Public Sector Network Tender Alert


Mental Health Services: Crisis Café - Crawley ITT

Invitation to Tender (ITT) Mental Health Services Provision of a Crisis Café Service in Crawley, West Sussex (Reference NHS/SOEPS/20.629 ITT) NHS West Sussex Clinical Commissioning Group The Commissioner is seeking bids from Healthcare Providers for provision of a Crisis Café Service to be situated in Crawley, West Sussex, delivered under the standard NHS Contract. The anticipated value of the Service is a maximum of £294,904 per annum and the contract duration will be one year plus an option (option of the Commissioner) to extend the contract by up to a further 12 months. Service Aims and Objectives: The proposed model is a partnership approach between local mental health statutory providers and local mental health 3rd sector providers making available extended out of hours provision for clinical and non-clinical support at required key times. It will provide a safe space for individuals, in central Crawley, who are experiencing mental health distress/potential crisis; to access weekday evenings 5pm-11pm and weekend daytimes and evenings; to gain one-to-one and peer support, guidance and a safe space to be supported to de-escalate the potential crisis or be assessed for appropriate services.The project will aim to reduce mental health hospital admissions by a third, by providing an alternative solution for patients and an opportunity to self-manage their condition or de-escalate their current position. The tender documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge at: All correspondence will be dealt with solely through this website and correspondence received by other means will not be responded to. This procurement is being advertised on the following websites: The Services to which this tender relates fall within Chapter 3, Section 7, Particular Procurement Regimes to the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 and Part H of the Annex V to the Public Contracts Directive (also known as "light touch regime"). Neither the publication of the above advertisements, the inclusion of a Bidder selection stage nor the use of the term "Selection Questionnaire" nor any other indication (including any statement in this ITT) shall be taken to mean that the Contracting Authority intends to hold itself bound by any of the Regulations, save those applicable to Chapter 3, Section 7, Particular Procurement Regimes and the Procurement, Patient Choice and Competition Regulations. Please complete your bid response and return via our eTendering Portal: Reference: Mental Health Services: Crisis Café, Crawley NHS/SOEPS/20.629 ITT The deadline for submitting bid responses is Monday 7th September at 5pm. The Commissioners look forward to receiving your bid response.


Sarah Rix - Senior Procurement Manager
36-38 Friars Walk
01273 403611

Contract value: 294904

Published: 5 Aug 2020, Receipt by: 7 Sep 2020