Agenda and minutes

Venue: Meritage Centre, Church End, Hendon, NW4 4JT

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

Items
No. Item

1.

Minutes of the Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 74 KB

    Minutes:

    The Chairman of the Health and Wellbeing Board, Councillor Caroline Stock welcomed all attendees and thanked the Wellbeing Manager, Mr John Truong for hosting this HWBB meeting at the Meritage Centre.

     

    Councillor Stock welcomed the Dr Charlotte Benjamin as new Vice-Chair of the Board and Chair of the Barnet CCG. The Board noted that appointment of Dr Nikkesh Dattani as CCG Board Member replacing Dr Benjamin’s previous post at the HWBB.

     

    It was RESOLVED that the previous minutes of the meeting of the Health and Wellbeing Board held on 17th January 2019 be agreed as a correct record.

     

2.

Absence of Members

    Minutes:

    Apologies for absence were received from Dr Nikkesh Dattani and Dr Clare Stephens.

3.

Declaration of Members' Interests

    Minutes:

    None.

4.

Public Questions and Comments (if Any)

    Minutes:

    None were received.

5.

Report of the Monitoring Officer (if Any)

    Minutes:

    None.

6.

HWBB Abbreviations pdf icon PDF 47 KB

    Minutes:

    The Board noted the standing item on the Agenda which lists the commonly used HWBB abbreviations for information.

7.

Forward Work Programme pdf icon PDF 200 KB

    Minutes:

    The Chairman noted the standing item on the agenda.

     

    It was RESOLVED that the Health and Wellbeing Board noted the items on the Forward Work Programme for 2019.

7a

Update Report on the progress of Barnet Children's Services Improvement Action Plan and other CES Committee Priorities pdf icon PDF 361 KB

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    Minutes:

    The Chairman introduced the report which was summarised by the Executive Director for Children and Young People, Mr Chris Munday.

     

    Mr Munday provided an update following the sixth Monitoring visit by Ofsted. The Board noted the Monitoring letter which was generally positive and appended to the Agenda. The Board thanked all staff and partners for their work and contributions towards the improvement journey.

     

    The Board was informed that the next visit by Ofsted will likely involve a full Inspection of Local Authority Children’s Services (ILACS) in late early Summer 2019, which will be a reinspection of all services.

     

    Councillor Richard Cornelius noted the importance of continued partnership working across the system and between all organisations.

     

    It was RESOLVED:

     

    1.    That the Board noted the progress of the Barnet Children's Services Improvement Action Plan as set out in paragraphs 1.11 to 1.34.

    2.    That the Board noted the OFSTED monitoring visit feedback letter.

    3.    That the Board noted the updated Joint Protocol for homeless young people aged 16 and 17 attached as Appendix 2.

    4.    That the Board noted the 2019-20 Delivery Plan of the Children and Young People’s Plan attached as Appendix 4.

     

     

     

     

     

     

8.

Update on delivery of the Prevent Duty pdf icon PDF 150 KB

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    Minutes:

    The Chairman introduced the annual update report of the Prevent Duty and welcomed Mr Sam Rosengard, Prevent Coordinator who presented the report to the Board.

     

    Mr Rosengard delivered the presentation on the Prevent Duty. The Board noted that the majority of cases of referral cases relate to mental health issues. Mr Rosengard spoke about the positive partnership working with BEH Mental Health and noted that there are good levels of partnership working and engagement with health partners.

     

    The Board welcomed the presentation and the Chairman welcomed suggestions for delivery of Prevent Duty Presentation to third sector organisations to be submitted to Mr Rosengard.

     

    It was RESOLVED:

     

    1.    That the Board commented as above and supported the actions identified following the recent publication of the Counter Terrorism Local Profile (CTLP).

    2.    That the Board agreed to inform the Prevent Coordinator of any third sector organisations that would benefit from an offer of Prevent Training and advice.

    3.    The Board noted that the NHS England Guidelines 2017 were re-iterated and there was an ask for NHS colleagues to ensure that referrals from Prevent team receive appointment within 7 days for mental health services. 

     

9.

HWBB Response to Housing Strategy and Homelessness and Rough Sleeping Strategy consultation pdf icon PDF 128 KB

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    Minutes:

    The Chairman introduced the report and thanked all stakeholders and partners for their responses to the Strategy.

     

    It was RESOLVED:

     

    1.    That the Health and Wellbeing Board noted the formal consultation Response report on behalf of the Board, co-ordinated and prepared by Public Health Team in consultation with the HWB Board members.

    2.    That Pan-Barnet training for GPs include Healthwatch.

     

10.

Sustainability and Transformation Partnership (STP) Update Barnet's Paediatric Asthma Plan pdf icon PDF 138 KB

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    Minutes:

    Following introduction of the report, the Chairman invited Mr Sam Rostrom STP Children and Young People’s Programme Director to present the report.

     

    Ms Rostrom spoke about the importance of continued partnership working towards tackling asthma in order to improve outcomes for children and young people.

     

    She also noted the importance of understanding local needs in order to develop the strategic approach to continue to improve our Asthma work and inform the plan of Action.

     

    The Director for Public Health, Dr Tamara Djuretic welcomed the report and noted the need to integrate the asthma friendly schools model within healthy schools programme. Dr Charlotte Benjamin, Chair of Barnet CCG spoke about the importance of gaining a wider understanding of underlying health risks and to disseminate practical information and advice to families.

