Public Sector Network Tender Alert


NHS England South (South West) - Provision of Health Care Services to Vinney Green Secure Unit

This notice is placed as a Prior Information Notice and relates only to a pre-procurement market engagement event. Vinney Green Secure Unit in South Gloucestershire holds up to 24 detained young people of both sexes, aged between 10 and 17. The young people held within the Secure Unit are likely to be amongst the most troubled and troublesome in the country. Equally, they will be vulnerable and often arrive with a history of difficult and challenging behaviour, including pre-existing substance misuse issues, mental health problems and chronic health conditions. NHS England is responsible for the provision of healthcare services to the Secure Unit, which will include Physical Health Care, Mental Health services and substance misuse services. The development of a whole establishment approach to health and wellbeing including understanding and the promotion of 'every interaction matters': maximising opportunities to support children to address their needs including increasing awareness of mental health issues, emotional well-being and overall psychological understanding of child development, attachment and trauma and their needs across the secure setting. The healthcare provider will deliver a year round child centred health service which meets the physical health and well-being needs of the children and young people whilst acknowledging the close relationship between mental health and physical health. It is envisaged that the tender documentation for the re-procurement of these services will be available in Summer 2017, with an anticipated service commencement date of services from 1st April 2018. A separate advert will be published to alert interested parties when the tender documentation is available. A Market Engagement Event will be held on Friday 30th June 2017 between 12:30 pm - 16:00 pm at: Conference Room Vinney Green Secure Unit, Emersons Green Ln Emersons Green Bristol BS16 7AA Providers wishing to attend the Market Engagement Event should email their interest to by 12pm on Monday 26th June 2017 with the following details: - Name of attendee(s) - Job Title of attendee(s) - Organisation details, including address and contact details. Please ensure that the title of the email contains reference of this advert. In the event you are unable to attend but would like to receive a copy of the presentation materials, please send an email to and copies will be sent to you.


Sarah Mahony
South Plaza

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Published: 8 Sep 2017, Receipt by: