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Notice Summary

UK-Bristol: NHS Devon CCG - Plymouth, South Hams and West Devon Wheelchair Services
GB003ZM303608
NHS South West Commissioning Support Unit
24 July 2019
22 August 2019
Contract Notice - Other
No

Notice Abstract

NHS Devon CCG - Plymouth, South Hams and West Devon Wheelchair Services for Children, Young People & Adults (standard and specialist). The service will provide a high quality and clinically safe integrated Wheelchair Service, including the assessment and provision of equipment, aftercare, repairs, maintenance and support for adults and children who have a physical/cognitive and /or degenerative long term condition which limits mobility. This may also include people who require end of life care. The service will be customer focused and strive to ensure customer satisfaction through skilled and efficient assessment, handover, and maintenance/repair and call out arrangements. The Wheelchair Service will assess users for the provision of wheeled mobility equipment for those clients with long term mobility needs, both powered and manual. Pressure relieving cushions and postural management equipment will also be provided to meet long term clinical need. Assessment and provision will take into account the needs of both the user and the carer/parent and environmental constraints. The service will offer an assessment by senior practitioners for users with complex needs prescribing bespoke equipment. All users will be offered assessments either by telephone and/or letter and either seen in a clinical, home or work environment dependent on the users specified needs. The specialist centre should be equipped with appropriate equipment for physical examinations and pressure measurement plus suitable facilities for moving and handling. Trial wheelchair/seating equipment should be made available. The Wheelchair Service will act as a lead for advice on mobility equipment and seating. It will provide training in basic wheelchair prescription to staff and prescribers from acute, community and social care service areas. The service's therapists will work in an integrated way with rehabilitation engineers and manufacturers to further product development to enhance future wheelchair design. This procurement is being carried out by NHS South, Central and West Commissioning Support Unit (SCW) on behalf of the Commissioners.

Notice Details

CONTRACT NOTICE – NATIONAL

SERVICES

1 Authority Details

1.1

Authority Name and Address


NHS South West Commissioning Support Unit

South Plaza,Marlborough Street

Bristol

BS13NX

UK

Mark Harding

N/A

mark.harding@nhs.net

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

NHS Devon CCG - Plymouth, South Hams and West Devon Wheelchair Services

2.2

Description of the goods or services required

NHS Devon CCG - Plymouth, South Hams and West Devon Wheelchair Services for Children, Young People & Adults (standard and specialist).

The service will provide a high quality and clinically safe integrated Wheelchair Service, including the assessment and provision of equipment, aftercare, repairs, maintenance and support for adults and children who have a physical/cognitive and /or degenerative long term condition which limits mobility. This may also include people who require end of life care. The service will be customer focused and strive to ensure customer satisfaction through skilled and efficient assessment, handover, and maintenance/repair and call out arrangements.

The Wheelchair Service will assess users for the provision of wheeled mobility equipment for those clients with long term mobility needs, both powered and manual. Pressure relieving cushions and postural management equipment will also be provided to meet long term clinical need.

Assessment and provision will take into account the needs of both the user and the carer/parent and environmental constraints. The service will offer an assessment by senior practitioners for users with complex needs prescribing bespoke equipment. All users will be offered assessments either by telephone and/or letter and either seen in a clinical, home or work environment dependent on the users specified needs.

The specialist centre should be equipped with appropriate equipment for physical examinations and pressure measurement plus suitable facilities for moving and handling. Trial wheelchair/seating equipment should be made available.

The Wheelchair Service will act as a lead for advice on mobility equipment and seating. It will provide training in basic wheelchair prescription to staff and prescribers from acute, community and social care service areas. The service's therapists will work in an integrated way with rehabilitation engineers and manufacturers to further product development to enhance future wheelchair design.

This procurement is being carried out by NHS South, Central and West Commissioning Support Unit (SCW) on behalf of the Commissioners.

2.3

Notice Coding and Classification

2.4

Total quantity or scope of tender

Location of contract:South West

Value of contract:£9.2m

Contract start date:01 April 2020

Contract end date:31 March 2025

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

n/a

4.3

Time Limits

   22-08-2019  Time 12:00

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://www.contractsfinder.service.gov.uk/Notice/3d3a3166-7c57-4cd2-afca-4385019e77bd?p=@FQxUlRnPT0=NjJNT08=U

Closing date: 22 August 2019

(MT Ref:303608)

5.2

Additional Documentation

5.3

Publication date of this notice

 24-07-2019