Healthwatch North Lincolnshire Contract

Healthwatch North Lincolnshire Contract

The aim of this tendering process is to award a contract for the provision and delivery of the Healthwatch function in North Lincolnshire from 1.9.2018 to 31.8.2020.

United Kingdom-Scunthorpe: Health and social work services

2018/S 050-110842

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

North Lincolnshire Council
Civic Centre, Ashby Road
Scunthorpe
DN16 1AB
United Kingdom
Contact person: All communication through https://www.yortender.co.uk
E-mail: procurement@northlincs.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKE13
Internet address(es):Main address: http://www.northlincs.gov.uk

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

I.2)Joint procurement

I.3)Communication

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

Healthwatch North Lincolnshire

II.1.2)Main CPV code

85000000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

The aim of this tendering process is to award a contract for the provision and delivery of the Healthwatch function in North Lincolnshire from 1.9.2018 to 31.8.2020. There is a possibility for 2 x 12 month extension periods, subject to availability of funding and satisfactory performance.

The core functions of the Healthwatch North Lincolnshire will include:

— To obtain the views, expectations and concerns of local people about the health and social care services provided for them and to use this knowledge to influence improvements in those services (including, but not limited to, their quality, availability and suitability).

— Responding to local service user views, to investigate local care services, making appropriate use of Healthwatch’s statutory enter and view function, and to report on findings, making recommendations for improvement as appropriate, to those involved in commissioning, provision and scrutiny of care services.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 484 000.00 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: UKE13

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The core functions of the Healthwatch North Lincolnshire will be:

— To obtain the views, expectations and concerns of local people about the health and social care services provided for them and to use this knowledge to influence improvements in those services (including, but not limited to, their quality, availability and suitability).

— Responding to local service user views, to investigate local care services, making appropriate use of Healthwatch’s statutory enter and view function, and to report on findings, making recommendations for improvement as appropriate, to those involved in commissioning, provision and scrutiny of care services.

— Make recommendations to Healthwatch England to advise the Care Quality Commission to carry out special reviews or investigations into areas of concern.

— Provide accurate and up to date information and advice on how to access health and social care services to all residents of North Lincolnshire.

— To empower service users to be able to influence the design and delivery of local care services.

— Be a statutory member of the North Lincolnshire Health and Well-being Board and use this role to bring forward the views of residents and to follow up on identifying what difference Healthwatch’s representations have made.

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: 484 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

There is a possibility for 2 x 12 month extension periods, subject to availability of funding and satisfactory performance.

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: no
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: 16/04/2018
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

Duration in months: 24 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 16/04/2018
Local time: 12:30

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published:

The initial contract is due to finish 31.8.2020. There is a possibility for 2 x 12 month extension periods, subject to availability of funding and satisfactory performance. As such, a further notice may be published before the end of the initial contract in 2020, or at the end of either of the extension periods in 2021 or 2022.

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

North Lincolnshire Council
Legal Services, Civic Centre, Ashby Road
Scunthorpe
DN16 1AB
United KingdomInternet address:http://www.northlincs.gov.uk
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

North Lincolnshire Council
Civic Centre, Ashby Road
Scunthorpe
DN16 1AB
United KingdomInternet address:http://www.yortender.co.uk

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

12/03/2018

 

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