GP Out of Hours Service for Vale of York

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

2014/S 144-259411

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

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
UNITED KINGDOM

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

National or federal agency/office

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: yes

NHS Vale of York Clinical Commissioning Group

 

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description

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

GP Out of Hours Service for Vale of York.

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 UKE21

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)

North of England Commissioning Support Unit (NECS) on behalf of NHS Vale of York Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) wish to appoint a highly qualified provider to deliver GP Out of Hours service.
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 support@in-tend.co.ukA 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)

8512110085000000

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

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no

II.1.8)Lots

This contract is divided into lots: no

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:

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.3)Information about renewals

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

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

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

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
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

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

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

NECS071

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

no

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: 2.9.2014
Payable documents: no

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

3.9.2014 – 12:00
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: 36 (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

This is a recurrent procurement: no

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
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:

28.7.2014

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