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NELCSU - Kent and Medway Area

NELCSU - Medway Area - AD Project

5 Incomplete applications

4 SME, 1 large

1 Completed application

0 SME, 1 large

Important dates

Wednesday 28 February 2018
Deadline for asking questions
Friday 2 March 2018 at 11:59pm GMT
Closing date for applications
Wednesday 7 March 2018 at 11:59pm GMT


Specialist role
Summary of the work
The design/solution must be secure with no possibility patient information is accessed by external parties. Must meet NHS Standards for network connectivity, security/IG. It must include a fault reporting mechanism providing information on how the proposed solution recovers from a network and power interruption, without human intervention, retaining configuration/state information.
Latest start date
Monday 12 March 2018
Expected contract length
50-80 days
South East England
Organisation the work is for
NELCSU - Kent and Medway Area
Maximum day rate

About the work

Early market engagement
For full scope please email:
Who the specialist will work with
The successful supplier will need to engage with
NELCSU and any identified stakeholders and users
What the specialist will work on
Deliverables of this procurement at a high level are:
An actionable and scalable cloud based design capable of delivering functionality specified in this document and support delivery of ICT services to General Practices in Kent and Medway.
The supplier will produce both High Level Design and Low level design documentation.
The Design must provide - File management, data storage, hosting for core services – provision and management of secure, resilient off site data storage to host the customer’s clinical data.
Pilot of the design in a maximum of THREE GPs and a fully costed action plan for scaling the design

Work setup

Address where the work will take place
Primarily based at Kent House but will be required to work with other stakeholders at various locations within the NELCSU Area
Kent House, Station Road, Ashford, Kent TN23 1PP
Working arrangements
Full time - Flexible
Security clearance

Additional information

Additional terms and conditions
£50k - capped and inclusive of VAT, mileage and expenses

Skills and experience

Buyers will use the essential and nice-to-have skills and experience to help them evaluate suppliers’ technical competence.

Essential skills and experience
  • Have experience of delivering Solutions in GP Practice environment
  • Working Knowledge of NHS Network connectivity, Security and Information Governance standards
  • Cloud Based technology knowledge including Azure
Nice-to-have skills and experience
Previous experience of similar area in producing a GPIT environment Cloud based design solutions

How suppliers will be evaluated

How many specialists to evaluate
Cultural fit criteria
  • Work as a team with our organisation and other suppliers
  • Understand the local environment
  • Be transparent and collaborative when making decisions
  • Ability to deliver at pace
  • Communicate in a sensetive environment
  • Ability to build trusted relationships
Assessment methods
  • Work history
  • Reference
Evaluation weighting

Technical competence


Cultural fit




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