Healthwatch Birmingham Contract 2019

Healthwatch Birmingham Contract 2019

Birmingham City Council wishes to invite potential suppliers to submit tenders for a “Contract for the Delivery of a Healthwatch Birmingham Service”.

United Kingdom-Birmingham: Health services

2019/S 014-028816

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Birmingham City Council
PO Box 10680 Woodcock Street
Birmingham
B4 7WB
United Kingdom
Contact person: Corporate Procurement Services
Telephone: +44 1214648000
E-mail: etendering@birmingham.gov.uk
Fax: +44 1213037322
NUTS code: UKG31
Internet address(es):Main address: www.finditinbirmingham.com

Address of the buyer profile: www.in-tendhost.co.uk/birminghamcc

I.2)Information about joint procurement

I.3)Communication

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

Health

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

P0566 — Delivery of Healthwatch Birmingham Services

Reference number: P0566

II.1.2)Main CPV code

85100000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

Birmingham City Council (the Council) wishes to invite potential suppliers to submit tenders for a “Contract for the Delivery of a Healthwatch Birmingham Service”. The Health and Social Care Act 2012 amended the Local Government and Public Involvement in Health Act 2007 (the Act) to create a new consumer champion for health and social care services in the form of Healthwatch. The Healthwatch Birmingham service will play a vital role in improving health and social care services in Birmingham, as well as working with the local health and social care system to develop the areas identified as part of the recent Care Quality Commission review. There is a clear opportunity to develop the voice of the citizen locally ensuring that services are robust, provided at the right time, in the way that meets the needs of citizens. The focus will be supporting citizens to remain in their own homes and communities developing the support networks to enhance their lives.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 2 226 910.00 GBP

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)

85100000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKG31
Main site or place of performance:

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Birmingham City Council (the Council) wishes to invite potential suppliers to submit tenders for a “Contract for the Delivery of a Healthwatch Birmingham Service”. The Health and Social Care Act 2012 amended the Local Government and Public Involvement in Health Act 2007 (the Act) to create a new consumer champion for health and social care services in the form of Healthwatch. The Healthwatch Birmingham service will play a vital role in improving health and social care services in Birmingham, as well as working with the local health and social care system to develop the areas identified as part of the recent Care Quality Commission review. There is a clear opportunity to develop the voice of the citizen locally ensuring that services are robust, provided at the right time, in the way that meets the needs of citizens. The focus will be supporting citizens to remain in their own homes and communities developing the support networks to enhance their lives.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 60
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of options:

With the provision to extend for up to an additional 2 years subject to requirements and satisfactory performance.

II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

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

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation

III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

List and brief description of conditions:

Details will be provided in the tender documentation.

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing

List and brief description of selection criteria:

Details will be provided in the tender documentation.

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:

Details will be provided in the tender documentation.

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability

List and brief description of selection criteria:

Details will be provided in the tender documentation.

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:

Details will be provided 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:
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Open procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction

IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes
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

Date: 18/02/2019
Local time: 12:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

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

English
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 18/02/2019
Local time: 12:00
Place:

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

VI.3)Additional information:

Healthwatch Birmingham will:

— be an effective, powerful and independent local voice for the people of Birmingham,

— promote better outcomes for both adults and children in health,

— promote better outcomes for both adults and children in social care,

— be representative of the diverse communities within Birmingham,

— and demonstrate it has the appropriate level of skills competencies required to deliver its functions to the highest possible level.

The Contract will last for 3 years with the provision to extend for up to an additional 2 years subject to budgetary requirements and satisfactory performance commencing 1.6.2019. Note that the Council is procuring a contract for these services for itself only and the contract will be awarded to 1 supplier. Registration and use of in-tend is free. All correspondence for this procurement process must be via the in-tend correspondence function. If you are unable to register with in-tend please either email us at cps@birmingham.gov.uk or call 0121 464 8000. If you are interested in tendering please click on the following link to access the Council’s tender portal: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/birminghamcc/ and submit your details to register as a bidder. We will send you a log on and password so you can download the tender documentation. Your completed tender documentation should be returned by noon on 18.2.2019 via the “in-tend” system https://in-tendhost.co.uk/birminghamcc

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

High Court of England and Wales
Royal Courts of Justice, Strand
London
WC2A 2LL
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 2079477882
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

VI.4.3)Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

17/01/2019