Decision details

NHS Health Checks Authority to Procure

Reference: D56216

Decision Maker: Director of Public Health

Decision status: For Determination

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


Brief Description

Approval will be sought for authority to procure the NHS Health Checks service which will replace the existing provision

Impact On Wards

The NHS Health Check contract is an established city wide service.

Financial and procurement implications

To put in place a new contract with an annual value of approximately £520,000 per annum. Public Health reserves of a potential maximum of £550,000 will be available over the first two years of the new contract to assist with the NHS Health Checks catch up programme post Covid.

Partnership working

The Council is the single commissioner of the NHS Health Check contract.



The Director of Public Health:

Approved authority to put an offer, in principle, to the Leeds GP Confederation, as outlined in this report under Regulation 32 (2) (b) (ii) of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015, to enter into negotiations to establish a new contract for the provision of a new NHS Health Check contract for a period of 5 years commencing 1st April 2024 (with an option to extend for a period of up to 36 months in any combination) with a maximum budget of £520,000 per annum plus up to a potential maximum of £550,000 of Public Health Reserves will be available over the first two years. (The budget is £4,710,000 for the overall contract period if all extensions are used).

Approved the use of 100% quality tender evaluation criteria, in accordance with Contract Procedure Rules (CPRs) 15.2 (b).

Noted that a further report to approve the contract award which will be a direct consequence of this key decision will be submitted for approval at the end of the procurement process and will therefore be a significant operational decision at most which will not be subject to call in.


Reason Key: Financial Impact>£500K;

Wards Affected: (All Wards);

Other reasons / organisations consulted



Public Health Programme Board.

Executive Member for Public Health and Active Lifestyles.

Contact: Carl Mackie, Head of Public Health 07891279692 Email:

Publication date: 30/03/2023

Date of decision: 11/04/2023

Effective from: 19/04/2023

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