GP Out of Hours Service for Vale of York
The service provider(s) will provide qualified and suitable healthcare professionals to deliver immediate or necessary primary healthcare treatment during the out of hours period. Services delivered will be high quality, safe, effective and will enhance the patient experience during the out of hours period.
United Kingdom-Stockton on Tees: General-practitioner services
Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)
North of England Commissioning Support
Teesdale House, Westpoint Road, Thornaby
TS17 6BL Stockton on Tees
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
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities
The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: yes
NHS Vale of York Clinical Commissioning Group
Section II: Object of the contract
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Service category No 25: Health and social services
NUTS code UKE21
II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
The service provider(s) will provide qualified and suitable healthcare professionals to deliver immediate or necessary primary healthcare treatment during the out of hours period. Services delivered will be high quality, safe, effective and will enhance the patient experience during the out of hours period. This will ensure that the patient is treated by the right professional, in the most appropriate place and within the correct timeframe.
The aims of this service are to ensure that:
The service supports the delivery of urgent care across the whole system
The service can respond flexibly to changing needs and is delivered to patients in a timely manner
The service is accessible to patients
The provider(s) works closely with other providers of urgent care
The provider(s) prioritises patients with urgent care needs
The provider(s) develops an effective working relationship with local GP practices and
The provider(s) cooperates and complies with other commissioned services, including NHS 111.
Under the Public Services (Social Value) Act 2012 the contracting authority must consider
How what is proposed to be procured might improve the economic, social and environmental well-being of the relevant area and
How, in conducting the process of procurement, it might act with a view to securing the improvement.
The contract will be offered for a term of 3 years with effect from 1 April 2015 with an option to extend for a further 2 years, agreed annually and subject to satisfactory contractual performance, reviewed by both parties.
The Invitation to Tender (ITT) and supporting documents are available to download through In-Tend who are the managed service provider for the NECS e-tendering portal.
NECS is utilising this 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 portalhttps://In-tendhost.co.uk/necs. 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 0844 2728810 (Monday to Friday 8am to 5pm) or email firstname.lastname@example.orgA Bidder event for further clarification and explanation of the procurement process has been arranged 1.00-3.00pm on Monday 4th August July 2014. Please refer to the ITT documentation for instruction of how to book.
The closing date for submission of Tenders is 12 noon 3.9.2014.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)
II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
II.1.9)Information about variants
II.2.2)Information about options
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up
IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
Section VI: Complementary information
VI.1)Information about recurrence
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: