Public Sector Network Tender Alert


7847-2013: UK-St Helens: Health and social work services

The Health and Social Care Act 2012 places a statutory duty on Local Authorities to commission a Local Healthwatch service with effect from 1.4.2013
Healthwatch St.Helens will be an independent organisation, able to employ its own staff and involve volunteers, so that it can become an influential and effective voice of the public in relation to health and social care. Healthwatch St Helens will have to keep accounts and make its annual reports available to the public.
The Healthwatch St Helens contract is for a duration of 2 years (1.4.2013 – 31.3.2015), with an option to extend for a further 12 months. The duration of the contract will be dependent on funding received by the Local Authority in the future in addition to performance monitoring and outcomes achieved.

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St.Helens Council
Procurement, 3rd Floor, Wesley House, Corporation Street
For the attention of: Jackie Houghton
WA10 1HF St Helens
Telephone: +44 1744676795
Fax: +44 1744676813
Further information can be obtained from: The Chest
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Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: The Chest
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Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: The Chest
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Contract value: Estimated value excluding VAT: 540 000 GBP

Published: 10 Jan 2013, Receipt by: 20 Feb 2013