Directorate of Adult Services and Health

The Directorate of Adult Services and Health (DASH) was created in April 2013 when Public Health became the responsibility of the County Council.

What do we do?

The Directorate is responsible for a range of functions, the DASH What do we do document (PDF 241 KB) gives an overview of what these services are.

Directorate Functions

Service Leads

Richard Harling
Director of Adult Services and Health
County Hall, Spetchley Road, Worcester WR5 2NP
Telephone: 01905 763763

The Adult Services and Health directorate consists of the following service areas.

Directorate Service Area Head of Service Contact Details

Adult Social Care

Head of Adult Social Care
Anne Clarke
T: 01905 766984
E: aclarke2@worcestershire.gov.uk

Mental Health

Director of Operations - Worcestershire Health and Care NHS Trust
Stephen Collman
T: 01905 733901
E: jan.ditheridge@hacw.nhs.uk.

Joint Commissioning

Head of Joint Commissioning (Joint NHS appointment)
Richard Keble
T: 01905 728952
E: rkeble@worcestershire.gov.uk

Finance and Business Support

Head of Finance and Business Support
Sue Alexander
T: 01905 766942
E: salexander@worcestershire.gov.uk

Human Resources

Head of Human Resources
Ann-Marie Lockley
T: 01905 766903
E: alockley@worcestershire.gov.uk

Public Health

Head of Public Health
Frances Howie
T: 01905 765533
E: fhowie1@worcestershire.gov.uk

Directorate structure and contacts