8 June 2022

East Hampshire & Havant Health and Wellbeing Forum – Tuesday 7 June 2022

Making a Difference – Young People’s Support Services

Slides can be viewed here



The (virtual) East Hampshire and Havant Health & Wellbeing (HWB) Forum was held on Tuesday 7 June 2022 – with c43 attendees. Following on from all attendees being welcomed, Tim Houghton, CE, Community First, provided a Community & Voluntary Sector update. He updated on the roll-out of ‘Digital Champions’ across the area – who will work with those who are digitally excluded to enable access to digital support and to build capacity in VCSE organisations. Also, briefly about tackling health inequalities, Thriving Communities Social Prescribing Training, East Hants HWB Partnership, Connect for Communities Household Support Community Grants, the Clanfield Centre, Heart of the Park, HCC’s Passenger Transport Consultation and Tim recommended the Kings Fund NHS/PCNs explanatory video.

Kirsty Robertson Head of Operations, Motiv8 started by explaining Motiv8south’s vision, mission and values. She showed where Motiv8south works geographically, described the individual and family support offered locally and outlined the range of targeted group provision – including Youth Hubs and their approach to health and wellbeing. Finally, Kirsty concluded by highlighting their three strategic aims.

Next, Aimi Armitage, Senior Transformation Manager, Children’s Commissioning Collaborative, NHS Hampshire and IoW Integrated Care System, provided a comprehensive Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) Update. The Integrated Care System goes live on 1 July. There will be a Children’s Director too! The vaccination programme continues for children 5+. The CCG has been co-producing via a Community Involvement approach. There is a 0-19 Long Covid Pathway (via a GP referral). The NHS Long Plan re CYP was mentioned, alongside Urgent and Emergency Care provision. The Community Nursing team continues to develop…


Dr Hannah Morgan, Clinical Director for Hayling Island and Emsworth then provided an area-wide PCN update. PCNs still aim to engage with the community & voluntary sector more. Some have more Additional Roles – Social Prescribers, Mental Health Practitioners, Pharmacists… Community Connectors – re cardio-vascular, mental health… The Vaccination programme was successful; Sept – flu and booster vaccinations. General Practice is very busy. The recent Community HWB Fayre in Emsworth was excellent. Good CCG support.

Finally, Vicki Booth, Children and Young People’s Mental Health Commissioning Manager, Children’s Commissioning Collaborative, NHS Hampshire, Southampton and Isle of Wight CCG highlighted the challenge of CYP’s level of Mental Health. Vicki shared the System Vision, the Hampshire Local Transformation Plan, their approach, investment, engagement, co-production, parental support and some of the ICS challenges.

The East Hampshire and Havant Health & Wellbeing Forum ended by the contributors being thanked, a request for any future theme ideas and confirming the next (face to face) Health & Wellbeing Forum date and time as 12-2pm, Thursday 29 September 2022 (venue TBC). 


For more information, please contact Jackie Hartless:- Jackie.hartless@cfirst.org.uk

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