Venue: Pudsey Town Hall, Council Chambers, Robin Lane, Pudsey
Contact: Debbie Oldham 0113 395 1712
The Chair welcomed everyone to the meeting asking that each person introduce themselves. It was noted that Dominique Dunand-Clarke and Beverley Brogen of Pudsey Wellbeing Centre and Dr John Keene, Pudsey Locality GP attended the meeting at the invite of the Community Committee to discuss agenda item 9 - Overview on the Development of the Leeds Plan and West Yorkshire and Harrogate Sustainability and Transformation Plan. Dr Keene also presented part of the item.
Appeals Against Refusal of Inspection of Documents
To consider any appeals in accordance with Procedure Rule 15.2 of the Access to Information Procedure Rules (in the event of an Appeal the press and public will be excluded).
(*In accordance with Procedure Rule 15.2, written notice of an appeal must be received by the Head of Governance Services at least 24 hours before the meeting.)
There were no appeals against refusal of inspection of documents.
Exempt Information - Possible Exclusion Of The Press And Public
1 To highlight reports or appendices which officers have identified as containing exempt information, and where officers consider that the public interest in maintaining the exemption outweighs the public interest in disclosing the information, for the reasons outlined in the report.
2 To consider whether or not to accept the officers recommendation in respect of the above information.
3 If so, to formally pass the following resolution:-
RESOLVED – That the press and public be excluded from the meeting during consideration of the following parts of the agenda designated as containing exempt information on the grounds that it is likely, in view of the nature of the business to be transacted or the nature of the proceedings, that if members of the press and public were present there would be disclosure to them of exempt information, as follows:
There were no exempt items.
To identify items which have been admitted to the agenda by the Chair for consideration.
(The special circumstances shall be specified in the minutes.)
There were no late items.
Declaration Of Disclosable Pecuniary Interest
To disclose or draw attention to any Disclosable pecuniary interests for the purposes of Section 31 of the Localism Act 2011 and paragraphs 13-16 of the Members’ Code Conduct.
There were no declarations of disclosable pecuniary interests.
Apologies For Absence
To receive any apologies for absence.
Apologies for absence had been received from Cllr. Andrew Carter. It was noted that Cllr. R. Lewis had informed the Chair that he would be late.
Open Forum / Community Forum
In accordance with Paragraphs 4.16 and 4.17 of the Community Committee Procedure Rules, at the discretion of the Chair a period of up to 10 minutes may be allocated at each ordinary meeting for members of the public to make representations or to ask questions on matters within the terms of reference of the Community Committee. This period of time may be extended at the discretion of the Chair. No member of the public shall speak for more than three minutes in the Open Forum, except by permission of the Chair.
On this occasion there were no members of the public who wished to speak at the meeting.
To approve the minutes of the meeting held on 13th January 2017.
The minutes of the meeting held on 13th January 2017 were approved as a correct record subject to an amendment to minute 42 paragraph 8: The name of the school should read Farnley Academy.
The Report of the West North West Area Leader provides the Outer West Community Committee with an update on the budget position for the Wellbeing Fund for 2016/17 and the current position of the Small Grants and skips pots and those Small Grants and skips that have been approved since the last meeting. The report provides an update on the Youth Activity Fund. The report also outlines the applications received through the open funding round for funding in the 2017/18 financial year.
The report of the West North West Area Leader provided the Outer West Community Committee with an update on the budget position for the Wellbeing Fund for 2016/17 and the current position of the Small Grants and skips pots and those Small Grants and Skips that have been approved since the last meeting.
The report provided an update on the Youth Activity Fund.
The report also provided an outline on the applications received through the open funding round for funding in the 2017/18 financial year.
It was noted that the budget for the Community Committee had not yet been confirmed.
