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Living Well

Health & Wellbeing Board

The Health and Wellbeing Board is a group of people from different organisations in York who hold public meetings around 6 times per year. They work together to make improvements to the health and wellbeing of York residents.

The Health and Wellbeing Board:

  • understands the health and wellbeing needs of residents in York by producing a Joint Strategic Needs Assessment (JSNA)
  • agrees the health and wellbeing priorities for the city
  • works to address these priorities

Find out more about their responsibilities and membership by viewing the Health and Wellbeing Board Terms of Reference . An  easy to read version of the Terms of Reference  is also available.

The Health and Wellbeing Board has recently launched its new 5 year Joint Health and Wellbeing Strategy , which outlines its vision, aims and priorities for 2017 to 2022. An easy to read version of the Joint Health and Wellbeing Strategy is also available.

Health Champions

Community Health Champions are people who, with training and support, voluntarily offer their skills and passion and make use of their community links to transform Health and Wellbeing in their neighbourhood. 

The Community Health Champions model is proving to be an effective way of reaching people and is making a real difference within communities. Champions are also influencing and shaping local services, increasing public participation, initiating community development opportunities whilst gaining new skills and knowledge.

Within their families, communities and workplaces Community Health Champions empower and motivate people to get involved in healthy social activities; create new activities to meet local needs; and signpost people to relevant community activities, and support. 

For more information on Community Health Champions including how to become a champion please contact Richard.croker@york.gov.uk.

Useful resources

Further information

Information in respect of :

Further information can be found on the City of York Council website

Walks & Cycling

For more information on walks, please go to   the  City of York Council website.

Cycling , cycling maps and routes can be found on the   Travel York website

Sports

Sports Directory for York can be found   on the  City of York Council website

Disability Sports Directory for York can be found on the   City of York Council website.




Last reviewed: 13/07/2018

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