Decision details

Leeds Health and Care Partnership - City Digital Governance - Memorandum of Agreement and Public Co-operation Agreement

Reference: D46268

Decision Maker: Executive Board

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes

Purpose:

Commit the Council to a Memorandum of Agreement to make strategic digital and information decisions upon a ‘Place First’ principle therefore anything which is ‘place-based’, and therefore enables or has an impact on integrated services or care, will be decided through joint partnership governance arrangements.

 

Enter into a public cooperation agreement effective from 1st April 2018 with the Leeds Health and Care Partnership for the delivery of shared digital and information services (where appropriate) to best support the delivery of integrated health and care and/or where this is economically advantageous and in the interests of the Leeds pound.

Decisions:

The Director of Resources and Housing submitted a report which sought support to commit the Council to a Memorandum of Agreement with Health partners in order to make strategic digital and information decisions supporting the delivery of integrated health and care through city partnership governance. The report also sought support for the decision to enter into a public co-operation agreement, effective from 1st April 2018 with the Health partners in the city for the delivery of shared digital and information services (where appropriate).

 

RESOLVED –

(a)  That it be noted that the Director of Resources and Housing will commit the Council to a ‘Memorandum of Agreement’ in order to make strategic digital and information decisions supporting the delivery of integrated health and care through city partnership governance, with it also being noted that the Council’s Officer Delegation Scheme will be updated to reflect this agreement;

 

(b)  That it be noted that the Director of Resources and Housing will enter into a public co-operation agreement effective from 1st April 2018 with the Health partners in the city for the delivery of shared digital and information services (where appropriate), in order to best support the delivery of integrated health and care, and/or where this is economically advantageous and it is in the interests of the Leeds pound;

 

(c)  That it be noted that the Director of Resources and Housing and the Chief Digital and Information Officer will take any decision to enter into any shared service schedules under the Council’s existing Officer Delegation Scheme.

 

Reason Key: Affects more than 1 ward;

Portfolio Holder: Executive Member for Resources and Strategy

Other reasons / organisations consulted

The Health and Care Partnership Executive Group including all partner organisations Chief Executives have approved this approach, the Leeds Informatics Board and the City Chief Information Officers have also recommended and supported this approach.

Lead members have been briefed on this paper and approach.

Consultees

Councillor James Lewis, Councillor Rebecca Charlwood, Councillor Barry Anderson

Contact: Dave Rowson 0113 37 84874 Email: Dave.Rowson@leeds.gov.uk.

Report author: Dave Rowson

Publication date: 12/02/2018

Date of decision: 07/02/2018

Decided at meeting: 07/02/2018 - Executive Board

Effective from: 17/02/2018

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