GP Services Contract Lincoln

GP Services Contract Lincoln

Provision of Primary Medical GP Services at University Health Centre, Lincoln University, Brayford Pool, Lincoln.

United Kingdom-Derby: General-practitioner services

2016/S 086-152607

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 NHS England (NHS Commissioning Board)
10 Nottingham Road
For the attention of: Raj Dosanjh
DE1 3QT Derby
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: Rajinder.Dosanjh@ardengemcsu.nhs.uk

Internet address(es):

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

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

Electronic access to information: https://ardengemcsu.bravosolution.co.uk/web/login.html

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: https://ardengemcsu.bravosolution.co.uk/web/login.html

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

The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: yes

NHS England — Midlands and East (Central Midlands)
Cross O’Cliff Court, Bracebridge Heath
LN4 2HN Lincoln
UNITED KINGDOM

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description

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

Provision of Primary Medical GP Services at University Health Centre, Lincoln University, Brayford Pool, Lincoln, LN6 7GA.

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
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Lincolnshire.

NUTS code UKF3

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

Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in years: 5

Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement

Estimated value excluding VAT: 2 276 750 GBP

II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)

NHS Arden & GEM seeks a provider to offer high quality and safe GP services (in accordance with General Medical Service Regulations) for circa 7 661 patients from the existing purpose built premises located at Lincoln University, Brayford Pool, Lincoln, LN6 7GA from 1.10.2016.
The current APMS (Alternative Provider Medical Services) contract includes the obligation to provide all Essential and Additional Services and a wide range of Enhanced Services.
The practice is located on the Lincoln University Campus, Brayford Pool site, which is located approximately 0.5 miles from Lincoln City Centre. When students enrol at the University of Lincoln, they will have the opportunity to register with the surgery. This is an established practice, operating out of premises converted for the practice. The practice is open between 8:00 and 18:30 Monday to Friday. Some extended hours are provided as outlined in the service specification.
This procurement will be conducted by Lincolnshire West CCG and NHS England, Midlands and East (Central Midlands) as commissioners. Any contract arising from this procurement will be between the successful Provider and NHS England (National Health Service Commissioning Board) and Lincolnshire West CCG as delegated commissioners on behalf of NHS England.
For this service provision Arden & GEM CSU would like to encourage innovative
solutions including consortia, strategic alliances and sub-contracts which will
deliver value for money and improved services to patients. The services must be
provided by GPs and Nurses and they will be required to deliver an outcome based
service to include:
— High quality Primary Medical Services responsive to the needs of the local
population
— Provision of professional advice to patients and promotion of healthy living with
the aim of tackling the underlying causes of ill health
— Provision of all essential and additional services
— All Enhanced Services commissioned by NHS England, the Clinical Commissioning Group
(CCG) and the local authority
— Robust business management systems and processes for improved patient experience
— Financial management — efficient use and maximisation of available resources.
Maintain financial control within the available budget
The successful provider will need to demonstrate that they can deliver service(s) of a continuously-high quality, ensure a sustainable workforce and be responsive to the needs of the local population. The providers will be required to establish and maintain best practices and use them for continuous service improvement during the term of the contract. The providers will also need to adopt applicable national guidance.
The Commissioner encourages innovation and use of technology within service delivery.
It is seeking patient centred solutions for the provision of service that consistently delivers high levels of patient satisfaction with the following aims:
— The increased and right access — the method of service delivery needs to be
flexible to meet the varying patient needs
— The right clinical assessment — specialist assessment for children and elderly
patients or that with a disability
— The right timing — the timely inspection and screening of vulnerable patients for
prevention of any complications.
Estimated total Contract Value excluding VAT of 2 276 750 GBP (estimated total for 5 year duration)
The contract value provided in this notice is for the total amount over a 5 year period which is 455 350 GBP per annum over 5 years. The new contract is scheduled to commence from the 1.10.2016 for a period of 5 years, with the option to extend for a further 5 years TUPE will apply to this service.
The Invitation to Tender (ITT) documentation will be available from 27.4.2016 via:

https://ardengemcsu.bravosolution.co.uk/web/login.html.

