In addition to working closely with local authority partners, we have a duty to consult with our local authorities if we are considering a substantial development or variation in a local health service. We therefore regularly attend the Bedford Borough and Central Bedfordshire overview and scrutiny committees and engage with elected committee members.
The Overview and Scrutiny Committees do not have decision-making powers, but are able to make recommendations to the CCG about decisions, services and issues of local concern.
For details of the Bedford Borough Joint Health Overview and Scrutiny Committee (OSC) meetings we have attended and links to the papers please click here
For details of the Central Bedfordshire Social Care, Health and Housing Overview and Scrutiny Committee (OSC) meetings we have attended and links to the papers please click here