Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Adult Social Care and Public Health
Decision status: Recommendations approved
Is Key decision?: Yes
Is subject to call in?: Yes
Decision: To extend the current contract with Kent Community Health NHS Trust (KCHT) until 31st March 2016, pending competitive tender of the Stop Smoking Service in summer 2015.
decision relates to BS4K and Corporate Objectives:
In line with Facing the
Challenge principles, extending the existing contract will allow
for a focus on outcomes, whilst allowing for a review of the
current service provision to be completed
Financial Implications: The current indicative budget for the smoking cessation service in Kent is £2.6 million.
Legal Implications: The decision will require a single source tender to extend the existing contract to 31st March 2016.
Equality Implications: None.
As Cabinet Member for Adult Social Care and Public Health, I agree that the County Council extend the current contract with Kent Community Health Trust (KCHT) for the smoking cessation service to 31st March 2016, pending competitive tender of the smoking cessation service.
Publication date: 03/02/2015
Date of decision: 03/02/2015
Effective from: 11/02/2015