The Joint Strategic Needs Assessment (JSNA) is an indispensable tool to support local groups, organisations and other interested parties who want to know more about the population health needs of Calderdale. The primary purpose of the JSNA is to paint the big picture in terms of current and future health and wellbeing needs of the people of Calderdale. The JSNA is the first place that local groups, organisations, commissioners and providers of health and any related services should go to for information about the health and wellbeing needs of Calderdale residents. Needs assessment is an essential tool for commissioners helping to inform the priorities and targets set by local area agreements, informing service planning and commissioning strategies, leading to agreed priorities designed to improve outcomes and reduce inequalities locally.
The JSNA has been revamped from 1 April 2016 to take a broader view of the health and wellbeing needs of the Calderdale population. The JSNA is a ‘live’ site that is constantly being updated, improved and expanded.
Your input is welcomed. If you have any data, insight or other information that you’d like to submit to be considered for inclusion in the JSNA, wish to contribute a section to the JSNA, want any further information or make any comments about the Calderdale JSNA, please contact us at PH.Intelligence@calderdale.gov.uk