Agenda and minutes
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Declarations of Interest
At this point in the meeting, Board Members are asked to declare:
· any personal interests not included on the Register of Interests
· any prejudicial interests or
· any disclosable pecuniary interests
which they may have in respect of business on this agenda. A list of general personal interests previously declared is attached.
Board Members were invited to declare any personal, prejudicial
or disclosable pecuniary interests, that they had in relation to the business on the agenda.
Emily Abbott, Healthwatch York, declared a personal, non-prejudicial interest in being the Chair of the Heworth branch of the Labour Party.
To approve and sign the minutes of the last meeting of the Health and Wellbeing Board held on 13 March 2019.
Resolved: That the minutes of the previous meeting of the Health and Wellbeing Board held on 13 March 2019 be signed as a correct record.
It is at this point in the meeting that members of the public who have registered their wish to speak can do so. The deadline for registering is by 5.00pm on Wednesday 31 July 2019.
To register please contact the Democracy Officer for the meeting, on the details at the foot of this agenda.
Filming, Recording or Webcasting Meetings
Please note that, subject to available resources, this meeting will be filmed and webcast, or recorded, including any registered public speakers who have given their permission. This broadcast can be viewed at http://www.york.gov.uk/webcasts.
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The Council’s protocol on Webcasting, Filming & Recording of Meetings ensures that these practices are carried out in a manner both respectful to the conduct of the meeting and all those present. It can be viewed at: http://www.york.gov.uk/download/downloads/id/11406/protocol_for_webcasting_filming_and_recording_of_council_meetings_20160809.pdf
It was reported that there had been no registrations to speak under the Council’s Public Participation Scheme.
Presentation: Health and Wellbeing Board Working Arrangements
The Director of Public Health for the City of York will give a verbal presentation on the future Health and Wellbeing Board Working Arrangements.
The Director of Public Health gave a presentation outlining the current working arrangements for the Board and highlighted some areas for discussion on the Board’s future direction. The presentation has been attached as a supplement to the agenda.
Members of the Board agreed with the suggestion of a task and finish group to look into the Board’s future working arrangements. Members noted that it was important for the Board and it’s sub-groups to have a more defined focus in the future. It was also noted that the task and finish should be given a short timescale to complete the project.
Members also discussed the new Primary Care Networks and how that will affect the System Transformation Partnerships (STPs) moving forward and how it will be essential to align values and strategic objectives between organisations and geographical areas.
The Chair highlighted the need for three actions:
- The need to decide on joint values and strategic objectives
- The need to look at sub-groups of the Board
- To review the Joint Strategic Needs Assessment and Joint Health and Wellbeing Strategy
Resolved: That the Health and Wellbeing Board considered the report and agreed to:
· Refresh the Joint Health and Wellbeing Strategy in line with the timetable set out in the report at Item 5 of the agenda
· Hold a workshop to identify priorities for the Board
· Hold a workshop to identify the values of the Board
· Set up a Task and Finish Group to look at the sub-structure of the Health and Wellbeing Board (Volunteers to be drawn from the Health and Wellbeing Board membership)
Reason: To enable the board to develop and own a Joint Health and Wellbeing Strategy that will provide a single unifying vision for the improvement of the Health and Wellbeing of York residents.
The purpose of this report is to set out proposals for a refresh of the Joint Health and Wellbeing Strategy for York. The existing Strategy runs until 2022 but there are a number of national and local policy drivers now influencing the Health and Wellbeing Board which need to be considered.
The Board considered a report from the Director of Public Health on a proposal to refresh the Joint Health and Wellbeing Strategy.
Members of the Board expressed some concern on the timing of public consultation within the timeline for the refresh. The Board also noted that it would be important to consult with the voluntary sector and Healthwatch York.
The Board agreed to have two workshops, one on the development of joint values (as agreed in item 4) and one on the agreement of joint priorities for the refreshed strategy.
Resolved: That the Health and Wellbeing Board consider the report and agree the timeline for refresh of the Joint Health and Wellbeing Strategy.
Reason: To enable the Board to develop and own a Joint Health and Wellbeing Strategy that will provide a single unifying vision for the improvement of the Health and Wellbeing of York residents.
This report asks Members of the Health and Wellbeing to receive four new reports from Healthwatch York.
Members received a cover report from Healthwatch York highlighting four new reports that had been completed.
There were consistent themes reported within these reports with communication and early consultation highlighted in all of them.
Members of the board welcomed the reports and the Chair of NHS Vale of York Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) highlighted that the system needed to integrate more, to understand priorities better and suggested that Healthwatch York could be an important tool in helping the health system evaluate performance in these areas.
The Chair of the CCG also noted that Children and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) is at the top of the CCG’s risk register and their highest priority.
Resolved: That the Health and Wellbeing Board
- Considered the reports from Healthwatch York
- Agree to respond to Healthwatch York within 20 working days from the date of the Board meeting
- Refer the reports to the Joint Commissioning Board for consideration
Reason: To keep members of the Board up to date regarding the work of Healthwatch York.
This report is to inform the Health and Wellbeing Board of the progress against the Improvement Plans agreed following the CQC Local System Review 2017 and Progress Review 2018.
Members received an update on the Action Plan from the Care Quality Commission reviews.
The Corporate Director of Health, Housing and Adult Social Care noted that the aim for the board should be to receive fewer update reports on the action plan and instead challenge each other to ensure that the changes required are being embedded in the system.
Resolved: That the Health and Wellbeing Board note the report.
Reason: So that the issues raised by the two CQC reports are recognised by the system as areas for improvement and the refreshed plans can be taken forward in partnership.
The Chair noted the Board’s sincere thanks to Mike Proctor, who had recently retired. The Chair and Board wished Mike all the best in retirement.