Health and Wellbeing Partnership
What is the Health and Wellbeing Partnership?
The Health and Wellbeing partnership brings together public, private, and voluntary sector organisations that are working across the Bradford District to tackle Health and wellbeing outcomes for residents of the District.
What is the role of the partnership?
The Partnership’s role is to improve health and wellbeing of the districts residents by identifying key issues in the district and to develop strategies and action plans on how best to tackle them. The partnership provides the forum where these strategies and plans can be shared across the partner organisations
The primary aim and purpose of the Health and Well-being Partnership is to improve health and well-being outcomes for adults living in the Bradford district, reduce inequalities in health and well-being within the district, reduce social exclusion, and end discrimination of vulnerable groups.
Who is involved?
The partnership membership includes key officers from a wide range of organisations, these include;
- NHS Bradford & Airedale
- Bradford Council
- Representatives from other partnerships
- Representatives from Community and Voluntary Sector organisations
- Airedale NHS Trust
- Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
- Bradford District Care Trust
How does the partnership work?
The Partnership meets every three months and is chaired by Simon Morritt, Chief Executive, NHS Bradford and Airedale.
The partnership is responsible for the delivery of the key priorities outlined in the Districts Big Plan. They include;
- Reduce obesity and improve healthy eating, activity levels and lifestyles for children and older people
- Reduce teenage pregnancy and the number of sexually transmitted disease cases.
- Reduce the damage to health caused by alcohol, tobacco and illegal drugs
- Improve people’s mental health and wellbeing
- Reduce infant mortality
- Help people maintain their independence and wellbeing at difficult times
- Provide people with greatest need easy-to-use health and social care services