Issue details

Procurement of Public Health Services

The Public Health Services, for the population of West Sussex, referred to in this report include NHS Health Checks, Smoking Cessation, Long Acting Reversible Contraception, (LARC) (Contraceptive Implant and Intra-Uterine Contraceptive Device) Emergency Hormonal Contraception (EHC), and Alcohol Identification and Brief Advice Services. These are currently delivered by GPs and Pharmacies.

 

All of the services contribute to improvement of population level, public health outcomes and reductions in health inequalities.

 

Following an open tender to source an approved provider list (framework agreement) new contracts will be put in place. The new agreement will be effective from 1 April 2020 and will run initially for three (3) years with the possibility of a further extension of up to two (2) years built into the terms of the contract. Funding for the services is through the Public Health Grant.

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Expenditure > £500,000;

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Divisions affected: (All Divisions);

Notice of proposed decision first published: 01/07/2019

Decision due: October 2019 by Cabinet Member for Adults and Health

Lead member: Mrs Amanda Jupp amanda.jupp@westsussex.gov.uk

Contact: Kate Bailey, Public Health Consultant Email: kate.bailey@westsussex.gov.uk Tel: 033 022 28688.

Consultation process

Representations concerning this proposed decision can be made to the Cabinet Member for Adults and Health, via the officer contact, in the month in which the decision is due to be taken.

Consultees

Procurement Board, Legal, Finance, Contracts

Democratic Services Contact: Erica Keegan Tel: 033 022 26050

West Sussex Plan Priority: A Strong, Safe and Sustainable Place

Decisions

Background papers

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