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Mental health care pathway consultation (closed)

Project timeline

The timeline below shows the lifecycle of this project, including the current (active) stage and those already completed, as well as expected future stages and timings, if the scheme is approved and goes ahead to completion. Select any project stage to see extra detail, if available.

  1. Project launch

    Complete Stage completed: May 2021

    The launch of the project involved starting a procurement process, inviting potential care providers to participate in new care partnership

  2. Choose partnership members, early design work

    Complete Stage completed: August 2021

    This stage involved selection of interested care providers, and launching the first design phase of how the care partnership would work

  3. Public engagement and consultation

    Complete  8 November to 19 December 2021

    We are offering the public an opportunity to feed into the design of our proposed care pathway, as part of a wider public engagement with care providers, people with lived experience of mental health care, and their carers

  4. Start second stage of service procurement

    Active February 2022

    Invitation to care providers to submit their outline solutions to delivering services most effectively

  5. Consultation feedback report, update design

    Active March 2022

    We are publishing our consultation feedback report. We have done our best to reflect common themes in the refined model, and have included any changes we’ve made in the feedback report.

    We will use the consultation feedback to refine the care pathway design. We will also finalise the specification and draft contract for the second stage of procuring services from care providers.

  6. Service procurement discussions

    On targetMarch 2022

    Procurement period ends, with the deadline for submitting outline solutions, and the start of an initial dialogue phase with care providers about the details of how care would be delivered

  7. Procurement submissions deadline

    On target April 2022

    Agree full contractual and final detail of submissions with care providers

  8. Contract award

    On target June 2022

    Confirmation of the partnership care providers; mobilisation phase starts

  9. Partnership model implemented

    On target September 2022

    The new care pathway model will be operational, and accepting new referrals