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Gateway 3 Contract Award - Health Visiting and School Nursing

Meeting: 26/09/2023 - Cabinet (Item 12)

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This report requested approval to award the contract for the Health Visiting and School Nursing service.

An open market procurement using an invitation to tender process had been undertaken to enable the market to be tested and a service specification informed by the interested providers to be drafted. It was proposed that the new contract would commence on 1 January 2024.


The report had previously been considered by the Procurement Board.

An Exempt Appendix to the report set out details of the proposed contract to be awarded.







The Cabinet agreed to award the Health Visiting and School Nursing contract to Medway Community Healthcare, as they had been evaluated as the most economically advantageous against the Council’s award criteria as per the evaluation spreadsheet contained within section 3.1 of the Exempt Appendix.



Awarding the contract will ensure the continues to Council meet its statutory responsibility to deliver and commission public health services for children and young people aged 5-19 years – delivered principally through a school nursing and health visiting services.