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Cabinet Decision: 18th October 2018
Title of Item/Report
Director of Public Health Annual Report
Record of the Decision
Consideration was given to the Director of Public Health Annual Report.

The Director of Public Health Annual Report outlined some of the key health and wellbeing challenges and opportunities in Stockton Borough, including the data and evidence and details of current work and planned next steps.

Under the Health and Social Care Act (2012), the Director of Public Health in the Local Authority had a statutory duty to publish an independent report on the health of the population in their area; the Local Authority had a duty to publish the Report.

The Report was based on the JSNA and Joint Health and Wellbeing Strategy 2012-18, plus additional evidence from other sources and therefore had been developed through consultation with partners and communities. The focus of the Report was using ‘community-centred approaches' to improve health and wellbeing in Stockton-on-Tees.

RECOMMENDED to Council that Director of Public Health Annual Report be agreed.
Reasons for the Decision
Cabinet is asked to consider the Report, to support the dissemination and implementation of key messages to improve health and wellbeing in the Borough. Following consideration by Cabinet, the Report will be presented to Council.
Alternative Options Considered and Rejected
None.
Declared (Cabinet Member) Conflicts of Interest
Councillor Jim Beall declared a personal non prejudicial interest in respect of agenda item 13 - Director of Public Health Annual Report as he was a member of Roseworth Community Partnership.
Details of any Dispensations
N/A
Date and Time by which Call In must be executed
N/A
Attachment

Date of Publication: 22 October 2018


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