Venue: County Hall, New Road, Oxford OX1 1ND

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Apologies for Absence and Temporary Appointments


Declarations of Interest - see guidance note on the back page


Minutes pdf icon PDF 425 KB

To approve the minutes of the meeting held on 24 June 2021 (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

Currently council meetings are taking place in-person (not virtually) with Covid safety procedures operating in the venues.  However, members of the public who wish to speak at this meeting can attend the meeting ‘virtually’ through an online connection.  While you can ask to attend the meeting in person, you are strongly encouraged to attend ‘virtually’ to minimise the risk of Covid-19 infection.


Please also note that in line with current government guidance all attendees are strongly encouraged to take a lateral flow test in advance of the meeting.


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 17 September 2021 Requests to speak should be sent to .  You will be contacted by the officer regarding the arrangements for speaking.


If you ask to attend in person, the officer will also advise you regarding Covid-19 safety at the meeting.  If you are speaking ‘virtually’, you may submit 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. Written submissions should be no longer than 1 A4 sheet.


System-wide update on Covid-19 Recovery



A presentation to update on the key issues for the Oxfordshire system on COVID-19 recovery.


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Oxfordshire Clinical Commissioning Group Update pdf icon PDF 178 KB



An update from Oxfordshire CCG including development of the Integrated Care System and engagement on improving Community Health and Care Services



Comfort Break







Chair’s Report pdf icon PDF 290 KB



The Chair’s report updates the Committee on developments since the last Committee meeting in June.


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Health and Wellbeing Board Annual Report pdf icon PDF 583 KB



This report gives information on the activity and development of the Oxfordshire Health and Wellbeing Board in 2020-21.


The Committee is RECOMMENDED to note the content of this report and the systems in place to monitor progress in delivering the Joint Health and Wellbeing Strategy and improving health outcomes for our population.










Committee's Work Programme pdf icon PDF 450 KB



The purpose of this report is to support and advise Committee members to determine their work programme for the 2021/22 municipal year.


The Committee is RECOMMENDED to


(a)          Consider the approach to Overview and Scrutiny outlined in Paragraph 8 and provide comments;

(b)          Consider the results of the limited work programme engagement exercise as detailed in Appendix 1;

(c)          Consider suggestions made by Partners, the Cabinet and Senior Officers;

(d)          Consider the methods by which the Committee would like to undertake its Overview and Scrutiny activity;

(e)          Consider and agree the work programme for the Committee for the 2021/22 municipal year;

(f)           Agree on whether to create any task group reviews and appoint membership of that review;

(g)          Identify any specific training and support needs required to deliver the 2021/22 work programme


Oxfordshire Healthwatch Report pdf icon PDF 359 KB



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



Admission to Care Homes during the Covid Pandemic pdf icon PDF 197 KB



This paper presents information about the discharge of people from acute hospital to care homes in Oxfordshire during the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic, and a response to that information by the County Council’s Director of Public Health and Director of Adult Social Care.


The Committee is RECOMMENDED to NOTE the information provided in the paper (Annex A) and response (Annex B).


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