Agenda

Health and Adult Social Care Overview and Scrutiny Committee - Thursday, 12 January 2023 6.30pm

Venue: Meeting Room 9 - Level 3, Gun Wharf, Dock Road, Chatham ME4 4TR. View directions

Contact: Michael Turner, Principal Democratic Services Officer 

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Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies for absence

2.

Record of meeting pdf icon PDF 392 KB

To approve the record of the meeting held on 1 December 2022.

3.

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. 

4.

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 4.

5.

Attendance of the Portfolio Holder for Adults' Services pdf icon PDF 160 KB

This report details the areas covered by the Portfolio Holder for Adults’ Services which fall within the remit of this Committee.

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6.

South East Coast Ambulance Service Update pdf icon PDF 242 KB

This report updates the Committee on the South East Coast Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust, with a focus on the planning and preparation for winter 2022/23, performance across both the 999 and NHS 111 services, the Care Quality Commission recommendations and subsequent Improvement Journey, and ambulance handover delays since the Committee was last updated in March 2022.

 

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7.

Update from Medway NHS Foundation Trust pdf icon PDF 409 KB

The report seeks to update the Committee on progress at Medway NHS Foundation Trust. When the Trust last attended the Committee in August 2022, Members requested more information on staff and finance, and this is included within the report.

 

8.

Kent and Medway Elective Orthopaedic Unit pdf icon PDF 127 KB

This report and appendix deal with a proposal to create a Kent and Medway Elective Orthopaedic unit based on the Maidstone hospital site. The Committee are asked to consider whether this constitutes a substantial variation or development of a health service.

 

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9.

Section 136 Pathway and Health-Based Place of Safety Service Improvement pdf icon PDF 301 KB

This report seeks to inform the Committee of the proposed service improvement to the Section 136 (Mental Health Act 1983, as amended 2007) pathway and health-based places of safety (HBPoS) for the adult population of Kent and Medway.   

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10.

GP Access Task Group - Interim Report pdf icon PDF 137 KB

This report asks the Health and Adult Social Care Overview and Scrutiny Committee to consider the interim report of the GP Access Task Group. 

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11.

Work programme pdf icon PDF 145 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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