Overview and scrutiny helps to provide
accountability and transparency in local public
services. It is an opportunity for
non-executive councillors to review policies, decisions and
services of the City Council and other organisations operating in
Nottingham to ensure they meet the needs of the community and,
where necessary, makes recommendations for improvement.
The Health Scrutiny Committee reviews and
scrutinises the commissioning and delivery of local health and
social care services in Nottingham to ensure reduced health
inequalities, access to services and the best outcomes for local
people. When a substantial change to a
local health service is proposed, the Committee will be consulted
and has a statutory role to ensure that the public interest has
been taken into account and proposed change is in the best interest
of local health services.
The Committee is made up of non-executive
councillors appointed to reflect the political balance of the
Council. It usually meets every other
Meetings are open to the public.