Decision details

Procurement of an Occupational Health Service Contract ECR03 20-21

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Economy and Corporate Resources

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


An occupational health service forms part of the Councils’ overall people strategy ensuring that there are systems in place so that employees’ health and wellbeing is well supported and managers can make informed decisions on the fitness of employees to work. 


The current contract for the provision of occupational health services, which started in October 2016, covers the corporate requirement and is also accessed by some schools and District and Borough councils in West Sussex.   This contract will expire on 30 September 2021.




The Cabinet Member for Economy and Corporate Resources has endorsed:

(1)         The commencement of a procurement process for an occupational health service contract to start on or before 01 October 2021 for 3yrs + 1yr + 1yr (total 5 years) with a total value of approximately £1.500m.; and

(2)         Delegates authority to the Interim Director of Human Resources and Organisational Development to award the contract to the provider best able to meet the needs of the Council on a price/quality basis.


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Publication date: 26/11/2020

Date of decision: 26/11/2020

Effective from: 08/12/2020

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