Supplementary Mental Health Placements to support NHS capacity requirements

01/01/2020 - 31/12/2023 (Lot 3 & Lot 4 expire 31/03/2021 with the option to extend to 31/12/2023)

NOE CPC's Supplementary Mental Health Placements to support NHS capacity requirements is free to access and has been created to support trusts in meeting the need for a service that offers prompt assessment, referral and placement of patients with a range of mental health needs. 

A high percentage of non-NHS beds are currently being used by trusts to support mental health needs where the NHS does not have bed capacity; or in some cases, the services to support specific mental health needs. A national ambition has been set to eliminate inappropriate out of area placements in mental health services for adults in acute inpatient care by March 2021.

NOE CPC's multi-lot framework agreement offers contracting authorities access to both intensive care beds as well as stepped down rehabilitation and community beds for both male and female patients. 

  • A compliant route to market for a high spend area, suppliers have committed to holding costs and respond flexibly to requirements as they arise
  • All suppliers hold Care Quality Commission (CQC) registration for their premises and full due diligence has been carried out as part of this process
  • Providers to the framework have been assessed on their approach to stepping down care where appropriate to ensure patients are receiving the correct level of care for their needs as they change over time
  • All suppliers to the framework have committed to regular communication regarding changes to patient care so contracting authorities can be invoiced correctly
  • Contracting authorities can access a responsive, flexible and reliable service that can meet their requirements in a prompt manner. 
  • Lot 3 Mental Health Male PICU Service
  • Lot 4 Mental Health Female PICU Service
  • Lot 5 Mental Health Male High Dependency Rehabilitation Service
  • Lot 6 Mental Health Female High Dependency Rehabilitation Service
  • Lot 7 Mental Health Male Community Rehabilitation Service
  • Lot 8 Mental Health Female Community Rehabilitation Service
  • Camden & Islington NHS Foundation Trust
  • St Andrews Healthcare
  • Shrewsbury Court Independent Hospital (The Whitepost Health Care Group)

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