Dental Contract for Newcastle upon Tyne

Dental Contract for Newcastle upon Tyne

NHS England Cumbria and North East propose to commission a new NHS dental services Contract (Personal Dental Service Agreement) within the Throckley area of Newcastle.

United Kingdom-Newcastle upon Tyne: Dental-practice services

2015/S 234-425186

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

NHS England Cumbria and North East
Waterfront 4
For the attention of: James Hall
NE15 8NY Newcastle upon Tyne
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1642745426
E-mail: necsu.neprocurement@nhs.net

Internet address(es):

Electronic access to information: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/necs/aspx/Home

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/necs/aspx/Home

Further information can be obtained from: North of England Commissioning Support Unit
UNITED KINGDOM

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: North of England Commissioning Support Unit
UNITED KINGDOM
Internet address: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/necs/aspx/Home

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: North of England Commissioning Support Unit
UNITED KINGDOM
Internet address: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/necs/aspx/Home

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.3)Main activity

Health

I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities

The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description

II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:

Dental Contract for Newcastle upon Tyne (Throckley).

II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Services
Service category No 25: Health and social services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Newcastle.

NUTS code UKC22

II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)

The notice involves a public contract
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement

II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)

NHS England Cumbria and North East propose to commission a new NHS dental services Contract (Personal Dental Service Agreement) within the Throckley area of Newcastle.
The overall aim is to provide a high quality, value for money, patient centred general dental service to the population of Throckley and surrounding area. The service will promote the importance of good oral health and provide general dental services for the relevant population. Services will be marketed to attract all sections of the population.
The contracting authority will develop the service model to incorporate the Public Services (Social Value) Act 2012, specifically:
How what is proposed to be procured might improve the economic, social and environmental well-being of the relevant area. (Area is the geographic area for which the procurement is taking place).
How, in conducting the process of procurement, it might act with a view to securing the improvement.
A bidder event will be held on Wednesday 09th December at 18:30hrs at NHS England Cumbria and North East Waterfront 4, Goldcrest Way, Newburn Riverside.
Newcastle upon Tyne, NE15 8NY. Bidders will be provided with an overview of the aims and objectives of the new service and an overview of the tender documentation and procurement process. Further information regarding registration for this event can be located within Document 1 of the tender documentation.
North of England Commissioning Support (NECS) is utilising an electronic tendering tool to manage this procurement and communicate with potential providers. Accordingly, there will be no hard copy documents issued to potential providers and all communications with NECS, including your submission, will be conducted via the portal — https://In-tendhost.co.uk/necs hosted by In-tend, the managed service provider for the NECS e-tendering system. It is free to register on the portal, and it can be accessed at any time of day. Should potential providers have any queries, or if potential providers are having problems registering on the portal, they should contact the In-Tend helpdesk by calling +44 8442728810 (Monday to Friday 8:30 am to 5 pm) or email support@in-tend.co.ukThe closing date for submission of Tenders is 12 noon 8.1.2016.
The basic principles of the open procurement route will be used for this procurement to test the capacity, capability and tehcnical competence of bidders in accordance with the Part B regime of The Public Contracts Regulations 2006 (as amended). Regulation 120 of the Public Regulations 2015 provides for a temporary exemption for NHS healthcare procurements before 18.4.2016.

Note: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the myTenders Web Site athttp://www.myTenders.org/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=166413

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85131000

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes

II.1.8)Lots

This contract is divided into lots: no

II.1.9)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no

II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Starting 1.9.2016. Completion 31.3.2021

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
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

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: no
III.2)Conditions for participation

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: (1) All candidates will be required to produce a certificate or declaration demonstrating that they are not bankrupt or the subject of an administration order, are not being wound-up, have not granted a trust deed, are not the subject of a petition presented for sequestration of their estate, have not had a receiver, manager or administrator appointed and are not otherwise apparently insolvent.
(2) All candidates will be required to produce a certificate or declaration demonstrating that the candidate, their directors, or any other person who has powers of representation, decision or control of the candidate has not been convicted of conspiracy, corruption, bribery, or money laundering. Failure to provide such a declaration will result in the candidate being declared ineligible and they will not be selected to participate in this procurement process.
(3) All candidates will be required to produce a certificate or declaration demonstrating that they have not been convicted of a criminal offence relating to the conduct of their business or profession.
(4) All candidates will be required to produce a certificate or declaration demonstrating that they have not committed an act of grave misconduct in the course of their business or profession.
(5) All candidates must comply with the requirements of the State in which they are established, regarding registration on the professional or trade register.
(6) Any candidate found to be guilty of serious misrepresentation in providing any information required, may be declared ineligible and not selected to continue with this procurement process.
(7) All candidates will have to demonstrate that they are licensed, or a member of the relevant organisation, in the State where they are established, when the law of that State prohibits the provision of the services, described in this notice, by a person who is not so licensed or who is not a member of the relevant organisation.
(8) All candidates will be required to produce a certificate or declaration demonstrating that they have fulfilled obligations relating to the payment of social security contributions under the law of any part of the United Kingdom or of the relevant State in which the candidate is established.
(9) All candidates will be required to produce a certificate or declaration demonstrating that they have fulfilled obligations relating to the payment of taxes under the law of any part of the United Kingdom or of the relevant State in which the economic operator is established.
As described in the ITT.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: (1) All candidates will be required to provide evidence of relevant professional risk indemnity insurance.
(2) All candidates will be required to provide a statement, covering the 3 previous financial years including the overall turnover of the candidate and the turnover in respect of the activities which are of a similar type to the subject matter of this notice.
(3) All candidates will be required to provide statements of accounts or extracts from those accounts relating to their business.
As described in the ITT.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
As described in the ITT.
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts

III.3.1)Information about a particular profession

Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession: yes
Reference to the relevant law, regulation or administrative provision: As detailed in the ITT.

III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

Legal persons should indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff responsible for the execution of the service: yes

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Open
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
IV.2)Award criteria

IV.2.1)Award criteria

The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated below

1. Quality. Weighting 90

2. Finance. Weighting 10

IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction

An electronic auction will be used: no
IV.3)Administrative information

IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:

NHSE013
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document

IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

8.1.2016 – 12:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up

English.
IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 8.1.2016 – 12:00

Place:

Stockton on Tees.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
VI.2)Information about European Union funds

VI.3)Additional information

(MT Ref:166413).
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: The Contracting Authority will act in accordance with regulation 32 and Part 9 of the Public Contract Regulations 2006 (SI 2006 no 5) as amended by the Public Contract (Amendment) Regulations 2009 (SI 2009 no 2992). Part 9 of these regulations provides for appeals to be made to the High Court subject to the time limitations and other required procedural steps. The rules relating to appeal are complex and a dissatisfied tenderer is advised to take their own prompt legal advice.

VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

Royal Courts of Justice — The High Court
Strand
WC2A 2LL London
UNITED KINGDOM

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

1.12.2015

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