Decision details

To seek authority from the Director of Adults and Health to procure a Leeds HIV Support Service (LHIVSS). The annual value of the contract to be procured will be £293,455

Reference: D46184

Decision Maker: Director of Adults and Health

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To seek permission to procure a Leeds HIV Support Service during 2018/19 with the new service in place from 1 April 2019 for a contract period of five years


The Director of Adults and Health approved the recommendation to proceed with a procurement process, as outlined in this report and in line with Contract Procedure Rules (CPRs) 3.1.8. The Director of Adults and Health noted that approval to appoint a suitable provider/s to deliver the service will be requested following this procurement process.

The Director of Adults and Health will use their delegated authority to take commissioning decisions which will be a direct consequence of this key decision, for example approval of the detailed specifications for procurement and subsequent contract awards.  These will be at most significant operational decisions.  This is subject to the decisions being in line with the key principles and features as described in the report. 


Reason Key: Expenditure > £250,000;

Wards Affected: (All Wards);

Other reasons / organisations consulted

Consultation will take place on the service specification and its outcomes.  Cllr Charlwood will be briefed on the 11 January 2018


Service users, carers and providers will be consulted with.

Contact: Caroline Baria, Deputy Director, Integrated Commissioning 0113 3783884 Email:

Publication date: 26/01/2018

Date of decision: 05/02/2018

Effective from: 13/02/2018

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