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Suffolk Health and Wellbeing Board

The Suffolk Health and Wellbeing Board was established in accordance with the Health and Social Care Act 2012.

The Board has a duty to "encourage integrated working" between health, care, police and other public services in order to improve wellbeing outcomes for Suffolk.

It's responsible for delivery of the Joint Strategic Needs Assessment and the county's Joint Health and Wellbeing Strategy.

Find out more about the Health and Wellbeing Board as well as the latest strategy document on Healthy Suffolk.

The bodies represented on the Suffolk Health and Wellbeing Board include:

  • Suffolk County Council
  • local clinical commissioning groups (CCGs)
  • NHS England
  • HealthWatch
  • the police
  • the voluntary sector
  • district and borough councils

Board Members

Chairman

Andrew Reid (Con)

Vice Chairman

Dr Ed Garratt - CEO, Integrated Care Board, NHS Suffolk and North East Essex 

Members

  • Nicola Beach, Suffolk County Council Chief Executive
  • Sue Cook, Suffolk County Council Executive Director, of People's Services 
  • Stuart Keeble Suffolk County Council Director of Public Health and Protection
  • Bobby Bennett (Con) Cabinet Member for Equality and Communities
  • Beccy Hopfensperger (Con) Cabinet Member for Adult Care 
  • James Reeder (Con) Cabinet Member for Children and Young People's Services
  • Arthur Charvonia, Suffolk Chief Officers Leadership Team

Meeting dates

You're welcome to come and observe meetings of the Suffolk Health and Wellbeing Board.

The papers and agendas for the meetings are available on our website five days before the meeting and will include venue details.

Board Meeting Dates 

Date

Venue

Time

Thursday 20 January 2022 (Webcast Link)

Endeavour House, 8 Russell Road, Ipswich  9.30am

Thursday 10 March 2022 (webcast Link)

Unfortunately the webcast does not start until Agenda Item 2 

Endeavour House, 8 Russell Road, Ipswich  9.30am
Thursday 12 May 2022 (webcast link) Endeavour House, 8 Russell Road, Ipswich  9.30am
Thursday 14 July 2022 (webcast link) Endeavour House, 8 Russell Road, Ipswich  9.30am
Thursday 22 September 2022 (webcast link) Endeavour House, 8 Russell Road, Ipswich  9.30am
Thursday 17 November 2022 (webcast link) Endeavour House, 8 Russell Road, Ipswich  9.30am
Thursday 19 January 2023 (webcast link) Endeavour House, 8 Russell Road, Ipswich  9.30am
Thursday 23 March 2023 Endeavour House, 8 Russell Road, Ipswich  9.30am
Thursday 18 May 2023 Endeavour House, 8 Russell Road, Ipswich  9.30am
Thursday 20 July 2023 Endeavour House, 8 Russell Road, Ipswich  9.30am
Thursday 21 September 2023 Endeavour House, 8 Russell Road, Ipswich  9.30am
Thursday 16 November 2023 Endeavour House, 8 Russell Road, Ipswich  9.30am
Thursday 18 January 2024 Endeavour House, 8 Russell Road, Ipswich  9.30am
Thursday 14 March 2024 Endeavour House, 8 Russell Road, Ipswich  9.30am
Thursday 16 May 2024 Endeavour House, 8 Russell Road, Ipswich  9.30am

Dates after May 2023 will be subject to reconsideration by Council on 25 May 2023

Contact and further information

If you would like to contact us, please email committee.services@suffolk.gov.uk or call 01473 265119, Monday to Friday; 9.30 am to 4.00 pm.