Issue details

Procurement of Pharmacy and GP Services

The procurement of Pharmacy and GP Services supports the delivery of a range of Public Health outcomes. Pharmacy Services include Supply of Emergency Hormonal Contraception, Chlamydia Screening, Stop Smoking Service and the NHS Health Checks Programme. GP services include the NHS Health Check Programme, Level 1 Management of Sexually Transmitted Infections, Level 2 Management of Sexually Transmitted Infections, Opportunistic Chlamydia Screening in General Practice, Intra-uterine Contraceptive Device Fitting and Contraceptive Implants.  The Council has a statutory duty to undertake all of the above services with the exception of stop smoking services. Cabinet approval is sought to commence procurement of a Preferred Provider Agreement for the provision of GP and Pharmacy Services for a period of 1 year from October 2014.

Decision type: Key

Decision status: For Determination

Notice of proposed decision first published: 24/12/2013

Anticipated restriction: Private  -

Decision due: 27 Feb 2014 by Cabinet

Lead member: Cabinet Member for Public Health and Community Services

Lead director: Corporate Director - Health, Care and Community Services

Contact: Rebecca Wagstaff, Acting Director - Public Health The Courts, Carlisle CA3 8NA Email: rebecca.wagstaff@cumbria.gov.uk.

Relevant Scrutiny Committee / Advisory Board: Health Scrutiny Board

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