Manchester City Council

The Council & democracy The Health and Wellbeing Board

Health and Wellbeing Board Membership

The Health and Wellbeing Board brings together NHS, public health, social care and children’s services representatives, elected representatives and representatives from HealthWatch Manchester to plan health and social care services for Manchester. Its role includes:

  • encouraging the organisations that are responsible for commissioning health or social care services in Manchester to work together and to work closely with the Board;
  • encouraging those who provide health or social care services services to work closely together; and
  • To agree the Joint Strategic Needs Assessment and the Joint Health and Wellbeing Strategy for Manchester.

Committee membership

  • Councillor Richard Leese, Leader of the Council (Chair)
  • Councillor Craig, Executive Member for Adults (MCC)
  • Councillor Sue Murphy, Executive Member for Public Service Reform (MCC)
  • Councillor Sheila Newman, Executive Member for Children (MCC)
  • Dr Philip Burns, Chair, Manchester Health and Care Commissioning
  • Dr Manisha Kumar, Clinical Director, Manchester Health and Care Commissioning
  • Dr Ruth Bromley, GP Member, (South) Manchester Health and Care Commissioning
  • Dr Faizan Ahmed, GP Member (Central) Manchester Health and Care Commissioning
  • Dr Denis Colligan, GP Member (North) Manchester Health and Care Commissioning
  • Kathy Cowell, Chair, Central Manchester Foundation Trust
  • Barry Clare, Chair, University Hospital South Manchester
  • Jim Potter, Chair, Penine Acute Hospital Trust
  • Rupert Nichols, Chair, Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust
  • Mike Wild, Voluntary and Community Sector representative
  • Vicky Szulist, Chair, Healthwatch
  • Dr Claire Singleton, Primary Care representative - Local Medical Committee
  • Paul Marshall, Strategic Director of Children’s Services
  • David Regan, Director of Public Health
  • Dr Carolyn Kus, Strategic Director of Adult Social Services

The agenda, minutes and reports for the Health and Wellbeing Board are published on the Council's website along with the dates of future meetings.

You can find out more about the Health and Wellbeing Board and its links with the Manchester Partnership.

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