Recovery Focused Specialist Prescribing Service

Recovery Focused Specialist Prescribing Service

Bournemouth Drug and Alcohol Action Team, hosted by Bournemouth Borough Council invite expressions of interest from suitably experienced, qualified and established organisations to tender for a recovery focused Specialist Prescribing Service for residents of Bournemouth.

Bournemouth Borough Council
Tender for the Provision of a Recovery Focused Specialist Prescribing Service
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Contract Details
Business Unit Adult & Community Support
Contract Type Services
Title Tender for the Provision of a Recovery Focused Specialist Prescribing Service
Bournemouth Drug & Alcohol Action Team, hosted by Bournemouth Borough Council invite expressions of interest from suitably experienced, qualified and established organisations to tender for a recovery focused Specialist Prescribing Service for residents of Bournemouth.
The Contract will be for a period of 3 years with the option to extend for a further period of up to 2 years subject to performance and funding. The anticipated start date is 1st April 2013.  The value of the Contract will be in the region of £2.3 million over the three years.
The successful applicant will have a proven track record in delivering services, recognise the importance of the wider family and community, focus on a recovery model and social re-integration of Service Users and be required to work as part of a clearly defined treatment system with other commissioned Providers and partners.  All referrals will be received from a central Assessment and Care Co-Ordination Team.
Under the recovery agenda, the Department of Health have the desire to see that the number of opiate users receiving substitute prescribing will reduce over the foreseeable future in a steady downward trend.  The challenge for providers is to achieve this whilst still supporting the harm reduction agency and meeting the needs of the Service User.
In Order to obtain tender documentation, providers are required to register their interest by contacting Karen Wood on 01202 458740 or e-mail your request to: karen.wood@bournemouth.gov.uk  quoting reference: Specialist Prescribing
Expressions of Interest must be received by Friday 20th July 2012. Completed documentation must be returned by 16:00 hrs on Friday 7th September 2012
Documentation submitted after this date and time will not be accepted.
In order to express your interest, please contact:
Contact: Karen Wood
Tel: 01202 458740
Email: karen.wood@bournemouth.gov.uk
 

Contact:
Strategic Procurement Team
Email Address:
procurement@bournemouth.gov.uk
Telephone:
01202 451417
Fax:
01202 454889
Address:
Bournemouth Borough Council
The Town Hall, Bourne Avenue
Bournemouth
Dorset
BH2 6DY
United Kingdom
Key Dates
01/04/2013
31/03/2016
13/06/2012 16:54
20/07/2012 16:00
Other Information
Estimated Value (£):
2300000
36 (months)
12 (months)
2