Information about what the Health and Wellbeing Board is, who sits on the forum, who chairs the meetings, when are the meetings, are the meetings open to the public, can members of the public speak and how and when you can view the agenda and minutes.
Under the Health and Social Care Act 2012, local authorities are required to have in place and service a Health and Wellbeing Board.
The East Riding Health and Wellbeing Board has a number of delegated powers. These include the following:
The Board's full terms of reference and delegated functions can be viewed in the council's constitution.
Health and Wellbeing Boards have a duty to encourage integrated commissioning between health, social care and public health by bringing together representatives of these sectors.
The Health and Wellbeing Board became fully operational with all necessary powers on 1 April 2013 following the abolition of the Primary Care Trusts (PCTs).
The Health and Wellbeing Board is subject to scrutiny from the Health, Care and Wellbeing Overview and Scrutiny Sub-Committee.
More information on Health and Wellbeing Boards can be found at:
Health and Social Care Act 2012 (external website)
Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) are groups of General Practioners (GPs) that are responsible for delivering some local health services in England. They do this by commissioning or buying health and care services which include:
All GP Practices must belong to a CCG. In the East Riding all GP Practices other than the Pocklington Group Practice are members of the East Riding CCG. More information can be found on the East Riding CCG web pages.
East Riding CCG (external website)
The Pocklington Group Practices has elected to become part of the Vale of York CCG. More information can be found on the Vale of York CCG website.
Vale of York CCG (external website)
The Health and Wellbeing Strategy is a document produced by the Health and Wellbeing Board that aims to meet the needs identified in the Joint Strategic Needs Assessment (JSNA). As with JSNAs, the Strategy is unique to each local area and details what priorities the health and wellbeing board has set in order to tackle the needs identified in the JSNA.
The East Riding Health and Wellbeing Board can be viewed below:
East Riding Health and Wellbeing Strategy (pdf 2mb opens in new window)
Under the Social and Health Care Act 2012, Health and Wellbeing Boards must include:
Membership of the East Riding Health and Wellbeing Board is made up of the following people:
The following non-voting members are also co-opted onto the Board:
The Health and Wellbeing Board is chaired by Councillor Jonathan Owen, Deputy Leader of East Riding of Yorkshire Council.
For details of the next Health and Wellbeing Board Meetings please see the table below:
Thursday 2 February 2017
County Hall, Beverley
Thursday 16 March 2017
Thursday 13 July 2017
To be confirmed
Thursday 21 September 2017
To be confirmed
Thursday 9 November 2017
Thursday 14 December 2017
To be confirmed
Thursday 1 February 2018
Yes. Meetings are open to the public but there may be some matters which will be considered in private. During such situations members of the public will be asked to leave the meeting at this point. The circumstances under which we can consider matters in private are tightly controlled by law.
Yes, new legislation means that you can film, record, take photos and use social media during open meetings. For more information please visit the photography, filming and social media use page.
No. Members of the public are not permitted to speak at Health and Wellbeing Board meetings.
Agendas and reports for the Health and Wellbeing Board are placed on public deposit five clear working days before each meeting and can be viewed by selecting the relevant agenda below.
Reports containing exempt or confidential matters will not, however, be available:
Minutes for Health and Wellbeing Board meetings are placed on public deposit no later than five clear working days after each meeting and can be downloaded by selecting the relevant minutes below.
Please note: that agendas and minutes of meetings prior to those available online may be obtained by contacting the Senior Committee Manager, Gareth Naidoo:
Telephone: (01482) 393206
East Riding of Yorkshire Council Democratic Services Overview and Scrutiny County Hall Beverley HU17 9BA
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View the document below to find out what topics/items the Board will be considering this year.
Health and Wellbeing Board Work Programme (pdf 92kb opens in new window)