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Items
No. Item

48.

Apologies for Absence

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Apologies had been received from:

Lorna Quigley

Councillor Tom Usher

Graham Hodkinson

Julie Webster

49.

Minutes of meeting Tuesday, 14 January 2020 of Joint Strategic Commissioning Board pdf icon PDF 63 KB

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Resolved -

 

That the minutes of the meeting of the Joint Strategic Commissioning Board held on 14 January 2020 be agreed as a correct record and signed by the Chair.

50.

Declarations of Interest

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There were no declarations of interests.

51.

Pooled Fund Finance Report pdf icon PDF 123 KB

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The interim chief finance officer introduced this report which provided a description of the arrangements that had been put in place to support effective integrated commissioning.  It sets out the key issues in respect of:

a) the expenditure areas that are included in the 2019/20 shared (“pooled”) fund

b) the current and future risk and gain share arrangements.

 

Members noted that the budget was balanced with no outstanding issues. Several risks had been identified, some of which had occurred and officers were considering the appropriate share of risk. They also noted that the section 75 agreement was for one year and officers were looking at reviewing it.

 

Resolved - That the report, including the financial position at 30 November 2019, be noted.

52.

Fee Setting for 2020/21. pdf icon PDF 145 KB

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The Assistant Director for the Integrated Commissioning Programme introduced this report which reported the outcome of five weeks of consultation with care providers with regard to the proposed 2020-21 fee rates for services provided for adults and older people in Wirral.

 

Proposals were made within the context of continuing significant financial pressures for both providers and the Council, and having considered feedback from 27 providers.  The Council had given due regard to local market pressures and providers’ actual costs of care, as well as its own financial circumstances. The consultation had covered services provided on behalf of Wirral Adult Care and Health and NHS Wirral Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) as part of its joint commissioning arrangements as Wirral Health and Care Commissioning.

 

Wirral Borough Council’s two Cabinet Members, sitting as a Committee of the Cabinet, Resolved - That

(1)  the proposed rates and fees recommended by officers within the report be approved, to take effect from 1 April 2020.

(2)  The CCG be asked to note the position.

 

The CCG noted the position.

53.

Award of Public Health Contracts for the Adult Tier Two Weight Management Service pdf icon PDF 137 KB

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The Chair introduced this report which informed the Joint Strategic Commissioning Board (JSCB) of the outcome of the re-commissioning process for the Tier 2 Weight Management Service for Wirral and requested authorisation to award contracts to successful bidders following the tender evaluation process.It was necessary to recommission this service to comply with the Public Contract Regulations and Wirral Council Contract Procedure Rules.

 

Wirral Borough Council’s two Cabinet Members, sitting as a Committee of the Cabinet, Resolved –

 

That the award of the contract for Tier 2 weight management services be authorised as detailed in the appendices to the report.

 

The CCG noted the decision.

54.

Exempt Information - Exclusion of the Press and Public

The following items contain exempt information.

 

RECOMMENDATION:  That, under section 100 (A) (4) of the Local Government Act 1972, the public be excluded from the meeting during consideration of the following items of business on the grounds that they involve the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined by paragraph 3 of Part I of Schedule 12A (as amended) to that Act. The Public Interest test has been applied and favours exclusion.

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Resolved - That, under section 100 (A) (4) of the Local Government Act 1972, the public be excluded from the meeting during consideration of the following items of business on the grounds that they involve the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined by paragraph 3 of Part I of Schedule 12A (as amended) to that Act. The Public Interest test has been applied and favours exclusion.

55.

Award of Public Health Contracts for the Adult Tier Two Weight Management Service - Exempt appendix

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Resolved -

 

That further to Minute No 53 above the content of the exempt appendix circulated with the agenda be noted.