Decision details

Public Health Contracting Arrangements 2014/15

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for the Voluntary Sector and Leisure

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


Approval to establish and extend Public Health Contracts (transferred from the NHS in April 2013) for up to 2 years (1 plus 1 year extension) from April 2014 March 2016 to enable a formal review of all services lead by the Public Health specialist team


In order to maintain current quality standards and minimise service disruption the report proposes a waiver of the Local Authorities procurement requirements for the service contracts that have transferred from the NHS for a period of at least 12 months from April 2014. During the next 12 months the Public Health specialist and Commissioning leads will undertake a schedule of service reviews that are intended to inform the development of future commissioning intentions.  


A summary of service contracts that now fall within the commissioning responsibility of the local authority are provided in the six appendices to the report.


Publication date: 12/05/2014

Date of decision: 20/05/2014

Effective from: 29/05/2014

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