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The Dudley Health & Wellbeing Board is responsible for the health and wellbeing of all residents in Dudley borough.

Using local evidence, it works to help identify the needs of local residents, improve efficiency, secure better care to improve health and wellbeing as well as tackle health inequalities across the borough.

Black Country Sustainability and Transformation Plan

For the vast majority who may not be familiar with STPs; Every health and social care system in England must produce a Sustainability and Transformation Plan (STP) showing how local services will evolve and become sustainable over the next five years, in order to best meet the needs of local communities. (More information can be viewed here on NHS England’s website.)

What is Public Health?

The Office of Public Health has responsibility for health improvement, health care quality and effectiveness, health protection and surveillance, health intelligence, as well as teaching, leadership and research in healthcare.

They also provide guidance and advice on all health and healthcare issues to the council and its partners.

Integration & Better Care Fund

Our Integration and Better Care Fund Plan for 2017-19, which creates a £148m pooled commissioning budget over the 2 years of the plan, has now received the highest level of assurance from NHS England and the Local Government Association. The plan describes how health and social care integration will support the transition to a new model of care in Dudley and is fully aligned to our shared plans for a Multispecialty Community Provider during 2018/19.

Delivery of the plan is overseen by the Integrated Commissioning Executive on behalf of the Dudley Health & Wellbeing Board.

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Dudley Borough Public Healthcare Forum Meeting

As a Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG), we are responsible for buying (commissioning) health & well-being services for our local population. We engage with our local community including patients and carers to understand what the health and care challenges are, prioritising what matters the most and concentrating on what will make the difference to people just like you.

We hold regular public healthcare forums.  

Booking is essential to ensure we provide enough food and refreshments. 

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