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Joint Strategic Needs Assessment (JSNA)

Joint Strategic Needs Assessment

A Joint Strategic Needs Assessment (JSNA) provides a comprehensive picture of the current and future health and wellbeing of the local population.
The JSNA:
• provides a common view of health and care needs for the local community including identifying inequalities in health
• documents current service provision
• identifies gaps in health and care services, identifying unmet needs
• details evidence of effectiveness for different health and care interventions
• draws on a wide range of quantitative and qualitative data, including service user views
• is concerned with wider social factors that have an impact on people’s health and wellbeing, such as housing, poverty and employment.

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The Joint Strategic Needs Assessment (JSNA) provides a picture of the current and future health and wellbeing needs of the local population.

The information gathered through the JSNA helps us to decide the priorities for the Health and Wellbeing Strategy

You can find out more about the JSNA, the Health and Wellbeing Strategy and how you can get involved in our FAQ document or on http://www.ourareaourfuture.org.uk/health-and-wellbeing-board/

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