Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council

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Health & Wellbeing Board Minutes

Date:
Wednesday, 30th January, 2019
Time:
2.00pm
Place:
Jim Cooke Conference Suite, Stockton Central Library, Stockton on Tees, TS18 1TU
 
Please note: all Minutes are subject to approval at the next Meeting

Attendance Details

Present:
Cllr Jim Beall(Chairman), Cllr Sonia Bailey, Cllr Di Hewitt, Katie Needham, Ann Workman, Barry Coppinger, Dominic Gardner,
Barbara Bright (sub for Julie Gillon), Karen Grundy, Steve Rose, Karen Hawkins (Sub for Nicola Bailey)
Officers:
Michael Henderson, Peter Mennear
In Attendance:
Ann Baxter (Independent Chair - TSAB)
Apologies for absence:
Cllr Mrs Ann McCoy,Cllr Kevin Faulks, Cllr Lynn Hall, Nicola Bailey,Sheila Lister, Martin Gray, Fiona Adamson,Julie Gillon, Saleem Hassan,
Item Description Decision
Public
HWB
41/18
DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST
 
HWB
42/18
MINUTES OF THE MEETING HELD ON 19 DECEMBER 2018
 
HWB
43/18
TEES-WIDE ADULT SAFEGUARDING BOARD - ANNUAL REPORT AND STRATEGIC BUSINESS PLAN
RESOLVED that the Annual Report and Strategic Business Plan be noted.
HWB
44/18
JOINT HEALTH AND WELLBEING STRATEGY 2019 - 2023
RESOLVED that:

1. the JHWS and JSNA be endorsed.

2. delegated authority be given to the Director of Public Health, in consultation with the Cabinet Member for Adult Social Care and Health, to make any necessary minor amendments to the JHWS and JSNA, ahead of consideration by Cabinet.
HWB
45/18
CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE'S STRATEGY 2019 - 2024
RESOLVED that the Strategy be endorsed.
HWB
46/18
MEMBERS' UPDATE
RESOLVED that the update be noted.
HWB
47/18
FORWARD PLAN
 

Preamble

ItemPreamble
HWB
41/18
Cllr Jim Beall, Steve Rose, Karen Grundy, Ann Workman and Katie Needham declared a personal/non prejudicial interests in item 4, Teeswide Adults Safeguarding Board - Annual Report and Strategic Business Plan', as they were all members of the Board.

Cllr Di Hewitt declared a personal/non prejudicial interest in item 4, as she had previously provided training to the Board.
HWB
42/18
The minutes of the meeting held on 19 December 2019 were confirmed as a correct record.
HWB
43/18
The Board considered the Teeswide Adults Safeguarding Board's Annual Report 2017/18 and Strategic Business Plan 2018/19. The documents were presented to the Board by the Safeguarding Board's Independent Chair, Ann Baxter.

Issues highlighted and discussions:

- There had been an increase in safeguarding concerns and enquiries in recent years. Section 42 enquiries had gone up by 18% between 2016 and 2018.

- Neglect and acts of omission were the main areas of concern.

- As the Safeguarding covered 4 local authorities it had been easier to share good practice and learning.

- It was recognized that it was important to maintain a strong relationship with the Children Safeguarding Boards.

- Members were advised of a planned conference relating to modern day slavery to be held on 16 October 2019
HWB
44/18
Members considered a draft version of the Joint Health and Wellbeing Strategy (JHWS) 2019 - 2023. It was explained that all partner agencies had contributed to the development of the Strategy.

Members were also provided with a copy of the Joint Strategic Needs Assessment (JSNA), as it stood at that time. The JSNA had been, and would continue to be, developed by the Board, via its Adults Health and Wellbeing Partnership and the Children and Young People's Partnership.
HWB
45/18
Members considered a report that presented the new Children and Young People Strategy 2019 - 24.

Members supported the principles contained in the Strategy. It was indicated that comments could still be provided to the Corporate Director of Children's Services, ahead of the Strategy being considered by Cabinet.
HWB
46/18
Members noted the important work being undertaken by the Integrated Discharge Team.

Reference was made to available funding from NHS improvement to help Trusts achieve more with their volunteers. North Tees Foundation Trust had submitted a bid and a response was expected soon.

The Chair explained that a Joint event involving all Tees Valley Health and Wellbeing Boards was being arranged . The event was likely to look at Integrated Care Systems and opportunities to work together.
HWB
47/18
Members considered its current Forward Plan.

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