Joe Campbell to step-down as ECCA’s chief executive

Posted on May 1st, by editor in Caring Times. No Comments

|By Geoff Hodgson| Following the appearance of a recruitment advertisement in The Sunday Times on May 16, Joe Campbell has confirmed that he is to step-down as chief executive of the English Comunity Care Association (ECCA). Mr Campbell told Caring Times that it had always been understood that he would hold the position for six months or so in order to help establish the association. ECCA was formed in January, following the merger of the Independent Healthcare Association (IHA), which collapsed when acute healthcare providers withdrew their membership, and English Care, a care fees lobby group formed in March last year. Mr Campbell had been chief executive of both English Care and Scottish Care, an association which has claimed significant success in gaining funding increases for social care in Scotland. “Strictly speaking, I have resigned but this was in no way unexpected,” Mr Campbell said. “ECCA is now well established – we have developed our strategy document. and will be holding our first major conferen

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