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Health Overview and Scrutiny Committee (HOSC)

researchThe Health Overview and Scrutiny Committee scrutinises local health services. It is also consulted on any proposed substantial changes to local health services.  

academyWhere it Meets

Unless otherwise shown, all meetings are held at County Hall.
County Hall
Spetchley Road


When it Meets

The Health Overview and Scrutiny Committee will normally meet monthly


Agendas and Minutes




Forthcoming Issues

  • Patient Flow Update
  • Future of Acute Hospital Services in Worcestershire
  • Personal Health Budgets (8 Oct)
  • Stroke Services (10 Sept)
  • Acute Hospital Mental Health Service (5 Nov)
  • Transforming Health and Social Care in Wyre Forest (10 Sept) 
  • Community Service development Programme


Public Participation

Members of the public wishing to take part should notify the Director of Resources in writing or by e-mail indicating the nature and content of their proposed participation no later than 9.00am on the working day before the meeting.


Contact Us

If you would like to know more about future meetings of the Health Overview and Scrutiny Committee or would like to present a petition, ask a question or make a comment please contact us.

Emma James/Jo Weston, Overview and Scrutiny Officers

telephoneTel:  01905 766627

formDemocratic Services Team
County Hall
Spetchley Road


Worcestershire County Council Health Overview and Scrutiny Committee Members

Councillor Group
Mrs J Griffiths Conservative
Mr W P Gretton Conservative
Mr P Grove Conservative
Ms P A Hill Labour
Mr A P Miller Conservative
Prof J Raine 2013
Mrs M A Rayner Independent Alliance
Mr A C Roberts (Chairman) Conservative
Mr G J Vickery Labour
Dr B T Cooper (Bromsgrove) District Council Representative
Ms J Marriott (Vice-Chairman) (Malvern Hills) - District Council Representative
Mrs P Witherspoon (Redditch Borough) - District Council Representative
Mr M Johnson (Worcester City) - District Council Representative
Mrs F S Smith (Wychavon) - District Council Representative
Mrs F Oborski (Wyre Forest) - District Council Representative

Further Information

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This page was last reviewed 25 September 2014 at 12:05.
The page is next due for review 23 March 2016.