Joint Health Scrutiny Committee on NSH Response to COVID-19
Wednesday, 1st July, 2020 3.00 pm

Venue: A link to the meeting can be found on the front page of the agenda.. View directions

Contact: Helen Whitby  01305 224187 or Email:


No. Item


Election of Chairman

To elect a Chairman for the Committee.


Declarations of Interest

To receive any declarations of interest.


Term of Reference

To note the following term of reference:-


"To scrutinise the NHS response to COVID-19 across the Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole and Dorset Councils' areas."


Public Participation pdf icon PDF 53 KB

To receive questions or statements on the business of the Committee from town and parish councils and members of the public.


Please note that public speaking has been suspended during the Covid-19 crisis. Each question or statement is limited to no more than 450 words and must be electronically submitted to by the deadline set out below. The question or statement will be read out by an officer of the Council and a response will be sent to the person submitting the question or statement following the meeting.


All questions/statements and the responses will be published in full within the minutes of the meeting.


The deadline for submission of the full text of a question or statement is 8.30am on Monday, 29 June 2020.


COVID-19 pdf icon PDF 33 KB

To receive a briefing from the Director of Public Health.


NHS Response to COVID-19 pdf icon PDF 132 KB

To consider a briefing from the Chief Operating Officer, Dorset Clinical Commissioning Group.


Social Care and Care Homes pdf icon PDF 234 KB

To consider a briefing from the Interim Executive Director for People - Adults, Dorset Council.

Additional documents:


Joint Health Scrutiny Protocol

Members are asked to agree to delegate authority to officers, in consultation with the Chairmen of the Councils' respective health scrutiny committees, to progress a protocol for joint scrutiny of health issues across Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole and Dorset Councils' areas.


Urgent Item

To consider any items of business which the Chairman has had prior notification and considers to be urgent pursuant to section 100B (4) b) of the Local Government Act 1972. The reason for the urgency shall be recorded in the minutes.



Exempt Business

To move the exclusion of the press and the public for the following item in view of the likely disclosure of exempt information within the meaning of paragraph 3 of schedule 12 A to the Local Government Act 1972 (as amended).

The public and the press will be asked to leave the meeting whilst the item of business is considered.