Issue details

16/00095 - Contract extension for Sexual Health Service - up to March 2019

Proposed decision: To seek authority to extend the current contracts for community sexual health services for up to two years, as provided for in the contracts, up to 31 March 2019. 


The decision will ensure services are commissioned in line with identified need to deliver corporate priorities on prevention, improved public health and better value for money.

Financial Implications:

The maximum combined value of the additional two year contract extensions is £18,633.200.

Legal Implications: None

Equality Implications: None.

The matter is referred to in the Business Plan/Medium Term Capital Programme.


Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Affects more than two Electoral Divisions;

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Division affected: (All Division);

Notice of proposed decision first published: 03/10/2016

Decision due: Not before 12th Dec 2016 by Cabinet Member for Adult Social Care and Public Health
Reason: in order that the proposed decision can be published for a minimum of 28 days, in accordance with statutory requirements

Lead member: Cabinet Member for Adult Social Care and Public Health

Lead director: Andrew Scott-Clark

Department: Social Care, Health & Wellbeing

Contact: Karen Sharp, Head of Commissioning for Public Health 03000 416668 Email:


The Adult Social Care and Health Cabinet Committee considered the progress on implementing new community sexual health services in Kent. The Committee RESOLVED that work undertaken to implement sexual health services across Kent be noted and welcomed.


The proposal to extend the contracts for up to two years in line with the provisions of the contract was discussed by the Committee on 11October 2016. The Committee RESOLVED that the decision proposed to be taken by the Cabinet Member for Adult Social Care and Public Health, to extend the existing contracts for sexual health services to 31st March 2019, be endorsed.


Financial implications: Karen Sharp, Head of Commissioning, Public Health 03000 416668

Legal implications: 16/00095


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