Health Overview & Scrutiny Committee - Tuesday 31 January 2023 10.00 am

Venue: Council Chamber - Shire Hall, Gloucester. View directions

Contact: Jo Moore (DSU) 

No. Item



To note any apologies for absence


Declarations of Interest

To note any declarations of interest



To confirm the minutes of the meeting held on 6 December 2022


Public Questions

At each meeting of the Health Overview and Scrutiny Committee, there shall be up to 20 minutes set aside for members of the public, (including non-committee members), to make representation at the meeting. The process for submitting a representation to follow Gloucestershire County Council Constitution rules for making representation at public meetings.


The Council’s Constitution states that ‘any person who lives or works in the county, or is affected by the work of the County Council, may make written representation on any matter which relates to an item on the Health Overview and Scrutiny Committee agenda for that meeting’.


Notification of the intention to make representation is required three clear working days before the date of the meeting, (excluding the day of the meeting). Where the person making representation attends the meeting in person, that individual will be invited to address the committee, (3 minutes per representative), to respond to the information provided in a reply to the original representation.


The notification deadline to make representation at the committee meeting on 31 January 2023 is 4.00 pm on Wednesday 25 January 2023.

Scrutiny Items


Ophthalmology pdf icon PDF 64 KB

A presentation on recent developments in the delivery of Ophthalmology Services by NHS Gloucestershire.


Presenting Officers: Kerry O’Hara and Dr Graham Mennie from NHS Gloucestershire and Alun Davies from the Sight Loss Council.

Additional documents:


Gloucestershire Integrated Care Strategy pdf icon PDF 214 KB

A report on the development of Gloucestershire Integrated Care Strategy.

Additional documents:

Information Items


Gloucestershire Integrated Care System (GICS) Performance Report pdf icon PDF 826 KB

An update on the performance of the Gloucestershire Integrated Care System (GICS) in comparison to NHS constitutional and other agreed standards.


NHS Gloucestershire Integrated Care Board (ICB) Report pdf icon PDF 824 KB

A report from the NHS Gloucestershire Integrated Care Board (ICB), known collectively as NHS Gloucestershire. The report to include updates from Integrated Care System (ICS) partners with responsibility for overseeing the day-to-day commissioning and provision of NHS services in Gloucestershire.


The Committee is asked to note Appendix 1 of the report, detailing an extension of changes to maternity services at the Cheltenham General (AVETA) Birthing Unit and at the Stroud Hospital Birth Unit.


Work Plan pdf icon PDF 73 KB

To note the dates of future meetings and to suggest items to include on the committee work plan.


14 March 2023

23 May 2023

11 July 2023

10 October 2023

28 November 2023