United Kingdom - Aberdeen: Community health services

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Threshold: 
OJEU
Main activities: 
General public services
Type: 
Contract notice
Type of contract: 
SERVICES
Award criteria: 
The most economic tender
Published: 
Tuesday, October 17, 2017
Tender ID: 
2017/S 199-409490

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)

Name and addresses
Aberdeen City Council
Woodhill House, Westburn Road
Aberdeen
AB16 5GB
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1467530600
E-mail: cpscityshire@aberdeencity.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKM50

Internet address(es):

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

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA00231

I.2)

Joint procurement

I.3)

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

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:

Link Workers Resource.

Reference number: 000-XEEX1955

II.1.2)

Main CPV code
85323000

II.1.3)

Type of contract
Services

II.1.4)

Short description:

It is intended to procure the equivalent of 20 at least 16 full time equivalent (FTE) Link Workers attached to 30 General Practices across the city. It is envisaged to adopt a staged approach to the implementation of the programme and introduce these roles in General Practice gradually across the localities.

On this occasion, the Council has taken the decision that this requirement will be available in the following lots (based on the Aberdeen Health & Social Care Partnership locality areas):

Lot 1 — Aberdeen North (Minimum of 4 link workers up to 5)*;

Lot 2 — Aberdeen Central (Minimum of 4 link workers up to 6)*;

Lot 3 — Aberdeen West (Minimum of 4 link workers);

Lot 4 — Aberdeen South (Minimum of 4 link workers).

II.1.5)

Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 2 800 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)

Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for maximum number of lots: 4

II.2)

Description

II.2.1)

Title:

Aberdeen North

Lot No: 1

II.2.2)

Additional CPV code(s)
85000000
85300000
85310000
85100000
85140000
75200000
85323000

II.2.3)

Place of performance
NUTS code: UKM50

II.2.4)

Description of the procurement:

It is intended to procure the equivalent of at least 16 full time equivalent (FTE) Link Workers attached to 30 General Practices across the city. It is envisaged to adopt a staged approach to the implementation of the programme and introduce these roles in General Practice gradually across the localities.

On this occasion, the Council has taken the decision that this requirement will be available in the following lots (based on the Aberdeen Health & Social Care Partnership locality areas):

Lot 1 — Aberdeen North (Minimum of 4 link workers up to 5)*;

Lot 2 — Aberdeen Central (Minimum of 4 link workers up to 6)*;

Lot 3 — Aberdeen West (Minimum of 4 link workers);

Lot 4 — Aberdeen South (Minimum of 4 link workers).

II.2.5)

Award criteria
Criteria below
Quality criterion - Name: Quality / Weighting: 80
Price - Weighting: 20

II.2.6)

Estimated value

II.2.7)

Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The Council shall have the sole option of extending the contract for up to a further period of 24 months.

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

II.2)

Description

II.2.1)

Title:

Aberdeen Central

Lot No: 2

II.2.2)

Additional CPV code(s)
85000000
85300000
85310000
85100000
85140000
75200000
85323000

II.2.3)

Place of performance
NUTS code: UKM50

II.2.4)

Description of the procurement:

It is intended to procure the equivalent of 20 at least 16 full time equivalent (FTE) Link Workers attached to 30 General Practices across the city. It is envisaged to adopt a staged approach to the implementation of the programme and introduce these roles in General Practice gradually across the localities.

On this occasion, the Council has taken the decision that this requirement will be available in the following lots (based on the Aberdeen Health & Social Care Partnership locality areas):

Lot 1 — Aberdeen North (Minimum of 4 link workers up to 5)*;

Lot 2 — Aberdeen Central (Minimum of 4 link workers up to 6)*;

Lot 3 — Aberdeen West (Minimum of 4 link workers);

Lot 4 — Aberdeen South (Minimum of 4 link workers).

II.2.5)

Award criteria
Criteria below
Quality criterion - Name: Quality / Weighting: 80
Price - Weighting: 20

II.2.6)

Estimated value

II.2.7)

Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The Council will have the sole option to extend by up to a further period of 24 months.

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

II.2)

Description

II.2.1)

Title:

Aberdeen West

Lot No: 3

II.2.2)

Additional CPV code(s)
85000000
85300000
85310000
85100000
85140000
75200000
85323000

II.2.3)

Place of performance
NUTS code: UKM50

II.2.4)

Description of the procurement:

It is intended to procure the equivalent of 20 at least 16 full time equivalent (FTE) Link Workers attached to 30 General Practices across the city. It is envisaged to adopt a staged approach to the implementation of the programme and introduce these roles in General Practice gradually across the localities.

