Decision details

Overview of Pooled Budget Arrangements and 2019/20 Better Care Fund Financial plan

Decision Maker: Health and Care Board

Decision status: Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


An update of BCF pooled arrangement performance, and review of pooled budget arrangements going forward.


RESOLVED (unanimously) that the Health and Care Board noted the contents of the report in particular the funding contributions, management and monitoring arrangements.

Reasons for the decision:

A new Better Care Fund plan must be submitted to NHS England during 2019/20 for sign off.  The financial plan and the proposed schemes under the pooled budget were put forward in February 2019 and approved by the Joint Commissioning Committee with the agreement of the Finance and Performance Committee and S151 Officer of the council. 

Alternative options considered:


Report author: Sarah James

Publication date: 04/06/2019

Date of decision: 04/06/2019

Decided at meeting: 04/06/2019 - Health and Care Board

Effective from: 12/06/2019

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