Lead Member for Adult Social Care and Health


DECISIONS made by the Lead Member for Adult Social Care and Health, Councillor Carl Maynard, on 21 November 2023 at Remote Meeting via Microsoft Teams




31.         Decisions made by the Lead Member on  3 October 2023


31.1     The Lead Member approved as a correct record the minutes of the meeting held on 3 October 2023.




32.         Disclosure of interests


32.1     There were none.




33.         Urgent items


33.1     There were none.




34.         Reports


34.1     A copy of the report referred to below is included in the minute book.




35.         Public Health Local Service Agreements with GP Practices and Community Pharmacies


35.1    The Lead Member considered a report by the Director of Adult Social Care and Health regarding the direct award of contracts to GP Practices for the provision of Public Health services.




35.2     The Lead Member RESOLVED to agree to waive procurement standing orders to allow a Direct Award of Public Health Local Service Agreements to General Practitioner (GP) Practices for delivery of the mandated Public Health services (NHS Health Checks and Sexual Health Services).




35.3     Waiving the local authority’s procurement and contract standing orders will enable Public Health to continue the existing commissioning arrangements and make a direct award of contract to GP Practices to offer mandated public health services to their patients.