Eating Disorders in Students Service Nottingham

Eating Disorders in Students Service Nottingham

NHS Nottingham City Clinical Commissioning Group invites applications for the delivery of EDISS (Eating Disorders in Students Service).

United Kingdom-Nottingham: Health services

2015/S 088-158956

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Arden and GEM CSU on behalf of Nottingham City Clinical Commissioning Group
Cardinal Square
For the attention of: Bailey David
NG1 6GN Nottingham
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: david.bailey@gemcsu.nhs.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://www.nottinghamcity.nhs.uk/

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.nottinghamcity.nhs.uk/

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: https://gemcsu.bravosolution.co.uk

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

Body governed by public law

I.3)Main activity

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

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description

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

Eating Disorders in Students Service — Nottingham City CCG.

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

NUTS code UKF14

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 Nottingham City Clinical Commissioning Group invites applications for the delivery of EDISS (Eating Disorders in Students Service).
The aim of the EDISS (Eating Disorders in Students Service) is to provide fast, easily accessible access to expert information and specialist assessment for students who experience disordered eating or have concerns about their relationship with food.
EDISS will be an education, assessment and treatment service, supporting early identification and intervention for mild to moderate eating disorders within Primary Care. The Service will provide targeted and accessible ‘drop-in clinics’ located on the main campuses of Nottingham Trent University and the University of Nottingham.
The Service will be delivered by eating disorders specialists, who are able to provide immediate one to one clinical assessments and offer advice, information, brief intervention and courses of psychological therapy to prevent an escalation of symptoms. The Service will be able to effectively and safely assess patients in accordance with NICE guidance, including risk assessment, psychosocial assessment and suicide risk.
The provider will deliver the following outcomes:
Increase awareness of eating disorders amongst students, using targeted information and resources, which are relevant and appropriate to specific patient groups.
Provide an informal and accessible route for patients to seek advice and information about disordered eating or concerns about their relationship with food.
Facilitate early intervention to prevent the escalation of symptoms and chronicity of eating disorders in patients who access the Service. Provide immediate physical and psychological assessment for patients who present with disordered eating symptoms with links to specialist services
Work with commissioners and key stakeholders including colleges, universities, GP Practices, specialist eating disorders services and support groups to share experience and knowledge in relation to identifying and supporting young people with eating disorders.
Work collaboratively with existing eating disorders services to ensure a robust clinical pathway is in place. Effective partnership working will be required with various other providers including Nottinghamshire Eating Disorders Service (NEDS), local CAMHS Eating Disorders service and out of area services as required.
Offer brief intervention and psychological therapy treatment packages, which are tailored to the patient’s level of clinical risk and their presenting eating disorder.
Improved patient experience of seeking help for eating disorder symptoms
Promotion of patient self-care and self-management that is tailored to the student target group.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85100000

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

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
II.1.8)Lots
II.1.9)Information about variants
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract

II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

This is a 2 year contract with the option to extend for up to an additional 12 months.

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of these options: 2 year contract with the option to extend.
II.2.3)Information about renewals

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

Starting 1.9.2015. Completion 31.8.2017

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
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
III.2.3)Technical capacity
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

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 in the specifications, in the invitation to tender or to negotiate or in the descriptive document
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
IV.3)Administrative information

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

GEMCSU/TRANS/15/79
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

2.6.2015 – 17:00
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

Duration in months: 3 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

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

VI.3)Additional information

The Contracting Authority intends to use an eTendering system in this procurement exercise.
The services to which this notice relates fall within Part B of Schedule 3, Part 10 of the Public Services Contracts Regulations 2006 (as amended) (‘the Regulations’).
Neither the publication of this notice nor the employment of any particular terminology nor any other indication shall be taken to mean that the contracting authorities intend to hold themselves bound by any of the Regulations save those applicable to the procurement of Part B services. These opportunities may be divided into lots. Please see published documentation for further detail.

Suppliers 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://gemcsu.bravosolution.co.uk and click the link to register — Accept the terms and conditions and click ‘continue’ — Enter your correct business and user details —Note the user-name you chose and click ‘Save’ when complete — You will shortly receive an e-mail with your unique password (please keep this secure) 2. Express an Interest in the tender — Login to the portal with the user-name/password — Click the ‘PQQs / ITTs Open To All Suppliers’ link. (These are Pre-Qualification Questionnaires or Invitations to Tender open to any registered supplier) — Click on the relevant PQQ/ ITT to access the content. — Click the ‘Express Interest’ button at the top of the page. — This will move the PQQ /ITT into your ‘My PQQs/ My ITTs’ page. (This is a secure area reserved for your projects only) — You can now access any attachments by clicking ‘Buyer Attachments’ in the ‘PQQ/ ITT Details’ box 3. Responding to the tender — Click ‘My Response’ under ‘PQQ/ ITT Details’, you can choose to ‘Create Response’ or to ‘Decline to Respond’ (please give a reason if declining) — You can now use the ‘Messages’ function to communicate with the buyer and seek any clarification — Note the deadline for completion, then follow the on-screen instructions to complete the PQQ/ ITT — There may be a mixture of on-line and off-line actions for you to perform (there is detailed on-line help available) You must then submit your reply using the ‘Submit Response’ button at the top of the page. If you require any further assistance please consult the on-line help, or contact the eTendering helpdesk.

VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

4.5.2015

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