Manchester City Council



Health Scrutiny Committee
Tuesday, 8th October, 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 395 KB

To approve as a correct record the minutes of the meeting held on 3 September 2019.

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Suicide Prevention Update pdf icon PDF 588 KB

Report of The Director of Population Health, Nursing and Safeguarding, Manchester Health and Care Commissioning


This report provides the Committee with an update on the paper on suicide prevention submitted in December 2017 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 – 2025.


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2019 Public Health Annual Report pdf icon PDF 113 KB

Report of Director of Public Health/Population Health Consultant in Public Health


As part of the statutory role of the Director of Public Health there is a requirement to produce an annual report on the health of the local population. This report can either be a broad overview of a wide range of public health programmes and activities or have a focus on a particular theme. The 2019 report has a focus on the first 1,000 days of a child’s life, from conception through to the age of 2 years old.



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NHS Long Term Plan pdf icon PDF 412 KB

Report of the Head of Policy and Planning, Manchester Health and Care Commissioning (MHCC), the Head of Operational Finance, MHCC and the Performance Lead, MHCC


This report provides the Committee with information on the NHS Long Term Plan (LTP), published in January 2019, that set out a ten year programme of phased improvements to NHS services and outcomes, including a number of specific commitments to invest the agreed five year revenue settlement.


This has been followed in June 2019 by the publication of the NHS Long Term Plan (LTP) Implementation Framework.


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Overview Report pdf icon PDF 290 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.

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