Committee details

Healthy and Safe Communities Scrutiny Panel

Purpose of committee

· To scrutinise service provision, policies and strategies of the Council, local health services, and the police, including, but not limited to, Health, Public health, Adult social care, Adults Safeguarding, Mental Health, Acute services, Primary Care, emergency services, Crime and Community Safety.

· Respond to consultations by NHS bodies.

· Receive notifications from the NHS bodies in relation to proposals for substantial variations to service provision.

· To drive improvement and provide constructive challenge.

· To represent the voices and concerns of residents and users of services.