Herefordshire Substance Misuse Services

Herefordshire Substance Misuse Services

Herefordshire Council is seeking tenders for the delivery of Recovery-Oriented Substance Misuse Services to adults and young people, in community and criminal justice settings.

United Kingdom-Hereford: Community health services

2015/S 044-076424

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

The County of Herefordshire District Council
Council Offices, Plough Lane
For the attention of: Mr Alex Hackett
HR4 0LE Hereford
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: procurement@herefordshire.gov.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: www.herefordshire.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: www.herefordshire.gov.uk

Electronic access to information: https://www.supplyingthesouthwest.org.uk/procontract/supplier.nsf/frm_home?ReadForm

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: https://www.supplyingthesouthwest.org.uk/procontract/supplier.nsf/frm_home?ReadForm

Further information can be obtained from: The County of Herefordshire District Council
Council Offices, Plough Lane
Contact point(s): Commercial Services
HR4 0LE Hereford
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: procurement@herefordshire.gov.uk

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: The County of Herefordshire District Council
Council Offices, Plough Lane
Contact point(s): Commercial Services
HR4 0LE Hereford
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: procurement@herefordshire.gov.uk

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: The County of Herefordshire District Council
Council Offices, Plough Lane
Contact point(s): Commercial Services
HR4 0LE Hereford
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: procurement@herefordshire.gov.uk

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority

I.3)Main activity

General public services

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:

Herefordshire Substance Misuse Services.

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

NUTS code UKG

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

The notice involves a public contract
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement

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

To obtain the Tender Documentation you must register on the Supplying the Southwest Portal. Please view details at the bottom of this Short Description.
Herefordshire Council is seeking tenders for the delivery of Recovery-Oriented Substance Misuse Services to adults and young people, in community and criminal justice settings. The focus of these services is recovery from all substances of addiction, utilising pharmacological, psychosocial and recovery support mechanisms and ensuring individuals are capable of sustaining recovery, in the community, post treatment. All related services are included in this tender, except supervised consumption and pharmacy needle exchange. The supervised consumption and pharmacy needle exchange service will commence in year 2 of the contract with additional funding to be agreed. The successful bidder will be expected to provide this service from a commencement date to be advised.
With a population of approximately 184 000, Herefordshire represents an interesting challenge to the delivery of services, not least because of its rurality, containing small, diverse and widely separated communities. Substance misuse issues are distinct with an ageing opiate dependent population, high levels of harmful drinking patterns and alcohol dependence, with concomitant issues including domestic violence and children safeguarding. There is a sub-culture of novel psychoactive substance use, mixed with other substances.
Funding for the supervised consumption and pharmacy needle exchange services have not been included in the Maximum Budget Allocation figure in the Invitation to Tender, or within the Contract Notice estimated Contract Value figure, and will be in addition to these figures.
The Contact Duration will be for 3 years with options to extend on a 1 year + 1 year basis for up to a further 2 years subject to prevailing economic and commercial conditions, service utilisation and supplier performance at the sole discretion of the council.
This is a competitive procurement in accordance with the open process under the EU Procurement Directives and implemented in English Law in the Public Contracts Regulations 2006 (SI 2006 No.5) (PCR 2006), due to regulation 118 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (SI 2015 No. 102).
To obtain the Tender Documentation you MUST register on the Supplying the Southwest Portal as per details below.
The opportunity can be viewed via the following link:

https://www.supplyingthesouthwest.org.uk/procontract/supplier.nsf/frm_home?ReadForm

To Register with Supplying the Southwest Portal (procontract) navigate to https://www.supplyingthesouthwest.org.uk/

If you are already registered with the Supplying the Southwest portal you may need to update your preferred areas of operation to include Herefordshire Council. Log into your account, click on My Opportunities/Update Company Profile/ User Accounts (click on your account name)/Opportunity Areas (click on Change Opportunity Areas). Either select via ‘Area’: ‘All South West’ or ‘By Council’ and check the tick box to add Herefordshire to your selection and ‘Save’.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85323000, 85312300, 85312310, 85312320, 85312500, 85121100, 85141000, 85149000

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no
II.1.8)Lots

II.1.9)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract

II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

The Contact Duration will be for 3 years with options to extend on a 1 year + 1 year basis for up to a further 2 years subject to prevailing economic and commercial conditions, service utilisation and supplier performance at the sole discretion of the council.
All related services are included in this tender, except supervised consumption and pharmacy needle exchange. The supervised consumption and pharmacy needle exchange service will commence in year 2 of the contract with additional funding to be agreed. The successful bidder will be expected to provide this service from a commencement date to be advised.
Estimated value excluding VAT: 8 870 000 GBP

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: 60 (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:

Please see Tender Documentation.

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

Please see Tender Documentation.

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

Please see Tender Documentation.

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: Please see Tender Documentation.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Please see Tender Documentation.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: Please see Tender Documentation.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
Please see Tender Documentation.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
Please see Tender Documentation.
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

Legal persons should indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff responsible for the execution of the service: no

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

Envisaged number of operators: 0

IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue

Recourse to staged procedure to gradually reduce the number of solutions to be discussed or tenders to be negotiated no
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:

IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

Prior information notice

Notice number in the OJEU: 2014/S 199-351678 of 16.10.2014

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: 8.5.2015 – 12:00
Payable documents: no

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

8.5.2015 – 12:00

IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

26.2.2015

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

in days: 180 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: no

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published: Between 24 and 60 months.

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

To obtain the Tender Documentation you MUST register on the Supplying the Southwest Portal. As per details below.The opportunity can be viewed via the following link:https://www.supplyingthesouthwest.org.uk/procontract/supplier.nsf/frm_home?ReadForm

To Register with Supplying the Southwest Portal (procontract) navigate to https://www.supplyingthesouthwest.org.uk/

If you are already registered with the Supplying the Southwest portal you may need to update your preferred areas of operation to include Herefordshire Council. Log into your account, click on My Opportunities/Update Company Profile/ User Accounts (click on your account name)/Opportunity Areas (click on Change Opportunity Areas). Either select via ‘Area’: ‘All South West’ or ‘By Council’ and check the tick box to add Herefordshire to your selection and ‘Save’.

VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

27.2.2015

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