Public Sector Network Tender Alert

 

Supporting a smoke free pregnancy: Training for maternity staff - Health Education England - NHS/SoEPS/18.437

NHS South of England Procurement Services (SoEPS), acting on behalf of Health Education England (HEE - the Commissioner) are commencing a tender for the provision of Supporting a smoke free pregnancy: Training for maternity staff exercise. HEE is working with NHS England (NHS E), NHS Improvement (NHS I) and Public Health England (PHE) on the delivery of commitments in the Maternity Safety Strategy to provide training for maternity staff to improve knowledge, skills and confidence to help pregnant women stop smoking. A range of on-line training is already available for healthcare professionals to access. This programme will provide opportunities for more in depth learning through face to face training, to enable staff to practise the relevant skills and develop confidence in delivering interventions. This procurement is with regards to developing and providing evidence based training for midwifery staff to improve knowledge, skills and confidence to engage with pregnant women on the issue of smoking. The maximum value of this contract is £130,000 inclusive of any applicable VAT. This procurement is being run under the Lighter Touch Regime, as a one stage open process. Bidders are invited to access the procurement documentation at https://in-tendhost.co.uk/soepscommissioning Please access the ITT procurement documents for further information. The deadline for submission of completed ITT submissions is Tuesday 04 September 2018 at 12:00pm (midday). Late submissions will not be accepted. The e-portal system will shutdown at 12:00pm and any un-submitted bids not registered to the system at this time will not be accepted. Therefore, please submit in good time prior to the deadline date and time. Project title: Supporting a smoke free pregnancy: Training for maternity staff - Health Education England, please access the ITT for all documents. Should Bidders have any queries, or are having problems using the portal, they should contact the In-tend dedicated Supplier Helpdesk by calling 0845 557 8079 Monday to Friday (9am to 5pm) or email support@in-tend.co.uk. All communications should be made via the messaging function on the In-tend E-Tendering portal. During the tender exercise the Contracting Authority requests that all communications are channelled through the e-portal system via the appointed procurement specialist on behalf of NHS South of England Procurement Services and not with the Contracting Authority itself. No Bidder, Bidder Member, or any of such Bidder's advisors, consultants or subcontractors may have ex parte communications with the Contracting Authority or any of their employees, advisors, contractors or consultants regarding the ITT, the Procurement, other than as expressly permitted in this ITT.

Contact:

Laura Devine
laura.devine@soeprocurement.nhs.uk
Unit 18 Solent Industrial Estate
SOUTHAMPTON
SO302FY
England

Contract value: 130000-130000

Published: 3 Aug 2018, Receipt by: 4 Sep 2018