5 Draft Partnership Commissioning Intentions for Adults 2017/18 and 2018/19 PDF 174 KB
5.1 Susanna Masters provided the Board with an overview of the draft Partnership Commissioning Intentions for Adults.
5.2 NHS Lewisham Clinical Commissioning Group (LCCG) and Lewisham Council are responsible for commissioning the majority of health and care services in Lewisham. The ‘Intentions’ set out the shared plans and priorities to commission health and care for adults for the next two years (2017-19. There are separate Partnership Commissioning Intentions for children and young people’s services.
5.3 The intentions are intended to give health and care partners and the public an initial understanding of the specific commissioning areas that will be focussed on – Prevention and Early Action, Planned Care and Urgent and Emergency Care – in order that they may provide feedback to inform future planning.
5.4 Members of the Board made the following comments regarding the report:
· The health and wellbeing advice and brief interventions delivered by community pharmacies as part of the ‘Healthy Living Pharmacies’ initiative may be impacted by the national reduction in funding. This is due to take effect from December 2016, though may be staggered.
5.5 Action: The Board agreed the recommendations contained within the report.