Agenda and draft minutes

Health and Wellbeing Board - Wednesday, 20th January, 2021 1.30 pm

Venue: If you would like to put a question / public deputation to the Board, please email healthandwellbeingboard@leeds.gov.uk by Monday, 18th January, 2021, 16:00

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Items
No. Item

Representatives of Clinical Commissioning Group

Dr Jason Broch – Chair of NHS Leeds Clinical Commissioning Group

Tim Ryley – Chief Executive of NHS Leeds Clinical Commissioning Group

Dr Alistair Walling – Chief Clinical Information Officer of Leeds City and NHS Leeds Clinical Commissioning Group

 

Directors of Leeds City Council

Victoria Eaton – Director of Public Health

Cath Roff – Director of Adults and Health

Julie Longworth – Deputy Director of Children and Families

 

Representative of NHS (England)

Anthony Kealy - NHS England

 

Third Sector Representative

Alison Lowe – Director, Touchstone

Pip Goff – Director, Forum Central

 

Representative of Local Health Watch Organisation

Dr John Beal – Chair of Healthwatch Leeds

Hannah Davies – Chief Executive of Healthwatch Leeds

 

Representatives of NHS providers

Sara Munro - Leeds and York Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

Dr Phil Wood - Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust

Thea Stein - Leeds Community Healthcare NHS Trust

 

Representative of Leeds GP Confederation

Jim Barwick – Chief Executive of Leeds GP Confederation

Gaynor Connor – Director of Transformation, Leeds GP Confederation

19.

Welcome and introductions

Minutes:

The Chair welcomed all present and brief introductions were made.

 

On behalf of the Board, the Chair thanked everyone in Leeds for coming together to respond to the COVID-19 crisis.

 

 

20.

Appeals against refusal of inspection of documents

To consider any appeals in accordance with Procedure Rule 15.2 of the Access to Information Rules (in the event of an Appeal the press and public will be excluded)

 

(*In accordance with Procedure Rule 15.2, written notice of an appeal must be received by the Head of Governance Services at least 24 hours before the meeting)

Minutes:

There were no appeals.

 

 

21.

Exempt Information - Possible Exclusion of the Press and Public

1  To highlight reports or appendices which officers have identified as containing exempt information, and where officers consider that the public interest in maintaining the exemption outweighs the public interest in disclosing the information, for the reasons outlined in the report.

 

2   To consider whether or not to accept the officers recommendation in respect of the above information.

 

3   If so, to formally pass the following resolution:-

 

RESOLVED – That the press and public be excluded from the meeting during consideration of the following parts of the agenda designated as containing exempt information on the grounds that it is likely, in view of the nature of the business to be transacted or the nature of the proceedings, that if members of the press and public were present there would be disclosure to them of exempt information, as follows:-

 

Minutes:

There were no exempt items.

 

 

22.

Late Items

To identify items which have been admitted to the agenda by the Chair for consideration

 

(The special circumstances shall be specified in the minutes)

 

Minutes:

There were no late items.

 

 

23.

Declarations of Disclosable Pecuniary Interests

To disclose or draw attention to any disclosable pecuniary interests for the purposes of Section 31 of the Localism Act 2011 and paragraphs 13-16 of the Members’ Code of Conduct.

 

 

Minutes:

There were no declarations of disclosable pecuniary interests.

 

 

24.

Apologies for Absence

To receive any apologies for absence

Minutes:

Apologies for absence were received from Paul Money, Superintendent Jackie Marsh, Julian Hartley and Sal Tariq. Dr Phil Wood and Julie Longworth were in attendance as substitutes.

 

 

25.

Open Forum

Opportunity for the Board to hear and respond to questions or deputations from members of the public on areas within its remit.

 

(Please note that as the meeting is taking place virtually, up to three questions / deputations received in advance will be read out at the meeting and others responded to outside of the meeting)

Minutes:

There were no matters raised on this occasion.

 

 

26.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 352 KB

To approve the minutes of the previous Health and Wellbeing Board meeting held 30 September 2020 as a correct record.

