Following the launch of the National Institute of Health and Care Excellence (NICE) guidance on Excess Winter Deaths and Morbidity NRFC wrote to Health and Wellbeing Boards across the UK challenging them to discuss the guidance and implement the relevant points. You can read our letter here. The table below scores each board on how well we think they have engaged with the guidance and how well they are meeting the challenges it sets out to local authorities.
Twenty of the Health and Wellbeing Boards contacted have responded. One hundred and thirty six have not they can be found here.