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Social and Economic Wellbeing Workstream Report »
All twelve local authority health and scrutiny committees in the North East of England jointly reviewed the health needs of the ex-service community – veterans and their families, carers and dependents. The Joint Committee produced what the Royal British Legion has described as “a comprehensive blueprint” of 47 recommendations which local, regional and national organizations – public and voluntary, military and civil – can use to address health inequalities arising from experience in the armed forces.
East Sussex: response to East Sussex PCTs on creating an NHS Fit for the Future »
East Sussex Health Overview and Scrutiny Committee reponse to East Sussex Primary Care Trusts proposals for maternity, gynaecology and Special Baby Care services in East Sussex
Review of LINk model »
This short scrutiny review aimed to identify the strengths and weaknesses of the Local Involvement Network (LINk) model for patient and public involvement in health and social care, with a view to informing the development of Healthwatch in East Sussex.
The Management of Delayed Transfers of Care in Buckinghamshire »
A delayed transfer of care is when a patient is medically fit to leave hospital but becomes delayed from leaving. This review sought to find out why Buckinghamshire was experiencing longer delays than many of its statistical neighbours.
The Management of Delayed Transfers of Care in Buckinghamshire »
A delayed transfer of care occurrs when a patient is medically fit to leave hospital but becomes delayed from leaving. This review sought to find out why Buckinghamshire was experiencing longer delays than many of its statistical neighbours.
Health and Social Care Scrutiny Commission's Review into Maternity Services and in Particular »
The purpose of the review was to assess the provision of maternity services within Newham
Hounslow and Richmond: hospital acquired infection at West Middlesex University Hospital Trust »
When the local press reported on the extent of cases of Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus (MRSA) at West Middlesex University Hospital (WMUHT), Hounslow and Richmond Health Scrutiny Committees joined forces to examine the situation.
The Health Needs of Newly Migrant Communites »
A review of the health needs of newly migrant communities.
Hounslow: the future of Chiswick Lodge »
The Health and Social Care Panel has a statutory responsibility to scrutinise local NHS bodies. In the light of the potential development of the Chiswick Lodge Hospital, the Panel consulted with key Stadeholders and examined the proposals for the hospital.The findings from this review were put forward to Hounslow PCT to help with reaching their decision in October 2004.* For copies of the appendices please contact the Scrutiny office.
Early Intervention and Re-ablement Services »
To examine and explore early intervention and re-ablement services provided in Hartlepool.
Dignity in Care »
The Health Scrutiny Commission decided to undertake a wide-ranging review looking at dignity in care for older people to review how the services offered to older people in Hackney provide dignity in care.
Measles and Immunisation »
This review aimed to help raise public awareness of the importance of immunisations and identify any reasons for the most recent outbreak, and to gain an understanding of the challenges facing our health service providers in working towards improving the Borough’s low take up rate of immunisations.
Birmingham City Council: Adults with Autism and the Criminal Justice System »
This inquiry is not intended to address all or even most aspects of autism because it would take several years to do that justice. Instead it focuses on minimising the number of adults at or near the high-functioning end of the spectrum who get into trouble with the criminal justice system or are referred inappropriately to secondary mental health services. The aims are to improve the quality of life for them and those who care about them, and potentially to reduce the total cost to the public purse.
LB Richmond: Alcohol Task Group »
This scrutiny report reviews many aspects of alcohol consumption and their immediate and longer-term consequences for the people of this borough. The place of alcohol in enjoyable socialising, and its contribution to Richmond's vibrant leisure economy is clear. At the same time, reducing the health harms and antisocial behaviour associated with excess alcohol consumption can improve the well-being of all and address a considerable financial burden.
Joint Strategic Needs Assessment »
Scrutiny Review of Hartlepool Joint Strategic Needs Assessment Topics
Buckinghamshire: initial report »
The Buckinghamshire Overview and Scrutiny Committee on Health has just completed initial investigations and has just produced its first report
Linconshire: delayed transfers of care »
An in-depth review into the reasons surrounding delayed discharges from hospitals within Lincolnshire.
Richmondshire: GP out of hours service »
The first scrutiny review looked at the effect of GP's opting out of the out of hours service and the outcome was that the residents should be provided with a service at least equal to the one they currently received.
Richmondshire: GP out of hours service - follow-up review »
The second review in December 2004 was requested by North Yorkshire County Council, Scrutiny of Health Committee, who asked that this committee look at the revised operating arrangements for the GP out of hours service in the Dales.
Hackney: child and adolescent mental health services »
A review of the Borough's service provision in respect of Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services.
Hackney: sickle cell and thalassaemia services »
A review of Sickle Cell and Thalassaemia Services in the Borough.
Essex: delayed discharge »
A study into delayed discharge from the five acute hospitals in Essex, Southend and Thurrock with particular focus on older people.
Essex: non-urgent patient transport »
A study of Non-Urgent Patient Transport services for residents of Essex and Thurrock accessing healthcare at hospitals and day clinics.
Birmingham City Council: ‘Let’s keep moving’ – Preventing older people falling in Birmingham »
Our recommendations not only focus on the development of a City wide approach to falls prevention but also encourage individuals to reduce their own risk of falling as they grow older.
Bassetlaw: promoting exercise to encourage healthier lifestyles »
Concerns over health issues within the District prompted the Group to investigate ways in which Bassetlaw District Council is contributing to addressing such issues as obesity and exercise, and whether it could do more to promote healthier lifestyles.