Healthy Teeth in Schools Programme

Healthy Teeth in Schools Programme

The aim of the programme is to reduce the incidence and prevalence of tooth decay in young children in Tower Hamlets by twice yearly applications of topical Fluoride varnish on the teeth of young children aged 3-6 years old.

Tower Hamlets
ESCW(PH)4499 Healthy Teeth in Schools Programme
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The London Borough of Tower Hamlets (LBTH) is seeking expressions of interest from interested organisations for the above services.

Contract Title:
Healthy Teeth in Schools Programme
Reference:
ESCW(PH)4499
Description: The aim of the programme is to reduce the incidence and prevalence of tooth decay in young children in Tower Hamlets by twice yearly applications of topical Fluoride varnish on the teeth of young children aged 3-6 years old.

The objectives are:

    • To implement the strategy for engaging with schools
    • To organise parent awareness and information sessions
    • To implement a dental screening programme
    • To implement a programme of Fluoride varnish application following a risk assessment of premises and children
    • To direct patients whose children are identified as in need of care to treatment services
    • To collect and submit appropriate data for records and analysis

Delivery of this programme will be by four service providers in nursery and primary schools across the four Tower Hamlets localities as per table below:
 
Locality
Area
No of Schools
Annual Value per Venue*
Contract Duration
Locality 1
North West
21
£20,000
3 years
Locality 2
South West
17
£20,000
3 years
Locality 3
North East
13
£20,000
3 years
Locality 4
South East
15
£20,000
3 years
*approx. annual value

The anticipated contract start date is:        October 2013

The estimated value of the contract is:
 Up to £20,000 each locality per annum

For a period of: One year with an option to extend for a further 1+1 year.

Organisations wishing to express their interest are requested to register on the London Tenders Portal via the link below, where the tender documentation will be available for download. You may be required to complete a Pre-Qualification Questionnaire (PQQ). Please allow sufficient time to register (at least 1 working day). Failure to submit a satisfactory response to PQQ will result in exclusion from the tender process.

LBTH uses the e-tendering system, the London Tenders Portal, which is free of charge to suppliers and providers. (Double-click links on this page or copy and paste to your web browser)




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LBTH accepts no liability for expressions of interest that are not received due to internet connectivity issues, transmission delays or errors.

Deadline for expression of interest and return of quotation is:
Date: Friday 13 September 2013
Time: 12:00 noon

 

LBTH is an Equal Opportunities Employer and a supporter of Ethical Governance, our protocol can be found here along with Or via:
http://www.towerhamlets.gov.uk/lgsl/801-850/828_tenders_and_contra cts/guidance_to_suppliers_and.aspx

LBTH does not undertake to invite all applicants or bind itself to accept the lowest or any Tender.  LBTH will not be liable for any costs incurred in tendering for this contract.

If you require any further information please contact:

Jay Bains
at: procurement@towerhamlets.gov.uk

Contact:
Mrs Jay Bains
Email Address:
jay.bains@towerhamlets.gov.uk
Telephone:
020 7364 4015
Fax:
20 7364 4973
Address:
4th Floor Mulberry Place, Town Hall
5 Clove Crescent
London
Greater London
E14 2BG
United Kingdom
Key Dates
01/10/2013
30/09/2016
23/08/2013 14:30
13/09/2013 12:00
Other Information
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24 (months)
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