Health and Wellbeing Board
Wednesday, 5th February, 2020 10.00 am

Venue: The Executive Meeting Room - Third Floor, The Guildhall. View directions

Contact: Joanne Wildsmith, Democratic Services Tel: 9283 4057  Email:

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Welcome and Introductions


Apologies for absence


Declaration of Members' Interests


Minutes of previous meeting 8 January 2020 and matters arising pdf icon PDF 122 KB

Matters Arising - Minute 4 (and 25  of 2019) - A letter from the Joint Chairs was sent to NHS England regarding this board's concerns regarding dental tender process (and concerns regarding provision in Portsea and Paulsgrove specifically) on 17th January 2020 and inviting a representative to attend this meeting if possible.


Preventing Violent Extremist Strategy pdf icon PDF 136 KB

Report by Rachel Roberts, Head of Mental Health, Safeguarding and Learning Disability Service.


RECOMMENDED that the Health and Wellbeing Board agree:

(1)      to note the contents and provide governance to the Prevent Delivery Board;


(2)       That each responsible agency to undertake a Prevent training audit;


(3)       That each responsible agency to communicate the referral process for raising concerns of radicalisation (Multi- Agency Safeguarding Hub - MASH).


Serious Violence Problem Profile (presentation)

Lisa Wills, PCC Strategy and Partnership Manager, will make a presentation at the meeting in open session.  There will be some additional background information sent to members separately which contains some sensitive information which is not in the public domain.


Homelessness Strategy 2018-2023 pdf icon PDF 140 KB

Sharon George, Head of Housing Needs, Advice & Support will attend to present the Director of Housing, Neighbourhood and Building Services' report.  She will present the Council's final and approved homelessness strategy for 2018 to 2023, as approved by the Cabinet Member for Housing for the Health and Wellbeing Board to consider how the strategy's action plan will be monitored by the board.



(1)  The Head of Housing Needs, Advice and Support updates the Health and Wellbeing Board on progress with the Action Plan on a twice yearly basis.


(2)  The HWBB notes the potential for the Homeless Strategy and The Portsmouth City Rough Sleeping Partnership Strategy (2018 - 2020) to be aligned. That will provide the opportunity for the Rough Sleeping multi-agency Partnership Board) to have oversight of the local authorities and partners work in relation to the statutory homeless duties and non-statutory homeless duties.       

Additional documents:


Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND) Strategy pdf icon PDF 448 KB

The purpose of the report by Julia Katharine, Head of Inclusion, is:


(i)            To update the Health & Wellbeing Board on the outcome of the Local Area SEND Inspection in July 2019.

(ii)          To seek endorsement of the SEN Strategy for 2019 to 2022, noting links with wider health and care strategy, particularly around mental health support for 18-25 year olds. .

(iii)         To seek endorsement of Portsmouth's aspiration to become an even more inclusive city.


This is a regular update is provided for the Health & Wellbeing Board. The last

update was in February 2019.

Additional documents:


Energy and Water at Home - Draft Strategy pdf icon PDF 225 KB

A presentation and information papers by Mark Sage and Andrew Waggott from PCC Housing, Neighbourhood and Building Services.


Please note that you can access the link to the formal consultation site below:


Additional documents:


City Vision (Information report) pdf icon PDF 131 KB

The report by Charlotte Smith, PCC Assistant Director Corporate Services, on behalf of PCC's Chief Executive is to update the Health and Wellbeing Board on progress with work being undertaken to develop a city vision.


Dates of meetings (information item)

To note previously agreed dates Wednesdays at 10am:


17th June, 23rd September and 25th November



Members of the Health and Wellbeing Board are reminded that they are invited to a separate session on priority setting commencing at 1pm on 5th February.