To consider a report of the Executive Member for Health, Wellbeing and Equalities.
The Executive Member for Health, Wellbeing and Equalities submitted a report which provided details of current contractual arrangements in respect of health and social care and proposals to secure a mechanism which will enable the Council to manage joint working with health, and other partners following the development of the Greater Manchester Integrated Care System (ICS) and disestablishment of Trafford Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) on 30 June 2022. It was noted that the proposal provided an opportunity for the Council to review a range of existing agreements, and to provide for changes to procurement legislation.
(1) That the proposal be approved to enter into a single section 75 agreement for two years to secure joint commissioning arrangements for locality-based services between Trafford Council and the NHS GM Integrated Care Board (“GM ICB”) underpinned by an aligned budget.
(2) That the proposal be approved to continue the current contractual arrangements to deliver Community Health Services through the GM ICB as detailed in the report.
(3) That authority be delegated to the Corporate Director of Adult Services, in consultation with the Corporate Director of Governance and Community Strategy and the Director of Finance, to agree the final financial amounts and services in scope and to agree the terms and conditions of and to enter into any relevant legal documentation as required pursuant to these recommendations.