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To receive any apologies for absence.
The Chair welcomed everyone to the meeting and informed the Board that at present the meeting was not quorate, but that another Member was expected to attend. With the agreement of all Members present the Board would hold informal discussions around some items on the Agenda that no decision was required for and would only be officially noted once the meeting was quorate.
It was subsequently noted that Councillor Rowbotham was unable to attend and submitted her apologies.
Declarations of Interest
Members are required to declare any disclosable pecuniary, personal or personal and prejudicial interests they may have and the nature of those interests relating to items on this agenda and/or indicate if S106 of the Local Government Finance Act 1992 applies to them.
Councillor Heakin and Dr Duffy declared non-pecuniary interests in agenda item 13 – Saving Proposals.
Transformation Position Statement
The Committee will receive a presentation on the Transformation Position Statement. (45 Minutes)
The Strategic Commissioning Director for the CCG and the Chief Officer for the Local Care Organisation (LCO) provided Board Members update presentation on the Transformation Position Statement.
The presentation outlined to the Board;
• A reminder of the benefits of transformation
• A reminder of the Key Gross Benefits
• Rochdale Locality Investment Agreement movement to date
• Whole Programme impact of new transformation financial plan 2018/19-2020/21
• LCO Key Gross Benefits and Investment by workstream 2018-19 to 2020-21
• Next Steps: One Rochdale Health and Care
• Key Gross Benefits and Investment by Theme 2018-19 to 2020-21
• Planned Care Recovery
• Risk Evaluation: the latest Forecast of Key Benefits, by POD, by Theme, 2018-19 to 2020-21
• Next Steps for Transformation Programme.
It was reported that the Rochdale HEATT emergency response car had been a finalist in HSJ Awards in the category of ‘Improvement in Emergency and Urgent Care’ recognising its success.
Members held discussions with Officers around benefits of transformation in particular cashable benefits, with it being noted that the Local Care Organisation (LCO) were responsible for two thirds of the key gross benefits to either reinvest or close the locality gap.
Family Service Model
Members will receive a verbal update on the Family Service Model. (10 Minutes)
Members received a verbal update on the Family Service Model in regards to the current position of the Pennie Care NHS Foundation Trust (PCFT).
It was reported that currently no decision had been taken by the PCFT Board, but they had indicated their intention to focus on being a Mental Health and Learning Disability provider and not provide community services. It was noted that the PCFT Board would meet on the 19th December 2018 and it was expected that the position would become clearer.
It was noted that if the PCFT no longer provided Community services, this would have an impact on Children and Young people services and progression of a Family Service Model had been paused until PCFT’s position had been confirmed.
In response to Members questions around the impact to service provision the expected decision my have, it was reported that in the short-term there would be no impact on services.
Exclusion of Press and Public
To consider that the press and public be excluded from the remaining part of the meeting pursuant to Section 100(A)4 of the Local Government Act 1972 on the grounds that discussions may involve the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in the provisions of Part 1 of Schedule 12A to the Local Government Act 1972 and public interest would not be served in publishing the information.
At this point in the meeting the Chair asked that the Press and Public be excluded from the meeting during discussion of the following item of business, in accordance with the provisions of Section 100A (3) of the Local Government Act 1972, as amended.
The Integrated Commissioning Board are asked to consider the savings proposals. (30 Minutes)
The Board received a report that provided Members with recommendations regarding savings proposals to contribute to closing the budget gap for the Integrated Health & Social Care Pooled Fund for 2019/20 & 2020/21.
The Board considered each saving proposal in turn, making a number of comments for Officers to consider.
The Chair with the agreement of the Board adjourned the meeting at 5pm as no items of business could be concluded due to the meeting not being quorate. The meeting be reconvened as soon as possible.