Community Eye Care Services Doncaster

Community Eye Care Services Doncaster

Service 1: Ocular Hypertension (OHT) Referral Refinement Scheme. Service 2: Stable Glaucoma Community Monitoring Scheme. Service 3: Children’s Post Vision Screening.

United Kingdom-Doncaster: Health and social work services

2015/S 068-122081

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Doncaster Clinical Commissioning Group
Sovereign House, Ten Pound Walk
For the attention of: Somerset Richard
DN4 5HW Doncaster
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1143051052
E-mail: richard.somerset@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: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description

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

Community Eye Care Services (OPTOM).

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: Doncaster, South Yorkshire.

NUTS code UKE31

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 Yorkshire and Humber Commissioning Support (YHCS) are conducting this procurement exercise as an agent for and on behalf of NHS Doncaster Clinical Commissioning Group (the Commissioner).
The Commissioner is seeking applications from suitably qualified and experienced Community eye care service specialist wishing to be considered for acceptance onto the list of Qualified Providers for any or all of the following Service(s):
Service 1: Ocular Hypertension (OHT) Referral Refinement Scheme.
Service 2: Stable Glaucoma Community Monitoring Scheme.
Service 3: Children’s Post Vision Screening.
Service 4: Direct Referral Cataract Referral Services.
Please note that this has been published again due to a revision to the specification and tariff for Service 2: Stable Glaucoma Community Monitoring Scheme. Recent successful applicants need not reapply.
Providers will need to deliver high quality, efficient services which are responsive to the needs of the local communities, in line with national guidance and local requirements.
Full details of the requirements and tariffs payable can be found within the Service Specification(s) available for download through the YHCS eTendering Portal (details of how to register on the Portal are provided within this advert).
The Service(s) will be commissioned using the Any Qualified Provider (AQP) process. In securing services under the AQP process assurance of competence, quality and safety standards are required. Any provider will be eligible to join the qualified provider list subject to them demonstrating competency against specified criteria. Qualified providers will be expected to deliver the service under the NHS Standard Contract. As a qualified provider there are no levels of guaranteed activity and payment will be made based on actual provision.
The procurement process will be conducted through the YHCS eTendering Portal and potential providers wishing to be considered for this contract opportunity should first register at https://www.nhssourcing.co.uk (potential providers are only required to register once). Once registered candidates can download further details of the requirement and complete and submit their response via the portal as instructed. If candidates encounter problems registering and/or responding through the eTendering portal then they should contact the Help-desk by telephoning +44 8003684850 or e-mailinghelp@bravosolution.co.uk.

1. How to Register on the eTendering Portal: Visit https://www.nhssourcing.co.uk; Click the link to register; Accept the terms and conditions and click ‘continue’; Enter your correct business and user details; Make a note of your username and click ‘Save’ when complete; You will shortly receive an email with your unique password (please keep this secure).

2. How to Express an Interest in the opportunity: Login to the portal with your username and password; Click the ‘PQQs / ITTs Open to All Suppliers’ link; 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; 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. How to Respond to the opportunity: 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, and then follow the on-screen instructions to complete the PQQ/ ITT; 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 top of the page; If you require any further assistance please consult the online help, or contact the eTendering help desk.
YHCS is the initial point of contact for all communications relating to this procurement and under no circumstances should potential providers approach the Commissioner, their staff or advisers directly. Any requests for clarification should be made via the eTendering portal messaging facility.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85000000, 85160000

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
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
II.2.2)Information about options
II.2.3)Information about renewals

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

Starting 1.6.2015. Completion 31.3.2018

Information about lots

Lot No: 1Lot title: Ocular Hypertension (OHT) Referral Refinement Scheme

1)Short description

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85000000

3)Quantity or scope

4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion

Starting 1.6.2015. Completion 31.3.2018

5)Additional information about lots

The Contracting Authority intends to use an eTendering system in this procurement exercise and reserves the right to use a reverse auction.

Lot No: 2Lot title: Stable Glaucoma Community Monitoring Scheme

1)Short description

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85000000

3)Quantity or scope

4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion

Starting 1.6.2015. Completion 31.3.2018

5)Additional information about lots

The Contracting Authority intends to use an eTendering system in this procurement exercise and reserves the right to use a reverse auction.

Lot No: 3Lot title: Children’s Post Vision Screening

1)Short description

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85000000

3)Quantity or scope

4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion

Starting 1.6.2015. Completion 31.3.2018

5)Additional information about lots

The Contracting Authority intends to use an eTendering system in this procurement exercise and reserves the right to use a reverse auction.

Lot No: 4Lot title: Direct Referral Cataract Referral Services

1)Short description

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85000000

3)Quantity or scope

4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion

Starting 1.6.2015. Completion 31.3.2018

5)Additional information about lots

The Contracting Authority intends to use an eTendering system in this procurement exercise and reserves the right to use a reverse auction.

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract

III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:

Please refer to the AQP Documentation available for download from https://www.nhssourcing.co.uk

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

Please refer to the AQP Documentation available for download from https://www.nhssourcing.co.uk

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

Please refer to the AQP Documentation available for download from https://www.nhssourcing.co.uk

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: Suppliers Instructions 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://www.nhssourcing.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 username you chose and click ‘Save’ when complete — You will shortly receive an email with your unique password (please keep this secure) 2. Express an Interest in the tender — Login to the portal with the username/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 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 top of the page. If you require any further assistance please consult the online help, or contact the eTendering help desk.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Please refer to the AQP Documentation available for download from
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https://www.nhssourcing.co.uk

III.2.3)Technical capacity

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

Please refer to the AQP Documentation available for download from https://www.nhssourcing.co.uk

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:

YHCS/DONC/RS/15/11
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

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: 22.4.2015 – 17:00

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

24.4.2015 – 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

This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published: Window opportunity in 18 months and then full re-tender in 3 years.

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 intends to use an eTendering system in this procurement exercise and reserves the right to use a reverse auction.
VI.4)Procedures for appeal

VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

Monitor
Wellington House, 133-155 Waterloo Road
SE1 8UG London
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: enquiries@monitor.gov.uk

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:

2.4.2015

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