Venue: Virtual Meeting

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Link: video link to the meeting

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Election of Deputy Chairman for 2020/21

To elect a Deputy Chairman for 2020/21. Members are advised that the Constitution stipulates that the Deputy Chairman is to be drawn from the District Councillors serving on the Joint Committee.



Apologies for Absence and Temporary Appointments


Declarations of Interest - see guidance note on the back page


Minutes pdf icon PDF 276 KB

To approve the minutes of the meeting held on 6 February 2020 (JHO4a) and to receive information arising from them.


For ease of reference when considering the Matters Arising from the minutes, a list of actions is attached at the end of the minutes (JHO4b).


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Speaking to or Petitioning the Committee

This meeting will be held virtually in order to conform with current guidelines regarding social distancing. Normally requests to speak at this public meeting are required by 9 am on the day preceding the published date of the meeting. However, during the current situation and to facilitate these new arrangements we are asking that requests to speak are submitted by no later than 9am four working days before the meeting i.e. 9 am on 22 June 2020. Requests to speak should be sent to  together with a written statement of your presentation to ensure that if the technology fails then your views can still be taken into account. A written copy of your statement can be provided no later than 9 am 2 working days before the meeting.


Where a meeting is held virtually and the addressee is unable to participate virtually their written submission will be accepted.


Written submissions should be no longer than 1 A4 sheet.



Forward Plan pdf icon PDF 237 KB



The Committee’s Forward Plan (JHO6) is attached for consideration.



Covid-19 Response



An overview of the approach and impact of the virus on health services and health partners.


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Oxfordshire Clinical Commissioning Group: Key & Current Issues pdf icon PDF 172 KB



This paper (JHO8) aims to provide the Oxfordshire Joint Health and Overview Scrutiny Committee with an update on:

·         BOB ICS

·         OX12 Project

·         Merger of Horsefair Surgery and Banbury Health Centre

·         Windrush Branch Surgery

·         OCCG Annual Report


Proposed changes for health scrutiny pdf icon PDF 236 KB



This paper (JHO9) outlines proposed changes to the health scrutiny arrangements in Oxfordshire for consideration by the Oxfordshire Joint Health Overview and Scrutiny Committee (HOSC). The changes seek to ensure health scrutiny is appropriate and effective according to the scale and geography concerned.



Oxfordshire Health and Wellbeing Board Annual Report pdf icon PDF 395 KB



This report gives information on the activity and development of the Oxfordshire Health and Wellbeing Board in 2019-20.







Oxford University Hospitals Quality Report pdf icon PDF 1 MB



The presentation reports on progress against Quality Priorities 19/20 and Priorities for 20/21.



Oxford Health Quality Report



This will be a presentation on progress against stated priorities from Oxford Health Foundation Trust.


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COVID-19 vaccine development



This item will cover:

·         The history which led to the Oxford Vaccine Group to lead the trials

·         Information on the vaccine trials

·         How Oxfordshire residents benefit from these (both now and in the future)

·         How HOSC can help and support the work in future.


Healthwatch Report pdf icon PDF 138 KB



Healthwatch Oxfordshire will report on the views gathered on health care in Oxfordshire.



Chairman’s Report pdf icon PDF 385 KB



This report (JHO16) includes an update on the impact of Covid-19.


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