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Notice Summary

Title:
UK-Southampton: Public Health and GP Lead Provider Services (MARKET ENGAGEMENT EVENT)
Document Ref:
GB003ZM311783
Document Type:
Contract Notice - Other
Published By:
South of England Procurement Centre
Date Published:
16 October 2019
Deadline Date:
04 November 2019
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Notice Abstract

NHS South of England Procurement Services (SoSEPS) acting on behalf of Health Education England - London (HEE - The Commissioner) will be commencing a tender for the provision of Public Health and GP Lead Provider Services. This Prior Information Notice (PIN) is to advise prospective providers of the Commissioners intention Health Education England gives notice of the intention to engage providers with the ambition and capacity to provide high quality and innovative human resource and employment services by becoming a Lead Employer to General Practice Specialty Trainees (GPSTs) and Public Health Specialty Trainees. This requirement is to have an organisation(s) as a Lead Employer in order to provide trainees with continuity of service whilst working across a range of placements in both NHS and non-NHS organisations (in particular with Local Authorities and out of hours providers). HEE is looking to procure a Lead Employer for the following: - Lot 1: Public Health Specialty Trainees - London and KSS: One lead employer for London and KSS who is capable of providing full employment and human resource for approximately 135 trainees. Lot 2: General Practice Specialty Trainees (GPSTs) - North London: One lead employer for North London capable of providing full employment and human resource for approximately 1000 trainees. Lot 3: General Practice Specialty Trainees (GPSTs)- South London: One lead employer for South London capable of providing full employment and human resource for approximately 600 trainees. The numbers may be subject to change following HEE Business Plan objectives to increase the number of doctors working in general practice. HEE are looking to procure a Lead Employer (s) for a contract term of five years with agreed review dates which will start on the 1st August 2020. The intention is that the contract(s) will be signed by 1st May 2020 to allow for appropriate time for mobilisation period for the contract to commence by 1st August 2020. This commissioning ambition builds upon the recommendations that will arise from the Doctors in Training Improvement Programme that is jointly led by Health Education England and NHS England and NHS Improvement. The aim of the programme is to improve the induction and rotation process for all doctors in training enabling rotations between NHS and non-NHS organisations to be efficient and to avoid unnecessary duplication of employment, deployment and induction processes. The intention of the programme continues to focus on improvement across the core principles: http://www.nhsemployers.org/your-workforce/recruit/streamlining-programme/doctors-in-training We are also holding a Market Engagement session in London at the Auditorium, Stewart House, 32 Russell Square, WC1B 5DN on Monday 11th November 2019 from 13:00 to 16.00. This will provide an opportunity for potential providers to find out more about the aims of the tender, the procurement process and contracting arrangements as well as proving an opportunity for networking. HEE will use the opportunity to gather intelligence from providers which may influence the final tender

Notice Details

CONTRACT NOTICE – NATIONAL

SERVICES

1 Authority Details

1.1

Authority Name and Address

South of England Procurement Centre
Unit 18 Solent Industrial Estate
Southampton SO302FY UK
Laura Devine N/A
laura.devine@soeprocurement.nhs.uk 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

Public Health and GP Lead Provider Services (MARKET ENGAGEMENT EVENT)

2.2

Description of the goods or services required

NHS South of England Procurement Services (SoSEPS) acting on behalf of Health Education England - London (HEE - The Commissioner) will be commencing a tender for the provision of Public Health and GP Lead Provider Services.

This Prior Information Notice (PIN) is to advise prospective providers of the Commissioners intention

Health Education England gives notice of the intention to engage providers with the ambition and capacity to provide high quality and innovative human resource and employment services by becoming a Lead Employer to General Practice Specialty Trainees (GPSTs) and Public Health Specialty Trainees. This requirement is to have an organisation(s) as a Lead Employer in order to provide trainees with continuity of service whilst working across a range of placements in both NHS and non-NHS organisations (in particular with Local Authorities and out of hours providers).

HEE is looking to procure a Lead Employer for the following: -

Lot 1: Public Health Specialty Trainees - London and KSS: One lead employer for London and KSS who is capable of providing full employment and human resource for approximately 135 trainees.

Lot 2: General Practice Specialty Trainees (GPSTs) - North London: One lead employer for North London capable of providing full employment and human resource for approximately 1000 trainees.

Lot 3: General Practice Specialty Trainees (GPSTs)- South London: One lead employer for South London capable of providing full employment and human resource for approximately 600 trainees.

The numbers may be subject to change following HEE Business Plan objectives to increase the number of doctors working in general practice.

HEE are looking to procure a Lead Employer (s) for a contract term of five years with agreed review dates which will start on the 1st August 2020. The intention is that the contract(s) will be signed by 1st May 2020 to allow for appropriate time for mobilisation period for the contract to commence by 1st August 2020.

This commissioning ambition builds upon the recommendations that will arise from the Doctors in Training Improvement Programme that is jointly led by Health Education England and NHS England and NHS Improvement. The aim of the programme is to improve the induction and rotation process for all doctors in training enabling rotations between NHS and non-NHS organisations to be efficient and to avoid unnecessary duplication of employment, deployment and induction processes.

The intention of the programme continues to focus on improvement across the core principles: http://www.nhsemployers.org/your-workforce/recruit/streamlining-programme/doctors-in-training

We are also holding a Market Engagement session in London at the Auditorium, Stewart House, 32 Russell Square, WC1B 5DN on Monday 11th November 2019 from 13:00 to 16.00.

This will provide an opportunity for potential providers to find out more about the aims of the tender, the procurement process and contracting arrangements as well as proving an opportunity for networking. HEE will use the opportunity to gather intelligence from providers which may influence the final tender

2.3

Notice Coding and Classification

2.4

Total quantity or scope of tender

Location of contract:London, South East

Value of contract:£4.5m

Contract start date:01 August 2020

Contract end date:31 July 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

   04-11-2019  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/c93efcc4-8d99-43f9-b267-381a097fa28e?p=@QxUlRRPT0=NjJNT08=UF

Please RSVP by Monday 4th November 2019 with the name, title, email address and telephone number for attendees (a maximum of two attendees per organisation) to:

Email: qpscprocurement@hee.nhs.uk

(MT Ref:311783)

5.2

Additional Documentation

5.3

Publication date of this notice

 15-10-2019

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