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Knowledge management solution.

Prior information notice


Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

County Durham Procurement Consortium
Bede House, Belmont Business Park
For the attention of: Mark Hughes
DH1 1TW Durham
Telephone: +44 1913332617

Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

I.2)Type of the contracting authority
Body governed by public law
I.3)Main activity
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities
The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: no

Section II.B: Object of the contract (Supplies or services)

II.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
Knowledge management solution.
II.2)Type of contract and place of delivery or of performance
Service category No 7: Computer and related services

NUTS code UKC1

II.3)Information on framework agreement
The notice involves the establishment of a framework agreement: no
II.4)Short description of nature and quantity or value of supplies or services:
Tees Esk & Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust is looking to work with a supplier(s) to deliver an interactive public facing web site which is underpinned by a comprehensive, robust knowledge management repository.
The solution must be delivered by a supplier managed service and will need to include comprehensive:
- Web-site functionality - to provide a dynamic and interactive view of our services and the quality of care we can offer, health advice as well as providing the public with a good understanding of the Trust,
- Intranet/extranet functionality - that provides access through appropriate security layers to additional functionality for specific user groups - for example, trust staff to access the trust intranet and records, service users to view and interact with their health record information, and GPs and commissioners to view and interact with trust information about our services,
- Enhanced communications functionality - to facilitate the sharing of knowledge and information easily between staff, staff and service users and carers,
- Document and records management functionality - to facilitate the quick and easy retrieval of documents and records, the management of duplicate records, and the management of the records lifecycle,
- Workflow functionality - enabling submission of travel forms, templates, version control, automation of standard processes, and alerts,
- Document scanning functionality enabling up-load of documents so that they can be filed as part of the document and records management functionality and records lifecycle.


This contract is divided into lots: no
II.5)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

72000000, 72400000, 72500000, 72600000

II.6)Scheduled date for start of award procedures
II.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no
II.8)Additional information:
It is anticipated that an OJEU notice and pre-qualifying questionnaire will be published in the next 2/3 months.

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Information about reserved contracts

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about European Union funds
The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
VI.2)Additional information:
Please be aware this is a PIN notice only and is to highlight the forthcoming opportunity.
VI.3)Information on general regulatory framework
VI.4)Date of dispatch of this notice: