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Black Country and West Birmingham Maternity System Conference 2018

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The second Black Country and West Birmingham Local Maternity System Conference will take place on Monday 22 October 2018 from 9.30am to 2.30pm at Walsall Football Club, Stadium Suite, Banks's Stadium, Bescot Crescent, Walsall, WS1 4SA.To book your place visit https://bit.ly/2P7sYwh 

Keynote speakers include:

  • Toby Lewis, Chair, Black Country and West Birmingham Local Maternity System
  • Sally Roberts, Chief Nurse, Black Country and West Birmingham Local Maternity System
  • Dr Tilly Pillay, Neonatologist, The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust

Portfolio Director appointed to Black Country health and care partnership

Alastair McIntyreThe Black Country and West Birmingham STP is pleased to confirm the appointment of Alastair McIntyre as its Portfolio Director.

Alastair’s role will be to manage STP health and care programmes across the Black Country and West Birmingham. He will work with STP partners to support the delivery of improved health and wellbeing for local people.

Alastair joins the STP from NHS England where he was Director of Operations for the West Midlands Directors of Commissioning Operations (DCO) Team. Alastair has worked in local, regional and national positions over the past 18 years and prior to that held a number of roles within mental health commissioning.

Speaking about his appointment, Alastair said: “I am delighted to have this opportunity to reshape the way we deliver health and care services in the Black Country and West Birmingham. I’m passionate about involving patients and public and I’m looking forward to working together with local communities and staff to turn our vision of improved health and wellbeing into reality."

Families help shape future of local maternity care

Local women and their families are invited to find out how their feedback is helping shape maternity services in the Black Country at a 'You Said, We Did' event on Wednesday 26 September.

Over the last year, NHS organisations have held a series of listening workshops and talked to more than 200 women and families about their experience of maternity services in the Black Country.

Independent Chair appointed to Black Country health and care partnership

Jonathan FellowsJonathan Fellows has been appointed as the Independent Chair of the Black Country and West Birmingham Sustainability and Transformation Partnership (STP).

The STP is a partnership of health and social care organisations that have come together to improve the health and wellbeing of people across the Black Country and West Birmingham.