Health Advocacy Service Tender Warwickshire

Health Advocacy Service Tender Warwickshire

All 3 service areas will be commissioned by Warwickshire County Council.

United Kingdom-Warwick: Health and social work services

2018/S 011-021576

Social and other specific services – public contracts

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Warwickshire County Council
PO Box 3, Shire Hall, Market Square
Warwick
CV34 4RH
United Kingdom
Contact person: Mrs M K Nagra
Telephone: +44 1926412026
E-mail: procurement@warwickshire.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKG13Internet address(es):Main address: www.warwickshire.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.warwickshire.gov.uk/procurement

I.1)Name and addresses

Coventry City Council
Earl Street
Coventry
CV1 5RR
United Kingdom
Contact person: Paula Stanley
Telephone: +44 2476294454
E-mail: paula.stanley@coventry.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKG13Internet address(es):Main address: www.coventry.gov.uk

I.1)Name and addresses

NHS Coventry and Rugby CCG
Quinton Rd
Coventry
CV1 2NJ
United Kingdom
Contact person: Catherine Rigney
Telephone: +44 7552267743
E-mail: Catherine.Rigney@coventryrugbyccg.nhs.uk
NUTS code: UKG13Internet address(es):Main address: www.coventryrugbyccg.nhs.uk

I.2)Joint procurement

The contract involves joint procurement

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: www.csw-jets.co.uk
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority

I.5)Main activity

General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Health advocacy service

Reference number: CSW 5620

II.1.2)Main CPV code

85000000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

Warwickshire County Council’s aim is to make the County the best that it can be. Its vision is for Warwickshire’s communities to be supported to be safe, healthy and independent, with vulnerable members of the community supported. The required health advocacy service is one way in which Warwickshire County Council will achieve this aim and vision. All 3 service areas will be commissioned by Warwickshire County Council. In addition, Independent Mental Health Advocacy (IMHA) provision will be commissioned, on behalf of Coventry City Council (CCC) for statutory IMHA, and Coventry and Rugby NHS Clinical Commissioning Group (CR CCG) for non-statutory IMHA. Full details regarding this, including specific client eligibility inclusions and exclusions criteria for each service area, are detailed in the relevant service area schedules contained in the health advocacy service specification.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

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)

85000000
85323000
98000000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKG33
NUTS code: UKG13
Main site or place of performance:

Generally within the Council boundaries of Warwickshire County Council and Coventry City.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The Health Advocacy Service will provide an integrated and independent advocacy service, which encompasses three service areas:

– Independent NHS Complaints Advocacy Service – statutory provision.

– Independent mental health advocacy service – statutory and non-statutory provision.

– General health advocacy service – non-statutory provision.

The health advocacy service will meet the statutory requirements for the provision of Independent NHS Complaints Advocacy and Independent Mental Health Advocacy, and also provide non-statutory advocacy that is targeted to individuals most in need, to prevent crises and admissions.

All 3 service areas will be commissioned by Warwickshire County Council. In addition, Independent Mental Health Advocacy (IMHA) provision will be commissioned, on behalf of Coventry City Council (CCC) for statutory IMHA, and Coventry and Rugby NHS Clinical Commissioning Group (CR CCG) for non-statutory IMHA. Full details regarding this, including specific client eligibility inclusions and exclusions criteria for each service area, are detailed in the relevant service area schedules contained in the Health Advocacy Service specification.

II.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract or the framework agreement

Duration in months: 60

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

The initial contract period will be 3 years with the option to extend for up to 2 further years. These services may be subject to other modifications and changes in order to meet the changing needs and demands of the Council and the customers. This may also be as the result of additional or reduced funding streams.

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation

III.1.4)Objective rules and criteria for participation

List and brief description of rules and criteria:

All as detailed in the tender documentation.

The Council will undertake its financial assessment of the tendering organisation (and if considered necessary by the Council, any partners within a consortium bid) based on its own evaluation of the tenderers’ most recent 2 years accounts (or if 2 years accounts are not available, equivalent evidence which confirms financial viability). The assessment of accounts will be supported by an independent credit reference report from Credit-safe where this is available. The Council may also impose a Bond or Performance Guarantee on the successful Tenderer. Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: Evidence as stated in the tender documentation.

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:

All as detailed in the tender documentation.

III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description

IV.1.1)Form of procedure

Open procedure
IV.1.3)Information about framework agreement

IV.1.10)Identification of the national rules applicable to the procedure:

Information about national procedures is available at: http://www.legislation.gov.uk/uksi/2015/102/contents/made

IV.1.11)Main features of the award procedure:

All as detailed in the tender documentation.

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 / Time limit for receipt of expressions of interest

Date: 19/02/2018
Local time: 10:00

IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:

English

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

Electronic ordering will be used
Electronic invoicing will be accepted
Electronic payment will be used

VI.3)Additional information:

Warwickshire County Council will be using its e-tendering system (CSW-JETS) for the administration of this procurement process. Providers must register with the system (if they haven’t previously done so) in order to be able to express an interest in the project and download documents and to correspond with us about this procurement. The web address for CSW-JETS is www.csw-jets.co.uk. Registration and use of CSW-JETS is free.

If you are having trouble registering with CSW-JETS please email us at procurement@warwickshire.gov.uk.

All correspondence or clarifications relating to this procurement must be submitted via the CSWJETS correspondence function.

Electronic ordering/payment/invoicing may be used.

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Warwickshire County Council
Warwick
United Kingdom
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:

15/01/2018

 

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