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NSW Health / 1. Provision of leading rural mental health research, education and service development activities 2. Coordination and Management of the Rural Adversity Mental Health Program (RAMHP) - HAC_2114A

RFT ID HAC_2114A
RFT Type Open Tenders
Published 25-Jun-2021
Closes 26-Jul-2021 10:00am
Category (based on UNSPSC)
85100000 - Comprehensive health services
Agency Ministry of Health


Contact Person
Mark Jones, O'Connor Marsden and Associates
Phone: 0459 230 090
mjones@ocm.net.au

Tender Details

The NSW Government is committed to meeting the mental health needs of people in rural and remote communities of NSW. In times when our regional communities continue to face the impact of natural disasters and the COVID-19 pandemic, mental health support is more important than ever.

The NSW Ministry of Health is undertaking two open tenders to continue to support and improve the mental health of people in rural and remote communities of NSW. The two tenders will assess capabilities for the following state-wide activities:

1. Provision of leading rural mental health research, education and service development activities. This will ensure research priorities continue to translate into practical applications that can be used to inform the development of models of care, or to improve community and clinical services in rural settings.

2. Coordination and Management of the Rural Adversity Mental Health Program (RAMHP). Continuing to ensure people living in rural and remote communities in NSW have opportunities to access the best mental health community-based support. This includes supporting the vital work of the existing 19.5 FTE RAMHP Coordinators that will continue to be located in local health districts.

Note funding to employ the 19.5 FTE RAMHP Coordinators will be provided directly to local health districts.

Organisations may apply for one or both of the tenders. Small and medium enterprises, Aboriginal Community Controlled Organisations, and consortiums are encouraged to apply.

Location

NSW Regions: Far North Coast, Mid North Coast, New England, Central Coast, Hunter, Cumberland/Prospect, Nepean, Northern Sydney, Inner West, South East Sydney, South West Sydney, Central West, Orana/Far West, Riverina/Murray, Illawarra, Southern Highlands

RFT Type

Open Tenders - An invitation to tender by public advertisement with no restriction placed on who may tender. Tenderers will normally be required to demonstrate in their tender that they have the necessary skills, resources, experience, financial capacity, and in some cases licences, accreditations, etc., to fulfil the tender requirements.

Multi Agency Access

No