No Scalpel Vasectomy Service

No Scalpel Vasectomy Service

Contract value:£0 – £113,057. The winning provider will ensure a high standard of care is maintained and the patient’s journey is safe, effective and timely.

Reference number: SP522

Deadline date:28/09/2012

This deadline is for… Expressions of interest

Contract value:£0 – £113,057

Location where the contract is to be carried out: North East

Is this suitable for smaller suppliers? Yes

Is this contract suitable for a voluntary, community and social enterprise organisations? Yes

Name of the buying organisation: County Durham and Darlington NHS Foundation Trust


Description of the contract

County Durham and Darlington NHS Foundation Trust is one of the largest integrated care providers in England, serving a population of around 600,000 people. The Trust is a high performing organisation with a track record of success. The Trust is looking for a GPwSI to work on a sessional basis to provide a no scalpel vasectomy service of the highest standard for the residents of County Durham and Darlington. Applicants must be willing to work flexibly to cover the NSV surgical requirements of the provider organisation across the Darlington, Weardale and Derwentside areas with the support of a multidisciplinary team. The winning provider will ensure a high standard of care is maintained and the patient’s journey is safe, effective and timely. GP’s need to be accredited with the Northern Deanery and be a member of the British Association of No Scalpel Vasectomies which is part of the Association of Surgeons in Primary Care or willing to work towards The contract will be split into lots, the Trust envisages the following lots, lot 1 will be Darlington and lot 2 will be Weardale and Derwentside .The contract will be for 24 months with the option for a 12 month extension. Please be advised the closing date for expressions of interest is 12 noon the 28th September. Division into lots and variations are at the Contracting Authority’s absolute discretion and whether these options will be pursued will be detailed by the Contacting Authority in due course.



Classification of the contract

85100000 Health 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: 36 Months


Who to contact

Contact name Amanda Reed

Organisation name County Durham & Darlington NHS Foundation Trust

Address Bede House, Belmont Business Park, Durham, County Durham, DH1 1TW

Telephone 01913332518

Extension number:



Web address


How to apply

Please click on the following link to express your interest Expressions of interest will close 12 noon 28th September 2012.