Venue: Virtual meeting

Contact: Colm Ó Caomhánaigh, Tel 07393 001096  Email:

Link: video link to the meeting

No. Item


Apologies for Absence and Temporary Appointments


Declarations of Interest - see guidance note on the back page


Minutes pdf icon PDF 426 KB

To approve the minutes of the meeting held on 25 June 2020 (JHO3a) 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 (JHO3b).


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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 Friday 18 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 236 KB



The Committee’s Forward Plan is attached for consideration.


County-wide community services



A statement from Oxford Health NHS FT on its proposals to progress a strategic development and quality improvement plan for its community services across Oxfordshire (including services at Wantage Community Hospital/OX12).


System-wide update on the COVID-19 response and recovery pdf icon PDF 788 KB



This item will provide a report on the key issues for the Oxfordshire system. Update including:


·         Some key learning/changes delivered during the COVID-19 response stage

·         NHS – update on “restart” activity e.g. primary care services

·         Winter planning*, which will include flexibility for a second COVID wave


* Report will be circulated in the Addenda.



Short break



Five minute break.


COVID-19 research pdf icon PDF 595 KB



Oxford researchers have been at the forefront of national and global efforts to tackle the COVID-19 pandemic, with many high profile trials and studies being led by Oxford researchers.


This briefing paper focuses on some of the key COVID-19 research being carried out in Oxford.


Routine referrals pdf icon PDF 453 KB



The reinstatement of routine referrals to OUH services following the COVID-19 lockdown. Including:


·         Overview of the approach to re-starting referrals

·         Information on specialties where patients are being seen and treated elsewhere and how this is being communicated to GPs and patients

·         When OUH expect to be able to accept referrals for these specialities

·         LMC representative to attend to share views from primary care.







Proposed changes for health scrutiny



To consider proposals for scrutiny of issues at a BOB-wide level (Bucks, Oxon, Berks West).



Healthwatch Report pdf icon PDF 287 KB



Report on views of health care gathered by Healthwatch Oxfordshire.



Chairman’s Report pdf icon PDF 198 KB



To include an update on OX12, co-opted members and communications.


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