Hard of Hearing Assessment Service in Gloucestershire

Hard of Hearing Assessment Service in Gloucestershire

Gloucestershire County Council is looking for the provision of a hard of hearing service, providing assessments for adults who have a medically identified hearing loss, to identify equipment to improve their quality of life

United Kingdom-Gloucester: Health and social work services

2014/S 094-165039

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Gloucestershire County Council
Westgate Street, Shirehall
For the attention of: Sandra Walker, Lisa Clift
GL1 2TG Gloucester
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1452328521 / 1452328509
E-mail: sandra.walker@gloucestershire.gov.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: www.supplyingthesouthwest.org.uk

Further information can be obtained from: Supplying the South West
www.supplyingthesouthwest.org.uk

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: Supplying the South West
www.supplyingthesouthwest.org.uk

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: Supplying the South West
www.supplyingthesouthwest.org.uk

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority

I.3)Main activity

General public services

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:

Hard of Hearing Assessment Service in Gloucestershire.

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: Gloucestershire.

NUTS code UKK13

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)

Gloucestershire County Council is looking for the provision of a hard of hearing service, providing assessments for adults who have a medically identified hearing loss, to identify equipment to improve their quality of life. The service will also provide signposting to and/or delivery of complementary support eg drop-ins, support groups and leisure services for people who are hard of hearing.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

8500000098000000

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:

Estimated value excluding VAT: 202 000 GBP

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: 54 (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:

See tender pack.

III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

See tender pack.

III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

See tender pack.

III.1.4)Other particular conditions

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: no
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: See tender pack.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: See tender pack.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: See tender pack.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
See tender pack.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
See tender pack.
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
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:

PR000286

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

no
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document

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

23.6.2014 – 06:00
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

IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 23.6.2014
Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: yes

Additional information about authorised persons and opening procedure: Authorised representatives of Gloucestershire County Council. Tender submissions are to be made electronically using www.supplyingthesouthwest.org.uk

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

This Contract Notice is for a Part B service and is published on a voluntary basis.
VI.4)Procedures for appeal

VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

Gloucestershire County Council

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:

14.5.2014

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