This service is designed to support the police
to navigate the health and social care system in cases which
involve conveyance to hospital, liaison with community mental
health teams, and in particular when they are considering detention
under section 136 of the Mental Health Act 1983.
The service provides Mental Health Practitioners who are based in the GMP Force Contact Centre (Vulnerability Support Unit) at the Greater Manchester Police Force Headquarters.
The contract is a joint agreement between GMP and NHS England.
A direct award is appropriate under regulation 12 (7) of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 relating to the award of contracts which establish or implement co-operation between contracting authorities
Decision type: Non-key
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Notice of proposed decision first published: 20/05/2022
Decision due: 19 Apr 2022 by Director for Police, Crime, Criminal Justice and Fire, GM Deputy Mayor, Treasurer GMCA
Contact: Lisa Lees Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.