Independent Witness Service for GMC

Independent Witness Service for GMC

The independent Witness Service provides emotional support to those who require additional support in giving evidence during an investigation or at MPTS fitness to practise hearings. The aim of this service is to improve levels of confidence and satisfaction among witnesses.

Witness Service (GMC156)

Reference number: GMC156

Deadline date:22/04/2014

This deadline is for… Notice deadline.

Contract value:£0 – £0

Location where the contract is to be carried out: United Kingdom London

Is this suitable for smaller suppliers? Yes

Is this contract suitable for a voluntary, community and social enterprise organisations? No

Name of the buying organisation: General Medical Council (GMC)

Original source URL http://www.mytenders.org/search/search_switch.aspx?ID=114919

 

Description of the contract

Scope of requirement

The independent Witness Service provides emotional support to those who require additional support in giving evidence during an investigation or at MPTS fitness to practise hearings. The aim of this service is to improve levels of confidence and satisfaction among witnesses.

Witness needs

In general, witnesses on behalf of the GMC who may need additional emotional support include:

a patients and parents of children who are patients

b patients or staff who are alleged to have been the subject of sexually motivated behaviour by a doctor

c vulnerable patients with mental health problems or learning difficulties whose trust may have been abused

d healthcare staff required to give evidence against a colleague

e young people (under 17) who may be giving evidence (parents are asked to give evidence on behalf of younger children)

f witnesses who have reported intimidation

g bereaved relatives

(MT Ref:114919)

Classification of the contract

71319000 Expert witness 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: 12/05/2014 – 12/05/2016

 

Who to contact

Contact name Rohan Yoganathan

Organisation name General Medical Council (GMC)

Address 350 Euston Road , London, GB, NW1 3JN

Telephone +44 2071895417

Extension number:

Fax

Email

Web address http://www.gmc-uk.org

 

How to apply

For further information please review the full notice details at http://www.mytenders.org/search/search_switch.aspx?ID=114919