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

Public-Private partnership to launch consumer awareness campaign in the West Midlands to support independent living

In a unique public-private partnership all 14 local authorities in the West Midlands region are coming together to launch a consumer awareness campaign to promote and support independent living.Read More

WM ADASS teams up with SCIE to deliver Care Act support programme

West Midlands ADASS and the Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE) are working in partnership to support implementation of the Care Act in the region.Read More

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Upcoming Events

11 DEC 2015

IEWM 5th Annual Conference

The ICC, Birmingham, B1 2EA

For the fifth year running, this major event for local government, the wider public sector and their partners is focused on showcasing innovation in public services reform and providing a forum to debate and challenge the key issues of the day. Read More

27 JAN 2016

Supporting Children’s Services Improvement in the West Midlands

Colmore Gate, DeVere Venues, Birmingham, B3 2QD

This event sponsored by the LGA is designed for all members involved and interested in children’s services in the West Midlands. Read More

More Events


Minutes of RTAB meeting - 24th September 2015



Minutes of RTAB meeting - 14th May 2014



Latest Resources

Sue Banks


Ged Bowles

Assistant Director - Transformation

Tony Ashfield

Regional Programme Manager

Polly Reed

Programme Manager -
Children's Services

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