Notice of a public meeting of

Health and Wellbeing Board



Councillors Runciman (Chair), Craghill, Looker and


Siân Balsom – Manager, Healthwatch York

Simon Bell - Interim Place Director, York Health and Care Partnership

Dr Emma Broughton – Joint Chair of York Health & Care Collaborative

Zoe Campbell – Managing Director, Yorkshire, York & Selby - Tees, Esk & Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust

Jamaila Hussain - Director of Prevention & Commissioning, City of York Council

Shaun Jones – Interim Director, Humber and North Yorkshire Locality, NHS England and Improvement

Martin Kelly - Corporate Director of Children’s and Education, City of York Council

Simon Morritt - Chief Executive, York & Scarborough Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Mike Padgham – Chair, Independent Care Group

Alison Semmence - Chief Executive, York CVS

Sharon Stoltz - Director of Public Health, City of York Council

Lisa Winward - Chief Constable, North Yorkshire Police



Wednesday, 16 November 2022



4.30 pm



The George Hudson Board Room - 1st Floor West Offices (F045)









1.          Declarations of Interest 



At this point in the meeting, Members are asked to declare any disclosable pecuniary interests or other registerable interests they might have in respect of business on this agenda, if they have not already done so in advance on the Register of Interests.





2.          Minutes 

(Pages 1 - 18)


To approve and sign the minutes of the last two meetings of the Health and Wellbeing Board held on 18 May and 20 July 2022.






3.          Public Participation 



At this point in the meeting members of the public who have registered to speak can do so. Members of the public may speak on agenda items or on matters within the remit of the committee.


Please note that our registration deadlines have changed to 2 working days before the meeting. The deadline for registering at this meeting is at 5.00pm on Monday 14 November 2022.


 To register to speak please visit to fill out an online registration form. If you have any questions about the registration form or the meeting please contact the Democracy Officer for the meeting whose details can be found at the foot of the agenda.


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4.          Ratification of Decisions made by the Health and Wellbeing Board outside of a Formal Meeting 

(Pages 19 - 74)


This report asks Health and Wellbeing Board (HWBB) members to formally ratify four decisions which were made outside of a formal meeting. These decisions were purportedly made via e-mail after the cancellation of the September meeting of the board.  As such decision-making has no lawful basis, the Board is required to ratify those decisions at the next available meeting.





5.          Report of the York Health and Care Partnership 

(Pages 75 - 110)


This report provides an update to the Health and Wellbeing Board (HWBB) regarding the work of the York Health and Care Partnership (previously the York Health and Care Alliance), progress to date and next steps.




6.          Approval of Application for WHO Age Friendly Communities Status 

(Pages 111 - 118)


This report asks Health and Wellbeing Board (HWBB) members to apply for World Health Organisation (WHO) Age Friendly Communities Status for York.




7.          Healthwatch York Report: Children's Mental Health - A Snapshot Report 

(Pages 119 - 160)


This report is for the attention and action of Board members, sharing a report from Healthwatch York which looks at what people have recently told us about accessing children’s mental health support.




8.          Healthwatch York Report: York Voices - What you Have Told Us So Far in 2022 

(Pages 161 - 190)


This report is for information, sharing details about what we have heard recently with the Health and Wellbeing Board.




9.          Healthwatch York Report: Accessible Information Update Report 

(Pages 191 - 218)


This report is for the attention and action of Board members, following presentation of the joint report from Healthwatch North Yorkshire and Healthwatch York on Accessible Information presented to the July meeting.




10.      Better Care Fund Update 

(Pages 219 - 254)


This paper provide a to the health and well-being board  in regard to the Better Care Fund (BCF). This report is part of a quarterly update requested by HWB board members and is a requirement of the BCF assurance process.




11.      Report of the Chair of the York Health and Care Collaborative (YHCC) 

(Pages 255 - 294)


The Health and Wellbeing Board is asked to consider a report on the work of the York Health and Care Collaborative.





12.      Health Protection Annual Report 

(Pages 295 - 316)


This report provides an update on health protection responsibilities within City of York Council and builds on the report from November 2021.




13.      Director of Public Health Annual Report 

(Pages 317 - 394)


This report contains the Public Health Annual Report focussing on the City’s response to the pandemic and covers the two year period of 2020-2022.




14.      HWBB Report COVID-19 update report 

(Pages 395 - 404)


This report is for information only and provides the Health and Wellbeing Board members with an update on COVID data for York.




15.      Urgent Business 



Any other business which the Chair considers urgent under the Local Government Act 1972.




Democracy Officer:


Margo Budreviciute

Telephone No – 01904 551573

Email –




For more information about any of the following please contact the Democracy Officer responsible for servicing this meeting:


·        Registering to speak

·        Business of the meeting

·        Any special arrangements

·        Copies of reports and

·        For receiving reports in other formats


Contact details are set out above.


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