Decision details

Response from Corporate Director to Scrutiny Review – Sight Loss Services

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes


Cabinet are asked to consider the response of the Corporate Director, Health and Care Services to the recommendations made by the Health Scrutiny Committee on Sight Loss services


The Assistant Director – Health and Wellbeing/Director of Public Health thanked the Vice Chair for the work of Task Group in reviewing Sight Loss Services which was a significant issue and timely given the development of a draft Cumbria Vision Strategy.  Following the one day review event held in September 2014, at which evidence was taken from a wide range of stakeholders a number of recommendations were made.  The report responded positively to the recommendations of Scrutiny and with the exception of recommendation 4 which was partially supported all five other recommendations were supported fully as set out in the response.


RESOLVED,that recommendations 1, 2, 3, 5 and 6 be supported and recommendation 4 be partially supported at this time and that the comments in relation to recommendation 4 be noted.


Report author: Claire King

Publication date: 10/02/2015

Date of decision: 05/02/2015

Decided at meeting: 05/02/2015 - Cabinet

Effective from: 18/02/2015

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