Improvement and Efficiency West Midlands (IEWM)
Improvement and Efficiency West Midlands provides an extensive programme of support and capacity building for improvement and efficiency, and acts as a catalyst for collaborative working across all authorities and partnerships in the West Midlands.
The programme is essentially centred around three core objectives – improvement, efficiency and partnerships – all of which are underpinned by a strong focus on leadership and capacity building.
Health and Social Care Secretary Matt Hancock is to announce a £240m package of social care funding to ease pressure on the NHS over the winter months.
Council and central government workforces reach record levels; and a look at changes in council spending on disadvantage.
Consultations on shale gas planning, social housing rents, river basin plans, inquiries into active travel and the impact of a no deal Brexit on health and social care.
WMiC takes a look at the figures in the latest UK House Price Index
Latest figures show that attendances at England’s sexual health clinics have increased by 13% since 2013. WMiC looks at what Public Health England’s figures say about the West Midlands.
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