Decision details

Substance Misuse Service

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision status: For Determination

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To sign off the procurement for the Drug and Alcohol Recovery Service




1)        the current substance misuse annual contract value of £492k be increased for the incumbent to allow for a sustained delivery of a mandatory* (*required by law or mandate; compulsory) service until 30th June 2021 whilst a new procurement exercise is completed (as allowable within PCR2015);


2)        re-commissioning of the Wokingham substance misuse service be agreed. This will start with publishing a Prior Information Notice for early market engagement and awareness of the upcoming re-procurement of the substance misuse service relevant to a contract of estimated £4.5 million. (£642k per annum);


3)        the contract value in the tender be increased to meet the anticipated demand and cost of the service.

Wards Affected: None Specific;

Explanation of 'on hold/withdrawn' items: This item has been deferred from the May meeting to April 2021

Declarations: None

Dispensations: None

Reference Number: WBC1129

Contact: Natasha Jones Email:

Report author: Natasha Jones

Publication date: 24/09/2020

Date of decision: 24/09/2020

Decided at meeting: 24/09/2020 - Executive

Effective from: 03/10/2020

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