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Medway Council Public Health opens tender for NHS Health Check software

Medway Council Public Health has opened a tender for digital software for NHS Health Checks to be delivered in GP surgeries in Medway.

The procurement notice states that the software provider will need to be able to demonstrate previous experience of successfully delivering NHS Health Check software, and is required to deliver a fully integrated software package with the ability to capture and link data through the NHS Health Check process, to ensure that associated pathways and data transfers take place “legally and efficiently”.

The contract is expected to commence at the start of April next year and will run until March 2027, with the option to extend for a further two years.

The closing date for providers to apply is 14 December 2023. Full details can be found here.

In other news from the area, in October we reported that Medway NHS Foundation Trust was seeking views from the general public about its upcoming digital, data and technology strategy, which saw the trust publish a survey designed to help build understanding of patient views on the topic.

In wider news from the region, yesterday we covered the digital strategy development and transition plans for a new NHS trust in the South East, which will see a number of services from Isle of Wight, Solent, Southern Health and Sussex Partnership NHS Trusts brought together.

Recent procurement news has included Lancashire and South Cumbria ICB opening a £1 million tender for digital mental health support for young people; the East of England NHS Collaborative Procurement Hub opening a £40 million tender for teleradiology services; and Crown Commercial Service opening a £12 billion tender for provision of technology services for the central government and UK public sector bodies.