Provision of Out Of Hours Primary Healthcare Services to Thorney Island and Southwick Park

PHC/532 Provision of Out Of Hours Primary Healthcare Services to Thorney Island and Southwick Park

Contract value: £10,000 – £40,000.

Reference number: PHC/532

Deadline date: 18/04/2012

This deadline is for… Deadline for Expression of Interest

Contract value: £10,000 – £40,000

Location where the contract is to be carried out: Hampshire CCHampshire CC,

Is this suitable for smaller suppliers? Yes

Name of the buying organisation: CTLBCom, DE&S


Description of the contract

• Summary of Requirements / Description of Work: Services provided by medical personnel. Provision of Out of Hours Primary Care Services for Registered Patients at: Thorney Island PO10 8DH and Southwick Park PO17 6EJ Medical Centres with a total PAR IRO 2000. (a) The Contractor will provide the Primary Health Care Out of Hours services which must be of a standard no lower than those of Local Primary Care Trust approved Out of Hours providers. (b) The Provider is required to provide telephone triage services & consultations to be carried out at the providers medically equipped premises or at home of the patients as deemed clinically appropriate. (c) The successful Contractor must be able to satisfy emergency, face-to-face consultations within 1 hour of any patient contact, be it at the patient’s home or from the contractor’s own fully, medically equipped premises. (d) The Contractor shall be required to provide from a pool of suitably qualified Medical Practitioners who hold the equivalent (or higher) qualifications than would be expected of a General Practitioner and ideally will have working knowledge of Military Medical Procedures & terminology. (e) Individual elements of the PHC service may be subcontracted but all elements must, separately and together, meet the access and performance criteria laid by the Authority and the prime Contractor remains responsible for the quality and governance of services provided and all costs of any subcontracting. (f). The Contractor and all premises used to deliver services (except those provided by the Authority) are to be registered with the Care Quality Commission. All healthcare professionals involved in delivering the service are to be appropriately qualified, indemnified and fully registered, licensed and certified without restrictions with the relevant UK Health and Social Care Regulator. (g) Contract duration will be one year, with up to 2 option years, subject to annual review based on first, the Authority’s continuing need and then, Contractor’s performance. Contractors who consider they can provide the requirement and who wish to be considered for an Invitation To Tender, must express their interest by letter, facsimile or email to the Contracting Authority stated by no later than 18 April 2012.




Classification of the contract

85141000 Services provided by medical personnel


Additional information

Contract type: Services – 25

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: 01/07/2012 – 30/06/2013


Who to contact

Contact name John Dixon

Address FASC, Slim Road, Camberley, GU15 4NP

Telephone 01276412659

Extension number:

Fax 01276 412919


Web address


How to apply

The contracting authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SMEs).However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement,and the contract will be awarded on the basis of the most economically advantageous tender.