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Tier 2 children and young people weight management service

The Royal Borough of Greenwich Public Health and Wellbeing Department within the Directorate of Adult and Older People’s Services is seeking suitably qualified organisation(s) with the relevant capacity, skills, expertise and experience to promote, manage, deliver and evaluate Tier 2 children and young people weight management services for overweight and obese children (4 to 17 years) and their families.

The service:

  • must be community based and use a lifestyle approach to support overweight and obese children, young people and their families move towards a healthy weight
  • should improve participants’ knowledge, skills and confidence in healthy eating and physical activity, resulting in the prevention of further weight gain and supporting children, young people and families to achieve a healthy weight
  • will need to work closely with a range of local family support and healthy living services.

This service will be supported by an integrated training programme which will be delivered by Public Health and Wellbeing. The training programme will equip local health and non-health professionals with the skills and knowledge required to raise the issue of weight, deliver brief interventions and refer suitable families into the new tier 2 service.

Current service provision

Currently Tier 2 multi-component weight management programmes exist for overweight and obese children aged between seven and 13 years and their families. This current programme is undergoing an in-depth service evaluation and the findings will influence the final service specification. Each programme is oversubscribed with referrals coming from many sources including school nursing, children's social services, primary care, schools and from families self-referring.

Public Health and Wellbeing currently deliver a wide range of preventative community services throughout the borough which can be accessed by families and adults. These include community cookery clubs, shopping clubs, physical activity sessions and community health trainers. These services support our weight management service with clear referral routes.

Requirements

The Royal Borough of Greenwich is seeking one provider who can demonstrate a strong track record in the provision of family weight management services.

  • Applicants must be able to deliver multi-component weight management services within a diverse community with high levels of deprivation.
  • They must be able to demonstrate how they will effectively engage key organisations, communities and ensure participation from the identified population group.
  • Applicants should have experience of recruiting families to such a service and ensuring there is a high completion rate.

Contract period and value

The contract will run for three years (36 months) from 1 September 2014 to 31 August 2017.

The contract will be based upon a 'cost and volume model', where activity and payment (recruitment and completion) are closely linked. The maximum available budget for this contract is £300,000 (exclusive of VAT) over the contract period (three years). The annual budget will be a maximum of £100,000 with a guaranteed minimum budget of £50,000.

How to express interest for this contract

Organisations wishing to express their interest in providing this service should write to william.jabang@royalgreenwich.gov.uk

A pre-qualification questionnaire will be issued to all persons expressing an interest from 14 April 2014.

The closing date for expressions of interest is 6 May 2014.

Completed questionnaires must be returned to the above address by the deadline date of 12 noon on Thursday 8 May 2014.


Child and adolescent mental health services (CAMHS): Market engagement

Greenwich Clinical Commissioning Group and the Royal Borough of Greenwich are seeking to procure a child and adolescent mental health service (CAMHS) which will contribute to the following ambitions in the Royal Borough of Greenwich's Children and Young People's Plan:

  • Ensuring that children and young people are safe, healthy and achieve
  • Working together to identify needs early and address them
  • Aiming high for our most vulnerable children and young people

In summer 2014 Greenwich Clinical Commissioning Group and the Royal Borough of Greenwich will be jointly tendering the borough's CAMHS for three years from April 2015, with an option to extend for a further two years subject to an annual review of performance and available funding.

The commissioners believe that Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations 2006 may apply to this service.

The indicative funding for these services is as follows:

Commissioner Indicative funding
Total: £4,140,805
Greenwich Clinical Commissioning Group £3,057,106
Royal Borough of Greenwich £1,083, 699

The commissioners are looking for interested providers to take part in market facilitation meetings at the beginning of May 2014.

Providers who wish to meet the commissioners should contact Julia.Chappell@royalgreenwich.gov.uk by Wednesday 23 April 2014


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