As Health and Wellbeing remains a priority for Wellingborough, Wellingborough Council is currently working in partnership with key partners and delivery organisations to help and make a difference to our Community.
The Wellingborough Health and Wellbeing Forum is the local element of the Northamptonshire Health and Wellbeing Board.
This profile gives a picture of people's health in Wellingborough and is designed to help local government and health services understand their community's needs, so that they can work together to improve people's health and reduce health inequalities.
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'.
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 Health and Wellbeing Officer, 01933 231957.