United Kingdom - Stoke-on-Trent: 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: 
Thursday, December 7, 2017
Tender ID: 
2017/S 235-488040

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)

Name and addresses
Stoke-on-Trent City Council
Civic Centre, Glebe Street
Stoke-on-Trent
ST4 1HH
United Kingdom
Contact person: Mrs Kirsty Fairbanks
Telephone: +44 1782231187
E-mail: kirsty.fairbanks@stoke.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKG23

Internet address(es):

Main address: https://www.stoke.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: https://www.stoke.gov.uk

I.2)

Joint procurement

I.3)

Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://procontract.due-north.com/
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://procontract.due-north.com/

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:

PHASC/2017/21 - Stop Smoking Service.

Reference number: DN311853

II.1.2)

Main CPV code
85323000

II.1.3)

Type of contract
Services

II.1.4)

Short description:

The purpose of the tender is to accredit appropriately qualified providers to deliver high-quality stop smoking services. This specification is only concerned with the general stop smoking contract which will be split into 4 lots:

1) General Practice: To deliver stop smoking clinics within GP settings

2). Pharmacy: To deliver stop smoking clinics within pharmacy settings

3) Community: To deliver stop smoking clinics within community settings, including workplaces, schools colleges, home visits eg for housebound Service Users and specialized support for Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) communities

4) General and Mental Health Hospitals: o work within local hospitals providing support for in-patients and ensuring a fast track referral pathway is in place on discharge.

Applicants can bid for each lot i.e. a maximum of 4 lots, note there will only be one stop smoking service specification that providers will need to work to.

II.1.5)

Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 2 283 360.00 GBP

II.1.6)

Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for one lot only
The contracting authority reserves the right to award contracts combining the following lots or groups of lots:

Lot 4 will only be awarded to a provider successful in Lots 1 or 2.

II.2)

Description

II.2.1)

Title:

General Practice.

Lot No: 1

II.2.2)

Additional CPV code(s)
85100000

II.2.3)

Place of performance
NUTS code: UKG23

II.2.4)

Description of the procurement:

Stoke on Trent City Council is looking to accredit up to 3 providers to deliver stop smoking clinics within GP settings. Applications can range from individual organizations to consortiums or federations but must be able to work with multiple city-wide practices to deliver 4-week quitters.

The model of service must ensure Service Users have access to high-quality behavioral support and pharmacotherapy to support their quit attempt. The arrangements can be through subcontracting, hosting, or another arrangement as agreed with the commissioner.

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: 60
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

II.2)

Description

II.2.1)

Title:

Pharmacy.

Lot No: 2

II.2.2)

Additional CPV code(s)
85100000
85149000

II.2.3)

Place of performance
NUTS code: UKG23

II.2.4)

Description of the procurement:

Stoke on Trent City Council is looking to accredit up to 3 providers to deliver stop smoking clinics within Pharmacy settings. Applications can range from individual organizations to consortiums or federations but they must be able to work with multiple city-wide pharmacies and where smoking prevalence is high to generate the 4-week quitters.

The model of service must ensure Service Users have access to high-quality behavioral support and pharmacotherapy to support their quit attempt. The arrangements can be through subcontracting, hosting, or another agreement as agreed with the commissioner.

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: 60
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

II.2)

Description

II.2.1)

Title:

Community.

Lot No: 3

II.2.2)

Additional CPV code(s)
85100000

II.2.3)

Place of performance
NUTS code: UKG23

II.2.4)

Description of the procurement:

Stoke on Trent City Council is looking to accredit up to 2 providers to deliver stop smoking clinics within community settings.

Providers should be able to deliver clinics across a range of venues, as a minimum this should include:

— Workplaces

— Schools

— Colleges

— Home visits, for example for Service Users who are ‘housebound’.

— Specialised support for BME communities.

Providers may also want to deliver clinics in community venues, applicants can choose which venues but it is expected that there will be good coverage across the City with a focus on areas of high smoking prevalence.

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: 60
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

II.2)

Description

II.2.1)

Title:

Hospitals.

Lot No: 4

II.2.2)

Additional CPV code(s)
85100000

II.2.3)

Place of performance
NUTS code: UKG23

II.2.4)

Description of the procurement:

Stoke on Trent City Council is also looking for a provider to work within local hospitals eg Harplands, University Hospital of North Midlands (Royal Stoke site) providing support for in-patients and ensuring a fast track referral pathway is in place on discharge.

Due to the need to have continuity of care when patients are discharged, this element will only be awarded to a provider who has been successfully awarded lot 1 or 2.

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: 60
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

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)

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: 31/01/2018
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: 6 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7)

Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 31/01/2018
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:

VI.4)

Procedures for review

VI.4.1)

Review body
Stoke-on-Trent City Council
Stoke
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:
05/12/2017