Decision details

Pan London Community Equipment Services Contract

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To seek agreement for the award of the Pan London Community Equipment Services Contract following procurement led by the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea.



Having noted the confidential appendix to the officer report, Cabinet




(1)            the award of the London Community Equipment Consortium Framework Agreement to NRS Healthcare for a period of 5 years with a 2-year extension option with effect from 1 April 2023 or any later date if mobilisation was delayed, be agreed;


(2)            the Corporate Director of People Services, following consultation with the Portfolio Holder for Adult Services and Public Health, the Portfolio Holder for Finance & Human Resources, the Director of Finance, and the Director of Legal & Governance Services, be authorised to agree an extension of the existing framework contract to enable the mobilisation of the new contract if required, and, subject to further consideration of risk, to place call-off contracts under the new framework contract with NRS Healthcare.


Reason for Decision:  To ensure that Harrow Council met its statutory duty (under the Care Act 2014 and Children & Families Act 2014) to make arrangements for the provision of disability aids and “community equipment” to meet the assessed eligible needs of individuals who were resident in their area.

Report author: Corporate Director, People

Publication date: 20/01/2023

Date of decision: 19/01/2023

Decided at meeting: 19/01/2023 - Cabinet

Effective from: 28/01/2023

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