Health Scrutiny Committee (sub-committee of the People Scrutiny Commission)
Thursday, 25th February, 2021 1.30 pm

Venue: Virtual Meeting - Zoom Committee Meeting with Public Access via YouTube. View directions

Contact: Dan Berlin 

Link: Watch Live Webcast

No. Item


Welcome, Introductions, and Safety Information pdf icon PDF 100 KB


Apologies for Absence and Substitutions


Declarations of Interest


Minutes of Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 206 KB


Public Forum

Up to 30 minutes is allowed for this item.


Any member of the public or Councillor may participate in Public Forum.  The detailed arrangements for so doing are set out in the Public Information Sheet at the back of this agenda.  Public Forum items should be emailed to and please note that the following deadlines will apply in relation to this meeting:-


Questions - Written questions must be received 3 clear working days prior to the meeting.  For this meeting, this means that your question(s) must be received in this office at the latest by 5 pm on Friday 19th February.


Petitions and Statements - Petitions and statements must be received on the working day prior to the meeting.  For this meeting this means that your submission must be received in this office at the latest by 12.00 noon on Wednesday 24th February.


Register to Attend - Your intention to attend and speak to your Public Forum submission must be received 2 clear working days prior to the meeting. For this meeting, this means that your registration to attend must be received in this office at the latest by 5pm on Monday 22nd February.



COVID-19 Update (For Information)

The Council aims to publish a COVID-19 bi-weekly Bristol statistics update twice a week, on Mondays and Thursdays. This may be delayed until the following day, depending on when data is made available. The up-to-date report will follow.  Previous reports can be found at the link below;


COVID-19 data: including cases in Bristol and R number for the South West -



Health Scrutiny Working Group Report pdf icon PDF 567 KB

The report was brought to the Bristol, North Somerset, South Gloucestershire Clinical Commissioning Group (BNSSG CCG) Governing Body. The BNSSG CCG to provide verbal feedback to the Committee on the 25th February.



Specialist Children's Mental Health Inpatient Beds in Bristol - Update pdf icon PDF 190 KB

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Carers accompanying patients for outpatients appointments pdf icon PDF 136 KB


Delivery of the BNSSG Mass Vaccination Programme - Update pdf icon PDF 141 KB

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Drug and Alcohol Strategy pdf icon PDF 243 KB

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