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Collaborative Working

The Directorate continues to work closely with partners across government, within the community, the voluntary sector, health and social care, local government and the private sector. The greatest opportunities for improving health and wellbeing will come from collaborative working.

Drink Safe, Drive Safe, Go Safe

NoPrioritiesTimescale
45 Meet with Group to discuss findings from the 2016/2017 Evaluation Report to decide on future delivery Ongoing
Quarter 1

The multi-agency group has discussed the findings of the 2016/17 evaluation report. An evidence-based campaign focusing on risk factors associated with alcohol misuse will be launched in December 2017. A medium to long-term plan is in the early stages of development. The plan will set-out a rolling programme of targeted initiatives to reduce alcohol misuse and the harm it causes.

Status: Green - On target
Quarter 2:
As above
Planning ongoing for the 2017 festive health campaign, to target health risks associated with excessive drinking.

Status: Green – On target

Quarter 3:
A collaborative project between Public Health, Isle of Man Constabulary and Bus Vannin, #DrinkSafeIOM commenced on Thursday 23 November and will run until Sunday 7 January 2018. A key theme of this year's annual Christmas safety campaign is the danger of drinking before going on a night out.
An evaluation of this year's delivery will be undertaken during Q4.

Status: Green – On target

Falls Prevention

NoPrioritiesTimescale for Completion
46 Review Service delivery within Primary, Secondary and Community care settings to reduce fall risk in the over 65's March 2018
Quarter 1 

Work on this project has commenced. A project plan has been produced and the governance structure is in place.

Status: Green - On target

Quarter 2

The project is on track.  Surveys have been produced based on the NICE Guidelines for Falls and sent to Primary, Secondary and Community Care settings.  An evidence review and survey analysis will take place in Quarter 3.

Status: Green – On target

Quarter 3:
The data has been analysed and the evidence review completed. The next step is to prepare and produce the report; this work will be completed in quarter 4.

Status: Green – On target

Make Every Contact Count (MECC)

NoPrioriitesTime scale for Completion
50 Develop proposal paper for MECC project and submit to DHSC Strategy and Policy Meeting and Department Meeting By Dec 2017
Quarter 1
A draft proposal paper has been written and is due to be presented to the DHSC Strategy and Policy Meeting on 16 October 2017.

Status: Green – On target
Quarter 2:
As Quarter 1.

Status: Green – On target

Quarter 3:
The DHSC Strategy and Policy Meeting date was changed to 20 November 2017. The MECC proposal was presented at this meeting, and Public Health was given the mandate to undertake this project.
This project will not commence until the tobacco workload is transferred to a new postholder.

Status: Green - On target

 

Mental Health (supported by the Mental Health Services Division of DHSC)

No

Priorities

Timescale for Completion

52

Manx e-clinic (rapid access to low intensity mental health interventions: Complete work from 2016/7 to implement a digital online resource to promote better mental wellbeing and preventing mental ill health

March 2018

Quarter 1:

Work with Project Manager ongoing currently collating evidence on cost efficiencies

 

Status: Amber – issue being addressed

Quarter 2:

Work with new Project Manager and MHS Clinical Systems & Information Manager to process the business case to GTS meeting in November 2018

 

Status: Green – on target

Quarter 3:

Business case was presented but requires some additional information surrounding potential suppliers and options for a pilot.

 

Status: Amber – issue being addressed

Workplace Wellbeing

NoPrioriitesTime scale for Completion
56 Engage with the local wider workforce (Government, Private and Third Sector) to make health and wellbeing a core priority for employers and employees, encouraging incorporation of health and wellbeing into corporate policies and communications. Workplace Wellbeing includes all facets of health, including physical and mental health. ongoing annually

Quarter 1

Conference date set for November 2017. Currently planning conference detail, including objectives and speakers/exhibitors.Isle of Man Newspapers Awards for Excellence to confirm if Workplace Wellbeing will be introduced as a new category for the upcoming awards.

Status: Green – on target

Quarter 2

Conference set for 22 November, and full agenda of speakers and workshops confirmed. Local exhibitors also confirmed and tickets are on sale. 

