Alcohol and Drug Services Oldbury

Alcohol and Drug Services Oldbury

The aim of our service is to provide a high quality, accessible and equitable service for adults aged 18 and over who are at risk of or currently experiencing negative impacts as a result of their alcohol and/or drug use.

United Kingdom-Oldbury: Community health services

2017/S 049-089956

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council
Sandwell Council House, Freeth Street
Oldbury
B69 3DE
United Kingdom
Contact person: Richard Arm
E-mail: publichealth_procurement@sandwell.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKG34
Internet address(es):Main address: www.sandwell.gov.uk
I.2)Joint procurement

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at:http://in-tendhost.co.uk/sandwellmbc
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: http://in-tendhost.co.uk/sandwellmbc
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority

I.5)Main activity

Health

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Alcohol and Drug Services.

Reference number: PH0138

II.1.2)Main CPV code

85323000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

The Metropolitan Borough Council of Sandwell is seeking expressions of interest from suitably experienced and competent Providers of Alcohol and Drug Services. The aim of our service is to provide a high quality, accessible and equitable service for adults aged 18 and over who are at risk of or currently experiencing negative impacts as a result of their alcohol and/or drug use. Drug use includes illegal drugs as well as prescription and over the counter medications. The service must be closely integrated with other local services and support networks for children, adults and local communities in order to achieve expected outcomes. The service will also provide an increased focus on prevention, community awareness, self-help and early intervention and will deliver innovative solutions to support this work. It is also expected to provide clinical prescribing interventions for clients of the young person’s substance misuse service aged 18 and under.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 13 423 000.00 GBP

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)

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKG34

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The Metropolitan Borough Council of Sandwell is seeking expressions of interest from suitably experienced and competent Providers of Alcohol and Participants are advised that as the services sought pursuant to this notice are health services and therefore subject to the ‘light touch regime’ as set out in regulations 74-77 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 it is not subject to the full obligations of the Procurement Directive but are nonetheless subject to the general obligations of transparency, equal treatment and non-discrimination. Participants should not infer from any references to the Authority using a process or tender documents which are similar to one of the mandatory procedures that the Authority is following one of those procedures. The Authority is following its own tender process akin to the competitive dialogue procedure, which is designed to allow dialogue with bidders and an iterative development of solutions. Further information can be found in the Standard Selection Questionnaire, Invitation to tender and all supporting information. Drug Services. The aim of our service is to provide a high quality, accessible and equitable service for adults aged 18 and over who are at risk of or currently experiencing negative impacts as a result of their alcohol and/or drug use. Drug use includes illegal drugs as well as prescription and over the counter medications. The service must be closely integrated with other local services and support networks for children, adults and local communities in order to achieve expected outcomes. The service will also provide an increased focus on prevention, community awareness, self-help and early intervention and will deliver innovative solutions to support this work. It is also expected to provide clinical prescribing interventions for clients of the young person’s substance misuse service aged 18 and under.

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

Value excluding VAT: 13 423 000.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Start: 01/02/2018
End: 31/01/2021
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

Maximum number: 4
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates:

Please see Standard Selection Questionnaire.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of options:

3 year contract with the option to extend for a maximum 2 further years.

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:

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met shall be on a similar basis to those in part 5 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 as amended, on the basis of information provided in response to the pre-qualification questionnaire. Economic operators must express interest and submit a completed pre-qualification questionnaire which can be obtained from the contact point set out in 1.1 above.

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

Competitive dialogue
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

Recourse to staged procedure to gradually reduce the number of solutions to be discussed or tenders to be negotiated
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: 07/04/2017
Local time: 15:00

IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

Date: 05/05/2017

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: 12 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

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:

Participants are advised that as the services sought pursuant to this notice are health services and therefore subject to the ‘light touch regime’ as set out in regulations 74-77 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 it is not subject to the full obligations of the Procurement Directive but are nonetheless subject to the general obligations of transparency, equal treatment and non-discrimination. Participants should not infer from any references to the Authority using a process or tender documents which are similar to one of the mandatory procedures that the Authority is following one of those procedures. The Authority is following its own tender process akin to the competitive dialogue procedure, which is designed to allow dialogue with bidders and an iterative development of solutions. Further information can be found in the Standard Selection Questionnaire, Invitation to tender and all supporting information. The Authority reserves the right to award the contract in whole or part, to cancel or amend the tender process, not award the contract in whole or part, and does not bind itself to accept any tender. The Authority reserves the right to makes any changes it sees fit to the content and structure of the procurement competition and shall not be liable in any circumstances for any costs, or expenses incurred by any economic organisation in responding to this notice or in tendering for the contract. The contract is for an initial term of up to 3 years with the option of extension/s of up to 2 years. Potential suppliers should note that in accordance with UK Government’s policies on transparency the Authority may decide to publish the Standard Selection Questionnaire, ITT and other tender documents and text from the contract awarded subject to possible redaction at the discretion of the Authority. To comply with the Public Sector Equality duties the successful contractor will be expected to comply with the Equality and Diversity legislation in executing this contract. As a minimum standard the Authority utilises the Common Standard for Equalities in Public Procurement. If you are not currently subject to UK legislation, documentary evidence of your compliance of equivalent legislation which is designed to eliminate discrimination and to promote equality of opportunity in the Country where you are registered will be required. Under this procurement, the contractor will be required to support the Public Services (Social Value) Act 2012. The contract mainly reflects services currently being provided by existing organisations, and therefore the EC Acquired Rights Directive 2001/23/EC as amended and/or the Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations 2006 (TUPE) may apply to this contract. TUPE information will be made available to those organisations invited to tender (second stage) who complete and return a signed Data Processing and Confidentiality Agreement, we request these are submitted with the Standard Selection Questionnaire. This opportunity will not be split up into multiple lots to maximise synergies for greater integration, develop an enhanced service model with improved care pathways and greater efficiency. To tender for this provision, please visit https://in-tendhost.co.uk/sandwellmbc to access the Sandwell MBC In-tend Supplier Portal; from the homepage click ‘Register’ to complete the registration process. In the Business Classifications tab choose 151510 Healthcare — Public Health. Once logged in, click on ‘Tenders’ from the top menu bar to list all the current opportunities. Once you have found the provision of Alcohol and Drug Services opportunity click on ‘View Details’. You will then have access to the ‘Express Interest’ button at the bottom of the screen which will provide you with immediate access to the procurement documents and related documents. If you require any further help in respect of the Supplier Portal please contact the In-tend Support Team on 0844272 8810.

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Service Insight Team, Sandwell MBC
Council house, Freeth Street
Oldbury
B693DF
United Kingdom

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

As Above
Oldbury
United Kingdom
VI.4.3)Review procedure

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

As Above
Oldbury
United Kingdom

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

08/03/2017

 

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