Issue details

Contract Extension for Pharmacy Sexual and Reproductive Health Services

Seeking approval to extend the Pharmacy Sexual and Reproductive Health Service contract for two (2) years.

The initial contract term was from 1st April 2019 to 31st March 2021. The contract was extended for a further year to 31st March 2022.

Seeking a further two-year extension (March 2024) to ensure service continuity and to allow for a service review to understand current and future needs in light of the pandemic.

This service consists of provision of Emergency Hormonal Contraception (EHC), assessment and potential supply of oral contraception and signposting and referral to longer acting contraceptive options.

This service is delivered by 16 pharmacies across the borough.

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: 2. Financial;

Decision status: For Determination

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Notice of proposed decision first published: 31/01/2022

Decision due: Not before 1 Mar 2022 by Cabinet Member for Healthier Communities (job-share)

Lead member: Cabinet Member for Healthier Communities (job-share)

Lead director: Strategic Director: Integrated Health and Adults Care

Department: Adults and Health

Contact: Phoebe Carpenter, Senior Commissioning Officer Email: pcarpenter@lambeth.gov.uk.