Human rights based education resources in the health and social care sectors

Human rights based education resources in the health and social care sectors

Human rights in health and social care: to develop new innovative educational resources, to encourage knowledge development and implementation of human rights based approaches to service delivery in the health and social care sector. Our requirement is for 12-15 individual resources of this type.

United Kingdom-Manchester: Guidance services

2014/S 141-253176

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Equality and Human Rights Commission
Arndale House, Arndale Centre
For the attention of: Hywyn Pritchard
M4 3AQ Manchester
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1618298100
E-mail: tenders@equalityhumanrights.com
Fax: +44 1618298110

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://www.equalityhumanrights.com/

Address of the buyer profile: http://equalityhumanrights.g2b.info/cgi-gen/profile.pl?action=view_profile&oid=6246

Electronic access to information: http://equalityhumanrights.g2b.info/cgi-gen/profile.pl?action=view_profile&oid=6246

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

Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local sub-divisions

I.3)Main activity

Social protection

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:

Human rights based education resources in the health and social care sectors.

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 UK

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)

Guidance services. Health training services. Human rights in health and social care: to develop new innovative educational resources, to encourage knowledge development and implementation of human rights based approaches to service delivery in the health and social care sector. Our requirement is for 12-15 individual resources of this type.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

8531231080561000

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:

Our overall requirement is for 12-15 individual resources, each targeted at a particular health/care setting, issue or workforce role. For procurement purposes, we anticipate that these resources will be delivered in discrete contracts of up to 4-5 resources each, with each resource set delivered by a different contractor. We therefore expect to contract with approximately three organisations for this requirement. However, we are prepared to consider other ways of structuring the work.
II.2.2)Information about options
II.2.3)Information about renewals

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

Duration in months: 8 (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:

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

Please refer to our Commercial questionnaire, which is part of the tender pack.

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

Please refer to the terms and conditions included in the tender pack.

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: The Authority will apply all the offences listed in Article 45(1) of Directive 2004/18/EC (implemented as Regulation 23(1) of the Public Contract Regulations (PCR) 2006 in the UK) and all of the professional misconducts listed at Article 45(2) of Directive 2004/18/EC (see also Regulation 23(2) in the PCR 2006) to the decision of whether a Candidate is eligible to be invited to tender.

A full list of the Regulation 23(1) and 23(2) criteria are at http://www.delta-esourcing.com/delta/project/reasonsForExclusion.html#pcr

Candidates will be required to answer these questions as part of the qualification process. For candidates who are registered overseas, you will need to declare if you have any offences/misconduct under your own countries laws, where these laws are equivalent to the Regulation 23 lists.
Candidates who have been convicted of any of the offences under Article 45(1) are ineligible and will not be selected to bid, unless there are overriding requirements in the general interest for doing so.
Candidates who are guilty of any of the offences, circumstances or misconduct under Article 45(2) may be excluded from being selected to bid at the discretion of the Authority.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: (a) Appropriate statements from banks or, where appropriate, evidence of relevant professional risk indemnity insurance.
(b) The presentation of balance-sheets or extracts from the balance-sheets, where publication of the balance-sheet is required under the law of the country in which the economic operator is established.
(c) A statement of the undertaking’s overall turnover and, where appropriate, of turnover in the area covered by the contract for a maximum of the last three financial years available, depending on the date on which the undertaking was set up or the economic operator started trading, as far as the information on these turnovers is available.
III.2.3)Technical capacity
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
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:

EHRC 019-1415

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

Prior information notice

Notice number in the OJEU: 2013/S 195-336622 of 8.10.2013

Other previous publications

Notice number in the OJEU: 2013/S 195-336622 of 3.10.2013

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: 20.8.2014 – 13:00
Payable documents: no

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

27.8.2014 – 13:00
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

until: 31.3.2015
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no

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

The tender pack including full specification can be obtained by sending an e-mail to tenders@equalityhumanrights.com, please quote reference ‘EHRC 019-1415 Human Rights Resources’ in the subject line.

The contracting authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SMEs). However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement, and the contract will be awarded on the basis of the most economically advantageous tender.
It is possible that unforeseen additional services will either be necessary for the completion of the contract or are not separable from it. The Commission reserves the right to award any such contract for unforeseen additional services to be undertaken by the original provider. However this will only apply if the value of the additions does not exceed 50 % of the total value of the contract.
Furthermore if a repetition of similar services is required, the Commission reserves the right to award such a contract to the provider originally awarded the contract pursuant to this contract opportunity as part of the same project. This provision would only be available for a period not exceeding 3 years after the award of the original contract

To view this notice, please click here: https://www.delta-esourcing.com/delta/viewNotice.html?noticeId=106647229

GO Reference: GO-2014722-PRO-5833113.

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:

22.7.2014

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