Health and Wellbeing Board
Thursday 5 October 2017 7.00 pm

Venue: Board Rooms 3, 4 & 5 - Brent Civic Centre. View directions

Contact: Tom Welsh, Governance Officer  020 8937 6607; Email:

Note: Please note that all of the information for this meeting is open, and the public are welcome to attend for the duration of all items. 

No. Item


Apologies for Absence

For Members of the Board to note any apologies for absence.


Declarations of Interests

Members are invited to declare at this stage of the meeting, the nature and existence of any relevant disclosable pecuniary, personal or prejudicial interests in the items on this agenda and to specify the item(s) to which they relate.


Minutes of the Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 72 KB

To approve the attached minutes of the previous meeting on 14 June 2017 as a correct record.


Matters Arising (If Any)

To address any relevant matters arising from the minutes.


Brent Health and Care Plan - Learning Disabilities Update - Transforming Care pdf icon PDF 103 KB

This report provides an update to the Board regarding progress against the Transforming Care priorities within Brent’s Health and Care Plan both at a local and sector level. The Board are asked to note and comment on progress and identify any areas where the Board would require further development.

Additional documents:


Brent Children's Trust Update and Approval of draft written statement of action in response to the Ofsted/CQC joint local area Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) inspection pdf icon PDF 505 KB

The BCT provides the Brent Health and Wellbeing Board with an update paper every six months, with the previous report having been presented at the March 2017 meeting. This paper provides a broad summary of the BCT work programme and actions of the JCG from April 2017 to September 2017.


Overview and Scrutiny Task Group Report: Brent's Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services pdf icon PDF 96 KB

This report sets out the recommendations developed by members of a task group set up to review Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS).

Additional documents:


Brent Child Death Overview Panel Annual Report: 01 April 2016 - 31 March 2017 pdf icon PDF 70 KB

This annual report is provided by the Child Death Overview Panel (CDOP) for the Brent Local Safeguarding Children Board (LSCB). The report analyses Sudden Unexpected Deaths in Infancy since the commencement of the CDOP process in 2008. The importance of safe sleeping practices is highlighted.

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Healthwatch Brent - From words to action - 2016-2017 Annual Report pdf icon PDF 84 KB

Healthwatch Brent is the independent voice through which Brent residents can share their experiences of using health and social care services.CommUNITY Barnet is commissioned by the London Borough of Brent to deliver the local Healthwatch contract.The contract commenced from 01 July 2015.  This report summarises our activity during the financial year 2016-2017.

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Health Inequalities Strategy - Mayor of London Consultation pdf icon PDF 254 KB

This paper notes the launch of the consultation on the Mayor’s Health Inequalities Strategy and provides an account of its aims, objectives and the Mayoral ambitions. It then suggests a response by the Health and Wellbeing Board to the consultation.

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Better Care Fund: 2017-2019 Plan pdf icon PDF 81 KB

The BCF remains a key mechanism to drive integration between health and social care services. The BCF plan aligns with the priorities contained both in the North West London Sustainability and Transformation Plan (NWL STP) and the Brent Health and Care Plan. The plan has been approved by the Health and Wellbeing Board approved the plan on Tuesday 22 August 2017, and has subsequently been submitted to NHS England.

Additional documents:


Approval of draft written statement of action in response to the Ofsted/CQC joint local area Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) inspection pdf icon PDF 86 KB

This paper presents the Brent Children’s Trust Written Statement of Action. The Statement has been jointly developed by NHS Brent Clinical Commissioning Group and Brent Council, following a local area joint Ofsted and CQC inspection of Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) services in Brent.


*Members of the Committee and Public should note that all of the report and appendices are open with none of the information exempt as listed on the initial agenda.*

Additional documents:


Exclusion of Press and Public

The following items are not for publication as they relate to the following category of exempt information as specified in Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972, namely paragraph 3: “Information relating to the financial or business affairs of any particular person (including the authority holding that information).”

·         Agenda item 12 - Approval of draft written statement of action in response to the Ofsted/CQC joint local area Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) inspection – Appendix 1


Date of Next Meeting

The next scheduled meeting of the Health and Wellbeing Board is on 24 January 2018.


Any Other Urgent Business

Notice of items to be raised under this heading must be given in writing to the Head of Executive and Member Services or his representative before the meeting in accordance with Standing Order 64.