Venue: Council Chamber, Civic Offices, Bridge Street, Reading RG1 2LU

Contact: Nicky Simpson - Committee Services  Email:

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Declarations of Interest


Minutes of the Meeting held on 15 March 2019 pdf icon PDF 135 KB



Consideration of formally submitted questions from members of the public or Councillors under Standing Order 36.




Consideration of any petitions submitted under Standing Order 36 in relation to matters falling within the Committee’s Powers & Duties which have been received by Head of Legal & Democratic Services no later than four clear working days before the meeting.


Primary Care Networks pdf icon PDF 171 KB

A report on the establishment of Primary Care Networks in Reading.


Care Quality Commission (CQC) Reading Local System Review - Action Plan Quarterly Update pdf icon PDF 170 KB

A report giving an update on the Action Plan as a result of the Care Quality Commission (CQC)-led Local System Review that the Reading system across Health and Social Care was subject to during October 2018.

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Integrated Care Partnership Governance Proposals pdf icon PDF 63 KB

A report on a set of proposed strategic integration objectives for Health & Social Care partners across Berkshire West; together with proposals for redesigned governance and staffing arrangements (collectively titled the Berkshire West Integrated Care Partnership (BWICP) that will help to deliver these strategic objectives.

Additional documents:


Response to the Healthwatch Reading Report 'LGBT+ Your experiences as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender people accessing Health & Social Care Services in Reading' pdf icon PDF 194 KB

A report on the joint response of Reading Borough Council and Berkshire West CCG to a report LGBT+ Your experiences as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender people accessing Health & Social Care Services in Reading’, presented by Healthwatch Reading to the 12 October 2018 meeting of the Reading Health and Wellbeing Board.


NHS Long Term Plan - Public Engagement Report pdf icon PDF 833 KB

A report by Healthwatch, presenting a summary of views collected from nearly 1,250 people living in the Buckinghamshire, Oxfordshire and Berkshire West (BOB) NHS area, in April and May 2019.  This project was part of a simultaneous exercise by all 152 local Healthwatches in England, to inform implementation of the NHS Long Term Plan published in January 2019.


Healthwatch Reading Annual Report 2018/19 pdf icon PDF 3 MB

Healthwatch Reading’s annual report, giving details of the work carried out by Healthwatch Reading in 2018/19.



A report presenting an annual update on progress against the actions outlined in the Reading Armed Forces Covenant Action Plan, in particular the heath-related actions, and on the general development of the covenant.

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Integration Programme Update pdf icon PDF 174 KB

A report giving an update on the Integration Programme, as well as progress made against the delivery of the national Better Care Fund (BCF) targets.


Health and Wellbeing Dashboard and Action Plan - July 2019 pdf icon PDF 196 KB

A report presenting an update on delivery against the Health and Wellbeing Action Plan (Appendix A), alongside the Health and Wellbeing Dashboard (Appendix B), which sets out local trends in a format previously agreed by the Board.  Taken together, these documents provide the Board with an overview of performance and progress towards achieving local goals as set out in the 2017-20 Health and Wellbeing Strategy for Reading.

Additional documents:


Developing a Berkshire West Shared Joint Health & Wellbeing Strategy pdf icon PDF 252 KB

A report outlining the reasoning for a Joint Health & Wellbeing Strategy across Berkshire West and seeking support from the Reading Health & Wellbeing Board for a methodology to develop the strategy. 


Royal Berkshire Fire & Rescue Service - Membership of the Health and Wellbeing Board pdf icon PDF 227 KB

A report proposing that the Health and Wellbeing Board co-opt a representative from Royal Berkshire Fire & Rescue Service as a non-voting additional member of the Board and agree the resultant changes to the membership and therefore terms of reference and powers and duties of the Board.


Date of Next Meeting - Friday 11 October 2019 at 2pm