Public health strategies and policies

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

Health and Wellbeing Strategy 2017-2021 (PDF 4MB)


Joint Strategic Needs Assessment

Joint Strategic Needs Assessment, JSNA (PDF 5.86MB)


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.

People Commissioning Strategy 2018 - 2023 (PDF 3MB)


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.

NICE guidance published (PDF 418KB)

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).

Pharmaceutical Needs Assessment (PDF 3.78MB)


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. 

Substance misuse recovery strategy 2017 to 2020 (PDF 7.24MB)


Suicide Prevention Strategy 2023-2028

Suicide is a serious but preventable public health problem with lasting harmful impact on individuals, families and communities.  In the UK, someone dies by suicide every 90 minutes.  There is a significant loss to families, friends, communities and society as a whole when someone takes their own life.  This strategy, refreshes the data on suicides in Redbridge and sets out our key ambitions and actions for reducing the number of suicides in Redbridge.

Suicide prevention strategy 2023 to 2028 (PDF 608 KB)


Tobacco Control Strategy 2023-2028

Tobacco control is an internationally recognised evidence-based approach to tackle harms caused by tobacco and as such we are proud to introduce a new Tobacco Control Strategy for Redbridge 2023-2028 which sets out the actions, we will take over the next five years with a vision to make Redbridge a smoke free borough.

Tobacco Control Strategy 2023-2028 (PDF 3.1MB)


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