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 2024 pdf icon PDF 160 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.


Water Safety Partnership pdf icon PDF 293 KB

A presentation on the development of a Reading Water Safety Partnership to prevent water-based fatalities and injuries on or around Reading’s waterways.


Health and Wellbeing Strategy Quarterly Implementation Plan Narrative and Dashboard Report pdf icon PDF 1 MB

A report giving an overview of the implementation of the Berkshire West Health and Wellbeing Strategy 2021-2030 in Reading and, in Appendix 1, 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 842 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 4, 2023/24 (March 2024), 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 End of Year report for 2023/24 and the refreshed BCF Plan for 2024/25.

Additional documents:


Technology Enabled Care and Independent Living pdf icon PDF 1 MB

A presentation on the use of Technology Enabled Care to assist in independent living for those receiving adult social care.


Oral Health of Children Under 10 in Norcot, Church and Southcote - part of Core20Plus5 Programme pdf icon PDF 1 MB

A report on a Healthwatch Reading project exploring the oral health of children aged under ten years in Reading; Norcot, Church and Southcote Wards.


The Value of Listening - Healthwatch Reading Annual Report 2023-24 pdf icon PDF 12 MB

Healthwatch Reading’s Annual Report for 2023/24, giving details of the work carried out by Healthwatch Reading in 2023/24.


Director of Public Health's Annual Report 2024 pdf icon PDF 169 KB

A report presenting the Director of Public Health’s Annual Report on the health of the local population for 2024.

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Public Health Protection Activities in Reading pdf icon PDF 317 KB

A report providing information on Health Protection activities in Reading.


Update on Berkshire Healthcare CAMH Services pdf icon PDF 4 MB

A presentation giving an overview of Berkshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust’s Child & Adolescent Mental Health (CAMH) Services.


Update on Berkshire Healthcare Neurodiversity Services pdf icon PDF 1 MB

A presentation giving an overview of Berkshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust’s Neurodiversity Services.


Autism Strategy - Year 2 Action Plan Update pdf icon PDF 215 KB

A report on the progress of Year 2 (2023/24) of the All Age Autism Strategy Action Plan across Reading.

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BOB ICB Update Briefing pdf icon PDF 139 KB

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


Date of Next Meeting - 11 October 2024