AQP Procurement Domiciliary Care Services in Essex
Provision of Domiciliary Care Services to Mid Essex CCG. The contract duration will be for a period of 2 years.
United Kingdom-Chelmsford: Health and social work services
Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name and addresses
Wren House, Hedgerows Business Park, Colchester Road, Essex
Contact person: Emma Dearden
NUTS code: UKH3
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Section II: Object
Any Qualified Provider Procurement for the Provision of Domiciliary Care Services in Essex.
II.1.2)Main CPV code
II.1.3)Type of contract
NHS Mid Essex Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is inviting providers of Domiciliary Care Services across the Essex footprint to apply for the Provision of Domiciliary Care Services in Essex. NHS Mid Essex CCG is running an Any Qualified Provider process, whereby any Provider who passes the financial and quality standards will be awarded a place on the AQP.
It is anticipated that delivery of the services will begin in October 2017. Any contract that is competed for will cover the provision of Domiciliary Care Services to Mid Essex CCG. The contract duration will be for a period of 2 years with the option to extend for a further 12 months.
II.1.5)Estimated total value
II.1.6)Information about lots
II.2.3)Place of performance
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:
It is possible that in future the programme of work will cover the 7 Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs), these Commissioning Authorities are:
— North East Essex Clinical Commissioning Group;
— Mid Essex Clinical Commissioning Group;
— West Essex Clinical Commissioning Group;
— Basildon & Brentwood Clinical Commissioning Group;
— Thurrock Clinical Commissioning Group;
— Southend Clinical Commissioning Group; and
— Castle Point and Rochford Clinical Commissioning Group.
The overall project aims of the Domiciliary Care Services are to:
— Increase the quality of life for service users;
— Assure quality of services and patient satisfaction;
— Evidence best value for publicly funded services;
— Establish common and robust;
— Facilitate equitable choices for service users.
The procurement will be an AQP open to all Providers currently in the Domiciliary Care Services market or considering a move into the market within the geographic area. It is anticipated that delivery of the services will begin in October 2017. Any contract that is competed for will cover the provision of Domiciliary Care Services to Mid Essex CCG. All Providers meeting the minimum quality standards and pricing thresholds will be awarded a place on the AQP. The contract duration will be for a period of 2 years with the option to extend for a further 12 months.
To register interest in applying, please go to https://attain.bravosolution.co.uk
Click on ‘Register here’ and follow the on screen instructions.
Please note that expressions of interest will not be accepted by any means other than through the Bravo e-tendering system.
The closing date for submitting registering attendance is 17:00 noon on 25.8.2017
The Services to which this Procurement relates fall within Schedule 3 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (the ‘Regulations’). As such, the procurement of the Services is being run as a bespoke, single stage application process akin to the Open procedure, involving a number of stages which are outlined within the suite of procurement documents. The Contracting Authority does not intend to hold itself bound by any of the Regulations, save those applicable to Schedule 3 Services.
This advert is intended only to elicit information. Responders to this advert should note that no concessions, contracts or other arrangements will be awarded pursuant to this advert. Responding, or not responding, to this advert will neither increase nor decrease any provider’s chances of being awarded a contract from any subsequent Invitation to Tender process. The CCG shall not be responsible for any costs or expenses incurred by respondents to this AQP in preparing and / or submitting such responses.
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.2.13)Information about European Union funds
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
Full details can be found in the procurement documentation.
III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
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.2.4)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
Electronic online portal.
Section VI: Complementary information
VI.1)Information about recurrence
Wren House, Colchester Rd
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: