We support local authorities and their partners to reform and transform local public services

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What we do

Sector Led Improvement

Working closely with the LGA and other sector support networks, IEWM provides a focus for SLI activities on behalf of all local authorities within the West Midlands.

Adult Social Care

IEWM works closely with WM ADASS and has a Joint Improvement Programme that provides support to councils in the region through a sector led approach.

Children's Services

IEWM & WM ADCS work together to deliver a Regional Improvement Plan and develop public services for children and young people.

Transformation and Innovation

Our role is to work on behalf of the sector to help stimulate and influence new thinking and innovation and encourage engagement in new ways of working.

Commissioning and Procurement

We support public sector partners to work collaboratively to grow a broad level of knowledge and understanding around the strategic agenda, using, wherever possible, resources that are already out there.

Health and Wellbeing

We collaborate with health partners and local government services that have an impact on the health and wellbeing of residents across the region.

Latest News

EVENT: Leadership Essentials for Health and Wellbeing Chairs and Vice Chairs

Local Government Association 24-25th January 2017Read More

Consultations and Calls for Evidence - published Jan 2017


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Upcoming Events

23 JAN 2017


NMC, Lanchester Suite

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24 JAN 2017

CS Leadership Summit


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Sue Banks


Ged Bowles

Assistant Director - Transformation

Tony Ashfield

Regional Programme Manager

Paula Whitehouse

Children’ Services Programme Manager –
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Pete Jackson

Programme Manager -
Adult Social Care

Maggie Sybilska

Communications and Marketing Manager

Shelley Madley

Programme Support Officer

Monique Swaby

IEWM Apprentice

We are located at

2nd Floor, Sandwell Council House
Oldbury, West Midlands B69 3DB

Our postal address is

PO Box 16725
Oldbury, West Midlands B69 9FH

Telephone & Email

0845 352 7016