Tender for Leicester Inpatient Detox Service

For the provision of a 24 hour medically-supervised dedicated-inpatient-treatment service for Leicester City residents.

Opportunity Id
ASC0286 – Leicester Inpatient Detox Service (Stabilisation and Withdrawal)
75200000-8 – Provision of services to the community
85000000-9 – Health and social work services
98000000-3 – Other community, social and personal services

Leicester City Council invites Tenders from suitably qualified and experienced organisations for the provision of a 24 hour medically-supervised dedicated-inpatient-treatment service for Leicester City residents. Inpatient detox and stabilisation services are an important component of local plans to improve recovery outcomes in Leicester and deliver safe and effective services to the increasing numbers of individuals in treatment.


The Authority wishes to implement a block and spot contract for this service based on current and known funding allocations.  The proposed Contract will be for an initial period of 3 years to commence on 1st June 2023, with an option to extend, subject to satisfactory performance outcomes and agreement by the Authority, for a further period, or periods up to a total of 2 years, up to 31st May 2028, taking the contract term to a maximum of 5 years.


The contract value assigned to the block element is £226,949 per annum, £1,134,745 for the full 5 year contract period.  Subject to availability, additional funding may be earmarked for spot commissioning additional services as an when required.  No guarantee can be given to this additional activity as it is demand led.

The Authority will hold an online Tender Information Session conducted via Microsoft Teams on 22nd November 2022 at 10:00 am.  To register for this please refer to Part 1 of the ITT documentation (section 4.10) and follow the instructions. All information is within the ITT documentation.

Region(s) of supply
East Midlands (England)
Estimated value
Drugs, Alcohol , Substance misuse , Detoxification , Clinical , Recovery

Key dates

Estimated contract dates

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End date

Contact details

Leicester City Council
Ashok Chotalia
0116 454 2383
City Hall

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From 14/11/2022 09:00 to 16/12/2022 14:00

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