Tender for Autism Spectrum Disorder Diagnostic Assessments

To provide full ASD diagnostic assessments which consist of approximately four appointments in line with NICE guidance.

Provision of Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) diagnostic Assessments

Contract summary

 

Industry

  • Psychiatrist or psychologist services – 85121270

Location of contract

DA2 7WG

Value of contract

£450,000 to £500,000

Procurement reference

CF-1107200D0O000000rwimUAA

Published date

3 October 2022

Closing date

15 October 2022

Closing time

12pm

Contract start date

16 October 2022

Contract end date

17 October 2022

Contract type

Service contract

Procedure type

Open procedure (above threshold)

Contract is suitable for SMEs?

Yes

Contract is suitable for VCSEs?

No

 

Description

Provision of Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) Service is intended to provide full ASD diagnostic assessments which consist of approximately four appointments in line with NICE guidance.

Experience of clinicians
– Clinicians carrying out the diagnostic assessments will have a current and valid registration to Health and Care Professionals Council (HCPC).
– Clinicians carrying out the diagnostic assessments will have previous experience in diagnosing adults with ASD and comorbid MH psychiatric disorders.
– Clinicians administering the ADOS 2 will have formal training in administration of ADOS 2.
– Clinicians administering the ADOS 2 will commit to attending a minimum of 1 consensus reliability meetings offered by the Oxleas ASD Service during the year (no charge)

Clinical Space Provision
– The provider will guarantee access to own clinical space for diagnostic assessments.
– The clinical space provided will need to be within easy reach by private or public transport and preferably within the boroughs of Bexley, Bromley and Greenwich.
Capacity and timeframe
– The successful provider will commit to completing 500 (indicative activity) diagnostic assessments within the timeframe of 12 months
– Once commenced assessments should not last longer than 6 weeks.
– Final report should be produced and shared within 6 weeks of final feedback appointment.

 

More information

 

Previous notice about this procurement

OXLEAS – Provision of Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) diagnostic Assessments

  • Opportunity
  • Published 3 October 2022

 

How to apply

 

Follow the instructions given in the description or the more information section.

 

About the buyer

 

Contact name

Ronald Muwambi

Address

Oxleas NHS Foundation Trust, Pinewood House, Pinewood Place,
Dartford
DA2 7WG
GB

Email

ronald.muwambi@nhs.net