by - Councillor Bill Bentley
to the Website of the East Sussex Health Overview and Scrutiny
County Council has been set a new challenging agenda to review
and improve the health services and tackle health inequalities
experienced by East Sussex residents. From Rye and Hastings
to Lewes and from Eastbourne to Crowborough there are common
concerns about a broad range of issues that impact on our
from East Sussex County Council together with Councillors
from the five local District and Borough Councils have established
the East Sussex Health Overview and Scrutiny Committee (HOSC)
in response to a central government initiative.
committee looks at the work of Primary Care Trusts, NHS Trusts
and the Strategic Health Authority. We work with them
to suggest ways that health related services might be improved.
We also look at the way health delivery services interact
with our own Council services and explore ways that we can
jointly provide better health support for the diverse needs
of East Sussex residents.
website keeps you informed of current work and shows the progress
of reviews. We explain in more detail here “what
we are what we are not”
site provides a glimpse of the extent of work that we are
undertaking. Please explore our pages further. Spend a few
minutes to tell us about your health concerns in the ‘your
that you will find it useful.
East Sussex Health Overview and Scrutiny Committee