Decision details

Cumbria Health Scrutiny Committee Update

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


Councillor Helen Chaffey highlighted the organising of visits from local healthcare executives to local facilities across the district in order to assess the situation and level of care. These were taking place in Grange, Kendal, Maryport and Workington. Councillor Chaffey was pleased that these integrated car meetings would be taking place, this being due to requests from South Lakeland District Council.


Councillor Mark Wilson took the opportunity to provide a verbal update on the significant changes that were underway in the local healthcare sector. He also wished to invite Members to a Tea and Talk event in Ulverston where there would be a unique opportunity to speak to and question the CEO at University Hospitals Morecambe Bay. He requested that the documents from a recent County Council health meeting be circulated to all Members.


RESOLVED – That the updated be noted.

Publication date: 03/09/2019

Date of decision: 16/08/2019

Decided at meeting: 16/08/2019 - Overview and Scrutiny Committee