RESOLVED that the report notifying the receipt of the following petitions be noted and the recommended actions for responding to them be endorsed:-
(a) Containing the signatures of 235 signatories, in respect of BHF Lundwood and Grimethorpe GP Surgeries.
The Leader, Deputy Leader and the Director of Public Health met with a representative of the petitioners on 4/9/19. Barnsley CCG – the commissioner of primary care - was invited to the meeting but declined to attend and has provided a written response to Dan Jarvis MP. The CCG has offered a meeting with the Chair of the CCG at his drop in session. BHF (Barnsley Healthcare Federation) has provided a written response to Cllr Felton who headed up the petition. The representative of the petitioners has been assisted in getting a meeting arranged with the chair of the CCG on 20/9/19, and a follow up telephone call and letter has been provided to the resident to give the relevant contact details for NHS England who co-commissions primary care with Barnsley CCG.