Community Sexual Health Services London

Community Sexual Health Services London

Through this programme of work we are aiming to increase the recognition, availability and accessibility of our sexual health services.
United Kingdom-London: Health and social work services

2015/S 080-141430

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Royal Borough of Greenwich
3rd Floor, Woolwich Centre, 35 Wellington Street, Woolwich
For the attention of: Peter Norman
SE18 6HQ London
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2089215605
E-mail: procurement@royalgreenwich.gov.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: www.royalgreenwich.gov.uk

Electronic access to information: http://www.royalgreenwich.gov.uk/tenders

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

Regional or local authority

I.3)Main activity

General public services
Environment
Health
Housing and community amenities
Social protection
Recreation, culture and religion
Education

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 Sexual Health Services.

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 UKI21

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)

Based on the Index of Multiple Deprivation (IMD), Greenwich is the 19th most deprived borough in England and the 10th most deprived in London. It is widely acknowledged that there is a strong link between social deprivation, STIs (including HIV) and teenage pregnancy. Improving the sexual health of the population of Royal Greenwich therefore continues to remain a vital public health priority.

The Royal Borough of Greenwich (‘RBG’) is tendering its community sexual health services in order to improve the sexual health and well-being of our residents. Through this programme of work we are aiming to increase the recognition, availability and accessibility of our sexual health services.
Community STI and Contraception Services:
These community services are established as a means of improving accessibility of sexual health service provision to the population of Greenwich, by providing increased choice of sexual health services; increase the uptake of sexually transmitted infections testing amongst the Greenwich population; increase the uptake of HIV testing amongst high risk populations (gay men and Africans); provide services that are conveniently located to the patient; and reduce the numbers of asymptomatic patients attending GUM services..
Applications:
Applications are encouraged from voluntary, community and social enterprise (VCSE) organisations, including Community Interest Companies and charities.
Applications will be evaluated on their ability to meet the objectives outlined in the specification documents, so applicants must clearly demonstrate how their proposals will deliver these targets.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85000000, 85140000

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

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no

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:

Contract Term — 3 years (plus 2 year extension)
Contract Value — 787,656 GBP – 1,312,760 GBP
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 787 656 and 1 312 760 GBP

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of these options: Option to extend the initial contract period by a further 2 years.
Provisional timetable for recourse to these options:
in months: 36 (from the award of the contract)

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: 36 (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:

Details of any deposits and guarantees required will be set out in the contract documents.

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

Details of any payment arrangements required will be set out in the contract documents.

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

Expressions of interest may be submitted by a single candidate or a consortium. In the event of a successful consortium bid, the Council reserves the right to require the consortium to establish a separate legal entity to enter into the contract or for all consortia members of the consortium to accept joint and several liability under the contract.

III.1.4)Other particular conditions

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: yes
Description of particular conditions: Further information can be found in the tender documentation.
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: Further information can be found in the tender documentation.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Further information can be found in the tender documentation.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
Further information can be found in the tender documentation.
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: yes

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:

SPS01018

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

no
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document

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

Duration in months: 3 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: yes
Additional information about authorised persons and opening procedure: Duly authorised Council Officers.

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 Council reserves the right not to award any contract pursuant to this procurement exercise and / or to abandon this procurement exercise at any time and / or award a contract for a part of the services at its sole discretion. The council shall have no liability whatsoever to any applicant or tenderer as a result of it exercise of that discretion. For the avoidance of doubt, all costs incurred by any applicant and / or tenderer before signature of any contract with the Council shall be incurred entirely at the applicant’s / tenderer’s risk.
VI.4)Procedures for appeal

VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

High Court of England and Wales, Royal Courts of Justice
Strand
WC1A 2LL London
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2079476000
Internet address: http://www.justice.gov.uk

Body responsible for mediation procedures

High Court of England and Wales, Royal Courts of Justice
Strand
WC1A 2LL London
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2079476000
Internet address: http://www.justice.gov.uk

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: The Council will observe a standstill period following the award of the contract and conduct itself in accordance with the Public Contract Regulations 2015.

VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

Cabinet Office
70 Whitehall
SW1A 2AS London
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: publiccorrespondence@cabinetoffice. gsi.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 2072763000
Internet address: http://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/cabinet-office

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

21.4.2015

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