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Warwickshire County Council Public Health and Coventry and Rugby CCG are jointly re-commissioning the Community TB Nursing service and wish to engage with the market on the service review and patient engagement, prior to going out to tender. ...

Social and other specific services - public contracts

Prior information notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Warwickshire County Council
Strategic Procurement Unit, P O Box 3, Shire Hall, Market Place
Warwick
CV34 4RH
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1926412430
E-mail:
NUTS code: UKG13

Internet address(es):

Main address: http://www.warwickshire.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.warwickshire.gov.uk/procurement

I.2)Joint procurement
I.3)Communication
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Regional or local authority
I.5)Main activity
General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement
II.1.1)Title:

Community TB Nursing - Provider Engagement Event.

Reference number: 00005106
II.1.2)Main CPV code
85110000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

Warwickshire County Council Public Health and Coventry and Rugby CCG are jointly re-commissioning the Community TB Nursing service and wish to engage with the market on the service review and patient engagement, prior to going out to tender.

The Community TB Nursing Service is a specialist nurse-led service that supports and provides care to patients diagnosed with TB within both Warwickshire and Coventry. The Team work with specialist medical staff to ensure a smooth patient journey from diagnosis to discharge and this includes supporting patients to take medication (Directly Observed Therapy DOT), referring for social support, home visits, tracing and testing contacts/family members for TB infection, managing incidents and outbreaks in the community and providing BCG vaccinations. The service provides information and advice to patients and carers and educational/TB awareness sessions to a wide range of professionals.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 500 000.00 GBP
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
85111000
85111800
85111810
85111820
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKG13
Main site or place of performance:

Within the County boundaries of Warwickshire and within the boundaries of Coventry.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Warwickshire County Council Public Health and Coventry and Rugby CCG are jointly re-commissioning the Community TB Nursing service and wish to engage with the market on the service review and patient engagement, prior to going out to tender. This is an opportunity for providers to feedback to help shape and develop the new service specification. Commissioners will share the proposed new service model and the outcome of the stakeholder and patient engagement.

The Service

The Community TB Nursing Service is a specialist nurse-led service that supports and provides care to patients diagnosed with TB within both Warwickshire and Coventry. The Team work with specialist medical staff to ensure a smooth patient journey from diagnosis to discharge and this includes supporting patients to take medication (Directly Observed Therapy DOT), referring for social support, home visits, tracing and testing contacts/family members for TB infection, managing incidents and outbreaks in the community and providing BCG vaccinations. The service provides information and advice to patients and carers and educational/TB awareness sessions to a wide range of professionals.

The engagement event will be held on Thursday 14.9.2017 14:00 - 17:00 in Committee Room 2, Coventry City Council, Council House, Earl Street, Coventry, CV1 5RS.

To book places please contact An agenda will be circulated nearer the time.

An open tender process will follow the patient and provider engagement.

II.2.14)Additional information

The contract start date will be 1.10.2018. The initial contract term will be 2 years however the Authority reserves the right to extend the contract by further periods not exceeding 24 months at the discretion of the Authority based on the contract performance of the successful applicant.

II.3)Estimated date of publication of contract notice:
20/11/2017

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:

Warwickshire County Council will be using its e-tendering system (CSW-JETS) for the administration of this procurement process. Providers must register with the system to be able to express an interest and download documents. The web address for CSW-JETS is: www.csw-jets.co.uk Registration and use of CSW-JETS is free. All correspondence or clarifications relating to this procurement must be via the CSWJETS correspondence function. If you are having trouble registering with CSW-JETS please email us at:

Providers must register on CSW-JETS and express an interest in this project in order to download tender documents and be able to correspond with us about this procurement.

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
11/08/2017