Decision details

Developing Digital Support and Approaches to Health and Wellbeing

Reference: D46255

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes


The Director of Adults and Health submitted a report providing an update on the progress being made in maximising the use of digital solutions that promote the health and wellbeing of Leeds citizens. In addition, the report illustrated what had been achieved through innovative partnerships, but also provided details on some of the challenges being faced in taking this agenda forward.


Members welcomed the content of the submitted report and the further health and wellbeing benefits that could potentially be realised by the continued development of the digital support agenda. However, a Member highlighted the need to ensure that as the agenda developed, users of the new technology, particularly older people, were provided with appropriate guidance to help them make safe choices.


In conclusion, it was requested that a demonstration of the new developments in this area was provided to Board Members for their information.



(a)  That the progress being made in embracing digital opportunities in order to improve the health and wellbeing of Leeds citizens, be noted;


(b)  That the areas for future development, as detailed within the submitted report, together with the comments made by the Board on such matters, be noted.

Publication date: 12/02/2018

Date of decision: 07/02/2018

Decided at meeting: 07/02/2018 - Executive Board

Effective from: 17/02/2018

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