Health and Wellbeing Board - Thursday, 16th September, 2021 10.00 am

Venue: Council Chamber, Civic Hall, Leeds

Contact: Health Partnerships Team  Email:


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Welcome and introductions

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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)

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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:-


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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)


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Declaration of Interests

To disclose or draw attention to any interests in accordance with Leeds City Council’s ‘Councillor Code of Conduct’. 


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Apologies for Absence

To receive any apologies for absence

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Open Forum

At the discretion of the Chair, a period of up to 10 minutes may be allocated at each ordinary meeting for members of the public to make representations or to ask questions on matters within the terms of reference of the Health and Wellbeing Board.  No member of the public shall speak for more than three minutes in the Open Forum, except by permission of the Chair.

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Minutes pdf icon PDF 241 KB

To approve the minutes of the previous Health and Wellbeing Board meeting held 29 April 2021 as a correct record.



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Joint Strategic Assessment 2021 - Draft Summary Report pdf icon PDF 332 KB

To consider the report of the Head of Intelligence and Policy (Leeds City Council) that sets out progress in producing the 2021 Joint Strategic (Needs) Assessment (JSA). The production of a JSA on a three-yearly cycle is a joint responsibility between Leeds City Council and the NHS Leeds CCG to inform the Health and Wellbeing Strategy. Specifically, the JSA aims to shape priorities, inform commissioners, and guide the use of resources as part of the commissioning strategies and plans for the city, by understanding the core drivers of health and wellbeing.

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How health and care organisations are working together in Leeds to tackle health inequalities pdf icon PDF 468 KB

To consider the report of the Leeds Tackling Health Inequalities Group that proposes that the Health and Wellbeing Board holds the health and care system to account in making changes to tackle health inequalities and requires organisations to publicly say what has happened and what more is to be done. This paper intends to prompt an open and honest discussion on this topic at the public Health and Wellbeing Board on 16th September.

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Digital Exclusion pdf icon PDF 292 KB

To consider the report of the People’s Voices Group that reflects on recommendations made a year ago by the People’s Voices Group and views of health and care providers about how they have addressed this key inequalities and access issue.

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Leeds BCF End of Year 2020/21 Template and iBCF Update pdf icon PDF 164 KB

To consider the joint report of the Chief Officer, Resources & Strategy, Adults & Health (Leeds City Council) and the Head of Planning & Performance (NHS Leeds CCG) that seeks sign off from the Health and Wellbeing Board of the End of Year 2020/21 Template.

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For information: Connecting the wider partnership work of the Leeds Health and Wellbeing Board pdf icon PDF 512 KB

To note, for information, the report of the Chief Officer, Health Partnerships, that provides a public account of recent activity from workshops and wider system meetings, convened by the Leeds Health and Wellbeing Board (HWB). It contains an overview of key pieces of work directed by the HWB and led by partners across the Leeds health and care system.

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For information: Leeds Routine Enquiry: GPs and Health Practitioners in 8 GP Practices in Leeds- Evaluation Report 2019 pdf icon PDF 147 KB

To note, for information, the report of the Safer Leeds Safeguarding & Domestic Violence Team, that report that explores data on the short term impact for victims where GPs and Health Practitioners, who have access to a specialist worker, have proactively screened female patients over the age of 16 for Domestic Violence and Abuse (DV&A).

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For information: Putting people at the heart of decision-making - update on progress in planning the Big Leeds Chat 2021 pdf icon PDF 253 KB

To note, for information, the report of the People’s Voice Group that outlines the plans for Big Leeds Chat 2021.

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Date and Time of Next Meeting

The next meeting will be held Wednesday 8th December 2021 at 2.00 p.m.


(Pre-meet for Board Members at 1:30 p.m.)

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Third Party Recording


Recording of this meeting is allowed to enable those not present to see or hear the proceedings either as they take place (or later) and to enable the reporting of those proceedings.  A copy of the recording protocol is available from the contacts named on the front of this agenda.


Use of Recordings by Third Parties– code of practice


a)  Any published recording should be accompanied by a statement of when and where the recording was made, the context of the discussion that took place, and a clear identification of the main speakers and their role or title.

b)  Those making recordings must not edit the recording in a way that could lead to misinterpretation or misrepresentation of the proceedings or comments made by attendees.  In particular there should be no internal editing of published extracts; recordings may start at any point and end at any point but the material between those points must be complete.