Joint Strategic Needs Assessment

Improving the public's health and reducing inequalities

Local authorities and local health services are required to undertake Joint Strategic Needs Assessments of health and well-being. This work is a continuous process of assessment designed to inform decisions made locally about what services are commissioned. The core aim is to improve the public's health and reduce inequalities.

Findings from the Joint Strategic Needs Assessment and public consultation are used to produce a Joint Health and Well-being Strategy through Worcestershire's Health and Well-being Board.

Download the Statutory Guidance on the Joint Strategic Needs Assessments and Joint Health and Wellbeing Strategies.

Useful Websites

Useful websites relating to health and wellbeing.

Training for Professionals

JSNA workshops are available free of charge and will be of interest to people working within organisations with an interest in Worcestershire's health and wellbeing and who would like to know more about the Worcestershire Joint Strategic Needs Assessment and other selected sources of public health information. 

For more information on the workshop please contact Jenny Shepherd: Tel 01905 844801 or email


For JSNA enquiries please contact:

Janette Fulton
Information Analyst Principal
Tel: 01905 843359 or Email:

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