Minutes:

RESOLVED – That the minutes of the previous meeting held 30 September 2020 be approved as an accurate record.

 

 

27.

Overview of the Leeds COVID-19 Vaccination Programme pdf icon PDF 371 KB

To consider the report of the Leeds Bronze COVID-19 Vaccination Steering Group that provides an overview of the Leeds COVID-19 Vaccination Programme setting the context for the 20 Jan 2021 meeting, where greater detail will be provided. This is in recognition of the fast paced changing nature of the rollout and will enable as up to date information as possible to be shared. The information provided in this report is correct as of 6 Jan 2021. For the latest information please visit the Government website and the NHS website. For information on the local programme please visit the NHS Leeds CCG website.

Minutes:

The Leeds Bronze COVID-19 Vaccination Steering Group submitted a report that provided an overview of the Leeds COVID-19 Vaccination Programme setting the context for the 20 Jan 2021 meeting. The information provided in this report was correct as of 6 Jan 2021. For the latest information please visit the Government website and the NHS website. For information on the local programme please visit the NHS Leeds CCG website.

 

The following were in attendance:

 

-  Sam Prince, Executive Director of Operations, Leeds Community Healthcare and Senior Responsible Officer of the Leeds COVID-19 Vaccination Programme

-  Dr Phil Wood, Chief Medical Officer, Leeds Teaching Hospitals and Senior Responsible Officer of the West Yorkshire COVID-19 Programme

-  Gaynor Connor, Director of Transformation, Leeds GP Confederation

-  Hannah Davies, Chief Executive, Healthwatch Leeds

-  Natasha Lambert, Member of Youthwatch

-  Lucy Jackson, Chief Officer, Public Health, Leeds City Council

-  Sarah Bronsdon, Leeds Academic Health Partnership

-  Shak Rafiq, NHS Leeds CCG and Communications Lead for the Leeds COVID-19 Vaccination Programme

 

Dr Phil Wood and Sam Prince delivered a PowerPoint presentation, setting out the progress of the vaccination programme to date. Key highlights included:

 

·  Leeds Teaching Hospitals was one of the first 50 ‘hospital hub’ sites chosen to take delivery of the Pfizer vaccine, first patient vaccinated on 8 December 2020. Following this, on 15 December 2020 three primary care networks were among the first to deliver the COVID-19 vaccine in a primary care setting.

·  The key role of the partnership approach to vaccination roll-out, recognising groups and individuals across health and social care, third sector, HR, intelligence units, local community leaders and communications leads – all as part of #TeamLeeds.

·  Vaccination sites have been established across hospital and primary care settings in Leeds, with a new Community Vaccination Centre hosted at Elland Road Stadium.

·  Video was shown providing an overview of the vaccination hub journey for someone attending from entry to exit.

·  The phased vaccination programme continues to prioritise the most vulnerable residents of Leeds, those for whom contracting COVID-19 are at most risk of fatality. The priority group has now been expanded to include over 70s and Clinically Extremely Vulnerable, and will continue to broaden to other groups as advised by the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI).

 

Members of the Board shared their experiences:

 

  • Thea Stein (Chief Executive of Leeds Community Healthcare) shared her experience of being initially vaccine hesitant due to a health condition and now happy to take the vaccinations when asked to following reassuring conversations with healthcare professionals. On behalf of the Board, Thea highlighted that as a city, Leeds understands vaccine hesitancy and the importance of encouraging people to speak up, be open and seek answers from trusted sources.
  • Alison Lowe (Chief Executive of Touchstone), shared her experiences of being recently vaccinated at the meeting. On behalf of the Board, Alison welcomed the inclusion of the Third Sector in the vaccination roll out of health and care staff. As someone  ...  view the full minutes text for item 27.

28.

Date and Time of Next Meeting

The next meeting will take place on Thursday 18th February 2021 at 10.00 a.m.

Minutes:

The next meeting will take place on Thursday 18th February 2021 at 10.00 a.m.