Decision details

Public Health Commissioning Intentions 2021/22

Decision Maker: Integrated Commissioning Board

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: No


To obtain approval for the commissioning intentions relating to Public Health contracts during 2021/22.


The Board considered the report of the Director of Public Health and Wellbeing which sought approval of the recommendations in relation to the Public Health contracts as identified within the submitted report.


Approval was also sought to delegate the signing of any contract extensions or contract award associated with the report to the Director of Public Health and Wellbeing.


Alternatives considered:

No alternatives were presented within the report.



1.    That the extension of the Voluntary and Community Sector Infrastructure Support Service by a period of two years (2021/22 and 2022/23) be approved;

2.    That going out to tender for the Integrated Sexual Health Service in 2021 in line with contractual requirements be approved;

3.    That the continued public health investment in the public health primary care services delivered by Rochdale Health Alliance be approved;

4.    That the Director of Public Health and Wellbeing in consultation with the Portfolio Holder for Healthy Lives be authorised to sign any contract extension and contract award documents that are required relating to resolution (1) and (3) above.


Reasons for the decision:

The recommendations made in the report ensure that the Council remains contractually compliant in relation to the services in scope. The context around each separate recommendation was detailed in the ‘key points for consideration’ section of the report.



Report author: Adam Sutcliffe

Publication date: 09/03/2021

Date of decision: 27/10/2020

Decided at meeting: 27/10/2020 - Integrated Commissioning Board

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