Clinical healthcare tenders comprise of both insourced and outsourced services. Insourced clinical services tenders encompass secondary care services which are generally delivered by third part providers. More often than not, although they are provided by third part providers, these are located within NHS premises and often leverage on NHS equipment.
Insourced services provide a vital functionality by providing a ‘buffer’ capacity / support – particularly on an our of hours basis. On the other hand, outsourced clinical services are providers by third parties at their private premises. Our team of bid and tender writers have experience in writing and helping win and secure clinical healthcare tenders across a range of specialties such as orthopaedics, cardiology and dermatology.
Writing to win – who request clinical healthcare services
A broad range of government departments, agencies and public bodies commission healthcare and clinical services across the UK. These includes local authorities, the prison service, the NHS, some Clinical Support Units and individual trusts. More often than not, tenders will be issued with the aim of appointing a panel of providers, rather than a single provider only. Therefore, you more often than not need to be in the top 3 or 4 bids in order to secure the contract.
Our healthcare and clinical healthcare specialist bid and tender writers have successfully supported many clients to secure government contracts. Technically complex and often extensive in their demands, it is important to write a compliant, detailed and quality focused bid in order to win.
With the weighted review procurement process adopted in most clinical healthcare bids, it is important to submit a concise, comprehensive and compliant response. You need to present a transition in plan which demonstrates a well thought out approach to mobilizing the contract, as well as an informed approach to ensuring business continuity, clinical governance and quality. Previous case studies and credible evidence is key to winning.
Help submitting a compliant clinical healthcare bid
Compliance is a critical and complex component of aby clinical health bid or tender. In addition to the usual compliance requirements of a government bid or tender, there are often additional policies and procedures required as well as registrations with independent bodies. Membership with regulatory bodies such as the CQC, GMC or JAG is often a ‘dealbreaker’ as are compliance with requirements to international standards.
Our team of bid and tender writing consultants are able to assist with your next bid or tender and will ensure you put forward a proposal that is now only compliant, but also sells your capability to deliver the equipment or service to the proposed location and for the proposed duration. Call our team today to discuss your next bid or tender.