Notice of a public meeting of

Scrutiny of Health Committee


County Councillors Val Arnold, Philip Barrett, Jim Clark, Liz Colling (Vice-Chair), John Ennis (Chair), Mel Hobson, John Mann, Zoe Metcalfe, Heather Moorhouse, Chris Pearson, Roberta Swiers, Andy Solloway and Robert Windass

District and Borough Councillors John Clark, Kevin Hardisty, David Ireton, Nigel Middlemass, Pat Middlemiss, Jennifer Shaw-Wright and Sue Tucker.


Friday, 12th March, 2021


10.00 am


Remote meeting held via Microsoft Teams


Pursuant to The Local Authorities and Police and Crime Panels (Coronavirus) (Flexibility of Local Authority Police and Crime Panel Meetings) (England and Wales) Regulations 2020, this meeting will be held using video conferencing with a live broadcast to the Council’s YouTube site.  Further information on this is available on the committee pages on the Council website -


The meeting will be available to view once the meeting commences, via the following link -  Recording of previous live broadcast meetings are also available there.






Minutes of Committee meeting held on 18 December 2020


(Pages 3 - 14)




Declarations of Interest






Chairman's Announcements



Any correspondence, communication or other business brought forward by the direction of the Chairman of the Committee (for information only).





Public Questions or Statements



Members of the public may ask questions or make statements at this meeting if they have given notice to Daniel Harry, Democratic Services and Scrutiny Manager ( or 01609 533531) no later than midday on Tuesday 9 March 2021. Each speaker should limit himself/herself to 3 minutes on any item. Members of the public who have given notice will be invited to speak:-


·         at this point in the meeting if their questions/statements relate to matters which are not otherwise on the Agenda (subject to an overall time limit of 30 minutes);

·         when the relevant Agenda item is being considered if they wish to speak on a matter which is on the Agenda for this meeting.


A member of the public who has submitted a question of statement will be offered the opportunity to read out their question/statement at the remote meeting, via video conferencing, or have it read out by the Chair or Democratic Services Officer. We are not able to offer telephone conferencing due to limitations with the technology and concerns about confidentiality.





Scarborough Hospital - capital investment - Simon Cox, North Yorkshire Clinical Commissioning Group


(Pages 15 - 18)




Scarborough Hospital - changes to the management of hyper acute stroke, treatment approaches, response times and outcomes - verbal update by Simon Cox, North Yorkshire Clinical Commissioning Group






Whitby Hospital - update by Peter Beckwith, Robert Atkinson and Helen Cammish of Humber Teaching NHS Foundation Trust


(Pages 19 - 26)




Review of urgent care provision across the Vale of York - Dr Nigel Wells, Gary Young and Victoria Binks, Vale of York Clinical Commissioning Group


(Pages 27 - 30)




NHS response to Covid-19 - verbal update by Wendy Balmain and Bruce Willoughby, North Yorkshire Clinical Commissioning Group






Covid-19 prevalence - verbal update by Louise Wallace, Director of Public Health, North Yorkshire County Council






Committee work programme  - Daniel Harry, Democratic Services and Scrutiny Manager, North Yorkshire County Council


(Pages 31 - 34)




Other business which the Chairman agrees should be considered as a matter of urgency because of special circumstances






Barry Khan

Assistance Chief Executive

(Legal and Democratic Services)


County Hall



Thursday, 4 March 2021




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