TENDER: Central London CCG Community Independence Service

Community Independence Service

NHS Shared Business Services

Open opportunity - This means that the contract is currently unfulfilled but active, and the buying department is looking for potential suppliers to contact them with bid applications.

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Closing date: 15 April 2016

Contract summary


Other Services

Location of contract


Value of contract (£)


Published date

04 March 2016

Closing date

15 April 2016

Contract start date

01 July 2016

Contract end date

31 March 2018


NHS Central London Clinical Commissioning Group (the Commissioner), acting as Lead Commissioner on behalf of itself, Hammersmith & Fulham Clinical Commissioning Group and West London Clinical Commissioning Group, together with London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham, Westminster City Council and Royal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea are commissioning an integrated Community Independence Service (CIS) The service areas included within this opportunity are as follows: • Rapid response • In-reach/ supported discharge • Rehabilitation • Reablement The above services are part of a number of intermediate care services available to patients, currently being delivered by various providers. NHS England has made a commitment to developing a coherent 24/7 urgent care service in every area of England that makes sense to patients when having to make choices about care and to drive the integration of services. It also committed to the provision of integrated NHS services seven days a week in order that patients experience genuine seven-day care. It is expected that better integration will be delivered through: - Improved communications within and between service providers; - Improved coordination of services; - Reduced duplication of services and activities. Interested parties are now invited to express their interest and download the Invitation to Tender (ITT) documentation. The CCG anticipates awarding a contract for up to 21 months. The expected service commencement date is 11th July 2016. The total value of the contract over 21 months is estimated at £31,000,000. *** Potential bidders, intending to participate through the procurement process are now invited to register an interest and access the procurement documents (service specification, bidder instructions, bidder application questionnaire, etc.) via the electronic procurement portal EU-Supply available at https://nhssbs.eu-supply.com. Once you have logged into the EU-Supply Portal, SEARCH FOR TENDER REFERENCE 22581 (Community Independence Service)*** ***THE DEADLINE FOR SUBMITTING AN APPLICATION FOR THIS OPPORTUNITY IS 12.00 NOON FRIDAY 15TH APRIL 2016*** All potential Bidders are invited to a Bidder Briefing on the morning of Wednesday 16th March 2016 at the CCGs' offices on Marylebone Road. If you wish to attend please RSVP through EU Supply with the names and contact details of up to 3 attendees from your organisation no later than Friday 11th March 2016.

About the buyer

Contact name

Tom Baker


NHS Shared Business Services,

Halyard Court, 31 Broadway,


M50 2UW




Other information





EU Supply Access Guidance.pdf

How to apply

Please apply directly to the buyer using the contact details provided