On this occasion, the Council has taken the decision that this requirement will be available in the following lots (based on the Aberdeen Health & Social Care Partnership locality areas):

Lot 1 — Aberdeen North (Minimum of 4 link workers up to 5)*;

Lot 2 — Aberdeen Central (Minimum of 4 link workers up to 6)*;

Lot 3 — Aberdeen West (Minimum of 4 link workers);

Lot 4 — Aberdeen South (Minimum of 4 link workers).

II.2.5)

Award criteria
Criteria below
Quality criterion - Name: Quality / Weighting: 80
Price - Weighting: 20

II.2.6)

Estimated value

II.2.7)

Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The Council will have the sole option of extending up to a further period of 24 months.

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

II.2)

Description

II.2.1)

Title:

Aberdeen South

Lot No: 4

II.2.2)

Additional CPV code(s)
85000000
85300000
85310000
85100000
85140000
75200000
85323000

II.2.3)

Place of performance
NUTS code: UKM50

II.2.4)

Description of the procurement:

It is intended to procure the equivalent of 20 at least 16 full time equivalent (FTE) Link Workers attached to 30 General Practices across the city. It is envisaged to adopt a staged approach to the implementation of the programme and introduce these roles in General Practice gradually across the localities.

On this occasion, the Council has taken the decision that this requirement will be available in the following lots (based on the Aberdeen Health & Social Care Partnership locality areas):

Lot 1 — Aberdeen North (Minimum of 4 link workers up to 5)*;

Lot 2 — Aberdeen Central (Minimum of 4 link workers up to 6)*;

Lot 3 — Aberdeen West (Minimum of 4 link workers);

Lot 4 — Aberdeen South (Minimum of 4 link workers).

II.2.5)

Award criteria
Criteria below
Quality criterion - Name: Quality / Weighting: 80
Price - Weighting: 20

II.2.6)

Estimated value

II.2.7)

Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The Council will have the sole option of extending for up to a further 24 month period.

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
List and brief description of conditions:

Question 4A.2.

Where it is required, within a bidder's country of establishment they must confirm which authorisation or memberships of the relevant organisation(s) are required in order to perform this service.

Bidders must confirm if they hold the particular authorisation or memberships.

III.1.2)

Economic and financial standing
List and brief description of selection criteria:

Question 4B.4.

The bidder confirms the name, value and/or range of the financial ratios specified in the relevant Contract Notice.

Question 4B.5.

It is a requirement of this contract that bidders hold, or can commit to obtain prior to the commence of any subsequently awarded contract, the types and levels of insurance indicated.

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:

Bidders will be required to state the values for the following ratio(s):

Current Ratio (current assets / current liabilities: 1 This indicates the availability of working capital.

Quick Ratio (available cash / current liabilities: 1 This indicates liquidity level.

Gearing (loans x 100 / shares and reserves, as %) This indicates extent to which the business is funded by debt.

ROCE (Return on Capital Employed) (Profit before interest and tax X 100 / Capital, expressed as a %) This indicates profitability.

Employer's (Compulsory) Liability Insurance = 10 000 000 GBP.

Public Liability Insurance = 5 000 000 GBP.

http://www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/hse40.pdf

III.1.3)

Technical and professional ability
List and brief description of selection criteria:

Question 4C.1.2.

Bidders will be required to provide examples that demonstrate that they have the relevant experience to deliver the services/supplies as described in part II.2.4 of the OJEU Contract Notice or the relevant section of the Site Notice.

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: yes

IV.2)

Administrative information

IV.2.1)

Previous publication concerning this procedure
Notice number in the OJ S: 2017/S 187-383072

IV.2.2)

Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 13/11/2017
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: 13/11/2017
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
Electronic invoicing will be accepted
Electronic payment will be used

VI.3)

Additional information:

Note: to register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Public Contracts Scotland Web Site at http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=515079

The buyer has indicated that it will accept electronic responses to this notice via the Postbox facility. A user guide is available at http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/sitehelp/help_guides.aspx

Suppliers are advised to allow adequate time for uploading documents and to dispatch the electronic response well in advance of the closing time to avoid any last minute problems.

(SC Ref:515079)

Download the ESPD document here: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/ESPD/ESPD_Download.aspx?id=515079

VI.4)

Procedures for review

VI.4.1)

Review body
Aberdeen City Council
Woodhill House, Westburn Road
Aberdeen
AB16 5GB
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1467530600

Internet address:http://www.aberdeencity.gov.uk

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:
12/10/2017