Health and Wellbeing Board – 12 March 2015
Chairman: Councillor Rob Waltham
Venue: International Room, Civic Centre
1. Welcome and Introductions
3. Declarations of Disclosable Pecuniary Interests and Personal or Personal and Prejudicial interests.
4. To approve as a correct record the minutes of the meeting of the Board held on 9 December 2014
5. Questions from members of the public
ITEMS FOR DECISION
6. Learning Disability Self-Assessment Framework. Joint report by the Chief Officer, North Lincolnshire CCG and the Director of People, North Lincolnshire Council (to follow).
ITEMS FOR DISCUSSION – PLEASE NOTE, ALL PAPERS WILL BE TAKEN ‘AS READ’ TO ENCOURAGE DISCUSSION AND DEBATE.
7. Update on the Better Care Fund Plan – Joint Report by the Chief Officer, North Lincolnshire CCG and the Director of People, North Lincolnshire Council
8. Director of Public Health Annual Report – Presentation by the Director of Public Health.
9. North Lincolnshire CCG Business Plan 2015/16 – report by the Chief Officer, North Lincolnshire CCG.
10. Update on JHWS Priority Action 4 – People can have a Good Night Out in North Lincolnshire.
11. Pharmaceutical Needs Assessment – verbal update by the Director of Public Health
12. Joint Strategic Assessment – verbal update by the Director of Public Health
13. Date and time of next meeting: To be decided.
14. Any other items which the Chairman decides are urgent by reason of special circumstances which must be specified.
PRESENT:- Councillor Waltham in the chair.
Caroline Briggs, Nick Hamilton-Rudd, Sandra Chatters, Allison Cooke, Frances Cunning, Karen Cjivetic (representing Christine Bain), Simon Driver, Karen Dunderdale (representing Karen Jackson), Anthony Forbes, Dave Houchin, Denise Hyde, Kian Borg Jackson, Trevor Laming, Becky McIntyre, Andy Orrey, Karen Pavey, Julia Pollock, Margaret Sanderson, Anne Tyrell, Alan Usher, Mike Wedgewood, and Peter Williams
Councillor Wilson attended the meeting in accordance with Procedure Rule 1.37(b).
Dean Gillon, Tracey Wartnaby and members of the LGA Peer Challenge team also attended the meeting.
The meeting was held at the Civic Centre, Scunthorpe.
118 WELCOME AND INTRODUCTIONS – The Chairman welcomed all those present to the ninth meeting of the board and invited all members and officers to introduce themselves. The Chairman also welcomed members of the LGA Peer Challenge team to the meeting, explaining that the meeting was likely to be short to enable a private Board development session to take place.
119 DECLARATIONS OF DISCLOSABLE PECUNIARY INTERESTS AND PERSONAL OR PERSONAL AND PREJUDICIAL INTERESTS – There were no declarations of interests.
120 MINUTES – Resolved – That the minutes of the meeting of the board held on 9 December 2014 be approved as a correct record.
121 QUESTIONS FROM MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC – There were no questions from members of the public.
122 (65) BETTER CARE FUND: PLAN UPDATE– The Director of People, North Lincolnshire Council and the Chief Officer, North Lincolnshire CCG, presented a joint report on the approval of the revised Better Care Fund Plan. The Director of Commissioning, North Lincolnshire CCG, gave a presentation, outlining the various elements of the revised plan and updating the Board on progress with the business case and implementation plans.
The Chairman queried the arrangements for ensuring reporting and accountability. It was confirmed that this was built into current arrangements, but further agreement was required as to where the Health and Wellbeing Board might add value to this.
Resolved – (a) That the Health and Wellbeing Board note the update and report on the implications of the changes to the Better Care Fund requirements, (b) that the Board note the details of the revised plan, (c) that the Board confirm its assurance as to the process to produce the plan, the deliverability of the plan, and the impact for the local health and social care system 2015/16, (d) that the Board support the submission of the plan, and (e) that a report be submitted to the next meeting of the Health and Wellbeing Board on progress and on reporting and accountability arrangements.
