About Buckinghamshire health and wellbeing board
The Buckinghamshire Health and Wellbeing Board is a group of NHS, public health and social care commissioners, County Council and District council and public representatives that work together to improve the health and wellbeing of people in Buckinghamshire.
Members of the health and wellbeing board work together to understand the health and wellbeing needs of the Buckinghamshire population agree priorities and encourage the people who buy health and care services (“commissioners”) to work in a more joined up way.
Its activities include:
Joint strategic needs assessment
Assessing the health and wellbeing needs of the local population and producing a Joint Strategic Needs Assessment (JSNA) which looks at the current and future health and care needs of Buckinghamshire’s residents to inform the planning and buying of health, wellbeing and social care services.
Joint health and wellbeing strategy
Preparing a Joint Health and Wellbeing Strategy which is guided by the results of the JSNA and identifies important actions to carry out to improve people's health and wellbeing.
Working in partnerships to ensure that plans to commission services are joined up across different organisations.
Buckinghamshire integrated care plan (Better Care Fund Plan)
The Board approved the Commissioning Strategy for Integrated Care in Buckinghamshire in 2015 and this is currently being implemented.
Buckinghamshire Pharmaceutical Needs Assessment
The Health and Wellbeing Board has published the Pharmaceutical Needs Assessment for Buckinghamshire. It was approved in March 2015.
The Board meets in public approximately 5-6 times a year. You can find out more about the membership and look at the agenda for the next Health and Wellbeing Board meeting here.Last reviewed: 19/05/2016