Tender Alerts: Nottingham NHS telestroke, Scotland remote health and care

Our Eye on Tenders, Susanne Woodman of BRE, brings to our attention two from UK.Gov’s Contracts Finder and TED, with full information at the links:

  •  Telemedicine Solution for Stroke Services from Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust. Nottingham City Hospital requires an immediate replacement for a stroke Telecart which deals with out of hours (OOH) stroke emergencies. This system allows the consultants to remotely interact with patients and staff on the stroke unit. The patient is seen in real time video and audio. Future plans, not in this contract, are for a replacement system in multiple locations. Contact is Niall Fowler of the NUH NHS Trust. Closing 26 May.
  • NHS National Services Scotland Remote Health and Care Monitoring and Communication System. The procurement is intended to support the delivery of home/mobile health monitoring and video conferencing enhanced care. At a later date, this will expand to incorporate future digital telecare or wellbeing solutions. A registration of interest is required for more information, available at the Public Contracts Scotland website. Value is £ 2 million. Note: this listing is a Prior Information Notice with estimated publication 21 June. These are generally released for high-value contracts with usually a compressed application period since information has been previously published.

Common Services Agency awards feasibility study for over-75s telecare (Scotland)

Our Reader Susanne Woodman, who keeps an eye on UK award opportunities, has forwarded information for an Award of Telecare for over 75s Feasibility Study. This ‘mini tender’ was awarded by The Common Services Agency (NHS National Services Scotland) to Deloitte in Edinburgh. Value is £120,190. For more information, see the full notice text tab in Public Contracts Scotland. Note to companies–keep an eye on these sites!

Video Consulting Clinics NHS Scotland pilot — tender due Monday

NHS National Services Scotland (a/k/a The Common Services Agency) is requesting tenders for virtual video clinics. The supplier would furnish software, hosting and support for one year in up to 50 clinics in all of Scotland or in six regions. This ‘video consulting system’ would link NSS, Health Boards and potentially other Scottish public sector Participating Authorities. The tender is due noon UK time on Monday 26 August. Further information may be found here and also at the Public Contracts Scotland website. Hat tip to Suzanne Woodman of BRE.