Public Sector Network Tender Alert


Peri Natal Mental Health Scoping Exercise - Health Education England - NHS/SoEPS/18.416

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 a Peri Natal Mental Health Scoping Exercise. Health Education England (HEE) has a responsibility within its Mandate from the Department of Health to ensure that training is available so that healthcare staff are competent in the recognition of, and response to, Peri natal mental health. In response to this mandate, a scoping exercise is needed to gain an understanding of the current state of peri natal mental health education and training for healthcare staff across England and clearly identifying how many, in what way and to what extent these courses can evidence use of Perinatal Mental Health Competency Framework to structure the course. Although this work has national coverage there will inevitably be regional variations in the workforce, HEE will expect the successful provider to work with HEE's regional and local offices. Such close working will be of benefit as the regional and local offices have a good knowledge of the needs of their local workforce, they will also have positive working relationships with local education providers, and will be able to support the successful bidder in supporting this work within each region. The maximum value of this contract is £250,000. This figure is inclusive of any applicable VAT. Please access the ITT procurement documents for further information. Bidders are invited to access the procurement documentation at The deadline for submission of completed ITT submissions is Monday 30th July 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: Peri Natal Mental Health Scoping Exercise - 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 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.


Laura Devine
Unit 18 Solent Industrial Estate

Contract value: 250000

Published: 27 Jun 2018, Receipt by: 30 Jul 2018