Health and Wellbeing Cabinet Portfolio

Last updated: 18 August 2022


Portfolio Holder: Councillor Angela Macpherson

Deputy Portfolio Holders: Councillor Zahir Mohammed

As well as Health and Wellbeing, the Cabinet Portfolio spans the directorate Adults and Health.

Functions of the portfolio

The Health and Wellbeing Portfolio includes the services and functions:

  • Adult Social Care
    • safeguarding of vulnerable adults
    • support to older people,
    • support for people with poor mental health, learning disabilities or physical disabilities
  • Public health
    • early help and prevention
    • health protection and promotion
    • tackling health inequalities
  • integrated commissioning for social care and health services
  • integrated working with the NHS