Prior information notice
This notice is for prior information only
Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name and addresses
Stella House, Goldcrest Way, Newburn Riverside Business Park
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contact person: Darren Batey
NUTS code: UKC
Main address: https://nhsbsa.bravosolution.co.uk/
Address of the buyer profile: http://www.nhsbsa.nhs.uk/
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Section II: Object
II.1)Scope of the procurement
Case Management System (Investigation and Intelligence).
II.1.2)Main CPV code
II.1.3)Type of contract
This notice requests for suppliers to express an interest in the possibility of supplying NHS Protect which is part of the NHSBSA a Commercial of the Shelf (COTS) software product that meets our requirements for a potential case management system to replace our in house investigation and intelligence toolkit product called (FIRST). This application has been developed wholly in-house with collaboration between specialist development staff and business owners. The application is also maintained and supported by our internal support staff.
II.1.5)Estimated total value
II.1.6)Information about lots
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
II.2.3)Place of performance
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:
Our expectation is for a fully functional and flexible Case Management system with capabilities such as: -
— Subject recording;
— witness and ‘other’ contact recording;
— subject checks;
— account management;
— asset management;
— examinations and criminality;
— key date recording;
— including results and disposals;
— Ideally able to support the automated generation of all template based documentation, e.g. Schedules, Prosecution Case Files, MG Forms and advice files;
— support information exchange with the CPS by exporting case files and exhibits to their systems;
— able to link into our Forensic software toolkits;
— functionality which allows for interaction with our existing intelligence toolkit ‘iBase’;
— able to hold single information reports that allow NHSP to build a picture of fraud within the NHS and health sector.
(See additional bullet points at VI.3.)
The purpose of this Prior Information Notice (PIN) is to request expressions of interest from market operators related to the procurement of a potential Case Management System as per requirements described in II.2.4 and VI.3).
Depending on levels of interest, the Authority will determine the most appropriate market engagement activity.
II.3)Estimated date of publication of contract notice:
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
Section VI: Complementary information
(Additional functional requirements following on from II2.4).
— Comprehensive case management reporting and report generation capability for all data.
— Ideally NHSP would like access to the underlying database to create bespoke and ad hoc analysis.
— Flexible document management capability to support a wide range of documents (PDF, doc), including the ability for full document capture for all scanned documents, images, files and emails.
— Case Record-integrated Document Management options to include: Document creation, search/filtering, editing, document review, redaction, collation, print, export, emailing, retention, deletion, etc.
— Support web based access via the NHS network with appropriate controls in place to support data up to an including official sensitive.
— Built in address lookup function or the capability to link into Systems such as Postal Address File (PAF).
— Maintain an audit trail of all user activities and this information must be accessible to NHSP staff.
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: