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What we do

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.

Associates Pool

The IEWM Associates Pool is available for use by Local Authorities and public-sector partners in England and Wales and provides fast access to quality assured subject matter experts in several fields.

Children's Services

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

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.

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.

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.

Latest News

More productive, in work, but hard-up - recent reports shed light on the region’s economy and living standards

With the region’s relatively high poverty rates and a House of Commons briefing highlighting differences in regional disposable household income levels, Sherman Wong takes a look.Read More

Consultations and inquiries

To start the New Year, here are some recently announced Government consultations and committee inquiries which should be of interest to councils and their partners.Read More

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Caring, Jobs and Growth – the hidden power of Adult Social Care


ADASS Regional Workforce meeting 18th January 2018 Download

Promoting Digital Social Care


West Midlands’ online Information Advice and Guidance provision and proposals for next steps. Download

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Sue Banks


Ged Bowles

Assistant Director - Transformation

Tony Ashfield

Regional Programme Manager

Pete Jackson

Programme Manager -
Adult Social Care

Shelley Madley

Programme Support Officer

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