Published date: 2 July 2018

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: 16 July 2018

Contract summary


  • World wide web (www) site design services - 72413000

  • World wide web (www) site operation host services - 72415000

Location of contract

East Midlands

Value of contract


Procurement reference


Published date

2 July 2018

Closing date

16 July 2018

Contract start date

1 August 2018

Contract end date

31 July 2021

Contract type

Service contract

Procedure type

Open procedure

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

Contract is suitable for SMEs?


Contract is suitable for VCSEs?



Kettering General Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is looking to replace it current external website and content management system. The existing website is ten years old and requires a new modern design which meets the needs of the Trust and the patients and families who use our services. The Trust is inviting bids to provide the following:
• Design of a new website that meets the Trust's requirements
• Project management of the process of constructing the new website, ensuring engagement with users.
• It must look and feel "fresh and inviting" to end users and project a professional, well organised and responsive organisation
• It will support the delivery of the Trusts Care Values both in content and "theming"
• It will project a professional, well organised and responsive organisation
• It will be easy to maintain for non-technical staff so that sub-editors can be established within teams
• It will inspire confidence in our staff as a means of providing information about the hospital and its services to the wider community and target audiences and encourage teams to supply and keep updated relevant information
• It will be accessible to end users offering intuitive navigation, facilities for people with sensory impairment or disability, different languages etc. and usable on a variety of devices such as PC, tablet and smart phone
• It will enable Video integration, social media feeds and have the potential to highlight urgent messages as and when needed
• It will include features that support web administrators in producing regular reports on reach, audience etc. and that support the maintenance of an up to date, current facility.
• It will include the facility for interaction between the Trust and stakeholders for example through the completion of on line forms, submission of requests for further information, on-line giving through its Charity pages.
• It will provide a searchable repository for our Patient Information Leaflets and provide the means to create and maintain an online Directory Of Services
Further details of the tender can be found on Interested bidders must register on that portal for full details. If you wish to submit a bid then you must register your interest in the project and the tender documentation will be made available to you. All correspondence and queries in relation to the tender must be addressed via the portal.

About the buyer

Contact name

Alison McKenzie


NN16 8UZ


Closing: 16 July 2018