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/entity: Request for information Community Lymphoedema Service.

Notice on a buyer profile

This notice relates to the publication of a: Prior information notice (Directive 2004/18/EC)

Section I: Contracting authority/entity

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

NHS Hartlepool and Stockton CCG and NHS South Tees CCG
Billingham Health Centre, Billingham
Contact point(s): C/O North of England Commissioning Support Unit
TS23 2LA Stockton-on-Tees
Telephone: +44 1642745000

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority/entity:

Address of the buyer profile:

Electronic access to information:

I.2)Type of the contracting authority
Body governed by public law
I.3)Main activity
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities/entities
The contracting authority/entity is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities/entities: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority/entity:
Request for information Community Lymphoedema Service.
II.2)Type of contract
II.3)Short description of the contract or purchase(s):
North of England Commissioning Support (NECS) working for and on behalf of NHS Hartlepool and Stockton, and South Tees Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCG) wish to engage with potential providers through a Request for Information (RFI) process in relation to a proposed procurement of a Community Lymphoedema Service for the populations of Hartlepool, Stockton and South Tees localities.
The purpose of the Community Lymphoedema Service is to provide specialist intervention, treatment and support to patients with primary or secondary lymphoedema through clinic and domiciliary services. The service will also offer comprehensive support, education and training to patients, carers and appropriate community staff to enable appropriate self-management.
The service will be able to meet multiple needs and will offer a choice of care options including outpatient appointments and domiciliary care.
Registering an Interest and Market Engagement Exercise
The CCG's are seeking to obtain input and feedback from provider organisations as part of the development of a service specification and service model for delivery of a Community Lymphoedema Service. If your organisation would like to register an interest in responding to this market engagement exercise and obtain a copy of the Request for Information documentation please go to: and navigate to NECS211- Community Lymphoedema Service. Please note that the deadline for RFI responses is 12.00 noon on Friday 12.2.2016.

Please note that all communications and RFI submissions will be conducted via the In-Tend portal.
II.4)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)


Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Additional information:
VI.2)Date of dispatch of this notice: