Decision details

Award of Contracts for the provision of Public Health Enhanced Services (PHES) to General Medical Practices

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes

Purpose:

To seek Cabinet approval to award approximately 70 contracts by way of negotiated procedure for the delivery of Public Health Enhanced Services (PHES) by GP practices in order to secure service delivery in the period April 2023 to March 2028. While at the time of drafting this Report the proposal is to award 70 such contracts, this number is subject to change should any existing GP practices merge, or if any new practices open.

 

Decision:

Cllr Nick Housden sought Cabinet approval to award approximately 70 contracts by way of negotiated procedure for the delivery of Public Health Enhanced Services (PHES) by GP practices in order to secure service delivery in the period April 2023 to March 2028. While at the time of drafting this Report the proposal is to award 70 such contracts, this number is subject to change should any existing GP practices merge, or if any new practices open.

 

Having considered all of the information, cabinet noted the report and

 

RESOLVED to:

 

Delegate authority to the Executive Director of Adult Social Care and Public Health (this delegation will apply to the Director of Public Health from 11 July, in response to changes to the senior management structure which take effect on that date) in consultation with the Cabinet Member for Public Health and Communities to:

1. Award by way of a negotiated procedure approximately 70 contracts to General Medical Practices for the delivery of Public Health Enhanced Services (PHES) on the basis set out in this Report. Each of the proposed PHES contracts shall continue foran initial period of 2 years (commencing 1st April 2023) andinclude an option to extend its term for a further period of notmore than 3 years. The council shall also reserve a right toterminate each such contract at any time after 31st March 2025;

 

2. Determine whether to exercise the option to extend the term of each of the said contracts for a further period of not more than 3 years on the expiry of the initial 2 year term;

 

3. Determine whether to exercise the option to terminate each of the said contracts at any time after 31st March 2025.

 

Report author: Cabinet Member - Public Health and Communities

Publication date: 22/06/2022

Date of decision: 22/06/2022

Decided at meeting: 22/06/2022 - Cabinet

Effective from: 30/06/2022

Current call-in Count: 0

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