Decision details

NHS Contracts 2024/25

Decision Maker: Heywood, Middleton and Rochdale Locality Board

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


The Board discussed declarations of interest and agreed that all Board Members could stay in the meeting room during consideration of this agenda item. However, only Council’s Elected Members and NHS Greater Manchester Representatives took part to the decision on this matter.


The Board considered a report of the Associate Director of Transformation and Delivery, NHS Greater Manchester (GM) Heywood, Middleton and Rochdale (HMR) which sought approval in principle of the proposed intentions for the NHS contracts which were due to expire in 2024/25. The list of contracts was outlined at appendix 2 of the report.


The Senior Officer was in attendance to present the report and answered the questions of the Board.



1.    That the locality contract intentions, as outlined in appendix 2 of the report, be approved in principle;

2.    That it be noted that these contract intentions are subject to approval from NHS Greater Manchester;

3.    That it be noted that the financial (STAR) process and any procurement or waiver applications require approval from NHS Greater Manchester team.


Alternatives considered and rejected:

As per paragraph 4 of the report.


Reason for decision:

To enable the contract approval process to progress with NHS Greater Manchester for the Integrated Care Board’s approval.

Report author: Nina Collinge

Publication date: 04/12/2023

Date of decision: 28/11/2023

Decided at meeting: 28/11/2023 - Heywood, Middleton and Rochdale Locality Board

Effective from: 12/12/2023

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