HEALTH SCRUTINY COMMITTEE SCRUTINIES 2010/11Updated: 09/06/10
[Amendments and new entries are shown in bold]Topic / Type / Date(s) / Scrutiny
Lead Officer / DSO
Support / Service
Officer / Chairman / Executive
Member / Comments
DQHH2 (Delivering Quality Healthcare for Hertfordshire) / Several years / 16 Sep
27 Jan 2010 / Tom Hawkyard / Laura Shewfelt / Jacqui Bunce / Sally Newton / Richard Smith / Work started in 2008 to look at the changes to Health Care in Hertfordshire.
Seminar to summarise the progress of DQHH implementation HELD
Visit to Hemel Hempstead UCC and LGH - HELD
Stakeholder meeting at QEIIHospital - HELD
Visit to St Albans – HELD
This topic group will be ongoing. The next scrutiny will be on ‘urgent care centres’.
Changes to the Health Service in Hertfordshire following the general Election / Seminar / 30 June 2010 / Natalie Rotherham / Anne Walker / A lunchtime seminar to be held in the Ballroom from 12 noon until 2pm.
Hertfordshire NHS Finances / Seminar / Sept 2010 / Tom Hawkyard / Alan Pond / A lunchtime seminar to update Members. Date to be confirmed
Child Protection: Establish how well key agencies are working together to identify and address risks to unborn babies and children under 2 years / 1 day
2 visits / 26 May 2010
(Lister Hosp; midwifery and A&E)
(social worker assessm’t team) / Natalie Rotherham / Laura Shewfelt / Sue Williams/
Brenda McLaughlin / Roger Beeching / Jane Pitman (Children’s Services)/
Richard Smith (Health) / Completed. Report being prepared.
Quality Accounts - Assessing The Quality Of Health Services / Half day workshop
1 day / 10 March
March/April 2011 / Natalie Rotherham / Laura Shewfelt / Patricia Duncan (WHHT) / N/A / Richard Smith / Workshop HELD
Hertfordshire Partnership Foundation Trust (HPFT) / 1 day / 14 July 2010 / Tom Hawkyard / Laura Shewfelt / Sue Darker / Roger Beeching / Richard Smith / A joint OSC and HSC scrutiny. (A follow-on from the JCPB scrutiny (concluded Dec 2009)).
Practice Based Commissioning and GP Services / (A series of)
1 or 2 days
Scrutiny Starts / Member Seminar 14 Jan
2010 / Natalie Rotherham / Laura Shewfelt / Richard Smith / Member seminar HELD
One/Two days scrutiny per individual element. Scope to be prepared picking up some of issues raised at the PBC Seminar on 14 January.
Health and well being of offenders / 1 or 2 days / Autumn 2010 / TBA / Laura Shewfelt / TBA / Richard Smith
Intermediate Care / 6 months / Autumn 2010 / Natalie Rotherham / Laura shewfelt / TBA / Richard Smith / A Joint OSC and HSC scrutiny.Hospital discharge, step up and step down arrangements and including services to specific groups e.g. dementia sufferers, mental health uses.
Mental wellbeing of returning forces personnel including TA / 1 or 2 days / Winter 2010/11 / Laura Shewfelt / TBA / Richard Smith
Budget Scrutiny / 1 or 2 days / Autumn/Winter 2010/11 / Natalie Rotherham / Laura Shewfelt / Alan Pond / Richard Smith
Learning Disabilities / 6 months / TBA / TBA / Laura Shewfelt / Richard Smith / Service user and carer involvement
Pharmacy / 6 months / TBA / Laura Shewfelt / Richard Smith / Follow on from Practice Based Commissioning
Public Health / TBA / TBA / Laura Shewfelt / Richard Smith / Health has suggested a focus on smoking prevention. Could be a joint scrutiny with districts, other suggestions are Health Education in schools and lack of sexual health provision; and alcohol misuse
Monitoring of Recommendations / Meets quarterly / 7 Oct, 17 Nov,
3 Feb11 May, 9 Sept,
9 Dec / Natalie Rotherham / Laura Shewfelt / Natalie Rotherham / Richard Smith / Ongoing topic group