A Report into the Impact and Effectiveness of Local Healthwatch

A Report into the Impact and Effectiveness of Local Healthwatch

The Department wishes to commission an assessment of: • the impact and effectiveness of local Healthwatch across the full range of their statutory activities (and excluding non-statutory activities – such as carrying out engagement activity on behalf of others – except where this is considered a factor influencing effectiveness and impact ).

Reference number:59425

Deadline date:08/08/2014

This deadline is for…Receipt of completed Tender Response via BMS, response must be written in English.

Contract value:£75,000 – £83,000

Location where the contract is to be carried out:London

Is this suitable for smaller suppliers?Yes

Name of the buying organisation:Department of Health

Description of the contract

The Department wishes to commission an assessment of: • the impact and effectiveness of local Healthwatch across the full range of their statutory activities (and excluding non-statutory activities – such as carrying out engagement activity on behalf of others – except where this is considered a factor influencing effectiveness and impact ); • the factors that contribute to the effectiveness of local Healthwatch – including internal factors within the control of local Healthwatch organisations and wider external factors that may influence their effectiveness – and potential barriers to success ; and • the steps that system partners (local and national) can take to help local Healthwatch maximise their impact and effectiveness. The overall purpose is to identify any positive steps that can be taken across the system to enable a high-performing and effective local Healthwatch network. Refer to Invitation to Tender documents for full details.

 

Classification of the contract

79419000Evaluation consultancy services

79411000General management consultancy services

79315000Social research services

79313000Performance review services

79311300Survey analysis services

79311210Telephone survey services

79311200Survey conduction services

79311100Survey design services

79311000Survey services

79310000Market research services

Additional information

Contract type:Services – Unspecified

Is it a framework agreement?No

Is this contract related to a programme of funding?No

Contract will be awarded based on:Most economically advantageous tender in terms of: The criteria stated in the contract documents

Estimated length of contract:6 Months

Who to contact

Contact namePaul Eagleton

Organisation nameDepartment of Health

AddressQuarry House, Quarry Hill, LEEDS, LS2 7UE

Telephone

Extension number:

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How to apply

This procurement exercise will be conducted on the DH BMS (Business Management System) eTendering portal . Interested suppliers must read the attached Invitation to Tender documents carefully and respond by the deadline 08/08/2014 -14:00:00. All responses must be in English Language and submitted via the BMS e-tendering portal before the deadline shown for receipt of ITTs. Late responses will not be accepted. Information on registration can be found at- https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/department-of-health/about/procurement. Organisations wishing to be considered for this contract must register their intent to participate through this system. Registration is a simple one-step process; the supplier must register as a company/organisation; then each employee who may undertake a tendering exercise must then register as an individual. Once this stage is completed, it is then possible to register expression of interest for this tender. Note: Standard BMS functionality will only acknowledge one recipient per supplier for each individual tender. If you require the tender to be seen by multiple users we suggest using a centralised e-mail address [dhtenders@example.com] Log on instructions are as follows: Stage 1 – New suppliers. Those who have not previously contracted with DH will first need to ensure that their company details are registered in the system. a) Go to the link above b) Click on ‘New Supplier’ c) Complete and send the details in the automated e-mail that appears d) Within 3 working days, you will receive an e-mail with your login information; a unique username and password. Note: Standard BMS functionality requires the registered e-mail address to function as individual’s username. Once registered, candidates must express interest as follows a) Go to the link above b) Select ‘Login into e-Tendering System’ c) Select sourcing home page and enter Invitation to Tender (ITT) number 59425 in the search field. d) Select online message and send message to confirm your expression of interest, review documentation and when ready upload your completed response via the create quote option. For any support in submitting your ITT, please contact the eTendering Help-desk on 0113 254 5777. This helpdesk is available 10:00am to 4:00pm, Monday to Friday excluding Bank Holidays. Please Note: Registration on the DH secure portal is not entering onto a preferred supplier list. Registration is solely to be able to interact with the Department electronically.

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