SummaryPlease scroll down for full details
Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name and addresses
I.1)Name and addresses
I.1)Name and addresses
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Section II: Object
II.1)Scope of the procurement
North Staffordshire CCG and Stoke on Trent CCG Community based Orthotics Service.
II.1.2)Main CPV code
II.1.3)Type of contract
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
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
II.2.3)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 email@example.com and firstname.lastname@example.org no later than Thursday 31.8.2017. The following information must be stated in the email:
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
II.2.10)Information about variants
II.2.11)Information about options
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
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
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
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.1.1)Type of 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)
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
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:
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Section VI: Complementary information
VI.1)Information about recurrence
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
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: email@example.com
ii) Once registered, candidates must also confirm their expression of interest by emailing the relevant information to Roman Klimczak (E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com. 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
Heron House, 120 Grove Road, Fenton
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: