Islington CCG on behalf of the North London Partners in Health and Care (NLP) is seeking a delivery partnership for the implementation of the North London Partnership Training Nursing Associate (TNA) Programme (Phase 2).
We would like to hear from potential partnerships of providers who are interested and have the capacity and capability to deliver this next phase of the NLP TNA Programme to December 2020. We are looking for a partnership or collaborative, with a nominated a lead provider. The partnership will have the health and care educational and clinical capability, and be appropriately resourced and able to quickly mobilise, to set up and deliver the TNA programme in line with the findings and recommendations which will emerge from Phase 1 which is currently underway.
Phase 1 work of the NLP TNA Programme
CapitalNurse has been commissioned to undertake Phase 1 work to carry out the diagnostic, visioning and design phase of a fit for the future training nursing associates programme. Phase 1 will be finalised by 20 November. All reports and outputs of Phase 1 will be shared with all bidders expressing the interest to bid for Phase 2.
Phase 2 work of the NLP TNA Programme
We will be looking for a partnership which will be able to quickly mobilise, set up and deliver the TNA programme in line with the findings and recommendations from Phase 1. Phase 2 will require partnership working to engage and mobilise clinical, academic, educational and management leads across NCL, including, importantly in our 5 training hubs who will fully take over delivery of this work by December 2020.
The full specification is currently under development and the indicative components of Phase 2 delivery are listed below and expanded more fully in outline requirement published on (https://procontract.due-north.com):
Key components of the outline requirement: 1. Strategy, engagement and governance, 2. Clinical leadership and governance & 3. Programme and operational mobilisation
Out of scope: Delivery of the education and training to the nursing associates and Employment and management of the TNA cohorts
Key requirements relating to clinical and operational expertise & experience, capacity and capability to deliver to the timescales are detailed within the outline requirement document published
Tender time: The full specification and ITT will be shared only with parties who expressed interest to bid by 11th November with a bid response turnaround of 3 weeks
Timeframe: The work will need to start by 2 January 2020 and will end in December 2020.