United Kingdom - Durham: Health and social work services

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Threshold: 
OJEU
Main activities: 
General public services
NUTS Code: 
Type: 
Contract notice
Type of contract: 
SERVICES
Award criteria: 
The most economic tender
Published: 
Friday, May 19, 2017
Tender ID: 
2017/S 096-189308

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)

Name and addresses
Durham County Council
Corporate Procurement, County Hall
Durham
DH1 5UL
United Kingdom
Contact person: Kay Duthie
E-mail: kay.duthie@durham.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKC14

Internet address(es):

Main address: http://www.durham.gov.uk

I.2)

Joint procurement

I.3)

Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: http://www.nepo.org
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: http://www.nepo.org
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address

I.4)

Type of the contracting authority
Regional or local authority

I.5)

Main activity
General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)

Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)

Title:

Provider Panel for the Provision of Short Breaks for Assessed Needs.

Reference number: DN264087

II.1.2)

Main CPV code
85000000

II.1.3)

Type of contract
Services

II.1.4)

Short description:

Durham County Council and Clinical Commissioning Groups are seeking to appoint a Panel of Providers to provide a range of short break services to meet the assessed needs of those families with SEND requiring short breaks to provide early help to prevent needs from escalating and to support those with complex needs (Age 0 to 25). This has been split into 3 individual lots depending on the type of session/service required:

Lot 1 — Short Breaks for Assessed Needs (Age 0 to 5);

Lot 2 — Short Breaks for Assessed Needs (Age 6 to 13);

Lot 3 — Short Breaks for Assessed Needs (Age 14 to 25).

Providers can bid to provide services in a single Lot, or a combination of any or all of the Lots detailed above.

II.1.5)

Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 1 600 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)

Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for all lots
Maximum number of lots that may be awarded to one tenderer: 3

II.2)

Description

II.2.1)

Title:

Short Breaks for Assessed Needs (Age 0 to 5)

Lot No: 1

II.2.2)

Additional CPV code(s)
80000000
85000000

II.2.3)

Place of performance
NUTS code: UKC14
Main site or place of performance:

County Durham.

II.2.4)

Description of the procurement:

Lot 1 — Short Breaks for Assessed Needs (Age 0 to 5) The Council may award to a single provider or to multiple providers for this Lot 1 — Short Breaks for Assessed Needs (Age 0 to 5). Bidders must note that the Council reserves the right not to award. Full details are provided in the tender documents.

II.2.5)

Award criteria
Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.6)

Estimated value

II.2.7)

Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Provider Panel will be reopened on a periodic basis to allow for the refreshing of members to the Panel. The Council intends to undertake an initial refresh following 6 months of operation, then annually until the expiry of the Provider Panel.

II.2.10)

Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)

Information about options
Options: no

II.2.12)

Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)

Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no

II.2.14)

Additional information

Provider Panel will be reopened on a periodic basis to allow for the refreshing of members to the Panel. The Council intends to undertake an initial refresh following 6 months of operation, then annually until the expiry of the Provider Panel.

The Tender documents are available for providers to download for free via www.nepoportal.org

Access the Supplier area, select Durham and input DN264087.

II.2)

Description

II.2.1)

Title:

Short Breaks for Assessed Needs (Age 6 to 13)

Lot No: 2

II.2.2)

Additional CPV code(s)
80000000
85000000

II.2.3)

Place of performance
NUTS code: UKC14
Main site or place of performance:

County Durham.

II.2.4)

Description of the procurement:

Lot 2 — Short Breaks for Assessed Needs (Age 6 to 13) The Council may award to a single provider or to multiple providers for this Lot 2 — Short Breaks for Assessed Needs (Age 6 to 13). Bidders must note that the Council reserves the right not to award. Full details are provided in the tender documents.

II.2.5)

Award criteria
Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.6)

Estimated value

II.2.7)

Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Provider Panel will be reopened on a periodic basis to allow for the refreshing of members to the Panel. The Council intends to undertake an initial refresh following 6 months of operation, then annually until the expiry of the Provider Panel.

II.2.10)

Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)

Information about options
Options: no

II.2.12)

Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)

Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no

II.2.14)

Additional information

Provider Panel will be reopened on a periodic basis to allow for the refreshing of members to the Panel. The Council intends to undertake an initial refresh following 6 months of operation, then annually until the expiry of the Provider Panel.

The Tender documents are available for Providers to download via www.nepoportal.org

Access the Supplier area, select Durham and input DN264087.

II.2)

Description

II.2.1)

Title:

Short Breaks for Assessed Needs (Age 14 to 25)

Lot No: 3

II.2.2)

Additional CPV code(s)
80000000
85000000

II.2.3)

Place of performance
NUTS code: UKC14
Main site or place of performance:

County Durham.

II.2.4)

Description of the procurement:

Lot 3 — Short Breaks for Assessed Needs (Age 14 to 25) The Council may award to a single provider or to multiple providers for this Lot 3 — Short Breaks for Assessed Needs (Age 14 to 25). Bidders must note that the Council reserves the right not to award. Full details are provided in the tender documents.

II.2.5)

Award criteria
Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.6)

Estimated value

II.2.7)

Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Provider Panel to be periodically re-opened for the membership to be refreshed (initial opening after 6 months of operation, then on annual basis).

II.2.10)

Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)

Information about options
Options: no

II.2.12)

Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)

Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no

II.2.14)

Additional information

Provider Panel will be reopened on a periodic basis to allow for the refreshing of members to the Panel. The Council intends to undertake an initial refresh following 6 months of operation, then annually until the expiry of the Provider Panel.

The Tender documents are available for providers to download via www.nepoportal.org

Access the Supplier area, select Durham and input DN264087.

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)

Conditions for participation

III.1.1)

Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

III.1.2)

Economic and financial standing
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

III.1.3)

Technical and professional ability
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

III.1.5)

Information about reserved contracts

III.2)

Conditions related to the contract

III.2.1)

Information about a particular profession

III.2.2)

Contract performance conditions:

III.2.3)

Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)

Description

IV.1.1)

Type of procedure
Open procedure

IV.1.3)

Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
Framework agreement with several operators
Envisaged maximum number of participants to the framework agreement: 200

IV.1.4)

Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue

IV.1.6)

Information about electronic auction

IV.1.8)

Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: no

IV.2)

Administrative information

IV.2.1)

Previous publication concerning this procedure

IV.2.2)

Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 23/06/2017
Local time: 12:00

IV.2.3)

Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

IV.2.4)

Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:
English

IV.2.6)

Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
Duration in months: 3 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7)

Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 23/06/2017
Local time: 13:00
Place:

County Council of Durham.

Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

Officer of the Council.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)

Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no

VI.2)

Information about electronic workflows

VI.3)

Additional information:

VI.4)

Procedures for review

VI.4.1)

Review body
Durham County Council
Durham
DH1 5UL
United Kingdom

VI.4.2)

Body responsible for mediation procedures

VI.4.3)

Review procedure

VI.4.4)

Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)

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