New Interim Director of Health and Social Care appointed
Published: Friday 02 Aug 2019 by Fife Council
Nicky Connor has been appointed as the Interim Director of Health and Social Care, for the Fife Health and Social Care Partnership.
Fife has led the way in developing a partnership approach to health and social care services. This interim role is to enable a seamless transfer of leadership to ensure that the Partnership remains focused on delivering its strategic vision, mission and outcomes for the people of Fife whilst a new Director is appointed.
Ms Connor is currently the partnership’s Associate Director of Nursing (Fife wide) and brings to the interim post over 20 years’ experience as a nurse covering a diversity of acute, specialist and community roles.
Ms Connor succeeds Michael Kellet, who has stepped down, after 3 years as Director of Health and Social Care to take up a new role at the Scottish Government.
Chair of the Partnership’s Integration Joint Board (IJB), Cllr Rosemary Liewald welcomed the news stating:
“Following a rigorous internal recruitment process, we are delighted to have appointed Nicky to the post of Interim director of health and social care in Fife. Nicky has worked with Fife Health and Social Care Partnership since it was established and has been instrumental in driving forward a wide range of initiatives.
“Her interim appointment will help to ensure that the Partnership remains focused on delivering its strategic vision, mission and outcomes for the people of Fife whilst a new Director is appointed.”
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