Notice of Meeting

Health and Care Overview and Scrutiny Panel

Councillor MJ Gibson (Chair),

Councillor Mrs Mattick (Vice-Chair),

Councillors Allen, Atkinson, Bhandari, Brossard, Finch, Mrs L Gibson, Mrs McKenzie, McLean, Skinner and Temperton


Also Invited:

Councillor Birch, Executive Member for Adult Services, Health and Housing

Grainne Siggins, Executive Director: People

Tony Dwyer, Assistant Director Mental Health and Out of Hours

Heema Shukla, Interim Consultant in Public Health

Monday 10 January 2022, 6.30  - 7.30 pm

Online only








Apologies for Absence



To receive apologies for absence and to note the attendance of any substitute members.





Declarations of Interest and Party Whip



Members are asked to declare any disclosable pecuniary or affected interests and the nature of that interest, including the existence and nature of the party whip, in respect of any matter to be considered at this meeting.


Any Member with a Disclosable Pecuniary Interest in a matter should withdraw from the meeting when the matter is under consideration and should notify the Democratic Services Officer in attendance that they are withdrawing as they have such an interest. If the Disclosable Pecuniary Interest is not entered on the register of Members interests the Monitoring Officer must be notified of the interest within 28 days.


Any Member with an Affected Interest in a matter must disclose the interest to the meeting.  There is no requirement to withdraw from the meeting when the interest is only an affected interest, but the Monitoring Officer should be notified of the interest, if not previously notified of it, within 28 days of the meeting.





Summary of the review and recommendations



To provide a summary of the review activity, recognise current good practice and discuss any proposed recommendations.




Evidence pack

This review is part of the Overview and Scrutiny work programme: Overview and scrutiny work programme | Bracknell Forest Council (


The review takes place over a series of meetings. Some meetings will be open to the public and others will be closed. This will be determined by the nature of the session and the sensitivity of the information being shared. The priority will always be the effectiveness of the review. The Panel may produce interim reports as well as a final report capturing good practice, learning points and recommendations.


The review is supported by evidence packs which are created as necessary. The relevant packs are:


Mental health review initial evidence pack: Agenda for Health and Care Overview and Scrutiny Panel on Tuesday, 2 November 2021, 6.30 pm | Bracknell Forest Council (


Mental health review evidence pack 2: Agenda for Health and Care Overview and Scrutiny Panel on Thursday, 25 November 2021, 6.00 pm | Bracknell Forest Council (





















Sound recording, photographing, filming and use of social media is permitted.  Please contact, , , so that any special arrangements can be made.

Published: 21 December 2021