UK-Cardiff: Service & Requirements for commercial partner in development of health and wellbeing information for

Notice Abstract 

IntroductionPublic Health Wales is the national public health agency in Wales and exists to protect and improve health and wellbeing and reduce health inequalities for people in Wales. For more information on our purpose and strategy follow this link http://www.wales.nhs.uk/sitesplus/888/page/88664The early years are a critical period for parents, carers and their children, which lay the foundations for healthy happy childhood, leading to better health and wellbeing in adulthood. Parents need easy access to relevant, timely information to support them in being a parent and giving their child the best start in life. This information should be in engaging language and formats appropriate to stage of parenting and child development, with the most important information given the greatest priority.The Health Improvement Division of Public Health Wales with stakeholders from across the public sector is updating the health and well-being information provided for parents in Wales. We want to commission an agency with journalistic, copy-writing and design capabilities, to engage with parents (from the beginning of pregnancy up to parents of children aged seven years) to collect real-life stories on important issues in parenting for child health and wellbeing, and turn those into engaging and relevant information resources for parents in a variety of formats. We would like to contract for work in two financial years in the first instance with the ability to extend for another two years.The information resources will be used by health professionals in discussion with parents as well as accessed directly by parents themselves.PHW will be working with health professionals and parents to ensure that the resources contain the important issues and will develop mechanisms for the agency to engage with parents, although the agency may also have established processes to engage with the public including parents.RequirementJournalists and copywriters, will be required to engage with parent groups to generate and develop content, working to agreed topics and with an agreed editorial brief. This will include parents across Wales with an emphasis on parents from areas of disadvantage, parent groups through the medium of Welsh and fathers.Bilingual (Welsh and English) content development with copywriting, video and audio which is engaging and easily accessible for parents in Wales.Design of a number of health and wellbeing information resources specific to stages of child development and parenting. As part of the first phase of the programme, information resources will include three to five paper based factual resources and 2-3 magazines with interactive content such as quizzes and crosswords as well as real life stories from parents and pregnant women illustrating important aspects of parenting. Video and audio content from parents relating their experiences on important issues as well as PDF versions of the information resources to be available through Every Child Wales website will also be required. Resources developed for the parents will carry the Every Child Wales brand, look and feel.Phase two will require expansion of information and will take advantage of digital technologies as defined by parent group. Development of intuitive CMS as part of the Every Child Wales website to allow navigation of information in contextually relevant ways, and digital promotion of the website and content to agreed population segments, will be important elements of the work.It is anticipated that the resources in the various formats required for phase one, will be available for launch by June 2019 and for phase two by June 2020.Please note tender documents for this procurement will be available in the next 2 working weeks. At this moment in time we are seeking expressions of interests. 

