Agenda and minutes

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No. Item



To receive any apologies for absence.


Apologies were received from Denise Dawson, Joanne Newton, Nadia Baig and Jonathan Evans.


Minutes pdf icon PDF 109 KB

To consider the minutes of the meeting of the Integrated Commissioning Board held on 21 September 2021.



That the minutes of the meeting of the Integrated Commissioning Board held on 21st September 2021 be approved and signed as a correct record.


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.   


Dr C Duffy and Dr B Alam declared personal interests in relation to matters relating to CCG Contracts in so far as they related to GP Services.


HMR CCG Funding to RBC for Social Care and Support Services pdf icon PDF 203 KB

To consider the report of the Cabinet Member for Finance and Corporate / Chief Finance Officer (HMRCCG)


The Board considered a report which summarised the agreed ongoing funding arrangements from HMR CCG to RBC to support Adults and Children’s Social care services, and other support services.


The recommendations were put forward to inform the Board of the current ongoing funding arrangements in place which need to continue into future financial years.




1.    That the funding arrangements in place for 2021/22 and the planned future uplifts be noted;

2.    That it be noted that that all funding arrangements identified in the report are ongoing funding arrangements and that short-term funding agreements have been excluded for the purpose of the report.


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.



That the Press and Public be excluded from the meeting during consideration of the following item of business, in accordance with the provisions of Section 100A (4) of the Local Government Act 1972, as amended.


Reason for the resolution:

Should the press and public remain during debate on the four items there may be a disclosure of information that is deemed to be exempt under Parts 1 and 4 of Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972.


CCG Contract recommendations

To consider the report of the Cabinet Member for Health / Assistant Director – Commissioning (HMRCCG).


The Board considered a report which outlined the detailed recommendations for CCG contracts and grant agreements for 2022/23 onwards. The report sought approval for the contracts and grant agreements as outlined within the submitted report.


Alternatives considered:

No alternatives were presented within the report.




1.    That the following services that HMR CCG currently leads on the arrangements for be approved as follows:-

a)    Extension of the contract or grant arrangements for 1 year for the three services as detailed at 2.2 a) to c) in the submitted report;

b)    Extension of the contract or grant arrangements for 2 years for the thirteen services as detailed at 2.3 a) to m) in the submitted report;

c)    Extension of the contract or grant arrangements for 3 years for the twenty five services as detailed at 2.3 a) to y) in the submitted report.


2.    That the intention to explore options for the service detailed in 2.5 of the report which is funded until September 2022 be noted;

3.    That authority be delegated to the Chief Finance Officer and the Strategic Director of Commissioning to authorise the final contract values when agreed.


Reasons for the recommendation:


The Health and Care Bill 21-22 progressing through parliament introduces new measures to promote and enable collaboration in health and care. This includes the formal abolition of Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCG) and the transfer of responsibilities to the Integrated Care Board. For Heywood Middleton and Rochdale CCG this means that all areas will be covered by the Greater Manchester (GM) Integrated Care System.


As part of the preparations of the GM ICS, GM CCG Chief Finance Officers and Directors of Commissioning have approved several principles to ensure consistency in approach in our contracting that included the extension of contracts to provide stability during the transition.



Graham Burgess


The Board thanked Graham Burgess, the Independent Chair for the way in which he Chaired and guided the Board since the Board had been established and wished him well for the future.