Camden Mental Health Crisis Care Feasibility Study

Camden Mental Health Crisis Care Feasibility Study

Camden Clinical Commissioning Group is seeking external expertise to complete a feasibility study which will inform improvements to the current pathway for mental health crisis care in Camden.

Reference number:NELCSU/CAM/JN/300040

Deadline date:12/01/2015

This deadline is for…Responses to the Request for Quotation market testing exercise

Contract value:£0 – £0

Location where the contract is to be carried out:Inner LondonLondon Borough of Camden

Is this suitable for smaller suppliers?Yes

Is this contract suitable for a voluntary, community and social enterprise organisations?Yes

Name of the buying organisation:NEL Commissioning Support Unit (NEL CSU)

Description of the contract

Camden Clinical Commissioning Group is seeking external expertise to complete a feasibility study which will inform improvements to the current pathway for mental health crisis care in Camden.

Classification of the contract

85100000Health services

85000000Health and social work services

Additional information

Contract type:Services – Unspecified

Is it a framework agreement?No

Is this contract related to a programme of funding?No

Contract will be awarded based on:Most economically advantageous tender in terms of: The criteria stated in the contract documents

Estimated length of contract:19/01/2015 – 20/04/2015

Who to contact

Contact nameJeanetta Nelson

Organisation nameNEL Commissioning Support Unit (NEL CSU)

AddressStephenson House, 75 Hampstead Road, London, NW1 2PL

Telephone020 3688 2016

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How to apply

The objectives for this feasibility study are to; • Provide a robust contextual understanding of the current crisis model of care which includes the perspectives of those who use services, those who support service users and those who need to refer their patients into specialist crisis care services; • Understand processes underway to alleviate current issues/’bottlenecks’; • Map and understand where service ‘gaps’ remain via a ‘deep-dive’ review, supporting the joint commissioners via an independent review to understand the current model of care; • Research models of care that will complement the current local model of care, reflecting guidelines outlined within good practice guidance documents, with particular reference to the London Strategic Clinical Networks Commissioning Standards for Mental Health Crisis Care; • Engage key stakeholders to ensure a proactive, change management approach to service development opportunities; • Provide a detailed analysis with regards to service configuration and innovation, achievability, cost and timelines for implementation. In order to effectively deliver this feasibility study, suppliers will need to be able to demonstrate; • A good understanding of mental health crisis care; • A good knowledge of the national and local crisis care plans and initiatives; • A good knowledge of the roles of a range of organisations providing services for people in crisis; • Experience and sensitivity in working with people who have mental health conditions; • Quantitative and qualitative skills in data analysis; • Experience in assessing need, gap analysis and developing costed models of care; and • Experience and knowledge of service user involvement and co-production. The contract will be for duration of three months. Interested organisations should submit a bid response document – in accordance with the instructions in the RFQ letter to clinical.procurement@nelcsu.nhs.uk The deadline for submitting a completed response at 5pm on Monday 12th January 2015. Responses received after the deadline will not be considered. Please note that any communication from NEL Commissioning Support Unit or Camden CCG regarding this quotation exercise will be via the clinical.procurement@nelcsu.nhs.uk email box. Bidders must use the above email box for their communications with NEL Commissioning Support or Camden CCG.

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