Healthwatch Lancashire Contract

Healthwatch Lancashire Contract

Local Healthwatch Service will help to ensure that the views and feedback from local people are an integral part of local commissioning across health and social care.

United Kingdom-Preston: Health and social work services

2017/S 212-440499

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Lancashire County Council
2nd Floor, CCP, County Hall
Preston
PR1 8XJ
United Kingdom
Contact person: Jackie Riley
E-mail: caphprocurement@lancashire.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKD4
Internet address(es):Main address: http://www.lancashire.gov.uk
I.2)Joint procurement

I.3)Communication

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

LPS CAPH Provision of a Local Healthwatch Service in Lancashire RFQ 15181856.

II.1.2)Main CPV code

85000000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

Healthwatch was created by the Health and Social Care Act 2012 as the independent consumer champion for health and social care.

Healthwatch operates at national level through Healthwatch England and at a local level through local Healthwatch.

The local Healthwatch Service will help to ensure that the views and feedback from local people are an integral part of local commissioning across health and social care.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 1 314 000.00 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)

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKD4

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Healthwatch was created by the Health and Social Care Act 2012 as the independent consumer champion for health and social care.

Healthwatch operates at national level through Healthwatch England and at a local level through local Healthwatch. Local Healthwatch operates in each upper tier local authority area.

Local Healthwatch Service will help to ensure that the views and feedback from local people are an integral part of local commissioning across health and social care.

To ensure that Lancashire County Council (the Authority) fulfils its statutory responsibility in relation to the creation of Healthwatch Lancashire (‘the Service’), the Provider, in delivering the Service will:

Promote and support the involvement of local people in the commissioning, provision and scrutiny of local care services.

Enable local people to monitor the standard of local care services and whether / how they could / ought to be improved. This includes the right to carry out ‘Enter and View’ visits on premises where publically funded care services are provided as part of its role in gathering evidence.

Obtain the views of people about their need for and their experiences of local care services and making these views known to persons responsible for commissioning, providing, managing or scrutinising local care services.

Make reports and recommendations about how local care services could or ought to be improved.

Provide advice and information about access to local care services so choices can be made about local care services.

The Service ensure people and communities are involved in the decision making process about the commissioning, design and provision of care services in Lancashire. Local people should also be involved in informing the local Health service priorities and commenting on the quality of the organisation’s activities.

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

Value excluding VAT: 1 314 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The Contract is for a two (2) year initial term with the option to extend by any period or periods for an additional one (1) year.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
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

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
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: 12/12/2017
Local time: 10:00
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: 12/12/2017
Local time: 10:00

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:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Royal Courts of Justice — The High Court
London
WC2A 2LL
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 2079476000Internet address:https://courttribunalfinder.service.gov/courts/royal-courts-of-justice
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:

02/11/2017

 

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