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Dave Sweeney

Executive Director of Partnerships
Cheshire and Merseyside Health and Care Partnership

Dave was one of the first fully integrated Executive Strategic Commissioners that span both the CCG, LA, Community, Vol Sector, Sport and Environment. Dave led early system integration resulting in the pooling of over 42m local statutory provision. Dave has 18 years experience working in NHS and LA transformation/various levels of change management. Dave is a multi award winning commissioner; was awarded UK Social Value Leader 2016. Passionate about mental wellbeing, social movement and harnessing the power of communities. In December 2016 Dave picked up an NHS Leadership Award for ‘Service Development and Innovation’.

Dave recently graduated from the Yale Global Leadership Course on behalf of Cheshire and Merseyside. Dave has recently been seconded from the Chief Officer role at NHS Halton CCG into the implementation lead for Cheshire and Merseyside STP. A challenging role that covers 12 CCGs and 9 places. Dave designed the 10 point plan that was adopted across all places to support successful place integrated implementation. Having proven the large scale benefits on Social Prescribing and Social Value, Dave is part a national piece of work to ensure the widescale implementation. He is a World record holder Dad of two perfect girls, a sport fanatic and guitarist/singer.