Public Health currently commissions the Healthy Child Programme (HCP) from Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust (SCFT). This is a national programme delivering pre-school and school age services by Health visitors and School nurses to deliver Public Health outcomes (0-19 years of age, 25 years of age for children with special educational needs).
The current contract was awarded to SCFT in March 2017 following an open procurement process. The contract expires in March 2022. The contract is 5 years plus an option to extend for a further period of up to 2 years. This report recommends the exercise of the extension for one year. The funding for this contract is a ringfenced Public Health Grant for the HCP.
Decision type: Key
Reason Key: Expenditure > £500,000;
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Notice of proposed decision first published: 04/12/2020
Decision due: January 2021 by Interim Director of Public Health
Lead member: Tony Hill, Interim Director of Public Health firstname.lastname@example.org
Lead director: Keith Hinkley
Contact: Fiona Mackison, Public Health Strategic Commissioning Lead Email: email@example.com Tel: 0330 22 27049.
Representations concerning this proposed decision can be made to the Interim Director Public Health via the officer contact, by the beginning of the month in which the decision is due to be taken.
Democratic Services Contact: Erica Keegan Tel: 033 022 26050
Background3: Best Start In Life