Notice Details 

CONTRACT NOTICE – NATIONAL 
Notice Type: SERVICES 
1 Authority Details 
1.1 
Authority Name and Address 
Official Name: 
NHS Wales Shared Services Partnership 
Postal Address: 
Procurement, 4-5 Charnwood Court,, Heol Billingsley, Parc Nantgarw, 
Town: 
Cardiff Postal Code: 
CF15 7QZ Country: 
UK 
For the attention of: 
Sophie Stacey Telephone: 
+44 1443848568 
E-Mail: 
sophie.stacey2@wales.nhs.uk Fax: 
Internet Address (URL): http://www.procurement.wales.nhs.uk 
Electronic access to information: https://etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk/home.html 
Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: https://etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk/home.html 
1.2 
Address from which documentation may be obtained 
Official Name: 
NHS Wales Shared Services Partnership 
Postal Address: 
Procurement, 4-5 Charnwood Court,, Heol Billingsley, Parc Nantgarw, 
Town: 
Cardiff Postal Code: 
CF15 7QZ Country: 
UK 
For the attention of: 
Sophie Stacey Telephone: 
+44 1443848568 
E-Mail: 
sophie.stacey2@wales.nhs.uk Fax: 
Internet Address (URL): http://www.procurement.wales.nhs.uk 
1.3 
Completed documents must be returned to: 
Official Name: 
NHS Wales Shared Services Partnership 
Postal Address: 
Procurement, 4-5 Charnwood Court,, Heol Billingsley, Parc Nantgarw, 
Town: 
Cardiff Postal Code: 
CF15 7QZ Country: 
UK 
For the attention of: 
Sophie Stacey Telephone: 
+44 1443848568 
E-Mail: 
sophie.stacey2@wales.nhs.uk Fax: 
Internet Address (URL): http://www.procurement.wales.nhs.uk 
2 Contract Details 
2.1 
Title 
Service & Requirements for commercial partner in development of health and wellbeing information for 
2.2 
Description of the goods or services required 
Introduction 
Public Health Wales is the national public health agency in Wales and exists to protect and improve health and wellbeing and reduce health inequalities for people in Wales. For more information on our purpose and strategy follow this link http://www.wales.nhs.uk/sitesplus/888/page/88664 
The early years are a critical period for parents, carers and their children, which lay the foundations for healthy happy childhood, leading to better health and wellbeing in adulthood. Parents need easy access to relevant, timely information to support them in being a parent and giving their child the best start in life. This information should be in engaging language and formats appropriate to stage of parenting and child development, with the most important information given the greatest priority. 
The Health Improvement Division of Public Health Wales with stakeholders from across the public sector is updating the health and well-being information provided for parents in Wales. We want to commission an agency with journalistic, copy-writing and design capabilities, to engage with parents (from the beginning of pregnancy up to parents of children aged seven years) to collect real-life stories on important issues in parenting for child health and wellbeing, and turn those into engaging and relevant information resources for parents in a variety of formats. We would like to contract for work in two financial years in the first instance with the ability to extend for another two years. 
The information resources will be used by health professionals in discussion with parents as well as accessed directly by parents themselves. 
PHW will be working with health professionals and parents to ensure that the resources contain the important issues and will develop mechanisms for the agency to engage with parents, although the agency may also have established processes to engage with the public including parents. 
Requirement 
Journalists and copywriters, will be required to engage with parent groups to generate and develop content, working to agreed topics and with an agreed editorial brief. This will include parents across Wales with an emphasis on parents from areas of disadvantage, parent groups through the medium of Welsh and fathers. 
Bilingual (Welsh and English) content development with copywriting, video and audio which is engaging and easily accessible for parents in Wales. 
Design of a number of health and wellbeing information resources specific to stages of child development and parenting. As part of the first phase of the programme, information resources will include three to five paper based factual resources and 2-3 magazines with interactive content such as quizzes and crosswords as well as real life stories from parents and pregnant women illustrating important aspects of parenting. Video and audio content from parents relating their experiences on important issues as well as PDF versions of the information resources to be available through Every Child Wales website will also be required. Resources developed for the parents will carry the Every Child Wales brand, look and feel. 
Phase two will require expansion of information and will take advantage of digital technologies as defined by parent group. Development of intuitive CMS as part of the Every Child Wales website to allow navigation of information in contextually relevant ways, and digital promotion of the website and content to agreed population segments, will be important elements of the work. 
It is anticipated that the resources in the various formats required for phase one, will be available for launch by June 2019 and for phase two by June 2020. 
Please note tender documents for this procurement will be available in the next 2 working weeks. At this moment in time we are seeking expressions of interests. 
2.3 
Notice Coding and Classification 
a) Commodity Codes 
Code Description 
22200000 Newspapers, journals, periodicals and magazines 
73200000 Research and development consultancy services 
79820000 Services related to printing 
79933000 Design support services 
b) Delivery Location/Area 
Code Location 
1015 Central Valleys (Merthyr Tydfil, Rhondda Cynon Taf) 
1022 Cardiff and Vale of Glamorgan 
2.4 
Total quantity or scope of tender 
We would like to contract for work in two financial years in the first instance with the ability to extend for another two years. 
3 Conditions for Participation 
3.1 
Minimum standards and qualification required 
Minimum NHS Standard terms and conditions 
4 Administrative Information 
4.1 
Type of Procedure 
Single stage - Any candidate may submit a tender. 
4.2 
Reference number attributed to the notice by the contracting authority 
N/a 
4.3 
Time Limits 
Time-limit for receipt of completed tenders 
19-11-2018 Time 12:00 

Estimated award date 
14-01-2019 
4.5 
Language or languages in which tenders or requests to participate can be drawn up 
EN 
4.6 
Tender Submission Postbox 
5 Other Information 
5.1 
Additional Information 
(WA Ref:86269) 
The buyer considers that this contract is suitable for consortia bidding. 
5.2 
Additional Documentation 
5.3 
Publication date of this notice 
12-10-2018 
SF 51a