Joint Health Overview and Scrutiny Committee (JHOSC) is constituted
in accordance with the Local Authority (Public Health, Health and
Wellbeing Boards and Health Scrutiny) Regulations 2013 (the
Regulations) and Department of Health guidance to respond to a
substantial reconfiguration proposal covering more than one
JHOSC will scrutinise the proposal from South London and Maudsley
NHS Trust to change to the service model for acute inpatient care
for older adults in Lambeth, Southwark, Croydon and Lewisham by
designating separate inpatient wards for patients with functional
(psychotic, mood and anxiety disorders) and organic (dementia)
mental health needs.
relevant commissioners for the proposal are Lambeth, Southwark,
Croydon and Lewisham CCGs (Clinical Commissioning Groups) and the
social care commissioners from all four boroughs.