Residents invited to health and wellbeing meeting – 30 Sep Posted by Shelley Brooks on September 29, 2014 in Active & Supportive Communities, Home Page, Information & Advice, My Support My Money | 0 comments People are invited along to the next meeting of Dudley Health & Wellbeing Board.The meeting is at St Thomas’ Community Network on September 30 from 3pm to 5pm. The board meets in public and residents will be able to see how it works, hear decisions as they are being made and learn more about how the delivery of health and care services in Dudley borough is shaped. Made up of local GPs, health commissioners, the police, Dudley Council officers and councillors and members of the borough’s voluntary and community sector, the board has responsibility for the health and wellbeing of residents across the borough. At the meeting the board will be discussing patient experiences of using health services and the emerging health and wellbeing priorities for the borough. Members will also be discussing the new Care Act 2014, which puts people and their carers in control of their care and support and, for the first time, will put a limit on the amount anyone will have to pay towards the costs of their care. Councillor Rachel Harris, cabinet member for health, said: “Members of the board are committed to working together to improve the health and wellbeing of residents across the borough and reduce health inequalities. “We hope people will come along to our next meeting to hear our discussions and the decisions we are making as we identify the emerging health and wellbeing priorities for the borough.” The meeting is from 3pm to 5pm at St Thomas’ Community Network, Beechwood Road, Dudley.