Decision details


Decision Maker: Adult Social Care and Public Health Committee

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


The Director of Public Health and the Head of Health Protection presented the report of the Director of Care and Health which provided an update on the partnership work undertaken to deliver Wirral’s Health Protection Strategy. This had been approved at Committee on 23rd January 2023 and set out the collective approach for ensuring a resilient health protection system and response in Wirral. It was emphasised that a partnership approach was vital as no single agency could deliver all that was required.


Members questioned whether particular issues were being considered including Hepatitis C, cold and hot weather, Urinary Tract Infections, shingles, and air quality.


Resolved - That

1.   the progress made to date in the implementation of the Wirral Health Protection Strategy be noted;

2.   annual updates on progress against delivery of the Health Protection Strategy be received from the Director of Public Health.

Report author: Elspeth Anwar

Publication date: 08/11/2023

Date of decision: 17/10/2023

Decided at meeting: 17/10/2023 - Adult Social Care and Public Health Committee

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