United Kingdom - Newcastle upon Tyne: Software package and information systems

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Threshold: 
OJEU
Main activities: 
Health
Type: 
Prior information notice without call for competition
Type of contract: 
SERVICES
Award criteria: 
Not applicable
Published: 
Friday, May 19, 2017
Tender ID: 
2017/S 096-189043

Prior information notice

This notice is for prior information only

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)

Name and addresses
NHS Business Services Authority
Stella House, Goldcrest Way, Newburn Riverside Business Park
Newcastle upon Tyne
NE15 8NY
United Kingdom
Contact person: Darren Batey
E-mail: darren.batey@nhs.net
NUTS code: UKC

Internet address(es):

Main address: https://nhsbsa.bravosolution.co.uk/

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.nhsbsa.nhs.uk/

I.2)

Joint procurement

I.3)

Communication
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Electronic communication requires the use of tools and devices that are not generally available. Unrestricted and full direct access to these tools and devices is possible, free of charge, at: https://nhsbsa.bravosolution.co.uk/

I.4)

Type of the contracting authority
Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local subdivisions

I.5)

Main activity
Health

Section II: Object

II.1)

Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)

Title:

Case Management System (Investigation and Intelligence).

Reference number: 17_05_01

II.1.2)

Main CPV code
48000000

II.1.3)

Type of contract
Services

II.1.4)

Short description:

This notice requests for suppliers to express an interest in the possibility of supplying NHS Protect which is part of the NHSBSA a Commercial of the Shelf (COTS) software product that meets our requirements for a potential case management system to replace our in house investigation and intelligence toolkit product called (FIRST). This application has been developed wholly in-house with collaboration between specialist development staff and business owners. The application is also maintained and supported by our internal support staff.

II.1.5)

Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 100 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)

Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no

II.2)

Description

II.2.1)

Title:

II.2.2)

Additional CPV code(s)
48000000
48100000

II.2.3)

Place of performance
NUTS code: UKC

II.2.4)

Description of the procurement:

Our expectation is for a fully functional and flexible Case Management system with capabilities such as: -

— Subject recording;

— witness and ‘other’ contact recording;

— subject checks;

— account management;

— asset management;

— examinations and criminality;

— key date recording;

— including results and disposals;

— Ideally able to support the automated generation of all template based documentation, e.g. Schedules, Prosecution Case Files, MG Forms and advice files;

— support information exchange with the CPS by exporting case files and exhibits to their systems;

— able to link into our Forensic software toolkits;

— functionality which allows for interaction with our existing intelligence toolkit ‘iBase’;

— able to hold single information reports that allow NHSP to build a picture of fraud within the NHS and health sector.

(See additional bullet points at VI.3.)

II.2.14)

Additional information

The purpose of this Prior Information Notice (PIN) is to request expressions of interest from market operators related to the procurement of a potential Case Management System as per requirements described in II.2.4 and VI.3).

Depending on levels of interest, the Authority will determine the most appropriate market engagement activity.

II.3)

Estimated date of publication of contract notice:
19/05/2017

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)

Description

IV.1.8)

Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)

Additional information:

(Additional functional requirements following on from II2.4).

— Comprehensive case management reporting and report generation capability for all data.

— Ideally NHSP would like access to the underlying database to create bespoke and ad hoc analysis.

— Flexible document management capability to support a wide range of documents (PDF, doc), including the ability for full document capture for all scanned documents, images, files and emails.

— Case Record-integrated Document Management options to include: Document creation, search/filtering, editing, document review, redaction, collation, print, export, emailing, retention, deletion, etc.

— Support web based access via the NHS network with appropriate controls in place to support data up to an including official sensitive.

— Built in address lookup function or the capability to link into Systems such as Postal Address File (PAF).

— Maintain an audit trail of all user activities and this information must be accessible to NHSP staff.

VI.5)

Date of dispatch of this notice:
16/05/2017