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United Kingdom-Taunton: Health and social work services
Prior information notice
This notice is for prior information only
Section I: Contracting authority
Main address: https://www.supplyingthesouthwest.org.uk
Address of the buyer profile: https://www.supplyingthesouthwest.org.uk
Section II: Object
Somerset NHS Health Check Programme
Delivery of The NHS Health Check programme is a mandatory public health service for Somerset County Council. The NHS Health Check is a national risk assessment and management programme for those aged 40 to 74 living in England, who do not have an existing vascular disease, and who are not currently being treated for certain risk factors. It is aimed at preventing heart disease, stroke, diabetes and kidney disease and raising awareness of dementia. An NHS Health Check should be offered once every 5 years.
This is not a call for competition and is not yet a contract opportunity
Somerset County Council is seeking to hear from organisations that might be interested in delivering the NHS Health Check programme in Somerset, utilising a range of delivery approaches which supports targeted delivery whilst achieving county wide coverage.
SCC is intending to run a procurement process mid-2019.
A Soft Market Testing event will be held on Thursday 14.3.2019 and Somerset County Council is inviting organisations to attend that might be interested in delivering this programme. The event will be an opportunity to gain a thorough understanding of how NHS Health Checks features in the County of Somerset and the aspirations for future service design, as well as offering the opportunity for prospective providers to help shape the final service design. Somerset County Council is keen to hear feedback from providers as part of the wider consultation for these services.
Organisations that take part will not be advantaged or disadvantaged in any way in any potential future formal procurement. Commercial confidentiality will be respected. This notice does not represent a formal commitment by Somerset County Council to undertake a procurement procedure.
Date: Thursday 14.3.2019
Time: 10:00 to 12:30
Venue: Taunton – details will be provided on registration
To attend this event please email firstname.lastname@example.org no later than 12:00 noon on Tuesday 12.3.2019, providing the name of your organisation, the name of the person(s) wishing to attend and a contact email address. If you are unable to attend the event the presentation and notes will be available through the e-tender system ProContract (www.supplyingthesouthwest.org.uk).
SCC reserves the right to cancel or re-arrange this event at its own discretion.
Section IV: Procedure
Section VI: Complementary information