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Concussion Services


RFx ID : 20703784
Tender Name : Concussion Services
Reference # :
Open Date : Monday, 11 February 2019 3:30 PM (Pacific/Auckland UTC+13:00)
Close Date : Friday, 7 May 2021 12:00 PM (Pacific/Auckland UTC+12:00)
Tender Type : Request for Proposals (RFP)
Tender Coverage : Sole Agency  [?]
Categories :
  • 85000000 - Healthcare Services
  • New Zealand
Exemption Reason : None
Required Pre-qualifications : None
Contact : Anthony Pettett
04 816 5765
Alternate Physical Delivery Address  :
Alternate Physical Fax Number  :

The Concussion service is an interdisciplinary traumatic brain injury (TBI) service involving an interdisciplinary team of health professionals. The purpose of the Concussion Service is to provide early intervention rehabilitation to clients that will support their recovery and prompt return to everyday life. The service aims to prevent long-term consequences, such as persisting-concussion syndrome (PCS), by identifying clients at risk of PCS.

The Concussion Service requires a core interdisciplinary team of Registered Health professionals in each region applied for and must include:
• Medical Specialist; and
• Clinical Neuropsychologist; and
• Occupational Therapist; and
• Physiotherapist.

The interdisciplinary team may also include:
• Registered General/Obstetric or Comprehensive Nurses;
• General Medical Practitioners;
• Speech Language Therapists;
• Clinical Psychologists and/or Psychologists;
• Social Workers;
• Optometrists.
All members of the interdisciplinary team must meet the qualifications, experience and supervision criteria set out in the CSS Service Schedule.

For full details on the Concussion Service and ACC Requirements and service expectations refer to the Concussion Services (CSS) Service Schedule included in the CSS Application Response Form as a separate document on GETS.

Note: the current CSS contract has been in place since 1 July 2018 and expires on 30 June 2021 with one right of renewal of two years available (until 30 June 2023). This Request for Application (RFA) is an opportunity for new suppliers to apply to hold the contract.