Joint Health Overview & Scrutiny Committee - Tuesday, 4th September, 2012 10.00 am

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Welcome and Introductions


Minutes of the Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 104 KB

To approve as an accurate record, and the Chairman to sign the minutes of the meeting held on 02 August 2012.


Declarations of Interest

If a Councillor has a disclosable pecuniary interest in a particular item, whether or not it is entered in the Authority’s register of interests, or any other significant interest which they consider should be declared in the public interest, they should declare the existence and, unless it is a sensitive interest as defined in the Member Code of Conduct, the nature of the interest at the commencement of the consideration of that item or as soon as it becomes apparent.




Main Themes of the Meeting

The main themes of the meeting are:

·        Core change proposals and Centralisation of Care

·        Proposals on Urgent Care Centres and Accident and Emergency provision

·        Impact on Local populations

·        Out of Hospital Care - community and service preparedness

·        Levels of professional support for proposals



Members will receive oral or written evidence from the following expert witnesses: .


Hugo Maskie-Taylor, Medical Director, NHS  Confederation


Dr Ruth Brown, Vice President College of Emergency Medicine and Consultant in Emergency Medicine, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust


Dr Marilyn Plant. Chair of Richmond PEC and Clinical Director for Healthcare for London Unscheduled Care Project


David Archibald, Executive Director for Children and Adults, London Borough of Ealing


Rachel Tyndall, Director of  Strategy and Performance, Better Services Better Value (Statement only)


Local Medical Committees Leads (tbc)         


Brian Jones , Head of Emergency Preparedness, NHS London (Statement only)


Provider Organisations (Summary)


Directors of Social Services (Summary)



Public Consultation: Progress Report


Dates of Next Meetings

Thursday 6 September 2012, 7pm at London Borough of Ealing

Wednesday 26 September 2012, 10am at London Borough of Brent