Decision details

Procurement of an integrated sexual health service for Leeds

Reference: D56218

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 an integrated sexual health service, to take effect from 1st July 2024 on the expiry of the current contract.

Impact On Wards

The service will be available for residents of all wards.

Financial and procurement implications

New procurement of a contract of up to a maximum of £67,374,880 for the period of 1st July 2024 to 31st March 2034 including extensions.

Partnership working

LCC only.



Approved authority to proceed with a competitive procurement process, as outlined in this report and in line with Contract Procedure Rules (CPRs) 3.1.7, to procure a suitable provider/consortium to deliver a new sexual health service, for a period of 5 years and 9 months commencing 1st July 2024 (with an option to extend for a period of up to 48 months in any combination, which if utilised would be subject to a separate decision at the appropriate time) with a budget of up to a maximum of £6,858,962 per annum (£67,374,880 for the full contract period including extensions and non-recurring mobilisation budget).

Noted that a report will be submitted for approval at the end of the procurement process to approve the contract award, which will be a direct consequence of this key decision 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



Stakeholders and service users have been consulted as part of the service review. Executive Member for Public Health and Healthy Lifestyles, Public Health Programme Board have been consulted as part of the service modelling and governance process.

Contact: Eleanor Clark, Commissioning Manager 0113 3787844 Email:

Publication date: 30/03/2023

Date of decision: 11/04/2023

Effective from: 19/04/2023

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