9.121 Paper for Health and Wellbeing Board (HWB) meeting 12.9.17               9.8.17

To councillors on the Brighton and Hove Health and Wellbeing Board (HWB)
By John Kapp 22, Saxon Rd Hove BN3 4LE, 01273 417997,,
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1 Motion proposing a Vanguard Community Care Centre project

‘This meeting resolves that the City should become a Vanguard pilot project, trialling the Multi-speciality Community Provider (MCP) model of mental health care, by inviting third sector organisations to apply for a licence agreement contract to provide Community Care Centres to treat vulnerable citizens with evidence-based interventions, including the NICE recommended Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT) 8 week course and supporting meditations, on GP prescription, funded by the Better Care Fund of £25 mpa. (9.112, 9.116, 9.117)’

2 Summary and policy context.

3 What is the root cause of the epidemic of depression, and the crisis in primary care?

4 Legislation and funding intended to end the crisis in primary care in England.

5 CBT should now be replaced with MBCT in IAPT and the Wellbeing Service

6 The intervention

7 Community Care Centres

8 The Better Care Fund (BCF) would be spent on treating Rachel or Dave

9 How would providers be recruited?

10 What take up of licencees and patients do you expect?

11 This scheme incentivises providers to satisfy their clients

12 Conclusion

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