The Health and
Social Care Act 2012 established health and well-being boards as
forums where key leaders from the health and care system work
together to improve the health and well-being of local communities.
The Health and Well-being Board plays a key role in the local
commissioning of health care, social care and public health through developing and
overseeing a Joint Strategic Needs Assessment (JSNA) through the
Joint Health & Wellbeing Strategy.
Detailed responsibilities of the
Health and Wellbeing Board, including a complete list of the
Board’s powers and duties) can be found in the Constitution
under Part 2B Terms of
Reference of Committees and the Part 3C
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