Health Coaching for Behavioural Change

Health Coaching for Behavioural Change

Coaching for self care (health coaching) is a combination of clinical plus communications skills and techniques (skills in behaviour change) or “a method of patient education that guides and prompts a patient to be an active participant in behaviour change”.

UK-Cambridge: Health and social work services

2012/S 247-407677

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

NHS Midlands and East
Victoria House, Capital Park, Fulbourn
Contact point(s): NHS Midlands and East Strategic Projects Team
For the attention of: Martin Peat
CB21 5XB Cambridge
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1223596862
E-mail: msc.strategicprojects@nhs.net

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://www.eoe.nhs.uk/strategicprojects

Further information can be obtained from: NHS Midlands and East
Victoria House, Capital Park, Fulbourn
Contact point(s): NHS Midlands and East Strategic Projects Team
For the attention of: Martin Peat
CB21 5XB Cambridge
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1223596862
E-mail: msc.strategicprojects@nhs.net

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: NHS Midlands and East
Victoria House, Capital Park, Fulbourn
Contact point(s): NHS Midlands and East Strategic Projects Team
For the attention of: Martin Peat
CB21 5XB Cambridge
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1223596862
E-mail: msc.strategicprojects@nhs.net
Internet address: https://eoecph.bravosolution.co.uk/web/login.shtml

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: NHS Midlands and East
Victoria House, Capital Park, Fulbourn
Contact point(s): NHS Midlands and East Strategic Projects Team
For the attention of: Martin Peat
CB21 5XB Cambridge
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1223596862
E-mail: msc.strategicprojects@nhs.net
Internet address: https://eoecph.bravosolution.co.uk/web/login.shtml

I.2)Type of the contracting authority
Body governed by public law
I.3)Main activity
Health
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities
The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
Health Coaching for Behavioural Change
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Services
Service category No 25: Health and social services
NUTS code UKF,UKG,UKH
II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
The notice involves a public contract
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
Coaching for self care (health coaching) is a combination of clinical plus communications skills and techniques (skills in behaviour change) or “a method of patient education that guides and prompts a patient to be an active participant in behaviour change”.
As an innovation in the UK, NHS Midlands and East together with the NHS Institute of Innovation and Improvement is keen to roll out and evaluate health coaching at pace and scale, building on the leading edge work already undertaken within the region.
The essence of this contract is therefore to procure a programme of training in health coaching that will equip NHS organisations and clinicians across East of England LETB with the right skills, knowledge and behaviours to motivate patients to become more active participants – or leaders – in their own care. The aim is to supplement core clinical skills and help doctors, nurses and others communicate in a way when consulting with patients that is safe, but also empowering and shared, based around a patients own aspirations and goals. In this way clinicians will be able to provide a more flexible and tailored approach to different patients needs.
In particular we are looking for organisations to provide a range of clinicians with the skills, knowledge and behaviours to support patients to self care, increase motivation and responsibility, and improve patient satisfaction. More specifically for:
– Design and delivery of an accredited health coaching skills programme to reach optimal numbers of clinicians
– Provision of facilitation and support to organisations seeking to embed a health coaching culture
– Robust impartial evaluation with an academic partner to demonstrate ROI, particularly in terms of quality, patient experience and patient outcomes.
Expressions of Interest should be sent to msc.strategicprojects@nhs.net. Following reciept of Expressions of Interest further information will be provided.

The deadline for reciept of Tender submissions is 12noon on Monday 4th February 2012 and should be in accordance with the terms set out in the Invitation to Tender document.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85000000

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
II.1.8)Lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.1.9)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
Further detials will be provided in the Invitation to Tender documentation
Estimated value excluding VAT: 490 000 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.3)Information about renewals
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion
Duration in months: 12 (from the award of the contract)

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:
As set out in the tender document which is available from the address in Annex A.11
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
As set out in the tender document which is available from the address in Annex A.11
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
As set out in the tender document which is available from the address in Annex A.11
III.1.4)Other particular conditions
The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: no
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: In accordance with Regulations 23 to 25 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2006 and as set out in the tender document which is available from the address in Annex A.11
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: In accordance with Regulations 23 to 25 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2006 and as set out in the tender document which is available from the address in Annex A.11
III.2.3)Technical capacity
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
In accordance with Regulations 23 to 25 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2006 and as set out in the tender document which is available from the address in Annex A.11
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession
Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession: no
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service
Legal persons should indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff responsible for the execution of the service: no

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Restricted
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue
IV.2)Award criteria
IV.2.1)Award criteria
The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated in the specifications, in the invitation to tender or to negotiate or in the descriptive document
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
An electronic auction will be used: no
IV.3)Administrative information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
4.2.2013 – 12:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up
English.
IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
VI.3)Additional information
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

High Court of England and Wales
Strand
WC2A 2LL London
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2079476000
Internet address: http://www.hmcourt-services.gsi.gov.uk

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: In accordance with Part 9 of the Public Contract Regulations 2006 (as amended)
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:18.12.2012

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