Child Health Information Service for NHS England West and North Midlands

Child Health Information Service for NHS England West and North Midlands

NHS Arden and Greater East Midlands CSU on behalf of NHS England West and North Midlands is inviting tenders from suitably qualified and experienced providers to deliver the service provision Child Health Information Service.

United Kingdom-Derby: Health and social work services

2015/S 145-267868

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

NHS Arden and GEM Commissiong Support Unit
Cardinal Square, 10 Nottingham Road
For the attention of: Kahlon Surinder
DE1 3QT Derby
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 332888009
E-mail: surinder.kahlon@gemcsu.nhs.uk

Internet address(es):

Electronic access to information: https://ardengemcsu.bravosolution.co.uk/web/login.html (Bravo project_262 & ITT_270)
Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: https://ardengemcsu.bravosolution.co.uk/web/login.html (Bravo project_262 & ITT_270)

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

National or federal agency/office

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:

Child Health Information Service (CHIS) for NHS England West and North Midlands.

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
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: West Midlands.

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)

NHS Arden and Greater East Midlands CSU (NHS Arden and GEMCSU) on behalf of NHS England West and North Midlands (the Commissioner) is inviting tenders from suitably qualified and experienced providers to deliver the service provision Child Health Information Service (CHIS).
NHS England — West and North Midlands is responsible for commissioning Section 7a Public Health Services for the 5 700 000 people registered in Arden (Coventry, Warwickshire), Birmingham, Black Country (Dudley, Sandwell, Walsall and Wolverhampton), Herefordshire, Shropshire, Staffordshire and Worcestershire. The scope of this tender is to procure a single provider for Child Health Information Services for this population.
Anticipated time line milestones are:
1. Contract award — End October 2015,
2. Service commencement date — 1.4.2016.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85000000, 48814000

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:

NHS Arden and Greater East Midlands CSU (NHS Arden and GEMCSU) on behalf of NHS England West ad North Midlands (the Commissioner) is inviting tenders from suitably qualified and experienced providers to deliver the service provision Child Health Information Service (CHIS).
NHS England — West and North Midlands is responsible for commissioning Section 7a Public Health Services for the 5 700 000 people registered in Arden (Coventry, Warwickshire), Birmingham, Black Country (Dudley, Sandwell, Walsall and Wolverhampton), Herefordshire, Shropshire, Staffordshire and Worcestershire. The scope of this tender is to procure a single provider for Child Health Information Services for this population.
Anticipated time line milestones are:
1. Contract award — End October 2015,
2. Service commencement date — 1.4.2016.
The aim of the CHIS is to ensure that each child in has an active care record, supporting delivery of, as a minimum, screening, immunisation and the Healthy Child Programme services. The primary purpose of the CHIS is to manage data and statistical information which supports the provision of public health services to children and young people aged 0-19 including:
Health Visiting, School Nursing/5-19 Healthy Child Programme Services, Looked After Children (LAC), Immunisation Teams and Primary Care. This includes recording notifications of new births and babies moving into the area, requesting records, updating the child health information system with movements in and out, managing school health records and public health intelligence support and record transfers. The CHIS plays a critical role in the local delivery of the national antenatal and newborn screening and immunisation programmes and in the collection, reporting and distribution of other child health data and information in a timely and efficient manner.
Estimated value excluding VAT: 25 000 000 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options
II.2.3)Information about renewals

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

Starting 1.4.2016. Completion 31.3.2021

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract

III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:

As detailed in the ITT documentation.

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

As detailed in the ITT documentation.

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

As detailed in the ITT documentation.
III.1.4)Other particular conditions
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: As detailed in the ITT documentation.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: As detailed in the ITT documentation.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: As detailed in the ITT documentation.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
As detailed in the ITT documentation.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
As detailed in the ITT documentation.
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:

ITT_270 Project _262

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

Prior information notice

Notice number in the OJEU: 2015/S 94-170021 of 16.5.2015

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: 1.9.2015 – 10:00
Payable documents: no

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

15.9.2015 – 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
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
VI.2)Information about European Union funds

VI.3)Additional information

The Contracting Authority intends to use an e-tendering system in this procurement exercise and reserves the right to use a reverse auction. [DN delete if electronic auction not being used].
The services to which this notice relates fall within Part B of Schedule 3, Part 10 of the Public Services Contracts Regulations 2006 (as Amended) (‘the Regulations’).
Neither the publication of this notice nor the employment of any particular terminology nor any other indication shall be taken to mean that the contracting authorities intend to hold themselves bound by any of the Regulations save those applicable to the procurement of Part B services. These opportunities may be divided into lots. Please see published documentation for further detail.
Suppliers Instructions:
How to express interest in this tender:
1. Register your company on the e-Sourcing portal. (This is only required once),

— Browse to the e-Sourcing Portal: https://gemcsu.bravosolution.co.uk and click the link to register,

— Accept the terms and conditions and click ‘continue’,
— Enter your correct business and user details,
—Note the user-name you chose and click ‘Save’ when complete,
— You will shortly receive an e-mail with your unique password (please keep this secure).
2. Express an interest in the tender:
— Login to the portal with the user-name/password,
— Click the ‘PQQs / ITTs Open To All Suppliers’ link. (These are pre-qualification questionnaires or invitations to tender open to any registered supplier),
— Click on the relevant PQQ/ ITT to access the content,
— Click the ‘Express Interest’ button at the top of the page,
— This will move the PQQ /ITT into your ‘My PQQs/ My ITTs’ page. (This is a secure area reserved for your projects only),
— You can now access any attachments by clicking ‘Buyer Attachments’ in the ‘PQQ/ ITT Details’ box 3.
Responding to the tender:
— Click ‘My Response’ under ‘PQQ/ ITT Details’, you can choose to ‘Create Response’ or to ‘Decline to Respond’. (Please give a reason if declining),
— You can now use the ‘Messages’ function to communicate with the buyer and seek any clarification,
— Note the deadline for completion, then follow the on-screen instructions to complete the PQQ/ ITT,
— There may be a mixture of on-line and off-line actions for you to perform. (There is detailed on-line help available),
— You must then submit your reply using the ‘Submit Response’ button at the top of the page.
If you require any further assistance please consult the online help or contact the e-tendering help desk.

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:

24.7.2015

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