Sexual Health Services in Staffordshire, Stoke on Trent, and Telford and Wrekin

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3 year
23 Mar 2021
01 Apr 2022 to 31 Mar 2025



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Please note that this is not a call for competition. The jointly tendered contracts will represent ALL sexual health services commissioned by Staffordshire County Council, Stoke City Council, and Telford and Wrekin Council including: - All levels of genitourinary medicine (GUM) - including testing and treatment of sexually transmitted infections (online and face to face services) - Contraception and sexual health (CaSH) services - The sexual health aspect of psychosexual counselling - Prevention of issues related to sexual health - Provision of emergency hormonal contraception (EHC) in community settings Providers will have an opportunity to tender for all or part of the commissioned services. The adult services will need to have sufficient capacity to manage footfall of around 70,000 visits to clinics per annum and will include flexibility of access across the rural and urban areas within our large geography, including an online and telephone offer. A further breakdown of expected activity numbers per area can be found in the Soft Market Testing Questionnaire. There is an expectation that the successful bidder will seek to continually improve the quality of services for its customers, particularly learning from the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic. Providers will also be expected to develop pathways and partnerships with other sexual and reproductive health providers, preventing duplication and fragmentation for its customers. A draft specification will be posted on the Staffordshire County Council website in early summer 2021 and there will be an opportunity to provide feedback before tender documents are released. A message will be issued via the E tendering Proactis system to notify interested bidders when this specification is available. It is anticipated that tender documentation will be available in July 2021.

Total Quantity or Scope

YEAR: 2022/2023; BUDGET: 8,000,000.00

CPV Codes

  • 85100000 - Health services

Other Information

A market engagement questionnaire is available on the procurement portal and you are invited to provide commissioners with insight that will be used to shape the service specification. Interested bidders are asked to register on the E tendering Proactis system (below) and express an interest in the opportunity. To participate in this process further we would like to invite organisations interested in this opportunity to: - Register an expression of interest, using the contract reference number IA2239 for this procurement process on our E tendering Proactis system - Provide responses to the market engagement questionnaire to