Issue details

Extension of Public Health Enhanced Services (PHES) Contracts to General Practices

To seek Cabinet approval to:


·         Exercise the option to extend the Public Health Enhanced Services (PHES) contracts to General Practices for a further three years as set out in the current contract terms. The award will secure service delivery from 2020 – 2023 of key areas of public health delivery, including two mandated Public Health Services;


·         Approve the allocation of an additional monies in the region of £60K per annum (in addition to the annual value of £1,488,000 approved by Cabinet in July 2017) to cover projected increases in activity levels.

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Expenditure > £500,000 and 2 Divisions affected;

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 20/05/2019

Decision due: 19 Jun 2019 by Cabinet

Lead member: Cabinet Member - Public Health and Communities

Contact: Sarah Scott, Director of Public Health Email: Tel: 01452-328600.




Scrutiny Input: The item has not been to a Scrutiny Committee.

Planned Dates: The initial two year fixed term period of the Public Health Enhanced Services (PHES) contracts ends on the 31st March 2020. Notice of the intention to extend must be given to providers no later than 30th September 2019; and ideally on or before 1st September 2019.


  • Cabinet Report: Direct Award of Public Health Enhanced Services Contracts (19th July 2017)  
  • Due Regard Statement: Public Health Enhanced Services direct award (May 2017)