Data Services for NHS
The scope of the project is to provide access to mortality data with pre-calculated statistical models already applied to the dataset for all providers in England.
United Kingdom-Leeds: IT services: consulting, software development, Internet and support
Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)
National Health Service Commissioning Board
Quarry House, Quarry Hill
Contact point(s): https://nhsbsa.bravosolution.co.uk/web/login.shtml
LS2 7UE Leeds
General address of the contracting authority: www.england.nhs.uk
Address of the buyer profile: https://nhsbsa.bravosolution.co.uk/web/login.shtml
Electronic access to information: https://nhsbsa.bravosolution.co.uk/web/login.shtml
Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: https://nhsbsa.bravosolution.co.uk/web/
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
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities
Section II: Object of the contract
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Service category No 7: Computer and related services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Various locations throughout England.
NUTS code UKC,UKD,UKE,UKK,UKJ,UKG,UKF,UKI,UKH
II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
The aim of procurement and subsequent contract is to provide access to mortality data, the scope includes future developments and the bidder should be willing to develop further mortality calculations to adapt to changes introduced during the contract period by regulatory/statutory bodies. This will be carried out in consultation with analytics leads within NHS England.
Access to an online tool is currently provided for the NHS England North Region to support the quality and performance work programmes. Recently, the structure of the NHS England internal Directorates has changed to provide 2 analytical teams based across England. The online tool now needs to be procured to fulfil the mortality data access requirements across the 2 teams.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)
72000000, 72310000, 72322000, 72314000, 72300000, 72316000
II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
II.1.9)Information about variants
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 120 000 and 270 000 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options
II.2.3)Information about renewals
In the case of renewable supplies or service contracts, estimated timeframe for subsequent contracts:
in months: 24 (from the award of the contract)
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:
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:
III.1.4)Other particular conditions
Description of particular conditions: Service providers may be asked to actively participate in the achievement of social and/or environmental policy objectives. Accordingly, contract performance conditions in particular may relate to social and/or environmental considerations.
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: The Contracting Authority is using the NHSBSA eSourcing portal (https://nhsbsa.bravosolution.co.uk) to facilitate this procurement. The tender documents can be accessed once suppliers have completed the registration requirements and created a username and password.
Supplier 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://nhsbsa.bravosolution.co.uk
Select the ‘Click here to register to register link’.
Accept the terms and conditions and select ‘continue’.
Enter your correct business and user details.
Note the username you chose and select ‘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 on the relevant Invitation to Tender (ITT) to access the content.
Select the ‘Express Interest’ button in the ‘Actions’ box on the left-hand side of the page.
This will move the ITT into your personal page. (This is a secure area reserved for your projects only).
Select the ITT code. You can now access any attachments by selecting the ‘Settings and Buyer Attachments’ in the ‘Actions’ box.
3. Responding to the tender: You can now choose to ‘Reply’ or ‘Reject’ (please state your reasons where rejecting).
You can now use the ‘Messages’ function to communicate with the buyer and seek any clarification.
Note the deadline for completion then follow the onscreen instructions to complete the ITT.
There may be a combination of online and offline actions for you to perform (there is detailed online help available).
If you require any further assistance please consult the online help, or contact the e-Tendering help desk on +44 8003684850 or firstname.lastname@example.org
In accordance with the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 and as set out in the invitation to tender documents available fromhttps://nhsbsa.bravosolution.co.uk Applicants will be assessed in accordance with the Public Contracts Regulations 2015, on the basis of the information provided in the response to the tender documentation.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: In accordance with the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 and as set out in the tender documentation which is available from https://nhsbsa.bravosolution.co.uk.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: The Contracting Authority requests a minimum turnover of 120 000 GBP (2x the minimum value of the contract) by applicant (or group where adequate guarantee is provided by the group parent company).
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
In accordance with the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 and as set out in the tender documentation which is available fromhttps://nhsbsa.bravosolution.co.uk
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
Pass/Fail elements relating to technical capability, data security, organisational compliance with primary legislation, health and safety, insurance cover, subcontracting, financial stability.
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
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
The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated below
1. Price. Weighting 40
2. Quality — Technical Delivery. Weighting 40
3. Quality — System Functionality. Weighting 13
4. Quality — Contract Implementation. Weighting 5
5. Quality — Contract Management. Weighting 2
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
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
IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up
IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 26.5.2015 – 12:01
ITT submissions will be opened through the https://nhsbsa.bravosolution.co.uk etendering system after the deadline has passed.
Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: yes
Additional information about authorised persons and opening procedure: A member of the procurement team authorised to use the etendering system.
Section VI: Complementary information
VI.1)Information about recurrence
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
The Contracting Authority intends to use an eTendering system in this procurement exercise.
HM Government requires that tender documentation issued by government departments for contracts with a value exceeding 25 000 GBP over the life of the contract be published online (https://www.contractsfinder.service.gov.uk/Search) for the general public. The resulting contract is also published.
The Contracting Authority reserve the right to cancel the procurement process at any time and/or not to award the contract as a result of this procurement exercise.
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: