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Decision details

Joint Commissioning: The Sheffield Response To The NHS Long Term Plan

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes

Purpose:

Cabinet will be asked to note the ongoing work of the Joint Commissioning Committee and the work underway to align service change, investment, contracting processes and collective commissioning intentions with financial planning.

 

Decision:

8.1

The Director of Public Health submitted a report setting out Sheffield City Council’s (SCC) support to the ongoing development of arrangements for implementing the priorities in the NHS Long Term Plan (LTP). It described several key principles that Cabinet were asked to endorse, then explained how, through the various joint arrangements already in place, Sheffield is responding to the challenges set out in that Plan. It identified a number of areas where the LTP’s aspirations are considered to be too weak, set out the Council’s response to those areas, and described SCC’s aspirations for how the health and care system should work at neighbourhood, city and ‘Integrated Care System’ (ICS) geographies.

 

 

8.2

RESOLVED: That Cabinet:-

 

 

 

(a)

notes and endorses the Council’s response to the NHS Long Term Plan, as set out in the report;

 

 

 

 

(b)

endorses the direction of travel set out in the next steps section of the report; and

 

 

 

 

(c)

requests that the Cabinet Member for Health and Social Care engages in a dialogue with South Yorkshire and Bassetlaw (SY&B) ICS to ensure that the position set out in this report is given due consideration.

 

 

 

8.3

Reasons for Decision

 

 

 

Following consultation with the Clinical Commissioning Group and the Council, the report is the agreed way forward.

 

 

8.4

Alternatives Considered and Rejected

 

 

 

To not accept the recommendations in the report.

 

 

8.5

Any Interest Declared or Dispensation Granted

 

 

None

 

 

8.6

Reason for Exemption if Public/Press Excluded During Consideration

 

 

None

 

 

8.7

Respective Director Responsible for Implementation

 

 

Greg Fell, Director of Public Health

 

 

8.8

Relevant Scrutiny and Policy Development Committee If Decision Called In

 

 

Healthier Communities and Adult Social Care

 

Report author: Eleanor Rutter

Publication date: 27/11/2019

Date of decision: 20/11/2019

Decided at meeting: 20/11/2019 - Cabinet

Effective from: 03/12/2019

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