The Birmingham Children and Young People’s Partnership
The Birmingham Children and Young People’s Partnership is a collaboration between Birmingham City Council, Birmingham Children’s Trust, Birmingham and Solihull Integrated Care Board, West Midlands Police and Crime Commissioner, West Midlands Police and the Birmingham Voluntary Services Council. The partnership works together as one, with a set of shared priorities that everyone is behind. The partnership is committed to working with families and communities, and improving outcomes for babies, children, and young people across Birmingham.
Our Children and Young People’s Partnership Board:
- Cllr. Karen McCarthy, Cabinet Member for Children, Young People and Families
Birmingham City Council
- Dr. Satish Rao, Consultant Respiratory Paediatrician and Medical Director for Innovation and Transformation
Birmingham Women’s and Children’s Hospital, Birmingham and Solihull Integrated Care System
- Professor Doug Simkiss, Chief Medical Officer and Deputy Chief Executive
Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
- Richard North, Chief Superintendent, Commander for Birmingham Local Policing Area
West Midlands Police
- Colin Michel, Interim Director for Strategy and Partnerships
Birmingham Children and Young People’s Partnership
- Brian Carr, Chief Executive
Birmingham Voluntary Services Council
- Dr. Temitope Ademsou, Assistant Director of Adult Social Care
Birmingham City Council
- Andy Couldrick, Chief Executive
Birmingham Children’s Trust
- Penny Thompson, Independent Chair of Children’s Safeguarding Partnership
Birmingham Safeguarding Children’s Partnership
- Lisa Stalley-Green, Deputy Chief Executive and Chief Nursing Officer
NHS Birmingham and Solihull CCG
- Tom McNeil, Assistant Police and Crime Commissioner
West Midlands PCC
- Sue Harrison, Strategic Director of Children’s Services [Chair] Birmingham City Council
Our values are the things that are important to us:
We are open and honest in the partnership, and with children, young people, families, and communities.
We are trustworthy, and we take responsibility for what we do.
We make things happen by supporting each other in taking risks and actions.
All our partners, children, young people, and families are important. We build and maintain good relationships with them, and value their contribution.
We need to keep listening, learning, and growing together to achieve the best possible outcomes for our children and young people.
Our principles are the things that guide us in everything we do:
- Children and young people are at the heart of everything we do
- We are ambitious for every child and young person in Birmingham
- We are one partnership, with one set of priorities
- Provide bold, collective, system leadership
- Create a collaborative and integrated service system
- Hold each other to account with support, oversight, and challenge
- Base our offer to children and young people in the best available evidence
- Know the difference we are making