The purpose of the Health and Well-being Board is:
- to improve health and reduce inequalities
- to develop and facilitate the delivery of transitional arrangements to meet statutory requirements within the emerging health agenda
- to determine the health improvement priorities in Thurrock
The board meets a minimum of 6 times a year. Meetings are open to the public, although for some items the press and public may be asked to leave.
You can find details of the purpose and membership of the Health and Well-Being Board online, along with all Health and Well-Being Board agenda, reports and minutes.
The board works at a strategic level, with actions being delivered through existing partnership arrangements – which may at times include the establishment of 'task and finish' groups.
The decisions and work of the board are scrutinised by the Health and Well-Being Overview and Scrutiny Committee, and other overview and scrutiny committees as appropriate. HealthWatch has a scrutiny function.