West Midlands Urgent & Emergency Care Network: West Midlands Social and Health Care – Independent Care Workshop



9.00am – 9.30am Refreshments

9.30am- 10.00am

West Midlands Adult Social Care Update – Linda Sanders

  • A practical approach to being better connected – key areas of work Urgent and Emergency Care and Commissioning the Independent Sector.
  • Outline of the day
  • Objectives of the day
  • Questions

10.00am – 10.30am

Urgent and Emergency Care Network (UECN) –Andy Williams

  • The benefit of a regional connection
  • Outline of the UECN and priority areas
  • Role of the UECN & links to STPs


10.30am – 10.45am

Emergency Care Improvement Programme

  • What is the Emergency Care Improvement Programme (ECIP)?
  • Informatics’
  • Frailty and what does good look like in urgent care

10.45am– 11.15am

Breakout Session One – Individual and shared responsibilities

  • Building shared approaches – Principles and Pathways

11.15am– 11.45am

Open Session – Feedback

  • Capture discussions
  • Identify key principles & potential operating barriers

11.45am – 12.15pm

Breakout session two – Independent Sector Commissioning

The Current Landscape – Presentation from ADASS WM Christine Lewington Head

Head of Strategic Commissioning Warwickshire


  • What does this mean for regional system delivery?
  • How could we improve this together?
    • Shared data and information
    • Skills and Experience
    • Workforce Development
  • What are the challenges/barriers in working together?
  • What are the priorities for shared action in the West Midlands?

 12.15pm– 12.30pm

Open Session – Feedback

  • Capture discussions
  • Identify key areas for action and potential next steps

12.30pm – 12.45pm

Next Steps and Close

  • Next Steps/ Future meetings



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