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Health and Wellbeing Board 17-APR-2015

17 April 2015 at 14:00 in the Council Chamber

Civic Offices, Bridge Street, Reading RG1 2LU

Committee Administrator(s)

Nicky Simpson.  Contact Committee Services.

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pdf icon Agenda [66kb]

pdf icon All Papers [2Mb]






pdf icon Item 1 [97kb]


QUESTIONS - Consideration of formally submitted questions from members of the public or Councillors under Standing Order 36.


ROYAL BERKSHIRE NHS FOUNDATION TRUST - CQC POST INSPECTION ACTION PLAN - UPDATE ON PROGRESS - A report on progress against the Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust's Care Quality Commission (CQC) Post-Inspection Action Plan.

pdf icon Item 4a [131kb]

pdf icon Item 4b [262kb]


READING INTEGRATION UPDATE REPORT - A report on a number of key areas of work within the Health and Social Care Integration Programme as it relates to Reading.  This includes an update on the Better Care Fund schemes, their progress and plans for implementation; a summary of the updated Reading CCG priorities; an update on the development of the Frail Elderly Pathway; and an update on the work to develop a revised target for reducing Non Elective Admissions to hospital (NEL) for 2015 - 2016.

pdf icon Item 5 [222kb]

A report providing an update on primary care in Reading, covering changes to commissioning arrangements, development of a primary care strategy, risk mapping of GP practices facing particular pressures and GP recruitment and retention.  The report also provides an update on current issues including the CQC inspection report of Priory Avenue Surgery, the publication of further CQC reports for Reading practices, Reading Walk-in Centre procurement and service provision at Circuit Lane Surgery. 

pdf icon Item 6 [210kb]

LETTER FROM MINISTERS REGARDING SHARING INFORMATION EFFECTIVELY FOR THE PROTECTION OF CHILDREN - A report on a joint letter from Government Ministers, dated 3 March 2015, which was sent to all Chief Executives, Directors of Children's Services, Local Safeguarding Children Boards and Health and Wellbeing Boards following the publication of the Government response to the child sexual exploitation cases in Rotherham, and which states that a key factor in keeping children safe is the effective sharing of information.  

pdf icon Item 7 [50kb]

pdf icon Appendix [205kb]


STATUS REPORT ON COMPREHENSIVE CAMHS (CHILDREN & ADOLESCENT MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES) - A report giving an update on service development and improvement across the CAMHS (Children & Adolescent Mental Health Services) system.

pdf icon Item 8 [292kb]

READING'S AUTISM STRATEGY - A report on the development of a joint Autism Strategy for Reading setting out plans to improve support for children, young people and adults with autism in the Borough.

pdf icon Item 9 [44kb]

pdf icon Appendix A [235kb]

pdf icon Appendix B [72kb]


UPDATE ON CHANGES TO SEN PROVISION 2014-16 - A report setting out the progress that has been made by the Council, schools and parents in the development of a proposed Special Educational Needs (SEN) Strategy Action Plan and in meeting the required statutory duties.

pdf icon Item 10 [40kb]

TRANSFER OF 0-5 COMMISSIONING RESPONSIBILITIES - HEALTH VISITORS/FAMILY NURSE PARTNERSHIP - A report setting out progress to date on the transfer of commissioning responsibility to the Council for the Public Health 0-5 Health Visitors and Family Nurse Partnership Service, the contracting arrangements and the decisions made by the Adult Social Care, Children Services and Education Committee on 4 March 2015.

pdf icon Item 11 [63kb]

SUMMARY REPORT - WEST OF BERKSHIRE SAFEGUARDING ADULTS PARTNERSHIP BOARD ANNUAL REPORT 2013-14 - A report providing a summary of the information contained within and presenting the West of Berkshire Safeguarding Adults Partnership Board (SAPB) Annual Report 2013-14. 

pdf icon Item 12 [46kb]

pdf icon Appendix [489kb]


DATES OF FUTURE MEETINGS - Proposed Dates for 2015/16:

Friday 17 July 2015 at 2pm 
Friday 9 October 2015 at 2pm
Friday 29 January 2016 at 2pm
Friday 18 March 2016 at 2pm



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