Healthcare Planning Services for NHS Wales

Healthcare Planning Services for NHS Wales

NHS Wales requires the services of suitably qualified Healthcare Planners on a call off basis to include [but not limited to] assisting with a range of requirements around Stategic Outline Case development.

United Kingdom-Cardiff: Construction management services

2015/S 250-458369

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

NHS Wales Procurement Services as hosted by Velindre NHS Trust
4th Floor, Companies House, Crown Way
Contact point(s): Procurement Services
For the attention of: Richard Gaunt
CF14 3UZ Cardiff
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2920905390
E-mail: richard.gaunt@wales.nhs.uk

Internet address(es):

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

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.sell2wales.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA0221

Electronic access to information: www.etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: www.etenderwales.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: yes

Aneurin Bevan University Health Board

Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University Health Board

Cardiff & Vale University Health Board

Hywel Dda University Health Board

Cwm Taf University Health Board

Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board

Powys Teaching Health Board

Welsh Ambulance Services NHS Trust

Velindre NHS Trust

Public Health Wales NHS Trust

Welsh Government

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description

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

Framework Agreement for Healthcare Planning Services for NHS Wales.

II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Services
Service category No 11: Management consulting services [6] and related services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: The agreement will be made available for all NHS Wales Organisations to utilise but principally through the offices of NHS Wales Shared Services Partnership — Specialist Estates Services.

NUTS code UKL

II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)

The notice involves the establishment of a framework agreement

II.1.4)Information on framework agreement

Framework agreement with several operators
maximum number of participants to the framework agreement envisaged: 6

Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in years: 4

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

Estimated value excluding VAT: 1 020 000 GBP

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

NHS Wales requires the services of suitably qualified Healthcare Planners on a call off basis to include [but not limited to] assisting with a range of requirements around Stategic Outline Case development, Outline Business Case development, Full Business Case development, Construction phase and Commissioning and Patient and Public Engagement (PPE). Such services being applicable to the development of the estate within NHS Wales.
Services are to be provided by means of a 4 year Framework Agreement made available for all NHS organisations to utilise but principally through the offices of NHS Wales Shared Services Partnership — Specialist Estates Services.
More details are contained within the Pre-Qualification Questionnaire (PQQ) and the Invitation to Tender (ITT).

Note: The authority is using eTenderwales to carry out this procurement process. To obtain further information record your interest on Sell2Wales athttp://www.sell2wales.gov.uk/search/search_switch.aspx?ID=35770

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

71540000

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: yes
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract

II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

NHS Wales requires the services of Healthcare Planners on a call off basis to include [but not limited to] assisting with a range of requirements around Stategic Outline Case development, Outline Business Case development, Full Business Case development, services during Construction phase and at Commissioning and Patient and Public Engagement (PPE) stage. Such services being applicable to the development of the estate within NHS Wales.
More details are contained within the Pre Qualification Questionnaire (PQQ) and subject to selection a more detailed set of requirements will be set out in the Invitation to Tender (ITT).

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no

II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: no

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

Duration in months: 48 (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:

As stated in the PQQ.

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

As stated in the PQQ.

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

None specified save that in the case of a partnership or consortia or other groups of more than one legal entity, liability shall be joint and several. In the case of consortia, one party must act as a prime contractor.

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: Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
The PQQ, which is available via the e sourcing portal (see below) will provide details.
Any economic operator may be excluded if it fulfils any or all of the criteria listed in Regulation 57 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015.
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://etenderwales.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 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.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: As set out in the pre qualification questionnaire (PQQ).
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: As set out in the pre qualification questionnaire (PQQ).

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
As set out in the pre qualification questionnaire (PQQ).
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
As set out in the pre qualification questionnaire [PQQ].
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_50460
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
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

25.1.2016 – 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

IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 26.1.2016 – 12:00

Place:

Companies House, Cardiff.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
VI.2)Information about European Union funds

VI.3)Additional information

The Authority anticipates awarding a call off agreement with multiple providers. Any work resulting from the agreement will be subject to either a direct award where this can be ascertained or via a mini competition against specific requirements. There is no commitment to award any business under such an agreement.
Bidders should note that they will be required to enter into NHS Wales terms and conditions as set out in the ITT and that save for matters of clarification or consistency the Contracting Authority will not negotiate the terms.
The Contracting Authority may not accept completed PQQ/ITT’s after the stated closing date.
All tender costs and liabilities incurred by bidders shall be the sole responsibility of the bidders.
The Contracting Authority reserves the right to award the contract in whole, in part or annul the tendering process and not award any contract.
All documents to be priced [where applicable] in sterling and all payments made in sterling.
In relation to Section II.1.9 above, variants will be accepted to the extent permitted in the tender documentation (if at all).
The term of any agreement will be 4 years.
The tendering process may be undertaken in part via electronic means using the Bravo Solution e-tendering system.
The Contracting Authority is acting on behalf of itself, Local Health Boards and other NHS Trusts within Wales.
(WA Ref:35770).
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: Bidders should consult their legal advisor. The Contracting Authority will allow for a minimum 10 calendar day standstill period between notifying the award decision and concluding the contract.
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

23.12.2015

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