Health Overview & Scrutiny Committee - Thursday 22 October 2020 10.00 am

Venue: Virtual Meeting - Web ex meeting. View directions

Contact: Jo Moore Email: ( 

No. Item


Apologies for Absence

To note any apologies for absence.


Declarations of Interest

To advise of any pecuniary or personal declarations of interest on matters relating to the agenda.


Minutes pdf icon PDF 174 KB

To confirm the minutes of the meeting held on 15 September 2020


Public Representation

The Gloucestershire Health Overview and Scrutiny Committee is currently piloting an approach whereby members of the public can make representations at committee



At each meeting of the Health Scrutiny Committee, there shall be up to 20 minutes set aside for representations, (3 minutes allocated per member of the public).


Any person who lives or works in the county, or is affected by the work of the County Council, may make a representation on any matter which relates to any item on the Health Overview and Scrutiny Committee agenda for that meeting.


Notification of your intention to attend the meeting and make a representation should be given by 4.00 pm three clear working days before the date of the meeting, (excluding the day of the meeting).


The notification deadline to make representation at the committee meeting on Thursday 22 October 2020 is 4.00 pm on Friday 16 October 2020.


To confirm your request to make a representation, please email Jo Moore on


Please note, this meeting will be held as a remote access meeting, for which it will be necessary to join the meeting by electronic means via the Webex application. An invitation to join the meeting will be provided prior to the meeting. If you have any questions on this process, please include in the email.


Fit for the Future Update pdf icon PDF 678 KB

To consider the proposals and outline plan for consultation relating to the next phase of the  Fit for the Future Programme.


  • Acute Medicine (acute medical take)
  • Gastroenterology inpatient services - medical care for stomach, pancreas, bowel or liver problems
  • General Surgery - conditions relating to the gut. Specifically, emergency general surgery, planned lower gastrointestinal (colorectal) surgery and planned day case surgery 
  • Image Guided Interventional Surgery (IGIS) – where surgeons use instruments with live images to guide the surgery
  • Trauma and Orthopaedic inpatient services (T&O) - diagnosis and treatment of conditions relating to the bones and joints

Additional documents:


Forest of Dean Community Hospital pdf icon PDF 788 KB

To consider the proposals and outline plan for consultation relating to the development of the new community hospital for the Forest of Dean.

Additional documents:


Work Plan

To note the dates of future meetings and suggest items for consideration.


17 November 2020

12 January 2021

2 March 2021

15 June 2021

13 July 2021

14 September 2021

16 November 2021