Issue details

Award of Community Infection Prevention and Control Service

HBC Public Health Team jointly commission the provision of Community Infection, Prevention and Control Services with St Helens and Warrington Authorities, with St Helens providing the lead commissioning support.  The service is currently provided by the 3 Borough’s Infection Control Team hosted by St Helens CCG.  The contract was due to be commission in April 2020, however the emergency measures have been used to provide an extension to the contract as a result of Covid.  The service now needs retendering and a procurement process is being undertaken.  The results of the process will be available by December 2022 for a new provider to commence the contract from April 1 2023 with the agreement of the Executive Board (alongside the relevant approval of joint commissioning authorities).

Decision type: Key

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 17/08/2022

Decision due: 8 December 2022 by Executive Board

Lead member: Executive Board Member: Health and Wellbeing

Lead director: Director of Public Health

Contact: Sarah Johnson Griffiths, Public Health Sarah Johnson Griffiths 0151 511 6737 Email:

Consultation process

A full procurement process will be undertaken with a highest performing provider being awarded the contract.

Making Representations: Any person wishing to make representations should do so in writing to by 1 December 2022.