Health Scrutiny Panel - Tuesday 19th March, 2024 4.30 pm

Venue: Mandela Room, Town Hall, Middlesbrough

Contact: Georgina Moore 

No. Item


Apologies for Absence


Declarations of Interest


Minutes - Health Scrutiny Panel - 19 February 2024 pdf icon PDF 379 KB


Avoidable Deaths and Preventable Mortality - Further Evidence pdf icon PDF 552 KB

Representatives from the NHS North of England Commissioning Support Unit (NECS) and the North East and North Cumbria Integrated Care Board (ICB) will be in attendance to provide:

·        Key data and information held by the NHS/ICB on Middlesbrough’s:

o   leading causes of avoidable deaths (those that are either preventable or treatable); and

o   risk factors for ill health.

·        Information on the role of the NHS and ICB in helping people to make healthier lifestyle choices and treat avoidable illness early on.

·        An overview of the work undertaken by the NHS/ICB to reduce the number of avoidable deaths, e.g. healthcare interventions.

·        Information on evidence-based best practice that could further contribute towards tackling the local population’s major risk factors driving preventable ill health and avoidable deaths.

Additional documents:


Overview and Scrutiny Board - An Update

The Chair will present a verbal update on the matters that were considered at the meetings of the Overview and Scrutiny Board held on 28 February and 6 March 2024.


Any other urgent items which in the opinion of the Chair, may be considered.