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The Joint Strategic Needs Assessment (JSNA) is an assessment of the health and wellbeing needs of the local community.

The JSNA informs the Health and Wellbeing Board’s Health and Wellbeing Strategy. It also informs the strategic plans developed by a range of local stakeholders. Furthermore, it supports the effective commissioning of services by the council and its partners.

The published information in our JSNA is grouped under the five headings in the top task menu and includes:

Population health summary

The Public Health Annual Report 2021/22 provides an overview of population health, covering the key demographic and health characteristics of Portsmouth in 2021/22.

The Office for Health Improvement and Disparities’ Fingertips website Public health profiles – OHID ( provides interactive data profiles for Portsmouth. The website shows this at local authority, Primary Care Network and other levels (e.g. GP Practice Profiles). It includes the Public Health Outcomes Framework (PHOF) which sets out the national high level outcomes we are working to achieve across the public health system. You can explore the Portsmouth data in more detail here Microsoft Power BI

The JSNA is an ongoing process, which we update as more information becomes available. You can send feedback and suggestions about what you would like to see to