     

    Councillor Cornelius also noted the importance of disseminating information on reducing build-up of damp and practical steps that can be taken to reduce damp within households. He expressed concerns about health risks associated with air pollution and raised the importance of tackling air quality issues.

     

    Ms Rodrigues welcomed the comments and noted that Homestart Barnet teams can be utilised to disseminate information to households and reporting feedback from families to partners.

     

    It was RESOLVED:

     

    1.    That the Health and Wellbeing Board noted the North Central London objectives and approach.

    2.    That the Board endorsed the proposed Barnet plan to improve the outcomes for paediatric asthma and note that Public Health agreed to oversee delivery of the plan jointly with the CCG.

    3.    That local asthma workshop includes representatives from Healthwatch and Homestart.

     

11.

Health and Wellbeing Board Delivery Plan 2019/20 pdf icon PDF 167 KB

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    Minutes:

    Dr Djuretic presented and summarised the key points of the report. She briefed the Board about the progress made in respect of the Priorities.

     

    The Board welcomed the Plan and made the following requests to be included within the Delivery Plan:

     

    -       that reference be made towards promoting physical activity including for people with disability and mental health conditions

    -       to include reference to the Paediatrical (autism) Pathways

    -       promotion and raising further awareness of cancer screening

     

    It was RESOLVED:

     

    1.    That the Health and Wellbeing Board approved the Delivery Plan 2019/20 as set out in Appendix B with an addition of Autism Paediatric pathway and noted the final version of the HWBB Priorities at Appendix A.

     

12.

Maintaining mental health and wellbeing and building resilience pdf icon PDF 122 KB

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    Minutes:

    The Chairman introduced the item noting that adults mental health forms part of the four Priorities within the Health and Wellbeing Strategy. Dr Jeff Lake, Consultant in Public Health joined the meeting upon invitation of the Chairman and presented the report.

     

    Dr Lake briefed the Board about various initiatives occurring across London, including the Thrive and Good Thinking Programmes. He noted the use of digital innovations and the way face-to-face and peer to peer networks are being developed.

     

    The Board welcomed the presentation and noted the importance of strengthening partnership working and use and promotion of CAMHS services.

     

    It was RESOLVED:

     

    1.    That the Board noted the development of a mental health campaign to tackle mental health stigma and promote access to support and proposed further awareness raising via libraries

    2.    That the Board noted planned action to make Barnet a more dementia friendly community.

    3.    That the Board noted planned action to coordinate suicide prevention activity in the borough.

    4.    That Board Members provide advice and support to direct and maximise the impact of this work.

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

13.

Prevention, enablement and self-reliance services in Barnet pdf icon PDF 159 KB

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    Minutes:

    The Chairman invited three guest speakers, Karen Morrell, Head of Integrated Care, Mental Health Service together with her team and peer support workers who presented and highlighted the key points in the report.

     

    The Chairman thanked the speakers for the informative presentation and noted that supporting people with mental health conditions to live well in the community is one of the priorities for the Board. It was noted that the next report will bring together a number of initiatives developed in partnership across the borough which are well received by local residents.

     

    In response to a query about education and training towards raising awareness of mental health with other services, it was noted that Mental Health Service have hosted two cohorts of Think Ahead Mental Health Social Workers over two years. This exchange has increased a flow of information, theory and skills in the team supporting a whole service change.

     

    Following a comment about strengthening partnership working, it was noted that work has commenced to simplify the referral process, particularly for parents.

     

    It was RESOLVED that:

     

    1.    The Health and Wellbeing Board noted the progress on mental health enablement model in Barnet and to support referrals to enablement services across partnership.

    2.    Members of the Board are asked to champion mental health enablement model across the borough through their respective organisation.

     

    3.    Partners are asked to explore strengthening working relationship between Wellbeing Hub and the Network.

     

14.

Mental Health - the crisis care pathway and developments pdf icon PDF 135 KB

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    Minutes:

    The Chairman introduced the report and invited Ms Sarah Perrin, Head of Commissioning, Mental Health and Dementia to join the meeting.

     

    Ms Perrin presented the report and highlighted the key challenges, including financial challenges and increasing demand.

     

    The Board welcomed the presentation and agreed to strengthen partnership working by embedding work together and to ensure that workstreams’ of partners are complementing each other. (Action)

     

    It was RESOLVED:

     

    1.    That the Board noted the contents of the report and developments occurring to improve the crisis care pathway for Barnet patients.

    2.    That Board members provide advice and support to maximise the impact of the work being undertaken and discuss how to support strengthening the pathway across the whole system.

     

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Care Closer to Home - Development of a dementia focused Care Home Integrated Network (CHIN) pdf icon PDF 148 KB

    Minutes:

    The Chairman presented the report which focuses on developing integrated services and interventions for dementia in primary and community care. Ms Perrin presented and highlighted the key points in the report.

     

    Ms Rodrigues welcomed suggestions from partners to be sent to her about various ways to improve communication channels to reach all communities.

     

    It was RESOLVED:

     

    1.    The Board noted the contents of the report and developments.

    2.    That Board members provide advice and support to maximise the impact of the work being undertaken and discuss how to support integrated working.

     

16.

Any Items the Chairman decides are urgent

    Minutes:

    The Chairman, on behalf of the Board, thanked Dr Jeff Lake for all his work and contributions over the past six years noting that this will be his last HWBB meeting at Barnet. She wished him all the best in his new role as Deputy Director of Public Health at Westminster.

     

    The Chairman thanked the Board and speakers for their contributions and closed the meeting.