Business Analysis Services for Care Quality Commission

Business Analysis Services for Care Quality Commission

The CQC are seeking to award a contract for the provision of inspection analysis services to support inspections of independent service providers of acute, mental health, community and substance misuse services in England.

United Kingdom-London: Analysis services

2015/S 085-153028

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Care Quality Commission
Finsbury Tower, 103 to 105 Bunhill Row
Contact point(s): Commercial Team
EC1Y 8TG London
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1912333589
E-mail: procurement@cqc.org.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://www.cqc.org.uk/

Electronic access to information: www.delta-esourcing.com

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: www.delta-esourcing.com

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: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description

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

Inspection Analysis Services.

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

Services
Service category No 27: Other services

NUTS code UK

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)

Analysis services. Technical analysis or consultancy services. Business analysis consultancy services. Data analysis services. The Care Quality Commission (CQC) is the independent regulator of health and social care in England. We make sure that health and social care services provide people with safe, effective, compassionate, and high-quality care and we encourage services to improve.
We do this by monitoring, inspecting and regulating services to make sure they meet fundamental standards of quality and safety and we publish what we find, including performance ratings to help people choose care. CQC’s inspection programme makes use of evidence and data from a wide range of sources, including what stakeholders and people using services tell us about it, objective measures of performance and what we find on inspection. This evidence informs our overall judgments and ratings of services.
The CQC are seeking to award a contract for the provision of inspection analysis services to support inspections of independent service providers of acute, mental health, community and substance misuse services in England, and for flexible analytical support services to provide analytical support for inspections of NHS Trusts.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

71620000, 71621000, 72221000, 72316000

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

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes

II.1.8)Lots

This contract is divided into lots: no

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:

CQC are seeking to award a contract for the provision of inspection analysis support to inspections of independent service providers of acute, mental health, community and substance misuse services in England, and for flexible analytical support services to provide analytical support for inspections of NHS Trusts. CQC are looking to award a 2 year contract covering the provision of all services required.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 1 300 000 and 1 600 000 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options
II.2.3)Information about renewals

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

Duration in months: 24 (from the award of the contract)

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract

III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:

As set out in the Invitation to Tender Documents.

III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

As set out in the Invitation to Tender Documents.

III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

Bids from consortia or other groupings of contractors will be considered. Such consortia or groupings must nominate a lead member who will deal with CQC on all matters relating to this procurement exercise.

III.1.4)Other particular conditions

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: yes
Description of particular conditions: As set out in the Invitation to Tender Documents.
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: Participants are required to follow the tendering protocols as set out in the Invitation to Tender Documents. These can be accessed through the CQC eSourcing Portal at http://www.delta-esourcing.com Responses to the Tender must be received by the date and time set out at IV.3.4. The full evaluation weightings and methodology are set out in the Invitation to Tender Document. The Participant is required to download the Invitation to Tender Documents and all other documentation supplied by the Authority from the following website http://www.delta-esourcing.com. To be able to access these documents the participant will firstly need to register company details and enter the following Tender Access Code (TAC) 424U64P95N at the bottom of the registration page, thereafter you will be issued with a username and password.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Details are provided in the Invitation to Tender available fromhttp://www.delta-esourcing.com

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: Any minimum standards will be set out in the Invitation to Tender available from http://www.delta-esourcing.com

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:

Details are provided in the Invitation to Tender available from http://www.delta-esourcing.com

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:

Any minimum standards will be set out in the Invitation to Tender available from http://www.delta-esourcing.com

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

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:

CQC PSO 012

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

Prior information notice

Notice number in the OJEU: 2015/S 34-058135 of 18.2.2015

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: 25.5.2015

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

25.5.2015 – 12:00
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: 90 (from the date stated for receipt of 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 considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SMEs). However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement, and the contract will be awarded on the basis of the most economically advantageous tender.
For more information about this opportunity, please visit the Delta eSourcing portal at:

https://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-London:-Analysis-services./424U64P95N

To respond to this opportunity, please click here:

https://www.delta-esourcing.com/respond/424U64P95N

GO Reference: GO-2015428-PRO-6556298.

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:

28.4.2015

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