Issue details

Public Health Nursing Service

To seek approval to extend the current Section 76 Agreement with Gloucestershire Care Services to continue providing the integrated Public Health Nursing Service for two further years, plus a discretionary two years (April 2020 to March 2024).

Decision type: Key

Decision status: Recommendations Approved (subject to call-in)

Notice of proposed decision first published: 09/09/2019

Decision due: 9 Oct 2019 by Cabinet

Lead member: Cabinet Member - Public Health and Communities

Contact: Sarah Scott, Director of Public Health Email: Tel: 01452-328600.


This proposal builds on the extensive consultation undertaken as part of the decision to remodel the Public Health Nursing Service made in December 2016


Pre report: Engagement with Gloucestershire Care Services and partner agencies that commission and deliver health and social care services to families.


Post report: An evaluation of the three year remodelling of the Public Health Service (April 2017-March 2020) is planned for winter 2019.  This will seek to obtain the views of professionals and service users.

Scrutiny Input: None


  • NHS Long Term Plan, January 2019  
  • Gloucestershire County Council Children and Family Centre Cabinet Report - July 2019