GP Out of Hours Services Sunderland

GP Out of Hours Services Sunderland

NHS Sunderland Clinical Commissioning Group proposes to commission a GP Out of Hour Service for the population of Sunderland. 

Reference number:NECS010

Deadline date:31/01/2015

This deadline is for…Expressions of Interest Only

Contract value:£0 – £0

Location where the contract is to be carried out:Sunderland

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:NHS Sunderland Clinical Commissioning Group

Description of the contract

NHS Sunderland Clinical Commissioning Group proposes to commission a GP Out of Hour Service for the population of Sunderland. The aims of the service are to provide a clinically safe and competent GP OOH service accessible to the local population across Sunderland. The service will provide access to unplanned urgent care, working in partnership with the wider urgent care system across primary, community, secondary health and social care. The service will be a visible and integral part of the Sunderland Intermediate Care Hub. The contracting authority will develop the service model to incorporate the Public Services (Social Value) Act 2012, specifically: •How what is proposed to be procured might improve the economic, social and environmental well-being of the relevant area. (Area is the geographic area for which the procurement is taking place) •How, in conducting the process of procurement, it might act with a view to securing the improvement. NHS Sunderland Clinical Commissioning Group intends to hold a market engagement event with interested providers during November 2014. Further details regarding the event will be sent via the messaging portal to all those organisations who express an interest in this service.


Classification of the contract

85121000Medical practice services

85120000Medical practice and related services

85100000Health 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:36 Months

Who to contact

Contact nameMaxine Elstob

Organisation nameNorth of England Commissioning Support Unit (NECS)

AddressTeesdale House, Thornaby, Stockton on Tees, Cleveland, TS17 6BL


Extension number:



How to apply

Registering Interest North of England Commissioning Support Unit is utilising an electronic tendering tool to manage this market engagement and communicate with organisations who have expressed an interest. Accordingly bidders are requested to register their interest via the In-tend portal furthermore all communications and submissions will be conducted via the In-Tend portal, It is free to register on the portal, which can be accessed at any time of day. A dedicated helpdesk is available should potential providers have any queries and can be contacted on 0844 2728810 (Monday to Friday 8am to 5pm) / Please note that this facility allows the provider to express an interest only in delivering this service, it is not a Pre-Qualification Process.