Agenda

Health and Social Care Overview and Scrutiny Committee
Wednesday, 20th February, 2019 4.30 pm

Venue: Committee Room 1 - City Hall, Bradford

Contact: Palbinder Sandhu 

Items
No. Item

A. PROCEDURAL ITEMS

1.

ALTERNATE MEMBERS (Standing Order 34)

The City Solicitor will report the names of alternate Members who are attending the meeting in place of appointed Members. 

 

2.

DISCLOSURES OF INTEREST

(Members Code of Conduct - Part 4A of the Constitution)

 

To receive disclosures of interests from members and co-opted members on matters to be considered at the meeting. The disclosure must include the nature of the interest.

 

An interest must also be disclosed in the meeting when it becomes apparent to the member during the meeting.

 

Notes:

 

(1)       Members may remain in the meeting and take part fully in discussion and voting unless the interest is a disclosable pecuniary interest or an interest which the Member feels would call into question their compliance with the wider principles set out in the Code of Conduct.  Disclosable pecuniary interests relate to the Member concerned or their spouse/partner.

 

(2)       Members in arrears of Council Tax by more than two months must not vote in decisions on, or which might affect, budget calculations, and must disclose at the meeting that this restriction applies to them.  A failure to comply with these requirements is a criminal offence under section 106 of the Local Government Finance Act 1992. 

 

(3)       Members are also welcome to disclose interests which are not disclosable pecuniary interests but which they consider should be made in the interest of clarity.

 

(4)       Officers must disclose interests in accordance with Council Standing Order 44.

 

3.

INSPECTION OF REPORTS AND BACKGROUND PAPERS

(Access to Information Procedure Rules – Part 3B of the Constitution)

 

Reports and background papers for agenda items may be inspected by contacting the person shown after each agenda item.  Certain reports and background papers may be restricted. 

 

Any request to remove the restriction on a report or background paper should be made to the relevant Strategic Director or Assistant Director whose name is shown on the front page of the report. 

 

If that request is refused, there is a right of appeal to this meeting. 

 

Please contact the officer shown below in advance of the meeting if you wish to appeal. 

 

(Palbinder Sandhu - 01274 432269)

 

4.

REFERRALS TO THE OVERVIEW AND SCRUTINY COMMITTEE

Any referrals that have been made to this Committee up to and including the date of publication of this agenda will be reported at the meeting.

B. OVERVIEW AND SCRUTINY ACTIVITIES

5.

PRIMARY MEDICAL CARE UPDATE - BRADFORD DISTRICT AND CRAVEN pdf icon PDF 116 KB

Previous reference: Minute 68 (2017/2018)

 

The report of NHS Airedale, Wharfedale and Craven CCG, NHS Bradford City CCG and NHS Bradford Districts CCG (Document “AF”) outlines the initiatives that the CCGs and primary care providers are undertaking to improve the quality of services delivered, which includes access and how they are engaging patients in the process.

 

Recommended –

 

That the Committee:

 

(1)       Receive and note the CCGs’ commitment and actions taken to improve access to appropriate primary medical care services.

 

(2)       Receive and note initiatives that are being developed that will impact the primary medical service offer to residents.

 

(Victoria Wallace – 01274 237524)

6.

STROKE SERVICES - UPDATE pdf icon PDF 96 KB

Previous reference: Minute 66 (2017/2018)

 

The report of NHS Bradford City CCG and NHS Bradford Districts CCG (Document “AG”) outlines the work and progress to date since the last report on the provision of a single hyper-acute stroke unit (HASU) which allows rapid patient access to specialist care and treatment and then transfer to a dedicated stroke unit for rehabilitation once patients are stabilised. The report also detail plans to continue to develop a sustainable, high quality stroke service in the future.

 

Recommended –

 

That the Committee:

 

(1)       Receive, note and acknowledge significant progress made on the Stroke service across Bradford and Airedale.

 

(2)       Support the work underway to establish a single stroke service.

 

(Kath Helliwell - 01274 237735)

 

7.

AUTISTIC SPECTRUM CONDITIONS: ACCESS TO SUPPORT IN BRADFORD AND DISTRICT pdf icon PDF 75 KB

Previous reference: Minute 21 (2018/2019)

 

Document “AH”  sets out a joint response from the Council and NHS to the recommendations made by Healthwatch Bradford and District, presented to the Committee in September 2018, on the experiences of autistic people across the area on accessing support.

 

Recommended –

 

(1)       That the Health and Social Care Overview and Scrutiny Committee endorse the plans to re-establish the Autism Strategy Group who will oversee the delivery of a SMART (specific, measurable, achievable, resourced, timed) action plan that will demonstrate improvements for people with Autism in Bradford.

 

(2)       That a further update report be submitted to the Health and Social Care Overview and Scrutiny Committee to show the progress against the action plan in 12 months’ time.

 

(Jane Wood – 01274 437312)

Additional documents:

8.

HEALTH AND SOCIAL CARE OVERVIEW AND SCRUTINY COMMITTEE WORK PROGRAMME 2018/19 pdf icon PDF 56 KB

The City Solicitor will present the Committee’s Work Programme 2018/19 (Document “AI”).

 

Recommended –

 

That the information in Appendix A of Document “AI” be noted.

 

(Caroline Coombes – 01274 432313)

 

Additional documents: