Andy Begley

Andy Begley is Shropshire Council's director of adult services and chair of the West Midlands Association of Directors of Adult Social Services
  • The art of the possible in Shropshire

    20 April 2022

    As we move to post-pandemic recovery, Andy Begley reflects on how COVID has impacted on a host of Shropshire Council’s relationships, beyond the obvious ones with people and organisations

  • The risk paradox

    23 January 2019

    The conflict between ‘traditional’ public sector risk management and the pace required to deliver innovative and sustainable services poses a problem for councils, says Andy Begley.

  • A billion ways to help

    04 September 2018

    Shropshire Council is leading the way in the West Midlands in helping solve the health and social care crisis with technology. Andy Begley looks at how ‘the Broseley project’ has helped older residents in particular to improve their lives.

  • Assistance you can count on

    01 August 2018

    Shropshire has been taking advantage of assisted technology to help deliver services across the county. Andy Begley looks at the benefits of tapping into the digital era.

  • Evolution vs revolution

    22 May 2018

    There is a data revolution coming, and Shropshire Council has embraced this to help improve local knowledge and services. Andy Begley looks at the progress made.

  • Big data for health and social care planning?

    11 April 2018

    In this, the first article in a series for The MJ, Andy Begley looks at how data might be used in future to better serve the health and care needs of communities.

  • If only adult social care was as easy as plug and play

    27 February 2018

    Andy Begley asks why can’t there be a common way to connect systems to enable health and adult social care systems to work together in an integrated manner?