Issue details

Re-Commissioning of Sexual Health Services

Purpose of Report: The local authority has a mandatory duty to provide appropriate access to free sexual health and contraception services and CYC currently fulfil this duty by commissioning an Integrated Sexual Health Services (“ISHS”) contract with York and Scarborough Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (the “Trust”) and Long Acting Reversible Contraception (LARC) via a contract with NIMBUS Ltd representing GP Practices across York.  The contracts for ISHS and LARC are due to end on 30 June 2024.

The Executive will be asked to approve the decision to recommission sexual health services.


Decision due date for Executive changed from 09/02/2023 to 16/03/2023.  Reason: To provide additional time for market engagement with potential providers together with further legal consideration of the options for recommissioning sexual health services.

Decision type: Key

Decision status: Decision Made

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Notice of proposed decision first published: 14/11/2022

Decision due: 16/03/23 by Executive

Lead member: Executive Member for Adult Social Care and Public Health

Lead director: Director of Public Health

Department: Directorate of Public Health

Contact: Philippa Press Email:

Consultation process

The consultation is fully outlined in the EIA and includes three surveys to service users, key stakeholders and potential providers that will inform the report to Executive.

Health and Adult Social Care Policy and Scrutiny Committee
Existing sexual health services customers
NHS Humber and North Yorkshire Integrated Care Board
Other key stakeholders

Equality Impact Assessment Completed?: Yes


Agenda items


  • Re-Commissioning of Sexual Health Services  


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