Councils now have a duty to promote the health of their local population, tackle health inequalities and ensure robust plans are in place to protect the health of the local population.
Please visit the below websites for information about the services the council is responsible for, and their contact details:
Dr Mike Robinson, Director of Public Health Tri-borough, along with Westminster City Council have a vision that all people in Westminster are able to be well, stay well and live well, supported by a collaborative and cohesive health and care system.
We will work with our colleagues within the council, the NHS and others to improve and protect health and wellbeing and reduce the health inequalities within Westminster.
Our focus will be the following:
We will work with others to deliver these ambitions through the Joint Health and Wellbeing Strategy.
This year’s report from the Director of Public Health explores physical inactivity across the 3 Boroughs. It shows what we can do to encourage everyone to be more physically active and how we can make physical activity a part of daily life.
The key messages from the report are:
Being active is good for our health and wellbeing, need not cost anything and is fun.
We have compiled a snapshot of the health of the people who live in Westminster, Hammersmith and Fulham and Kensington and Chelsea.
If you want to know what we are doing to make sure more people are more physically active and the challenges our young people are facing, see the Tri-Borough Public Health report for 2013 to 2014.
JSNAs are developed jointly by local health and social care partners. They provide a detailed picture of health needs of the local population, usually focusing on a specific topic. The information is used to identify actions that local agencies will need to take to improve the wellbeing of individuals and communities.
The Community Champions have published an end of year highlight report. The report covers April 2014 to March 2015.