Who are we?

The Health & Wellbeing Board is the forum where representatives of the City Council, NHS and Third Sector hold discussions and make decisions on the health and wellbeing of the people of Brighton & Hove.


Meetings are open to the public and everyone is welcome.


Where and when is the Board meeting?

This next meeting will be held in the council chamber at Hove Town Hall on Tuesday 12 July 2022 starting at 2.00pm.




Health & Wellbeing Board



Date:          7 March 2023

Time:         2.00pm

Venue:       Council Chamber, Hove Town Hall

Who is invited:

                   B&HCC members: Councillors: Shanks (Chair), Nield (Deputy Chair), Robins (Opposition Spokesperson), Brown (Group Spokesperson) and Appich



                   NHS members: Lola Banjoko, Ashley Scarff, Siobhan Melia (SCFT), Dr Jane Padmore (SPFT) and Dr Andy Heeps (UHS)


                   Non-votng members: Joanna Martindale (Community Works), Tom Lambert (Carers Centre), Geoff Raw (CE - BHCC), Deb Austin (Statutory Director of Children's Services), Rob Persey (Statutory Director for Adult Care), Alistair Hill (Director of Public Health), David Liley (Healthwatch) and Annie Callahan (SAB)


Contact:     Penny Jennings

Democratic Services Officer

01273 291065









Agendas and minutes are published on the council’s website www.brighton-hove.gov.uk.  Agendas are available to view five working days prior to the meeting date.

Electronic agendas can also be accessed through our meetings app available through ModernGov: iOS/Windows/Android


This agenda and all accompanying reports are printed on recycled paper


Date of Publication - Monday, 27 February 2023



Formal matters of procedure


This short formal part of the meeting is a statutory requirement of the Board


Part One                                                                                                                                       Page



30       Declarations of substitutes and interests and exclusions



The Chair of the Board will formally ask if anyone is attending to represent another member, and if anyone has a personal and/or financial interest in anything being discussed at the meeting.  The Board will then consider whether any of the discussions to be held need to be in private.





31       Minutes

7 - 18


Minutes of the meeting held on 8 November 2022 (copy attached)





32       Chair's Communications





33       Callover



Items 34 – 41 will be called over by the Democratic Services Officer and Secretary to the Board. In the case of any items not called for discussion, the report recommendations will be taken as approved without amendment.





34       Formal Public Involvement



To consider the following:


(a) Petitions – to consider any petitions received by noon on 1 March 2023;


(b) Written Questions – to consider any written questions received by noon on 1 March 2023;


(c) Deputations  received including any referred from Full Council





35       Formal Member Involvement



To consider the following:


(a) Petitions;


(b) Written Questions;


(c) Letters;


(d) Notices of Motion





36       Items Referred from Council



Items referred from Full Council (if any)





37       Presentation - Primary Care Networks



Primary Care Networks – presentation by Amy Galea, NHS Sussex Primary Care Officer.


Following a brief presentation Members will have the opportunity to ask questions.





38       Sussex Integrated Care Strategy and Joint Forward Plan

19 - 82


Joint report of the Managing Director, NHS Sussex (Brighton &Hove) and the Executive Director, Health and Adult Social Care (copy attached)



Contact Officer:

Giles Rossington

Tel: 01273 295514



Ward Affected:

All Wards






39       Looking Beyond the Pandemic - What we Learned and Where we go Next - Director of Public Health - Annual Report

83 - 114


Report of the Director of Public Health (copy attached)



Contact Officer:

Alistair Hill

Tel: 01273 296560



Ward Affected:

All Wards






40       Brighton & Hove Safeguarding Children Partnership Annual Report 2021-22

115 - 162


Report of the Independent Scrutineer and Chair BHSCP (copy attached)



Contact Officer:

Emma Gilbert

Tel: 01273 291704



Ward Affected:

All Wards






41       Joint Health & Wellbeing Strategy (JLHWS) Outcome Measures: Update March 2023

163 - 198


Report of the Executive Director, Adult Social Care & Health (copy attached)



Contact Officer:

Kate Gilchrist

Tel: 01273 290457



Ward Affected:

All Wards














The Health & Wellbeing Board actively welcomes members of the public and the press to attend its meetings and holds as many of its meetings as possible in public. Provision is also made on the agendas for public questions to the Board and details of how questions can be raised can be found on the website and/or on agendas for the meetings. The closing date for receipt of public questions and deputations for the next meeting is 12 noon on the fourth working day before the meeting.


If you wish to attend and have a mobility or medical condition that may require you to receive assisted escape in the event of a fire or other emergency, please contact the Democratic Services Team (Tel: 01273 291066) in advance of the meeting. Measures may then be put in place to enable your attendance and to ensure your safe evacuation from the building.


Hove Town Hall has facilities for people with mobility impairments including a lift and wheelchair accessible WCs. However, in the event of an emergency use of the lift is restricted for health & safety reasons, please refer to the note below.


An infrared system operates to enhance sound for anyone wearing or using a receiver which are available for use during the meeting. If you require further information or assistance, please inform staff at reception on arrival.


Meeting papers can be provided, on request, in large print, in Braille, on audio tape or on disc, or translated into any other language as requested.

Infra-red hearing aids are available for use during the meeting. If you require any further information or assistance, please contact the receptionist on arrival.


Webcasting notice

This meeting may be filmed for live or subsequent broadcast via the Council’s website. At the start of the meeting the Chair will confirm if all or part of the meeting is being filmed. You should be aware that the Council is a Data Controller under the Data Protection Act 1998. Data collected during this web cast will be retained in accordance with the Council’s published policy.


Therefore, by entering the meeting room and using the seats in the chamber you are deemed to be consenting to being filmed and to the possible use of those images and sound recordings for the purpose of web casting and/or Member training.  If members of the public do not wish to have their image captured, they should sit in the public gallery area.


Access notice

The Public Gallery is situated on the first floor of the Town Hall and is limited in size but does have 2 spaces designated for wheelchair users. The lift cannot be used in an emergency.  Evac Chairs are available for self-transfer, and you are requested to inform Reception prior to going up to the Public Gallery.  For your own safety please do not go beyond the Ground Floor if you are unable to use the stairs.


Please inform staff on Reception of this affects you so that you can be directed to the Council Chamber where you can watch the meeting or if you need to take part in the proceedings e.g. because you have submitted a public question.




Fire & emergency evacuation procedure

If the fire alarm sounds continuously, or if you are instructed to do so, you must leave the building by the nearest available exit.  You will be directed to the nearest exit by council staff.  It is vital that you follow their instructions:

·         You should proceed calmly; do not run and do not use the lifts;

·         Do not stop to collect personal belongings;

·         Once you are outside, please do not wait immediately next to the building, but move some distance away and await further instructions; and

·         Do not re-enter the building until told that it is safe to do so


Further information

For further details and general enquiries about this meeting contact Penny Jennings, (01273 291065, email penny.jennings@brighton-hove.gov.uk) or email democratic.services@brighton-hove.gov.uk



























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