Member and Committee Information

Member and Committee Information

Joint Health and Wellbeing Board

The Health and Wellbeing Board (HWBB) is required to discharge the functions required by the Health and Social Care Act 2012 and has a statutory duty to promote the health and wellbeing of Middlesbrough's communities. Its focus will be on securing the best possible health outcomes for all residents and will collaborate effectively using agreed principles to:

. Provide strategic direction

. Ensure all statutory duties are met

. Provide strategic direction

. Ensure all statutory duties are met

. Sign off for key documents, i.e.Joint Strategic Needs Assessment (JSNA) /Joint Health and Wellbeing Strategy (JHWBS)

. Review progress against priorities

. Develop a forward work programme

. Link with neighbouring authorities across the Tees Valley

. Influence joint working between commissioners and providers of health and social care services

The Board will also develop and implement a Communications and Engagement Strategy outlining how the board will be influenced by stakeholders and the public, and how the board will disseminate specific duties required by the board, including consultation on service changes.

Communicate and engage with local people in how they can achieve the best possible quality of life and be supported to exercise choice and control over their personal health and wellbeing.

Formed: 15 May 2013
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