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Services - 141195-2016

23/04/2016    S80

United Kingdom-London: Health and social work services

2016/S 080-141195

Prior information notice

This notice is for prior information only


Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Royal Borough of Greenwich
Postal address: 3rd Floor, Woolwich Centre, 35 Wellington Street, Woolwich
Town: London
NUTS code: UKI21 Outer London - East and North East
Postal code: SE18 6HQ
Country: United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 2089215605
Internet address(es):
Main address:
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Regional or local authority
I.5)Main activity
General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

Prison Social Care.

II.1.2)Main CPV code
85000000 Health and social work services
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.1.4)Short description:

This is an exciting opportunity for experienced Social Care providers to deliver social care support to prisoners in the Greenwich cluster of prisons.

The Care Act 2014 has bought new duties in relation to prisons and social care. These duties include, from 1.4.2015, the delivery of social care to all eligible prisoners while detained in 1 of the 3 prisons in the Royal Borough of Greenwich.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKI21 Outer London - East and North East
Main site or place of performance:

Royal Borough of Greenwich.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The Royal Borough of Greenwich would like to invite established Social Care providers to an information sharing event on Thursday, 19.5.2016 in The Gallery, The Woolwich Centre, 35 Wellington Street, SE18 6HQ from 14:00 to 16:00.

This will be an informal event with a power point presentation and an opportunity to ask questions. Data from last year's delivery will be available to providers.

The current contract expires on 31.3.2017 and we are looking to commence a new service from 1.4.2017 with the provider award taking place around October 2016. This is to facilitate a 6 month period for the security clearance of staff.

To register your interest please contact Lindsey Chapman at

II.2.14)Additional information
II.3)Estimated date of publication of contract notice:

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: no

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: