Issue - decisions

21/00103 - People's Voice Contract (including Healthwatch Kent)

17/12/2021 - 21/00103 - People's Voice Contract (including Healthwatch Kent)

As Cabinet Member for Adult Social Care and Public Health, I agree to:

a)       APPROVE procurement of a new People’s Voice Contract, which includes the delivery of Healthwatch Kent, for a maximum of five years (three years plus two single year extensions);

b)       APPROVE a direct award contract, to the current provider (EK360), for a maximum of six months (1 April 2022 to 30 September 2022) to allow procurement to progress; and

c)       DELEGATE authority to the Corporate Director Adult Social Care and Health to take relevant actions, including but not limited to finalising the terms of the contract modification or other legal agreements, as necessary to implement the decision.