Health and Wellbeing Board
Tuesday, 10 September 2019 3.00pm

Venue: Meeting Room 9 - Level 3, Gun Wharf, Dock Road, Chatham ME4 4TR

Contact: Jade Milnes, Democratic Services Officer 

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Apologies for absence


Record of meeting pdf icon PDF 249 KB

To approve the record of the meeting held on 2 July 2019.


Urgent matters by reason of special circumstances

The Chairman will announce any late items which do not appear on the main agenda but which he/she has agreed should be considered by reason of special circumstances to be specified in the report. 


Declarations of Disclosable Pecuniary Interests and Other Significant Interests pdf icon PDF 211 KB

Members are invited to disclose any Disclosable Pecuniary Interests or Other Significant Interests in accordance with the Member Code of Conduct.  Guidance on this is set out in agenda item 4.



Joint Health and Wellbeing Strategy Theme 1 Review pdf icon PDF 105 KB

This report asks the members of the Health and Wellbeing Board to consider how they and the organisations they represent can encourage and support the system to improve health and wellbeing with respect to the future state described for theme 1 of the Joint Health and Wellbeing Strategy: Giving every child a good start.

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Medway Task Force pdf icon PDF 228 KB

The Medway Task Force is a multi-agency initiative agreed as part of the Kent Police and Crime Commissioner’s Violence Reduction Challenge. The aim of this initiative is to tackle and reduce violent crime by looking at causational factors and context. This briefing is to seek the support of the Health and Wellbeing Board.


Social Isolation Task Group: The Impact of Social Isolation in Medway - Progress Report pdf icon PDF 94 KB

In January 2019, the Social Isolation Task Group review entitled ‘The Impact of Social Isolation in Medway’ was agreed by Cabinet. Prior to publication, this report had been presented to and considered by, the Health and Adult Social Care Overview and Scrutiny Committee in December 2018 and the Health and Wellbeing Board in February 2019.


The Task Group report considered the impact of social isolation and loneliness in Medway. It made a number of recommendations for actions that the Council and other organisations could take to reduce social isolation locally. The attached progress report (Appendix 1) summarises progress against each of the review’s recommendations.

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Development of Single Kent and Medway Clinical Commissioning Group pdf icon PDF 123 KB

This report provides a high level summary of the work to date in developing an integrated care system across Kent and Medway and in particular the development of a single CCG and the Medway and Swale Integrated Care Partnership (ICP). This report will be accompanied by a presentation on the health and care system transformation and a presentation on the ICP.


The Health and Adult Social Care Overview and Scrutiny Committee considered an update on the development of a single Kent and Medway Clinical Commissioning Group on 20 August 2019. The Comments of this Committee are set out in section 3 of the report. The Health and Wellbeing Board is asked to note and comment on the proposals.

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Food Justice pdf icon PDF 626 KB

At a meeting of Medway Council on 25 April 2019, the Council requested a detailed report from Public Health team to the Medway Health and Wellbeing Board. This report determines the extent (if any) of food poverty within Medway and what action could be taken to facilitate the concept of food justice within Medway.


The report sets out the related local data to indicate the levels of food poverty across Medway. It also highlights key elements of local action and possible options that could be progressed to address the issue of food poverty.


Better Care Fund pdf icon PDF 226 KB

This report presents Medway’s Better Care Fund plan for 2019/20 for the Board’s support.

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Work Programme pdf icon PDF 99 KB

The report advises the Health and Wellbeing Board of the forward work programme for discussion in the light of latest priorities, issues and circumstances. It gives the Board an opportunity to shape and direct the Board’s activities.

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