The Black Country and West Birmingham (BCWB) Integrated Care System (ICS) was formed in 2016 and covers the five places of Dudley, Sandwell, Walsall, West Birmingham and Wolverhampton.
The Partnership is formed of the following 15 local, health and care organisations:
- Black Country and West Birmingham Clinical Commissioning Group
- Dudley Metropolitan Borough Council
- DIHC - Dudley Integrated Health and Care NHS Trust
- The Dudley Group NHS Foundation Trust
- City of Wolverhampton Council
- The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust
- West Midlands Ambulance Service
- NHS England & Improvement
- Black Country Healthcare
- Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS Trust
- Birmingham City Council
- Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust
- Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council
- Walsall Metropolitan Borough Council
- Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust
The partnership has committed to becoming an Integrated Care System (ICS) by April 2021. As an ICS, we will be jointly responsible for managing resources, delivering NHS standards, and improving the health and care outcomes of 1.5 million people in the Black Country and West Birmingham.
The partnership is led by an Independent Chair, Mr Jonathan Fellows and a lead Chief Executive, Mr Paul Maubach.