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Published 08 May 2017

Beth Culshaw Beth Culshaw has been appointed to lead the HSCP

A new Chief Officer has been appointed to lead the West Dunbartonshire Health and Social Care Partnership.

Beth Culshaw will replace Keith Redpath, who retires in July, at the HSCP which is responsible for delivering all local primary care, community health and social care services.

Beth has worked in the health sector for over 23 years and is currently Head of Health and Community Care with Inverclyde HSCP. She has previously worked as a manager in primary and secondary care, community services as well as in social care. 

Beth said: “I am delighted to have been appointed to this role. As one of the first HSCPs in the country, the partnership is well-established and I am committed to continuing the growth of that integration between the NHS and Council. My first priority is to work with the team in West Dunbartonshire to further improve outcomes for local residents.”

West Dunbartonshire Council Chief Executive Joyce White said: “The recruitment panel were really impressed by Beth’s enthusiasm, passion, and desire to continuously improve services. I look forward to working closely with her in the coming years as we continue to improve the lives of West Dunbartonshire residents.”

Jane Grant, Chief Executive of NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde said:  “I am delighted that Beth Culshaw has been appointed as the Chief Officer of West Dunbartonshire HSCP.

“Beth has spent her entire career working to improve the health of the people of Clyde and this new role as Chief Officer will give her a fantastic opportunity to build on this. Her knowledge, enthusiasm and leadership skills will benefit the local community in West Dunbartonshire and I look forward to working with her in the years ahead.”