Issue details

Children and Young People Mental Health Service Section 76 Agreement

Decision deleted – it was agreed that the proposed decision as described would not sufficiently reflect the actions that would need to be taken to support the commissioning and procurement of a new Service from April 2017.


An amended proposed decision was created and can be viewed here:


Amended decision


This entry should have been deleted at that time.




To agree that Kent County Council will enter into Section 76 arrangements (under the NHS Act 2006) for the purpose of jointly procuring a mental health service for children and young people including children in care and integrated provision within the heath needs pupil referral units, and to delegate authority to the Corporate Director of Social Care, Health and Wellbeing or other nominated officer to undertake the necessary actions to enter into the S76 arrangements.

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Expenditure or savings of more than £1m;

Decision status: For Determination

Division affected: (All Division);

Notice of proposed decision first published: 20/06/2016

Department: Social Care, Health & Wellbeing

Contact: Carol Infanti, Strategic Commissioning Manager 03000 416294 carol.infanti Email:


The Children’s Social Care and Health Cabinet Committee and Health Overview and Scrutiny Committee have been consulted and regularly updated on the development of the Emotional Wellbeing Strategy, CAMHS procurement and development of the service specification.

The proposed decision will be discussed at the Children’s Social Care and Health Cabinet Committee meeting on 5 July 2016

Financial implications: Carol Infanti Strategic Commissioning 03000 416294

Legal implications: 16/00052