Agenda and draft minutes

Slough Health & Wellbeing Board - Tuesday, 11th July, 2023 3.00 pm

Venue: Council Chamber - Observatory House, 25 Windsor Road, SL1 2EL

Contact: Manize Talukdar  07871 982 919


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Declarations of Interest

All Members who believe they have a Disclosable Pecuniary or other Interest in any matter to be considered at the meeting must declare that interest and, having regard to the circumstances described in Section 9 and Appendix B of the Councillors’ Code of Conduct, leave the meeting while the matter is discussed.


No declarations were made.


Proposed Amendment to the Current Membership


Resolved: To note that Councillor Smith had replaced Councillor Kelly on the Board.


Election of Chair & Vice Chair for the 2023/24 Municipal Year

To seek nominations for the positions of Chair & Vice Chair of the Board for the 2023/2024 Municipal Year.


Resolved – To note that Councillor Smith be appointed as Chair of the Board for the 2022-23 Municipal Year.  Appointment of the Vice Chair was deferred to the following meeting.


Minutes of the last meeting held on 15 March 2023 pdf icon PDF 86 KB


Resolved – That the minutes of the meeting held on 15 March 2023  be approved as a correct record.


New Start for Health & Wellbeing Boards pdf icon PDF 505 KB


The Director of Public Health provided an overview of the report which set out recent changes to the Health and Care landscape and the statutory duties of local Health & Wellbeing Boards following NHS reforms which introduced Integrated Care Systems (ICS).


Following a brief discussion, the Chair proposed that the Board change its name to the Slough Health & Wellbeing Board which would better reflect the Board’s enhanced role and duties. This was agreed.


Resolved – That:


1.  The Board be renamed to the Slough Health & Wellbeing Board;


2.  the report be noted.




Terms of Reference for the Slough Wellbeing Board pdf icon PDF 120 KB


Following discussion regarding amending the membership of the Board to ensure it had the relevant representation and levels of expertise, it was agreed that an  officer from the Housing Department and a representative from Everyone Active (who ran the Council’s leisure services) be invited to join the Board.


It was further agreed that that there be a minimum three and a maximum of four meetings in each municipal year.


It was noted that the revised terms of reference would be submitted to the next Council meeting for approval.


Resolved: That the proposed amendments to the Board’s terms of reference be noted and be forwarded to Council for approval.


Date of Next Meeting - 19 September 2023


19 September 2023.