Extraordinary HOSC Meeting, Oxfordshire Joint Health Overview & Scrutiny Committee - Thursday, 11 May 2023 10.00 am

Venue: Room 2 - County Hall, New Road, Oxford OX1 1ND. View directions

Contact: Scrutiny Team  Email:

Link: video link

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Apologies for Absence and Temporary Appointments


Declarations of Interest - see guidance note on the back page


Speaking to or Petitioning the Committee

Members of the public who wish to speak at this meeting can attend the meeting in person or ‘virtually’ through an online connection.


To facilitate ‘hybrid’ meetings we are asking that requests to speak or present a petition are submitted by no later than 9am four working days before the meeting i.e., 9am on 05 May.  Requests to speak should be sent to


If you are speaking ‘virtually’, you may submit a written statement of your presentation to ensure that your views are taken into account. A written copy of your statement can be provided no later than 9am 2 working days before the meeting. Written submissions should be no longer than 1 A4 sheet.


Wantage Engagement pdf icon PDF 733 KB

Appointed members of the HOSC met on 20 April 2023 with Dan Leveson, Place Director for BOB HOSC, Ben Riley, Executive Director for Oxford Health NHS Trust, Kerry Rodgers, Director of Corporate Affairs, Oxford Health NHS Trust, Karen Fuller, Corporate Director of Adults and Housing, Oxfordshire County Council to discuss the substantial change form submitted in relation to the loss of community hospital beds. The agreed outcome of the meeting was that the planned process for engaging with the community in Wantage around how the hospital will be used in the future be made available to HOSC members prior to any further decision being made.


Dan Leveson, Ben Riley, Kerry Rogers and Karen Fuller are invited to present this item. Having listened to the presentation and discussion the Committee is recommended to AGREE its next steps.


NB This document is still currently in draft and publication will be delayed to allow greater coordination between stakeholders. A supplement to the agenda is to follow and is expected to be issued on Friday 05 May.


Co-optee Appointment pdf icon PDF 208 KB

The agreed at its meeting on 20 April 2023 to undertake a recruitment exercise for one of the vacant co-optee posts on the Committee, whilst delaying the other following feedback from organisations representing diverse communities around the payment of co-optees and pending the Council’s review of this issue. Following the completion of this recruitment the Committee is asked to formalise the proposed appointee.


The Committee is asked to AGREE the recommendations of the report.


NB This report is to follow and will be issued as part of the supplement to the agenda.


Dentistry Action pdf icon PDF 182 KB

At its meeting on 20 April the Committee agreed that officers would draft an action based on the conversation held at the Committee for agreement by the Committee at its next meeting.


The Committee is recommended to AGREE the proposed action, having made any necessary amendments.


NB This item will be issued alongside the others as part of the supplement to follow in order to keep all relevant papers together.