South East London ICB commissions specialist nursing beds for individuals with complex health needs who require specialist nursing care on a continuous basis.
South East London Integrated Care Board (NHS South East London) (hereafter referred to as “The Authority”) invites Expressions of Interest (EoIs) and completion of Selection Questionnaire from all suitable providers, who are capable of delivering the Specialist Nursing Beds.
South East London ICB commissions specialist nursing beds for individuals with complex health needs who require specialist nursing care on a continuous basis. The service requires the Provider to be able to deliver specialist nursing care to a large volume of individuals with highly complex nursing care, such as those requiring assisted ventilation.
This contract will be activity led with different bed rates depending on the types and numbers of referrals, the indicative value range for the total contract value is between £45m and £60m.
Further details of the Requirements are set out in the Service Specification.
The Procurement process will be facilitated entirely online via The Authority’s e-procurement portal (ProContract). Interested Applicants wishing to participate in the procurement must register, express an interest, and complete the online questionnaires hosted on the portal prior to the deadline for submission (17:00 on Tuesday 25 November 2022).
All clarification requests and correspondence pertaining to this Expression of Interest opportunity must be directed through the portal. The deadline for any clarification questions is 12 noon on 22 November 2022.
The Procurement is being managed by the Procurement and Contracting Hub hosted by NHS North East London, on behalf of the Authority. The services in the scope of this procurement fall within Schedule 3 to the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (“the Regulations”) and therefore the procurement is not subject to the full regime of the Regulations but is instead governed by what is commonly referred to as the “Light Touch Regime” contained within Chapter 3, Section 7 of the Regulations (Regulations 74 to 77). The use of any language or terms found in the Regulations, the description of the procedure voluntarily adopted by the Authority, or any other indication, shall not be taken to mean that the Authority intends to hold itself bound by the Regulations, save those applicable to services coming within the scope
of Regulations 74 to 77.
Estimated contract dates
Expression of interest window
From 04/11/2022 12:30 to 25/11/2022 17:00