Development and Delivery of a BSc (Hons.) Programme for Paramedics

Development and Delivery of a BSc (Hons.) Programme for Paramedics

Development and delivery of an accelerated BSc Paramedic Science Programme. Multiple Lots.

United Kingdom-Edinburgh: Education and training services

2019/S 093-224927

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

NHS Education for Scotland
2nd floor, Westport, 102 Westport
Edinburgh
EH3 9DN
United Kingdom
Contact person: Declan Walkden
Telephone: +44 1316563200
E-mail: Declan.Walkden@nes.scot.nhs.uk
Fax: +44 1316563201
NUTS code: UKM75

I.1)Name and addresses

Scottish Ambulance Service
National Headquarters, Gyle Square, South Gyle Crescent
Edinburgh
EH12 9EB
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1313140086
E-mail: scotamb.sasprocurement@nhs.net
NUTS code: UKM75Internet address(es):Main address: http://www.scottishambulance.com

Address of the buyer profile: https://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA00393

I.2)Information about joint procurement

The contract involves joint procurement

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: www.publictendersscotland.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: www.publictendersscotland.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk

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:

Development and Delivery of a BSc (Hons.) Programme for Paramedics

Reference number: C001693

II.1.2)Main CPV code

80000000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

Development and delivery of an accelerated BSc Paramedic Science Programme.

It is anticipated that any new programme would not commence until September 2021, with formal tendering for providers taking place during 2019.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for all lots
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot 1 – Grampian

Lot No: 1

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

80000000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKM

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Minimum Intake Per Annum: 20

Maximum Intake Per Annum: 30

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

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

Duration in months: 52
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

NES reserve the right to extend this contract by a further 48 Months (12+12+12+12).

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot 2 – Highlands and Islands

Lot No: 2

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

80000000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKM

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Minimum Intake Per Annum: 20

Maximum Intake Per Annum: 30

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

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

Duration in months: 52
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

NES reserve the right to extend this contract by a further 48 Months (12+12+12+12).

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot 3 – Tayside/Fife and Forth Valley

Lot No: 3

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

80000000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKM

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Minimum Intake Per Annum: 39

Maximum Intake Per Annum: 60

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

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

Duration in months: 52
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

NES reserve the right to extend this contract by a further 48 Months (12+12+12+12).

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot 4 – Borders/Edinburgh and Lothian

Lot No: 4

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

80000000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKM

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Minimum Intake Per Annum: 39

Maximum Intake Per Annum: 60

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

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

Duration in months: 52
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

NES reserve the right to extend this contract by a further 48 Months (12+12+12+12).

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot 5 – Glasgow

Lot No: 5

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

80000000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKM

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Minimum Intake Per Annum: 39

Maximum Intake Per Annum: 60

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

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

Duration in months: 52
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

NES reserve the right to extend this contract by a further 48 Months (12+12+12+12).

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot 6 – Ayrshire and Arran/Dumfries and Galloway/Lanarkshire

Lot No: 6

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

80000000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKM

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Minimum Intake Per Annum: 39

Maximum Intake Per Annum: 60

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

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

Duration in months: 52
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

NES reserve the right to extend this contract by a further 48 Months (12+12+12+12).

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
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

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

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:
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

Notice number in the OJ S: 2018/S 233-532467

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

Date: 26/07/2019
Local time: 13:00
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: 26/07/2019
Local time: 13:00

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:

The buyer is using PCS-Tender to conduct this ITT exercise. The Project code is 13542

For more information see: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/info/InfoCentre.aspx?ID=2343

A sub-contract clause has been included in this contract. For more information see: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/info/InfoCentre.aspx?ID=2363

Community benefits are included in this requirement. For more information see: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/info/InfoCentre.aspx?ID=2361

A summary of the expected community benefits has been provided as follows:

Examples of community Benefits can be: local engagement with schools and colleges to promote the paramedic profession.

(SC Ref:583612)

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

NHS Education for Scotland
2nd floor, Westport, 102 Westport
Edinburgh
EH3 9DN
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1316563200
Fax: +44 1316563201Internet address: http://www.nes.scot.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:

13/05/2019

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