The Commission is a sub-committee of the
Overview and Scrutiny Committee and has been
established to examine and monitor the performance of
services provided by the Council and other agencies in matters
regarding health and social care. In addition to examining matters
regarding the Council, the commissions’ responsibilities
include the local NHS and health provision in Southwark.
In recent years, it has reviewed topics such
as reducing health inequalities, care home quality assurance,
vaccine and testing roll out. As well as, long Covid, domestic
abuse and the impact of Brexit on the health and social care
Scrutiny meetings are accessible to the
public, whilst also being livestreamed and recorded. The individual meeting recordings
can be reached here on the meeting pages
and are hosted on the Council’s YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/southwarkcouncil/.