The Hull Health and Wellbeing Board is a statutory committee of Hull City Council. It offers a unique partnership approach to improve health and wellbeing in the City of Hull.
Membership includes representation from -
- senior officers from ourselves and Hull Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG)
- elected cabinet members
- public health
- adult social care
- children’s services
- Healthwatch and a wider membership which now includes the
- voluntary sector
- Hull Learning Partnership
- The Police and Crime Commissioner
The Chair of the Health and Wellbeing Board is Councillor Hester Bridges. The Deputy Chair is CCG Chair, Dr Dan Roper.
One of the responsibilities of the Hull Health and Wellbeing Board is to carry out a Joint Strategic Needs Assessment (JSNA). Its aim is to focus attention where it is needed most. With this information the board can develop a Health and Wellbeing Strategy. This aims to address health inequalities across the city.
The Hull Health and Wellbeing Board works strategically to make Hull a fairer city. It aims to make sure everyone has the opportunity for a healthy life.
The work of the board also includes -
- fair economic growth
- leisure and cultural services
These all have an impact on health, wellbeing, health inequalities and life expectancy.
The Health and Wellbeing Board meetings are open to the public. Certain items may need to be considered confidentially. Papers will be made available one week in advance of the board meetings.