Venue: via Microsoft Teams

Contact: Nicky Simpson - Committee Services  Email:


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Declarations of Interest

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Minutes of the meeting held on 19 March 2021 pdf icon PDF 338 KB

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Questions pdf icon PDF 85 KB

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


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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.

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Impact of Covid-19 in Reading pdf icon PDF 930 KB

A presentation will be given on the impact of Covid-19 in Reading.

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"From diagnosis to end of life: The lived experiences of dementia care and support" Alzheimer's Society Report and Implications for Reading pdf icon PDF 189 KB

A report presenting and providing a summary of the Alzheimer’s Society Report on dementia, a summary of current work in Reading on dementia, and recommendations in the report to consider and take forward in Reading. 


Kielan Arblaster (Policy Officer), Jo Rice (Dementia Connect Local Services Manager) & Laura Vicinanza (Regional Public Affairs and Campaigns Officer) from the Alzheimer’s Society will attend the meeting to present the Society’s report.

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Royal Berkshire Fire & Rescue Service - Reading Borough Local Safety Plan 2021/22 pdf icon PDF 548 KB

Paul Illman (West Hub Group Manager) and Gail Muirhead (Prevention Manager, Reading and West Berkshire) from the Royal Berkshire Fire & Rescue Service will attend and give a presentation on the Service’s Reading Borough Local Safety Plan for 2021/22.

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Berkshire West Health & Wellbeing Strategy - Update on Development pdf icon PDF 196 KB

A report on the development of a Joint Health and Wellbeing Strategy for Berkshire West and highlighting the current formal consultation on the draft strategy.

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Hanging On - A report on GP phone access for Reading people in the Spring of 2021 - Healthwatch report pdf icon PDF 1 MB

A report setting out the findings of a survey conducted by Healthwatch Reading, which aimed to find out what was happening when local people phoned their doctor’s surgery during the latter stages of England’s third Covid lockdown.

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Healthwatch Annual Report 2020/21 pdf icon PDF 719 KB

Healthwatch Reading’s annual report, giving details of the work carried out by Healthwatch Reading in 2020/21.

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Update Report on the Breathing Space (Mental Health Crisis Cafe) for Berkshire West pdf icon PDF 505 KB

A report on progress made in setting up a Breathing Space (Mental Health Crisis Café) in Berkshire West and a brief description of what will be offered.

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Care Quality Commission (CQC) - Reading Local System Review (Jan 2019) - Action Plan Closure pdf icon PDF 255 KB

A report on the closure of the 2019 Action Plan from the Care Quality Commission (CQC) Local System Review carried out across the Health and Social Care system in Reading during October 2018 on services for older people 65 and over, as the actions agreed with system partners have been completed.

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ICP Unified Executive - June Chair's Report pdf icon PDF 166 KB

A report giving an update on discussions and developments from the Integrated Care Partnership (ICP) Unified Executive meeting, the most senior ICP meeting within Berkshire West.

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Better Care Fund (BCF) 2020/21 End of Year Return pdf icon PDF 410 KB

A report outlining the progress made and assurance of spend in respect of the Better Care Fund (BCF) 2020/21 in the form of an End of Year Return.

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Integration Programme Update pdf icon PDF 658 KB

A report giving an update on the Integration Programme – progress made within the Programme itself and performance againstthe national BCF targets for the financial year so far.


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Health and Wellbeing Dashboard - July 2021 pdf icon PDF 202 KB

A report presenting an update on the Health and Wellbeing Dashboard, which sets out local trends to 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.

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Date of Next Meeting - 8 October 2021

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