iNetwork’s vision is to help local public service organisations to “collaborate to innovate” and thereby provide effective support for their users, patients and communities.

The Northern WARP 4th Annual Conference

Register and secure your ticket to attend the Northern WARP 4th Annual Conference. This year the conference will be held on 13th September, in Manchester. 

Watch the iNetwork Video

This video celebrates 20 years of the iNetwork Partnership and was created to celebrate iNetwork’s 20th Anniversary.

The Innovation Awards 2023 Winners!

All category winners were officially revealed and celebrated during the dazzling Innovation Awards Dinner and Ceremony held on the evening of Thursday, 7th March. To view the impressive lineup of winners across various categories, head over to our winners page to explore and applaud their remarkable achievements.



The iN The Loop Series is Back!

The iN The Loop monthly webcast series is back! These sessions explore the big challenges and topical themes in the public sector. Join us at the next iN The Loop on 24 January for the ‘Challenge of Food and Fuel Poverty in our Communities’ session. Find out more now.

Latest Blogs

iNetwork Chair Receives an OBE!

We are very excited to share that Alison McKenzie-Folan, Chair of iNetwork and Chief Executive of Wigan Council, has been honoured with an OBE in the King's Birthday Honours List for her outstanding contributions to local government. Alison was announced as the...

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Introducing Sarah

We are thrilled to announce the addition of Sarah Day to the iNetwork team, where she has assumed the role of Stakeholder Engagement Manager for the Transforming & Innovating Public Services (TIPS) Programme. In her role as the TIPS programme lead, Sarah will be...

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Welcoming Billy to the Team

We would like to welcome a new member to the iNetwork team, Billy Smith has joined iNetwork as the Stakeholder Engagement Manager for the Effective Information Sharing & Security (EISS) Programme. In his role as the EISS programme lead and Co-Ordinator of the...

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Sarah Bullock

Deputy Chief Executive, Chorley Council & South Ribble Council

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The NHS Provider Selection Regime: the story so far


Thursday 18 July

This iNetwork event will be held online and looks at the NHS Provider Selection Regime. This session will provide valuable insights into the regulations and the experiences of local authority commissioner and the lessons learned. Find out more and register for a ticket >>


iN The Loop: Income Generation in the Public Sector


Tuesday 10 September

This event will be held online and is only open to iNetwork members. This session is a panel discussion with invited speakers who will focus on commercialisation and generating income in the public sector. Find out more and register for a ticket >>

Northern WARP 4th Annual Conference


Friday 13 September

This is the fourth conference brought to you by the Northern WARP, a cyber collaboration across the North which includes the North West WARP, Yorkshire & Humber WARP & IS North East WARP. On the day you will hear from expert speakers on topics related to cyber security, information security, information governance and information management. Find out more and register for a ticket >>>