Joint East Berkshire Health Overview and Scrutiny Committee
Wednesday, 2nd February, 2011 7.30 pm
NOTICE OF MEETING
Joint East Berkshire Health Overview & Scrutiny Committee
Wednesday 2 February 2011
Council Chamber, Fourth Floor, Easthampstead House, Bracknell
TO: Members of the Joint East Berkshire Health Overview & Scrutiny Committee
Chairman:Councillor Leake (Bracknell Forest Council)
Bracknell Forest Council: Councillors Shillcock and Virgo
Slough Borough Council: Councillors Plimmer, Sohal and Walsh
Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead: Councillors Ms Evans, Endacott and Napier
Substitute Members of the Committee
Bracknell Forest Council: Councillors Baily, Beadsley and Thompson
Slough Borough Council: Councillors Ms Dodds and Grewal
Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead: Councillors Majeed, Baskerville and Yong
Madeline Diver, Jacky Flynn, Jazz Khan and Councillor Hugh Meares
EMERGENCY EVACUATION INSTRUCTIONS
1. If you hear the alarm, leave the building immediately.
2. Follow the green signs.
3. Use the stairs not the lift.
4. Do not re-enter the building until told to do so.
Contact: Priya Patel
Telephone: 01344 352233
Published: 24 January 2011
1. APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE/SUBSTITUTE MEMBERS
To receive apologies for absence and to note the attendance of any substitute members.
2. DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST
Members are asked to declare any personal or prejudicial interest and the nature of that interest, including the existence and nature of the party whip, in respect of any matter to be considered at this meeting.
3. MINUTES AND MATTERS ARISING
To approve as a correct record the minutes of the meeting of the Joint Committee held on 6 October 2010.
4. URGENT ITEMS OF BUSINESS
Any other items which, pursuant to Section 100B(4)(b) of the Local Government Act 1972, the Chairman decides are urgent.
5. SOUTH CENTRAL STRATEGIC HEALTH AUTHORITY
To meet the Chief Executive of the South Central Strategic Health Authority to discuss:
a) the implementation of the Government’s proposals for NHS reorganisation and;
b) the national and regional health priorities affecting East Berkshire.
6. CONSULTATION ON CHILDREN'S HEART SURGERY
To consider the consultation document on the NHS review of children’s heart surgery services in England.
7. SOUTH CENTRAL AMBULANCE SERVICE
To receive an update from the South Central Ambulance Service on its performance and progress towards Foundation Trust status.
8. OVERVIEW AND SCRUTINY REVIEW OF NHS CAR PARKING CHARGES ACROSS EAST BERKSHIRE
To consider the responses by NHS Berkshire East and Heatherwood and Wexham Park Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, to the report of the Committee’s Working Group which reviewed NHS car parking charges across East Berkshire.
9. UPDATES ON HEALTH SCRUTINY
To receive verbal updates from the Chairmen and Vice Chairmen on health scrutiny at each of the three councils, with reference to the most recent published minutes.
10. COMMITTEE WORK PROGRAMME
To consider the Committee’s work programme for 2001-12, with particular reference to:
a) the Government’s planned dissolution of the Berkshire East Primary Care Trust;
b) the rotation of chairing and officer support for the Committee from Bracknell Forest to the Royal Borough of Windsor and
11. DATE OF NEXT MEETING
The date of the next meeting has yet to be arranged.