Infection Prevention and Control Service Commission
Decision Maker: Adult Social Care and Public Health Committee
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: Yes
Is subject to call in?: Yes
This report seeks agreement from the Adult
Social Care and Public Health Committee to progress Public
Health’s proposed commissioning intentions for Community
Infection Prevention and Control Services.
Resolved – That
the Director of Public Health be authorised to re-commission the
Wirral Community Infection Prevention and Control Service totalling
up to £2,450,000 (£350,000 per annum) for an initial
five-year contract (1 April 2022 – 31 March 2027) with the
option of two one-year extensions.
2) delegated authority be given to the Director of Public Health to award the tender to the successful bidder following the tender process.
Reasons for the decision:
To allow Public Health to implement the commissioning intentions for Community Infection Prevention and Control Services as outlined in this report.
Alternative options considered:
It is necessary to recommission the service highlighted in order to comply with Public Contract Regulations and Wirral Council Contract Procedure rules. Other options related to contract length and contract value were considered. With the proposals being put forward being agreed as the best option.
Report author: Elspeth Anwar
Publication date: 09/06/2021
Date of decision: 07/06/2021
Decided at meeting: 07/06/2021 - Adult Social Care and Public Health Committee
Effective from: 15/06/2021