Health and Wellbeing Board - Wednesday, 16th September, 2015 9.00 am

Venue: Conference Room A - Civic Offices. View directions

Contact: Joanne Wildsmith, Democratic Services, PCC Tel: (023) 9283 4057  Email:

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Welcome, apologies for absence and declaration of members' interests

Dr Hogan has sent his apologies for absence so Councillor Stubbs will be chairing this meeting.  Apologies have also been received from Janet Maxwell and Sue Harriman.


Minutes of the Meeting held on 17 June 2015 pdf icon PDF 85 KB


Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND) pdf icon PDF 171 KB

An update report by Dr Julia Katherine on the new responsibilities placed on the HWB as a result of SEND reforms, and review of progress against the Disabled Children's Charter.

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The Care Act - Presentation on Progress

Angela Dryer to make a presentation on the progress of implementation of the Care Act, including the new Information and Advice Strategy, and update on the delayed introduction of the next phase.


Portsmouth Together pdf icon PDF 152 KB

Report on the progress that this new initiative, using impact volunteering to address key city challenges, has made at the end of its first year.


Healthwatch Portsmouth Annual Report pdf icon PDF 75 KB

Report from Tony Horne and Pat Fowler (Healthwatch Portsmouth Consultant) summarising Healthwatch Portsmouth's Annual Report.

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A Proposal for Portsmouth: A Blueprint for Health and Care in Portsmouth pdf icon PDF 111 KB

Report by Innes Riches, Chief Operating Officer at Portsmouth Clinical Commissioning Group (PCCG) and David Williams, Chief Executive at Portsmouth City Council (PCC), on how the HWB partners are looking to develop more integrated health and social care in the city.  This incorporates the workstream on how the HWB partners are supporting the CCG to deliver its strategic priorities.




The Health & Wellbeing Board is recommended to:


(1)  Support in principle the statements in this Portsmouth Blueprint for Health & Care


(2)  Require a more detailed report on the development of these proposals is brought to its Board meeting on 2nd December 2015


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Budgets: Presentation giving an overview of the council and CCG's budget positions for the years ahead

Innes Richens and David Williams to present.


Public Health Annual Report pdf icon PDF 84 KB

Matt Smith presenting the Director of Public Health's statutory annual report, focussing this year on how the work under the banner 'building a healthier city' is addressing the wider determinants of health.  This will include an update on the JHWS workstream looking at health related barriers to employment.

Additional documents:


Tackling Poverty Strategy pdf icon PDF 127 KB

Report by Mark Sage seeking approval by the HWB of this strategy which sets out the city's approach to this JHWS workstream. 




(1)             That the Health and Wellbeing Board considers the strategy and action plan for any final feedback at the Health and Wellbeing Board meeting.


(2)             That the Chair of the Health and Wellbeing Board be authorised to sign-off the final strategy and action plan on behalf of the Board for publication.


(3)              That authority to amend the action plan as set out in paragraph 5.2 is approved.

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Date of next meeting pdf icon PDF 24 KB

The next scheduled meeting of the Health and Wellbeing Board is on Wednesday 2nd December at 9am in Conference Room A of the Civic Offices. The intended programme of items is attached.