Counselling Services within North Tyneside Talking Therapies

Counselling Services within North Tyneside Talking Therapies

Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust wishes to establish a contract for the provision of Counselling services within the North Tyneside Talking Therapies service.

United Kingdom-Morpeth: Counselling services

2017/S 009-013406

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
County Hall
Morpeth
NE61 2EF
United Kingdom
Contact person: Mrs Donna Cox
Telephone: +44 1670620007
E-mail: donna.cox@northumberland.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKC

Internet address(es):Main address: https://www.northumbria.nhs.uk

Address of the buyer profile: https://www.northumbria.nhs.uk

I.2)Joint procurement

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at:https://procontract.due-north.com
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://procontract.due-north.com

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:

Counselling Services within North Tyneside Talking Therapies SPS00724.

Reference number: DN232582

II.1.2)Main CPV code

85312320

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust (NHCFT) wishes to establish a contract for the provision of Counselling services within the North Tyneside Talking Therapies service (NTTT).

NTTT which is run by NHCFT delivers primary care psychological therapies using the Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT) stepped care model across North Tyneside. NHCFT require a supplier to deliver a fully integrated Counselling service, under Step 2c of the stepped care model and clinical pathway. It is expected that the provider will offer a range of counselling interventions.

The contract will be for an initial period of 2 years with the option to extend by a further 2 x 12 month periods. The Contracting Authority is conducting this procurement as an Open Procedure under the Light Touch Regime in accordance with the requirements of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 824 260.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

85000000
85121270
85312300

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKC

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust (NHCFT) wishes to establish a contract for the provision of Counselling services within the North Tyneside Talking Therapies service (NTTT).

NTTT which is run by NHCFT delivers primary care psychological therapies using the Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT) stepped care model across North Tyneside. NHCFT require a supplier to deliver a fully integrated Counselling service, under Step 2c of the stepped care model and clinical pathway. It is expected that the provider will offer a range of counselling interventions.

The contract will be for an initial period of 2 years with the option to extend by a further 2 x 12 month periods. The Contracting Authority is conducting this procurement as an Open Procedure under the Light Touch Regime in accordance with the requirements of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Key Performance Indicators — National and Local Targets / Weighting: 15 %
Quality criterion – Name: Service Delivery Models / Weighting: 15 %
Quality criterion – Name: Key Performance Indicators — Outcome Measurements / Weighting: 15 %
Quality criterion – Name: Safety & Quality — Clinical Governance / Weighting: 10 %
Quality criterion – Name: Safety & Quality — Patient Safety / Weighting: 10 %
Quality criterion – Name: Mobilisation Plan / Weighting: 15 %
Quality criterion – Name: Quality & Safety — Management Structure / Weighting: 10 %
Quality criterion – Name: Partnership Working / Weighting: 10 %
Price – Weighting: Pass/Fail see ITT

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 824 260.00 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: yes
Description of options:

Following the initial contract period of 2 years, optional extension periods of 2 x 12 month options are available.

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

This contract has not been divided into Lots as the Trust require one supplier to provide integrated counselling services.

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

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing

List and brief description of selection criteria:

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: In accordance with regulation 58 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 and as set out in the relevant contract documents and other documentation including the invitation to tender.

The Contracting Authority has a maximum financial annual budget of 219 800 GBP per annum (excluding VAT) for this contract. A separate one-off maximum budget of up to 5 000 GBP (including VAT) is available to assist with implementation/transition costs. No additional payments will be made over and above the accepted tender price.

Any tenders which exceed the maximum financial annual budget or one-off maximum implementation / transition budget will be considered to be non-compliant and not considered further.

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability

List and brief description of selection criteria:

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: In accordance with regulation 58 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 and as set out in the relevant contract documents and other documentation including the invitation to tender.

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: 10/02/2017
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: 10/02/2017
Local time: 17:00

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:

Please obtain tender documents from https://procontract.due-north.com

The Contracting Authority reserves the right to cancel the award procedure at any time.

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Northumberland County Council — Procurement Shared Services
County Hall
Morpeth
NE61 2EF
United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

VI.4.3)Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

The Contracting Authority will incorporate a minimum 10 calendar day standstill period. Information in relation to the award of the contract will be communicated to tenderers. The Public Contracts Regulations 2015 provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are at risk of harm by a breach.

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

10/01/2017

 

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