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Looking Beyond the Pandemic - What we Learned and Where we go Next - Director of Public Health - Annual Report
Report of the Director of Public Health (copy attached)
RESOLVED - That the Board notes the contents of the report
39.1 The Board considered the report prepared by the Director of Public Health detailing the strategies which had been developed and put into place in response to the pandemic and the valuable lessons and enhanced collaborative working which occurred. Also strategies which had been developed and were in place which had built in resilience to respond to further future pandemics or public health issues.
39.2 It was explained that it was a statutory requirement for the Director of Public Health to produce an independent annual report and for the local authority to publish it. The purpose of these reports was to raise awareness and understanding of local health issues, highlight areas of specific concern and make recommendations for change. There are no specified requirements as to the content or format of the report. One of the main aims of the report was to look back and tell the story of how the Council and partners across the city worked together to protect the health of the population. The report included case studies to illustrate the broad range of work and innovation. It had identified key learning and recommendations which would help the Council and the city to respond to other health and wellbeing challenges, both now and in the future. The audiences for the report were local decision-makers as well as local people who have an interest.
39.3. The report and accompanying detailed presentation were commended by Board Members, particularly in outlining the valuable co-operative inter-disciplinary working which had taken place within the organisation and with health and other partners. Noting the strategies which were in place which had built in future resilience.
34.4 RESOLVED - That the Board notes the contents of the report and the detailed presentation which accompanied it.
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