Decision details

Award of Integrated Sexual Health Services Contract OKD20 19/20

Decision Maker: Director of Public Health

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


The Council are mandated to commission open-access, comprehensive, sexual health services for the population of West Sussex.  NHS England is responsible for the provision of HIV treatment and care services.

Key Decision AH03 19/20 approved the commencement of an open procurement of Integrated Sexual Health and HIV Services.


This competitive joint procurement exercise was undertaken in accordance with the Public Contracts Regulation 2015, with the Council acting as the lead on behalf of itself and NHS England for two separate contracts for an integrated service.  The Director of Public Health has awarded the contract to the bidder that has submitted the most economically advantageous tender which meets the requirements of specification.  


The Director of Public Health has approved the award of the Integrated Sexual Health Service and HIV Services contracts to Western Sussex Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust for an initial period of three 3 years, commencing 1st February 2020, with an option to extend for up to two years, in agreement with NHS England.


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Publication date: 25/09/2019

Date of decision: 25/09/2019

Effective from: 07/10/2019

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