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 6 October 2023 pdf icon PDF 119 KB


Questions pdf icon PDF 62 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.


Berkshire West Safeguarding Children Partnership (BWSCP) Annual Report 2022/2023 pdf icon PDF 165 KB

A report presenting the Berkshire West Safeguarding Children Partnership (BWSCP) Annual Report 2022/2023.

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Health and Wellbeing Strategy Quarterly Implementation Plan Narrative and Dashboard Report pdf icon PDF 3 MB

A report giving an overview of the implementation of the Berkshire West Health and Wellbeing Strategy 2021-2030 in Reading and, in Appendix A, detailed information on performance and progress towards achieving the local goals and actions set out in the both the overarching strategy and the locally agreed implementation plans.


Better Care Fund Integration Update pdf icon PDF 763 KB

A report giving an update on the Integration Programme and performance of Reading against the national Better Care Fund (BCF) targets at the end of Quarter 2, 2023/24 (July to September), and outlining spend against the BCF Plan, including the Discharge Fund to support hospital discharges in 2023/24.  It also presents the Better Care Fund Quarterly return covering performance against the BCF Metrics for Quarter 1.

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Berkshire Suicide Prevention Strategy 2021 - 2026 Progress Report pdf icon PDF 179 KB

A report providing an update on the Berkshire Suicide Prevention Strategy 2021 – 2026, presenting a Pan-Berkshire Action Plan 2023/24 and a Reading Local Suicide Prevention Action Plan 2023/24.

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Reading's Armed Forces Covenant and Action Plan pdf icon PDF 213 KB

A report giving an annual update on progress against the actions outlined in the Armed Forces Covenant Action Plan, in particular the health-related actions, and on the general development of the Armed Forces Covenant, including the introduction of new legislation and the development of the pan-Berks Civil Military Partnership.

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BOB ICB Update Briefing pdf icon PDF 114 KB

A report giving an update on matters from the Buckinghamshire, Oxfordshire and Berkshire West Integrated Care Board.


Berkshire West Primary Care Alliance - Membership of the Health and Wellbeing Board pdf icon PDF 229 KB

A report proposing that the Health and Wellbeing Board co-opt a representative from the Berkshire West Primary Care Alliance (BWPCA) as a non-voting additional member of the Health and Wellbeing Board and that Sarah Webster, the Integrated Care Board (ICB) representative on the Health and Wellbeing Board, be the Vice-Chair of the Board.



Date of next Health & Wellbeing Board meeting - 15 March 2024