Agenda and minutes

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Apologies and Changes in Membership

To receive any apologies, including notifications of any changes to the membership of the Board.


Apologies for absence were received from Board Members:  Anne Mattock (Link) and Kevin Muckian (Devon Local Pharmaceutical Committee); and Observers: Siobhan Grady (Torbay NHS Care Trust), Kate Spencer (Torbay Council), Councillor Jackie Stockman and Councillor Nicole Amil.


Minutes pdf icon PDF 66 KB

To confirm as a correct record the Minutes of the meeting of the Board held on 5 July 2012.


The Minutes of the meeting of the Shadow Health and Wellbeing Board held on 5 July 2012 were confirmed as a correct record and signed by the Chairman.


Matters Arising from the minutes

1.    Proposal for support to the Health and Wellbeing Board – Caroline Taylor


2.    Devon Local Pharmaceutical Committee – update from Sue Taylor.


Arising from Minute 37, Richard Williams, Torbay Council, to bring Troubled Families Report to Shadow Health and Wellbeing Board in the New Year.


Devon Local Pharmaceutical Committee

To receive brief updates from those present.


Debbie Stark, Director of Public Health, advised members that a letter had been written to Sue Taylor, Devon Local Pharmaceutical Committee about membership of the Shadow Health and Wellbeing Board.




Devon Local Pharmaceutical Network be invited to present to the Board in January 2013.


Adult and SP Update


Caroline Taylor, Torbay Council, advised members that a letter had been written to the Independent Sector advising them that the budget would be reduced by 10%.


Children's and Young People Services Update


Richard Williams, Torbay Council, advised members that Ray Jones had been appointed the new Independent Chair of the Children’s Improvement Board and that a consultation was being undertaken with managers and staff within Targeted Services.


Recruitment of Social Workers was ongoing and work was being undertaken to ‘grow our own’ Service Managers with Social Worker mentoring.


Public Health Update


Debbie Stark, Director of Public Health, advised members that changes to the NHS were national and that structures had just been released.


Dr Sam Barrell, Baywide GP Commissioning Consortium, advised members that a new Governing Body had been formed and that a site visit had been undertaken on 12 October 2012 and results of this visit would be in December 2012.


Feedback from Stakeholders had been reflective with GP engagement positive whilst council links with Devon County Council had not been engaged due to complexity.


As part of 360 feedback there is a requirement to meet key councillors from Devon.


Function and Make-up of Health and Wellbeing Board pdf icon PDF 48 KB

Structure and Operating Principles.


Members had discussed as part of the Forum Event held prior to this meeting.


Arising from Minute 2.10 and 2.12 of the submitted report it was noted by members that there was no quick answer as to the Health and Wellbeing Board Membership.


There is a need for flexible governance and an ability to invite representatives from different sector organisations to comment on priorities but for membership to remain small and manageable.



Health and Wellbeing Strategy - Development Plan pdf icon PDF 111 KB

To explain to the community what the Board’s priorities for action are.



The Health and Wellbeing Strategy document has been used as part of the consultation with the wider community of Torbay prior to final consideration being given to the Joint Health and Wellbeing Strategy in November 2012.




(i)                 Caroline Taylor, Torbay Council,  to speak with Devon County Council to find how Torbay’s Shadow Health and Wellbeing Board links with Devon’s Board; and


(ii)                  Siobhan Grady, Torbay NHS Care Trust, to bring a note back to Shadow Health and Wellbeing Board on the Devon and Plymouth Boards strategies.


Endorsement of CCG Commissioning Plan - Circulated under 10 day rule

To formally endorse the CCG Commissioning Plan that was circulated to members under the 10 day rule.




that the Draft CCG Commissioning Plan, circulated under the 10 day rule be endorsed.




(i)                    that the Health and Wellbeing Strategy be taken to the Baywide GP Commissioning Consortium  Governing Body; and


(ii)                  that on completion of the consultation, a summary version of the Clinical Commissioning Group Plan 2012/13 (CCG) and the Joint Strategic Needs Assessment (JSNA) be taken to Council in February and be added to the Forward plan.




Young Carers Paper to be circulated under 10 day rule.


Date of Next Meeting

The date of the next meeting will be held on 22 November 2012.




The next meeting of the Shadow Health and Wellbeing Board will be held on 22 November 2012 at 3.00 p.m. in the Town Hall, Torquay.