Diabetes Education and Training Contract
This contract is for the development and provision of Diabetes Education and training via 3 different components: 1 – Practical Interactive sessions, 2 – a one-off training date for raising awareness and 3 – an educational event on promoting and sharing best practice.
This deadline is for…Responding to this Market Testing Exercise
£10,000 – £12,000
Location where the contract is to be carried out:Outer LondonLondon Borough of Enfield
Is this suitable for smaller suppliers?Yes
Is this contract suitable for a voluntary, community and social enterprise organisations?Yes
Name of the buying organisation:NEL Commissioning Support Unit (NEL CSU)
How to apply
NHS Enfield CCG is keen to test the potential provider market for the provision of Diabetes Education and Training. The education and training components are: – 1. Practical, interactive sessions to update the primary care professionals on the current diabetes best practice and the latest national guidance on the management of diabetes care 2. An one-off training date for raising awareness and promoting best practice on diabetes care for primary care health care assistants working with patients with Type 2 diabetes 3. An educational event on promoting and sharing best practice in diabetes, learning from other areas in the country how people manage and deliver diabetes care Component 1 A provider will offer practical aspects of diabetes training seminars/workshops to upskill GPs and or practice nurses; this will be modular based and people can pick and choose to suit their training needs. The training course will take place over 5 days. The course will be delivered by end of March 2015. Clinical support learning top areas may include the following: – – Self-management and shared decision making approaches – Insulin management – Insulin initiation in primary care – CKD – Foot checks The provider will deliver the following: – • To design the training programme • To get the training programme accredited with the Royal Colleges • To set and to produce the learning outcomes of the course • To set up the venue, to arrange the speakers and to reimburse the speakers if required • To arrange catering provision • To carry out event promotion to ensure the optimal uptake of the course • To issue attendees with appropriate certificates Target groups – GPs and Practice Nurses who work in all four localities in Enfield Component 2 In addition to the above, the provider will deliver diabetes awareness training for primary care health care assistants. Timing of the delivery date is important to ensure the work is completed by end of March 2015. Target groups – Healthcare Assistants who work in all four localities in Enfield Component 3 Finally, the educational event on promoting and sharing best practice in diabetes will be commissioned by Enfield CCG. The aim is to promote best practice in diabetes care and how we can learn from other initiatives in the country and apply it locally. This needs to be delivered by end of March 2015. Target groups – GPs, Practice Nurses, Practice Managers, Healthcare Assistants, acute providers and community providers including managers, hospital consultants and nurses, patients and local Diabetes UK group Providers will be required to commence the service during w/c 1st January 2015 and complete all the training events by 31st March 2015. You can express an interest in this market testing exercise by sending an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. The deadline for submitting a response for this market testing exercise is at 4pm on Friday 5th December 2014. Your e-mail must include a paragraph (to 400 words) about your organisation’s technical capability, previous experience of delivering similar services and whether you have the capacity to commence service during w/c 1st January 2015 and complete by 31 March 2015. Please note that this is a market testing exercise to inform the CCGs’ decision making process. This does not commit the CCG to a carry out a procurement process. If a procurement exercise is subsequently undertaken, a shortlist of economic operators will be complied and invited to submit bids for the project.