Joint Strategic Needs Assessment (JSNA)
A Joint Strategic Needs Assessment (JSNA) is a statutory document produced for the local Health and Wellbeing Board to support the production of a joint Health and Wellbeing Strategy. These documents provide a critical resource to enable evidence-based planning for local services, with the aim of improving health and wellbeing outcomes and reducing inequalities.
The 2022 Wiltshire JSNA presents data on the current and future health and wellbeing needs of people in Wiltshire, including over 100 indicators across 6 themes:
The key themes from this edition of the JSNA are show below:
The Wiltshire Joint Strategic Needs Assessment was produced in December 2022 by the Public Health Intelligence team. Data and analysis from this has been used to produce this fictitious story based on a Wiltshire resident named Christine. The story highlights some of the factors that can impact upon her life currently within the county.
Other local JSNAs
Please see below links to JSNAs produced by Bath & North East Somerset Council and Swindon Borough Council.