Arising from the minutes, the following updates were noted:
· An update on the flu vaccine had been sent from Jo Jefferies and would be shared with partners. It was noted that voluntary and community sector workers with direct contact with patients would be eligible for the flu vaccine. Public Health colleagues agreed to establish a key messages sheet on the flu vaccine. The vaccination term had been extended and would be offered through the Christmas period.
· The Board welcomed news that that BHFT had appointed a representative to focus on the health of BHFT staff. It was also noted that BHFT and FHFT had started a support and resilience programme for staff. The Board requested progress updates on this work.