Decision details

Decision to Award a Contract for the 0 to 19 Healthy Child Programme

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


Cabinet will be asked to approve the contract. 





1.         Approved of the award of a Healthy Child Programme (HCP) contract to North East London Foundation Trust (NELFT), for the reasons set out within the body of the report. The contract sum to be £23,797,000, for a period of  five (5) years plus up to a further two (2) year extension period following a Best Value Review (within the meaning of Part 1 of the Local Government Act 1999) of the HCP service contract,  with a start date of 1st April 2020.



2.         Approved investment of an additional:


·         £289k for year one of the contract

·         £578k for year two of the contract

·         £867k per annum for the remaining term of the contract


The full uplift will increase the annual value of the contract to £3.462m and thus fund the service at the minimum level necessary to deliver the HCP in full for children aged under 5. 

Report author: Mark Ansell

Publication date: 14/11/2019

Date of decision: 13/11/2019

Decided at meeting: 13/11/2019 - Cabinet

Effective from: 22/11/2019

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