Health Overview & Scrutiny Committee - Tuesday 14 March 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 report any declarations of interest.


Minutes pdf icon PDF 114 KB

To confirm the minutes of the Gloucestershire Health Overview and Scrutiny Committee meetings held on: -


6 December 2022

31 January 2023

Additional documents:


Public Representations pdf icon PDF 53 KB

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 follows 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 agenda for that meeting’.


For meetings of the Health, Overview and Scrutiny Committee, 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 the 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 the written response to the original representation.


Please submit any representations for the committee meeting on 14 March 2023 to before 4.00 pm on Wednesday 8 March 2023.


Scrutiny Items


Out of Hours (Practice Plus Group) Service Report pdf icon PDF 1 MB

An update from NHS Gloucestershire on the recent Care Quality Commission (CQC) Inspection of the Practice Plus Group (Out of Hours) Service and actions proposed in response to the publication of the inspection report. Representatives from the CQC will join the meeting via remote access to respond to questions on this item.

Additional documents:


Winter Sustainability and Surge Management Plan 2022/23 Review pdf icon PDF 3 MB

To review performance against the Gloucestershire Urgent and Emergency Care Winter Sustainability Plan 2022-23


To aid the discussion at the meeting, members are encouraged to note the information report published with the agenda and the minutes of the joint committee meeting held on 18 October 2022 in relation to this item. To view the documents for this meeting, please refer to the link on the Gloucestershire County Council here


Presenting Officers: Eve Olivant and Mary Hutton from NHS Gloucestershire



Maternity (Temporary Service Changes) Update pdf icon PDF 189 KB

A verbal update on the extension of temporary service changes to maternity services provided at the Cheltenham General Hospital (AVETA) Birthing Unit and at the Stroud Hospital Birth Unit.


For background details on the extension of temporary service changes, please refer to Appendix 1 of the NHS Gloucestershire Integrated Care Board (ICB) Report, presented at the Health Overview and Scrutiny Committee meeting on 31 January 2023. This is a historic document and was considered by the committee on 31 January 2023. Document attached for information.

Information Items


Gloucestershire Integrated Care System (GICS) Performance Report pdf icon PDF 490 KB

To receive an update on the performance of the Gloucestershire Integrated Care System (GICS) in parallel with NHS constitutional and other agreed standards.


NHS Gloucestershire Integrated Care Board (ICB) Report pdf icon PDF 756 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 responsible for the day-to-day commissioning and provision of NHS services in Gloucestershire.


Work Plan pdf icon PDF 76 KB

To note the dates of future meetings (below) and review items included on the committee work plan (attached).


23 May 2023

11 July 2023

10 October 2023

28 November 2023