Health and Adult Social Care Scrutiny Committee - Wednesday, 24th February, 2021 10.30 am

Venue: Virtual meeting with restricted public access

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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10.32 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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10.33 am


Minutes of the last meeting of the Committee pdf icon PDF 122 KB

The Committee is asked to agree the minutes of the meeting held on 13 January 2021 (cream paper).

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Outstanding Responses to Recommendations pdf icon PDF 254 KB

The Committee is asked to consider the responses by the West Sussex Clinical Commissioning Group to recommendations made at the 11 November 2020 meeting and by the Covid-19 Task and Finish Group.


The Committee is also asked to consider the response by the Chairman of the West Sussex Health and Wellbeing Board and Cabinet Member for Adults and Health to the recommendations of the Covid-19 Task and Finish Group.

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10.35 am


Improving mental health services for adults and older people in West Sussex pdf icon PDF 119 KB

The Committee will consider the outcome of public consultation on proposals by the West Sussex Clinical Commissioning Group and Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust.

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11.50 am


Forward Plan of Key Decisions pdf icon PDF 178 KB

Extract fromthe ForwardPlan dated 15 February 2021 – attached.


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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12.01 pm


Possible Items for Future Scrutiny

Members to mention any items which they believe to be of relevance to the business of the Scrutiny 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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12.02 pm


Requests for Call-in

There have been no requests for call-in to the Scrutiny 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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12.03 pm


Date of Next Meeting

The next meeting of the Committee will be held virtually on 23 June 2021 at 10.30 am. 


Any member wishing to place an item on the agenda for the meeting must notify the Director of Law and Assurance by 8 June 2021.

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