Checking the Nation’s Health

Posted on 05/04/2014 by Tim Gilling. Tags: , ,

Showcasing the lessons from council scrutiny of the NHS Health Check programme. 

Councillors’ scrutiny role can be a powerful lever for improving local health services, alongside other incentives in the system. Recognising this, the Centre for Governance and Scrutiny (CfGS) was identified as a key partner in delivering the 10 point action plan and was asked to support some local areas to undertake scrutiny reviews of their local NHS Health Check programmes.

About the Author: Tim Gilling

Tim is a Director at the Centre for Governance and Scrutiny, leads on health and social care and oversees our work in Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland.