Mailing Database Provider Tender

Mailing Database Provider Tender

The Mailing Database Provider will hold and manage the mailing database for all Health Care Professionals who are eligible to receive a BNF, BNFC or NPF (collectively BNF Publications).

British National Formulary – Mailing Database Provider Tender

NATIONAL INSTITUTE FOR HEALTH AND CARE EXCELLENCE

Contract summary

Industry

Research and Development

Location of contract

Any region

Value of contract (£)

£0 – £144,375

Published date

21 September 2015

Closing date

15 October 2015

Contract start date

01 January 2016

Contract end date

31 December 2018

Description

NICE is responsible for the distribution of hard copy prescribing guidance to Health Care professionals with a prescribing responsibility working within the English NHS. This comes in the form of three publications; the British National Formulary (BNF) and the British National Formulary for Children (BNFC), which are distributed annually and the Nurse Prescribers Formulary (NPF) which is distributed biennially. All three publications are published in September and collectively approximately 350,000 BNF and BNFC are currently distributed to the English NHS each year. Approximately 25,000 NPF are distributed biennially. The Mailing Database Provider will hold and manage the mailing database for all Health Care Professionals who are eligible to receive a BNF, BNFC or NPF (collectively BNF Publications). They will deliver mailing lists for each BNF publication to the Hard Copy Storage and Distribution Provider in advance of each publication date. They will also provide an enquiry handling service to deal with telephone and email queries from Healthcare Professionals regarding the delivery of BNF Publications. The enquiry handling staff will also manage the mailing database, updating it as and when is necessary.

About the buyer

Contact name

Gillian Watson

Address

Level 1A City Tower

Piccadilly Plaza

Manchester

M1 4BT

England

Email

gillian.watson@nice.org.uk

Other information

How to apply

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

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