Decision details

Substance Misuse Re-commissioning - Complex Needs Element

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


A key decision is sought as: a) the treatment model that was originally approved by the H&WBB has changed in response to the Complex Needs lot; and b) the proposed solution seeks to invest more in commissioned services than the original approved commissioning budget.




1.             Approved the contract variations to enable some of the complex needs functions to be integrated into existing ROADS (Recovery Orientated Alcohol & Drugs Service) contracts held with both Bristol Drugs Project and Developing Health and Independence.


2.             Agreed a direct award to AWP (Avon & Wiltshire Partnership Trust) for the Specialist Advisory functions.

Report author: Katherine Williams

Publication date: 03/04/2018

Date of decision: 03/04/2018

Decided at meeting: 03/04/2018 - Cabinet

Effective from: 11/04/2018

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