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Approval of the procurement strategy for Universal Child Health Services, including request for a two year extension to the School Nursing contract

Meeting: 15/01/2015 - Executive (Item 88)

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Decision:

AGREED RECOMMENDATIONS:

Reason for decision – as specified in the report

Other options considered – none, other than as detailed in the report and related papers

Conflicts of interest / dispensations granted – none.

 

Minutes:

 

RESOLVED:

1.    That the procurement strategy for Universal Child Health Services 0-19 be agreed. This strategy recommends the procurement of health visiting and school nursing services together from April 2017.

2.    That a two year contract extension be awarded to Whittington Health for the School Nursing Service contract (contract No. WH-sub-1007), as part of this procurement strategy, to allow time to conduct a review of both services and design the new service model, be agreed.

3.    That a future pre-procurement strategy report will be presented to the Executive following the health visiting service transfer to the council in October 2015 and once the health visiting and school health reviews are completed be noted. The report will contain further details about the new service model for Universal Child Health Services 0-19, as well as its estimated value, the procurement timetable and the evaluation criteria. 


Reason for decision – to ensure that services continue to be delivered during the review of both services and design the new service model

Other options considered – none, other than as detailed in the report and related papers


Conflicts of interest / dispensations granted – none.