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On 10 February 2023, the Department for Health and Social Care confirmed that it was making £15m available to the sector to support the international recruitment of care workers. The funding is split between 9 regions across England, with each region able to create a sub-region to apply for funding. The DHSC has now published the main contacts for each region, or sub-region. If providers are wishing to get more involved in the partnerships and influence the 23/24 applications (deadline 17 March), DHSC suggests contacting the relevant individuals, listed below.

West Midlands: r.simpson@wmemployers.org.uk

Eastern: JulieThompson@southend.gov.uk

Southeast- Robyn.Noonan@Oxfordshire.gov.uk

East Midlands: nikita.lord@lincolnshire.gov.uk

Yorkshire and Humber: Abby.hands@adassyh.org.uk

Northeast: rachael.tullo@durham.gov.uk/ wendy.adams@skillsforcare.org.uk

Southwest: csmale.swadass@swcouncils.gov.uk


Northwest sub regional

Lancashire and Cumbria: Joanne.Reed@lancashire.gov.uk

Cheshire and Mersey: Angela.Johnson@knowsley.gov.uk

Greater Manchester: jo.finnerty@nhs.net


London sub regional

Northwest London: kim.steady1@hounslow.gov.uk

North Central London: naomi.giles@camden.gov.uk

Southeast London: Ian.Buchan1@bexley.gov.uk

Southwest London: Sheryl.Brand@southlondonpartnership.co.uk

Northeast London: Sarah.Swinge@havering.gov.uk