Agenda and minutes

Health and Wellbeing Board
Wednesday 9th September, 2020 2.00 pm

Venue: Microsoft Teams Remote Meeting

Contact: Amy Dyson  Democratic Services Officer

Media

Items
No. Item

8.

Apologies for Absence

Minutes:

Apologies for absence were received from Craig Gillespie (South Sefton Clinical Commissioning Group), Gary Oakford (Merseyside Fire and Rescue Service), Superintendent Graeme Robson (Merseyside Police), Steve Warburton (NHS Acute Provider Sector Representative) and Lorraine Webb (Venus Charity).

 

9.

Minutes of Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 78 KB

Minutes:

RESOLVED:

 

That the Minutes of the meeting held on 17 June, 2020 be confirmed as a correct record.

 

10.

Declarations of Interest

Members are requested at a meeting where a disclosable pecuniary interest or personal interest arises, which is not already included in their Register of Members' Interests, todeclare any interests that relate to an item on the agenda.

 

Where a Member discloses a Disclosable Pecuniary Interest, he/she must withdraw from the meeting room, including from the public gallery, during the whole consideration of any item of business in which he/she has an interest, except where he/she is permitted to remain as a result of a grant of a dispensation.

 

Where a Member discloses a personal interest he/she must seek advice from the Monitoring Officer or staff member representing the Monitoring Officer to determine whether the Member should withdraw from the meeting room, including from the public gallery, during the whole consideration of any item of business in which he/she has an interest or whether the Member can remain in the meeting or remain in the meeting and vote on the relevant decision.

 

Minutes:

No declarations of any disclosable pecuniary interests or personal interests were received.

 

 

11.

Covid-19 Update

Minutes:

The Board considered an update from the Chief Executive of Sefton Council on the latest information regarding COVID-19 in Sefton. He described how Sefton had seen a significant increase in cases across the borough, however there were no specific hotspots or significant rises in specific wards. Households and social group setting remained the main source of transmission. Generally, 18-50 year olds were the bulk of the positive cases.

 

The Chief Executive reiterated the key messages of social distancing, wearing masks and frequent washing of hands. He also stated that Sefton Council was working with the Environmental Health and Trading Standards team to investigate businesses who were ignoring advice and taking a strong enforcement position

 

RESOLVED: 

 

That

the update be noted.

 

 

 

12.

Sefton Outbreak Plan pdf icon PDF 67 KB

Report of the Director of Public Health

Minutes:

The Board considered the report of the Director of Public Health that provided an update on the Sefton Outbreak Plan; and explained how the spread of COVID-19 would be managed to minimise the rate of infection and reduce the impact on our communities.

 

All Local Authorities in England were asked by the Ministry of Housing, Local Government and Communities (MHCLG) to produce a COVID-19 outbreak management plan by the end of June 2020.

 

The aims of the local outbreak management plan were as follows:

 

·       Identify communities, places and settings at greater risk

·       Monitor wider system performance, e.g. testing

·       Communicate effectively and appropriately, including public engagement, the remit of the Outbreak Management Stakeholder Board

·       Manage and interpret data and information associated with proactive surveillance and reactive outbreak management

 

RESOLVED 

 

That

the report be noted.

 

 

13.

The Direct and Indirect Impacts of COVID-19 on the Health and Wellbeing of our Local Population pdf icon PDF 77 KB

Report of the Director of Public Health

Minutes:

The Board considered the report of the Director of Public Health that advised  of a  Liverpool John Moores University and the Champs Public Health Collaborative, which had produced a rapid evidence review identifying what the current evidence told us about the direct and indirect impacts of COVID-19 on health and wellbeing.

 

The report detailed Impacts on:

 

·       Family, friends and communities

·       Money and resources

·       Education and skills

·       Our surroundings

·       Transport

·       The food we eat

·       Access to health and social care

·       Individual health behaviours

 

RESOLVED That:

 

That

the report be noted.

 

 

14.

Sub Group Summary pdf icon PDF 87 KB

Report of the Director of Public Health

Minutes:

The Board considered the report of the Director of Public Health that provided an update and a summary of activity from the five identified subgroups:

 

(1)

Special Educational Needs and Disabilities Continuous Improvement Board (SEND CIB) which had continued to meet virtually, on the 9th June 2020 and 7th July 2020.

(2)

Children and Young People’s Partnership Board which(CYPPB) had met twice since the last report, on the 16th June 2020 and 14th July 2020.

(3)

Health and Well-being Board Executive which had met once since the last report on the 18th June 2020.

(4)

Adults Forum which had met once virtually since the last report, in July.

(5)

The Health Protection Forum’s work that had been superseded during this time by the Outbreak Board.

