Health Scrutiny Committee - Wednesday, 8th December, 2021 10.00 am

Venue: Council Chamber, Level 2, Town Hall Extension. View directions

Contact: Lee Walker 

Note: This meeting can be viewed on Vimeo at 

No. Item


Urgent Business

To consider any items which the Chair has agreed to have submitted as urgent.



To consider any appeals from the public against refusal to allow inspection of background documents and/or the inclusion of items in the confidential part of the agenda.



To allow Members an opportunity to [a] declare any personal, prejudicial or disclosable pecuniary interests they might have in any items which appear on this agenda; and [b] record any items from which they are precluded from voting as a result of Council Tax/Council rent arrears; [c] the existence and nature of party whipping arrangements in respect of any item to be considered at this meeting. Members with a personal interest should declare that at the start of the item under consideration.  If Members also have a prejudicial or disclosable pecuniary interest they must withdraw from the meeting during the consideration of the item.


[10.00-10.05] Minutes pdf icon PDF 241 KB

To approve as a correct record the minutes of the meeting held on 10 November 2021.


[10.05-10.20] COVID-19 Update pdf icon PDF 107 KB

Report of the Director of Public Health and Medical Director, Manchester Health and Care Commissioning


The Director of Public Health and Medical Director, Manchester Health and Care Commissioning, will circulate a presentation on the latest available data relating to Manchester COVID-19 rates and the Manchester Vaccination Programme. 



[10.20-11.10] Suicide Prevention Local Plan pdf icon PDF 659 KB

Report of the Director of Public Health and Professor Nav Kapur, University of Manchester


This report provides the Committee with an update on the paper on suicide prevention submitted in December 2019 and specifically reports progress on the delivery of the local Suicide Prevention Plan (2017 - 2019) and on the development of a refreshed plan for 2020 – 2024.


Additional documents:


[11.10 -11.45] The Our Manchester Carers Strategy Update pdf icon PDF 659 KB

Report of the Executive Director of Adult Social Services


This report provides Members with an update on progress to further develop the Our Manchester Carers Strategy since the last update to Health Scrutiny in September 2019. 

Additional documents:


[11.45-12.00] Overview Report pdf icon PDF 276 KB

Report of the Governance and Scrutiny Support Unit


The monthly report includes the recommendations monitor, relevant key decisions, the Committee’s work programme and items for information. The report also contains additional information including details of those organisations that have been inspected by the Care Quality Commission.