Decision details

Medicines Optimisation and Pharmacy Needs Assessment Contract Award, 2021-23

Decision Maker: Deputy Chief Executive – Helen Lockwood

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No

Purpose:

The purpose of the report is to request approval for an exemption under Rule 21.3 (c) of the contract procedure rule document (requirement to obtain three written quotations) and issue to a specialist. To award a contract to NHS Oldham Clinical Commissioning Group on behalf of Greater Manchester Joint Commissioning team to provide Medicines Optimisation support and undertake a Pharmacy Needs Assessment for the Oldham Health and Wellbeing Board.
Oldham is required by legislation to undertake and publishe a Pharmacy Needs Assessment (PNA).

Decision:

RESOLVED - That:
Oldham Council awards the contract to NHS Oldham Clinical Commissioning Group on behalf of the Medicines Optimisation Team of the GM Joint Commissioning Team to provide medicines optimisation support including undertaking the interim supplementary statement and Pharmacy Needs Assessment on behalf of the Oldham Health and Wellbeing Board.

Reasons for the decision:

Option 1 - Oldham Council does not commission Medicines Optimisation Support or a PNA.
Option 2 - Oldham Council issues a contract to NHS Oldham Clinical Commissioning Group on behalf of the Medicines Optimisation Team of the Greater Manchester Joint Commissioning Team (GMJCT) to provide medicines optimisation support including undertaking the interim supplementary statement and PNA on behalf of Oldham.

Alternative options considered:

Option 1

Publication date: 04/06/2021

Date of decision: 24/05/2021

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