Sheffield Joint Health and Wellbeing Board

The Health and Wellbeing Board is a partnership between Sheffield City Council, the NHS and a range of partners in the city that aims to deliver a single approach to improving the health and wellbeing of Sheffield residents.

Board responsibilities and board members

The Health and Wellbeing Board is responsible for setting Sheffield’s strategy for improving the health and wellbeing of its citizens.  It is also responsible for agreeing and publishing a Joint Strategic Needs Assessment (JSNA), which forms the main evidence base for that strategy. The JSNA looks at the health of Sheffield's population and includes a Pharmaceutical Needs Assessment to aid commissioning of pharmacy services.

The Board’s membership is as follows:

  • Chair of Sheffield City Council Adult Health & Social Care Policy Committee - Cllr Angela Argenzio (Chair)
  • Chair of Sheffield City Council Education, Children & Families Policy Committee - Cllr Mick Rooney
  • Chair of Sheffield City Council Housing Policy Committee - Cllr Douglas Johnson
  • Sheffield City Council Chief Executive - Kate Josephs
  • Sheffield City Council Director of Adult Health and Social Care - Alexis Chappell
  • Sheffield City Council Director of Children’s Services - Andrew Jones
  • Sheffield City Council Executive Director, City Futures - Kate Martin
  • Sheffield City Council Director of Public Health - Greg Fell
  • NHS South Yorkshire Executive Director for Sheffield - Emma Latimer
  • NHS Sheffield Director with responsibility for strategic leadership - Sandie Buchan
  • NHS Sheffield Director with responsibility for clinical leadership - Dr Zak McMurray
  • Nominated representative of the Health and Care Partnership - Kathryn Robertshaw
  • Nominated representative of NHS Acute Provider Trusts - Vacant
  • Nominated clinical representative of Primary Care Networks - Vacant
  • Nominated representative of partners working with or for children and young people - Vacant
  • Nominated representative of partners working to support mental health and wellbeing - Vacant
  • Representative from a VCF organisation working citywide - Helen Sims
  • Representative from a VCF organisation working within a locality - Vacant
  • Representative from a VCF organisation working with a specific group - Vacant
  • Representative of South Yorkshire Police - Superintendent Benn Kemp
  • Chair of Healthwatch Sheffield - Judy Robinson
  • Representative of University of Sheffield - Rob Sykes
  • Representative of Sheffield Hallam University - Joe Rennie

Open vacancies on the Board

We are currently recruiting to fill a number of vacancies on the Health and Wellbeing Board, covering the following positions:

  • nominated representative of NHS Acute Provider Trusts
  • nominated clinical representative of Primary Care Networks 
  • nominated representative of partners working with or for children and young people
  • nominated representative of partners working to support mental health and wellbeing
  • representative from a VCF organisation working within a locality
  • representative from a VCF organisation working within a specific group

How to apply

If you are interested in joining the Board in one of these roles, contact us at healthandwellbeingboard@sheffield.gov.uk and include:

  • which role you are interested in
  • what you will bring to Board discussions about improving Sheffield’s health and wellbeing
  • how you can support action being taken to address the city’s challenges in relation to health and wellbeing

You can apply to us using a variety of methods:

  • by submitting a written statement of up to 250 words
  • by submitting a video presentation of 5 minutes only
  • by arranging a conversation

Please submit your application or arrange a conversation with us by 5pm on Friday 27 January 2023. 

You may find this information for Board members helpful in writing or recording your application.

If you are interested in one of the vacancies that is listed as a nominated representative, you should also provide an appropriate recommendation, such as from the chair of a relevant partnership board.

The Board wants to ensure that its membership better reflects Sheffield’s diversity, and as a result applications from under-represented groups are positively encouraged.

Meetings open to the public

The Board has 4 formal public meetings a year, which members of the public can attend and ask questions. 

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