The number of patients on waiting lists for key diagnostic tests has increased to more than 125,000, the latest figures show.
COSLA leaders stressed the role council services play in wellbeing.
The figure is one of the key findings in the Scottish One Health Antimicrobial Use and Antimicrobial Resistance in 2020 Report.
NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde has made the call as health boards across the country face continued pressure due to Covid.
They will be working across NHSGGC hospitals, as well as in communities in all six health and social care partnership areas.
Paul Gray said Scotland should learn from healthcare systems abroad which have less central control.
Consultation under way on changes to the regulation of legal services with the aim of promoting competition.
The new posts will be introduced as part of an extra £20m of government funding.
The health board has so far made 150 financial payments totalling more than £2m.
The full report will be shown on Scotland Tonight at 7.30pm on Thursday.
The funding is aimed at improving response times, alleviate pressures and improve staff wellbeing.
Probe into problems at hospitals in Glasgow and Edinburgh that contributed to the death of two children.
An ambulance was called for 72-year-old Roberta Stephen after she became dehydrated.
Humza Yousaf said health boards were having to make difficult decisions around the types of treatment they could offer.
Staff across NHSGGC hospitals were subjected to 2479 assaults and threats between January and July 2021
First Minister wants the health service in Scotland to be 'stronger than ever before' as she outlines post-Covid recovery plan.
Humza Yousaf praised the work of the outgoing Professor Amanda Croft.
Almost 60% of all emergency hospital waiting times of more than 12 hours over one month were in Ayrshire earlier this year.
More than one in ten patients infected with Covid during first wave were being treated in hospital for another reason.
A total of 1400 children went to NHS acute hospitals in 2020 having self-harmed, the most since 2007.