Islay & Jura Local Planning Group was inaugurated on 1st April 2016. It is one of 8 under the auspices of Argyll & Bute Health and Social Care Partnership.

The purpose of the LPG is to be the engine room in achieving the vision of Argyll & Bute Health and Social Care Partnership [HSCP]. The role of the LPG is to govern and account for delivery of the strategic plan objectives at locality level. The focus and objectives being:

  • Promote healthy lifestyle choices and self-management of long term conditions
  • Reduce the number of avoidable emergency admissions to hospital and minimize the time that people are delayed in hospital
  • Support people to live fulfilling lives in their own homes, for as long as possible
  • Support unpaid carers to reduce the impact of their caring role on their own health and wellbeing
  • Institute continuous quality improvement management process across its service driving out ‘waste, harm and variation’
  • Support staff to continuously improve the information, support and care that they deliver
  • Efficiently and effectively manage all resources to deliver best value

It is not involved in day-to-day Staff & Management operational issues.

Current Co-Chairs are: Mr. Lloyd Wells, Islay & LPG locality Manager and Dr Pat McGrann, Islay resident who reports to Islay Community Council. Both can be contacted via Bowmore Hospital, Admin Team. Tel: 01496 3023000

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