Date changed from 10/9/15, Health and Wellbeing Board - Thursday, 1st October, 2015 2.00 pm

Venue: Committee Room 2, Civic Offices, New Road, Grays, Essex, RM17 6SL. View directions

Contact: Ceri Armstrong, Strategy Officer, Adults Health and Commissioning  Email:

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Administrative Information (committees) pdf icon PDF 174 KB


Apologies for Absence


Minutes pdf icon PDF 73 KB

To approve as a correct record the minutes of the Health and Wellbeing Board meeting held on 16th July 2015.



Urgent Items

To receive additional items that the Chair is of the opinion should be considered as a matter of urgency, in accordance with Section 100B (4) (b) of the Local Government Act 1972.


ITEM IN FOCUS - Demography Joint Strategic Needs Assessment pdf icon PDF 288 KB

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Housing and Planning Advisory Group Progress Report pdf icon PDF 97 KB


Joint Health and Wellbeing Strategy

Ian Wake, Director of Public Health presented the Joint Health and Wellbeing Strategy 2016-2019.

Ian Wake stated that the following aspects factor into an accomplished and sufficient Health and Wellbeing Strategy: That it is co-created through effective engagement with providers and the community; driven using intelligence from the JSNA; adds value to strategic plans to reduce health inequalities; addresses wellbeing and not just health; systematically aligns partner resources with strategic priorities; has clear delivery mechanisms in place; and holds partners to account for actions and that outcomes are presented in an accessible and compelling way. Ian posed the question to Board members as to whether the currently strategy and Board met the key factors highlighted.

Ian continued stating that the current health care system is ill-equipped to meet future needs and there are a number of reasons for this. For examp pdf icon PDF 79 KB

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Health and Wellbeing Board Self-Assessment pdf icon PDF 72 KB


Healthwatch Thurrock Annual Report pdf icon PDF 61 KB

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South Essex Emergency Doctors' Service (SEEDS) update pdf icon PDF 60 KB


Public Health Grant 2015/16 - Proposed Reductions pdf icon PDF 86 KB

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Work Programme pdf icon PDF 44 KB