Agenda

Dorset Council - Health and Wellbeing Board
Wednesday, 23rd September, 2020 2.00 pm

Venue: Meeting to be held virtually by a Teams Meeting

Contact: Helen Whitby  01305 224187 - Email: helen.whitby@dorsetcouncil.gov.uk

Items
No. Item

1.

Election of Chairman

To elect a Chairman for the year 2020-21.  The Board's terms of reference state that the Chairman of the Health and Wellbeing Board shall be appointed by Full Council unless Full Council otherwise determines but the Full Council did not identify a Chairman when it met on 3 September 2020.

2.

Appointment of Vice-chairman

To appoint a Vice-Chairman for the year 2020-21.  The Board's terms of reference state that the Vice-Chairman of the Health and Wellbeing Board shall be appointed by Full Council unless Full Council otherwise determines but the Full Council did not identify a Vice-Chairman when it met on 3 September 2020.

 

3.

Apologies

To receive any apologies for absence.

 

4.

Terms of Reference

To note the Board's Terms of Reference as follows:-

 

(a) The Health and Wellbeing Board shall be primarily responsible for:

 

(i)         the development and updating of a Joint Strategic Needs Assessment, any Pharmaceutical Needs Assessment and the Better Care Fund;

(ii)        assisting in the development and overseeing of various other plans and strategies with relevance to health;

(iii)       providing a link to and encouraging integration and collaboration with and other key health stakeholders including NHS England and any other health and wellbeing board; and

(iv)       ensuring that a patient/service user voice is effectively heard in connection with relevant decisions.

 

(b) The Health and Wellbeing Board will consist of 18 persons made up of:

 

(i)         3 Members (all of whom shall be nominated by the Leader, of which 1 may be the Leader);

(ii)        4 Officers made up of the Director responsible for adult social services; the Director responsible for children’s services, the Director responsible for public health and 1 other Officer with a responsibility for the economy;

(iii)       7 NHS representatives made up of 3 from Locality Executive Teams (GPs), 1 from the Dorset Clinical Commissioning Group Board, the Clinical Commissioning Group Accountable Officer; 1 from NHS England and 1 from the Local NHS Provider Trust; and

(iv)       4 others made up of 1 from the Local Healthwatch organisation, 1 from the voluntary sector, a representative of the Police and a representative of Dorset and Wiltshire Fire Authority.

 

(c)        The quorum of the Health and Wellbeing Board shall be 5 persons at least 3 of whom are Members of the Council and/or Officers of the Council.

 

(d)        There shall be power to appoint substitutes for both Members and non-Members to the Health and Wellbeing Board. A non-Member substitute must be from the same organisation as the non-Member.

 

Appointment of Chairman and Vice-Chairman

The Chairman and Vice-Chairman of the Health and Wellbeing Board shall be appointed by Full Council unless Full Council otherwise determines.

 

Meetings

(a)        The number of ordinary meetings of the Health and Wellbeing Board each year will normally be six unless otherwise determined by Full Council.

(b)        The Chairman of the Health and Wellbeing Board shall have the power to call one or more special meeting(s) of the Health and Wellbeing Board.

(c)        The Chairman of the Health and Wellbeing Board may determine that a meeting should be cancelled for insufficient business.

(d)        There shall be power to appoint substitutes to the Health and Wellbeing Board.

 

Delegated powers and powers of recommendation of the Health and

Wellbeing Board

(a)        The Health and Wellbeing Board shall have the powers as set out in Functions of the Council - Part 3(1) of the Constitution.

(b)        For the avoidance of doubt the Health and Wellbeing Board and any of its Sub-Committees can delegate any of their powers to any Officer.

5.

Declarations of Interest

To receive any declarations of interest.

6.

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To confirm the minutes of the meeting held on 24 June 2020.

7.

Public Participation

To receive questions or statements on the business of the committee from town and parish councils and members of the public.

 

Please note that public speaking has been suspended during the Covid-19 crisis. Each question or statement is limited to no more than 450 words and must be electronically submitted to helen.whitby@dorsetcouncil.gov.uk by the deadline set out below. The question or statement will be read out by an officer of the Council and a response will be sent to the person submitting the question or statement following the meeting.

 

All questions/statements and the responses will be published in full within the minutes of the meeting.

 

The deadline for submission of the full text of a question or statement is 8.30am on Friday, 18 September 2020.

 

8.

COVID-19

(a) To receive an update on COVID-19 Communications Strategy and the role of the Local Outbreak Engagement Board.

 

(b) COVID-19 Insights dashboards - to receive a presentation from the Director of Public Health on locally developed information tools.

9.

Update on Joint Strategic Needs Assessment

To receive a presentation by the Director of Public Health on how Public Health will continue to assess the current and future health, care and wellbeing needs of the Dorset community to inform local decision-making.

10.

Appointments to the Dorset Local Nature Partnership

The Dorset Health and Wellbeing Board is asked to nominate a member and deputy for the Dorset Local Nature Partnership.  Dr David Haines was the Board's previous representative.

11.

Urgent items

To consider any items of business which the Chairman has had prior notification and considers to be urgent pursuant to section 100B (4) b) of the Local Government Act 1972. The reason for the urgency shall be recorded in the minutes.

 

12.

Exempt Business

To move the exclusion of the press and the public for the following item in view of the likely disclosure of exempt information within the meaning of paragraph 3 of schedule 12 A to the Local Government Act 1972 (as amended).

The public and the press will be asked to leave the meeting whilst the item of business is considered.