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Key milestones

  • April 2015: Process for establishment of shadow governance arrangements (April 2016) agreed and processes initiated;
  • October 2015: Initial elements of the business case are agreed to support the comprehensive spending review.
  • During 2015: Production of the final agreed Greater Manchester strategic sustainability plan as part of the review process.
  • December 2015: In preparation for devolution, Greater Manchester and NHS England will have approved the details on the devolution of funds and supporting governance and local authorities and CCGs will formally agree the integrated health and social care arrangements.
  • April 2016: Full devolution, with the preferred governance arrangements and underpinning Greater Manchester and locality section 75 agreements in place.