New report shows public services are helping to support people of all ages in Swansea

Essential public services that help support people of all ages in Swansea continue to be strengthened, according to a new report.

In its annual report, the Swansea Public Services Board highlights the progress made by public sector organizations in supporting children and families, improving health and protecting the environment, and live and age well.

Cllr Andrea Lewis (pictured above), Cabinet Member of the Swansea Council for Service Transformation, chairs the PSB in Swansea, whose members include other public service bodies such as the fire and rescue services , the Board of Health and Natural Resources Wales.

Cllr Lewis said: “Our vision is to work together to make Swansea a thriving place, where our natural environment is valued and cared for and where everyone can have the best start in life, get a good job, live well, live well. to get old. and have every chance to be healthy, happy, safe and at their best.

“This year the PSB has undertaken major research into wellbeing in Swansea, this will help us to ask the people of Swansea and our partners to identify and work towards targets for our 2023 plan.

“As the report shows, exciting work is underway to improve early years services for our children and make Swansea an even better place to live and where people age well.

“Member organizations continue to change the way they work to improve biodiversity and reduce their carbon footprint and we are all working to strengthen our communities so people are proud of where they live and have a sense of belonging.

“Please take the time to read this year’s report and see how public bodies are making a positive difference to the lives of people in Swansea.

“We welcome feedback and ideas for additional improvements to help us plan for the next five years.”

The Public Services Board is a statutory body and its principal members are the Swansea Bay University Health Board, Natural Resources Wales, Mid and West Wales Fire Service and Swansea Council.

To find out more about the Public Services Board and its role in supporting Swansea communities, go to: https://www.swansea.gov.uk/psb

You can also contact your Public Services Board coordinator directly by email at: [email protected]