The ITT reference for this service is itt_429
All completed bids must be submitted by
12:00 noon on 10.6.2016.
All correspondence relating to this procurement throughout all the stages of the process will be managed through the Arden & GEM CSU eTendering Procurement Portal messaging facility only.
Bidders have the opportunity to ask clarification questions during the procurement process. The deadline for clarification questions is 17:00 on 1.6.2016. Instructions on the clarification process is available in Document 1 — ITT Process and Over view Document.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85121100, 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

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:

NHS Arden & GEM seeks a provider to offer high quality and safe GP services (in accordance with General Medical Service Regulations) for circa 7 661 patients from the existing purpose built premises located at Lincoln University, Brayford Pool, Lincoln, LN6 7GA from 1.10.2016.
The current APMS (Alternative Provider Medical Services) contract includes the obligation to provide all Essential and Additional Services and a wide range of Enhanced Services.
The practice is located on the Lincoln University Campus, Brayford Pool site, which is located approximately 0.5 miles from Lincoln City Centre. When students enrol at the University of Lincoln, they will have the opportunity to register with the surgery. This is an established practice, operating out of premises converted for the practice. The practice is open between 8:00 and 18:30 Monday to Friday. Some extended hours are provided as outlined in the service specification.
This procurement will be conducted by Lincolnshire West CCG and NHS England, Midlands and East (Central Midlands) as commissioners. Any contract arising from this procurement will be between the successful Provider and NHS England (National Health Service Commissioning Board) and Lincolnshire West CCG as delegated commissioners on behalf of NHS England.
For this service provision Arden & GEM CSU would like to encourage innovative
solutions including consortia, strategic alliances and sub-contracts which will
deliver value for money and improved services to patients. The services must be
provided by GPs and Nurses and they will be required to deliver an outcome based
service to include:
— High quality Primary Medical Services responsive to the needs of the local
population
— Provision of professional advice to patients and promotion of healthy living with
the aim of tackling the underlying causes of ill health
— Provision of all essential and additional services
— All Enhanced Services commissioned by NHS England, the Clinical Commissioning Group
(CCG) and the local authority
— Robust business management systems and processes for improved patient experience
— Financial management — efficient use and maximisation of available resources.
Maintain financial control within the available budget
The successful provider will need to demonstrate that they can deliver service(s) of a continuously-high quality, ensure a sustainable workforce and be responsive to the needs of the local population. The providers will be required to establish and maintain best practices and use them for continuous service improvement during the term of the contract. The providers will also need to adopt applicable national guidance.
The Commissioner encourages innovation and use of technology within service delivery.
It is seeking patient centred solutions for the provision of service that consistently delivers high levels of patient satisfaction with the following aims:
— The increased and right access — the method of service delivery needs to be
flexible to meet the varying patient needs
— The right clinical assessment — specialist assessment for children and elderly
patients or that with a disability
— The right timing — the timely inspection and screening of vulnerable patients for
prevention of any complications.
The contract value provided in this notice is for the total amount over a 5 year period.
The new contract is scheduled to commence from the 1.10.2016 for a period of 5 years, with the option to extend for a further 5 years pending outcome of a business case submitted to Efficiency Control Committee (ECC). TUPE will apply to this service.
The Invitation to Tender (ITT) documentation will be available from 26.4.2016 via:

https://ardengemcsu.bravosolution.co.uk/web/login.html.

The ITT reference for this service is itt_429
All completed bids must be submitted by
12:00 noon on 10.6.2016.
All correspondence relating to this procurement throughout all the stages of the process will be managed through the Arden and GEM CSU eTendering Procurement Portal messaging facility only.
Bidders have the opportunity to ask clarification questions during the procurement process. The deadline for clarification questions is 17:00 on 1.6.2016. Instructions on the clarification process is available in Document 1 — ITT Process and Over view Document.
Estimated value excluding VAT: 2 276 750 GBP

II.2.2)Information about options
II.2.3)Information about renewals

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

Starting 1.10.2016. Completion 30.9.2021

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract

III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:

Parent company or other guarantee bonds, deposits, insurance or other forms of security may be required in certain circumstances.
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:

The Contracting Authority reserves the right to require groupings of contractors to
take a particular legal form or to require one party to undertake primary legal
liability or to require that each party undertakes joint and several liability.
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

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

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

itt_429

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

no

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

10.6.2016 – 12:00

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

27.4.2016

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

in days: 90 (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

The Contracting Authority intends to use an e-Tendering system in this procurement exercise and reserves the right to use a reverse auction. [DN delete if electronic auction not being used]
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 e-Sourcing portal (this is only required once) — Browse to the e-Sourcing 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 e-Tendering help-desk.

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:

27.4.2016

 

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