Published date: 9 September 2019

Last edited date: 9 September 2019

Closed opportunity - This means that the contract is currently closed. The buying department may be considering suppliers that have already applied, or no suitable offers were made.

Closing: 8 October 2019

Contract summary


  • Health and social work services - 85000000

  • Health services - 85100000

  • Miscellaneous health services - 85140000

    • Services provided by medical personnel - 85141000

    • Services provided by midwives - 85141100

    • Services provided by nurses - 85141200

Location of contract

RG14 5LD

Value of contract


Procurement reference


Published date

9 September 2019

Closing date

8 October 2019

Contract start date

1 April 2020

Contract end date

31 March 2023

Contract type

Service contract

Procedure type

Open procedure (above threshold)

Any interested supplier may submit a tender in response to an opportunity notice.

This procedure can be used for procurements above the relevant contract value threshold.

Contract is suitable for SMEs?


Contract is suitable for VCSEs?



0-19 (up to 25 years for young people with special educational needs and disabilities) Public Health Nursing Service.

Based on the Department of Health's Healthy Child Programme (HCP) and Public Health England Commissioning Guidance 2015. The provision of the Public Health Nursing Service 0-19 (up to 25 years for young people with special educational needs and disabilities).

The levels of service include community, universal, universal plus and universal partnership plus; 5 health reviews, 6 high impact areas and the National Child Measurement Programme. Universal access and early identification of additional and/or complex needs, with timely access to specialist services, to secure local services that enable health visiting and school nursing teams to contribute to improved local outcomes and reduce health inequalities for children and young people, maximising specialist public health, defined clinical and public health skills, professional judgment, autonomy and leadership.

The Council proposes to enter into one Contract for a period of 3 years with provision for a 2 year extension with the successful Tenderer (Contractor). The Council will reserve the right to terminate the contact with 6 months' notice at any time in order to jointly procure a contract with Reading Borough Council and Wokingham Borough Council in 2021 for the services. It is therefore likely that this contract may expire on the first anniversary of the contract.

The commencement date is 1st April 2020.

More information


Additional text

Is a Recurrent Procurement Type? : No

About the buyer

Contact name

Zoe Campbell


Market Street
RG14 5LD


01635 503255