The Joint Health Overview and Scrutiny
Committee is constituted in accordance with the Local Authority
Public Health, Health & Wellbeing Boards and Health Scrutiny
Regulations 2013 (the “Regulations”) and Department of
Health Guidance to respond to substantial reconfiguration proposals
covering more than one Council area from the Our Healthier South
East London programme (“OHSEL”).
OHSEL is a proposal devised by the 6 Clinical
Commissioning Groups (CCGs) covering the London Boroughs of Bexley,
Bromley, Greenwich, Lambeth, Lewisham and Southwark. It
proposes a five year commissioning strategy for the areas covered
by the 6 London Boroughs represented on this joint overview and
The CCGs state that the programme is developed
to improve health, reduce health inequalities and ensure all health
services in South East London meet safety and quality standards
consistently and are sustainable in the longer term.
OHSEL is the body responsible for the
delivering the Sustainability &
Transformation Plans (STPs) for the 6
The membership of the committee
will be confirmed once each the of the six boroughs have chosen
members following the May local elections.