Published date: 01 May 2019

Last edited date: 01 May 2019

Closed early engagement

Closing date: 06 May 2019

Contract summary


  • IT services: consulting, software development, Internet and support - 72000000

  • Health services - 85100000

Location of contract

South West

Published date

01 May 2019

Closing date

06 May 2019

Contract is suitable for SMEs?


Contract is suitable for VCSEs?



The Contracting Authority is issuing this Prior Information Notice (PIN) as a Request for Information (RFI) to engage with the Market to
gather information, in order to gain a better understanding of both the capacity and appetite of the Market in delivering the proposed CHIS,
and to alert the Market to a future tender opportunity for the provision of CHIS in Hampshire, Portsmouth & Southampton, Isle of Wight
and Dorset (including Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole).
It is important to note that this PIN/RFI is NOT a call for competition and as such you will need to express your interest in any future
tender opportunity once the Contract Notice is published in OJEU and on Contracts Finder.
It should be noted that this PIN/RFI invites individuals and organisations to express an interest in this RFI exercise only, and it is NOT a
pre-qualification questionnaire, and is NOT part of any pre-qualification or selection process. This PIN/RFI is intended as an awareness,
communication, and information gathering exercise. An expression of interest is no indication of a commitment to participate in the RFI
process nor does it infer any preferential or special status on those individuals and organisations who express an interest in the RFI
NECS is utilising an electronic tendering portal (PROACTIS) to manage this RFI and as such interested individuals and organisations will
need to register on the portal to access the RFI documentation and return their completed RFI documentation.
The RFI documentation will be accessible from 12:00 noon on08 April 2019.

About the buyer

Contact name

Maxine Elstob


Westpoint Road, Thornaby


01642 746911 ext 46911


Other information

Additional text

The RFI documentation will be accessible via the PROACTIS e-Tendering portal can be found at: (please follow the registration instructions if you are not already registered)
and look for the project NHSE514 Request for Information - Child Health Information Services. Please note that it is free to register on
PROACTIS, which can be accessed at any time of day as long as you have a working internet connection.
Please complete and return your response by 12.00 noon on 14 May 2019.

How to apply

Please apply directly to the buyer using the contact details provided, or follow the instructions given in the notice description or information section.

Closing date: 06 May 2019