Agenda and minutes

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Appointment of Chair for the Meeting

In the absence of the Chair, the Deputy Chair, Denis Gizzi will take the meeting.


As the Chair was now present at the meeting, this item was no longer required.



Welcome, introductions and apologies

To welcome all to the meeting, introduction and receive apologies.


The Chair welcomed all to the meeting.


Apologies were noted as above.


New members of the Board were as follows:


Joanne Moore has replaced Caroline Donovan, Lancashire Care Foundation Trust.


Replacements for the meeting were as follows:


Victoria Gibson for Jane Booth, Lancashire Safeguarding Adults Board and Stephen Ashley, Lancashire Safeguarding Children's Board.

Jonathan Wood for Karen Partington, Lancashire Teaching Hospitals Foundation Trust.

Kirsty Hollis for Dr Julie Higgins, East Lancashire Clinical Commissioning Group


Apologies were also received from Arif Raipura, Director of Public Health, Blackpool Council.



Disclosure of Pecuniary and Non-Pecuniary Interests

Members of the Board are asked to consider any Pecuniary and Non-Pecuniary Interests they may have to disclose to the meeting in relation to matters under consideration on the Agenda.


There were no disclosures of interest in relation to items appearing on the agenda.



Minutes of the Last Meeting and Matters Arising pdf icon PDF 241 KB

To agree the minutes of the previous meeting held on 23 July 2019 and to discuss any matters arising from them.


Resolved:  That the Board agreed the minutes of the last meeting.


The Chair informed the meeting that it was Suicide Prevention Awareness Day and that the Board would observe a 40 second silence at 2.40pm.


A workshop would be held on 9 October 2019 to progress the collaboration and joint working between Blackburn with Darwen, Blackpool and Lancashire Health and Wellbeing Boards.  Invites for the day had been sent out and further details would be circulated shortly.


The draft Integrated Care Service Partnership Agreement response was currently being drafted and would be circulated to the Board as soon as it was available.



Action Sheet and Forward Plan pdf icon PDF 198 KB

To note the action updates from the previous meeting and the forward plan for future meetings.


Additional documents:


Resolved:  i)  That the Board noted the actions from the last meeting,    along with items for the Board's consideration at     future meetings as detailed on the forward plan.




Lancashire Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) Partnership pdf icon PDF 374 KB

To receive an update on the forthcoming revisit by Ofsted and Care Quality Commission (CQC) and the assessment of progress.


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Sian Rees, Special Educational Needs and Disabilities Consultant, Lancashire County Council, reported on the progress following the inspection by Ofsted and Care Quality Commission in November 2017 to judge how effectively the special educational needs and disability reforms had been implemented, as set out in the Children and Families Act 2014.  The inspection identified two fundamental failings and twelve areas of significant concern.


Formal review visits by the Department for Education (DfE) and NHS England had taken place since 2018 to consider the progress being made in line with the Written Statement of Action; the most recent being on 19 August 2019.


Preparation for the forthcoming re-visit by Ofsted and Care Quality Commission (CQC) to the Lancashire local area had been taking place; the visit would assess the progress made in addressing the twelve areas of concern detailed in the original report.


The re-visit was expected to take place before the end of October 2019 and in preparation for this the Special Educational Needs and Disabilities Partnership Board would consider the self-assessment at its next meeting on 16 September 2019.  The re-visit would include all partners and engagement with parents, children and young people.


Headlines from the 36 page self-assessment were presented to the Board and the full self-assessment would be circulated to members following the meeting of the Partnership Board on 16 September 2019.


Five areas were also identified where the pace of progress needed to be accelerated and again, these would be considered and the plans agreed at the Partnership Board also in September.  The five areas were:


Quality of Education, Health and Care Plans

Education Outcomes

Transition Arrangements

Information about the Local Offer

Implementing Neuro-development Pathway


The self-assessment was felt to be a fair and reasonable assessment, evidenced by some fundamental changes.


Resolved:  That the Health and Wellbeing Board:


i)  Received a presentation to outline the process of the forthcoming re-visit by Ofsted and the Care Quality Commission (CQC);

ii)  Summarised the assessment of progress to date;

iii)  Shared the process in place to accelerate progress where this was required.




Population Health Management pdf icon PDF 34 KB

To develop a data sharing agreement between Primary Care/Hospitals/Local Authorities for planning purposes and to receive the Digital Health Strategy and Population Management Health work.  The Board will also be requested to get the system sign off for the Data Access Request Service.

Additional documents:


Declan Hadley, Digital Lead, Healthier Lancashire and South Cumbria Integrated Care System and Lindsey Roome, Digital Programme Manager, Sustainability and Transformation Partnerships, NHS England North (Lancashire and South Cumbria) presented the PowerPoint presentation that was circulated with the agenda.


The presentation provided an update on the 20 weeks population health management accelerator programme and a short video clip was shown.


The programme would give opportunities for partners to collaborate more than was currently happening and needed to link with national initiatives.  Data sharing was still a key challenge and a solution was still being sought regarding this and the Board was asked to support this across the sector.  Everybody needed to work better with the resources they had and use it in a better way.  The success of this programme will be how the rest of the public sector, including transport, housing etc work with each other.


Resolved:  That the Health and Wellbeing Board:


i)  Discussed and endorsed next steps to embed population health management as an approach to implement Integrated Care Services priorities, in particular the development of neighbourhoods.

ii)  Receive a further update report in January 2020 which includes a progress report on information sharing agreements.




Urgent Business

An item of Urgent Business may only be considered under this heading, where, by reason of special circumstances to be recorded in the minutes, the Chair of the meeting is of the opinion that the item should be considered at the meeting as a matter of urgency.  Wherever possible, the Chief Executive should be given advance warning of any Members' intention to raise a matter under this heading.


There were no items of urgent business received.




Date of Next Meeting

The next scheduled meeting of the Board will be held at 2pm on 19 November 2019 in the Duke of Lancaster Room - Committee Room 'C' at County Hall, Preston.


The next scheduled meeting will be held at 2pm on 19 November 2019 in the Duke of Lancaster Room – Committee Room 'C' at County Hall, Preston.