Manchester City Council



Health Scrutiny Committee
Tuesday, 5th November, 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 233 KB

To approve as a correct record the minutes of the meeting held on 8 October 2019.

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Primary Care Access in Manchester pdf icon PDF 466 KB

Report of Deputy Director, Primary Care Integration, Manchester Health and Care Commissioning


This report updates the Committee on access to Primary Medical Care in Manchester; both in core and also extended hours.


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Healthwatch: Primary Care Access in Manchester pdf icon PDF 105 KB

Report of Healthwatch Manchester


This report aims to present the impact of a previous investigation undertaken by Healthwatch Manchester that was detailed in the report entitled ‘Week Spot? Access to 7 Day GP Service’ published in November 2017.


Health Scrutiny Committee had considered that report at their meeting of 27 February 2018


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Winter Pressures pdf icon PDF 619 KB

Report of The Director of Performance and Quality Improvement, MHCC and Trafford CCG and The Director of Adult Social Services


This paper provides an overview of urgent care winter planning for 2019/20. It contains information on the joint system-wide planning taken across the Manchester urgent care system, the surge and escalation approach taken in order to manage periods of pressure and the resulting impact on key performance targets.


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Overview Report pdf icon PDF 280 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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