Reviewing services provided to local people
This Committee scrutinises the planning, provision and operation of health services in Islington and looks at the performance of local health providers. It carries out reviews of the council's policies, performance and procedures and can also look at how external organisations, such as local GP practices, provide services to local people. It has the right to make recommendations on matters which affect the health and wellbeing of Islington residents and carries out the functions of an overview and scrutiny committee in respect of matters relating to the Public Health Directorate or to Adult Social Services. It also fulfils the Council’s statutory requirement to scrutinise health matters other than the power to make referrals to the secretary of state which can only be referred via a recommendation to full Council.
Members of the Health and Wellbeing Board should not be appointed to this committee. The Committee have chosen to appoint a non-voting co-opted member representing Islington Healthwatch.
council has the following review committees: Policy and Performance
Scrutiny Committee (which has overall responsibility for scrutiny
and the work programme), Children’s Services Scrutiny
Committee, Health and Care Scrutiny Committee, Housing Scrutiny
Committee and Environment and Regeneration Scrutiny
If you have any questions please contact:
Telephone: 020 7527 3252
Support officer: Peter Moore. 020 7527 3252