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The Board resolved:-

to thank Derek Jamieson for his support to the Board during his time as clerk.


Declarations of Interest pdf icon PDF 186 KB


There were no declarations of interest.


Determination of Exempt Business


The Board resolved:-

to consider item 17 with the press and public excluded.


Rosewell House - Video Presentation


The Board resolved:-

to note the video.


Minute of Board Meeting of 24 August 2021 pdf icon PDF 263 KB


The Board resolved:-

to approve the minute as a correct record.


Draft Minute of Risk, Audit and Performance Systems Committee of 23 September 2021 pdf icon PDF 249 KB


The Board resolved:-

to note the minute.




Draft Minute of Clinical and Care Governance Committee of 7 September 2021 pdf icon PDF 142 KB


The Board resolved:

(i)             to note the minute; and

(ii)            to request that an email response from Lynn Morrison regarding Psychological and Trauma training for Mental Health and Learning Disability frontline staff be shared with all IJB members.


Business Planner pdf icon PDF 141 KB


The Board resolved to:-

(i)             note the planner; and

(ii)            note that business for meetings further ahead would be included for future meetings.



Chief Officer's Report - HSCP.21.114 pdf icon PDF 478 KB


The Board resolved to:-

(i) note the details contained in the report;

(ii) agree that the Scheme of Governance review commence in 2022, with a

view to the final scheme being reported to the IJB in Spring 2023;

(iii) agree that a briefing on the NHS Winter Plan be circulated either via email or presented to the next meeting of the IJB;

(iv) note that officers would provide further information outwith the meeting on the split of NHS/Social Care staff contained in the 300 whole time equivalent (WTE) workers to be recruited

into the Health and Care Workforces;

(v) request that information on the number of new staff recruited be provided via future updates on the workforce plan; and

(vi) request that officers give consideration to how to recruit those who historically were less likely to be employed in the sector.


Meeting Dates 2022-23 - HSCP21.095 pdf icon PDF 415 KB


The Board resolved to:

(i) review and approve the Meeting Schedule for 2022-23 as at section 3.7 of the report;

(ii) agree that the meeting schedule be published on the Aberdeen City Health and Social Care Partnership (ACHSCP) and Aberdeen City Council (ACC) websites as appropriate;

(iii) request that RAPC and the NSHG Audit committee dates be checked to avoid clashes; and

(iv) note that a Survey Monkey would be circulated to collate members’ preferences for seminar dates.


Chief Social Work Officer Annual Report - HSCP21.112 pdf icon PDF 411 KB

Additional documents:


The Board resolved to:-

(i)  note the content of the CSWO Annual Report 2020/21, as attached at Appendix 1; and

(ii) thank Graeme Simpson and his teams for their hard work and innovation over the pandemic.



Financial Monitoring - Quarter 2 - HSCP.21.116 pdf icon PDF 393 KB

Additional documents:


The Board resolved to:-

(i) note the report in relation to the IJB budget and the information on areas of risk and management action that were contained therein;

(ii) approve the budget virements indicated in Appendix F;

(iii) approve the plan to spend the additional funding from SG to support the Winter Plan as outlined at paragraph 3.6 of the report;

(iv) instruct the Chief Officer to implement the plan for the spend of the additional SG funding to services as outlined in paragraphs 3.7 to 3.9 of the report; and

(v) instruct the Chief Finance Officer to provide to the IJB at its 15 December 2021 meeting a report on the exact funding received from SG and how it was allocated.


General Practice Update (including Primary Care Improvement Plan) - HSCP21.113 pdf icon PDF 792 KB

Additional documents:


The Board resolved to:-

(i)       note the content of the report; and
(ii)       note that longer term planning in the workforce was an ongoing Grampian wide issue and to look at how the workforce risk was being addressed in the longer term.


COVID-19 Mental Health Service for patients hospitalised with COVID-19 - HSCP21.110 pdf icon PDF 662 KB


The Board resolved to:-

(i)       note the progress on the development of the COVID-19 Mental Health

Clinic (follow up service for patients hospitalised) in line with Scottish

Government (SG) approval of the National Health Service – Grampian

(NHSG) specified service design;

(ii)       note that recruitment to posts for this service has progressed;

(iii)      note that additional Grampian wide work on post-COVID symptoms is

underway, led by Dr Emma Davies, (Public Health, NHSG long COVID lead);

(iv)      request an update report from the Director of Public Health at the 25

January 2022 IJB meeting via Dr Emma Davies, registrar in public health, NHSG lead for long-COVID and chair of NHS G long-COVID SLWG; and

(v)      note the wider SG planning for long-COVID as outlined in SG paper


Update on the Grampian-wide Mental Health and Learning Disability Programme. - HSCP.21.111 pdf icon PDF 794 KB


The Board resolved to:-

(i) note the progress to date which has ensured the ongoing delivery of

priority and critical services’ throughout the Covid Pandemic;

(ii)       approve the agreed approach moving forward to deliver the

Transformation Programme (Grampian-wide MHLD);

(iii)      note the process and oversight for the allocation of Renewal Funding:

Psychological Therapies Waiting Times and Child and Adolescent Mental

Health Services (CAMHS);

(iv)      agree the phased approach across Transformation Programme Work

Streams 2021-2025;

(v)      note that officers were to schedule an IJB Workshop Session by the end of April 2022, however to request that this be held in early April if possible due to the local government elections

(vi)      instruct officers to submit this report on progress to both the Aberdeenshire and Moray IJBs (in a pdf format, attached to their respective reporting templates);

(vii)     instruct officers to circulate the Care Opinion briefing note to all IJB members; and(viii) request that future reports include a summary of demand and capacity, as well as what the impact of any changes would be on service users;



Rosewell House Travel Plan - HSCP.21.117


The Board resolved to:-

(i)       agree the Rosewell Travel Plan as attached at appendix A;

(ii)       note the travel measures being considered by colleagues within the

Roads team of Aberdeen City Council;

(iii)      request that officers give consideration to alternative options such as pool cars / a shuttle bus and reminding staff of the Good Neighbour Policy; and

(iv)      instruct officers to monitor the impact of the travel plan and report back to IJB in 12 months on the outcomes and any measures that might be required.