Shropshire Council and the
Borough of Telford & Wrekin have responsibilities for
scrutinizing health services within their areas.
A joint Committee, consisting
of Elected Members and Co-optees from
each Authority's Health Scrutiny Committee, has been established to
scrutinise health issues that impact on the wider health economy in
Shropshire, Telford & Wrekin. This has particularly focussed on
changes and re-configuration of acute services run by the
Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust.
Meetings of the Joint Health
Overview and Scrutiny Committee are held in public, but the public
are not allowed to speak.The Committee
includes Co-optees of both Authorities,
and presently the Telford & Wrekin co-optees are: Dag Saunders, Carolyn Henniker and