Issue details

19/00055 - Contract for Post Mortem Facilities at Mid Kent and Medway Coroner Area

To award a 4 year contract to Maidstone & Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust (MTW) for the provision of post mortem (PM) facilities at Tunbridge Wells Hospital, Pembury for the Mid Kent & Medway coroner area.

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Affects more than two Electoral Divisions;

Decision status: For Determination

Notice of proposed decision first published: 01/07/2019

Anticipated restriction: Part exempt  - View reasons

Decision due: Not before 30th Jul 2019 by Cabinet Member for Community and Regulatory Services
Reason: In order that the proposed decision can be published for a minimum of 28 days, in accordance with statutory requirement

Lead member: Cabinet Member for Community and Regulatory Services

Lead director: Stephanie Holt-Castle

Department: Growth, Environment & Transport

Contact: Giles Adey, Head of Registration & Coroners 07740 186032 Email: Tel: 01622 221003.


The proposed decision was considered and endorsed at the Environment and Transport Cabinet Committee on 16 July 2019.

Financial implications: Based on 2018-19 activity levels the estimated cost for the 4 years is £676,000

Legal implications: This opportunity has not been subject to competition. This is supported by Regulation 32(2)(b)(ii) of the Public Contract Regulations which states that a Negotiated Procedure without Prior Publication may be used where services can be supplied only by a particular economic operator where competition is absent for technical reasons

Equalities implications: An Equality Impact Assessment has been carried out and there is no potential for discrimination and all opportunities to promote equality are currently being taken in line with KCC policies and statutory requirement. Should any issues arise they will be dealt with in accordance with KCC policies and statutory requirements.


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