Kent County Council Public Health Dynamic Purchasing System 2017
The modular programme will enable the training and upskilling of the unseen Public Health workforce as well as core Public Health workforce below practitioner level.
United Kingdom-Maidstone: Health and social work services
Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name and addresses
Contact person: Miss Ima Orosei
Telephone: +44 3000412548
NUTS code: UK
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Section II: Object
SS 13 164 Public Health Dynamic Purchasing System.
II.1.2)Main CPV code
II.1.3)Type of contract
Kent County Council currently runs a Dynamic Purchasing System (DPS) for Public Health Services and will shortly be inviting tenders to deliver the Public Health Champions Programme. The modular programme will enable the training and upskilling of the unseen Public Health workforce as well as core Public Health workforce below practitioner level.
The programme will equip individuals with the necessary skills, knowledge and understanding to take every opportunity to support the population to make informed decisions about their lifestyle choices to help enable them to lead healthier lives.
Only providers who are currently on the DPS can receive the tender documentation for this opportunity. Prospective providers must go to the Kent Business portal contract opportunity page by clicking the below link and expressing an interest in the SS 13 164 Public Health Dynamic Purchasing System https://www.kentbusinessportal.org.uk/ by 12:00 on Tuesday 10.10.2017.
II.1.6)Information about lots
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
II.2.3)Place of performance
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:
The Champion programme will equip individuals with the necessary skills, knowledge and understanding to take every opportunity to support the population to make informed decisions about their lifestyle choices to help enable them to lead healthier lives.
The programme provides training in behaviour change techniques, such as motivational interviewing, health coaching and communication skills. The programme will contain a range of lifestyle modules, provides information on local services and referral pathways, which is critical importance when engaging in healthy conversations and signposting.
An example of content that is covered:
— An Introduction — what is public health, social determinants of health, epidemiological, health interventions;
— Understanding Health Improvement;
— Understanding Behaviour Change;
— Key public Health issues/topics such as: Leadership, Commissioning, Alcohol and Drugs Misuse, Breast Feeding, Determinants of Health, Epidemiology and Data, Healthy Eating, Health Inequalities, Housing, Mental Health, Oral Health, Physical Activity, Obesity, Sexual Health, Smoking, Social Isolation and Substance Misuse.
The programme must hold a recognisable accredited qualification i.e. from the RSPH, FPH, UK Higher Education Establishment. Facilitators must have proven knowledge and understanding of multidisciplinary public health.
How to bid for the tender opportunity
Kent County Council’s currently runs a Dynamic Purchasing System (DPS) for Public Health Services (notice number: 323771-2014) to allow the Council to buy Public Health Services from a list of approved providers who meet a certain minimum standards and agree to a common set of contractual terms approved providers will then be able to bid for the Council’s contracts to deliver Public Health Services.
Only providers who are currently on the Public DPS can receive the tender documentation for the UKPHR Programmes, so if you wish to tender for the opportunity then you must apply and be accepted onto the DPS.
How to join the DPS
Prospective providers who wish to join DPS, must go to the Kent Business portal contract opportunity page by clicking the below link and express an interest in the SS 13 164 Public Health Dynamic Purchasing System
— A link to the DPS application will be sent via email which you must complete and submit via the Kent Business portal no later than 12 noon on Tuesday 10.10.2017
— Submitted DPS applications will be assessed and prospective providers will be notified if they have successful joined the DPS.
— If successful in joining the DPS, prospective providers will automatically be sent a copy of the tender documentation when published (date to be confirmed but by Mid October 2017.)
Already on the DPS
Please note that there is no need to reapply to join the DPS if your organisation is already been successfully admitted to the Public Health Services DPS because you will automatically receive the tender documentation when published (date to be confirmed but by Mid October 2017.)
Already expressed an interest but did not submit a DPS application
Please note that if your organisation has previously expressed an interest in joining the DPS but did not submit a DPS application then please just log into your Kent Business portal supplier account and locate the contract number SS 13 164 Public Health Dynamic Purchasing System to retrieve the application form.
Guidance on how to use the Kent Business portal
If your organisation is having any issues then please use the guidance document titled Kent Business Portal -Supplier guidance which can be found on the supplier page on the portal or contact the Care Procurement team via firstname.lastname@example.org and we will endeavour to assist you with any issues.
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
II.2.10)Information about variants
II.2.11)Information about options
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Section VI: Complementary information
VI.1)Information about recurrence
Sessions House, County Road
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: