Public Sector Network Tender Alert


Primary Care Psychological Medicine for NHS Nottingham & Nottinghamshire CCG

A group of patients that have been identified as using a high proportion of NHS services, accounting for using approximately 10% of total NHS expenditure on services for the working age population in England are people with medically unexplained symptoms (MUS) or persistent physical symptoms (PPS) (Joint Commissioning Panel for Mental Health, February 2017). The purpose of this service is to support the reduction of the use of diagnostic services and outpatient referrals, attendance at A&E departments and acute hospital admissions. The service aims to improve the symptoms and self-management of people with persistent physical symptoms. The patients seen by the service become not only more independent in managing their condition, using healthcare services less frequently, but are able to return to purposeful and meaningful roles at home and work, reduce carer burden and reliance on benefits. The service uses: • A person-centred approach • Assessment and formulation based on a bio-psychosocial model • An equal acknowledgement of mental and physical health components to the person's presentation If you wish to express an interest please register on the EU Supply Portal The reference for this expression of interest is Quote/tender 39699 - Primary Care Psychological Medicine for NHS Nottingham & Nottinghamshire CCG. Once registered, please complete the questions in the qualification envelope which asks providers to give details about the organisation's name and postal address, email address, contact name and number along with your capability and experience of delivering similar services to those summarised above. Only fully completed questionnaires will be regarded as an Expression of Interest. Organisations only reviewing the information, and/or part completing the questionnaire will not be considered to be an actual Expression of Interest An expression of interest as a result of this PIN notice will not automatically entitle your involvement in any future procurement exercise. Any procurement conducted as a result of this notice will be advertised separately and all organisations wanting to participate will need to respond to the procurement advertisement as and when it is published.


Sarah Davies
1 Standard Court, Park Row

Contract value: 1

Published: 26 Jun 2020, Receipt by: 29 Jul 2020