 

RESOLVED That:

 

That

the report be noted.

 

 

15.

Sefton Local Safeguarding Children Board - Annual Report 2019/20 pdf icon PDF 93 KB

Annual Report of the Sefton Local Safeguarding Children Board to be introduced by Paula St Aubyn, the Board’s Independent Chair

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Board considered the Sefton Local Safeguarding Children Board - Annual Report 2019/20 presented by Vicky Buchanan on behalf of the  the Independent Chair of the  Board which updated on  the work undertaken together in the time period April 2019-March 2020.

 

The contents of the report included:

 

·       Governance and Leadership

·       Funding and Support

·       The Priorities for the LSCB 2019/20

·       Evidence of activities that have support safeguarding priorities 2019/20

·       Supporting Statement for the Business Priority 2019

·       Partnership Evaluation of Practice

·       Performance Management and Monitoring

·       Learning and Development

·       Key Priorities for 2020/21

·       Independent Scrutineer Conclusion

 

RESOLVED That:

 

That

the report be noted.

 

 

16.

NHS South Sefton CCG and NHS Southport and Formby CCG - Annual Reports 2019/20 pdf icon PDF 96 KB

The annual reports of the NHS South Sefton CCG, and NHS Southport and Formby CCG to be presented by Fiona Taylor, Chief Officer of NHS South Sefton CCG, and NHS Southport and Formby CCG

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Board considered the report of Fiona Taylor, Chief Officer NHS South Sefton CCG and NHS Southport and Formby CCG which updated the Board on its Annual Report.

 

The Annual Report and Accounts 2019-20 consisted of:

 

·       Performance report

·       Accountability report

·       Accounts

 

RESOLVED That:

 

That

the report be noted.

 

 

17.

Children and Young People’s Plan Update pdf icon PDF 82 KB

Report of the Executive Director of Children's Social Care and Education

 

Minutes:

The Board considered the report of the Executive Director of Children’s Social Care and Education that updated on the Children and Young Peoples Plan.

 

The report followed the presentation of the final draft of the Children and Young People’s plan at December’s Health and Wellbeing Board. The plan had now been published and the paper introduced a Youth version, Animation and an overview of the work underway to embed the plan as the overarching vision for the delivery of services and the outcomes being worked towards  for our Children and Young People in Sefton.

 

RESOLVED That:

 

(1)

the report be noted;

(2)

it be noted that the Board offer governance to the method of delivery; and

(3)

it be noted that the Board agree to offer oversight to the process of ongoing delivery over the five-year period.

 

 

18.

SEND Continuous Improvement Plan Update pdf icon PDF 103 KB

Report of the Executive Director of Children's Social Care and Education

 

Minutes:

The Board considered the report of the Executive Director of Children’s Social Care and Education that updated  on the progress made against the actions taken and progress made with regard to the SEND Continuous Improvement Plan.

 

The report described the Delivery of the Improvement Plan as well as any associated Risks.

 

RESOLVED That:

 

(1)

the  progress being made against the actions taken and progress made with regard to the SEND Continuous Improvement

Plan be noted;  and

(2)

It be confirmed thatthe level of risk is being effectively managed.

 

 

19.

NHS Planning 2020/21 pdf icon PDF 133 KB

Report of the  Director of Strategy and Outcomes (interim) - NHS South Sefton CCG, and NHS Southport and Formby CC

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Board received the report of the Chief Operating Officer of South Sefton Clinical Commission Group and the Southport and Formby Clinical Commissioning Group updating on NHS Planning 2020/21. The report was a NHS and local borough update on health issues as part of the NHS planning requirements to March 2021.

 

The report detailed the following:

 

·       Urgent and emergency care

·       Care homes

·       Mental health care

·       Elective care

·       Cancer services

·       Primary care

·       Children and young people

·       Addressing health inequalities

·       Continuing Health Care (CHC)

·       Covid-19 testing

·       Risks

 

 

 

RESOLVED

 

 

That the report be noted.

 

 

20.

Richard Freeman - NHS England

Minutes:

The Board was advised that this meeting would be the last to be attended by Richard Freeman, NHS England.

 

RESOLVED 

 

That the Board places on record its thanks and appreciation to Richard Freeman, NHS England for his contributions and participation at Board meetings.

 

 

21.

Maureen Kelly – Healthwatch Sefton

Minutes:

The Board was advised that this would be the last meeting to be attended by Maureen Kelly, Healthwatch Sefton.

 

RESOLVED That:

 

That

the Board places on record its thanks and appreciation to Maureen Kelly, Healthwatch Sefton for her contributions and participation at Board meetings.