The Health and
Wellbeing Board is a committee of the Council. Its job is to agree
the Health and Wellbeing Strategy and work with all organisations
to join up health and social care for the Borough. It is made up of
elected members and officers of the Council, representatives of
Barnsley's Clinical Commissioning Group of GPs and other health
providers, and the local HealthWatch,
which represents the interests of patients and service users.
People from other organisations that have an
impact on health and wellbeing, such as the District Police
Commander, also attend the meetings.
The Board agreed the Health and
Wellbeing Strategy for 2016 to 2020 at its meeting on
4th October 2016 and you can view it
The Health and Wellbeing Board
has recently agreed the
Barnsley Place Based Plan as part of the model for
delivering the Borough’s Health and Wellbeing Strategy.
Arrangements are in place for
the public to ask questions at the Health and Wellbeing
Board. These must not exceed 100 words
in length. General questions must be
submitted no less than 10 clear days in advance of the meeting in
question. Questions relating to any
item on the agenda for a meeting must be submitted by 12noon on the
day after the agenda is issued. Send
any questions to the Council Governance Unit by email email@example.com
or in writing to PO Box 634, Town Hall,
Barnsley, S70 9GG.
Full details can be found in
the Cabinet report