Since April 2013, the Dudley Health & Wellbeing Board (HWBB) has been 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. Bitesize guide to Dudley Health & Wellbeing Board
The board brings together Dudley Council, Dudley Clinical Commissioning Group, Healthwatch Dudley, the NHS Commissioning Board and partners in the voluntary and community sectors.
It has developed a Health and Wellbeing Strategy setting out the priorities the board has agreed to tackle to improve the health and wellbeing of people living and working in Dudley.
These priorities and the future planning of services across the borough are determined from evidence collated in the borough’s Joint Strategic Needs Assessment. See below.
The Joint Strategic Needs Assessment Strategy provides a starting point for discussion and debate about the health and wellbeing of people in Dudley.
‘The aim of the joint health & wellbeing strategy is to improve the health and wellbeing of people in Dudley borough and to reduce health inequalities.