Committee details

Health and Wellbeing Board

Purpose of committee

Oadby and Wigston Health & Wellbeing Board

 

Terms of Reference

 

1.        Purpose:

 

To work collectively with health professionals and key partner organisations to reduce health inequalities across Oadby and Wigston, in line with local, regional and national priorities.

 

2.        Functions:

 

·         To arrange regular Board meetings and provide an annual Health Summit to bring together wider health professionals and key partners focused on improving local health and wellbeing outcomes.

·         To oversee a set of partnership sub-groups, which focus on addressing the identified health inequalities in Oadby and Wigston.

·         To check and challenge.

·         To regularly review local health data and implement changes in order to improve health outcomes for local residents.

·         To promote information sharing and improve public awareness of key health and wellbeing issues relevant to Oadby and Wigston.

·         To improve communications with local partner organisations.

·         To ensure resources available are targeted appropriately.

 

3.        Oadby and Wigston Priorities:

 

To implement the recommendations outlined in the ‘Exploring Health Inequalities’ document in a joint partnership action plan, in order to reduce health inequalities.

 

4.        Board Membership:

 

The Health and Wellbeing board will consist of members from Public and Third Sector organisations

 

Board Membership

 

·         Chair

·         GP (Primary Care Network)

·         GP (East Leicestershire and Rutland CCG)

·         Council Officer x 2

·         East Leicestershire and Rutland CCG management lead

·         Councillors x 7

 

Attendees

 

Other attendees for the board will include representatives from:

·         Leicestershire Fire and Rescue Service

·         Local Police

·         Council departments

·         Local Area co coordinators

·         First Contact

·         Public Health

·         Adult Social Care

·         GP Practice Manager

·         Education / School Support

·         LPT – District Nursing

·         Children and Young Families

 

Additional representatives may be invited to attend at the discretion of the board.

 

Quoracy:

A quorum shall be made of the Chair plus at least one GP representative and one Council Officer representative.

 

5.        Frequency:

 

OWBC will host an annual Health Summit on behalf of the Oadby and Wigston Health & Wellbeing Board. In addition, there will be three (quarterly) Board meetings annually.

 

6.        Reporting / Strategic Fit:

 

The Board will report to the OWBC Service Delivery Committee twice per year.

The strategic fit is with OWBC Corporate Plan and Priorities / County Health & Wellbeing Strategy.

 

7.        Budget:

 

There is no dedicated budget for the Oadby and Wigston Health & Wellbeing Board.

 

8.        Communication & Partnership Working:

 

OWBC will maintain an up-to-date contact list of Board members and wider health professionals/organisations. This list will be used to send out relevant communications.

 

9.        Review of Terms of Reference:

 

The Terms of Reference will be reviewed as required.

Membership

Contact information

Support officer: Kane Radford. Tel: (0116) 257 2672 Email: kane.radford@oadby-wigston.gov.uk

Postal address:
Council Offices
Station Road
Wigston
Leicestershire
LE18 2DR

Phone: (0116) 257 2672

Fax: (0116) 288 7828

Email: kane.radford@oadby-wigston.gov.uk

Web site: www.oadby-wigston.gov.uk