Cumbria Health Scrutiny Committee - Monday, 4th October, 2021 10.30 am

Venue: Conference Room A/B, Cumbria House, Botchergate, Carlisle, CA1 1RD.

Contact: Lynn Harker  Email:

No. Item


Election of Vice-Chair

In accordance with the Committee’s Terms of Reference to appoint a Vice?Chair who shall be a District Councillor representative for the ensuing year.  The Vice?Chair shall be appointed by the District Council representatives serving on the Committee.



Apologies for Absence

To receive any apologies for absence.



Membership of the Committee

To note any changes to the membership of the Committee.



Disclosures of Interest

Members are invited to disclose any disclosable pecuniary interest they have in any item on the agenda which comprises


1.         Details of any employment, office, trade, profession or vocation carried on for profit or gain.


2.         Details of any payment or provision of any other financial benefit (other than from the authority) made or provided within the relevant period in respect of any expenses incurred by you in carrying out duties as a member, or towards your election expenses.  (This includes any payment or financial benefit from a trade union within the meaning of the Trade Union and Labour Relations (Consolidation) Act 1992.


3.         Details of any contract which is made between you (or a body in which you have a beneficial interest) and the authority.


            (a)       Under which goods or services are to be provided or works are to be executed; and


            (b)       Which has not been fully discharged.


4.         Details of any beneficial interest in land which is within the area of the authority.


5.         Details of any licence (alone or jointly with others) to occupy land in the area of the authority for a month or longer.


6.         Details of any tenancy where (to your knowledge).


            (a)       The landlord is the authority; and


            (b)       The tenant is a body in which you have a beneficial interest.


7.         Details of any beneficial interest in securities of a body where


            (a)       That body (to your knowledge) has a place of business or land in the area of the authority; and


            (b)       Either –


(i)                 The total nominal value of the securities exceeds £25,000 or one hundredth of the total issued share capital of that body; or


                        (ii)        If that share capital of that body is of more than one class, the total nominal value of the shares of any one class in which the relevant person has a beneficial interest exceeds one hundredth of the total issued share capital of that class.




A “disclosable pecuniary interest” is an interest of a councillor or their partner (which means spouse or civil partner, a person with whom they are living as husband or wife, or a person with whom they are living as if they are civil partners).



Exclusion of Press and Public

To consider whether the press and public should be excluded from the meeting during consideration of any item on the agenda.



Minutes pdf icon PDF 363 KB

To confirm the minutes of the meeting held on 21 July 2021 (copy enclosed).



Committee Briefing Report pdf icon PDF 182 KB

To consider a report by the Strategic Policy and Scrutiny Adviser (copy to follow).


Additional documents:


Impact of COVID 19 Pandemic

To receive verbal updates from the University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Trust and North Cumbria Clinical Commissioning Group.



Update on Health and Care Bill Implementation and Local Government Reform pdf icon PDF 284 KB

To consider a joint report from the Chief Operating Officer - North Cumbria Clinical Commissioning Group and Chief Officer - NHS Morecambe Bay Clinical Commissioning Group (copy enclosed).



Enhanced Network Model of Acute Stroke Care and Rehabilitation in Lancashire and South Cumbria pdf icon PDF 23 KB

To consider a report from Lancashire and South Cumbria Health and Care Partnership (copy enclosed).


Additional documents:

[Lunch Break 12.50 to 1.50 pm]


Update on NHS Dentistry in North Cumbria


NHS England and NHS Improvement pdf icon PDF 264 KB

To receive a presentation from NHS England and NHS Improvement (copy enclosed).


Healthwatch Cumbria pdf icon PDF 211 KB

To consider a report by Healthwatch Cumbria (copy enclosed).


Additional documents:


Rowanwood Ward, Carleton Clinic, Carlisle - Temporary Closure Update pdf icon PDF 188 KB

To consider a report by Cumbria, Northumberland, Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust (copy enclosed).



Ambulance Provision in Alston pdf icon PDF 492 KB

To receive a presentation from the North West Ambulance Service (copy to follow).



Date of Future Meeting

To note that the next meeting of the Committee will be held on Tuesday 7 December 2021 at 10.30 am at County Offices, Kendal.