Decision details

Sexual health and HIV contracts extension

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Health and Social Care (job-share)

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


Due to the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on sexual health commissioners’ capacity and strategic plans over financial year 20/21 to respecify and reprocure some of our sexual health and HIV contracts, we are requesting to extend the following contracts through 31 March 2023:
1. DASH – young people’s integrated sexual health and drugs and alcohol service in Lambeth
2. Come Correct – young people’s condom card scheme across Lambeth, Southwark and Lewisham
3. Metro (2 contracts) – peer support for people newly diagnosed with HIV and family support service for families living with or affected by HIV, both across Lambeth, Southwark and Lewisham
4. Mildmay – specialist HIV support service for people living with HIV with neurocognitive rehabilitation needs in Lambeth, Southwark and Lewisham


(1)          To waive the standing order 8.2 of the Lambeth Contract Standing Orders (Competition requirement for purchases and partnership arrangements).

(2)          To extend the Public Health contracts for the sexual health and HIV care and support services outlined in Section 2 at a maximum combined value of £2,404,599for a period of one plus one years from 1st April 2021 and ending on 31st March 2023 for the two Brook contracts and the Mildmay contract, and for a period of 8 months plus 1 year for the two Metro contracts from 1st August 2021 and ending on 31st March 2023.


Publication date: 05/08/2020

Date of decision: 13/08/2020

Effective from: 21/08/2020

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