Develop Post Graduate Diploma for Physician Associates

Develop Post Graduate Diploma for Physician Associates

One of the responsibilities of HENE is the organisation, management and quality assurance of postgraduate training to doctors and dentists in regulatory (General Medical Council or General Dental Council) approved training posts.

Develop and Deliver 2 Year Post Graduate Diploma for Physician Associates

COUNTY DURHAM AND DARLINGTON NHS FOUNDATION TRUST

Contract summary

Industry

Education

Location of contract

North East

Value of contract (£)

£500,000 – £750,000

Published date

25 June 2015

Closing date

15 July 2015

Contract start date

01 September 2015

Contract end date

31 August 2019

Description

Health Education England (HEE) is the national leadership organisation responsible for ensuring the education, training and workforce development drives the highest quality public health and patient outcome. Health Education North East (HENE) is a committee of HEE responsible for the delivery of this responsibility within the North East and North Cumbria. One of the responsibilities of HENE is the organisation, management and quality assurance of postgraduate training to doctors and dentists in regulatory (General Medical Council or General Dental Council) approved training posts. HENE is responsible for approximately 3,000 medical and dental trainees. HENE is seeking a provider to develop and deliver an approved and accredited 2 year Postgraduate Diploma based on the DH National Practitioner Programme; The Competence and Curriculum Framework for the Physician Assistant (Assistant is to be replaced by Associate). The course must be delivered through classroom based learning aligned to medical education and training, all students must be trained in the medical model. The provider will be expected to engage all geographical parts of the region and ensure reasonable travel for students across the area. This opportunity is open to all potential providers that can meet the minimum requirements set out within the specification. This opportunity is for 48 months plus 12 months plus 12 months. Please note the initial 6 – 12 months is expected to be focused on course development and not course delivery. The deadline for expressing an interest in this opportunity is 12 noon Wednesday 15th July 2015. To express an interest please go to the link below and follow the online instructions: https://www.cardea.nhs.uk/Cardea/DisplayModules/TradeModules/Negotiations/Opportunities/ViewOpportunityEvent.aspx?EventID=3155&Culture=en-GB

About the buyer

Contact name

Lindsay Harris

Address

County Durham Procurement Consortium

Bede House

Belmont

DH1 1TW

England

Telephone

0191 3332883

Email

lindsay.harris@cddft.nhs.uk

Other information

How to apply

Please apply directly to the buyer using the contact details provided.

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