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Black Country and West Birmingham CCGs Stakeholder Newsletter

09 Jun 2020by lindseyh

Dear All,

Please click here to read the Black Country and West Birmingham CCGs first stakeholder newsletter.

It goes without saying that this is a challenging time for local health and care services.

Dudley has always benefited from a strong history of partnership working between the NHS, local government, the wider public sector and local voluntary services. This has provided a strong foundation for our collective response to the impact of COVID -19. Over recent weeks colleagues from the CCG, primary care, community health services the Council and others have:-

  • Worked with local community services to strengthen our end of life pathway;
  • supported our local care homes;
  • been redeployed to support the front line;
  • carried out vital patient testing;
  • developed new means by which patients can access services safely;
  • opened up new facilities;
  • used technology in a creative and innovative fashion;
  • developed new relationships with local businesses to provide PPE.


We are entering a difficult phase in the management of the pandemic but we have learnt a number of important lessons which will serve us well as we prepare for the full recovery of local services and the tasks required to maintain the resilience of our community.



Neill Bucktin

Managing Director

Dudley CCG

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