DD1157 London Health Commission – Expenditure

Type of decision: 
Director's decision
Code: 
DD1157
Date signed: 
05 March 2014
Decision by: 
Jeff Jacobs, Head of Paid Service

Executive summary

MD1286 records the Mayor’s approval of the receipt of an expected £4.0m from NHS England (final amount may be subject to negotiation) to fund a range of activities including the establishment of the London Health Commission and a GLA contribution of up to £35k in this regard; and delegation of authority to the Executive Director of Communities and Intelligence to take all further actions required to implement Commission activities.

The Commission will examine issues about how health improvement and the healthcare system can best operate to meet the needs of London and improve health outcomes for Londoners.

The GLA will work alongside the Commission to support the project management and stakeholder engagement elements of the Commission’s work and this DD details the GLA staffing resources required for this. The commission also require a service provider to provide the project management and commissioning expertise. On approval of this decision form the GLA will commence a competitive procurement process in accordance with the GLA’s Contracts and Funding Code and recruitment of staff.

Part 1: Non-confidential facts and advice