TENDER: Lancashire Health and Social Care Services in Prisons

Health and Social Care Services in Lancashire Prisons

NHS England Lancashire

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: 23 May 2016

Contract summary


Other Services

Location of contract

North West

Value of contract (£)


Published date

20 April 2016

Closing date

23 May 2016

Contract start date

01 October 2016

Contract end date

01 October 2021


North of England Commissioning Support (NECS) on behalf of NHS England, Lancashire wish to Invite bidders to participate in a Pre-Qualification Questionnaire for the provision of a Health and Social Care Service in the following prisons within Lancashire: -HMP Garth & HMP Wymott (Lot 1) -HMP Kirkham, HMP Lancaster Farms & HMP Preston (Lot 2) It should be noted that due to the Government's Prison Reform Programme, it may be the case that in the future of some of the prisons that are to be provided with services under this procurement process may be either closed or extended for additional capacity on existing sites. THe contract will be for five years with the option to extend at the discretion of NHS England Lancashire subject to satisfactory contractual and financial performance The Contracting Authority therefore reserves the right to make future variations to any of the contracts awarded through this procurement process, for example (but not limited to) increasing or decreasing the value of services and/or changing the sites for the services or any other variations required to take account of the Government's Prison Reform Programme. Under the Public Services (Social Value) Act 2012, the contracting authority must consider how what is proposed to be procured might improve the economic, social and environmental well-being of the relevant area and how, in conducting the process of procurement, it might act with a view to securing the improvement. Accordi...here will be no hard copy documents issued to potential providers and all communications with NECS, including your tender submission, will be conducted via the portal https://In-tendhost.co.uk/necs hosted by (In-Tend), the managed service provider for the NECS electronic tendering system. Express Interest: To express an interest in participating in this Pre-Qualification Questionnaire exercise, please register on the electronic tendering portal, which can be found at https://in-tendhost.co.uk/necs. Once registered, you will be able to view details of the tender opportunity by selecting the "Tenders" tab, and then selecting "Current", scroll down through the tender lists until you come to "Pre-Qualification Questionnaire - Health and Social Care Services in Lancashire Prisons". To view further information on this specific opportunity, click the button marked "View Details". From this area, you will be able to express your interest in this opportunity by selecting the button marked "Express Interest". Please note that it is free to register on the portal, which can be accessed at any time of day as long as you have a working internet connection. If you require further assistance, a help guide can be found on the portal by clicking on the tab marked "Guidance for Suppliers". Alternatively, (should potential providers have any queries) a dedicated helpdesk is available and can be contacted on 0844 2728810 Monday to Friday 8am to 5pm or email: support@in-tend.co.uk.

About the buyer

Contact name

Ian Blagg


Preston Business Centre

Watling Street Road Fulwood





+44 1642746827





Other information


NOTE: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the myTenders Web Site at the link provided.


How to apply

Please apply directly to the buyer using the contact details provided