Decision details

Digital Public Health in Southwark: Our Strategic Approach

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes


Councillor Richard Leeming attended cabinet to present his work on this report in his capacity as deputy cabinet member for digital inclusion.




1.  That the overarching approach to delivering digital public health in Southwark, with an ambition of making the borough the nation's most digitally enabled borough for public health and wellbeing be approved.


2.  That it be noted a further report detailing the proposed Southwark digital health hub and campaign (#TakeCareSouthwark) will be brought to cabinet for approval later in 2019.


3.  That the Southwark public health division explore a potential collaboration with Public Health England (PHE) to trial a novel digital health improvement programme utilising incentives.

Publication date: 19/06/2019

Date of decision: 18/06/2019

Decided at meeting: 18/06/2019 - Cabinet

Effective from: 27/06/2019

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