Healthwatch Leicestershire

Healthwatch Leicestershire

In this present instance, ESPO is acting on the specific behalf of Leicestershire County Council to appoint an organisation to be the new independent consumer champion for both Health and Social Care across Leicestershire, named “Healthwatch Leicestershire” (HWL).

REFERENCE 3100/12

Healthwatch – 3100/12
Awarding body Leicestershire County Council

Est. value

£1,375,000

Est. Start Date: 01/04/2013
Est. End Date: 31/03/2016

Description

In this present instance, ESPO is acting on the specific behalf of Leicestershire County Council to appoint an organisation to be the new independent consumer champion for both Health and Social Care across Leicestershire, named “Healthwatch Leicestershire” (HWL). This organisation will be independent of the local authority and will provide a number of services to the local community in relation to health and social care services that is able to employ its own staff and involve volunteers, so it can become the influential and effective voice of the public. Providing accountability through annual reports available to the public. The objective of Healthwatch Leicestershire will be to give citizens and communities a stronger voice to influence and challenge how health and social care services are provided within their locality.

 

Additional information

Contract Type One off
Procurement Process Open Tender
Option to extend The contract has the option to extend for up to a further 24 months. The stated total estimated values include the option period.
Estimated ValueText Description Tenderers should note that the value indicated (£275,000 per annum) is an indicative cost at present, as the funding is only confirmed for the first year and in subsequent years may increase or decrease.
Category Public Health,
CPV codes 85000000,
Suitable for SME YES

Document Available Until

27 November 2012

about 1 month

Submission Return By

4 December 2012

about 1 month

extend contract options:

The contract has the option to extend for up to a further 24 months. The stated total estimated values include the option period.

Contact Details

Eastern Shires Purchasing Organisation (see www.espo.org) on behalf of Leicestershire County Council
Ian Cunningham
0116 265 7926

This contract is being managed by Leicestershire County Council . To request documentation contact tenders@espo.org