Service area
Social care and health
Health and Wellbeing Board
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What we delivered

Coventry and Warwickshire Health and Wellbeing Boards 2017-18 saw increasing joint work between Warwickshire and Coventry with a clear commitment to prevention. The joint Coventry and Warwickshire Place Forum was established between both Health and Wellbeing Boards, and the Proactive & Preventative programme was set up, led by Coventry and Warwickshire. The programme includes a pilot on Upscaling Prevention supported by the Local Government Association (LGA), and a Year of Wellbeing to be a catalyst for change and galvanise effort and celebrate existing strengths.

What difference did we make?

  • System-wide commitment to prevention
  • Step-change in approach and commitment

What comes next?

Year of Wellbeing - 2018 planning alignment for launch 2019.

What we have delivered - Warwickshire Heart Shield

Warwickshire Heart Shield is a jointly funded project by Public Health and Fire and Rescue in Warwickshire delivering training to secondary school pupils in emergency life support skills including Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR), how to use a Public Access Defibrillator (PAD/AED), and heart health messages. The training aims to increase the quality of life and reduce mortality from cardiovascular disease and is delivered by firefighters and volunteers from Jaguar Landrover. To date, Heart Shield has delivered training to over 3700 children in 15 of the 36 secondary schools in Warwickshire, with 17 more schools scheduled before August 2018. In January 2018 Heart Shield also demonstrated CPR to 100 attendees at #onething Gurkha event in Nuneaton.

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