To carry out those statutory and non-statutory
functions falling within its area of responsibility as set out
below, working within the budget and policy framework previously
approved by Council, except where such functions remain reserved to
the Council or have been delegated to any other Committee within
the Council’s Scheme of Delegation.
To recommend to Full Council new or changes in
previously approved policies.
To make joint arrangements or delegate
decision making to the relevant Chief Officer. However, this does
not prevent that Committee from choosing to exercise the function
Areas of responsibility include:
To ensure that a Sutton Joint Strategic Needs Assessment (JSNA) is
in place and kept up to date.
To lead on the development of a Sutton Joint Health and Wellbeing
Strategy which reflects the needs of local people as described in
To consider options and opportunities for the joint commissioning
of health and social care services for adults and children and
families in the London Borough of Sutton to meet needs identified
within the JSNA and to consider any relevant strategies and plans
regarding the commissioning of health and social care services for
adults and children.
To oversee the development of any joint commissioning activity,
ensuring any proposed activity is aligned with local priorities and
levels of need and is undertaken within available resources. To
consider options for joint commissioning and procurement between
relevant organisations to support this work.
To keep under review, the financial and organisational implications
of joint and integrated working across health and social care
services, ensuring that performance and quality standards for
health and social care services to children, families and adults
are met and represent value for money across the whole system.
To ensure that the Board works to promote the achievement of the
objectives of the organisations represented on it.
The Health and Wellbeing Board are able to
choose to work differently from a formal committee meeting of the
Council, and can hold themed meetings and seminars, at which other
relevant people may be invited to participate. Formal rules of
procedure will not apply to such meetings where there are no formal
decisions to be taken, and the Chair will determine how such
meetings will be run, in consultation with the Vice Chairs.
Membership of the
Health and Wellbeing Board
In accordance with the requirements of the
Health and Social Care Act 2012 the membership of the Health and
Wellbeing Board will be as follows:
The Leader of the Council
The Chairs of the Committees who have responsibility for
Children, Adults and Public Health matters or their nominees
The Leader of the Opposition or their nominee
Chief Executive of the Council
Strategic Director, People Services
Director for Public Health
Chief Operating Officer, Chief Clinical Officer and Chair of the
the Sutton Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG)
A representative of local Healthwatch
Two representatives of the local Voluntary and Community Sector
Chief Executive, Epsom & St Helier University Hospitals
Chief Executive, SWL & St George’s Mental Health
Chief Executive, Community Health Services (Royal Marsden
The Chair of the Health and Wellbeing Board
will be the Leader of the Council. The
three Vice Chairs will be representatives from Healthwatch, Sutton CCG and a Councillor.
In accordance with Regulations, the political
proportionality rules do not apply to this Committee.