Agenda and minutes

Health & Wellbeing Board
Wednesday, 13th October, 2021 2.00 pm

Venue: Conference Room 2 - Fred Perry House. View directions

Contact: Georgia Latham  (0161 474 3229)

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Items
No. Item

1.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 135 KB

To approve as a correct record and sign the Minutes of the meeting held on 8 September 2021.

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Minutes:

The Minutes (copies of which had been circulated) of the meeting held on 8 September 2021 were approved as a correct record and signed by the Chair.

2.

Declarations of Interest

Councillors and officers to declare any interests which they have in any of the items on the agenda for the meeting.

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Minutes:

Councillors and officers were invited to declare any interests they had in any of the items on the agenda for the meeting.

 

No declarations of interest were made.

3.

Chair's Announcements

To receive any announcements from the Chair on matters related to the activity of the Board.

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Minutes:

The Chair welcomed everyone to the meeting and on behalf of the Board: -

 

·           Thanked all school staff for their work and resilience in response to the pandemic and continuing infection rates.

 

·           Thanked the Social Health & Care staff for the support provided during the delivery of the Covid-19 vaccine.

 

·           Encouraged those eligible to book their Flu vaccination were possible.

 

·           Recognised the rising infection rates within the borough and encouraged the residents of Stockport to keep observing the social distancing rules and the Government guidance.

4.

Future High Streets - Phase 2 Consultation pdf icon PDF 1 MB

 

To consider a report of the Service Director (Strategy & Commissioing).

 

The report outlines the Future High Streets Funding by the Government to spend on Stockroom, a new Learning and Discovery space in Merseyway.

 

The Board is requested to note the report.

 

Officer contact: Nicole Doxey, nicole.doxey@stockport.gov.uk

Additional documents:

Minutes:

A representative of the Service Director of Strategy & Commissioning submitted a report (copies of which had been circulated) which outlined the Future High Streets Funding by the Government to spend on Stockroom, a new Learning and Discovery space in Merseyway.

 

The following comments were made/issues raised: -

 

·      Welcomed the report and proposals to repurpose the vacant retail space.

 

·      Congratulated the Council on the inclusion of agreed pledges for the future use of the Central Library Building.

 

·      Recognised the decline in trends of visitors at Stockport Central Library, however held concerns in relation to the repurposing of the building and retaining the building as a heritage asset.

 

·      It was commented that the new location of the library as a new learning and discovery place was well located and would generate large footfall.

 

·      It was suggested that consideration should also be given to developing general practice and creating an integrated wellbeing hub at the site.

 

·      In response to a question relating to customer engagement, colleagues were reassured that a robust engagement programme had been undertaken which included on street interviews, online questionnaire and discussions with a range of organisations. The Board welcomed the results of the engagement survey and overall methodology which incorporated a range of opinions from various groups.

 

·      Residents were encouraged to share their views via the consultation on the proposal to move Town Centre library services from Central Library to Stockroom before it closed on 18th October 2021.

 

RESOLVED – That the report be noted.

5.

Stockport Local Plan pdf icon PDF 178 KB

To consider a report of the Director of Public Health.

 

The report outlines the One Stockport Borough Plan and provides an update on progress in developing a new Local Plan for Stockport, and seeks feedback on a series of high level principles.

 

The Board is requested to comment and note the report.

 

Officer contact: Emma Curle, 0161 474 3542, emma.curle@stockport.gov.uk

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Minutes:

The Director of Public Health submitted a report (copies of which had been circulated) which outlined the One Stockport Borough Plan and provided an update on progress in developing a new Local Plan for Stockport, and seeks feedback on a series of high level principles.

 

The following comments were made/issues raised: -

 

·         Welcomed the accessibility of the One Stockport Borough Plan and it was commented that the plan was clear and comprehensive with the inclusion of a jargon buster.

 

·         Noted the continuous theme throughout the plan in terms of the wider determinate of residents Health and Care needs.

 

·         Welcomed the inclusion of proposals for transport infrastructure and commented on the importance of strong public transport links to connect communities to health and care services.

