Health and Wellbeing Management Group – 15 June 2018

Chairman:  Councillor Waltham MBE
Venue:  Function Room 1, Civic Centre, Scunthorpe
Time:      9.30am
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1.             Welcome and Introductions.
2.             Substitutions.
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 Health and Wellbeing Board held on 16 March 2018
5.             Questions from members of the public.


6.             Update on Progress Against North Lincolnshire’s Children and Young Person’s Emotional Health and Wellbeing Plan – Report by the Director: Commissioning and CEO North Lincolnshire CCG
7.             Childhood Obesity and ‘Healthy Weight, Healthy Lives’ Update – Report by the Director: Public Health.
8.             North Lincolnshire Wellbeing at Work Scheme and Health Champions Update –Report by the Director: Public Health
9.             Date and time of next meeting:  7 September 2018
10.          Any other items which the Chairman decides are urgent by reason of special circumstances which must be specified.


PRESENT:-  Councillor Waltham MBE in the Chair

Dr Faisel Baig, Jilla Burgess-Allen, Cheryl George, Mick Gibbs, Denise Hyde, Emma Latimer, Karen Pavey, Penny Spring, and Julie Warren.

Councillor Collinson attended the meeting in accordance with Procedure Rule 1.37(b).

Dean Gillon was in attendance.

The meeting was held at the Civic Centre, Scunthorpe.

248     WELCOME AND INTRODUCTIONS – The Chairman welcomed all those present to the meeting and invited all attendees to introduce themselves.

249     DECLARATIONS OF DISCLOSABLE PECUNIARY INTERESTS AND PERSONAL OR PERSONAL AND PREJUDICIAL INTERESTS – There were no declarations of disclosable pecuniary interests and personal or personal and prejudicial interests.

250     MINUTES – Resolved – That the minutes of the meeting of the Health and Wellbeing Board held on 16 March 2018 be approved as a correct record.

251     QUESTIONS FROM MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC – There were no questions from members of the public.

252     (1)      NORTH LINCOLNSHIRE’S CHILDREN AND YOUNG PERSON’S EMOTIONAL HEALTH AND WELLBEING PLAN – UPDATE ON PROGRESS The Turnaround Director, North Lincolnshire CCG, gave an overview of progress on the plan, emphasising the need for a greater strategic focus and closer working amongst all partners.  This view was echoed by other members of the Management Group, and the Chairman facilitated a discussion on how organisational integration and a renewed focus on outcomes and maintaining support at the lowest possible level could improve the situation.

Resolved – (a) That the Turnaround Director be thanked for her presentation; (b) that further work on this issue be conducted by the Group, and (c) that a further report exploring future opportunities be presented to the Management Group at its meeting in December 2018 .

253    (2)      CHILDHOOD OBESITY AND ‘HEALTHY WEIGHT, HEALTHY LIVES’ UPDATE –  The Director: Public Health gave a detailed presentation to the Management Group of the local situation regarding childhood obesity and overweight, and the direct and indirect impact that this can have on children and young people, their health and wellbeing, and wider society.  It was estimated that the local costs of lost or poor productivity caused by obesity were significant, and that tackling this was key to ensuring a strong local economy.

The Director then explained that it was vital to look at how we can work differently, advocating a ‘Whole Systems Approach”.  This methodology would explore all factors that impacted upon such a complex issue, and identify new solutions. This included cultural, behavioural, psychological and lifestyle factors, the environment, food, etc. etc.

The Chairman led a lengthy and detailed discussion on many aspects of this issue, with the Group exploring practical steps that can be taken, such as food in schools and promoting exercise, and also strategic issues such as targeting, seeking evidence and implementing solutions, and ensuring the local environment encourages physical activity.

Resolved – (a) That the Director of Public Health be thanked for her informative presentation; (b) that practical work around school meals and promotion of the ‘Mile-a-Day’ scheme be rolled out across North Lincolnshire; (c) that the strategic work ;around adopting a Whole Systems Approach continue, and (d) that a report outlining progress be prepared by the Director of Public Health and submitted to the Management Group’s meeting in September 2018.

254     (3)      NORTH LINCOLNSHIRE WELLBEING AT WORK SCHEME AND HEALTH CHAMPIONS UPDATE – The Director or Public Health provided the Group with an update on the impact of poor health on society and ongoing work to ensure that people could remain healthy and fit whilst in employment.  This provides many positive outcomes to the individual and also wider society.  The Director provided information about the local Wellbeing at Work Scheme, how its impact was being measured, and how it was improving the people and the economy of North Lincolnshire.  The Group discussed how this scheme could be rolled out further in order to benefit more people.

Resolved – That the Health and Wellbeing Management Group note the contents of the report and the presentation and consider ways to further improve the situation for local people.

255    DATE AND TIME OF NEXT MEETING – The Management Group was informed that the date of the next meeting would be 9:30am on 7 September 2018.

256    ANY OTHER BUSINESS – The Chairman sought views about the Management Group reverting to the previous name of the North Lincolnshire Health and Wellbeing Board.

Resolved – That, with immediate effect, the Health and Wellbeing Management Group be renamed the Health and Wellbeing Board.