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Notice Summary

UK-Lewes: Child and Adult Wheelchair Service (MARKET ENGAGEMENT)
GB003ZM282863
NHS High Weald Lewes Havens CCG
08 January 2019
24 January 2019
Contract Notice - Other
No

Notice Abstract

Children and Adult Wheelchair Service for East Sussex - MARKET ENGAGEMENT. The aim of the service is also to make sure service users optimise their mobility and independence and improve their quality of life through receiving timely access to appropriate assessment, provision and maintenance of equipment. Objectives: The Wheelchair Charter, developed by the National Wheelchair Leadership Alliance identified a number of ambitions for wheelchair services which the service provider will need to adhere to. These are: • A person centred service that works in partnership with service users and their carers and makes the user/carer voice central to any design, innovation and service change. • Equality of access and provision for all, irrespective of age or postcode and including essential user skills training as standard. • Entry to the service via referral from an appropriately skilled professional. The time from referral to delivery will be at least within the constitutional right of 18 weeks • Assessments for all wheelchairs and associated postural support within nationally mandated timescales and priorities taking into account all aspects of individual needs including those of carers. • Establishing regular reviews with the user/carer according to their individual needs. • Prescriptions which take into account the current and future needs for all adults and children including those of carers. • Delivery, maintenance and emergency backup provided to nationally mandated timescales. • Innovative and flexible budgeting working with key partners to strengthen integration across health, social care, work and education, enabling the accommodation of individual needs, independence health and wellbeing. • Recruitment of qualified staff in respect of numbers and skills, with support for on-going development and training. • Supporting clinicians, manufacturers and independent organisations working together to develop innovative, affordable products and solutions.

Notice Details

CONTRACT NOTICE – NATIONAL

SERVICES

1 Authority Details

1.1

Authority Name and Address


NHS High Weald Lewes Havens CCG

N/A

Lewes


UK

Chris McCarthy

N/A


N/A

1.2

Address from which documentation may be obtained

As in 1.1

1.3

Completed documents must be returned to:

As in 1.1

2 Contract Details

2.1

Title

Child and Adult Wheelchair Service (MARKET ENGAGEMENT)

2.2

Description of the goods or services required

Children and Adult Wheelchair Service for East Sussex - MARKET ENGAGEMENT.

The aim of the service is also to make sure service users optimise their mobility and independence and improve their quality of life through receiving timely access to appropriate assessment, provision and maintenance of equipment.

Objectives:

The Wheelchair Charter, developed by the National Wheelchair Leadership Alliance identified a number of ambitions for wheelchair services which the service provider will need to adhere to. These are:

• A person centred service that works in partnership with service users and their carers and makes the user/carer voice central to any design, innovation and service change.

• Equality of access and provision for all, irrespective of age or postcode and including essential user skills training as standard.

• Entry to the service via referral from an appropriately skilled professional. The time from referral to delivery will be at least within the constitutional right of 18 weeks

• Assessments for all wheelchairs and associated postural support within nationally mandated timescales and priorities taking into account all aspects of individual needs including those of carers.

• Establishing regular reviews with the user/carer according to their individual needs.

• Prescriptions which take into account the current and future needs for all adults and children including those of carers.

• Delivery, maintenance and emergency backup provided to nationally mandated timescales.

• Innovative and flexible budgeting working with key partners to strengthen integration across health, social care, work and education, enabling the accommodation of individual needs, independence health and wellbeing.

• Recruitment of qualified staff in respect of numbers and skills, with support for on-going development and training.

• Supporting clinicians, manufacturers and independent organisations working together to develop innovative, affordable products and solutions.

2.3

Notice Coding and Classification

2.4

Total quantity or scope of tender

3 Conditions for Participation

3.1

Minimum standards and qualification required

4 Administrative Information

4.1

Type of Procedure

The procedure type is unknown.

4.2

Reference number attributed to the notice by the contracting authority

18.434

4.3

Time Limits

   24-01-2019  Time 11:59

4.5

Language or languages in which tenders or requests to participate can be drawn up

EN 

4.6

Tender Submission Postbox

5 Other Information

5.1

Additional Information

Please visit the following portal to view this notice:

https://in-tendhost.co.uk/soepscommissioning/aspx/ProjectManage/411

Date documents can be requested until : 24 Jan 2019 at 11:59 hrs

(MT Ref:282863)

5.2

Additional Documentation

5.3

Publication date of this notice

 08-01-2019