Agenda and draft minutes
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THE LONDON BOROUGH OF CAMDEN
At a meeting of the NORTH CENTRAL LONDON JOINT HEALTH OVERVIEW AND SCRUTINY COMMITTEE held on FRIDAY, 18TH JANUARY, 2019 at 10.00 am inCommittee Rooms 1 & 2, Haringey Civic Centre, High Road, London N22 8LE
MEMBERS OF THE COMMITTEE PRESENT
Councillors Alison Kelly (Chair), Tricia Clarke (Vice-Chair), Pippa Connor (Vice- Chair), Alison Cornelius, Lucia das Neves and Clare De Silva
MEMBERS OF THE COMMITTEE ABSENT
Councillors Huseyin Akpinar, Val Duschinsky, Julian Fulbrook and Osh Gantly
The minutes should be read in conjunction with the agenda for the meeting. They are subject to approval and signature at the next meeting of the North Central London Joint Health Overview and Scrutiny Committee and any corrections approved at that meeting will be recorded in those minutes.
Apologies for absence were received from Councillors Huseyin Akpinar, Val
Duschinsky and Osh Gantly. Apologies for early departure were received from Councillor Clare de Silva.
2. DECLARATIONS BY MEMBERS OF PECUNIARY, NON-PECUNIARY AND ANY OTHER INTERESTS IN RESPECT OF ITEMS ON THIS AGENDA
There were no declarations of interest.
There were no announcements.
4. NOTIFICATION OF ANY ITEMS OF BUSINESS THAT THE CHAIR
There were no notifications of urgent business.
5. DEPUTATIONS (IF ANY)
There were no deputations.
North Central London Joint Health Overview and Scrutiny Committee - Friday, 18th January, 2019
Consideration was given to the minutes of the meeting held on 30th November 2018. The Chair expressed concern of behalf of the Committee that they had not received figures on how capital receipts were being spent in North-Central London. She said she had been offered figures from the Royal Free but not any which were for the whole sub-region.
THAT the minutes of the meeting held on 30th November 2018 be approved and signed as a correct record.
7. NORTH LONDON PARTNERS MENTAL HEALTH PROGRAMME
Consideration was given to a report from North London Partners.
Chris Dzikiti (Mental Health Lead, NCL STP) and Will Huxter (Director of Strategy, NCL CCGs) presented the report to the Committee. They highlighted that there was a significant unmet need for mental health services
in the North Central London (NCL) area. They also mentioned the links that existed between mental illness and other forms of ill-health. There was a lower life expectancy among those with mental illness than in the general population; and individuals with mental health conditions were often frequent users of A & E services. Officers were aiming for a model of care which was based around primary care in the community. They did not want hospitals to be seen as a ‘home from home’ for people with mental health conditions; they wanted them to receive the acute treatment they needed and then be able to return home. They wanted to see greater mental health awareness in primary care so that they could help individuals with mental health conditions and alleviate them in the way that ... view the full minutes text for item 1.