Issue - meetings

Independent Reconfiguration Panel Review into Shaping a Healthier Future - submission

Meeting: 19/08/2013 - Executive (Item 13)

13 Brent Council submission to the Independent Reconfiguration Panel Review into Shaping a Healthier Future pdf icon PDF 124 KB

The Leader of the Council has submitted a statement to the Independent Reconfiguration Panel (IRP), which is reviewing the proposed changes to health services in North West London, known as Shaping a Healthier Future. The Leader has requested that his statement is presented to Executive for endorsement.

Decision:

that the submission sent by the Leader of the Council to the Independent Reconfiguration Panel Review into Shaping a Healthier Future be endorsed

Minutes:

The Executive heard that the Leader of the Council had that the Leader of the Council had submitted a statement to the Independent Reconfiguration Panel (IRP), which was reviewing the proposed changes to health services in North West London, known as Shaping a Healthier Future. The Leader had requested that his statement was presented to Executive for endorsement. Members expressed enthusiasm for the statement and support to be given to deprived communities, the emphasis on the need to guarantee delivery of hours hospital care. Additionally, GP support for the reconfiguration plans was seen to be essential. Members also expressed concern for the future of Accident and Emergency services at Northwick Park Hospital if out of hours services elsewhere were being reduced. Councillor Hirani (Lead Member, Adults and Health) stressed the importance of capacity and infrastructure and ensuring the long term future of other services at the hospital.

 

RESOLVED:

 

that the submission sent by the Leader of the Council to the Independent Reconfiguration Panel Review into Shaping a Healthier Future be endorsed.