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9.00am     Arrivals, drinks and a chance to meet and talk to people

9.30am     Welcome:

Councillor Rachel Harris, Chair Dudley Health and Wellbeing Board –

The Annual Account of Dudley Health and Wellbeing Board

9.45am     Short talks:

  •          Paul Maubach – Dudley as a Vanguard area for improving Health and Social Care and what it means for us
  •          Deborah Harkins – How changing health needs and reducing budgets will change the way in which we work with partners and the population to keep people living well for longer
  •          Dr William Bird – How green spaces and the built environment affect health behaviour
  •          Professor Kathryn Moore – Transforming the region: health and economics

11.15am    Refreshments and networking

11.30am    Workshops – on arrival participants will be invited to choose one of the following workshops to take part in:

  •          Integrating health and social care services
  •          Developing a Community Wellbeing Compact/Citizen’s Deal focusing on factors that keep people healthy and  well
  •          Advocating for children’s health and wellbeing
  •          Learning from experience and evidence – lightning talks

12.30pm    Lunch

1.15pm      Women and Theatre

Understanding Self Harm in Dudley – an innovative research project

2.00pm       Dean Hill – Launch of the Dudley Sport Strategy and Commission

2.15pm      Meet the Board

Q&A session with Dudley Health and Wellbeing Board members

2.45pm       Networking time

3.30pm       Close

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