Agenda and minutes

Health & Wellbeing Board - Wednesday, 7th February, 2018 2.00 pm

Venue: Council Chamber, Town Hall, Katharine Street, Croydon CR0 1NX. View directions

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No. Item


Minutes of the Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 66 KB

To approve the minutes of the meeting held on 13 December 2017 as an accurate record.


RESOLVED that the minutes of the meeting held on 13 December 2017 were agreed as an accurate record


Disclosure of Interests

In accordance with the Council’s Code of Conduct and the statutory provisions of the Localism Act, Members and co-opted Members of the Council are reminded that it is a requirement to register disclosable pecuniary interests (DPIs) and gifts and hospitality to the value of which exceeds £50 or multiple gifts and/or instances of hospitality with a cumulative value of £50 or more when received from a single donor within a rolling twelve month period. In addition, Members and co-opted Members are reminded that unless their disclosable pecuniary interest is registered on the register of interests or is the subject of a pending notification to the Monitoring Officer, they are required to disclose those disclosable pecuniary interests at the meeting. This should be done by completing the Disclosure of Interest form and handing it to the Democratic Services representative at the start of the meeting. The Chair will then invite Members to make their disclosure orally at the commencement of Agenda item 3. Completed disclosure forms will be provided to the Monitoring Officer for inclusion on the Register of Members’ Interests.


There were no disclosures at this meeting.


Urgent Business (if any)

To receive notice of any business not on the agenda which in the opinion of the Chair, by reason of special circumstances, be considered as a matter of urgency.


There was none.


Feedback and next steps from Health and Wellbeing Workshop pdf icon PDF 99 KB

To feedback from the workshop and agree the next steps.


Officers shared the success of the workshop which focused on what the Board needed to achieve. This included taking responsibility in lead areas. With the Health Summit forthcoming in March, the Board’s purpose would be to drive priorities forward to deliver the strategies.


In addition to the lead roles outlined in the report, Members of the Board agreed for the Chair Councillor Maggie Mansell to take lead on the Substance Misuse Strategy.


The Board NOTED the workshop outcomes and RECOMMENDED for officers to provide a map with a timeline providing meaningful contribution and knowledge in each lead area.


Feedback from the Greater Manchester Visit

Verbal feedback of the visit to Manchester.


Officers shared verbal update on the trip to Manchester. The two day visit saw the opportunity in wider issues of play space integration and the Health Summit. The Board learned that Croydon’s Integration journey was moving rapidly.


The Board discussed that relationships and working together was crucial for the model to work in Croydon. The Board shared views of enabling front line staff to develop ideas with therapeutic safeguarding. The Board acknowledged Croydon Alliance and the pace it was moving forward.


The Board NOTED the expertise within the Board and that the Health and Wellbeing Strategy should be used to provide positive outcome in delivering best services.



Devolution of London and what it means for Croydon pdf icon PDF 74 KB

The report for the Devolution of London and what it means for Croydon is attached.

Additional documents:


The presentation from Dick Sorabji (Corporate Director of Policy & Public Affairs of London Councils) looked at what Croydon could do going forward to help those within the community.


The Board recognised the work involved in the community.


The Chair highlighted the Mayors strategies, addressing that there was a lot of work where Croydon could improve health through educational services and managing poverty. In addition it was pointed that there was a great deal of work that the Board could do to develop policies and strategies as there was not enough staff to staff the systems. The Board discussed how Croydon had received more money for the health services and how resources had moved closely to Croydon, although there was challenges within the resources.


The Board discussed the potential implications of devolution and agreed that each Member can assist in the process, as there would be a real opportunity for all to work together as Croydon foresees a future rich in possibilities.


The Board NOTED the report and presentation of the Devolution of London and what it meant for Croydon.




The One Croydon Alliance

Verbal update on the One Croydon Alliance.


Officers shared with the Board an overview of Croydon Alliance in its current form since the last Board meeting. The Board heard of the positive progression that was moving towards a ten year Alliance, and the progression of the Alliance was almost completed.


Members of the Board discussed the strategic views to how One Alliance would operate in the south of the borough, where care had always been available but not in the same scale to the north of the borough. The Board heard that the huddles to be put in various locations would be in place for full coverage within the whole borough. The Board also heard that One Alliance was working closely with Age UK, and there was points of access within GP networks.


The Board NOTED the progression of One Croydon Alliance.



Public Questions

For members of the public to ask questions to items on this agenda of the Health & Wellbeing Board meeting.


Questions should be of general interest, not personal issues, and must be received in writing no later than noon on the Friday prior to the meeting.


There will be a time limit of 15 minutes for all questions and responses which will be minuted. The responses to any outstanding questions will be included as an Appendix to the minutes.


There were no public questions heard at the meeting.



Exclusion of the Press and Public

The following motion is to be moved and seconded where it is proposed

to exclude the press and public from the remainder of a meeting:

“That, under Section 100A(4) of the Local Government Act, 1972, the

press and public be excluded from the meeting for the following items of

business on the grounds that it involves the likely disclosure of exempt

information falling within those paragraphs indicated in Part 1 of

Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972, as amended.”


This was not required.