Pre Tender Engagement Paper - Provision of a Shared Lives Service for Health and Social Care (HSC) Northern Ireland (NI)
The Procurement and logistics organisation (PaLS) Business services organisation (BSO) on behalf of the Health and Social Care Board (HSCB) and 5 Health and Social Care Northern Ireland (HSCNI) Trusts; Belfast Health and Social Care Trust (BHSCT), Northern Health and Social Care Trust (NHSCT), South Eastern Health and Social Care Trust (SEHSCT), Southern Health and Social Care Trust (SHSCT) and Western Health and Social Care Trust (WHSCT), wish to carry out market engagement with Providers interested in delivering a regulated Shared Lives service to older people residing in the 5 HSCNI Trust areas.
This pre-tender engagement will take the form of a paper and questionnaire for providers to respond to. The purpose of this engagement is to inform the market that Health and Social Care Northern Ireland (HSCNI) are planning to procure the provision of a Shared Lives service in Northern Ireland, engage the market, receive feedback from Providers by outlining HSCNIs proposed requirements for the service and gauge the level of interest in the provision of the Service.
The pre tender engagement paper and questionnaire will be available on eTendersNI (https://etendersni.gov.uk), under resource ID 3325671. Please ensure you are registered with eTendersNI.
Potential providers are asked to submit their responses to the questionnaire on eTendersNI by 15:00 on 19th February 2021. Any interest shown in the pre-tender engagement does not constitute a commitment to participate in a procurement exercise. Failure to show interest does not restrict providers from participating in any future procurement exercise. Please note this tender will be open to organisations from all sectors.