Agenda and draft minutes

Health and Wellbeing Board - Monday 4 July 2022 10.00 am

Venue: Ground floor meeting rooms, 160 Tooley Street, London SE1 2QH

Contact: Maria Lugangira, Principal Constitutional Officer  Email: maria.lugangira@southwark.gov.uk

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1.

WELCOME AND INTRODUCTIONS

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    Minutes:

    The Chair welcomed everyone to the meeting.

     

2.

APOLOGIES

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    To receive any apologies for absence.

    Minutes:

    Apologies for absence were received from

    ·  Councillor Dora Dixon-Fyle

    ·  Dr Nancy Kuchemann

    ·  David Bradley

    ·  Andrew Radcliffe

    ·  Clive Kay

3.

CONFIRMATION OF VOTING MEMBERS

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    Voting members of the committee to be confirmed at this point in the meeting.

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    Those listed as present were confirmed as the voting members.

     

4.

NOTIFICATION OF ANY ITEMS OF BUSINESS WHICH THE CHAIR DEEMS URGENT

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    In special circumstances, an item of business may be added to an agenda within five clear days of the meeting.

    Minutes:

    There were none.

     

5.

DISCLOSURE OF INTERESTS AND DISPENSATIONS

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    Members of the committee to declare any interests and dispensation in respect of any item of business to be considered at this meeting.

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    There were none.

     

6.

MINUTES

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    To agree as a correct record the open minutes of the meeting held on 7 March 2022..

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    RESOLVED - That the minutes of the meeting held on 13 January 2022, be approved as a correct record of the meeting.

7.

PUBLIC QUESTION TIME (15 MINUTES)

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    To receive any question from members of the public which have been submitted in advance of the meeting in accordance with the procedure rules. The deadline for the receipt of a public question is midnight Wednesday, 29 June 2022

    Minutes:

    There were none.

     

8.

UPDATED JOINT HEALTH AND WELLBEING STRATEGY

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    The Board considered the updated Joint Health and Wellbeing Strategy. The focus of the strategy is on tackling health inequalities that lead to differences in health and life expectancy within the borough.

     

    The strategy was adopted by the Health and Wellbeing Board in 2015 and ran until 2020. In June 2021, the Board agreed that a steering group would be established to develop an updated strategy. The steering consisted of leadership from Southwark Council’s Public Health Team, Partnership Southwark, South East London CCG, Healthwatch Southwark and Community Southwark.

     

    Amongst the key points raised by the Board on the strategy – they requested;

    ·  That the  Strategic  priorities are singed off by the Board

    ·  Clarity on what elements of the strategy fall within the remint of Partnership Southwark and what do they approve? Is there duplication with HWBB?

    ·  Focus in the strategy on what works for best Southwark residents and what works on a borough level

    ·  Further detail around the timeframe and an action plan on the implementation of the Health and Care Plan.

     

    RESOLVED - The Southwark Health and Wellbeing Board adopt the updated Joint Health and Wellbeing Strategy.

     

     

9.

ANNUAL PUBLIC HEALTH REPORT

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    The Board considered the Annual Public Health Report (APHR), which is a mechanism for informing partners and residents about the health of Southwark’s communities. It also provides evidence on key health and wellbeing needs that should be prioritised in the forthcoming year.

     

    This year’s Annual Public Health Report aimed to celebrate the value of partnership working during the pandemic.

     

    Partnership working enabled;

    Ø  the delivery of the Outbreak and Prevention Control Plan in order to protect residents, for example;

    §  Prevent - Southwark’s Community Health Ambassadors Network set up in October 2020, with over 100 ambassadors.

    §  OPCE Communications – OPCE Communications and Engagement group brought together a range of partners across the council, NHS and Community Southwark to understand the local picture and inform hyper-local campaigns on testing, vaccinations and to support local businesses

     

    Ø  the delivery of a range of other programmes designed to support Southwark residents.This looked at areas where partnership working had helped to reduce the negative impacts of COVID-19 on our residents across three areas: food insecurity, education and learning and older people.

