Employee Assistance Programme London

Employee Assistance Programme London

For the provision of Staff Support Services (Employee Assistance Programme – EAP) for Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Foundation Trust, North Middlesex University Hospital NHS Trust.

United Kingdom-London: Well-support services

2015/S 163-298681

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

UCLPartners Procurement Services
1st Floor, 338-346 Goswell Road
For the attention of: Ms Shriya Karia
EC1V 7LQ London
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: shriya.karia@nhs.net

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: https://www.lppsourcing.org

Address of the buyer profile: https://www.lppsourcing.org

Electronic access to information: https://www.lppsourcing.org

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: https://www.lppsourcing.org

Further information can be obtained from: UCL Partners Procurement Services
First Floor, 338-346 Goswell Road
For the attention of: Ms Shriya Karia
EC1V 7LQ London
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: shriya.karia@nhs.net

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: UCLPartners Procurement Services
First Floor, 338-346 Goswell Road
For the attention of: Ms Shriya Karia
EC1V 7LQ London
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: shriya.karia@nhs.net

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: UCLPartners Procurement Services
First Floor, 338-346 Goswell Road
For the attention of: Ms. Shriya Karia
EC1V 7LQ London
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: shriya.karia@nhs.net

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:

PR1488 Staff Support Services (Employee Assistance Programme).

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

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)

Contract-9WXJ-H5RXTI — For the provision of Staff Support Services (Employee Assistance Programme — EAP) for Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Foundation Trust, North Middlesex University Hospital NHS Trust and Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust.
Please see ITT documents for further information.
The Trusts reserve the right not to award any or all Lots.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

76460000, 79500000, 98000000, 98334000

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: yes
Tenders may be submitted for one or more lots

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:

Contract-9WXJ-H5RXTI — Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Foundation Trust, North Middlesex University Hospital NHS Trust and Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust are together embarking on a procurement project to identify 1 or more contractors to provide staff support services to the Trusts.
This procurement activity will be split into 3 Lots to enable suppliers to bid for 1 or more Trust and also to enable stakeholders to select the most economically advantageous Tender. Suppliers are expected to show discounts available with their pricing of the service, if they are awarded the contract for more than 1 Trust.
The Lots are as follows:
1. Lot 1 — GOSH,
2. Lot 2 — NMUH,
3. Lot 3 — RFL.
Please see ITT documents for more details.

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 1.12.2015. Completion 12.10.2018

Information about lots

Lot No: 1 Lot title: Great Ormond Street Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

1)Short description

This procurement is for a contract for the provision of staff support services (employee assistance programme — EAP).

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

76460000

3)Quantity or scope

The Supplier will deliver an effective and modern EAP service to Great Ormond Street Hospital NHS Foundation Trust (the Authority). As a minimum, the EAP service will be made available to all staff directly employed by the Authority.

4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion

Duration in months: 36 (from the award of the contract)

5)Additional information about lots

Please see ITT Documents for additional information about the Trust and the requirements.

Lot No: 2 Lot title: North Middlesex University Hospital NHS Trust

1)Short description

This procurement is for a contract for the provision of staff support services (employee assistance programme — EAP).

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

76460000

3)Quantity or scope

The Supplier will deliver an effective and modern EAP service to North Middlesex University Hospital NHS Trust (the Authority). As a minimum, the EAP service will be made available to all staff directly employed by the Authority.

4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion

Duration in months: 36 (from the award of the contract)

5)Additional information about lots

Please see ITT Documents for additional information about the Trust and the requirements. North Middlesex University Hospital NHS Trust will also be commissioning the services on behalf of Barnet Enfield and Haringey Mental Health Trust.

Lot No: 3 Lot title: Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust

1)Short description

This procurement is for a contract for the provision of staff support services (employee assistance programme — EAP).

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

76460000

3)Quantity or scope

The Supplier will deliver an effective and modern EAP service to Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust (the Authority). As a minimum, the EAP service will be made available to all staff directly employed by the Authority.

4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion

Starting 1.12.2015. Completion 29.11.2018

5)Additional information about lots

Please see ITT Documents for additional information about the Trust and the requirements.

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract

III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:

N/A.
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: yes
Description of particular conditions: NHS terms and conditions for the supply of services 2014.
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: As per ITT documents.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: As per ITT documents.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: As per ITT documents.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
As per ITT documents.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
As per ITT documents.
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: no

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: no

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

Envisaged number of operators: 0
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: Criteria for short listing candidates and award of contract is contained within the ITT documents.

IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue

Recourse to staged procedure to gradually reduce the number of solutions to be discussed or tenders to be negotiated no
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

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

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

PR1488
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document

Time limit for receipt of requests for documents or for accessing documents: 18.9.2015 – 14:00
Payable documents: no

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

21.9.2015 – 10:00

IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

19.8.2015

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

Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: no

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published: 3 to 4 years.

VI.2)Information about European Union funds

The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no

VI.3)Additional information

Please register on the Due North Portal — www.ippsourcing.org — where you will be required to register before accessing the documents. All documentation must be completed and submitted via the Due North portal. Failure to do so will mean you will not be considered further. All correspondence must be via the Due North Portal.

Last date for queries from suppliers is Monday 14th September at 14:00.

Suppliers to submit proposals by 21.9.2015 at 10:00.

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:

19.8.2015

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