Health and Wellbeing Board - Wednesday, 25th February, 2015 10.00 am

Venue: St. James' Hospital (The Entertainments Hall) Locksway Road

Contact: Joanne Wildsmith CCDS Tel: 9283 4057  Email:

No. Item


Welcome, Apologies for absence, introductions and any declarations of members' interests


Minutes of previous meeting - 26 November 2014 with Matters Arising - including Pharmaceutical Needs Assessment report pdf icon PDF 75 KB

The minutes of the HWB meeting held on 26 November 2014 are attached for approval as a correct record by the Board.


Matters arising - to include:


Pharmaceutical Needs Assessment (PNA) - The HWB is asked to note the paper confirming the outcome of the PNA consultation and to approve the adoption of the PNA.

Additional documents:


Health and Wellbeing Board Governance pdf icon PDF 230 KB

Report by Matthew Gummerson, Principal Strategy Adviser.


This will seek the formal endorsement of the HWB for the changes to its constitution that Full Council will be recommended to approve, based on the proposals previously discussed with HWB members.


Public Health - Portsmouth's 'Plan on a Page' pdf icon PDF 148 KB

Janet Maxwell, Director of Public Health to follow.


Tackling poverty needs assessment (decision item) pdf icon PDF 164 KB

Report by the Tackling Poverty Co-ordinators is attached.


This seeks to update the Health and Wellbeing Board of the work of the Tackling Poverty Strategy, focusing on the development of the new needs assessment and strategy from 2015 onwards, and to seek feedback from the Board accordingly.




(1)             That the Health and Wellbeing Board considers any feedback it wishes to input into the needs assessment, and discusses this at the Health and Wellbeing Board meeting.


(2)             That the needs assessment is then circulated for a final period to the Board after the meeting, to enable Board members to submit their final views.


(3)             That the Chair of the Health and Wellbeing Board be authorised to sign-off the final needs assessment on behalf of the board for publication.


Additional documents:


Better Care Update pdf icon PDF 659 KB

Presentation by Jo York, Head of Better Care - updating the board on progress with the Better Care Plan



Creating sustainable healthy environments pdf icon PDF 395 KB

Report by Janet Maxwell, Director of Public Health, attached on the outputs of a series of seminars that have been held to develop this JHWS workstream


Additional documents:


Mental Health and Wellbeing pdf icon PDF 141 KB

Report by Matt Smith, Public Health Consultant attached, on progress with this JHWS workstream.



Work Programme for HWB (information item) pdf icon PDF 27 KB

The attached draft schedule of forthcoming items, prepared by Matthew Gummerson, is for discussion and information and is subject to change.


Date of next meeting

17 June at 9am is the proposed date of the next public meeting of the HWB.