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An Introduction to becoming a commissioning organisation. Dr Dorothy Gregson FFPH Chief Executive Cambridgeshire Police Authority. Today’s talk. History of APACE guidance What’s in the guidance What we’re doing in Cambridgeshire. An Introduction to Becoming a Commissioning Organisation. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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Slide 1An Introduction to becoming a commissioning organisation
Dr Dorothy Gregson FFPH
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Today’s talk
What we’re doing in Cambridgeshire
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An Introduction to Becoming a Commissioning Organisation
First of four intended guidance documents linked to commissioning cycle
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Dominant Public sector model – supports alignment and collaboration with others
Transformational & Transactional – business model and set of processes
Systems thinking – holistic model for change
User centric
Outcome focussed
Transparent – rational resource allocation
The process of specifying, securing and monitoring services to meet individuals’ needs at a strategic level…
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Commissioning Cycle
Understand local outcomes, needs, resources and priorities.
Plan to use tax payers money effectively, efficiently, equitably and in a sustainable way, individually and collaboratively.
Do - Make decisions to secure improved outcomes together
Review - Monitor service delivery against expected outcomes and recognising that this is not a closed loop but an on-going cycle
What it means in practice
A commissioning cycle might take months or years
Stages of the cycle are dynamic and may overlap
The extent of each stage will depend upon the complexity and scale of the services being commissioned
Your commissioning cycle should influence and be influenced by others
The cycle should be a continuous improvement process
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Commissioning Types
Service level commissioning Traditional goods and services contracts, new grant giving power, section 23 collaboration agreements.
Co-commissioning or Joint Commissioning CSPs provide a mechanism for co-commissioning, e.g. for integrated offender management often have aligned budgets, similarly Drug and Alcohol Action Teams and Youth Offending Teams may have aligned or pooled budgets
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Commissioning Types
Decommissioning Process of planning and managing a reduction in service activity or terminating a contract or Service Level Agreement in line with commissioning objectives. It is an important part of aligning services with needs, outcomes and resources, particularly in times of budget constraint. The recent contract changes for DAAT seen in many areas
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Cambridgeshire Police Authority
Scrutiny Committee
Returning Officer’s Operational Election Group
District Councils
Transition Planning Working Group
Community Safety Partnerships x6
Governance and Audit Committee
Police and Crime Plan 2013
The Full Police Authority is responsible for initial approval of the transition plan and external reporting to HMIC.
The progress is monitored in public through the Scrutiny Committee.
The Governance and Audit Committee reviews the CPA risk register which incorporates the risks associated with transition.
The Partnership Transition Group brings together representatives from the CPA, Cambridgeshire, Peterborough and the District Councils (including Cambs’ Returning Officer) and reports to the Cambridgeshire Countywide Strategic Community Safety Board and feeds into the Transition Planning Working Group.
Additional Information:-
The local authority led Cambridgeshire Police and Crime Panel Project Board is responsible for establishing a functioning Police and Crime Panel and reports to the Cambridgeshire Countywide Strategic Community Safety Board, the Board includes representation from Cambridgeshire, Peterborough and the District Councils.
Police and Crime Plan to technocrat foundation for October 2012
Full re-write post November 2012
Embedding into currents YOS, DAAT, CSP planning processes
Victim and Offender joint strategic needs assessment linking to:
CSPs assessments
Grants with LAs
Private sector procurement
Work CSAS, volunteers
Imagine that known evidence based interventions have been fully implemented
Cardiff Model of sharing A&E / ambulance data with CSPs / licensing committees can reduce violence
Hotspot policing – can bring down crime and increase confidence in neighbourhood
Community restorative justice, custody and courts link to effective diversion schemes which reduce costs to tax payers and are achieving better outcomes
Next Step Cambs
June first draft of victim, offender and witness needs assessment
July /August / Sept discussion on Police & Crime objectives to:
Understanding contract implications
October 2012 – link PCC’s manifestos in to the process
Nov 2012 draft Police & Crime Plan for newly elected PCC to consider
Jan 2013 Police and Crime Plan to be considered by partners including Police and Crime Panel
March 2013 Publication of Police and Crime Plan including how grants will be used.
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Becoming a commissioning organisation is a journey not an accreditation
Ensure systems and processes are not over engineered, be flexible and responsive to change both internally and externally
Be outward facing, partnership and stakeholder focused, flexible and responsive to the needs of the community,
Invest in your personnel, valuing their skills, developing their capability and empowering them.
A true commissioning and learning organisation actively seeks to involve service users at each commissioning stage so that they become co-designers and co-producers of the positive outcomes which commissioning strives to achieve.
Encourage innovation and do not stifle it.
It is simple – understand, plan, do and review - strive for continuous improvement.
You Are Not Alone…