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Date: Thursday 12 February 2015

Time: 2.00 pm

Venue: Scrutiny Committee Room, Level 2, Town Hall


Everyone is welcome to attend this committee meeting.

There will be a private meeting for members of the Committee at 1:30 pm in

Committee Room 8.

Access to the Scrutiny Committee Room

Public access to the Scrutiny Committee Room is over the bridge from level 2 of the old Town Hall building. There is no public access from within the Town Hall

Extension. The bridge has a moderate incline so if you have limited mobility you may wish to call 0161 234 3241 for information on alternative access.

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Membership of the Committee

Councillors –

Ahmed, Azra Ali, Hitchen, M Murphy, E Newman (Chair), Barbara O’Neil, Brian

O’Neil, Swannick, Teubler, Lyons, Paul, Siddiqi and Wilson

Health Scrutiny Committee



1 Urgent business

To consider any items which the Chair has agreed to have submitted as


2 Appeals

To consider any appeals from the public against refusal to allow inspection of

background documents and/or the inclusion of items in the confidential part of

the agenda.

3 Interests

To allow Members an opportunity to declare any personal, prejudicial or

disclosable pecuniary interest they might have in any items which appear on

this agenda; and [b] record any items from which they are precluded from

voting as a result of Council Tax/Council rent arrears. Members with a

personal interest should declare that interest at the start of the item under

consideration. If members also have a prejudicial or disclosable pecuniary

interest they must withdraw from the meeting during the consideration of the


4 Minutes

To approve as a correct record the minutes of the meeting held on 15

January 2015

To note the minutes of the Trafford Borough Council and Manchester City

Council Joint Health Scrutiny Committee – A New Health Deal for Trafford

meeting held 27 January 2015



5 Cancer Services in Manchester

Report of the Director of Citywide Commissioning and Quality, North, Central

and South Manchester Clinical Commissioning Groups

This paper describes an overview of cancer services across Manchester,

including the commissioning arrangements, and the challenges faced by the

public, patients and health services.


5A Macmillan Cancer Support in Manchester

Report of the Senior Macmillan Development Manager and the Macmillan

Development Manager, Manchester

This paper sets out the range of services provided by Macmillan Cancer

Support across Manchester to support people affected by cancer; and to

address the increasing numbers of people living with and beyond cancer.


5B Overview of Macmillan Cancer Improvement Partnership (MCIP) in


Report of the MCIP Programme Lead


Health Scrutiny Committee

This report provides an overview of the cancer improvement work being led

by Macmillan Cancer Improvement Partnership (MCIP).

6 Procurement of Specialised Cancer Services – Presentation

The Committee will receive a presentation from NHS England regarding the

procurement of specialised cancer services.

7 Budget Reports – to follow

8 Business Planning – to follow

9 Manchester A & E pressures

Report of the North, Central and South Manchester Clinical Commissioning


This report provides Members of the Committee with an overview of recent

pressures on Emergency Departments in Manchester’s 3 hospitals. It


– Performance as measured against national targets

– The service developments which have been instigated to address the issues

– The on-going monitoring and scrutiny of the situation


10 Health and Wellbeing Update

Report of the Strategic Director for Families, Health and Wellbeing and

Clinical Commissioning Groups

The monthly report will include updates from the NHS, the Directorate for

Families Health and Wellbeing and Public Health

Part 1 of the report provides Members of the Committee with an overview of

developments across Health and Social Care

Part 2 of the report contains an update on health issues from Manchester’s

Clinical Commissioning Groups



11 Overview Report

Report of the Governance and Scrutiny Support Unit

This report includes a summary of key decisions that are within the

Committee’s remit as well as an update on actions resulting from the

Committee’s recommendations. The report also includes the Committee’s

work programme, which the Committee is asked to amend or agree as


The report also contains additional information including details of those

organisations that have been inspected by the Care Quality Commission

(CQC) within Manchester since the Health Scrutiny Committee last met.


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