Decision details

The Health and Care Bill: implications for Southwark Council

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: For Determination

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To note the implications of the Health and Care Bill for Southwark Council and approve organisational responses to the bill.




1.  That the following be noted:


a)  the creation of the South East London (SEL) integrated care system (ICS) which came in to operation 1 July 2022, the details of which are set out in the report

b)  how the SEL ICS is intended to work with existing health bodies, including the health and wellbeing board

c)  the interim arrangements which came into place from 1 July 2022 for an initial period of 12 months

d)  the risks and opportunities associated with this transition, as set out in paragraph 25 of the report

e)  the council’s ambitions for future joint arrangements, as set out in a joint statement by the then SEL Integrated Care Board chief executive designate and chief executive of Southwark Council, see Appendix 1 of the report.


2.  That having noted the council’s ambitions for future joint arrangements, the establishment of a new position, which will be at minimum grade 17, to be jointly appointed to by the council and SEL Integrated Care Board be approved.

Report author: Althea Loderick

Publication date: 19/10/2022

Date of decision: 18/10/2022

Decided at meeting: 18/10/2022 - Cabinet

Effective from: 13/10/2022

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