Health & Wellbeing

The Health and Wellbeing Forum aims to share information, debate issues and where possible create a collective voice for health and wellbeing in the sector.

Next meeting

Details of the next meeting will be announced here and in our regular newsletter.

Past meetings

July 2017: Integrated Personal Commissioning, Healthwatch Gloucestershire on their new contract, Emerging Futures on the drug and alcohol contract

February 2017: Safeguarding, Warm and Well, Healthwatch updates. 210217 H&WB Forum Minutes

Here are links to reports and media releases recently completed by Healthwatch Gloucestershire, promised at our February Forum.

  • Maintaining good mental health and wellbeing in children and young people. Report. Media release
  • Access to health and support services by the trans community and their families. Report. Media release
  • Hospital Discharge Task Group Report November 2015: Review of progress, March 2017. Report. Media release

September 2016: Cheltenham’s year of mental health action; Healthwatch Gloucestershire’s report on access to health & social care services by marginalised & homeless people in Gloucester, patient feedback and the latest on social prescribing. 150916 H&WB Forum Minutes

March 2016: Bones, Joints, Muscles, Aches and Pains, a presentation from CCG, the complex leg wound service provided by Gloucestershire Care Service. 030316 HWB Forum Minutes

November 2015: a joint event with the Clinical Commissioning Group looking at joining up your care.  Click here for more.

September 2015: focus on personal budgets and the Gloucester pods. 070915 H&WB Forum Minutes

March 2015: focus on The Care Act – 180315 H&WB Forum Minutes.

Inagural meeting: Summary of HWB Forum 230714.

We have had discussions with Healthwatch Gloucestershire, the Health & Wellbeing Board, the Clinical Commissioning Group and Public Health Commissioners about this forum.  It is seen as an important process in consultation, engagement and relationship building between the structures in Health and Social Care and the voluntary and community sector in Gloucestershire.

If you are interested in getting involved, please email or complete the contact us form on this website.