Deliver Productive General Practice Quick Start Programme in England

Deliver Productive General Practice Quick Start Programme in England

PGPQS forms a significant part of the Time for Care programme delivered by NHS England’s Sustainable Improvement Team in its delivery of local support to general practice.

United Kingdom-Leeds: Business and management consultancy services

2019/S 119-291949

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

The National Health Service Commissioning Board (NHS England)
Quarry House, Quarry Hill
Leeds
LS1 7UE
United Kingdom
Contact person: Anita Pannu
E-mail: anita.pannu@nhs.net
NUTS code: UK
Internet address(es):Main address: https://www.england.nhs.uk

Address of the buyer profile: https://nhsengland.bravosolution.co.uk/web/login.html

I.2)Information about joint procurement

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://nhsengland.bravosolution.co.uk/web/login.html
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://nhsengland.bravosolution.co.uk/web/login.html
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address
Electronic communication requires the use of tools and devices that are not generally available. Unrestricted and full direct access to these tools and devices is possible, free of charge, at: https://nhsengland.bravosolution.co.uk/web/login.html

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:

Tender_3585 Productive General Practice Quick Start (PGP QS)

Reference number: ITT_684

II.1.2)Main CPV code

79410000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

Service providers are sought to deliver the Productive General Practice Quick Start (PGPQS) Programme in England. PGPQS forms a significant part of the Time for Care (TfC) programme delivered by NHS England’s Sustainable Improvement Team in its delivery of local support to general practice. Between Autumn 2016 and March 2019 over 1700 practices (out of a total of 7000+) have received the PGPQS support package.

In order to service a national TfC commission that will encourage the participation of all general practices across England. A number of ‘Delivery Partners’ (DPs) will be required to deliver PGPQS. The number of practices to be supported each year is subjected to different factors and whilst no guarantees can be made, we would estimate around 400 to 600 practices per annum would receive the PGPQS package.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 20 000 000.00 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)

79410000
98000000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK
Main site or place of performance:

General Practice Surgery Offices in England.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Delivery Partners (DP’s) are sought to deliver the Productive General Practice Quick Start (PGPQS) Programme in England.

PGPQS is an on-site, hands-on, short term support package for general practice that forms part of a local time for care programme. It aims to help practices release time for care, build improvement capability and improve collaboration with other practices.

The programme offers hands on support in-practice, from an experienced improvement facilitator. Support is usually given over an eight-week period and includes group sessions with other local practice teams to share improvements and ideas.

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: 20 000 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Initial contract term of 3 years (36 months) with an option to extend for a maximum of an additional 2 years (24 months).

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of options:

Initial contract term of 3 years (36 months) with an option to extend for a maximum of an additional 2 years (24 months).

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

NHS England intends to use its eTendering system once the tender goes live. A Contract Notice will be issued to alert suppliers when the tender goes live. If you are interested in the tender please register here:

https://nhsengland.bravosolution.co.uk/

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:

As stated in the procurement 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:

As stated in the procurement documents.

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: no
IV.2)Administrative information

IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure

Notice number in the OJ S: 2018/S 248-573390

IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Date: 08/07/2019
Local time: 12:00
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

Tender must be valid until: 31/10/2019

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 08/07/2019
Local time: 12:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

Electronic ordering will be used
Electronic invoicing will be accepted
Electronic payment will be used

VI.3)Additional information:

As stated in the tender documents.

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

NHS Commissioning Board (NHS England)
Quarry House, Quarry Hill
Leeds
LS2 7UE
United KingdomInternet address: https://www.england.nhs.uk
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:

20/06/2019

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