Agenda and draft minutes

Venue: Hendon Town Hall, The Burroughs, London NW4 4BQ

Contact: Salar Rida 020 8359 7113, Email: salar.rida@barnet.gov.uk 

Items
No. Item

1.

Minutes of the Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 423 KB

    Minutes:

    The Chairman of the Health and Wellbeing Board, Councillor Caroline Stock welcomed all attendees to the meeting being held at Hendon Town Hall and noted the Covid-secure measures in place throughout the meeting.

     

    It was RESOLVED that the minutes of the previous meeting of the Health and Wellbeing Board held on 15 July 2021 be agreed as a correct record.

2.

Absence of Members

    Minutes:

    Apologies were received from Caroline Collier, Dr Nick Dattani and Councillor Sachin Rajput.     

     

3.

Declaration of Members' Interests

    Minutes:

    Dr Charlotte Benjamin, Vice-Chair of the HWBB declared an interest on behalf of herself and Dr Clare Stephens, in relation to the relevant agenda items as primary care providers via their respective GP Practices and GP Federation in the interest of transparency.

4.

Public Questions and Comments (if any)

    Minutes:

    None.

5.

Report of the Monitoring Officer (if any)

    Minutes:

    None.

6.

List of Health and Wellbeing Board (HWBB) Abbreviations pdf icon PDF 145 KB

    Minutes:

    RESOLVED – that the Board noted the standing item on the agenda which lists the frequently used acronyms in HWBB reports.

     

7.

Forward Work Programme pdf icon PDF 411 KB

    Minutes:

    The Board noted the items due to be reported to future HWBB meetings.

    RESOLVED that the Board noted the Forward Work Programme.

     

8.

COVID-19 Pandemic update and Barnet Hospital update (verbal)

    Minutes:

    Dr Tamara Djuretic, Director of Public Health and Prevention provided an update on this item and noted that infection rates as well as average number of COVID-19 cases have been decreasing. She also reiterated the advice around keeping people safe and protected. The Board heard about the ongoing work to circulate the message to the communities including through the community and voluntary sector.

     

    Dr Charlotte Benjamin, NCL CCG and Vice-Chair of the Board spoke about the work being carried out to support the system and noted that pressures on primary care was likely to carry on into the winter period.

     

    The Board noted the update and the Chairman thanked the Board Members for the update and the discussion.

     

    RESOLVED – that the Board noted the verbal update.

     

9.

ICS Development update (verbal)

    Minutes:

    The Chairman welcomed Frances O’Callaghan, NCL CCG Accountable Officer and Jo Sauvage Chair of the NCL CCG to provide an update on the developments of Integrated Care System to highlight the recent national guidance and how the plans are evolving regarding the move to the new organisation from 1st April 2022.

     

    Ms O’Callaghan spoke about the challenges around the supply of vaccines and encouraged uptake of the vaccination. She also noted the development of the ICS which will be informed through close working with residents and communities and increase community representation through the set-up of the Integrated Care Community Form.

     

    DrJoSauvage, Chair of the North Central London CCG updated the Board about the feedback from resident participation group and the importance of addressing how the new system will differ for service users. She also spoke about the accelerated way in which collaborative working will involve residents, businesses, community voluntary sector representation, Local Authority and NHS.

     

    Following a query about the role of the Board, Ms O’Callaghan noted the importance of the role of local health and social care and LA representation from the Board and to continue to build on the work of the HWBB.

     

    In response to a query from the Board about outcomes for children and young people, it was noted that work will be taking place to enable feedback and dialogue to take place in order to continue to contribute towards improving outcomes for children and young people.

     

    It was noted that future funding will be an area that will present challenges and which will require effective scrutiny.

     

    Ms O’Callaghan and Dr Sauvage welcomed the feedback from the Board and spoke about the importance of continued local input and input from the HWBB to help inform the new system. The Chairman thanked the speakers and the Board for the discussion.

     

    RESOLVED – that the Board noted the verbal update.

     

10.

