Joint OSC for the NE & North Cumbria ICS & North & Central ICPs - Monday, 4th July, 2022 1.30 pm

Venue: Bridges Room - Civic Centre. View directions

Contact: Angela Frisby Tel 0191 4332138 

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Appointment of Chair

In line with the terms of reference of the Joint Committee, the Joint Committee is asked to appoint a Chair for the 2022-2023 municipal year.


Appointment of Vice Chair

In line with the terms of reference of the Joint Committee, the Joint Committee is asked to appoint a Vice Chair for the 2022-2023 municipal year.


Protocol / Terms of Reference pdf icon PDF 190 KB

The Joint Committee is asked to endorse the proposed revisions to the Protocol / Terms of Reference arising from the move to a statutory ICS as of 1 July 2022.   


Revised Draft Protocol attached.




Declarations of Interest


Minutes pdf icon PDF 328 KB

The minutes of the meeting of the Joint Committee held on 21 March 2022 are attached for approval.


Update on Next Steps for the ICS

Mark Adams, Area Director for the North, will provide the Joint OSC with an update on this matter.


Oncology Services Briefing pdf icon PDF 124 KB

Briefing attached.


Representatives from NHS England, who are responsible for commissioning oncology services, Newcastle Hospitals, as the provider of these services, and the Northern Cancer Alliance, alongside the newly formed Provider Collaborative, which represents all FTs in the region, will provide the Joint OSC with a presentation on this matter.


Covid Recovery Plan

Matt Brown, Managing Director of the NENC Provider Collaborative, will provide the Joint OSC with an update on this matter


Work Programme 2022-23

The below issues have been rolled forward from the previous work programme to the 2022-23 work programme:-


           Next Steps for ICS (standard item)

           Workforce – Progress Update

           Inequalities – Update

           Emergency Planning

           Progress of the Digital Strategy – (regular updates)


In addition to the above, the below issue has been suggested for inclusion in the programme:-


           Update on ICS Mental Health Collaborative


The views of the Joint OSC are sought on the above and any additional issues it may wish to consider as part of the 2022-23 work programme


Dates and Times of Future Meetings

It is proposed that future meetings of the Joint OSC are held at Gateshead Civic Centre on the following dates and times:-


·        19 Sept 2022 at 1.30pm

·        21 Nov 2022 at 2.30pm

·        23 Jan 2023 at 1.30pm

·        20 March 2023 at 2.30pm



















Gateshead Council

Councillor L Caffrey

Councillor M Hall

Councillor J Wallace


Councillor J Green

Councillor J McCoid

Councillor I Patterson


Newcastle CC

Councillor T Prestwell

Councillor L Ellis

Councillor W Taylor


Councillor Ali Avaei


North Tyneside Council

Councillor J O’Shea

Councillor J Kirwin

Councillor T Mulvenna


Councillor P Richardson

Councillor E Parker-Leonard

Councillor J Shaw


Durham CC

Councillor R Charlton-Laine

Councillor P Jopling

Councillor D Haney

Northumberland CC

Councillor P Ezhilchelvan

Councillor K Nisbet

Councillor V Jones


Councillor B Flux


South Tyneside Council

Councillor G Kilgour

Councillor J G McCabe

Councillor E Malcolm


Sunderland CC

Councillor M Butler

Councillor A Chisnall

Councillor D McDonough