Wellingborough Health and Wellbeing Forum is the local element of the Northamptonshire Health and Wellbeing Board. The purpose of the Forum is to;
'Bring together key partners and delivery organisations to improve health and wellbeing, reduce health inequalities and increase the healthy life expectancy of the borough's residents'.
Terms of reference for the Wellingborough Health and Wellbeing Forum are available here.
The local Health and Wellbeing Forum priorities are:
- Promoting healthy and active lifestyles across all ages, concentrating on preventative action from childhood onwards.
- Promoting a culture of safe and responsible drinking and increasing public awareness and understanding of alcohol and substance misuse.
- Improving the mental and emotional wellbeing of individuals and families living and working within the borough. Including increasing awareness of the signs of dementia and developing support for individuals, their families and carers.
For more information on the Health and Wellbeing Forum contact Moira Hope, Community Health and Wellbeing Officer, 01933 231951.