Apologies and substitutions.
Apologies for absence were received from Councillor Callaghan (no substitute), Ms S Hardy (substitute: Mr J Findlay), Ms A Atherton (substitute: Mr J Williams).
Declarations of interest.
Minutes of the Meeting held on Wednesday, 3rd December, 2014
That the minutes of the meeting held on 3rd December 2014 be confirmed and signed as a correct record.
1. That the recommendations contained in the Annual Report of the Director of Public Health be endorsed. 2. That Southend's Health and Wellbeing Strategy be refreshed in two stages, set out below: a) Short term refresh from April 2015 to April 2016 (as set out in appendix 1 to the submitted report); b) Longer term priorities to then be developed for 2016-2020. 3. That the nine ambitions within the current Strategy be retained for 2015/16 in addition to the three new "broad impact" goals, as follows: a) Increased Physical Activity (prevention); b) Increased Aspiration and Opportunity (addressing inequality); c) Increased Personal Responsibility and Participation (sustainability).
Recent Issues affecting Southend Hospital
1. That the presentation from Mr Findlay on the recent issues affecting Southend Hopsital be noted. 2. That the appreciation of the Board in the way that the challenges were dealt with be extended to Southend Hospital staff and health colleagues (GPs, CCG, etc).
Proposed New HWB Report Format
That the proposed new HWB report format be endorsed.
That the HWB/Scrutiny Protocol be endorsed.
HWB Forward Plan
That the Forward Plan be noted and updated accordingly.