Issue details

Commissioning East Sussex Community Network (ESCN)

To agree the East Sussex Joint Community Mental Health Commissioning of core services known as the East Sussex Community Network (ESCN).

This project is to recommission all community provision in scope (£4,500,000), aligning support with emerging mental health transformation, and Emotional Wellbeing Services (EWS) in Primary Care, ensuring compatibility and interoperability through co-design and development. 

This is driven by local place-based priorities, including service users and their carers, NHS Sussex, East Sussex Local Authority, Primary Care Networks (PCN) and EWS workstreams. It will ensure that future services maximise the offers of support for people in their local communities.


Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Expenditure > £500,000 and affects more than 1 ward;

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Divisions affected: (All Divisions);

Notice of proposed decision first published: 31/05/2023

Decision due: 31 Aug 2023 by Lead Member for Adult Social Care and Health

Lead member: Lead Member for Adult Social Care and Health

Lead director: Director of Adult Social Care and Health

Department: Adult Social Care and Health

Contact: Kenny Mackay, Strategic Commissioning Manager (Mental Health) 01323 463946 Email: Tel: 01323 463946.


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