Venue: Town Hall, Oxford

Contact: Katie Read, Policy Officer  Tel: 07584 909530; Email:

No. Item


Welcome by Chairman, District Councillor Anna Badcock


Apologies for Absence and Temporary Appointments


Declaration of Interest - see guidance note opposite


Petitions and Public Address


Minutes of the last meeting pdf icon PDF 248 KB


5 minutes


To approve the minutes of the meeting held on 27th June 2017 and to receive information arising from them.



Performance report pdf icon PDF 126 KB


15 minutes


Performance report presented by Dr Jonathan McWilliam, Director of Public Health, Oxfordshire County Council.


The Board is asked to note the report on progress against the targets of the Health Improvement Board in Quarter 1, 2017-18.



Director of Public Health Annual Report pdf icon PDF 3 MB


20 minutes


Report presented by: Johnathan McWilliam, Director of Public Health, Oxfordshire County Council


The Director of Public Health will present a draft of his Annual Report for 2016/17 which will be presented to the County Council for approval.


It is an independent report for all organisations and individuals that summarises key issues associated with the Public Health of the county. It includes details of progress over the past year, as well as recommendations for future work.



Health Protection and Air Quality Management pdf icon PDF 113 KB


25 minutes


Health Protection Forum Annual Report presented by: Eunan O’Niell, Oxfordshire County Council


A report on the activity of the Public Health, Health Protection Forum during 2016-17, followed by:


Air Quality Management Annual Report presented by: Claire Spendley, South Oxfordshire District Council and Mai Jarvis, Oxford City Council


An overview of what is being done to tackle poor air quality across the County, including the role of Local Authorities and the Health Improvement Board.


Additional documents:


Oxfordshire Suicide Prevention pdf icon PDF 183 KB


20 minutes


Report presented by: Donna Husband, Oxfordshire County Council and David Colchester, Thames Valley Police


A report to inform the Board about multi-agency suicide prevention work coordinated across Oxfordshire. The Board is recommended to consider its role in improving mental wellbeing to encourage, co-ordinate and oversee wellbeing initiatives across a range of organisations.


Loneliness and Isolation pdf icon PDF 218 KB


25 minutes


Report presented by: Penny Thewlis, Age UK


A discussion paper to encourage the Board to consider ways of working together across Oxfordshire to combat chronic or persistent loneliness.



Additional documents:


Exercise on referral pdf icon PDF 236 KB


20 minutes


Report presented by: Ed Nicholas, Oxfordshire Sport and Physical Activity


An overview of the exercise on referral programmes running across Oxfordshire. The Board is asked to endorse Oxfordshire Sport and Physical Activity’s proposal to bring together organisations involved in Exercise and Referral to share best practice and look to ways forward on county-wide issues.



Approach to Fuel Poverty in Oxfordshire pdf icon PDF 146 KB


20 minutes


Report presented by: Debbie Haynes, Oxford City Council


The report provides an overview of fuel poverty work in Oxfordshire, its links with health and some principles for moving towards an integrated, multi-referral service that the Board is asked to approve.




Oxford green health conference pdf icon PDF 108 KB


10 minutes


Presented by: Ian Brooke, Oxford City Council


A proposal to arrange a green health conference for providers of outdoor spaces to collaborate with healthcare and public health organisations in order to meet health priorities and tackle inequalities.


Forward Plan pdf icon PDF 82 KB


5 minutes


Presented by: Councillor Anna Badcock, Chairman of the Health Improvement Board


A discussion about the forward plan for the Health Improvement Board