National Audit of Eating Disorders

Applications closing date: 15 Nov 2023 12:00

The Healthcare Quality Improvement Partnership (HQIP) is seeking to commission an
organisation that will support the delivery of the National Audit of Eating Disorders (NAED).
The programme will initially be delivered for NHS-funded care in England, but may later extend to include Wales, Scotland, Northern Ireland, Jersey and Isle of Man Guernsey and other Devolved Nations/ Crown Dependencies.
The total contract value is £1,350,000 excluding VAT for the duration of three years with
potential to extend the contract for up to two additional years at a value of up to £455,000 per
The aspirational intent including the core 3 year value, extension value and all other
aspirational intent as defined in section 12 of the specification of this ITT has a potential
ceiling value of up to £12,559,451.
The Authority is under no obligation to invoke any aspirational intent.
It is anticipated that the new service will commence in August 2024. This procurement is for
clinical services which are part of the ‘Public Contract Regulations (PCR2015)’ for the
purpose of the Regulations. The commissioner is not voluntarily following any other part of
the Regulations. The process will be similar to an Open Procedure where the Regulations
apply and so reserves the right to depart from that procedure at any point. The procedure
that the Commissioner is following is set out in the Invitation to Tender.
To access the ITT documents, please follow the access link defined above in this notice.

Bidders must respond to all questions. The deadline for the submission of the tender is 12
noon on 15 November 2023. Please note that any communication from HQIP regarding this
tender will be via the Delta messaging board. Bidders must use the Delta messaging board
for their communications with HQIP regarding this procurement.

Bidders should note that HQIP does not accept requests to amend the published Terms and
Conditions of Contract after bid submission or prior to contract signature.
Bidders must sign the Form of Tender to indicate acceptance of these Terms and Conditions
of Contract. Failure to sign the Form of Tender will make your bid submission non-compliant and subject to disqualification.
In rare cases where a bidder wishes to raise a potential legal implication to agreeing to the
terms and conditions, this must be raised during the published bidder clarification time
window via the messaging module within the e-tendering portal so that it can be addressed
via the standard process for all bidder clarifications.
HQIP would like to bring to the attention of bidders that the qualitative response section of
this tender now includes question 13 Social Value.


The full notice along with instructions on how to participate can be found at