Health and Adult Social Care Overview and Scrutiny Committee - Tuesday, 16 June 2020 6.30pm

Venue: Virtual Meeting

Contact: Jon Pitt, Democratic Services Officer 

Note: Please note that any member of the press and public may follow proceedings at this ‘virtual’ meeting via a weblink which will be set out below ahead of the meeting. 


No. Item


Apologies for absence


Election of Chairman

To elect a Chairman of the Committee for the 2020/21 municipal year.



Election of Vice-Chairman

To elect a Vice-Chairman of the Committee for the 2020/21 municipal year.



Record of meeting pdf icon PDF 130 KB

To approve the record of the meeting held on 12 March 2020.


Urgent matters by reason of special circumstances

The Chairman will announce any late items which do not appear on the main agenda but which he/she has agreed should be considered by reason of special circumstances to be specified in the report. 


Disclosable Pecuniary Interests or Other Significant Interests and Whipping pdf icon PDF 471 KB

Members are invited to disclose any Disclosable Pecuniary Interests or Other Significant Interests in accordance with the Member Code of Conduct.  Guidance on this is set out in agenda item 6.




Medway NHS Foundation Trust (MFT) Progress Report and Improvement Priorities pdf icon PDF 142 KB

The report at Appendix 1 provides an update on progress since the Trust last attended the Committee in August 2019, with there being a particular focus on the impact of Covid-19 and the Care Quality Commission’s (CQC) inspection report that was published on 30 April 2020.

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Covid-19 Support to Care Homes pdf icon PDF 248 KB

This report providers a summary of relevant data and intelligence and the support provided to care homes to date as well as a copy of a letter and care home support plan submitted to the Minister of Care on 29 May 2020.

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Work programme pdf icon PDF 149 KB

This item advises Members of the current work programme and allows the Committee to adjust it in the light of latest priorities, issues and circumstances. It gives Members the opportunity to shape and direct the Committee’s activities over the year. 

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