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Committee details

Health and Wellbeing Board

Purpose of committee

Composition

The composition of the Health and Wellbeing Board is as follows:-

 

Representatives nominated by the Leader (being currently:

o   Portfolio Holder for Adult and Health Services;

o   Portfolio Holder for Safer Communities;

o   Portfolio Holder for Children and Young People’s Services);

·      Representation from each Clinical Commissioning Group;

·      A representative from Local Healthwatch;

·      Corporate Director of Adult and Health Services;

·      Corporate Director of Children and Young People’s Services

·      Director of Public Health

·      Director of Integration (a joint representative of Durham County Council, and Health partners

 

and nominated representation from each of the following:-

·      Chief Executive of Tees Esk and Wear Valley NHS Foundation Trust;

·      Chief Executive of County Durham and Darlington Foundation Trust;

·      Chief Executive of City of Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust;

·      Chief Executive of North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust;

·      Chief Executive of Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust;

·      Office of Police, Crime and Victims Commissioner

 

Role and Function

The Health and Wellbeing Board will have the following roles and functions:-

 

·      Promote integrated working between commissioners of health services, public health and social care services, for the purposes of advancing the health and wellbeing of the people in its area;

·      To develop a Joint Strategic Needs Assessment, which provides an overview of the current and future health and wellbeing needs of the people of County Durham;

·      To develop a Joint Health and Wellbeing Strategy (JHWS), which is based on evidence in the Joint Strategic Needs Assessment;

·      To produce a Pharmaceutical Needs Assessment which looks at the current provision of pharmacy services across County Durham, and whether there are any potential gaps to service delivery;

·      Be involved throughout the process as CCGs develop their commissioning plans and ensure they take proper account of the JHWS when developing these plans; and

·      Provide advice and assistance or other support as it thinks appropriate for the purposes of encouraging the making of arrangements under Section 75 of the National Health Service Act 2006.

 

Joint Strategic Needs Assessment

The County Durham Joint Strategic Needs Assessment (JSNA) provides a detailed overview of the current and future health and wellbeing needs of the people of County Durham.

 

Joint Health and Wellbeing Strategy

The Joint Health and Wellbeing Strategy (JHWS) strategy outlines a three year vision for improving health and wellbeing, and addressing health inequalities in the county.

 

 

 

Better Care Fund

The Health and Wellbeing Board has received regular updates and agreed the 

Better Care Fund Plan.

 

Pharmaceutical Needs Assessment

The Pharmaceutical Needs Assessment looks at the current provision of pharmacy services across County Durham, and whether there are any potential gaps to service delivery.

 

Altogether Healthier

The Health and Wellbeing Board supports the “Altogether Healthier” theme of the County Durham Partnership.  The County Durham Partnership (CDP) is the overarching partnership for County Durham.

 

 

 

 

 

Membership

  • Councillor Lucy Hovvels  (Chairman) 
  • Dr Stewart Findlay  (Vice-Chairman)  DDES CCG
  • Councillor Joy Allen   
  • Colin Bage   
  • Nicola Bailey    North Durham CCG
  • Julie Gillon   
  • Councillor Olwyn Gunn   
  • Brian Jackson   
  • Sue Jacques    County Durham and Darlington NHS Foundation Trust
  • Lesley Jeavons   
  • Amanda Healy   
  • Suzanne Lamb   
  • Colin Martin   
  • Alan Reiss   
  • Jane Robinson   
  • Dr David Smart    North Durham CCG
  • Dr Jonathan Smith   
  • Margaret Whellans   

Contact information

Support officer: Jackie Graham. 03000 269704

 

Contacts
Democratic Services
Durham County Council
County Hall
Durham
County Durham
DH1 5UL
email:
Tel:
03000 269 714