Newcastle Improving Access to Psychological Therapies Service – Request for Information
The Commissioner is issuing this Prior Information Notice as a Request for Information to gather market intelligence/information.
Newcastle Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT) Service
North of England Commissioning Support
- Health services – 85100000
Location of contract
22 December 2021
7 January 2022
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North of England Commissioning Support (NECS) is a commissioning support service hosted by NHS England and is managing this Request for Information (RFI) and a future procurement process for the provision of Newcastle Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT) Service for NHS Newcastle Gateshead Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) (the Contracting Authority) who has full delegated authority to commission Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT) Service.
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- The Commissioner is issuing this Prior Information Notice (PIN) as a Request for Information(RFI) to gather market intelligence/information, to gain a better understanding of the capacity and appetite of the market in delivering the proposed Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT) Service for the people of Newcastle, and to alert the market to a possible future tender opportunity.
It is important to note that this PIN/RFI is not a call for competition and as such potential providers will need to express interest in any
future tender opportunity once a contract notice is published in Find a Tender and on Contracts Finder.
It should be noted that this PIN/RFI invites individuals and organisations to express an interest in this RFI exercise only, and it is NOT a pre-qualification questionnaire, and is NOT part of any pre-qualification or selection process. This PIN/RFI is intended as an awareness, communication, and information gathering exercise. An expression of interest is no indication of a commitment to participate in the RFI process nor does it infer any preferential
or special status on those individuals and organisations who express an interest in the RFI
NECS is utilising an electronic tendering portal (In-Tend) to manage this RFI and as such interested individuals and organisations will need to register on the portal to access the RFI documentation and return completed RFI documentation.
Please note that it is free to register on In-Tend, which can be accessed at any time of day as long as you have a working internet
connection. The In-Tend portal can be found at: https://intendhost.co.uk/nhsnecsu (Please follow the registration instructions if you are not already registered) and look for the project NECS410 – Newcastle Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT) Services.
The RFI documentation will be accessible on 23 December 2021 andcompleted RFI responses must be returned by 12.00 noon on 07 January 2022.
How to apply
Follow the instructions given in the description or the more information section.
About the buyer
Newcastle Gateshead Clinical Commissioning Group