longer, safer healthier lives

making the borough a better place to live

The health and wellbeing board is focussed on how we (individuals, families, communities, organisations and local politicians) can make Dudley a place where people live – longer, safer and healthier lives


longer, safer healthier lives

Dudley Council:

Councillor C Bayton,  Cabinet Member for Health and Adult Social Care (Chair)

Councillor R Buttery,  Shadow Cabinet Member for Health and Wellbeing

Councillor G Partridge, Cabinet Member for Communities

Councillor  S Ridney, Cabinet Member for children's services

Mr M Samuels , Strategic Director People

Mr A Lunt – Strategic Director Place 

Mr M Bowsher – Chief Officer Adult Social Care

Ms DHarkins – Chief Officer Health and Wellbeing (Director of Public Health)

Mr M Rodgers – Chief Officer Housing

Ms S Butcher- Chief Officer Children's Services

Dudley NHS:

Dr D Hegarty, Chair of  Dudley Clinical Commissioning Group (Vice Chair)

Mr P Maubach, Chief Accountable Officer, Dudley Clinical Commissioning Group

Ms D Wake, Chief Executive, Dudley Group NHS Foundation Trust

Mr M Axcell, Chief Executive, Dudley and Walsall Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust 

Ms L Writtle, Chief Executive, Black Country Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

Dr G Love,   GP, Dudley Multi-Specialty Community Provider

West Midlands Ambulance Service

Voluntary and Community Sector:

Mr A Gray, Chief Officer, Dudley Council for Voluntary Services 

Ms P Bradbury – Chair of Healthwatch Dudley

Public Sector:

Chief Superintendent S Bourner, West Midlands Police

Mr D Boucher, Operations Commander, West Midlands Fire and Rescue Service

Ms L Murphy, Independent Chair, Dudley Safeguarding Adults and Childrens Boards  


Officer Support

Ms K Jackson, Deputy Director of Public Health , Dudley Council

Ms J Simmonds, Service Manager – Strategic Partnerships,  Dudley Council

Ms S Haywood, Head of Community safety, Dudley Council

Mr N. Bucktin, Head of Partnership Commissioning, Dudley Clinical Commissioning Group


Contact information

Telephone 01384 815238 or E-mail Democratic.Services@dudley.gov.uk


Useful links

Dudley Health & Wellbeing Strategy

Health and Wellbeing Board


Board meeting

and minutes