Delivery of Healthwatch Gloucestershire
Gloucestershire County Council is looking to commission a local Healthwatch service.
United Kingdom-Gloucester: Health and social work services
Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name and addresses
Contact person: Mrs Georgina Boylett
Telephone: +44 1452328632
NUTS code: UKK13
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Section II: Object
II.1.2)Main CPV code
II.1.3)Type of contract
Healthwatch Gloucestershire is the local independent consumer champion for people who use health and social care.
Gloucestershire County Council is looking to commission a local Healthwatch service that uses the knowledge and strengths of our communities, uses technology to make health and social care information easy to find, and can influence the way services are provided. We want to make sure that Healthwatch Gloucestershire offers more opportunities for volunteers to get involved and more collaboration between the service and partners.
We expect potential contractors to meet a number of minimum standards; these are detailed in the ITT.
Deadline for submitting a tender response: 16.1.2017 at 10am. Please login to Procontract via www.supplyingthesouthwest.org.uk and register your interest in the opportunity. You will then be issued a confidentiality agreement which needs to be completed and sent via ProContract, in order to access the ITT documents.
II.1.5)Estimated total value
II.1.6)Information about lots
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
II.2.3)Place of performance
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:
Healthwatch Gloucestershire will:
Be rooted in the community and act with a view to ensuring that it, its volunteers and its subcontractors taken together are representative of the local population, promoting community involvement in the commissioning, provision and scrutiny of health and care services.
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
II.2.10)Information about variants
II.2.11)Information about options
Option to extend for a further 24 months (total possible contract length 84 months).
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Section VI: Complementary information
VI.1)Information about recurrence
The authority will incorporate a minimum 10-calendar day standstill period at the point information on the award of the contract is communicated to tenderers. This period allows unsuccessful tenderers to seek further debriefing from the contracting authority before the contract is entered into. Applicant have 2-working days from the notification of the award decision to request additional debriefing and that information has to be provided a minimum of 3-working days before the expiry of the standstill period.
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: