Integrated Digital Care Fund (IDCF) – Assessment Interview Process
The deadline for applications to the Integrated Digital Care Fund has now passed.
All organisations that met the deadline for submitting bids, and the criteria outlined in the IDCF prospectus will be invited to discuss their project in an interview.
Interviews will focus on the criteria set out in the prospectus and will provide an opportunity for further clarification and discussion. Please see further information on the assessment process and examples of sample model questions.
The second wave of the £500million Integrated Digital Care Fund (IDCF) opened to applications from NHS Trusts, including Foundation Trusts, and local authorities on 14 May 2014. This round closed on 14 July 2014.
Full details of the criteria, process and timetable for applications is available in The Integrated Digital Care Fund: Achieving Integrated Health and Care Records.
Additional resources were made available to support applicants including:
- application form sample
- Value for Money guidance
- Value for Money template
- Financial Planning template
- Governance template
- Information Flow template
- the Open API policy
- the Technology Fund mailbox for help and queries – firstname.lastname@example.org
- Frequently Asked Questions
IDCF Commercial toolkit
- Overview of Procurement
- Commercial and Procurement Guidance
- Contract Summary template
- Procurement Strategy template
It is expected that all organisations that receive funding will share insight, knowledge and experience through an online community of practice. Applicants are encouraged to join the NHS England technology community of practice at the point of submitting their expression of interest form. The community will facilitate the sharing of innovation, best practice and peer support.