Decision details

Healthy Child Programme - future commissioning arrangements

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: For Determination

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No



The Cabinet:


(1)  Approved that the preferred option be selected to secure future provision of the Healthy Child Programme for Portsmouth families. The preferred option is, subject to the appropriate statutory consultation, to establish a partnership agreement between Portsmouth City Council and Solent NHS Trust under Section 75 of the National Health Service Act 2006 from 1st July 2019 for a term of three years, with possible further extension;


(2)  Delegated authority to the Director, Children, Families and Education, in consultation with

·         the Cabinet Member for Health, Wellbeing and Social Care,

·         the Cabinet Member for Children and Families,

·         the Director of Public Health,

·         the Section 151 officer (or their representative) and;

·         the City Solicitor (or their representative)

to enter into negotiations with Solent NHS Trust and to approve the terms of the Section 75 agreement; and


(3)  Authorised the City Solicitor to prepare and to execute the Section 75 Agreement to give effect to the terms approved as above.


Report author: Claire Currie

Publication date: 06/11/2018

Date of decision: 06/11/2018

Decided at meeting: 06/11/2018 - Cabinet

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