Health Services Tender Nottingham

Health Services Tender Nottingham

Provision of urgent care walk in centre in Nottingham City.

United Kingdom-Mansfield: Health services

2014/S 141-253211

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Greater East Midlands Commissioning Support Unit
Birch House, Ransom Wood Business Park, Southwell Road West
For the attention of: Shelley-Louisa Colton
NG21 0JD Mansfield
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: shelley-louisa.colton@gemcsu.nhs.uk

Internet address(es):

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

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

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: https://gemcsu.bravosolution.co.uk/

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: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description

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

Provision of urgent care walk in centre in Nottingham City.

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: Nottinghamshire is a county in the East Midlands of England, from April 2013, groups of GPs and other key healthcare professionals have been responsible for around 80 % of the healthcare budget in their area and will plan and pay for services for the local population. The scope of this notice includes 4 CCGs covering Nottinghamshire: Nottingham City, Rushcliffe, Nottingham West, Nottingham North and East.
NUTS code UK,UKF14
II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement

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

Greater East Midlands Commissioning Support Unit is seeking expressions of interest for the provision of an Urgent Care Walk in Centre in Nottingham City on behalf of Nottingham City, Nottingham West, Nottingham North and East and Rushcliffe Clinical Commissioning Groups. The aim of Urgent Care and Walk in Centre is to assess and treat immediate but non-life threatening health conditions outside of the hospital, in a city-central location.
The Services will be required to meet the following needs:
— Improved access to health services for immediate health concerns outside of the hospital and within Nottingham city centre.
— Provide a tier of provision between Primary Care and ED, for patients that have urgent but non-life threating and promote the appropriate use local health services.
— Provide assessment and treatment to the majority of patients within the same visit.
— Provide access to a range of health professionals (including GP assessment as appropriate).
— Provide improved access to diagnostics for immediate health problems in the community (including X-ray).
— Provide improved access to assessment for acute eye conditions.
— Complete assessment and treatment as soon as possible and within 2 hours for tier 1 patients (no diagnostics required) and within 4 hours for tier 2 patients (requiring diagnostics).
— Reduce health inequalities by improving health outcomes for non-registered patients and for vulnerable patient groups.
— Have a system wide approach to service delivery, ensuring cohesive working between services within the Urgent Care Network.
— The provider will work with commissioners to develop CQUIN and QIPP schemes to reduce unnecessary ED attendances over the duration of the contract.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

8510000085150000

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
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract

II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

It is anticipated that the Contract commencement date will be Wednesday 1.4.2015. The initial term of the contract will be for 3 years.

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of these options: With option to extend for a maximum of 24 month period. Therefore, the maximum contract period is 5 years.
II.2.3)Information about renewals

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

Starting 1.4.2015. Completion 31.3.2018

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 guarantees may be required in certain circumstances. Further details will be provided within Memorandum of Information in the Pre Qualification Questionnaire.

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

Please refer to the Memorandum of Information in the Pre Qualification Questionnaire.
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

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: yes

Description of particular conditions: The 2014/15 NHS Standard Contract (http://www.england.nhs.uk/nhs-standard-contract/) and will comply with the requirements of the Service.

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: Suppliers Instructions How to Express Interest in this Tender~: 1. Register your company on the eSourcing portal (this is only required once) – Browse to the eSourcing Portal: https://gemcsu.bravosolution.co.ukand click the link to register – Accept the terms and conditions and click ‘continue’ – Enter your correct business and user details – Note the username you chose and click ‘Save’ when complete – You will shortly receive an email with your unique password (please keep this secure) 2. Express an Interest in the tender – Login to the portal with the username/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 onscreen instructions to complete the PQQ/ ITT – There may be a mixture of online and offline actions for you to perform (there is detailed online 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 online help, or contact the eTendering help desk. The closing date for submitting expression of interest and your organisations fully completed pre-qualification questionnaire (Bravo reference pqq_66) is by 17:00 hrs on Friday 29.8.2014.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Please refer to the Memorandum of Information in the Pre Qualification Questionnaire.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
Please refer to the Memorandum of Information in the Pre Qualification Questionnaire.
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

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Restricted

IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate

Envisaged minimum number 1: and maximum number 6
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: For full details please refer to the Memorandum of Information section Part 2 Section 2.2.6. The top 6 Bidders ranked upon the scores achieved plus the passing the mandatory pass/fail elements of the Pre-Qualification Questionnaire will qualify for participation in the ITT stage.
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:

project 91.

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: 28.8.2014 – 17:00
Payable documents: no

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

29.8.2014 – 17:00
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

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 services to which this procurement relates fall within Part B of Schedule 3, Part 10 to the Public Contracts Regulations 2006 (“the Regulations”). Neither the inclusion of a Bidder selection stage nor the use of the term Pre qualification Questionnaire and Invitation to Tender 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 Part B services. The Contracting Authority intends to use an eTendering system in this procurement exercise and reserves the right to use a reverse auction.

Providers wishing to express interest in providing these services must in the first instance contact gamma.prasad@gemcsu.nhs.uk

Your organisation should now register on the Bravo website https://gemcsu.bravosolution.co.uk to access the Memorandum of Information and Pre-Qualification Questionnaire to continue through the next stages. For any support in submitting your response please contact the eTendering Help-desk at +44 8000112470 or help@bravosolution.co.uk

The closing date for submitting expression of interest and your organisations fully completed pre-qualification questionnaire (Bravo reference pqq_66) is by 17:00 hrs on Friday 29.8.2014.

VI.4)Procedures for appeal

VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

Greater East Midlands Commissioning Support Unit
Birch House, Ransom Wood Business Park, Southwell Road West
NG21 0JD Mansfield
UNITED KINGDOM
Internet address: https://gemcsu.bravosolution.co.uk

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: Please note that this notice is for a Part B Service, this is a non mandatory notice. The services to which this PQQ relates fall within Part B of Schedule 3, Part 10 to the Public Contracts Regulations 2006 (“the Regulations”). Neither the inclusion of a Bidder selection stage nor the use of the term Pre Qualification Questionnaire nor any other indication shall be taken to mean that the Principal[s] or contracting authorities intend to hold themselves bound by any of the Regulations, save those applicable to Part B services.
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

22.7.2014

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