Health Scrutiny Panel – 29 October 2018
Chairman: Cllr Mumby-Croft
Venue: Function Room 1, Civic Centre, Ashby Road, Scunthorpe
Time: 10 a.m.
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2. Declarations of disclosable pecuniary interests and personal or personal and prejudicial interests and declarations of whipping arrangements (if any).
3. Public speaking request (if any).
4. East Midlands Ambulance Service.
4.1 Discussion and questions with senior representatives from the service.
4.2 Next stages (if any).
5. Added item (if any).
6. 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, O’Sullivan, C Sherwood, and Wilson.
The panel met at the Civic Centre, Ashby Road, Scunthorpe.
489 DECLARATIONS OF DISCLOSABLE PECUNIARY INTERESTS AND PERSONAL OR PERSONAL AND PREJUDICIAL INTERESTS AND DECLARATIONS OF WHIPPING ARRANGEMENTS (IF ANY) – Cllr O’Sullivan declared a personal interest as Lead Governor at Rotherham, Doncaster and South Humber NHS Foundation Trust.
No whip was declared.
490 PUBLIC REQUESTS TO SPEAK – There were no requests received.
491 EAST MIDLANDS AMBULANCE SERVICE – UPDATE – The Chairman welcomed Mike Naylor, Director of Finance, and Sue Cousland, General Manager, to the meeting. The Chairman explained that Mike and Sue had been invited to provide a general update to members about the performance of East Midlands Ambulance Trust, and its future direction. Mike and Sue gave a presentation, covering issues such as urgent care transport, collaboration with other ‘blue light’ services, first responders, stroke care, and mental health support. Members asked a number of relevant questions throughout the presentation, with Mike and Sue providing detailed answers.
Resolved – (a) That Mike Naylor and Sue Cousland be thanked for their attendance and for providing answers to members’ questions, and (b) that the situation be noted.
492 ADDED ITEM – There was no added item for consideration at the meeting.