Decision details

Better Together Contract Extension

Reference: D50038

Decision Maker: Director of Public Health

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To invoke the 2 year extension for the Better Together service. The service is delivered via three separate contracts, each covering a different area of the city.

This is a key decision as the overall contract value is £720,577

Feel Good Factor: £349,706 (East North East)

Barca: £143,062 (West North West)

Health for All: £227,809 (South and East)


The Director of Public Health approved the available two year contract extension for the existing Better Together contracts with effect from 1st April 2020 for a maximum value of:

Lot 1: East North East (ENE) Leeds – Feel Good Factor £349,706 per annum

Lot 2: South and East (SE) Leeds – Health For All £227,809 per annum
Lot 3: West North West (WNW) Leeds – Barca-Leeds £143,062 per annum


Reason Key: Financial Impact>£500K;

Wards Affected: (All Wards);

Other reasons / organisations consulted

Report to the Public Health Programme Board

Executive Member for Health, Wellbeing and Adults briefing


The Executive Member for Health, Wellbeing & Adults; Director of Public Health; Chief Officer (Healthy Living and Health Improvement); Public Health Programme Board; Procurement and Commercial Services (PACS); providers of the Better Together service.

Contact: Alison Ferguson, Commissioning and Contracts Officer 0113 37 87846 Email:

Publication date: 30/08/2019

Date of decision: 09/09/2019

Effective from: 17/09/2019

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