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What is a Joint Strategic Needs Assessment?


The joint strategic needs assessment (JSNA) describes the current and emerging health and wellbeing needs for people who live in York.

The JSNA is the responsibility of the York Health and Wellbeing Board.

The main purpose of the JSNA is to support the York Health and Wellbeing Strategy.



Update: March 2018

March 2018 Update

There are new three new reports on the JSNA website:

The York Pharmaceutical Needs Assessment (2018 - 2021) was approved by the York Health and Wellbeing Board in March 2018. It sets out the level of population need for community pharmacy services over the next three years and is designed to be used in the decision making process for new pharmacy applications.

The Sexual Health Needs Assessment (2018) examines the sexual health needs of people living in York. It includes data on testing and diagnosis of common sexually transmitted infections, HIV, teenage pregnancy, and the views of recent service users. It is intended to support sexual health commissioning decisions over the next three years.

York's Older People's Survey (2017) presents the views of around 900 older people who completed a survey in the summer of 2017. The reports highlights important topics such as; health, the local area, planning for the future, finding information, feeling safe, social life, transport, and finances. The report offers key recommendations to partners across the city.

Monday, March 19, 2018

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York JSNA Website Update November 2017

Website Update: November 2017


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