17/08/2022 - Fair Cost of Care and (Draft) Market Sustainability Plan

Board to approve the Cost of Care Exercise and Draft Market Sustainability Plan for submission to the Department for Health and Social Care (DHSC) in October 2022.  There are required as part of the package of reforms in Adult Social Care.  A final version of the Market Position Statement is due to be submitted in February 2023.

Decision Maker: Executive Board

Decision due date: 20/10/2022

Lead officer: Damian Nolan

Notice of decision: 17/08/2022


17/08/2022 - Award of Community Infection Prevention and Control Service

HBC Public Health Team jointly commission the provision of Community Infection, Prevention and Control Services with St Helens and Warrington Authorities, with St Helens providing the lead commissioning support.  The service is currently provided by the 3 Borough’s Infection Control Team hosted by St Helens CCG.  The contract was due to be commission in April 2020, however the emergency measures have been used to provide an extension to the contract as a result of Covid.  The service now needs retendering and a procurement process is being undertaken.  The results of the process will be available by December 2022 for a new provider to commence the contract from April 1 2023 with the agreement of the Executive Board (alongside the relevant approval of joint commissioning authorities).

Decision Maker: Executive Board

Decision due date: 08/12/2022

Lead officer: Sarah Johnson Griffiths

Notice of decision: 17/08/2022