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 scrutiny committee.
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 boroughs.
The members and the councils they represent are listed below:
Councillor Rebecca Lury (Chair) Southwark Council
Councillor Judith Ellis (Vice Chair) Bromley Council
Councillor Robert Hill Lambeth Council
Councillor Ross Downing Bexley Council
Councillor Jacqui Dyer Lambeth Council
Councillor Hannah Gray Bromley Council
Councillor Alan Hall Lewisham Council
Councillor James Hunt Bexley Council
Councillor Cherry Parker Royal Borough of Greenwich Council
Councillor Clare Morris Royal Borough of Greenwich Council
Councillor John Muldoon Lewisham Council
Councillor Bill Williams Southwark Council