     

    RESOLVED - That the Health and Wellbeing Board note the findings of the Annual Public Health Report, and commit to the recommendations.

     

10.

PARTNERSHIP SOUTHWARK LEADERSHIP ARRANGEMENTS

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    To receive a verbal update on Partnership Southwark leadership arrangements.  

     

Minutes:

The Chief Operating Officer of Southwark, NHS SEL Integrated Care Board, provided a brief verbal update.

 

He explained that the Partnership Southwark Strategic Board would be Co-chaired by Cllr Evelyn Akoto and Dr Nancy Küchemann and that their first public meeting was due to place on 7 July 2022.  At this meeting, the Board would be considering, amongst other matters, its Terms of Reference, the working arrangements within ICS and the wider Integrated Care System.

 

A more detailed updated will be reported back to the next appropriate meeting of the Health Wellbeing Board.

 

 

11.

BETTER CARE FUND: 2021/22 YEAR END REPORT AND UPDATE ON PLANNING FOR 2022/23

12.

COVID-19 UPDATE REPORT

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    The Board considered the COVID-19 monitoring report, which presented headline statistics for current local and regional COVID-19 data.

     

    Key headline messages:

     

    ·  Confirmed case numbers continued to increase; there had been 518 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the week to 17 June. The ONS estimated 1 in 40 people in London had COVID-19 as at 11 June.

     

    ·  The number of hospital inpatients with COVID-19 across London had risen in recent weeks.

     

    Vaccination levels were now almost stationary for first, second and booster doses, with levels comparable to similar boroughs such as Lambeth.

    ·  First Dose Coverage: 67% of those aged 12+ (over 206,000 doses delivered)

    ·  Second Dose Coverage: 64% of those aged 12+ (over 197,000 doses delivered)

    ·  Booster Dose Coverage: 78% of those eligible (over 148,000 doses delivered)

     

    Local work was underway to integrate on-going COVID-19 vaccination with other key health interventions.

     

    ·  Southwark continued with its ‘evergreen offer’; i.e. anyone who had not yet had a vaccine continued to be welcome when eligible for one.

    ·  Several health ‘pop ups’ would be run across the borough this summer. The focus being on delivering key health messages, such as the importance of the ‘Vital 5’ as well as the offer of a COVID vaccination.

    ·  A proposal for co-administration of flu and COVID vaccines later this year by GP practices had gone to the GP Federations for discussion. The aim, to have the model for delivery agreed by end of July, and be in a position to mobilise in September.

    RESOLVED - The board note the contents of the COVID-19 Monitoring Report.

     

13.

PHARMACEUTICAL NEEDS ASSESSMENT (PNA) UPDATE

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    The Board considered the Pharmaceutical Needs Assessment (PNA) report, which gave an update on pharmaceutical services provided in Southwark.

     

    The PNA seeks to enable commissioners and providers to better meet current need within Southwark and take steps to ensure that needs continue to be met in the future.

     

    The report forms part of the borough’s Joint Strategic Needs Assessment (JSNA) work programme, and informs the Joint Health & Wellbeing Strategy (JHWS) and it is envisaged other local action to improve health and wellbeing in Southwark.

     

    The PNA process was being led by the Public Health team in Southwark Council and overseen by a reference group established in October 2021.

     

    The draft PNA was currently in the required statutory 60 day consultation phase which is an online questionnaire involving members of the public and other interested parties.  The closing date is 9th August 2022

     

    RESOLVED -

     

    1.  The Board note the progress of the Pharmaceutical Needs Assessment (PNA) to date.

     

    2.  The Board are aware that the results of the consultation and amended draft PNA will be shared towards the end of August 2022.

     

    3.  The Board virtually approve the revised draft as the final version of the PNA for publication on or before 30 September 2022, in order to meet the statutory deadline for publication of 1st October 2022

     

14.

ANY OTHER BUSINESS

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    Minutes:

    There was none.

15.

NEXT MEETING

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    17 November 2022

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    17 November 2022