Health and Adult Social Care Select Committee
Wednesday, 27th November, 2019 10.30 am

Venue: County Hall, Chichester

Contact: Rob Castle on 033 022 22546  Email:

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10.30 am


Declarations of Interest

Members and officers must declare any pecuniary or personalinterest in any business on the agenda. They should also make declarations at any stage such an interest becomes apparent during the meeting. Consideration should be given to leaving the meeting if the nature of the interest warrants it.  If in doubt please contact Democratic Services before the meeting.

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10.31 am


Urgent Matters

Items not on the agenda which the Chairman of the meeting is of the opinion should be considered as a matter of urgency by reason of special circumstances, including cases where the Committee needs to be informed of budgetary or performance issues affecting matters within its terms of reference, which have emerged since the publication of the agenda.

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10.32 am


Minutes of the last meeting of the Committee pdf icon PDF 174 KB

The Committee is asked to agree the minutes of its meeting held on 26 September (cream paper).

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10.34 am


Responses to Recommendations pdf icon PDF 129 KB

The Committee is asked to note the responses to recommendations made at its 26 September meeting from the Cabinet Member for Adults & Health.

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10.35 am


Forward Plan of Key Decisions pdf icon PDF 226 KB

Extract fromthe ForwardPlan dated 15 November.


Anextract fromanyForwardPlan publishedbetween the date of despatchof the agenda and the date of the meetingwill be tabled at the meeting.


The Committee is asked to consider whetheritwishes to enquireinto any of the forthcoming decisions withinits portfolio.

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10.45 am


West Sussex Winter Plan pdf icon PDF 123 KB

Report by West Sussex Clinical Commissioning Groups.


The report outlines the winter plans for the health and social care systems across West Sussex.

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11.45 am


South East Coast Ambulance Service Update pdf icon PDF 2 MB

Report by South East Coast Ambulance NHS Foundation Trust which updates the Committee on progress made by the Trust since the November 2018 Care Quality Commission inspection that judged it required improvement.


The report also includes an update on 999 performance.

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12.45 pm


Housing Related Support pdf icon PDF 68 KB

Report by the Executive Director Adults and Health regarding Housing Related Support contracts.

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1.15 pm


Local Assistance Network Task & Finish Group pdf icon PDF 97 KB

Letter from the Chairman of the Task & Finish Group to the Cabinet Member for Adults and Health.


The letter informs the Cabinet Member of the Task & Finish Group’s thoughts and recommendations.

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1.25 pm


Possible Items for Future Scrutiny

Members to mention any items which they believe to be of relevance to the business of the Select Committee, and suitable for scrutiny, e.g. raised with them by constituents arising from central government initiatives etc.


If any member puts forward such an item, the Committee’s role at this meeting is just to assess, briefly, whether to refer the matter to its Business Planning Group (BPG) to consider in detail.

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1.27 pm


Requests for Call-in

There have been no requests for call-in to the Select Committee and within its constitutional remit since the date of the last meeting.  The Director of Law and Assurance will report any requests since the publication of the agenda papers.

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1.28 pm


Date of Next Meeting

The next meeting of the Committee will be held on 15 January at 10.30 am at County Hall, Chichester.  Probable agenda items include:


·         Proposals to improve mental health services in West Sussex


Any member wishing to place an item on the agenda for the meeting must notify the Director of Law and Assurance by 30 December 2019.

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