Public Sector Network Tender Alert


Market Engagement exercise for Regional Paediatric Sexual Assault Services - East Midlands

NHS England is looking to commission a Regional Peadiatrics Sexual Assault Service(s) (East Midlands) for a period of 3 years (with the option to extend for 2 years). Arden and Greater East Midlands Commissioning Support Unit is leading the procurement process for this service on behalf of NHS England. The service will be built around a programme of high quality, appropriate, convenient and responsive care. In summary the key requirements of this service are: • Provision of a comprehensive pediatric sexual assault service covering both acute and non-acute cases for children and young people up to the ageof 18; and subject to co-commissioning agreement include full forensic medical examination and potentially other appropriate care • Full utilisation of a multidisciplinary workforce to deliver a comprehensive combined clinical and forensic service • The service model provides scheduled non-acute clinics and an acute response which includes a measured and appropriate approach to managing out of hours cases • Referral and signposting to local services that provide ongoing care and support for children and young people affected by sexual violence and sexual abuse • Robust governance arrangements underpin service delivery including strong clinical leadership, peer support and supervision along with appropriate and ongoing training.


Carey Bovington
Cardinal Square

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Published: 26 May 2017, Receipt by: 7 Jun 2017