Care Quality Commission Experts by Experience Requirement

Care Quality Commission Experts by Experience Requirement

Experts by Experience are people who have experience of using (or caring for someone who uses) health and/or social care services.

United Kingdom-London: Health and social work services

2018/S 117-266173

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Care Quality Commission
151 Buckingham Palace Road
London
SW1W 9SZ
United Kingdom
Contact person: Commercial and Contracts Team
E-mail: commercialcontracts@cqc.org.uk
NUTS code: UK
Internet address(es):Main address: http://www.cqc.org.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.cqc.org.uk

I.2)Information about joint procurement

I.3)Communication

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

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.5)Main activity

Other activity: Regulatory Body

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Care Quality Commision (“CQC”) — Experts by Experience

Reference number: CQC PSO 123

II.1.2)Main CPV code

85000000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

The Care Quality Commission (“CQC”) is seeking to re-procure its future “Experts by Experience” service requirement. Experts by Experience (ExE) are people who have experience of using (or caring for someone who uses) health and/or social care services. They take part in CQC’s inspections of health and social care services and our visits to monitor the application of the Mental Health Act in health and social care settings. ExE will also help us in other ways, including gathering intelligence from the public about services in local areas to inform our regulatory practise as well as taking part in CQC consultations and delivering CQC staff training. To aid CQC in developing its ways of working, the day-to-day activities of ExE will be managed by an external organisation on CQC’s behalf, which will involve the co-ordination and arrangements of activities.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 9 500 000.00 EUR

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: UK
NUTS code: UKC
NUTS code: UKD
NUTS code: UKE
NUTS code: UKF
NUTS code: UKG
NUTS code: UKH
NUTS code: UKI
NUTS code: UKK
NUTS code: UKJ

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The Care Quality Commission (“CQC”) is seeking to re-procure its future “Experts by Experience” service requirement. Experts by Experience (ExE) are people who have experience of using (or caring for someone who uses) health and/or social care services. They take part in CQC’s inspections of health and social care services and our visits to monitor the application of the Mental Health Act in health and social care settings. ExE will also help us in other ways, including gathering intelligence from the public about services in local areas to inform our regulatory practise as well as taking part in CQC consultations and delivering CQC staff training.

To aid CQC in developing its ways of working, the day-to-day activities of ExE will be managed by an external organisation on CQC’s behalf, which will involve the co-ordination and arrangements of activities.

CQC is seeking to utilise the Competitive Procedure with Negotiation (as defined in Regulation 29 of the Public Contract Regulations 20150 and also employing the provisions of the Light Touch Regime (LTR) as detailed in Regulations 74 to 76 of the Public Contract Regulations 2015.

In accordance with Regulation 29 (15) Public Contract Regulations 2015, CQC reserves the right to award the contract on the basis of the initial tender submissions and without negotiation subject to the provisions detailed within the Invitation to Tender (ITT) documentation. Tenderers should therefore not rely on the possibility of further negotiation following the submission of initial tender responses, and are therefore requested to ensure full and complete tender responses are submitted.

In the event that award based on initial tender evaluation is not possible, the top three scoring Tenderers will be invited to participate in negotiation in accordance with Regulation 29. A final tender will be required to be submitted after negotiation and evaluated in accordance with the award criteria.

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: 9 500 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Potential extension for up to 24 months (2 x 12 months)

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

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
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

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 procedure with negotiation
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.1.5)Information about negotiation

The contracting authority reserves the right to award the contract on the basis of the initial tenders without conducting negotiations
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: yes
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: 23/07/2018
Local time: 12:00

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

Date: 06/08/2018

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:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Care Quality Commission
151 Buckingham Palace Raod
London
SW1W 9SZ
United Kingdom
E-mail: commercialcontracts@cqc.org.ukInternet address: http://www.cqc.org.uk
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

20/06/2018

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