At a MEETING of the DUNDEE CITY HEALTH AND SOCIAL CARE INTEGRATION JOINT BOARD held at Dundee on 24th April, 2018.

Present:-

Members

Role

Ken LYNN (Chairperson)

Nominated by Dundee City Council (Elected Member)

Doug CROSS (Vice Chairperson)

Nominated by Health Board (Non-Executive Member)

Helen WRIGHT

Nominated by Dundee City Council (Elected Member)

David W LYNCH

Chief Officer

Dave BERRY

Chief Finance Officer

Cesar RODRIGUEZ

Registered Medical Practitioner (not providing primary medical services)

Frank WEBER

Registered Medical Practitioner (whose name is included in the list of primary medical performers)

Jane MARTIN

Chief Social Work Officer

Drew WALKER

Director of Public Health

Raymond MARSHALL

Staff Partnership Representative

Jim MCFARLANE

Trade Union Representative

Christine LOWDEN

Third Sector Representative

Andrew JACK

Service User residing in the area of the local authority

Martin SLOAN

Person providing unpaid care in the area of the local authority

Also in attendance at the request of the Chief Officer:-

Dr David SHAW

Dundee Health and Social Care Partnership

Arlene HAY

Dundee Health and Social Care Partnership

Claire LEWIS-RICHARDSON

Dundee Health and Social Care Partnership

Shona HYMAN

Dundee Health and Social Care Partnership

Lucinda GODFREY

Dundee Health and Social Care Partnership

Alexis CHAPPELL

Dundee Health and Social Care Partnership

Joyce BARCLAY

Dundee Health and Social Care Partnership

Ken LYNN, Chairperson, in the Chair.

I                       APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE

Roisin Smith, Nominated by Dundee City Council (Elected Member), Judith Golden, Nominated by Health Board (Non-Executive Member), Munwar Hussain, Nominated by Health Board (Non-Executive Member), and Sarah Dickie, Registered Nurse.

II                      DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

Martin Sloan declared a non financial interest in the items of business at Articles V and VI of this minute by virtue of having been involved in the developments.

Andrew Jack declared a non financial interest in the item of business at Article XI

III                     MINUTES OF PREVIOUS MEETINGS

(a)                    The minute of meeting of the Integration Joint Board held on 27th February, 2018 was submitted and approved.

 

(b)                    The minute of special meeting of the Integration Joint Board held on 30th March, 2018 was submitted and approved.

IV                     PERFORMANCE AND AUDIT COMMITTEE

(a)                    The minutes of meetings of the Performance and Audit Committee held on 13th February, 2018 and 27th March, 2018 were submitted and noted.

(b)                    Chairs Assurance Report

Doug Cross, Chair of the Performance and Audit Committee gave an overview summary of the business considered by the Performance and Audit Committee over the meetings of the Committee held on 13th February, 2018 and 27th March, 2018.

The Integration Joint Board agreed to note the overview summary as provided.

V                      AMENDMENT TO INTEGRATION SCHEME

(a)                    Integration Scheme, Amendment (Background)

There was submitted Agenda Note DIJB24-2018 reporting that the Carers (Scotland) Act 2016 came into force on 1st April, 2018. The Act imposed new duties on Local Authorities and Health Boards which were to be delegated to Integration Joint Boards.  In order to implement the Carers (Scotland) Act 2016 the Scottish Government amended those Regulations which identified the functions which were to be delegated by Local Authorities and Health Boards respectively to Integration Joint Boards. As a result of the changes to the Regulations, Local Authorities and Health Boards, working with Integration Joint Boards, were required to amend their Integration Schemes to take account of the new provisions.

The Integration Joint Board agreed:-

(i)                     to note that Dundee City Council and NHS Tayside had submitted a revised Integration Scheme to the Scottish Government on 2nd March, 2018;

 

(ii)                    to note that on 3rd April, 2018 the Scottish Government advised that the revised Dundee Integration Scheme had been approved; and

(iii)                    to note the content of the note and the Appendices to the Integration Scheme which contained the tracked changes which were submitted as DIJB25-2018 .

