Employee Assistance Programme – NHS Tayside

Employee Assistance Programme – NHS Tayside

Provide comprehensive counselling service for NHS Tayside employees.

United Kingdom-Dundee: Counselling services

2019/S 152-374974

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

NHS Tayside
Ninewells Hospital
Dundee
DD1 9SY
United Kingdom
Contact person: Carol Mackie
Telephone: +44 1382660111
E-mail: carol.mackie@nhs.net
Fax: +44 1382496253
NUTS code: UKM
I.2)Information about joint procurement

I.3)Communication

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

Provision of an Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)

Reference number: CON/016/19

II.1.2)Main CPV code

85312320

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

Provision of a comprehensive counselling service for NHS Tayside employees

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 575 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

85312320

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKM71
Main site or place of performance:

Tayside Area

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Provision of a comprehensive counselling service for NHS Tayside employees as described in the service specification

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: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Initial contract period of two (2) years with an option to extend for further two (2) years plus one (1) year

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

List and brief description of conditions:

It is a mandatory requirement for each Potential Participant (or any of its sub contractors) to operate a quality management system.

It is a mandatory requirement for each Potential Participant (or any of its sub contractors) to only use practitioners who meet the minimum english language requirements.

It is a mandatory requirement for each Potential Participant (or any of its sub contractors) to be able to demonstrate their previous experience of providing a service similar to the one required in this Contract.

It is a mandatory requirement for each Potential Participant (or any of its sub contractors) to fully comply with the Data Protection Act.

It is a mandatory requirement for each Potential Participant (or any of its sub contractors) to have in place the insurances listed in the ITT and to ensure that all practitioners have in place personal professional indemnity insurance of 5 000 000 GBP.

It is a mandatory requirement for each Potential Participant (or any of its sub contractors) to only use such practitioners in the provision of this service that hold the qualifications and registrations outlined in the tender documents.

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:

It is a mandatory requirement for each Potential Participant (or any of its sub contractors) to operate a quality management system.

It is a mandatory requirement for each Potential Participant (or any of its sub contractors) to only use practitioners who meet the minimum english language requirements.

It is a mandatory requirement for each Potential Participant (or any of its sub contractors) to be able to demonstrate their previous experience of providing a service similar to the one required in this Contract.

It is a mandatory requirement for each Potential Participant (or any of its sub contractors) to fully comply with the Data Protection Act.

It is a mandatory requirement for each Potential Participant (or any of its sub contractors) to have in place the insurances listed in the ITT and to ensure that all practitioners have in place personal professional indemnity insurance of 5 000 000 GBP.

It is a mandatory requirement for each Potential Participant (or any of its sub contractors) to only use such practitioners in the provision of this service that hold the qualifications and registrations outlined in the tender 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

Obligation to indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff assigned to performing 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

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

Date: 11/09/2019
Local time: 12:00
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: 11/09/2019
Local time: 12:00

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:

All information as contained in tender documents

The buyer is using PCS-Tender to conduct this ITT exercise. The Project code is 14221. For more information see: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/info/InfoCentre.aspx?ID=2343

(SC Ref:593519)

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

NHS Tayside
Ninewells Hospital
Dundee
DD1 9SY
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1382660111
Fax: +44 1382496253Internet address: http://www.nhstayside.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:

06/08/2019

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