Agenda and draft minutes

North Central London Sector Joint Health Overview and Scrutiny Committee - Friday, 16th January, 2015 10.00 am

Venue: Council Chamber, Civic Centre, Silver Street, Enfield, EN1 3XA. View directions

Contact: Andy Ellis 

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MINUTES OF THE MEETING OF THE North Central London Sector Joint Health Overview and Scrutiny Committee HELD ON FRIDAY 16 JANUARY 2015



MEMBERS: Councillors Alev Cazimoglu and Anne-Marie Pearce (LB Enfield), Alison Cornelius and Graham Old (LB Barnet), Alison Kelly (LB Camden), Gideon Bull and Pippa Connor (LB Haringey), Jean-Roger Kaseki and Martin Klute (LB Islington)


Officers: Andy Ellis, Jane Juby (LB Enfield), Rob Mack (LB Haringey)



Also Attending: Dr Josephine Sauvage (Islington CCG), Clare Henderson (Islington CCG/LB Islington), Deborah Sanders and Andrew Panniker (Royal Free), Graham McDougall (Enfield CCG), Dr Samit Shah (Clinical Lead – NHS 111 Governance, North Central London CCGs), Alison McMilan (NHS England), Emma Whitby (Healthwatch Islington), Four Members of a Deputation – Defend Haringey Health Services Coalition and 38 Degrees.


Approximately 12 members of the public.





Apologies for absence were received from Cllr Klute.


Condolences were expressed to the family of Cllr Brayshaw.




None declared.


3.            URGENT BUSINESS


Cllr Cazimoglu requested an update on the current position regarding A&Es in all hospitals in the five Boroughs and what plans were in place to address the significant demand and pressure on these services.


It was proposed that a letter be written to the relevant Trusts to request an urgent update and details of any Action Plans.  Cllr Bull confirmed that he would co-ordinate this with colleagues ACTION: Cllr Bull.


4.            MINUTES


The Minutes of the meeting held on 21 November 2014 were APPROVED subject to any amendments put forward by Cllr Cornelius.


5.            INTEGRATED CARE


Dr Josephine Sauvage, Clinical Lead for Integrated Care, Islington CCG and Clare Henderson, Programme Director Integrated Care, gave a presentation, the key points of which were as follows:


  • Integrated Care in Islington was the culmination of a significant body of work in this area over the last 10 years.
  • Multi-Disciplinary Teams had been created which looked to support people at home for longer and to help create a better quality of life.
  • Care Co-ordinators worked in communities supported by the MDTs.  Care Co-ordinators were able to liaise directly with GPs and also refer people to voluntary organisations nearby.
  • In turn Care Co-ordinators had felt that they had gained new skills, and were less professionally isolated.
  • The film ‘Maggie and Rose’ outlined a case study which demonstrated how Integrated Care worked.  The link would be emailed to colleagues ACTION: Dr Sauvage.
  • Islington had gained ‘Pioneer Status’ for its person centred approach.  Pioneer status was a ‘support system enabler’ and provided coaching and mentoring to senior staff to help create the right system of leadership to deliver integrated care into the future.
  • The ‘Integrated Care Journey’ demonstrated how LB Islington had implemented its programme; the voice of staff and patients had been essential in its development and there had been a testing and learning approach which had taken time to work through.
  • A key issue identified was that services had been too fragmented; GPs had commented  ...  view the full minutes text for item 1.