Venue: The Oculus, Buckinghamshire Council, Gatehouse Road, Aylesbury HP19 8FF. View directions

Contact: Liz Wheaton 


Webcast: View the webcast

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10.00 am


Apologies for Absence


Declarations of Interest


Minutes of the Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 148 KB

To confirm the minutes of the meeting held on 30 November 2023 as a correct record.


Public Questions

Public Questions is an opportunity for people who live, work or study in Buckinghamshire to put a question to a Select Committee. The Committee will hear from members of the public who have submitted questions in advance relating to items on the agenda. The Cabinet Member, relevant key partners and responsible officers will be invited to respond.


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Chairman's update

The Chairman will update Members on recent scrutiny related activities since the last meeting, including the work of the Buckinghamshire, Oxfordshire and Berkshire West Joint Health Overview and Scrutiny Committee.

10.15 am


Adult Social Care Transformation Programme pdf icon PDF 4 MB

The Committee will review the progress in implementing the improvements detailed in the Adult Social Care Transformation Programme.  The aim of the programme is to implement the Better Lives Strategy, to create a sustainable system that improves outcomes and delivers personalised, integrated and high-quality care for the residents of Buckinghamshire.



Cllr Angela Macpherson, Cabinet Member, Health & Wellbeing

Sara Turnbull, Service Director Strategy, Improvement & Governance

Tiffany Adonis-French, Service Director, Adult Social Care Operations



Presentation attached

11.40 am


Healthwatch Bucks update pdf icon PDF 136 KB

Ms Z McIntosh, Chief Executive, will update Members on recent projects undertaken by Healthwatch Bucks.



Update attached

11.50 am


Joint Review with the Growth, Infrastructure and Housing Select Committee report - Planning for Future Primary Healthcare in Buckinghamshire pdf icon PDF 2 MB

For the Select Committee to consider the report of the review group on “Planning for Future Primary Healthcare in Buckinghamshire.”



Cllr Chris Poll (Joint Chairman)

Review Group Members



Review report attached

12.00 pm


Dementia Review - 6 month recommendation progress monitoring pdf icon PDF 174 KB

Following the Committee’s rapid review into Dementia Support Services for people living with dementia and their carers, this is an opportunity to review the progress in implementing the agreed recommendations at 6 months since the report went to Cabinet.



Cllr Angela Macpherson, Cabinet Member, Health & Wellbeing

Craig McArdle, Corporate Director, Adults & Health

Philippa Baker, Place Director, Integrated Care Board

Adrian Timon, Co-chair Dementia Strategy Group and Senior Commissioning Manager Mental Health

Dr Sian Roberts, Co-chair, Dementia Strategy Group and Dementia Lead, Integrated Care Board



Updated recommendation response table

12.30 pm


Work Programme pdf icon PDF 74 KB

For Committee Members to discuss and agree items for the next meeting.



Work Programme

12.45 pm


Date of Next Meeting

The next meeting is due to take place on Thursday 11th April 2024 at 10am.