Provision of a Dorset Health Improvement Hub

Provision of a Dorset Health Improvement Hub

The Council wishes to provide opportunity for interested providers to discuss this potential contract, the proposed model of specification and above all, we would welcome discussion regarding collaboration where providers may have different skills and experience. 

Dorset County Council
Provision of a Dorset Health Improvement Hub
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PRIOR INFORMATION NOTICE *

 

SCOPE AND AIM: On 1st April 2013 the responsibility for public health services within the County of Dorset transferred from the NHS to the local authorities of Dorset County Council, Bournemouth Borough Council and the Borough of Poole.  All working together as Public Health Dorset with Dorset County Council being the host authority.

Dorset County Council is considering seeking tenders for the creation of a Dorset Health Improvement Hub that will provide a front door to health improvement services available across Dorset. Potentially a contract that will be a mixture of core funding plus a payment by results element based on activity and outcomes within health improvement pathways and up to a period of 5 years. The specification to be developed in consultation with a range of parties but potentially the hub will focus on the core elements of customer service, client engagement and motivation, referral and management of health improvement pathways with generic low level behaviour change support.  This will include provision of brief interventions for alcohol, physical activity and smoking but not more specialist or intensive support.  The provider to have the ability to handle data flows effectively, including developing a secure database for reporting outcomes by different pathways.  See Initial Prospectus below.

 

POTENTIAL CONTRACT PERIOD: The likely contract period will be five years, with a review annually for Years 1 – 3 and the option of a breakpoint at Year 3.

 

INDICATIVE VALUE RANGE: The following shows the anticipated direction of travel for the development of the service over a three year period.  Anticipated contract values for the Hub element are likely to be within the ranges for each of the three years:  Year 1 ranging between 300,000 GBP to 550,000 GBP; Year 2 ranging from 450,000 GBP to 750,000 GBP; Year 3 ranging between 650,000 GBP to 1,000,000 GBP. The range in anticipated contract values reflects the hereto unknown volume of activity as well as the potential to implement different elements of the service ahead of schedule.

 

SUPPLIER ENGAGEMENT EVENTS: The Council wishes to provide opportunity for interested providers to discuss this potential contract, the proposed model of specification and above all, we would welcome discussion regarding collaboration where providers may have different skills and experience.  The Council is therefore inviting interested providers to attend the following Supplier Engagement Events.   Please register attendance as instructed below.

 

DATE AND TIME OF EVENTS
Title: Dorset Health Improvement Hub  [First Supplier Engagement]

Purpose: Discuss initial scope and aims

Date:    Tuesday 17th June 2014

Time:    10.00am – 1.00pm

Title:  Dorset Health Improvement Hub  [Second Supplier Engagement]

Purpose:   Discuss potentially final purpose and scope of tender

Date:   Tuesday  9th September  2014

Time:    10.00am – 1.00pm

 

VENUE FOR BOTH EVENTS : Bournemouth International Centre (BIC), Exeter Road, Bournemouth, BH2 5BH and details on the location of the venue can be found on http://www.bic.co.uk/visiting-the-venue/

 

EVENT REGISTRATION:  Please email PHTenders@dorsetcc.gov.uk providing details of your company, name of the persons wishing to attend and contact email address.

 

INITIAL PROSPECTUS: A copy of the initial prospectus is available against this opportunity to download, or request a copy by email to PHTenders@dorsetcc.gov.uk

 

 

Prior Information Notice (PIN)

A PIN is a method of providing advance notice of a possible procurement activity.  The permitted timeline between PIN and the next stage [if procurement activity to go ahead] of Contract Notice is minimum 52 days (valid for 12 months.  At a PIN stage there is no tender documentation as it is for supplier awareness only and in this case provides us means to advise the market on a supplier engagement event.  Also to encourage suppliers to register in the e-tender system ahead of any possible procurement activity (registration can also be done at the point of an OJEU Contract Notice at anytime up to the close of an invitation to tender).

 

Contact:
Mrs Dawn Adams
Email Address:
d.d.adams@dorsetcc.gov.uk
Telephone:
01305 221271
Fax:
01305 228567
Address:
Dorset County Council
County Hall
Dorchester
Dorset
DT1 1XJ
United Kingdom
Key Dates
01/04/2015
30/03/2018
19/05/2014 08:33
31/12/2014 00:00
Other Information
36 (months)
24 (months)
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Contract Attachment(s)
Attached/Link Name Size Date Uploaded
Prospectus – Dorset Health Improvement Hub.pdf 2Mb 19/05/2014

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