Notice of a public meeting of

Scrutiny of Health Committee


Councillors Lindsay Burr MBE, Liz Colling (Vice-Chair), Caroline Dickinson, Richard Foster, Sam Gibbs, Paul Haslam, Nathan Hull, Peter Lacey, Andrew Lee (Chairman), John Mann, Rich Maw, Heather Moorhouse, Andrew Murday, David Noland, Clive Pearson, Andy Solloway.

District and Borough Councillors Susan Graham, Kevin Hardisty, Nigel Middlemass, Pat Middlemiss, Jennifer Shaw-Wright, Robert Ogden and Jane Mortimer.


Friday, 10th March, 2023


10.00 am


Council Chamber, County Hall, Northallerton, DL7 8AD


This meeting is being held as an in-person meeting and in public. The government position is that of learning to live with COVID-19, removing domestic restrictions while encouraging safer behaviours through public health advice. In view of this, hand cleanser and masks will be available for attendees upon request.  The committee room will be well ventilated and attendees encouraged to avoid bottlenecks and maintain an element of social distancing.


Please do not attend if on the day you have COVID-19 symptoms or have had a recent positive Lateral Flow Test.


Please contact the named supporting officer for the committee, if you have any queries or concerns about the management of the meeting and the approach to COVID-19 safety.


Further details of the government strategy (Living with COVID-19 Plan) is available here –






Minutes of Committee meeting held on 16 December 2022


(Pages 3 - 8)




Apologies for Absence






Declarations of Interest






Chairman's Announcements



Any correspondence, communication or other business brought forward by the direction of the Chairman of the Committee.





Public Questions or Statements



Members of the public may ask questions or make statements at this meeting if they have given notice to Christine Phillipson, Principal Democratic Services and Scrutiny Officer (contact details below) no later than midday on Tuesday 7th March. 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.





Director of Public Health's Annual Report - Louise Wallace, Director of Public Health, NYCC


(Pages 9 - 84)




Update on the Changes to Sexual Health Services in North Yorkshire - Emma Davis, Public Health Manager, Health & Adult Services, NYCC


(Pages 85 - 96)




Mental Health Enhanced Community Services - Brian Cranna, Care Group director, NY, York & Selby Care Group - To Follow






Response to Workforce Pressures Within Health and Social Care - written update from Rachel Bowes, Health & Adult Services.


(Pages 97 - 100)




Submission on Dentistry Update


(Pages 101 - 102)




Committee Work Programme

(Pages 103 - 108)


Report of Christine Phillipson, Principal Democratic Services and Scrutiny Officer, North Yorkshire County Council





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






Barry Khan

Assistant Chief Executive

(Legal and Democratic Services)


County Hall



Thursday, 2 March 2023




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