RESOLVED – That the Community Committee;
· Note the report
· Agree in principle the applications set out at Table 3, Table 4, and Table 5 of the submitted report
The report of the Interim Chief Officer, Leeds Health Partnerships provides Outer West Community Committee with an overview of the emerging Leeds Plan and the West Yorkshire and Harrogate Sustainability and Transformation Plans (STPs). It sets out the background, context and the relationship between the Leeds and West Yorkshire plans. It also highlights some of the key areas that will be addressed within the Leeds Plan which will add further detail to the strategic priorities set out in the recently refreshed Leeds Health and Wellbeing Strategy 2016 – 2021.
The report of the Interim Chief Officer, Leeds Health Partnerships provided the Outer West Community Committee with an overview of the emerging Leeds Plan and the West Yorkshire and Harrogate Sustainability and Transformation Plans (STP’s)
The report set out the background, context and the relationship between Leeds and West Yorkshire plans. It also highlighted some of the key areas that will be addressed within the Leeds Plan which will add further detail to the strategic priorities set out in the recently refreshed Leeds Health and Wellbeing Strategy 2016-2021.
Paul Bollom, Interim Chief Officer, Leeds Health Partnerships, and Dr John Keene, Pudsey Locality GP presented the report to the Committee.
Members were informed of the following points:
· The Health and Wellbeing Strategy 2016-2021 sets out 12 Priorities
· The Strategy aims to feed into the West Yorkshire and Harrogate STP and provide a delivery plan for citywide health and care ambitions in Leeds
· The Leeds Plan has four main themes underpinned by a commitment to culture change built on ‘working with’ people wherever possible in all aspects of their health and care. These themes are:
o Self –management, proactive and planned care
o Optimising the use of secondary care resources and facilities
o Urgent care/rapid response in times of crisis
· Three gaps that need addressing are:
o Health and wellbeing
o Care and quality
o Finance and efficiency
Members were informed that life expectancy for men and women remains significantly worse in Leeds than the national average with;
· Cardiovascular disease mortality significantly worse than for England
· Cancer mortality worse than rest of Yorkshire and Humber with deaths from cancer being the single largest cause of avoidable potential years of life lost (PYLL)
· PYLL from cancer was twice the level in the deprived Leeds quintile than in Leeds non-deprived
· Suicides had increased
Members were advised of NHS Constitutional key performance indicators that had been identified as areas to focus on to reduce the care and quality gaps these included the following:
· Mental Health
· Patient satisfaction
· Quality of life
· A&E and ambulance response times
· Delayed transfer of care
· Hospital admissions rates
· Recruiting and retaining staff
· Access to services and out of hours service
Members were also informed of the financial and efficiency issues facing the health services in Leeds.
Dr Keene spoke to the Community Committee providing information in relation to the Outer West area including:
· Life expectancy from birth
· Under 75’s mortality rates with cardiovascular disease.
· Under 75’s mortality rates with cancer
· Increase in suicides
Dr Keene explained that many of the issues were in relation to life style such as obesity, smoking or lack of exercise. He also said that people are living longer with illnesses which require more care this was affecting the services provided and required. He said the service was struggling with a reduced workforce and that this would be intensified over the next five years.
Dr Keene said that primary care needed improving, with more community care needed and that there was a greater ... view the full minutes text for item 53.
The report of the City Solicitor is to request Members to give consideration to agreeing the proposed Community Committee meeting schedule for the 2017/2018 municipal year, whilst also considering whether any revisions to the current meeting and venue arrangements should be explored.
The report of the City Solicitor requested that Members give consideration to agreeing the proposed Community Committee meeting schedule for the 2017/18 municipal year.
Members had noted the dates as set out at paragraph 6 of the submitted report.
The Community Committee was informed by Cllr. Wood that Calverley and Farsley Ward Members would not be available on Wednesday 29th November 2017. The Members would be assisting with preparations for the Farsley Christmas lights switch on.
It was suggested that an email be sent to all Members with alternative dates to replace the 29th November 2017 Community Committee meeting.
RESOLVED – Members resolved to agree the following dates:
· Wednesday 14 June 2017
· Wednesday 27 September 2017
· Wednesday 28 February 2018