Apologies and substitutions.
Apologies for absence were received from Councillors Courtenay, Holdcroft and Terry (no substitutes), Ms M Craig, Dr Agha, Ms J Totterdell (substitute: Ms S Hardy) and Ms A Atherton (substitute: Mr J Williams),
Declarations of interest.
The following interests were made:-
a) Councillor Kaye - all items relating to SEPT - non-pecuniary - Mental Health Act Manager. (b) Councillor Velmurugan - agenda item 5 - Southend CCG 2 year Operational Plan - non-pecuniary interest - practicing GP.
HWB Peer Review Initial Findings
The Board considered a report from the Partnership Advisor Health and Wellbeing which presented an initial update on the recent LGA Peer Review of the Health & Wellbeing Board. The LGA's summary report on the Health and Wellbeing Peer Review was expected by the end of February.
Resolved: That the submitted report be noted and the LGA's summary report due by the end of February on the HWB Peer Review findings be considered at the Board on 26th March 2014.
Implementing High Impact Changes to Improve Health & Wellbeing and Reduce health Inequalities in Southend
The Board considered a report from the Director of Public Health which sought support for an outreach programme of NHS Health Checks targeted at vulnerable groups in Southend to help improve their health and wellbeing and reduce health inequalities.
The Board asked a number of questions which were responded to accordingly. James Williams advised that a procurement exercise was taking place and a proportion of the Public Health Grant had been set aside to commission delivery of a targeted NHS Health Check programme. Resolved: That the proposal for a targeted programme of NHS Health Checks aimed at vulnerable groups and those populations that are less likely to access prevention services, be endorsed.
Working Groups Progress Report
The Board considered a report from the Partnership Advisor Health & Wellbeing which provided an update on the progress made by the three HWB Working Groups set up to support the work of the Board.
Resolved: That the progress being made by the working groups be noted.
Better Care Fund plan
The Board considered a report of the Head of Adult Services which sets out the local approach to Health & Social Care Integration and provided additional context for the Better Care Fund (BCF) submission. The Board was informed of a minor correction to the report in respect of the Southend fund allocation which should have read £687k and not £787k.
The final application document to the Better Care Fund would be presented to the Board on 26th March 2014. The Board emphasised the need to be mindful on how the BCF fits in with the broader financial strategies of the Council and its partners. Resolved: 1. That the approach to Health & Social Care Integration as set out in the submitted report be endorsed. 2. That the Better Care Fund submission attached as appendix 1 to the submitted report be endorsed.
Southend CCG 2 year Operational Plan
The Board considered a report from the CCG Chief Operating Officer which outlined the approach being followed, together with key planning milestones, in developing the two-year CCG Operational Plan and the five year Strategic Plan.
Resolved: That the requirements of the NHS England 2013/14-2018/19 planning process, including the production of a Strategic Operational, Financial Plan and Quality Premium Objective be noted.
Re-commissioning of Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services
The Board considered a report of the Group Manager for Strategic Commissioning which informed of progress made by the pan Essex project group to re-commission child and adolescent mental health services and sought views on the draft new service model for emotional health and well-being services for children and young people.
The Board asked a number of questions which were responded to accordingly. Resolved: That the proposed new service model for CAMHS be endorsed.
CYPP Needs analysis
The Board considered a report of the Group Manager Strategic Commissioning which presented the 2014/15 Success for All Children Needs Analysis.
Resolved: That the Success for All Children Needs Analysis be noted.
Winterbourne View stocktake
The Board considered a report of the Corporate Director for People which provided an update on the progress of the Winterbourne View Joint Improvement Programme.
Resolved: That the progress made to date be noted.
The Board received the forward plan of Board activity for the period 1st April 2013 to 31st March 2014. This was a rolling plan and would be added to/changed as and when required.
Resolved: That the forward plan be noted.
Date and time of next meeting
Wednesday 26th March 2014 at 2.30pm - Civic Centre, Civic Suite, Committee Room 1.