Project Description

Mental Health and Learning Disabilities Programme Leadership

North Lincolnshire CCG

Objectives

Attain was commissioned to provide senior leadership to the mental health and learning disabilities commissioning team and to support the CCGs mental health programme more widely.

This included:

  • Engaging with partner organisations to develop a mental health strategy for North Lincolnshire

  • Working with the head of commissioning to identify gaps and development needs across the team

  • Improving the contracting and commissioning relationships and processes with the mental health provider trust

  • Providing strategic leadership for mental health and learning disabilities across the CCG

What we did

Our support included:

  • Working with senior leads from the mental health trust, the Council and the voluntary sector, to develop a five year mental health strategy

  • Working with the finance team and the trust to develop a mental health investment strategy

  • Working with the COO and director of nursing to review and revise the mental health contract management structure and approach and developing a work programme for the following year

  • Providing day-to-day management and leadership to the mental health and learning disabilities commissioning team and wider support to the head of commissioning to produce and implement a team development programme

Our impact

Our results included:

  • All partners signed up the mental health strategy, improving collaboration and supporting work on integration with the Council

  • Revised contract management processes in place, based on a collaborative approach to identifying and addressing issues and to service development

  • Relationship between the CCG and mental health trust significantly improved, including collaborative development of a mental health investment strategy for the next three years

  • Working with the trust, developed an innovative model for mental health support in Primary Care Networks and secured funding from both the CCG and the trust to rapidly implement this

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