Arts Service for Health and Social Care

Arts Service for Health and Social Care

Provide an Arts Service in each of the 5 Health and Social Care Trusts, to children and adults.

United Kingdom-Belfast: Health and social work services

2016/S 020-031590

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Procurement and Logistics Service
77 Boucher Crescent
Contact point(s): Contact buyer through the secure messaging system on etendersni.gov.uk
BT12 6HU Belfast
UNITED KINGDOM

Internet address(es):

Address of the buyer profile: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps

Electronic access to information: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps

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

Regional or local authority

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

Regional Health and Social Care Board
12-22 Linenhall Street
BT2 8BS Belfast
UNITED KINGDOM

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description

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

Arts Service for Health and Social Care (235125).

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
NUTS code

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)

The HSC Business Service Organisation (BSO) Procurement and Logistics Service (PALS) invites you to respond to this call for tender (cft). If you wish to communicate with the buyer please do so by using the secure clarifications tab within the cft. The objectives of this procurement are to contract a service that will be accessible to everyone within the Health and Social Care environment to enhance their health and well being, in particular the service will: (i) Provide an Arts Service in each of the 5 Health and Social Care Trusts, to children and adults, in a range of health and social care settings; (ii) Through the delivery of effective and innovative art activities, encourage the achievement of positive experiences and outcomes for those involved, e.g. service users, carers, staff and on occasions members of the public; and (iii) Provide a person-centred, high-quality and sustainable Arts Service which delivers demonstrable benefits in self-reported ill health and social well being.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85000000, 98000000

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: yes
Tenders may be submitted for one or more lots

II.1.9)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract

II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

Estimated value excluding VAT: 1 210 000 GBP

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no

II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Number of possible renewals: 2
In the case of renewable supplies or service contracts, estimated timeframe for subsequent contracts:
in months: 12 (from the award of the contract)

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

Duration in months: 36 (from the award of the contract)

Information about lots

Lot No: 1 Lot title: Lot 1: Belfast HSCT Area

1)Short description

See Tender Documentation.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85000000, 98000000

3)Quantity or scope

See Tender Documentation.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 2 Lot title: Lot 2: Northern HSCT Area

1)Short description

See Tender Documentation.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85000000, 98000000

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 3 Lot title: Lot 3: South Eastern HSCT Area

1)Short description

See Tender Documentation.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85000000, 98000000

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 4 Lot title: Lot 4: Southern HSCT Area

1)Short description

See Tender Documentation.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85000000, 98000000

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 5 Lot title: Lot 5: Western HSCT Area

1)Short description

See Tender Documentation.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85000000, 98000000

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

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

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: no
III.2)Conditions for participation

III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Self Declaration with Validation on Award.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: 2 years annual accounts and Cash Flow for 1st year of the Contract.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: Current Ration greater than 1,2;
Cash Flow positive for the duration.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
See Tender Documentation.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
See Tender Documentation.
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts

III.3.1)Information about a particular profession

Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession: no

III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

Legal persons should indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff responsible for the execution of the service: no

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

The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated in the specifications, in the invitation to tender or to negotiate or in the descriptive document

IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction

An electronic auction will be used: no
IV.3)Administrative information

IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:

235125

IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

no

IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document

Time limit for receipt of requests for documents or for accessing documents: 29.2.2016 – 15:00

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

29.2.2016 – 15:00
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

in days: 120 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 29.2.2016

Place:

Ireland.

Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: no

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
VI.4)Procedures for appeal

VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

High Court
UNITED KINGDOM

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:

27.1.2016

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