New Chair appointed to the Angus Integration Joint Board

The governing board of the Angus Health and Social Care Partnership welcomes new Chair, Emma Jane Wells as Councillor Lois Speed completes her two year tenure.

New Integration Joint Board (IJB) Chair Emma Jane Wells said, “I am delighted to be taking on the role of Chair of Angus IJB.

“Having been a member of the IJB for the past 2 years, I am very aware of the dedication and commitment of all of the staff and volunteers involved in providing health and social care services across Angus and of the excellent partnership working that takes place between local authority, NHS, the independent sector and voluntary agencies.

“I look forward to working with IJB members as we continue to navigate these challenging times.”

Councillor Lois Speed, outgoing Chair of the IJB, said, “It has been a privilege to Chair Angus Integration Joint Board for the past two years. There are many examples of effective partnership working with dedicated and committed staff providing high quality care and support right across Angus. It is vital we continue to build on this to meet the challenges of providing Health and Social care services for our communities especially now in the context of COVID-19.”

The appointment of Emma Jane Wells as chair of the Integration Joint Board (IJB) marks the next phase of development for Angus Health and Social Care Partnership. The Partnership is committed to improving the health of the adult population of Angus, providing timely health and social care interventions when needed, and ensuring that people achieve the best possible outcomes.