Greenwich Council


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Apologies for Absence

To receive apologies for absence from Members of the Panel.


Urgent Business

The Chair to announce any items of urgent business circulated separately from the main agenda.


Declarations of Interest pdf icon PDF 37 KB

Members to declare any personal and financial interests in items on the agenda.  Attention is drawn to the Council’s Constitution; the Council’s Code of Conduct and associated advice.

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Minutes pdf icon PDF 66 KB

Members are requested to confirm as an accurate record the Minutes of the meeting held on 25th April 2019.


No motion or discussion may take place upon the Minutes except as to their accuracy, and any question on this point will be determined by a majority of the Members of the body attending who were present when the matter in question was decided.  Once confirmed, with or without amendment, the person presiding will sign the Minutes.


Cabinet Member Report pdf icon PDF 268 KB

The panel is requested to note and consider the Cabinet Member’s Report on the council’s public health functions, the resources dedicated to carrying out these functions and the areas of spend currently prioritised by the council.


Work Programme Schedule 2019-20 pdf icon PDF 43 KB

The Panel is asked to agree the attached schedule for the Healthier Communities and Adult Social Care Scrutiny Panel (HCASC) work programme for 2019/20.

The Panel is asked to note and agree to attend the Children and Young People Scrutiny Panel on 4 July 2019 to take part in the pre-decision scrutiny of the CAMHS service.

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Heath & Wellbeing Strategy pdf icon PDF 72 KB

This report provides an update on progress in the refresh of the Greenwich Health and Wellbeing Strategy (2019-2024).


Scrutiny panel members are requested to consider and comment on the progress to date in the refresh of the strategy.

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Performance Report pdf icon PDF 443 KB

This report provides an update on key Public Health outcomes. The Healthier Communities and Adult Social Care Scrutiny Panel is requested to examine and consider the information and format on the selected indicators.


At the March 2019 Panel meeting, Members identified a specific concern in relation to the relatively low level of female life expectancy in the Borough. This report therefore takes a specific look at the factors that may be contributing to this situation.


Social Prescribing pdf icon PDF 716 KB

The Panel is requested to: 


·          Consider the progress made in relation to the development of the Live Well Greenwich Prevention System and continue to champion the prevention at scale approach for Greenwich.

·          Note the current delivery of social prescribing in Greenwich and proposals for expansion.

·          Note areas for future development including opportunities to develop social prescribing within the Primary Care Networks. 


Action Monitoring pdf icon PDF 48 KB

The Panel isrequested to note that future meetings will include a report to monitor that actions raised by the Panel have been completed.