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Health and Justice

NECS provides a specialist Health and Justice support service across criminal justice and health sectors at both strategic and operational level.

The NECS Health and Justice (H&J) Commissioning Support Service has extensive experience of project, programme management, commissioning and service improvement across criminal justice and health sectors, at both strategic and operational level.

Our team of H&J specialists comprises of criminal justice and health sector professionals with a range of backgrounds including H&J commissioning, H&J clinical quality, H&J procurement, youth offending services, police, prison, NHS providers, and H&J transformation and project management.

The service has delivered high profile H&J projects in collaboration with a range of partner organisations including H&J teams (nationally and regionally) within NHS England and Improvement, Police and Crime Commissioners, Her Majesty’s Prison & Probation Service (HMPPS), the UK Health Security Agency (formerly Public Health England), academic partners, healthcare provider organisations and Integrated Care Systems and Provider Collaboratives at ‘system’ and ‘place’ level.

Specific support services available include:

  • Specialist H&J advice to partners e.g. academic partners, ICS, NHS providers
  • H&J contract management support
  • H&J Health Needs Assessments/Equality Impact Assessments
  • Project Management Office approach to the H&J commissioning cycle
  • H&J information and technology improvements
  • Review and mapping of custodial and non-custodial pathways
  • Recommissioning of H&J healthcare services
  • H&J service reviews
  • H&J clinical quality assurance
  • Mobilisation of H&J healthcare contracts
  • Implementation of the national Mental Health Treatment Requirements programme in community settings and police custody suites
  • Review of Sexual Assault Referral Centres for victims of crime
  • Specialist H&J review of Continuing Health Care and social care delivery
  • H&J training optimisation
  • H&J specific procurement expertise
  • Review of H&J primary care delivery
  • Review of H&J mental health delivery
  • H&J specialist medicines optimisation

NECS’ expertise and knowledge of the healthcare provision across the H&J landscape gives a unique insight into making improvements for services users and stakeholders across projects we successfully deliver in this environment.

Contact us

Nicola Seanor
Lead Health and Justice Commissioning Support 

07827 252348

Marie Cunningham
Lead Health and Justice Commissioning Support 

Tel: 07920 020810