Health Scrutiny Panel - Monday 19th February, 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 - 16 January 2024 pdf icon PDF 362 KB


Opioid Dependency - What Happens Next? - An Update pdf icon PDF 168 KB

In 2021, the Executive had considered the Health Scrutiny Panel’s final report on Opioid Dependency - What Happens Next? and approved the action plan responding to the Scrutiny Panel’s recommendations.


The Head of Health Inclusion for Public Health South Tees will be in attendance to provide an update on the progress made with implementing the recommendations and an update on the current in-house Substance Misuse Clinical Prescribing Service, including:


·        an overview of how the service was planned, developed and implemented safely, in conjunction with relevant partners and stakeholders;

·        information on service demand (both previously at Foundations and for the in-house service); and

·        an outline of opportunities, benefits and challenges associated with service delivery.


Avoidable Deaths and Preventable Mortality - Terms of Reference pdf icon PDF 184 KB

The Scrutiny Panel will be asked to consider, discuss and agree the Terms of Reference for the review.


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 18 January and 7 February 2024.


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