Mental Health Service Users Involvement Northampton
We are seeking an organisation that will demonstrate an ability to effectively gather and communicate the diverse range of views, recommendations and observations of people using mental health services in Northamptonshire.
UK-Northampton: Health and social work services
Section I: Contracting authority
Greater East Midlands Commissioning Support Unit – South
Francis Crick House, Moulton Park
For the attention of: Chris Horrocks
NN3 6BF Northampton
Telephone: +44 7771981515
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: Northamptonshire.
NUTS code UKF23
NHS Greater East Midlands Commissioning Support Unit on behalf of NHS Nene and NHS Corby Clinical Commissioning Groups is seeking to procure a innovative and meaningful mental health service user involvement service which can make a real impact on the quality and design of mental health services in Northamptonshire for people aged 18 years and above. We are seeking an organisation that will demonstrate an ability to effectively gather and communicate the diverse range of views, recommendations and observations of people using mental health services in Northamptonshire and to strategically employ this information and knowledge to impact on the design and delivery of all mental health services in Northamptonshire. The provider will need to show how they will build on the existing partnerships with Northamptonshire County Council, the University of Northampton and Northamptonshire Healthcare Foundation Trust. It is expected that the successful organisation will use a range of methods to engage and involve service users, including popular technology such as social networking and texting, to outreach and increase representation of all groups including those often underserved. It will also value and acknowledge all levels of service user involvement and have skills in the areas of service user led service evaluation, research and training. It will also show evidence of knowledge and understanding of pertinent local issues and developments. NHS Nene and NHS Corby Clinical Commissioning Groups will be seeking a single provider which may be constituted by a collaboration of smaller providers or a single organisation. The period of the contract will be for 2 years. To access the documentation and submit your response please register your organisation on the Bravo website: https://emprocurenhs.bravosolution.co.uk . The ITT reference is ITT 28888. The ITT will be available from 30.5.2013.
Please note this ITT supercedes our previous ITT ref 28867.
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Suppliers Instructions How to Express Interest in this Tender~: 1. Register your company on the eSourcing portal (this is only required once) – Browse to the eSourcing Portal: https://emprocurenhs.bravosolution.co.uk and click the link to register – Accept the terms and conditions and click ‘continue’ – Enter your correct business and user details – Note the username you chose and click ‘Save’ when complete – You will shortly receive an email with your unique password (please keep this secure) 2. Express an Interest in the tender – Login to the portal with the username/password – 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. – This will move the PQQ /ITT into your ‘My PQQs/ My ITTs’ page. (This is a secure area reserved for your projects only) -You can now access any attachments by clicking ‘Buyer Attachments’ in the ‘PQQ/ ITT Details’ box 3. Responding to the tender – Click ‘My Response’ under ‘PQQ/ ITT Details’, you can choose to ‘Create Response’ or to ‘Decline to Respond’ (please give a reason if declining) – You can now use the ‘Messages’ function to communicate with the buyer and seek any clarification – Note the deadline for completion, then follow the onscreen instructions to complete the PQQ/ ITT – There may be a mixture of online & offline actions for you to perform (there is detailed online help available) You must then submit your reply using the ‘Submit Response’ button at the top of the page. If you require any further assistance please consult the online help, or contact the eTendering help desk.
Section IV: Procedure
Notice number in the OJEU: 2013/S 46-074271 of 6.3.2013
Section VI: Complementary information
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:24.5.2013