Decision details

Northamptonshire's Integrated Care System

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: No



a)    Noted that the nomination process for West Northamptonshire Council’s representative on the Integrated Care Board (ICB) is subject to strict legal requirements and that the nomination would be made by the Leader of the Council in consultation with the Director of Legal and Democratic Services.

b)    Noted the West Health and Wellbeing Board Terms of Reference for the Integrated Care System from the 1st July 2022 which would be put forward for approval at full council on the 30th June 2022

c)    Noted the proposed governance structure for the Integrated Care Partnership (West Place) which were put forward for approval at the Integrated Care Partnership Shadow Board on the 31st May 2022 and the West Health and Wellbeing Board on the 7th June 2022

d)    Cabinet noted the chairing arrangements for the Integrated Care Partnership Board.

e)    Approved the proposed Local Area Partnerships (LAP’s) for the West Place as part of the ICP following consultation with stakeholders

f)     Approved the proposal for one elected member per unitary ward to sit on each of the nine Local Area Partnerships.

g)    Further updates would be presented to Cabinet, Full Council and People Scrutiny as the ICS develops to ensure the Council has appropriate oversight.



·         As set out in the Act the local authority needed to have a representative on the Integrated Care Board and a process for the nomination.

·         The Act set out new statutory responsibilities for the Health and Wellbeing Board and as the board is a statutory function of the local authority these changes needed to be approved by full council as per West Northamptonshire’s Council Constitution.

·         West Northamptonshire Council had a significant role in the development and delivery of the Integrated Care Partnership and this paper sets out the areas where the council has shaped key proposals in line with the legislation and guidance.





Publication date: 14/06/2022

Date of decision: 14/06/2022

Decided at meeting: 14/06/2022 - Cabinet

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