Market Testing for Translation / Interpretation Service

Market Testing for Translation / Interpretation Service

Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust intends to go for a fixed term contract for a period of maximum three years with an indicative annual contract value of GBP 80,000.00.

Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust

Contract summary

Industry

Other Services

Location of contract

GU16 7UJ,SL2 4HL, SL5 8AA

Value of contract (£)

£0

Published date

21 April 2015

Closing date

01 May 2015

Contract start date

01 May 2015

Contract end date

01 May 2015

Description

Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust (FHFT) is intending to procure the Translation and Interpretation service for all its three sites – Frimley Park Hospital, Wexham Park Hospital and Heatherwood Hospital. Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust intends to go for a fixed term contract for a period of maximum three years with an indicative annual contract value of GBP 80,000.00. The service will be for face–to–face, telephonic and British Sign Language with majority of the service to be provided by telephone. Apart from various ethnic group which these three hospital serves, a majority of the service could be asked for Nepalese and Somalian community members. FHFT also intends to cut down its prices paid for the commutation of these interpreters/translators – wherever they apply to – and emphasizes on the period of actual service provided. Hence, bidders are requested to provide a general idea of availability of these translators/interpreters on a local basis.

About the buyer

Contact name

Sanjay Ojha

Address

Frimely Health NHS Foundation Trust

Portsmouth Road,

Frimley

GU16 7UJ

England

Telephone

01276 522 106

Email

sanjay.ojha@fhft.nhs.uk

Other information

Attachments

Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust (FHFT) is keen to test the potential provider market for Translation and Interpretation service for all its three sites – Frimley Park Hospital, Wexham Park Hospital and Heatherwood Hospital. Potential providers with relevant capability and experience to deliver this service are required to express an interest if they are interested in bidding for this service should the Frimley Health Foundation Trust decide to carry out a competitive tender exercise and publishes a Contract Notice for this requirement. You can express an interest in this market testing exercise by sending an e-mail to Sanjay.ojha@fhft.nhs.uk. The deadline for submitting a response for this market testing exercise is at 12.00 hrs on 1/05/2015. Your e-mail must include details about your organisation’s capability and previous experience of delivering Translation and Interpretation service or similar services. Please provide a brief description of your capability and experience for Face to Face, Telephonic and British Sign language Translation and Interpretation service particularly for the Nepalese and Somalian communities. Your email should also contain the details of your organisation along with complete postal address, email address and telephone nos. Please note that this is a market testing exercise to inform the FHFT’s decision making process. This does not commit the FHFT to a carry out a procurement process. Bidders who have expressed an interest in this market testing exercise will have to submit a separate response to the Contract Notice should the FHFT decide to procure this service and publish a Contract Notice (advert) for this requirement.

How to apply

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

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