Manchester City Council



Health Scrutiny Committee
Tuesday, 3rd September, 2019 2.00 pm

Venue: Council Antechamber, Level 2, Town Hall Extension

Contact: Lee Walker 

Webcast: View the webcast

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Urgent Business

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

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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.

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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.

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Minutes pdf icon PDF 148 KB

To approve as a correct record the minutes of the meeting held on 16 July 2019.

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Discussion Item: Pride in Practice pdf icon PDF 4 MB

The Committee have invited representatives from the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans (LGBT) Foundation to discuss their Pride in Practice project.


Pride in Practice is a quality assurance and social prescribing service that strengthens and develops primary care services relationships with their LGBT patients within the local community.


The report entitled ‘Ten Stories from Ten Boroughs - a celebration of Pride in Practice throughout Greater Manchester’ has been provided for information.

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Our Manchester Carers Strategy pdf icon PDF 751 KB

Report of the Executive Director of Adult Services


This report provides Members with an update on progress to implement Our Manchester Carers Strategy since the last update to Health Scrutiny in July 2018.  It sets out what progress has been made in respect of additional funding to implement a bold and ambitious offer to improve the lives of Manchester Carers.  This report will also include an overview of the new governance arrangements that have been put in place, how we will work together with Manchester Carers Network to design and deliver new services for Carers, including an improved statutory Carers’ assessment process to reduce waiting lists.


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Annual Report of Manchester Safeguarding Adult Board April 2018 - March 2019 pdf icon PDF 302 KB

Report of the Executive Director of Adult Services and Former Independent Chair of Manchester Safeguarding Children Board


This is a covering report providing an overview of Manchester Safeguarding Adults Board Annual Report which is for the period from April 2018 - March 2019. This document reports on the work of the partnership.


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Overview Report pdf icon PDF 327 KB

Report of the Governance and Scrutiny Support Unit


This report includes a summary of key decisions that are within the Committee’s remit as well as an update on actions resulting from the Committee’s recommendations. The report also includes the Committee’s work programme, which the Committee is asked to amend or agree as appropriate. 


The report also contains additional information including details of those organisations that have been inspected by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) within Manchester since the Health Scrutiny Committee last met.


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