COVID-19 and Flu vaccination update pdf icon PDF 687 KB

    Minutes:

    Dr Charlotte Benjamin presented the update report on COVID-19 and Ms O’Callaghan reported a progress on flu vaccination. The Board noted the delivery of the extensive Covid vaccination programme, including through pharmacies, Primary Care Network hubs, StoneX mass vaccination site pop-up clinics.

     

    Following a query from the Board about vaccination uptake of care homes staff, Dr Benjamin spoke about the vaccination model which includes encouraging access to mass sites across NCL or pharmacy sites, 1-2-1 engagement sessions with clinicians to discuss vaccination hesitancy factors and fertility discussion drop in sessions – she further noted that this has helped to increase uptake to 85.7%. It was noted that from 11 November, staff not vaccinated would not be able to work in care homes.

     

    The Chairman thanked Dr Benjamin and Ms O’Callaghan and the Board for the update and the discussion on this item.

     

    It was RESOLVED that the Health and Wellbeing Board noted the update report.

     

11.

Healthwatch Presentation - Accessing your GP remotely pdf icon PDF 418 KB

    Minutes:

    The Chairman invited a resident patient who spoke about her experience and difficulty in trying to book a face to face meeting with the GP. The Board thanked the resident for sharing their experience which will be taken into account together with the feedback to improve the overall user experience.

     

    Nitish Lakhman, Barnet Healthwatch Manager summarised the report and noted the feedback and patient experience which included benefits for users as well as concerns around digital access.

     

    Dr Jo Sauvage welcomed the feedback which will be taken into consideration to continue to improve various aspects of the system and improve patient experience.

     

    It was RESOLVED that the Board noted the presentation.

     

12.

Final Joint Health and Wellbeing Strategy Key Performance Indicators 2021-2025 pdf icon PDF 302 KB

    Additional documents:

    Minutes:

    Dr Tamara Djuretic presented the report which provides an update on the development of the Joint Health and Wellbeing Strategy (JHWS) 2021-25 Implementation and Action Plans.

     

    The Board welcomed the report. In response to a query from the Board about digital exclusion, Dr Djuretic noted that data is being collated at the London level around digital access and barriers for digital exclusion to help inform relevant and new performance indicators. The Board will receive an update on the matter within the next update report on JHWS performance update report.

     

    It was RESOLVED:

     

    1. That the Health and Wellbeing Board approved the final version of the Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) for the Joint Health and Wellbeing Strategy 2021- 25 for implementation.

    2. That the Health and Wellbeing Board noted the proposed approach to outcome monitoring and engagement reports.

     

13.

Joint Strategic Needs Assessment (JSNA) 2021 pdf icon PDF 536 KB

    Additional documents:

    Minutes:

    The Chairman welcomed Jeremy Hooper, Insight and Intelligence Lead for Public Health, to present the Joint Strategic Needs Assessment report. Mr Hooper summarised the report and noted that the full JSNA is available at https://open.barnet.gov.uk/insight-and-intelligence/jsna/

     

    The Board welcomed the item and the practicalities of being able to use the data to help inform future key workstreams.

     

    It was RESOLVED that the Board approved the Joint Strategic Needs Assessment (JSNA) for publication.

     

14.

Barnet Multi-Agency Safeguarding Adults Board Annual Report 2020-21 pdf icon PDF 538 KB

    Additional documents:

    Minutes:

    The Chairman invited Fiona Bateman, Independent chair of the Safeguarding Adults Board to present and summarise the annual report for 2020-21.

     

    Ms Bateman spoke about the rise in domestic abuse cases from MASH as well as the increase in complexity of issues experiences including self-neglect and impact of financial issues on individuals. She noted the continued enhancements at operational level in multi-agency responses and the coordination of partnership working.

     

    It was RESOLVED:

    1. That the Health and Wellbeing Board noted the Safeguarding Adults Board Annual Report 2020-21.

    2. That the Board noted that following initial reporting to the Adults and Safeguarding Committee meeting, the Annual Report will be published on the Council website and BSAB webpages.

     

15.

Any Items the Chairman decides are urgent

    Minutes:

    None. The Chairman thanked the speakers and the Board for the discussion.