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Apologies for Absence

Apologies for absence and notification of substitute members


Minutes pdf icon PDF 77 KB

To approve as a correct record the Minutes of the meeting of the Social Care Health and Housing Overview and Scrutiny Committee held on 26 November and 14 May 2018 and to note actions taken since that meeting.

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Members' Interests

To receive from Members any declarations of interest and of any political whip in relation to any agenda item.


Chairman's Announcements and Communications

To receive any announcements from the Chairman and any matters of communication.



To receive petitions from members of the public in accordance with the Public Participation Procedure as set out in Part 4G of the Constitution.


Questions, Statements or Deputations

To receive any questions, statements or deputations from members of the public in accordance with the Public Participation Procedure as set out in Part 4G of the Constitution.



To consider any decision of the Executive referred to this Committee for review in accordance with Part 4D of the Constitution. 


Requested Items

To consider any items referred to the Committee at the request of a Member in accordance with Part 4D of the Constitution.


Executive Members' Update


To receive a brief verbal update from:-

·         the Executive Member for Adult Social Care and Housing Operations

·         the Executive Member for Health and

·         The Executive Member for Assets and Housing Development.


Part A: External & NHS matters

To review and scrutinise any matters relating to the planning, provision and operation of health services in Central Bedfordshire commissioned by the NHS or external organisations (such as the Clinical Commissioning Group).





Phlebotomy Service update pdf icon PDF 86 KB


To consider and comment on an update on the change to phlebotomy services to residents in Central Bedfordshire.



Community Health Services in Central Bedfordshire pdf icon PDF 86 KB


The new Community Health Services (CHS) contract, commissioned by Bedfordshire CCG, Bedford Borough, Central Bedfordshire and Public Health started on 1st April 2018.   East London Foundation Trust (ELFT) in partnership with Cambridgeshire Community Services (CCS) are delivering an outcomes based contract, which includes children’s and adult community services.


The report updates the Committee on the delivery of services to residents through the new contract.


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Mental Health Services Update pdf icon PDF 197 KB


The purpose of this paper is to provide an update to the Overview and Scrutiny Committee on the progress made with the inpatient beds review in Bedfordshire, and provide an update on the work being undertaken to improve crisis care services.


Dunstable Health Hub Consultation Proposal pdf icon PDF 79 KB



To consider and comment on the proposal to create a Dunstable Care Hub and the implications for primary care services in the area.



Joint Accountable Officer Clinical Commissioning Groups


The Committee will be introduced to the new Joint Account Officer for Bedfordshire, Luton and Milton Keynes Clinical Commissioning Groups.


Part B: Public Health, Social Care & Housing matters

To review and scrutinise any matters that fall within the remit of the Council’s Social Care, Health and Housing or Public Health Directorates.





Integration of Health and Social Care in Central Bedfordshire. pdf icon PDF 56 KB


The report updates Members on the progress made by officers in addressing the recommendations of the SCHH OSC, following its enquiry into the Integration of Health and Social Care in Central Bedfordshire, Phase I and Phase II.



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Work Programme 2018/19 and Executive Forward Plan pdf icon PDF 63 KB


The report provides Members with details of the currently draft Committee work programme and the latest Executive Forward Plan.


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