Contract for Police Custodial Healthcare Service
To provide healthcare services and forensic medical examination services for persons in custody within the Thames Valley Police Area.
- Thames Valley Police
- Contract for Provision of a Police Custodial Healthcare Service
- To provide healthcare services and forensic medical examination services for persons in custody within the Thames Valley Police Area.
The provided service will have specified access, response times, quality and performance standards. The care and examinations will be organised, managed and professionally delivered by Healthcare Professionals within a robust clinical governance framework, ensuring a safe and clinically effective service with the objective of delivering positive health and evidential outcomes.
The service will have an approach to healthcare that aims to support the reduction in offending behaviour by tackling intransigent health problems such as substance and alcohol misuse, mental illness, and self-harm, including managing the risk factors associated with suicide.
Service delivery must be congruent with, and actively support, a collaborative partnership approach to multi-organisational care management of referrals ensuring that clinical care; health and social care; and custodial care is provided within a broader framework of integrated care management and adherence to established care pathways across the local health and social care system. Conducting clinical forensic examinations to obtain forensic evidence, including associated statements and, when required, attendances at court are covered in the scope of this contract.
An innovative approach and strategic outlook from the provider is seen as being critical to continuous service development and improvement.
The service will be delivered on a 24 hours per day, every day of the year, including public holidays.
- Mr Norman Bunce
- Email Address:
- 01865 293751
- 01865 293767
- Oxford Road
- 14/05/2014 11:00
- 30/05/2014 12:00
- 36 (months)
- 24 (months)
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