The Greater Manchester Combined Authority will
invest up to £750,000 with St Mary’s Sexual Assault and
Referral Centre (SARC) for the provision of forensic medical
examinations for victims of rape and sexual assault in Greater
Manchester, and also for the forensic consumables required to
operate the service This is for the period 1st April 2022 –
31st March 2023.
The SARC service is jointly funded by the Greater Manchester Health and Social Care Partnership on a 50/50 basis and as such, the amount indicated above is the total SARC budget. The GMCA contribution is half of this. (£375k).
It is important to note that actual costs for the SARC service for 2022-23 are still being finalised. This decision notice has been estimated to cover expected costs, however with some shortfall possible. This will be funded by reserves where necessary.
£670k Doctors Fees
£70k Consumables required to undertake FME