The Cross Cutting Functions Board met on 12 July 2012 and discussed the following:
- DH / Enabled Estate
- Shared Services
The Summary minute is below
A small amendment was made to the previous minutes, in response to a request by HR Transition Programme Director. There were no further comments or matters arising.
2 Programme Overview
The Integrated Programme Office is reviewing the programme governance arrangements for transition – the revised arrangements will reflect the changed status of the new / emerging bodies, and will apply from October. The Transition Roadmap was being updated.
3 DH / Enabled Estate
The SRO for DH Enabled Estate reported on progress against delivery of the DH and Arms Length Bodies’ enabled estates plans.
4 Shared Services
The Programme Director for Shared Services updated the Board on progress across the programme. The Board discussed the importance of ensuring there was capacity in the system to deal with any interim requirements, and specific shared service arrangements for new organisations.
The HR programme was approaching a critical period, with most of the people moves due to take place between end August and November. The HR Transition Programme Director provided an update on the tracking and monitoring of staff movements across the sector.
The SRO for Finance explained that the latest position on PCT/SHA financial closedown arrangements and financial reporting. The Board was updated on latest cost : benefit estimates.
The Transition Director provided a communications update.
Transition Director explained that arrangements were now in place to provide a route for escalation of equality issues.
9 AOB & Next Meeting
There is no meeting in August. The next scheduled meeting is due to be held on Thursday 13 September, 2.00pm to 4.00pm.