Joint Public Health Board (the Board) is a joint executive body and
responsible for public health functions of an executive nature
Bournemouth Borough Council, Dorset County Council and the
Poole for so long as the three councils are working in
Board will consist of two voting members drawn from the executives
each of the three partner councils (a total of six members).
at any time appoint replacement members to serve on the
provided that any such member must be a member of that
executive. Notice of any change should be provided to the
Services Manager of the County Council as host authority for
Each authority may also nominate one non executive member to
Board as a non voting member.
Chairman shall be elected annually from amongst the six
members by a majority vote. In the event of an equality of votes
drawn to determine the chairmanship.
quorum for meetings of the Board shall be one voting member
each of the three councils.
Frequency of meetings
Board shall meet as a minimum four times a year, usually in
November, February and May and subject to room availability the
meetings will rotate meeting by meeting around the offices of the
Additional meetings of the Board shall take place as determined
Board in order to fulfil its work programme.
Further meetings shall be convened if requested by any two
lead officer for the Board shall be the Director for Public Health
shall recommend to the Board a proposed scheme of delegation
host authority the County Council will convene meetings of
will provide administrative, financial and legal advice.
business of the Board shall be regulated by the standing orders
procedure rules of the County Council as host authority except
extent that they are superseded by the Shared Service
between the three partner councils.
Discharge of the public health functions of the three councils
the Health and Social Care Act 2012 and setting of direction
policy in respect of public health.
Approve and monitor delivery of Public Health Business
Receive and respond to reports from the subgroups of the
progress and performance in delivery of mandatory public
health programmes across and within the three local
Monitor progress and performance against local and
indicators and outcome measures.
the requirements of the Code of Practice in Local
Government Publicity to seek to influence
and advise, local and
central government and other agencies on public health
VII. Ensure that
NHS and other local authority partners remain informed
of developing public health issues, locally, nationally
VIII. Support the host
authority and the Director in the performance of their
receive and approve the annual budget and monitor