Public health strategies and polices
Health & Wellbeing Board/Strategy
The Health and Wellbeing Board brings together the key strategic partners involved in the health and social care of people in Redbridge. It aims to improve health outcomes for residents and reduce health inequalities. The board meets 6 times a year and meetings are open to the public.
Redbridge Health and Wellbeing Strategy 2017-21
The Strategy sets out the Health and Wellbeing Boards vision and ambitions for working together to improve the health and wellbeing of the people and communities in the borough over the next four years.
This four year strategy (2017-21) provides an overview of the ways in which the Board will seek to improve health and reduce health inequalities and enable people to live long, happy, independent lives in good health. It focuses on the following six ambitions:
- achieving the best start in life
- diabetes prevention and management
- mental wellbeing
- cancer survival
- living well in a decent home you can afford to live in
- end of life care
Joint Strategic Needs Assessment
We are redeveloping the Redbridge Joint Strategic Needs Assessment (JSNA) to ensure that it accurately reflects the current and future needs of residents and is easy to use by all. A summary of residents needs is available in the Annual Public Health Report. The new JSNA will be available later in the year.
Caring for Redbridge - Strategic Commissioning Framework for the People Directorate
Services provided by the People Directorate aim to protect and empower people, especially the most vulnerable, and support all residents to have good outcomes in life. Caring for Redbridge is the Strategic Commissioning Framework that provides an overview of our vision, ambitions and aims for commissioning services.
National Institute of Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE)
There are 54 public health guidance documents issued by the National Institute of Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE). These are arranged according to public health topics.
Pharmaceutical Needs Assessment
Every Health and Wellbeing Board in England has a statutory responsibility to publish an assessment of the needs in its area for pharmaceutical services provided as part of the National Health Service. This is referred to as a Pharmaceutical Needs Assessment (PNA).
Obesity strategy 2016 to 2019
Obesity is one of the most important preventable challenges to health. The strategy provides more information on obesity and why addressing this issue is important, explaining the contributing factors that lead to high levels of obesity and providing more detail on the local picture.
Substance Misuse Recovery Strategy 2017 to 2020
The strategy outlines the council's commitment to challenge the root causes of addition with a view to ending chemical dependency and changing the lives of Redbridge residents. It sets out a clear vision for reducing harm, building recovery and embracing opportunities currently available locally and beyond.