9 Joint Strategic Needs Assessment (JSNA) Update PDF 209 KB
– Progress report – Duncan
public health consultant
provided an update on the delivery of the JSNA programme since
September 2020. The report included updates on:
- Place-based needs
assessments, detailing how the reports had been utilised.
- Action plans
developed using the recommendations from the place-based JSNA
reports. These would drive the work of each health and wellbeing
partnership. The next phase of the JSNA programme would be
thematic, with a pilot needs assessment focused on mental health. A
prioritised work programme of needs assessments would be
established for the next two to three years.
- Details of the
‘long list’ of topics for needs assessments.
- Updates on the
mental health needs assessment pilot, grapevine project and the
covid-19 health impact assessment.
The move to a
thematic approach was supported but it should also reference each
of the places to provide granular data. This was the intention,
whilst noting the differences between the physical geographies and
boundaries of health services. Whilst moving to a thematic
approach, the intention was still to identify at both the place and
That the Health
and Wellbeing Board:
- Notes the
progress of the JSNA programme to date;
- Uses the JSNA
evidence base to ensure partners are working to a consistent
understanding of local need, enabling joined up service provision
targeted to the right areas and driving commissioning
Supports the development of the mental health
needs assessment through promoting the survey and supporting
requests for resource to support the analysis and development of
the needs’ assessment.