Event 1 Background Reading

Please see below some documents and presentations to support your understanding of the Partnership and the Assembly. Please take the time to read though this information before the meeting, as this will aid and enhance discussions on the day.

LGA 2020 public health annual report

The Local Government Association’s (LGA) 2020 public health annual report shows how public health in local government, working closely with the NHS and other partners, continues to go from strength to strength.

Public health has been a part of local government since 2013 and the progress that has been made in eight years is impressive, particularly since this has been achieved at the time of austerity and rising demand for health and care services.

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LGA: What a difference a Place makes report

This resource captures the achievements, challenges and learning from 22 effective health and wellbeing boards (HWBs) across the country, all of which are making good progress on integrating health and care, improving wellbeing and tackling the wider determinants of health.

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Cheshire and Merseyside Partnership Assembly Event 1 (17th September) slides

The Cheshire and Merseyside Health and Care Partnership Assembly Event 1 (17th September) slides provide a glossary of key terminology, summarises the vision, mission and aims of the Partnership, explains the architecture of the Partnership, where Place fits and more.

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Cheshire and Merseyside Overview

The Cheshire and Merseyside Overview slides summarise the makeup of the Partnership, with a breakdown of the Places and organisations that are apart of it. Including a history of the national development towards joined up care, a list of C&M Trusts and CCGs, an overview of C&M Trusts most recent CQC ratings and the political makeup of the region including a list of C&M MPs.

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Cheshire and Merseyside Population Health

The Cheshire and Merseyside Population Health slides provide an overview of our overarching population health priority of tackling the difference between England and Cheshire and Merseyside in life expectancy, healthy life expectancy and health inequalities, and how we aim to tackle these disparities.

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Cheshire and Merseyside Health and Care Partnership BAME statement and pledges

The Cheshire and Merseyside Health and Care Partnerhsip BAME statement of intent and a number of pledges were published following the tragic death of George Floyd and the subsequent activism around the world, as well as the clear health inequalities that have been uncovered as a result of the Coronavirus pandemic. The aim of the statement and our pledges is to improve equality, diversity and inclusion for our BAME staff and communities in Cheshire and Merseyside.

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NHSE/I Phase 3 letter

The NHS England and Improvement (NHSE/I) Phase 3 letter was published on 31 July 2020 and focuses on the third phase of the NHS response to COVID-19. The letter provides an update on the latest Covid national alert level, sets out priorities for the rest of 2020/21 and outlines financial arrangements heading into Autumn as agreed with Government.

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NHSE/I NW Region Slides

The NHS England and Improvement (NHSE/I) North West slides look at the work that needs to be done in terms of restoration, preparation and transformation over the next 18 months by the three local systems, and includes a breakdown of who the leads are for each area of focus.

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NHSE/I Designing integrated care systems (ICSs) in England guide

The NHS England and Improvement (NHSE/I) Designing integrated care systems (ICSs) in England guide sets out the different levels of management that make up an integrated care system, describing their core functions, the rationale behind them and how they will work together.

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Direct and indirect impacts of COVID-19 on health and wellbeing briefing

The ‘Direct and indirect impacts of COVID-19 on health and wellbeing briefing considers both the direct and indirect impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. Looking specifically at the health and wellbeing impacts associated with the disease itself (wave 1) and examinining the impacts of the COVID-19 control measures on the wider determinants of health and wellbeing (the factors that drive wave 4). Whilst also in addition considering what is known at this stage about the indirect health and wellbeing impacts that may arise in the medium to longer term (waves 2, 3 and 4).

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Place overview

The Place overview document looks at the nine Place areas (Cheshire East, Cheshire West, Halton, Knowsley, St Helens, Liverpool, Sefton, Warrington, Wirral) in further detail, including a snapshot of the residents that live in each Place.

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The future of health and the economy in Cheshire and Merseyside

The future of health and the economy in Cheshire and Merseyside draft paper looks at how the scale and severity of the Covid-19 crisis has presented our society with an ethical and economic imperative to imagine a better future, one in which the long-standing, deep-rooted challenges that have undermined the health and wellbeing of people and the economy in Cheshire and Merseyside are redressed.

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