Health Scrutiny Panel – 6 June 2016

Chairman:  Councillor Mumby-Croft
Venue:  Function Room 1, Civic Centre, Ashby Road, Scunthorpe
Time:  2 pm


1.  Substitutions.

2.  Declarations of disclosable pecuniary interests and personal or personal and prejudicial interests and declarations of whipping arrangements (if any).

3.  Public speaking requests (if any).

4.  North Lincolnshire Clinical Commissioning Group

4.1  Discussion with Liane Langdon, Chief Officer
4.2   Next stages (if any)

5.  Health Scrutiny Panel

5.1  Terms of Reference and Membership of the Health Scrutiny Panel
5.2  Future Dates of the Health Scrutiny Panel
5.3  Training Requirements
5.4  Future Work Programme and Priorities

6.  Added item (if any).

7.  Any other items which the Chairman decides are urgent by reason of special circumstances which must be specified.


PRESENT:-   Councillor Mumby-Croft in the Chair.

Councillors Carlile (Vice-Chair), Armiger, Ellerby and Ogg.

The panel met at the Civic Centre, Ashby Road, Scunthorpe.

353  DECLARATIONS OF DISCLOSABLE PECUNIARY INTERESTS AND PERSONAL OR PERSONAL AND PREJUDICIAL INTERESTS AND DECLARATIONS OF WHIPPING ARRANGEMENTS (IF ANY) – Cllr Ogg declared a personal interest as he had relatives working for Northern Lincolnshire & Goole NHS Foundation Trust.  Cllr Armiger declared a personal interest as a former Governor of Rotherham, Doncaster and South Humber NHS Foundation Trust.  No whip was declared.

354  PUBLIC REQUESTS TO SPEAK– There were no requests received.

355  NORTH LINCOLNSHIRE CLINICAL COMMISSIONING GROUP – The Chairman welcomed Liane Langdon, Chief Officer, North Lincolnshire Clinical Commissioning Group to the meeting.  The Chairman explained that Liane was relatively new to post and had requested to meet with the panel to update members on a number of issues.

Liane updated the panel on progress with the Healthy Lives, Healthy Futures programme and the future move towards an Accountable Care model.  This covered how services would build upon the existing Care Networks, funding and governance arrangements, and steps to improve quality and safety.  The panel asked relevant questions throughout, including on issues such as GP involvement, specialist care, finances, and the pace of implementing Healthy Lives, Healthy Futures.

Liane then informed members of a forthcoming submission to agree a Sustainable Transformation Plan with a number of other Clinical Commissioning Groups in the Yorkshire and Humber region.  This included discussion of mental health planning and provision, acute care and services for those with a learning disability.

Resolved – (a)  That Liane Langdon be thanked for their attendance and for answering members’ questions, and (b) that the situation be noted.

356  HEALTH SCRUTINY PANEL – The Director of Policy and Resources briefed members on the Health Scrutiny Panel’s Terms of Reference, membership and future dates.The Chairman invited members to consider future training requirements, before discussing potential issues for inclusion in the panel’s work programme for 2016/17.

Resolved – (a)  That the situation be noted, and (b) that members give consideration to possible training requirements and future work priorities, passing suggestions to the Director of Policy and Resources.

357  ADDED ITEM – There was no added item for consideration at the meeting.