 

·         Commented on the need to develop health and wellbeing services around new developments to meet the Borough’s local housing requirements.

 

·         In response to a question relating to engagement and ensuring a range of voices were heard, colleagues informed the Board that an extensive engagement piece with a series of stages had been undertaken to reach as many people as possible. Focus was now being placed on creating a governance structure to co-create with anchor organisations to develop and deliver the plan.

 

RESOLVED – That the report be noted.

 

6.

One Health and Care Plan-Sign Off pdf icon PDF 161 KB

To consider a report of the Director for Adult Social Care.

 

The report provides an updates on the final version of Stockport’s One Health and Care Plan and offers an opportunity to provide feedback. The plan has been developed over the course of the past 9 months and is one of a suite of documents that will support the delivery of the One Stockport Borough Plan.

 

The Board is requested to endorse and agree the report.

 

Officer contact: Kathryn Rees, Kathryn.rees@stockprot.gov.uk

Additional documents:

Minutes:

A representative of the Director for Adult Social Care and the Director for Public Health submitted a report (copies of which had been circulated) which provided an update on the final version of Stockport’s One Health and Care Plan and offers an opportunity to provide feedback. The plan has been developed over the course of the past 9 months and is one of a suite of documents that will support the delivery of the One Stockport Borough Plan.

 

The following comments were made/issues raised: -

 

·      Commented on the need to develop wrap around care services around individual needs to ensure equity and equality in access to all services for residents.

 

·      The Chair asked Members of the Board to pay some consideration to the role of the Board in holding the delivery of the plan to account and requested Members share their suggestions at the upcoming development session.

 

·      Endorsed the plan and welcomed the inclusion of an environmental impact assessment.

 

·      Commented on the importance of partnership work with stakeholder groups to deliver tangible outcomes as outlined within framework

 

 

RESOLVED – That the report be noted and agreed the One Health and Care Plan.

 

7.

Healthwatch Annual Report pdf icon PDF 1 MB

To consider a report of the Chair of Healthwatch Stockport.

 

The report provides details relating to the Healthwatch Annual Report.

 

The Board is requested to note the report.

 

Officer contact: Maria Kildunne, maria@healthwatchstockport.co.uk

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Minutes:

A representative of the Chair of Healthwatch Stockport submitted a report (copies of which had been circulated) which presented the organisation’s Annual Report for 2020/21.

 

The following comments were made/issues raised: -

 

·         Thanks Healthwatch for their work and support in response to the pandemic and recognised the importance of their role in communicating with residents.

 

·         In response to comments on the importance of the volunteer sector, the Board were informed that a piece of engagement work was being undertaken with the volunteer sector to discuss opportunities going forwards.

 

·         Commended Healthwatch for their continued focus to understand and improve the way in which services were delivered with the best interests of residents central to the approach.

 

RESOLVED – That the report be noted.

 

8.

Health and Wellbeing Board Forward Plan pdf icon PDF 272 KB

To consider the report of the Service Director Strategy and Commissioning.

 

The report provides the Forward Plan of agenda items for future meetings of the Health and Wellbeing Board.

 

The Board is asked to consider and note the report.

 

Officer contact: Laura Mercer, laura.mercer@stockport.gov.uk

Additional documents:

Minutes:

A representative of the Service Director of Strategy and Commissioning submitted a report (copies of which had been circulated) which provided the Forward Plan of agenda items for future meetings of the Health and Wellbeing Board.

 

The following comments were made/issues raised: -

 

·      Welcomed the development of a forward plan and the importance to provide a clear direction and programme of works for the Board.

 

·      Recognised that it was necessary for there to be a degree of fluidity and scope throughout the year for additional items to be added to the forward plan.

 

·      The Director of Public Health informed the Board that the Directorate would be submitting reports before June 2022 on behalf of the Joint Strategic Needs Assessment and Department for Public Health.

 

·      It was agreed that informal reports submitted by Healthwatch would be considered at future meetings for information and included within the forward plan.

 

RESOLVED – That the report be noted.