Published date: 21 June 2021

Last edited date: 16 August 2021

Closed future opportunity - This means that a potential contract has passed its approach to market date. A buyer can choose to consider any supplier interest or convert this notice into an opportunity ready for live procurement.

Approach to market date: 17 August 2021

Contract summary


  • Social work and related services - 85300000

Location of contract


Value of contract


Procurement reference


Published date

21 June 2021

Approach to market date

17 August 2021

Contract start date

1 April 2022

Contract end date

31 March 2025

Contract is suitable for SMEs?


Contract is suitable for VCSEs?



The current contract for the Ealing Healthwatch service ends on 31st March 2022. Ealing is planning to tender for a new Healthwatch service over Summer 2021 with the service to commence on the 1st of April 2022 for three (3) years with an option to extend for a further two (2) years. Ealing is seeking to carry out market engagement and gather feedback from the market during June/July 2021. The annual value of the Healthwatch Service is approximately up to £140,000 per annum. The Department of Health funding specifies that the service must be carried out by an incorporated non-profit making organisation.
Ealing Council has a statutory duty to commission a local Healthwatch service within the requirements of the Health and Social Care Act 2012. The purpose of a Healthwatch service is to act as a consumer champion for health and social care services, and to involve local people in the commissioning, provision and scrutiny of these services. Ealing is seeking a suitably qualified provider who has experience in these areas.

To express an interest in this tender, ask questions, or give feedback please register on Log In ( and go to tender reference DN551685, or contact Kashmir Takhar, Older Adults Commissioner at

More information

Previous notice about this procurement

Ealing Healthwatch Service

  • Future opportunity
  • Published 21 June 2021, last edited 21 June 2021

Spend profile

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Financial year Budget
2020/2021 £140,000


About the buyer

Contact name

Christine Baker


London Borough of Ealing, Perceval House
14-16 Uxbridge Road
W5 2HL


+44 2088255122