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Commissioning Update 17/02/2021
Tameside and Glossop CCG is responsible for commissioning learning disability and autism services within Tameside and Glossop. The current service provider, Tameside and Glossop Integrated Care Foundation Trust (ICFT), gave the CCG notice that they no longer wish to provider adult learning disability and autism services after 1st October 2021. The Tameside Locality Plan describes the need for these services to be integrated with other health and social care services in order to maximise the benefits delivered to residents.  
Due to the emergency timescales provided by the notification, the creation of a new contract and the outcomes and service specifications within it are yet to be prepared and need to be developed based on the experience of existing service provision, compliance with the NHS Long Term Plan, the outcomes of the formation of Integrated Care System, development of regional strategy around LD and Autism and the Contractual form of Clinical Commissioning Groups in Greater Manchester.
Whilst that development work is underway the CCG needs to secure ongoing provision on an interim basis within timescales. The CCG has therefore asked Pennine Care NHS Foundation Trust, which has existing local Learning Disability and Autism Services, to step in and deliver this contract on an interim basis. This option to vary an existing contract in emergency circumstances, in compliance with Regulation 72 of the Public Contract Regulations would need to be followed by a full procurement within 18-24 months after which time it is expected that there would have been parallel development of the service specification, design and CCG development to allow for a fuller process to be undertaken in a timely manner.
The CCG anticipates that this process will take 24 months. This was approved at the Strategic Commissioning Board on the 10th February 2021.

Helping us to shape our plans 

As an emerging Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) we wanted to capture the views of patients, public and stakeholders by asking them their views on the vision and principles of our organisation.

We wanted to give people the opportunity to let us know how we were doing in the early stages of shaping the health and wellbeing priorities for the population of Tameside and Glossop. 

How were the priorities developed? 

We have consulted our public, local public sector organisations, GPs, hospital clinicians in drawing the ideas for the five year commissioning strategy together. It reflects those views of all our interested parties. 

We ran a survey in May 2012 aimed at sharing our ambitions and involved a wide range of stakeholders to help shape our plans. The survey closed in September 2012. 

Where can I access the CCG’s five year commissioning strategy along with the survey analysis? 

The full strategy has now been published and can be found below. The following documents are in Portable Document Format (PDF). 


5 Year Commissioning Strategy 2012 – 2017 FINAL

5 Year Commissioning Strategy 2012 - 2017 (easy read version)

Children and Young People’s Emotional Wellbeing and Mental Health Transformation Plan 2015 - 2020 

The Government is making the mental health and emotional wellbeing of children and young people a priority.  NHS Tameside and Glossop Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) and its partners are committed to improving children’s and young people’s mental health and emotional wellbeing information, advice, guidance and support.  We want to use this opportunity to transform our local services. This summary plan explains how we plan to do this.

Children and Young Peoples Emotional Wellbeing and Mental Health Transformation Plan Refresh 2015-2021, March 2020

Final Children and Young People Local Transformation Plan (September 2018)

Plan Update (January 2017)

The Priorities Update (Jan 2017)

Children and Young People's Emotional and Wellbeing and Mental Health Plan 2015 - 2021

The Priorities 2015

Children and Young People's Emotional Wellbeing and Mental Health Transformation Plan 2015-2020 (Easy Read Version 2015)

Children and Young People's Emotional Wellbeing and Mental Health Services Board's Terms of Reference

Public Health Reports

How else can I get involved? 

This strategy is the start of our journey as a CCG, we will be developing plans around our clinical priorities, integration and system reform, joint working and continuous improvement and would welcome your involvement at all stages of our planning. 

Tameside and Glossop (T&G) Parent Infant Mental Health Care Pathway

In Tameside and Glossop we are dedicated to improving the mental health of infants/children (0-2 years) and their parents and carers, and to support them irrespective of their level of need. Our focus includes prioritising both perinatal mental ill health and the parent-infant relationship. The link below will take you to the document that highlights the developments in this area.

Tameside and Glossop Parent Infant Mental Health Care Pathway