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Decision details

Re-procurement of Alcohol & Drug Treatment and Recovery Services

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision status: Decision Made

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


Purpose of Report: This report outlines the proposed re-commissioning and procurement of adult alcohol and illicit drug treatment services. Members are asked to: a) agree the proposal to re-procure adult alcohol and illicit drug treatment. b) agree the methodology for the re-procurement.

This report will now be considered at 14 July Executive meeting in order to allow for further consideration of the financial implications.

This report has now been deferred to the Executive meeting on 25 August to allow officers further time to look at the financial implications and to provide further time to make a decision on future provision of services for young people


Resolved:  That the Executive agree to:


(i)           Authorise officers within City of York Council to approach the market to inform the commissioning and procurement of an alcohol and illicit drug misuse service for adults from July 2017.


(ii)          Authorise the Director of Public Health to accept the highest scoring tender, in accordance with evaluation criteria and award a contract.



(iii)        Support the direction of travel for young people’s substance misuse services and the integration of substance misuse for children and young people into the wider offer for children, young people and families being developed as part of the new delivery model for early intervention and prevention in York.

Reason:     To enable substance misuse treatment and recovery services to be available to York residents that are value for money and responsive to local need.


Report author: Leigh Bell

Publication date: 25/08/2016

Date of decision: 25/08/2016

Decided at meeting: 25/08/2016 - Executive

Effective from: 31/08/2016

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