VI                     DUNDEE ADULT CARERS ELIGIBILITY FRAMEWORK

There was submitted Report No DIJB22-2018 by the Chief Officer seeking approval of the Dundee Adult Carers Eligibility Framework including Local Eligibility Criteria and Eligibility Threshold.

Alexis Chappell and Lucinda Godfrey, Chief Executive Officer, Dundee Carers Centre, gave a presentation in supplement to the report.

The Integration Joint Board agreed:-

(i)                     to note the content of the presentation;

(ii)                    to note the duties and powers placed on local authorities through the Carers (Scotland) Act 2016 regarding Duty to Support Carers and the Dundee Adult Carers Eligibility Criteria outlined in the report;

 

(iii)                    to approve the Dundee Health and Social Care Partnership Workforce Policy: Dundee Adult Carer Support Eligibility Criteria which was attached to the report as Appendix 1; and

 

(iv)                   to approve the publication of Carers Fact Sheet 6 (Adult Carer Support Plan) and Carers Eligibility Criteria which were attached to the report as Appendices 2 and 3.

VII                    FINANCIAL MONITORING POSITION AS AT 28TH FEBRUARY, 2018

There was submitted Report No DIJB19-2018 by the Chief Finance Officer providing an update of the projected financial monitoring position for delegated health and social care services for 2017/18.

The Integration Joint Board agreed to note the content of the report including the overall projected financial position for delegated services to the 2017/18 financial year end as at 28th February, 2018.

VIII                   UPDATE ON GENERAL DATA PROTECTION REGULATIONS PREPARATIONS

There was submitted Report No DIJB18-2018 by the Chief Finance Officer informing of planned work in relation to the implementation of the General Data Protection Regulations on 25th May, 2018.

The Integration Joint Board agreed:-

(i)                     to note the preparations that were being undertaken by NHS Tayside and Dundee City Council for the implementation of General Data Protection Regulations; and

 

(ii)                    to note that discussions were ongoing between Data Protection Officers in NHS Tayside and Dundee City Council to identify a Data Protection Officer for the Integration Joint Board.

IX                     UPDATE ON DUTY OF CANDOUR PREPARATIONS

There was submitted Report No DIJB20-2018 by the Chief Finance Officer informing of ongoing and planned work in relation to the implementation of the Duty of Candour procedure which came into force on 1st April, 2018.

It was reported that the Health (Tobacco, Nicotine, etc and Care) (Scotland) Act 2016 received Royal Assent on 6th April, 2016 and introduced a new organisational duty of candour on health, care and social work services.

The Integration Joint Board agreed:-

(i)                     to note the preparations that were being undertaken by NHS Tayside and Dundee City Council for the implementation of the Duty of Candour (Scotland) Regulations 2018; and

 

(ii)                    to note that the responsibility for the reporting of the Duty of Candour events remained with the responsible person.

X                      DATE OF NEXT MEETING

The Integration Joint Board noted that the next meeting of the Integration Joint Board would be held in Committee Room 1, 14 City Square, Dundee on Thursday, 26th June, 2018 at 2.00 pm.

The Integration Joint Board resolved under Section 50(a)(4) of the Local Government (Scotland) Act 1973 that the press and public be excluded from the meeting for the undernoted item of business on the grounds that it involved the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in paragraph 3, 6 and 9 of Part I of Schedule 7A of the Act.

XI                     GENERAL MEDICAL SERVICES

There was submitted Report No DIJB21-2018 by the Chief Officer outlining the current position with Practice providing general medical services and the options for ensuring continuity of care for those patients registered with the Practice.

The Integration Joint Board agreed to the recommendations as outlined in the report.

Ken LYNN, Chairperson.