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Cabinet Decision: 11th February 2016
Title of Item/Report
DPH Annual Report 2014/15
Record of the Decision
Consideration was given to a report on the draft Annual Report of the Director of Public Health for Stockton Borough Council for 2014/15. The Report outlined the key health and wellbeing challenges and opportunities in Stockton Borough, particularly around health inequalities. The Report outlined work over the past year to address local health challenges, including service reviews, commissioning, population-wide programmes and work with partners. The Report fits with the priorities in the Joint Health and Wellbeing Strategy 2012-18 and the Council Plan.

RECOMMENDED to Council that the report be noted.
Reasons for the Decision
Under the Health and Social Care Act (2012), the Director of Public Health in the Local Authority has a statutory duty to publish an independent report on the health of the population in their area. The Local Authority has a duty to publish the Report. Cabinet is therefore asked to recommend the Report to Council.
Alternative Options Considered and Rejected
Declared (Cabinet Member) Conflicts of Interest
Councillor Nelson declared a personal non prejudicial interest in respect of agenda item 14 - Draft Director of Public Health Annual Report 2014/15 as he was a member of Catalyst.
Details of any Dispensations
Date and Time by which Call In must be executed

Date of Publication: 15 February 2016

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