Issue details

Implementation of PHE Section 31Grant - Drug treatment and crime reduction proposals

Approval to waive the council’s Contract Standing Order 8.2 and award contracts to South London and Maudsley (SLaM) and Women in Prison for the provision of Section 31 Drug Treatment and Crime Reduction grant form Public Health England (PHE). The funding and proposals will cover staff and treatment costs as well as the commissioning support function to be provided by the council.

This grant is a one-off fund which will enable Lambeth to provide and test alternative models of Substance Misuse health services for those within the criminal justice system to access. The contract period is for 12 months from 1st April 2021 until 31st March 2022

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: 2. Financial;

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Notice of proposed decision first published: 12/07/2021

Decision due: 23 Sep 2021 by Cabinet Member for Health and Social Care (job-share)

Lead member: Cabinet Member for Health and Social Care (job-share)

Lead director: Strategic Director: Integrated Health and Adults Care

Department: Adults and Health

Contact: Robert Goodwin, Lead Commissioner Substance Misuse Email: