Agenda and minutes

Health and Wellbeing Board
Wednesday 9th June, 2021 2.00 pm

Venue: Ballroom - Bootle Town Hall, Trinity Road, Bootle, L20 7AE. View directions

Contact: Amy Dyson  Democratic Services Officer

Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies for Absence

Minutes:

 

Apologies for absence were received from Superintendent Graeme Robson (Merseyside Police), Gary Oakford (Merseyside Fire and Rescue Service), Jan McMahon (Sefton Council), Louise Shepherd (Alderhey Children’s NHS Foundation Trust), (Steve Warburton (NHS Acute Provider Sector Representative) and Angela White (Sefton CVS).

 

2.

Minutes of Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 69 KB

Minutes of the Meeting held on 10 March 2021.

Minutes:

RESOLVED:

 

That the Minutes of the meeting held on 10 March, 2021 be confirmed as a correct record.

 

3.

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.

 

 

4.

Sub Group Updates pdf icon PDF 94 KB

Report of the Director of Public Health.

Additional documents:

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 met thrice since the last report, on 16th March 2021, 27th April 2021 and the 25th May 2021.

(2)

Children and Young People Partnership Board (CYPP) which had met twice since the last report, on the 17th March 2021 and the 26th May 2021.

(3)

The Adults Forum which had not met since the last report received by the Board.

(4)

The Health and Wellbeing Executive which had met once since the last report, on the 22nd April 2021.

(5)

The Health Protection Forum’s work that had been supersede during this time by the outbreak board. It is anticipated the Forum will reconvene in 2021.

 

RESOLVED:

 

That the report be noted.

 

5.

CCG Priorities in the next 3 months

To receive a verbal update from the Chief Officer of NHS South Sefton Commissioning Group.

Minutes:

The Board considered a verbal update from Fiona Taylor – Chief Officer of NHS South Sefton Commissioning Group – who outlined the Clinical Commissioning Group’s priorities in the next three months. The presentation covered the CCGs 5 strategic objectives:

  • Implement Sefton2gether/HWBB strategy
  • Drive quality improvement & seek assurance
  • Deliver a robust financial plan & cost improvement
  • Support PCNs to enable robust and resilient general practice
  • Progress changes to Borough based ICP model & contribute to the ICS development

 

And went onto describe system working and transition, Primary Care Network development, lessons learned and improvements and a summary of financial performance.  

 

Fiona particularly raised the issue of transition to PCNs and the work which Dr Rob Caudwell commented on. It was agreed to devote an informal HWBB session to general practice and invite key practitioners to this session.

 

 

Dr Peter Chamberlain – Chair of South Sefton Clinical Commissioning Group – updated the Board on the Borough’s COVID vaccination programme and more specifically vaccination uptake. Citing the highest number of Care Home Vaccinations in Cheshire and Merseyside.

 

RESOLVED:

 

That the verbal update be noted.

 

6.

Ofsted focussed visit item pdf icon PDF 69 KB

Report of Head of Children’s Social Care.

 

 

Minutes:

The Board considered the report of the Head of Children’s Social Care which provided an overview of the Ofsted focused visit conducted in March 2021. The focused visit looked at key decision-making points in the child’s journey, in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic. The report included identified areas of Priority Action and areas of Improvement. A draft plan had been submitted to OFSTED, a report would be presented to the Health Overview and Scrutiny Committee and the DfE had issued a notice to improve for the two priority actions.

 

RESOLVED:

 

That the report be noted.

 

7.

Early Help Annual Report pdf icon PDF 63 KB

Report of the Interim Head of Communities.

 

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Board considered the report of the Interim Head of Communities which provided a summary of the work carried out across some of Sefton’s Early Help partnership. Such services support children, young people and their families. The report outlined previous and current activity as well as next steps to be taken.

 

RESOLVED:

 

That the report be noted.

 

8.

Mental Health in Sefton Schools pdf icon PDF 1008 KB

Report of the Director of Public Health.

Minutes:

The Board considered the report of the Director of Public Health which outlined the progress regarding activity to improve mental health in Sefton Schools/Colleges. The report covered new services (Mental Health Support Teams), widened services (Kooth and QWell) and new partnership work (Wellbeing for Education Return and the new Children and Young People’s Emotional Wellbeing Strategy 2021-26).

 

RESOLVED:

 

That the report be noted.

 

9.

Sefton Integrated Care Partnership Development pdf icon PDF 158 KB

Report of the Executive Director Adult Social Care and Health.

 

 

Minutes:

The Board considered the report of the Executive Director of Adult Social Care and Health which presented the latest position with regard to steps to develop a Sefton Integrated Care Partnership following Cabinet approval to do so in April 2021 and is a follow up to the report the Health and Wellbeing Board received at its March 2021 meeting.

 

The Cabinet Member for Adult Social Care, Councillor Cummins suggested that the Board (with Membership additions) adopt the function of the Integrated Care Partnership and in addition, become a statutory body.

 

RESOLVED: That

 

(1)

the report be noted; and

(2)

members’ oversight be given to the direction of travel and decisions as they develop.