DUDLEY Clinical Commissioning Group has been shortlisted for the title of ‘CCG of the Year’ at the 2017 Health Service Journal Awards.

Responsible for planning and buying health services for people in Dudley, the CCG is among 10 organisations across the country to have been shortlisted for the top award which celebrates organisations that have capitalised on opportunities and overcome challenges.

Dudley CCG has made the shortlist for its development of the Dudley Multi-speciality Community Provider which aims to bring services together to create an accountable care organisation that will be able to deliver better integrated services.

¬ Paul Maubach, chief officer of Dudley CCG, said: “We are thrilled to have been shortlisted for this award. I am very proud of our team, our staff and our GPs, here at the CCG who all work incredibly hard to improve the quality of care for Dudley people.”

The award winners will be announced at a ceremony at the InterContinental O2 on November 22.