Contracts for Delivery of Improving Access to Psychological Therapy

Contracts for Delivery of Improving Access to Psychological Therapy

Health Education England is looking to place contracts for the delivery of Improving Access to Psychological Therapy education programmes to support the required growth in services to be delivered by NHS England.

United Kingdom-Leicester: Health training services

2016/S 226-411730

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust
Room 170, County Hall, Glenfield
Leicester
LE3 8TB
United Kingdom
Contact person: Lucas Ortega
Telephone: +44 1162957624
E-mail: lucas.ortega@leicspart.nhs.uk
NUTS code: UKH
Internet address(es):
I.2)Joint procurement

I.3)Communication

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

Health

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

HEE Improving Access to Psychological Therapy.

Reference number: HEE 00000032

II.1.2)Main CPV code

80561000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

Health Education England is looking to place contracts for the delivery of Improving Access to Psychological Therapy education programmes to support the required growth in services to be delivered by NHS England.

This is split in to 2 programmes:-

— Lot 1: Low Intensity (PWP) IAPT

— Lot 2: High Intensity (HIT) IAPT

Tenderers may bid for either lot or both lots. Each lot will be evaluated separately.

The contract start date is 1.4.2017 and will end on 31.3.2019.

The process will be a competitive one managed by Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust using the In-Tend e-tendering system. Accordingly, interested suppliers will need to register on and submit their tender via the In-Tend system for which there is no charge at:-

https://in-tendhost.co.uk/leicspart/aspx/Home

This tender is an open one and is being conducted under the OJEU Light Touch regime.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 770 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for all lots
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot 1: Low Intensity (PWP) IAPT

Lot No: 1

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

80561000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKH

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

This relates to the Low Intensity (Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner) programme which should be delivered in accordance with nationally agreed standards set by the British Psychological Society.

Scale of Business

Health Education England will fund between 50 to 70 places on this programme in 2017/18

This may be split between multiple Education Providers, and intakes.

Additional places may be funded subject to the NHS England expansion programme or other planning processes.

Programme Delivery.

The Education provider must have the ability to deliver the programme in suitable localities across the east of England (within reason) based on demand from service.

The Education Provider needs to consider future delivery of the programme through both existing and emerging pathways.

The Education Provider will work with Health Education England when planning dates for programme delivery to ensure this is aligned to service demand.

The Education provider will have a role in ensuring students receive effective supervision in practice.

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: 455 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: no

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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot 2: High Intensity (HIT) IAPT

Lot No: 2

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

80561000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKH

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

This relates to the High Intensity Therapy programme which should be delivered in accordance with nationally agreed standards set by the British Psychological Society.

Scale of Business.

Health Education England will fund between 20 to 30 places on this programme in 2017/18.

Health Education England is looking to appoint one Education provider only for this business.

Additional places may be funded subject to the NHS England expansion programme or other planning outcomes.

Programme Delivery.

The Education provider must have the ability to deliver the programme in suitable localities across the east of England (within reason) based on demand from service.

The Education Provider needs to consider future delivery of the programme through both existing and emerging pathways.

The Education Provider will work with Health Education England when planning dates for programme delivery to ensure this is aligned to service demand. The Education provider will have a role in ensuring students receive effective supervision in practice.

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: 315 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: no

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

List and brief description of conditions:

See tender documents.

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

Open procedure
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
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: 21/12/2016
Local time: 17:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

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

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 21/12/2016
Local time: 00:00

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

Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust
Leicester
United Kingdom
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:

21/11/2016

 

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