About the Board
The Health and Wellbeing Board is a forum
where key leaders from the health and care system work together to
improve the health and wellbeing of their local population and
reduce health inequalities.
The Board helps to give
communities a greater say in understanding and addressing their
local health and social care needs. To
find more detailed information about the
Board (and how it operates), see
Delegation in the
To find a
membership list of the Board, meetings and event information, go to
Our vision and
It is our vision
is a great place in which to grow up, achieve, raise a family and
grow old, in strong, safe and sustainable communities – it is
a place where improved health and wellbeing is experienced by all
our residents, and the health and wellbeing gap between communities
We work on a number of priorities and plans
which supports this vision and are brought together in our
Health and Wellbeing Strategy (JHWS).
What else are
we responsible for?
specific responsibilities for the following areas:
Assessment of the health and wellbeing needs of local
residents. This is known as the Joint
Strategic Needs Assessment (JSNA).
Developing a Joint
Health and Wellbeing Strategy to meet the health and
wellbeing needs identified in the JSNA.
Reducing the gap in health and wellbeing between communities.
Joining up health and care services
Reviewing and approving key health and wellbeing
plans and strategies such as the
Better Care Fund plan, and Clinical Commissioning Group
Producing and publishing the Pharmaceutical Needs
We welcome the public, professionals and other
stakeholders to all of our
meetings. These are held in a different location each time to
make the meetings as accessible as possible.
If you would like to know more about the Board
and the work it is carrying out or how you could get involved
Erica Keegan on 033 022 26050
or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
Annual Public Health
The Director of Public Health has a statutory
duty to publish an independent Annual
Public Health Report (APHR) that details the state of health
within the local population. This year’s report outlines a
joined-up approach to health and wellbeing across the public,
voluntary and private sector to promote health and wellbeing and
prevent ill health across West Sussex. The APHR is an essential
part of the JSNA and feeds into the JHWS.
Joint Health and Wellbeing Board Strategy Launch Executive
Health and Wellbeing Board Strategy 2019-24 (PDF, 3.6MB)
Joint Health and Wellbeing Board Strategy Toolkit
Joint Health and Wellbeing Strategy: Consultation
Health and Wellbeing Strategy: Equality impact
JSNA Summary 2018
JSNA ‘Voice’ Summary 2018
Public Health Report 2018
Joint Health and Wellbeing Board Strategy 2015-18 (PDF,