Awards for Excellence entries closed, and finalists for the Workplace Wellbeing Award have been notified. These organisations will be invited to speak at the Workplace Wellbeing Workshop in November.

Status: Green – On Target
Quarter 3
Conference completed, with 80 delegates in attendance.  Evaluations have been very positive, with the majority requesting future conferences.  A full evaluation will be available in quarter 4 and planning for next conference.

Status:Green - on target

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57 Develop proposal paper for 'Health Improving DHSC' and submit to DHSC Strategy and Policy Committee and Department Meeting Oct/Nov 2017
Quarter 1
Draft report written, and will be considered for implementation by the Department in October 2017.

Status: Green – on target
Quarter 2
Due to rescheduling of meeting agendas, this paper will now go for consideration in November 2017 alongside the Making Every Contact Count project.

Status: Green – On Target

Quarter 3
DHSC Strategy and Policy committee accepted the proposal to begin with DHSC staff, a baseline survey to measure the health and wellbeing of DHSC staff will go out in February 2018.

Status:Green - on target

Priorities for 2017 - 2020

Domestic Abuse

NoPrioritiesTimescale for Completion
44 Decision pending future delivery - Continue working with Strategic Group Pending

Drink Safe, Drive Safe, Go Safe

NoPrioritiesTimescale
45 Meet with Group to discuss findings from the 2016/2017 Evaluation Report to decide on future delivery Ongoing

Falls Prevention

NoPrioritiesTimescale for Completion
46 Review Service delivery within Primary, Secondary and Community care settings to reduce fall risk in the over 65's March 2018

Gambling

NoPrioritiesTimescale for Completion
47 Work with Mental Health to deliver a needs assessment on problem gambling March 2018
48 Develop a Problem Gambling Strategy TBC
49 Produce a Problem Gambling Implementation Plan outlining strategy delivery TBC

Make Every Contact Count (MECC)

NoPrioritiesTimescale for Completion
50 Develop proposal paper for MECC project and submit to DHSC Strategy and Policy Meeting and Department Meeting By Dec 2017
51 Depending on outcome of proposal, future work may include: scoping, needs assessment, implementation plan, pilot project and evaluation Pending

Mental Health (supported by the Mental Health Services Division of DHSC)

NoPrioritiesTimescale for Completion
52 Manx e-clinic (rapid access to low intensity mental health interventions: Complete work from 2016/7 to implement a digital online resource to promote better mental wellbeing and preventing mental ill health March 2018
53 Self-Harm Strategy: Complete work from 2016/7 to reduce the levels of acute crisis in relation to self-harm Pending
54 Suicide Prevention Strategy: Complete work from 2016/7 to reduce the levels of suicide by developing a framework for suicide prevention with SPCC and LOG
55 Strategic review of Public Health Mental Health and emotional wellbeing interventions, gap analysis and recommendations for change March 2019

Screening

NoPrioritiesTimescale for Completion
21 Continue to monitor changes to the delivery of the Bowel Cancer Screening Programme and plan for future delivery Ongoing
22 Review and act on Findings from the planned quality assurance reviews for all Screening programmes due to be undertaken by West Midlands Quality Review Service (WMQRS) during Autumn 2017 Pending

Workplace Wellbeing

NoPrioritiesTimescale for Completion
56 Engage with the local wider workforce (Government, Private and Third Sector) to make health and wellbeing a core priority for employers and employees, encouraging incorporation of health and wellbeing into corporate policies and communications. Workplace Wellbeing includes all facets of health, including physical and mental health ongoing annually
57 Develop proposal paper for 'Health Improving DHSC' and submit to DHSC Strategy and Policy Committee and Department Meeting Oct/Nov 2017
58 Depending on outcome of Health Improving DHSC proposal, future work may include: improving staff health, creating healthy environments for staff, patients/clients, and visitors/carers etc. and upskilling the workforce to enable
them to encourage behaviour change using approaches such as 'Making Every Contact Count'
Pending item 57
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