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Progress Report

Meeting: 23/09/2022 - Health, Care and Wellbeing Scrutiny Committee (Item 18)

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This report provides a brief summary update on issues previously considered by the Health, Care and Wellbeing Scrutiny Committee, including responses to information requests made by the committee, updates on resolutions made by the committee, including reports and recommendations to the executive and the executive response and executive decision made in respect of scrutiny reports and recommendations.


The Statutory Scrutiny Officer advised that this would be a standing agenda item to provide updates on matters previously considered by the committee.


Referring to minute 8 of 22 July 2022, it was reported that an informal meeting had been held with the Vice-Chairperson of the committee and representatives of the Task and Finish Group, and a further iteration of the report on ‘The impact of the intensive poultry industry on human health and wellbeing’ would be reported to a future meeting.


Committee members requested that the Annual Work Plan feature as an appendix to progress report going forward.  The following adjustments to the plan were identified:


·             The Chairperson requested a briefing note on dementia provisioning, with the potential to expand the scope of the agenda item on Domiciliary and Residential Care in Herefordshire (6 March 2023) to include this topic.


·             A committee member requested that the scope of the agenda item on ‘Access to council wellbeing services – signposting’ (23 January 2023) be expanded to include the provision made for, and communications with, employees of the council.


It was requested that the progress report feature as an earlier item in future agenda.


A committee member requested that the Chairperson update committee members on budget scrutiny for 2023/24 in due course, particularly given the emerging pressures in the Community Wellbeing Directorate.




That the progress report be noted.