Chronic Fatigue Service Yorkshire

Chronic Fatigue Service Yorkshire

To provide an equitable specialist CFS/ME service across North Yorkshire covering the following CCG catchment areas: (Vale of York CCG, Scarborough and Ryedale CCG, Hambleton, Richmonshire and Whitby CCG but excludes Harrogate and Rural District CCG.

United Kingdom-Scarborough: Health services

2014/S 131-234424

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

NHS Scarborough and Ryedale Clinical Commissioning Group
Scarborough Town Hall – York House, St Nicholas Street
Contact point(s): All tenders/requests to participate must be through the Intend e-procurement portal https://in-tendhost.co.uk/noecpc/aspx/Home .
For the attention of: Richard Dalby, Partnership Commissioning Unit, Unit 5, Soverign House, Kettlestring Lane, Clifton Moor, York YO20 4GQ
YO11 2HG Scarborough
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: richard.dalby@nhs.net

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: yes

Scarborough and Ryedale CCG, Vale of York CCG, Hambleton, Richmondshire and Whitby CCG

 

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description

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

Chronic Fatigue Service : Vale of York CCG, Scarborough and Ryedale CCG and Hambleton, Richmondshire and Whitby CCG.

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 UKE2

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 aims of the Chronic Fatigue service:
To provide an equitable specialist CFS/ME service across North Yorkshire covering the following CCG catchment areas: (Vale of York CCG, Scarborough and Ryedale CCG, Hambleton, Richmonshire and Whitby CCG but excludes Harrogate and Rural District CCG.
To deliver a comprehensive and holistic assessment of need of people with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS)(PwCFS)/ Myalgic Encephalitis (ME).
To develop, implement and evaluate a treatment plan in collaboration with the patient and all agencies involved in his/her care.
To provide assessment and interventions directed by evidence-based practice.
To support the development of diagnosis of CFS/ME in primary care.
To provide a specialist service for PwCFS/ME with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS)/Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME) and support local clinicians in the continued management of the condition. Either by providing specialist services themselves or guidance and support to enable people with CFS to access mainstream services as appropriate. Primary care, social care/ employment/ housing or benefits staff as appropriate should continue to be involved whilst the PwCFS/ME is seen within the specialist service to ensure continuity of care and a seamless service upon discharge.
To support commissioners in ensuring that NICE guidelines for people with CFS are implemented.
To provide specialist medical care only when the level and complexity of need is assessed as necessary and cannot be reasonably provided in primary care.
To reduce the geographical / practice based disparity in expected prevalence rates and referral rates to CFS/ME services.
To ensure people with CFS/ME have improved health and well being outcomes including social inclusion, and access to mainstream health and social care systems.
To ensure sufficient capacity, utilised productively to:
— Provide timely response;
— Promote Patient Choice;
— Avoid Waiting lists;
— Provide specialist therapy skills where required.
How to Express Interest in this Tender:

1. Register your company on the eSourcing portal (this is only required once) – Browse to the eSourcing Portal: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/noecpcand click the link to register – Enter your correct business and user details – Note: your username will be the email address you have entered – you will also then shortly receive an email confirmation.

2. Once registered access the site and from the Home page hover over ‘Tenders’ on the tool bar and select ‘current tenders’ from the drop down options.
3. Express Interest in the tender you are interested in – Select ‘Express Interest’ within the Tender Details ( located at the bottom of the synopsis). On doing so, you will instantly have access to the Tender Management area for that tender. Any available documentation will be available via the various relevant tabs. You can access this area at any point by logging in, navigating to ‘My Tenders’ and selecting ‘View Details’.
4. Responding to the tender – There will be a tab allocated to any tender stage (e.g. PQQ and/or ITT). Under the ‘My Tender Return’ area, you will be required to complete any mandatory questionnaires and upload any requested documentation. You can now use the ‘Correspondence’ function to communicate with the buyer and seek any clarification (any clarifications will be found within the ‘Clarifications’ tab). – Note the deadline for completion, then follow the onscreen instructions to complete and submit your response. – There may be a mixture of online and offline actions for you to perform (there is detailed online help available).
You must then submit your reply using the ‘Submit Response’ button at the bottom of the page. If you require any further assistance please consult the online help, or contact the In-tend Support Desk. Alerts will be sent to your request email addresses when any correspondence, alterations or clarifications are issued.
The standards and criteria are available in the PQQ/ITT documents available as indicated above.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

8510000085000000

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: yes
Tenders may be submitted for one or more lots

II.1.9)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: yes
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract

II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

Estimated figure for illustrative purposes:
GBP 66k per annum for Lot 1 Vale of York CCG, 33.5k for Lot 2 Scarborough and Ryedale CCG, Lot 3 Hambleton, Richmondshire and Whitby CCG 23k.

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of these options: Option to extend for further 12 months.

II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: yes

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

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

Information about lots

Lot No: 1 Lot title: Chronic Fatigue Service: Vale of York

1)Short description

As main body description.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

8510000085000000

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

Lot No: 2 Lot title: Chronic Fatigue Service: Scarborough and Ryedale CCG

1)Short description

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

8510000085000000

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: Chronic Fatigue Service: Hambleton,Richmondshire and Whitby

1)Short description

As main body description.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

8510000085000000

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:

Parent company or other guarantees, bonds, deposits, insurance or other forms of security may be required in certain circumstances. See the invitation to tender for further details.
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:

Bids by groups or consortia of economic operators are permitted. However, the CCG reserve the right to require groupings or consortia of economic operators, if they are the successful bidder to take a particular legal form in order to contract for this contract opportunity or to require one party to undertake primary legal liability.
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 set out in the ITT.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: As set out in the ITT.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
As set out in the ITT.
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:

CCG 00284

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

no

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

Payable documents: no

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

21.8.2014 – 17:00
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

The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no

VI.3)Additional information

The services to which this notice relates fall within Part B of Schedule 3 of the Public 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 authority[ies] intend to hold themselves bound by any of the Regulations save those applicable to Part B services. Use of this OJEU notice is entirely voluntary. Whilst reference has been made to the [Restricted Procedure] [Open Procedure], the contracting authority is not bound to follow the process set out in the Regulations. The contracting authority will describe the process to be followed for this tender in the tender documentation.
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:

8.7.2014

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