United Kingdom - Stoke on Trent: Health services

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Threshold: 
OJEU
Main activities: 
Health
Type: 
Contract notice
Type of contract: 
SERVICES
Award criteria: 
The most economic tender
Published: 
Wednesday, August 9, 2017
Tender ID: 
2017/S 151-312880

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)

Name and addresses
NHS Midlands and Lancashire CSU
Heron House, 120 Grove Road
Stoke on Trent
ST4 4LX
United Kingdom
Contact person: Roman Klimczak
Telephone: +44 1782298125
E-mail: r.klimczak@nhs.net
NUTS code: UKG24

Internet address(es):

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

I.1)

Name and addresses
North Staffordshire Clinical Commissioning Group
Smithfield 1 Building, Leonard Coates Way
Stoke-on-Trent
ST1 4FA
United Kingdom
Contact person: Roman Klimczak
E-mail: r.klimczak@nhs.net
NUTS code: UKG24

Internet address(es):

Main address: www.northstaffsccg.nhs.uk

I.1)

Name and addresses
Stoke on Trent Clinical Commissioning Group
Smithfield 1 Building, Leonard Coates Way
Stoke-on-Trent
ST1 4FA
United Kingdom
Contact person: Roman Klimczak
E-mail: r.klimczak@nhs.net
NUTS code: UKG23

Internet address(es):

Main address: www.stokeccg.nhs.uk

I.2)

Joint procurement
The contract involves joint procurement

I.3)

Communication
Access to the procurement documents is restricted. Further information can be obtained at: https://mlcsu.bravosolution.co.uk
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the following address:
Midlands and Lancashire CSU
Heron House, 220 Grove Road, Fenton
Stoke-on-Trent
ST4 4LX
United Kingdom
Contact person: Roman Klimczak
E-mail: r.klimczak@nhs.net
NUTS code: UKG23

Internet address(es):

Main address: www.midlandsandlancashirecsu.nhs.uk

I.4)

Type of the contracting authority
Body governed by public law

I.5)

Main activity
Health

Section II: Object

II.1)

Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)

Title:

North Staffordshire CCG and Stoke on Trent CCG Community based Orthotics Service.

Reference number: ITT499

II.1.2)

Main CPV code
85100000

II.1.3)

Type of contract
Services

II.1.4)

Short description:

North Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent CCGs commission health services for approx. 479,373 patients and are inviting Expressions of Interest from providers to deliver an Orthotics Service to be based within one main hub in Northern Staffordshire, with the potential to provide spoke services during the life of the contract. The CCG's are initially looking to award the contract for a period of three years, with the potential to extend for a further two years at the discretion of the commissioners. Interested providers must be able to provide a fully managed service offering a full range of provision including but not limited to, clinical, administrative, reporting and filling prescriptions, provision, manufacture and repair of equipment. It is anticipated that suppliers will provide a bid to cover the fully managed service requirement. It is also expected that the successful provider will deliver an in-reach function into the local acute hospital.

II.1.5)

Estimated total value

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)
33141740
33141760
33183000
85111600

II.2.3)

Place of performance
NUTS code: UKG24
Main site or place of performance:

Area covered by North Staffordshire and Stoke on Trent Clinical Commissioning Groups.

II.2.4)

Description of the procurement:

Interested providers must be able to provide a fully managed service offering a full range of provision including but not limited to, clinical, administrative, reporting and filling prescriptions, provision, manufacture and repair of equipment. The contract will not be split into lots and it is anticipated that suppliers will provide a bid to cover the fully managed service requirement. It is also expected that the successful provider will deliver an in-reach function into the local acute hospital to support with outpatient, theatre and inpatient ward work across adult and paediatric services and will, therefore, be expected to show examples of delivering a clinically effective, high quality service at scale, including demonstrating successful implementation and delivery.

North Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent CCGs are looking for a Provider that can fully meet the specification and demonstrate innovation, best quality, patient experience, cost effectiveness, superior access and is committed to the delivery of seamless patient pathways.

Commissioners will potentially undertake site visits as part of the tender evaluation during November 2017 on an informal basis and this will not be scored.

The Commissioners may hold a bidders event, 1 or 2 weeks after the Tender has been issued.

The successful Provider will be required to sign the national NHS contract for the service, accepting all terms and conditions where applicable for this service. TUPE rules will apply for those staff currently substantively employed within the Orthotics service.Bidders are invited to express an interest in providing this service by email to r.klimczak@nhs.net and olena.florek@nhs.net no later than Thursday 31.8.2017. The following information must be stated in the email:

Organisation Name;

Organisation Address;

Telephone number;

Email Address;

Website Address;

Organisation Type.

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: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: no

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

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

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: 31/08/2017
Local time: 17:00

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

IV.2.7)

Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 29/09/2017
Local time: 12:00

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:

If and when this requirement is offered to tender, this will be done via electronic means using the internet.

Midlands and Lancashire CSU is conducting this procurement exercise as a central purchasing body for another NHS body with whom the successful bidder will enter into contracts for the supply of the services. Any other public sector body wishing to access the contract may do so only with permission from the contracting NHS body. The contract conditions will be set out in the Invitation to Tender. Further details will be made available via documentation and information released during the course of the tender process.

Submission of expression of interest and procurement specific information.

This exercise will be conducted on the Midlands and Lancashire CSU portal at https://mlcsu.bravosolution.co.uk

Candidates wishing to be considered must register their expression of interest & provide additional procurement-specific information via e-mail as shown in ii: i) Candidates should be registered on the portal at https://mlcsu.bravosolution.co.uk (registration and use of the website is free of charge). If your organisation has registered previously, you do not need to re-register. For technical support in registering with Bravo Solutions contact the BravoSolution Help-desk on +44 8003684850 or E-mail: help@bravosolution.co.uk

ii) Once registered, candidates must also confirm their expression of interest by emailing the relevant information to Roman Klimczak (E-mail: r.klimczak@nhs.net and olena.florek@nhs.net. You must submit your expression of interest by email by the deadline stated.

‘Light Touch Regime’ services: This procurement is for clinical services which are Light Touch Regime services for the purpose of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 as specified in Schedule 3 of the Regulations(‘Regulations’). Accordingly, the contracting authorities are only bound by those parts of the Regulations detailed in Chapter 3 Particular Procurement Regimes Section 7. The contracting authorities are not voluntarily following any other part of the Regulations. The procedure which the contracting authorities are following is set out in the MOI. As the CCG is a relevant body for the purpose of the National Health Service (Procurement, Patient Choice and Competition) (No 2) Regulations 2013 these Regulations also apply to this procurement.

The Commissioners may hold a bidders event 1 week after the issue of the tender documents. Details to be issued with the tender documents.

VI.4)

Procedures for review

VI.4.1)

Review body
Midlands and Lancashire CSU
Heron House, 120 Grove Road, Fenton
Stoke-on-Trent
ST4 4LX
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:
07/08/2017