Decision details

Preventative Mental Health and Wellbeing service: contracting options from 1 April 2021

Decision Maker: Integrated Commissioning Board

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes


Service Review / Grant Funded agreement


Consideration was given to a report of the Director of Commissioning seeking approval of amendments to the contracting of preventative mental health and wellbeing services; and, approval of commencing new arrangements from 1 April 2021.


Alternatives considered

The existing contract ends on 31 March 2021. To do nothing would leave the residents of HMR with no access to these prevention level mental health services.



That the arrangements for this service from an NHS national contract to an NHS grant funded service using the current specification with a view to commencing the new arrangement from the 1st April 2021. The commissioning intention is to issue two 12 month grant agreements to be confirmed to Rochdale & District MIND in writing to provide a level of assurance and stability to the provider.


Reason for resolution

The council and CCG have conducted a review of prevention services and mental health prevention services to ensure a whole system approach. The review of the current provision was very positive with all 6 services within the contract performing above expectations.  The recommendation seeks to build on these successes to provide continuity for local residents who benefit from the Mental Health and Wellbeing Service.

Report author: Mike O'Keeffe

Publication date: 20/10/2020

Date of decision: 29/09/2020

Decided at meeting: 29/09/2020 - Integrated Commissioning Board

Effective from: 06/10/2020

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