Integrated Diabetes Pathway Service East Midlands
The NHS Greater East Midlands Commissioning Support Unit (GEM CSU) on behalf of Southern Derbyshire Clinical Commissioning Group (SDCCG) are commissioning an new Integrated Diabetes Pathway Service.
United Kingdom-Derby: Health and social work services
Section I: Contracting authority
Greater East Midlands Commissioning Support Unit on behalf of Southern Derbyshire
3rd Floor Cardinal Square North, 10 Nottingham Road
For the attention of: Lisa Innes
DE1 3QT Derby
Telephone: +44 1332888014
Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)
Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)
Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: The above mentioned contact point(s)
Section II: Object of the contract
Service category No 25: Health and social services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Southern Derbyshire.
NUTS code UKF13
The aim of this procurement process is to implement an integrated service designed to coordinate, promote, embed and provide, via a single point of access, a holistic care pathway that has self-care, preventative care and medical care as the key components to improve the overall quality of life for patients and carers affected by diabetes.
The integrated approach shall encompass the whole pathway from prevention through to highly specialist care to streamline services. It shall empower individuals to make informed choices about their health by changing from a traditional medical model to one that is integrative and holistic that not only deals with symptom management but also addresses the root causes of the condition and associated problems.
The integrated diabetes service shall be delivered in the community setting across Southern Derbyshire CCG. Through the provision of the service, the lead provider shall ensure that an integrated approach to the management of diabetes is embedded across Southern Derbyshire with all health professionals working in partnership to ensure that patients are seen by the right person, at the right time according to their needs.
The lead integrated service provider shall ensure that the following specific service elements are provided:
— Integrated, multidisciplinary diabetes community support
— Single point of access
— Combined clinics in primary care
— Health professional education
— Case finding
— Patient education
— Psychological Support
— Pre-conception care
— Culturally appropriate care
— Peer and social support
— Triage of outpatient referrals
— Admission avoidance
This service will be implemented through a phased implementation process from 3.11.2014.
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
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— Browse to the eSourcing Portal: https://gemcsu.bravosolution.co.uk and click the link to register.
— Accept the terms and conditions and click ‘continue’.
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— 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.
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— You can now use the ‘Messages’ function to communicate with the buyer and seek any clarification.
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For information relating to this section please see the Pre-Qualification Questionnaire (PQQ).
Section IV: Procedure
Section VI: Complementary information
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:26.2.2014