Appointment of Non-Executive Directors

Five Non-Executive Directors have been appointed to Dudley Integrated Health and Care NHS.

The five are:

Ian Buckley – a local businessman and former vice-chair of University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire

Martin Evans  - previously Assistant Chief Constable, West Mercia Police

David Gilburt – former NHS Director of Finance end experienced Non Executive Director and Audit Chair

Valerie Little – former Director of Public Health for Dudley

Dr George Solomon – former GP and member of Sandwell and West Birmingham CCG Governing Body

Welcoming their appointment, Harry Turner, chair of Dudley Integrated Health and Care NHS said: “I am delighted we have been able to appoint five such high calibre individuals. They each bring particular skills to the board and will ensure the new organisation is independently scrutinised.  I am looking forward to working with them and their executive colleagues.”

Dudley Integrated Health and Care NHS (DIHC) was authorised on April 1st 2020. It brings together a range of health and care services in one organisation with primary care, delivered by General Practice, at its heart.

The ICP has been created from a partnership of local GPs, NHS Dudley Clinical Commissioning Group, The Dudley Group NHS Foundation Trust, Dudley and Walsall Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust, and Black Country Partnership NHS Foundation Trust.