NHS Southport & Formby CCG and NHS South Sefton CCG - Sefton Bladder & Bowel Prescription Service
NHS Midlands and Lancashire Commissioning Support Unit (CSU) are working on behalf of NHS Southport & Formby CCG and NHS South Sefton CCG who wish to procure a Sefton Bladder & Bowel Prescription service for patients living in the CCG areas.
The aim of the service is to significantly improve the quality of care and support for around 1026 stoma and 1050 catheter patients in the CCG areas. The Sefton Bladder& Bowel Prescription Service will make it easy for patients with stoma and catheter needs to order all the appliances and products they require. Additionally, service will give patients access to advice from specialist nurses and an individualised care review to ensure they are always prescribed the best products for their differing needs.
The provider will be expected to work closely with GP practices and community and hospital-based stoma and continence teams. Patients will continue to have the choice of which organisation or company they would like their stoma appliances and products dispensed from.
There will be an initial contract period of 2 years commencing on 1st April 2021. There will be the option to extend for a further 1-year period from 1st April 2023. This is a £0-based contract and the CCGs envisage there not being a cost associated with the provision of the service.
Potential suppliers should be aware that clarifications to the tender documents should be submitted by Friday 11th December 2020 and tender responses should be submitted before 12pm on Friday 18th December 2020.
Submission of the tender response and procurement specific information: this exercise will be conducted on the Midlands and Lancashire CSU portal at https://mlcsu.bravosolution.co.uk
Candidates wishing to be considered must register their expression of interest & provide additional procurement-specific information (by registering on the Bravo portal). Candidates should register on the portal at https://mlcsu.bravosolution.co.uk (registration and use of the website is free of charge).