Decision details

St Helens Borough Council Outbreak Management Plan and Membership and Terms of Reference for The People's Board

Decision Maker: Council Leader

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: No

Purpose:

To approve the Outbreak Management Plan for St Helens Borough and the Membership and Terms of Reference for The People’s Board.

Decision:

To approve the following documents to support Outbreak Management to be published on St Helens Council Website

 

St Helens Borough Council Outbreak Management Summary

St Helens Borough Council Outbreak Management Plan

Appendix 1: Outbreak Control Information

Appendix 2: Regulatory Powers

Appendix 3: Example Letters and forms

Appendix 4: PHE NW COVID-19 Resource Pack for Care Homes

Appendix 5: PHE NW COVID-19 Resource Pack for St. Helens Schools

Terms of Reference for the Health Protection Board

Terms of Reference Outbreak Management Board

Membership and Terms of Reference for The People’s Board

 

All documents may be updated based on new guidance

Reasons for the decision:

Councils have been asked to publish their Outbreak Management Plans by the end of June 2020. In order to meet the deadline we request an emergency decision.

 

There are new responsibilities for Local Authorities to be responsible for COVID-19

Outbreak Management.  The governance needs to be in place by the end of June

2020. The new Outbreak Management Board will report to The People’s Board and

the updated Terms of Reference will be presented to the Board at the end of July 2020.

 

Alternative options considered:

The plan could be published with retrospective Cabinet approval.

Publication date: 30/06/2020

Date of decision: 30/06/2020

Accompanying Documents: