Northumberland Tyne & Wear & North Durham STP Health Scrutiny Committee
Monday, 26th November, 2018 2.00 pm

Venue: Civic Centre Gateshead

Contact: Angela Frisby Tel 0191 4332138 

No. Item




Declarations of Interest


Minutes pdf icon PDF 145 KB

The minutes of the meeting of the Joint Committee held on 24 September 2018 are attached for approval.


Matters Arising from the Minutes


Mental Health Workstream - Progress Update

Gail Kay, Mental Health Programme Lead will provide the Joint Committee with a presentation on this issue.


Update on Communications and Engagement / Empowering Communities

Mary Bewley, Head of Communications and Engagement, North East Commissioning Support will provide the Joint Committee with a verbal update on this issue.


Draft Work Programme for 2018 - 19

Meeting Date


21 January 2018

·         Acute Services

·         Update on Workforce ( Incl. info from Dr Groen)

·         NEAS

25 March 2019

·         Prevention – Progress Update

·         Care Closer to Home



KONP NE - Petition and Card

Mr John Whalley, Co-ordinator, Keep Our NHS Public (KONP) North East, will present the following two items to the Joint Committee:-


A petition from people across the region outlining the requirement that any future changes to health services in the NE are designed to maximise  health and wellbeing and are not financially driven.


A large scale card which contains hundreds of messages from people across the NE, which sets out the wishes of individuals regarding healthcare at the time of the NHS 70 birthday.