Governance Review Contract

Governance Review Contract

Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust is required to carry out an external review of its governance arrangements in accordance with best practice.

Contract summary


Construction and Real Estate, Printing and Publishing

Location of contract


Value of contract


Published date

08 December 2016

Closing date

10 January 2017

Contract start date

03 March 2017

Contract end date

24 May 2017



Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust (‘OHFT’) is required to carry out an external review of its governance arrangements in accordance with best practice contained within NHS Improvement’s (‘NHI’) Risk Assessment Framework and in compliance with NHI’s Code of Governance. The Trust is seeking to appoint advisors to undertake that external review. The successful appointee will be required to review OHFT’s governance arrangements, in accordance with the guidance set out in NHI’s Risk Assessment Framework and, specifically, their Well Led Framework for Governance Reviews and Code of Governance. The appointee will be required to provide a full and detailed report on the findings of their review. The report must be presented in a format suitable for receipt by the Trust’s Board of Directors. It is expected that a purchase order for this service will be issued to the successful supplier by 3rd March 2017 and that, if so, the appointee will have started work on the assignment by no later than Monday 20th March. The final report must be submitted to the Trust’s Board of Directors by 24th May 2017.


About the buyer


Littlemore Mental Health Centre



Other information


INSTRUCTIONS TO BIDDERS Suppliers Instructions How to Express Interest in this Tender~: 1. Register your company on the eSourcing portal (this is only required once) – Browse to the eSourcing Portal: and click the link to register – Accept the terms and conditions and click ‘continue’ – Enter your correct business and user details – Note the username you chose and click ‘Save’ when complete – You will shortly receive an email with your unique password (please keep this secure) 2. Express an Interest in the tender – Login to the portal with the username/password – Click the ‘PQQs / ITTs Open To All Suppliers’ link. (These are Pre-Qualification Questionnaires or Invitations to Tender open to any registered supplier) – Click on the relevant PQQ/ ITT to access the content. – Click the ‘Express Interest’ button at the top of the page. – This will move the PQQ /ITT into your ‘My PQQs/ My ITTs’ page. (This is a secure area reserved for your projects only) -You can now access any attachments by clicking ‘Buyer Attachments’ in the ‘PQQ/ ITT Details’ box 3. Responding to the tender – Click ‘My Response’ under ‘PQQ/ ITT Details’, you can choose to ‘Create Response’ or to ‘Decline to Respond’ (please give a reason if declining) – You can now use the ‘Messages’ function to communicate with the buyer and seek any clarification – Note the deadline for completion, then follow the onscreen instructions to complete the PQQ/ ITT – There may be a mixture of online & offline actions for you to perform (there is detailed online help available) You must then submit your reply using the ‘Submit Response’ button at the top of the page. If you require any further assistance please consult the online help, or contact the eTendering help desk.


How to apply

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


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