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Gateshead Health and Wellbeing Board

 

Health and Wellbeing Boards (HWBs) are responsible for overseeing and coordinating local NHS, social care and public health services.

For more information on the role and function of the HWB in Gateshead please see our Role and Function document.

Who sits on the Gateshead Health and Wellbeing Board?

There are 19 members – listed below. The board meets every six weeks.

  • Chair – Councillor Lynne Caffrey
  • Vice–Chair – Councillor P Foy
  • Councillor Michael McNestry – Cabinet Member for Adult Social Care
  • Councillor Mary Foy - Cabinet Member for Health and Wellbeing
  • Councillor Martin Gannon – Leader
  • Councillor Malcolm Graham
  • Councillor Ron Beadle
  • Caroline O'Neill - Strategic Director, Care Wellbeing and Learning
  • Alice Wiseman - Director of Public Health, Gateshead Council
  • Ian Renwick – Chief Executive, Gateshead NHS Foundation Trust
  • Steve Williamson - South Tyneside Foundation Trust
  • James Duncan - Northumberland Tyne and Wear Foundation Trust
  • Dr Mark Dornan - NHS Newcastle Gateshead Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG)
  • Mark Adams  - NHS Newcastle Gateshead Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG)
  • Dr Bill Westwood – Federation of GP Practices
  • A representative of NHS England
  • A representative of the Local HealthWatch
  • Sally Young - Community and Voluntary Sector
  • John Pratt - Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue Service

Meeting dates

View meeting dates for the Gateshead Health and Wellbeing Board

Contact information

The key contact for further information about Gateshead Health and Wellbeing Board is:

Sonia Stewart, Legal and Corporate Services, Gateshead Council
0191 433 3045
soniastewart@gateshead.gov.uk

Useful links

NHS England

NHS Gateshead Clinical Commissioning Group

Gateshead Voluntary Organisations Council

Healthwatch Gateshead

Joint Strategic Needs Assessment

Documents and strategies

Gateshead Director of Public Health Report 2015/16

Cancer Strategy and Action Plan April 2015

Gateshead Director of Public Health Report 2015

Gateshead Director of Public Health Annual Report 2014

Gateshead Director of Public Health Annual Report 2012-13

Role and function

Health and Wellbeing strategy for Gateshead, April 2013

Gateshead Better Care Fund