Issue details

Integrated Community Equipment Service contract award and Section 75 Agreement - KEY/24MAY21/03

The Cabinet Member:


1.    Approved the implementation of a single Section 75 Agreement between the Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG), Peterborough City Council (PCC) and Cambridgeshire County Council (CCC) in which the CCG delegates the provision / commissioning of the NHS function to the authorities with PCC acting as the lead authority.


2.    Authorised PCC entering into a Delegation and Partnering Agreement with CCC, whereby CCC shall delegate the delivery of the function of Integrated Community Equipment Services to PCC, which shall include the associated transfer of funding to PCC. PCC shall be the authority to contract with the provider NRS Healthcare for delivery of this function throughout Peterborough and Cambridgeshire.


3.    Authorised the award of the Integrated Community Equipment Service Contract to NRS Healthcarecommencing 1 April 2022 for a period of 5 years with the option to extend for a further 3 + 2 years. The total annual pooled budget for this service is estimated at £5,884,866.00 per annum. 

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Expenditure or savings greater than £500,000;

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Notice of proposed decision first published: 23/04/2021

Decision due: October 2021 by Cabinet Member for Adult Social Care, Health and Public Health

Lead member: Councillor Irene Walsh, Cabinet Member for Adult Social Care, Health and Public Health

Lead director: Executive Director People Services PCC & CCC

Department: People Services

Contact: Diana Mackay, Commissioner (Adults - Early Intervention & Prevention), Tel: 07879 430819, Email:

Consultation process

Relevant internal and external stakeholders.


Attended all Healthwatch Partnership Boards in 2019 prior to preparation of service specification.

Relevant Scrutiny Committee: Adults and Health Scrutiny Committee