Health Scrutiny Panel – 9 February 2017

Chairman:  Cllr Mumby-Croft
Venue:  Function Room 2, Civic Centre, Ashby Road, Scunthorpe
Time:  10 a.m.


1.       Substitutions.
2.       Declarations of disclosable pecuniary interests and personal or personal and prejudicial interests and declarations of whipping arrangements (if any).
3.       To take the minutes of the meeting of the panel held on 13 December 2016 as a correct record and authorise the chairman to sign.
4.       Public speaking requests (if any)
5.       Sexual Health and Wellbeing

(i)          Engagement and outreach – discussion with commissioners and providers
(ii)         Next stages

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 Armiger, Bainbridge, Ellerby and Ogg.

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

383     DECLARATIONS OF DISCLOSABLE PECUNIARY INTERESTS AND PERSONAL OR PERSONAL AND PREJUDICIAL INTERESTS AND DECLARATIONS OF WHIPPING ARRANGEMENTS (IF ANY) – There were no declarations of disclosable pecuniary interests and personal or personal and prejudicial interests.

No whip was declared.

384      MINUTES – Resolved – That the minutes of the proceedings of this panel held on 13 December 2016, having been printed and circulated amongst the members, be taken as read and correctly recorded and signed by the Chairman.

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

386      SEXUAL HEALTH AND WELLBEING – The Chairman welcomed Victoria Gibbs and Susan Twemlow from North Lincolnshire Council, David Pratt, Jill Ladlow and Heather Murray from VirginCare, and Sally Birrell and Lynn Schuller from RDaSH’s School Nursing service, to the meeting.  The Chairman explained that the witnesses had been invited to discuss the engagement and outreach element of their work, to ensure that local people were aware of local services and how they could be accessed.  Following an initial presentation from Jill, a comprehensive discussion took place, covering issues such as engaging at-risk groups, referral pathways, working with schools and colleges, education programmes, and vaccination rates.

Resolved – (a)  That Victoria Gibbs, Susan Twemlow, David Pratt, Jill Ladlow, Heather Murray, Sally Birrell and Lynn Schuller be thanked for their attendance and for answering members’ questions, and (b) that the situation be noted.

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