Access to Psychological Therapies Leicester

Access to Psychological Therapies Leicester

NHS Arden and Greater East Midlands Commissioning Support Unit on behalf of Leicester City Clinical Commissioning Group are seeking suitably qualified and experienced providers to deliver the Open Mind (Improving Access to Psychological Therapies and Primary Care Mental Health Facilitators Services) in Leicester City.

United Kingdom-Leicester: Health and social work services

2015/S 118-214901

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

NHS Arden and GEM CSU
St John’s House, 30 East Street
For the attention of: Ms Camilla Ball
LE1 6NB Leicester
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1162954123
E-mail: llrprocurement@gemcsu.nhs.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: https://www.leicestercityccg.nhs.uk/

Electronic access to information: https://gemcsu.bravosolution.co.uk/web/login.html

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: https://gemcsu.bravosolution.co.uk/web/login.html

Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: The above mentioned contact point(s)

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.3)Main activity

Health

I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities

The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: yes

Leicester City Clinical Commissioning Group

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description

II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:

Open Mind (Improving Access to Psychological Therapies and Primary Care Mental Health Facilitators Services).

II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Services
Service category No 25: Health and social services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Leicester City.

NUTS code UKF2

II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)

The notice involves a public contract
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement

II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)

NHS Arden and Greater East Midlands Commissioning Support Unit (AGEM CSU) on behalf of Leicester City Clinical Commissioning Group (LC CCG) are seeking suitably qualified and experienced providers to deliver the Open Mind (Improving Access to Psychological Therapies and Primary Care Mental Health Facilitators Services) in Leicester City.
The Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT) programme aims to increase the availability of National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) recommended psychological treatments for depression and anxiety disorders within NHS commissioned services in England. IAPT offers a realistic and routine first-line treatment, combined where appropriate with medication. Delivery of IAPT is fundamental to the successful implementation of the national mental health strategy, No health without mental health. This strategy, aims to:
— Improve the mental health and wellbeing of the population and keep people well.
— Improve outcomes for people with mental health problems through high-quality services that are equally accessible to all.
In addition, The Primary Care Mental Health Facilitator service supports implementation and success of the national mental health strategy, No health without mental health, which aims to:
— Improve the mental health and wellbeing of the population and keep people well
— Improve outcomes for people with mental health problems through high-quality services that are equally accessible to all.
It is the intention of LC CCG to enter into 1 contract for this service. However, consortium / partnership proposals for the 5 + 2 year contract would be welcomed and considered.
The Invitation to Tender (ITT) documentation will be available from 15.6.2015 and should be completed and all bids submitted by the closing date of 17:00 on 10.8.2015.
All submissions will be evaluated using the scoring criteria which is contained within the ITT -Document 1.
Clarifications may be asked during the procurement process, the deadline for clarification questions is 17:00 on 3.8.2015.
All correspondence relating to this procurement throughout all stages of the process must be managed through the Arden & Greater East Midlands Commissioning Support Unit (AGEM CSU) eTendering Procurement Portal bravosolutions only.

Providers wishing to submit an ITT to deliver this service can do so by logging onto AGEM CSUs procurement portal (Bravo) as soon as possible at:https://gemcsu.bravosolution.co.uk/web/login.html

To register on the portal:
— From the portal Home Page, click the ‘Click Here to Register’ link;
— Accept the terms and conditions for using the portal;
— Complete your organisation and personal details;
— Choose a memorable username and submit;
— You will shortly be sent an email with your unique password, please treat this securely (if you lose it there is a ‘Forgot my Password’ link on the portal homepage);
To Access the portal:
— Login with your unique username and password;
— From the suppliers reserved area click ‘ITTs Open to All Suppliers’ — this is a repository of all ITT’s open to any registered supplier;
— Browse the ITTs (there may be more than one page) and select ‘Open Mind (Improving Access to Psychological Therapies and Primary Care Mental Health Facilitators Services) — Leicester City CCG’ by clicking on it;
— Note the Details buttons on the left for Navigation and the Actions below;
— Click the ‘Express Interest’ action — this will move the ITT from the ITTs Open to All Suppliers area to your ‘My ITTs’ area — this is a reserved area for ITTs that you have either been invited to or expressed interest in.
The services to which this notice relates fall within Part B of Schedule 3, Part 10 of the Public Services Contracts Regulations 2006 (as amended) (‘the Regulations’). Neither the publication of this notice nor the employment of any particular terminology nor any other indication shall be taken to mean that the contracting authorities intend to hold themselves bound by any of the Regulations save those applicable to the procurement of Part B services.

1. https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/213761/dh_124058.pdf

Contracts Finder notice: https://www.contractsfinder.service.gov.uk/Notice/aefdef02-70fb-410d-9142-0708fb25ce9b

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85000000

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no

II.1.8)Lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.1.9)Information about variants
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
II.2.2)Information about options
II.2.3)Information about renewals

II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Starting 1.4.2016.

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
III.1.4)Other particular conditions
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
III.2.3)Technical capacity
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Open
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue
IV.2)Award criteria
IV.2.1)Award criteria
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
IV.3)Administrative information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document

IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

10.8.2015 – 17:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up

English.
IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

VI.2)Information about European Union funds

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

VI.3)Additional information

The Contracting Authority intends to use an eTendering system in this procurement exercise and reserves the right to use a reverse auction.
The services to which this notice relates fall within Part B of Schedule 3, Part 10 of the Public Services Contracts Regulations 2006 (as amended) (‘the Regulations’).
Neither the publication of this notice nor the employment of any particular terminology nor any other indication shall be taken to mean that the contracting authorities intend to hold themselves bound by any of the Regulations save those applicable to the procurement of Part B services. These opportunities may be divided into lots. Please see published documentation for further detail.
Suppliers Instructions How to Express Interest in this Tender:

1. Register your company on the eSourcing portal (this is only required once) — Browse to the eSourcing Portal: https://gemcsu.bravosolution.co.ukand click the link to register— Accept the terms and conditions and click ‘continue’ — Enter your correct business and user details — Note the user-name you chose and click ‘Save’ when complete — You will shortly receive an e-mail with your unique password (please keep this secure);

2. Express an Interest in the tender — Login to the portal with the user-name/password — Click the ‘PQQs / ITTs Open to All Suppliers’ link. (These are Pre-Qualification Questionnaires or Invitations to Tender open to any registered supplier) — Click on the relevant PQQ/ ITT to access the content. — Click the ‘Express Interest’ button at the top of the page. — This will move the PQQ /ITT into your ‘My PQQs/ My ITTs’ page. (This is a secure area reserved for your projects only) — You can now access any attachments by clicking ‘Buyer Attachments’ in the ‘PQQ/ ITT Details’ box;
3. Responding to the tender — Click ‘My Response’ under ‘PQQ/ ITT Details’, you can choose to ‘Create Response’ or to ‘Decline to Respond’ (please give a reason if declining) — You can now use the ‘Messages’ function to communicate with the buyer and seek any clarification — Note the deadline for completion, then follow the on-screen instructions to complete the PQQ/ ITT — There may be a mixture of on-line and off-line actions for you to perform (there is detailed on-line help available) You must then submit your reply using the ‘Submit Response’ button at the top of the page. If you require any further assistance please consult the on-line help, or contact the eTendering helpdesk.

VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

15.6.2015

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