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Committee details

Health and Wellbeing Board

Purpose of committee

The board is a formal committee of the Council with responsibility for encouraging integrated commissioning and service delivery across NHS, public health and local authority services to improve health and wellbeing outcomes for the local community.

The board is responsible for the development of a Joint Strategic Needs Assessment (JSNA) with the NHS and for producing a Joint Health and Wellbeing Strategy (JHWS) for the borough.

Further details of the board’s role are available in the Terms of Reference in the Council’s Constitution.

Membership is currently drawn from the Council’s Executive, the Islington Clinical Commissioning Group, Islington Healthwatch, NHS England and council officers including, the Director of Public Health and the Corporate Directors of Children’s and Adult Social Services.


If you have any questions please contact:


Zoe Lewis
Islington Council
Town Hall
Upper Street
N1 2UD
Telephone: 020 7527 3486




  • Councillor Kaya Comer-Schwartz  (Chair) 
  • Councillor Nurullah Turan   
  • Councillor Michelline Safi Ngongo   
  • Jim Beale  (Substitute) 
  • Dr. Josephine Sauvage    NCL CCG Governing Body member for Islington, CCG
  • Sarah McDonnell-Davies   
  • Emma Whitby    Chief Executive, Islington Healthwatch
  • Dr Helene Brown    Medical Director, NHS England
  • Angela McNab    Chief Executive, Camden and Islington NHS Foundation Trust
  • Siobhan Harrington    Chief Executive, The Whittington Hospital NHS Trust
  • Katy Porter    Voluntary Sector Representative (Chief Executive, Manor Gardens Welfare Trust)
  • Michael Clowes   
  • Councillor Una O'Halloran  (Substitute) 
  • Councillor Satnam Gill OBE  (Substitute) 
  • Councillor Rowena Champion  (Substitute) 
  • Councillor Asima Shaikh  (Substitute) 
  • Councillor Diarmaid Ward  (Substitute) 
  • Councillor Sue Lukes  (Substitute) 
  • Charlotte Ashton  (Substitute)  Islington Deputy Director of Public Health
  • Laura Eden  (Substitute) 
  • Dr John McGrath  (Substitute) 
  • Paul Sinden  (Substitute) 
  • Jennifer Kent  (Substitute)  Healthwatch Islington
  • Dr Hasz Sonigra  (Substitute)  NHS England Representative
  • Jonathan Gardner  (Substitute) 
  • Andy Rogers  (Substitute)  Deputy Chief Executive, Camden and Islington NHS Foundation Trust
  • Jonathan Moore  (Secretary) 

Contact information

Support officer: Jonathan Moore. 020 7527 3308