This is a £4.3 million per annum contract lost for Norfolk & Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT) by the top-notch Executive Team:
Serious concerns that social care for adults with mental health issues in Norfolk is not good enough has led to the county council taking responsibility for the service away from the mental health trust.
Norfolk County Council’s cabinet agreed to the move at a meeting today, which will see just over a hundred staff who had been transferred to the Norfolk and Suffolk Foundation Trust five years ago go back to being managed from County Hall.
Issues around the service were aired at a meeting of the council’s community services overview and scrutiny panel in November.
Councillors at that meeting heard how, at one point, council bosses could not be confident the authority was fully meeting its legal obligations around care.
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