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Cabinet Decision: 25th October 2007
Title of Item/Report
Draft Constitution for the Health and Wellbeing Partnership
Record of the Decision
It was explained that the White Paper "Strong and Prosperous Communities" required the establishment of a Health and Wellbeing Partnership. There had been wide ranging consultation with Area Partnership Boards, the existing membership of both Health Improvement Partnership and the Adult Care Partnership and officers in order to develop the plans for the new partnership In Stockton it was proposed that the Health Improvement Partnership and the Adult Care Planning Partnership arrangements should be reformed to create a Health and Wellbeing Partnership.

Members were presented with a copy of the draft constitution for the Health and Wellbeing Partnership for Stockton.

During consideration of the draft constitution Cabinet asked that, with regard to membership, Chairs or a member of the Area partnerships be nominated to the Partnership.

RESOLVED that:-

1. The development of a Health and Wellbeing Partnership and the draft Terms of Reference for the Health and Wellbeing Partnership be agreed.

2.The dissolution of the Health Improvement Partnership (HIP) and the Adult Care Partnership (ACP) be agreed.
Reasons for the Decision
The White Paper "Strong and Prosperous Communities" requires the establishment of a Health and Wellbeing Partnership. There are benefits in developing a single partnership for Health and Wellbeing which will lead to the dissolution of the Health Improvement Partnership (HIP) and the Adult Care Partnership (ACP).

Alternative Options Considered and Rejected
None
Declared (Cabinet Member) Conflicts of Interest
None
Details of any Dispensations
Not applicable
Date and Time by which Call In must be executed
By no later than midnight on Friday 2nd November 2007
Attachment

Date of Publication: 30 October 2007


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