New interim director of health and social care appointed in Fife



Nicky Connor

Nicky Connor has been appointed as the interim director of health and social care for the Fife Health and Social Care Partnership.

The 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.

She succeeds Michael Kellet, who has stepped down, after three years as director of health and social care to take up a new role at the Scottish Government.

Welcoming the news, Cllr Rosemary Liewald, chair of the Partnership’s Integration Joint Board (IJB), Cllr Rosemary Liewald, said: “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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