123 (66) DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC HEALTH ANNUAL REPORT – The Director of Public Health gave a presentation on their Annual Report. The focus for the report was mental health, and there was a discussion about several aspects, including funding, prioritisation, education and mental health promotion. The Chairman summarised the discussion by stating that there was a need to co-ordinate each of the ongoing workstreams.
Resolved – (a) That the Health and Wellbeing Board note the Director of Public Health’s presentation, (b) that the recommendations within the annual report be embedded into the Board’s priority workstreams, and (c) that the Board be kept informed of progress.
124 (67) NORTH LINCOLNSHIRE CLINICAL COMMISSIONING GROUP BUSINESS PLAN 2015/16 – The Chief Officer, North Lincolnshire CCG, presented a report on the CCG’s development of their Business Plan 2015/16, explaining how it aligns with national guidance, and describing how services will be commissioned and delivered throughout this period. In addition to the commissioning of services, steps were recommended within the report to address local health inequalities and improve the health and wellbeing of staff within all Board partner organisations. The Chairman stated that it would be helpful to add a theme of service integration throughout the Business Plan.
Resolved – (a)That the Health and Wellbeing Board note the NHS planning requirements for 2015/16, (b) that the Board note the approach taken by North Lincolnshire CCG to producing the plan, (c) that the Board note the CCG’s draft workplan and priorities, (d) that the Board support the proposed actions by all partners to consider the requirements in relation to behavioural interventions to address health inequalities, and support and reconfirm commitment to the Healthy Workplace Awards, and (e) that the CCG consider how the theme of integration can be strengthened throughout its Business Plan.
125 (68) HEALTH AND WELLBEING BOARD STRATEGIC PRIORITY 4: PEOPLE CAN HAVE A GOOD NIGHT OUT IN NORTH LINCOLNSHIRE (IMPROVING THE SAFETY AND VIBRANCY OF THE NIGHT TIME ECONOMY). The Assistant Director Technical and Environment Services gave an oral report, updating Board members on work that had taken place on the Joint Health and Wellbeing Strategy Delivery Plan Priority 4 ‘People Can Have a Good Night Out in North Lincolnshire’. The presentation included a description of the outcome indicators, actions taken, and areas for future work. The Board then engaged in a discussion on topics such as alcohol referral schemes, access to Accident and Emergency data, and addressing mental health concerns to prevent alcohol-related offending.
Resolved – (a) That the Health and Wellbeing Board note the presentation on Priority Action 4 and agree that adequate progress was being achieved with regard to meeting the required outcomes, (b) that all relevant partners continue to work together to promote the safety and vibrancy of the night-time economy, and (c) that alcohol-related hospital admission data be shared amongst key partners.
126 PHARMACEUTICAL NEEDS ASSESSMENT – An oral presentation was given by the Director of Public Health confirming that the Pharmaceutical Needs Assessment had now been agreed, submitted and published. The Director thanked all partners for their input.
Resolved – That the situation be noted.
127 JOINT STRATEGIC ASSESSMENT – The Director of Public Health informed the Board that the Joint Strategic Assessment had recently been updated to take new data into account. This single assessment brought together a range of local intelligence, and was accessible to all.
Resolved – (a) That the Joint Strategic Assessment be included as a discussion issue in a future Board development session, and (b) that the situation be noted.
128 (69) LEARNING DISABILITY SELF ASSESSMENT FRAMEWORK – The Director of People and the Chief Officer, North Lincolnshire CCG, submitted a joint report on the Learning Disability Self Assessment Framework. The annual return was jointly completed by North Lincolnshire Council and North Lincolnshire CCG to better understand local provision and the level of need for people with a learning disability.
Resolved – That the findings of the 2013/14 Learning Disability Self Assessment Framework be noted.
129 ANY OTHER BUSINESS – Reference was made to the local Health Premium, particularly around the completion rate for people in drug treatment and the take-up rate for NHS Health checks.
Resolved – That the situation be noted.
130 DATE AND TIME OF NEXT MEETING – It was noted that the dates of future meetings of the Board would be set at the council’s AGM.
Resolved – That future dates and times of meetings of the Health and Wellbeing Board be widely communicated when agreed.
131 CHAIRMAN’S REMARKS – The Chairman thanked all Board members for their input to the meeting and the ongoing LGA Peer Challenge.