Committee details

Health and Wellbeing Board

Purpose of committee

The Nottingham City Health and Wellbeing Board is a partnership that brings together key local leaders to improve the health and wellbeing of the population of Nottingham and reduce health inequalities through:

·  Developing a shared understanding of the health and wellbeing needs of its communities from pre-birth to end of life including the health inequalities within and between communities

·  Providing system leadership to secure collaboration to meet these needs more effectively

·  Having strategic influence over commissioning decisions across health, public health and social care encouraging integration where appropriate

·  Recognising the impact of the wider determinants of health on health and wellbeing

·  Involving patient and service user representatives and councillors in commissioning decisions.



The Board’s membership is drawn from the City Council, NHS and wider community:


Voting members:

  • City Council - Portfolio Holder with health within its remit; Portfolio Holder with children’s services within its remit; two other City Councillors; Corporate Director for Children and Adults; Director of Adult Social Care; and Director of Public Health
  • NHS Nottingham City Clinical Commissioning Group – four representatives
  • Healthwatch Nottingham Board – one representative
  • NHS England – one representative


Non-voting members:

  • Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust – one representative
  • Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust – one representative
  • Nottingham CityCare Partnership – one representative
  • Nottingham City Homes – one representative
  • Department for Work and Pensions – one representative
  • Nottinghamshire Police (Nottingham City Division) – one representative
  • Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service – one representative
  • Nottingham Universities – one representative
  • Up to two individuals representing the interests of the Third Sector


The Board meets every other month.


Meetings of the Board are open for members of the public to attend and listen to the discussion.  Board meeting agendas include an opportunity for members of the public to ask questions about matters within the Board’s remit, and up to 30 minutes is allocated for the Board to receive, and respond to questions.  It is not necessary for questions to be submitted in advance but it would be helpful if questions could be submitted at least 24 hours before the meeting to enable the Board to provide as full a response as possible.  Questions to the Board can be submitted to The acceptance of questions at the meeting is at the discretion of the Chair and any inappropriate questions, for example those that are outside the remit of the Board or vexatious will not be considered.



Contact information

Support officer: Zena West. Email:

Postal address:
Loxley House
Station Street

Phone: 0115 8764305