Decision details

Contract Award Guy’s and St Thomas’s NHS Trust- Stop Smoking Service

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 of a waiver for direct award of contract for a revised specialist smoking cessation service to Guy’s and St Thomas’s NHS Trust which will ensure better service targeting and improved outcomes whilst maintaining specialist skill and knowledge, ensure integration of clinical pathways and deliver financial savings.


1.         To waive clause 9.2 of the Council’s Contract Standing Orders for reason of Demonstrable Best Interest and Exigencies of Service.

2.         To approve the direct award for the stop smoking service contract to GSTT from 1 April 2018 to a maximum end date of 31st March 2022 at a value of £500,000 per year and a maximum total value of £2,000,000. The contract will be let for 2 years, with the option to extend by 1 + 1 years.


Publication date: 13/12/2017

Date of decision: 21/12/2017

Effective from: 29/12/2017

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