South West London and Surrey JHOSC Sub Committee – Improving Healthcare Together 2020-2030 7 February 2019

Venue: Council chamber – Merton Civic Centre, London Road, Morden SM4 5DX.

Reports Pack

No. Item


Welcome and introductions


Apologies for absence


Declarations of interest


Minutes of the last meeting held on 28 November 2018 pdf icon PDF 167 KB


Improving Healthcare Together Programme Update

The Improving Healthcare Together programme office provides an update
report on the various activities undertaken and outlines future plans.


A Report on the Options Consideration Process by Traverse

The report by Traverse covers the work they undertook and results from three
workshops held on behalf of the Improving Healthcare Together (IHT)
programme to consider the Options Development Process.


Response from Epsom & St Helier University Hospitals NHS Trust to the
report on the Options Consideration Process by Traverse

The report provides a response from Epsom and St Helier Trust to the report
by Traverse on the Options Development Process.


Reports from local Healthwatch on focus groups with protected
characteristic groups

The three local Healthwatch organistions in scope to the Improving Healthcare
Together programme, Merton, Surrey and Sutton held focus groups with
people from protected characteristics groups. The suite of reports attached
sets out their findings:

  • Merton Healthwatch: BAME report; Carers report; Older people report.
  • Surrey Healthwatch: Interviews with People with Learning Disabilities;
    Interviews with Carers; Interviews with Older People.
  • Sutton Healthwatch: BAME report; Carers report; Older people report.
  • Overall Summary Report


Improving Healthcare Together (IHT) programme Equalities responses to
Healthwatch reports

The report provides the response from the IHT programme to the work
undertaken by the three local Healthwatch organisations to look at the focus
groups they held with people from protected characteristics groups.


Any urgent business

To consider any items which, in the view of the Chair, should be dealt with as a
matter of urgency because of special circumstances (in accordance with
S100B(4) of the Local Government Act 1972).


Date of Next meeting

To be confirmed.


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