IAPT Service Delivery Tender Barnsley

IAPT Service Delivery Tender Barnsley

The vision for Barnsley is for the borough to have an IAPT service with exemplary delivery characterized by a warm, person-centred approach.

United Kingdom-Barnsley: Psychiatrist or psychologist services

2018/S 069-153210

Contract notice


Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

NHS Barnsley CCG
49/51 Gawber Road
S75 2PY
United Kingdom
E-mail: t.squires@nhs.net
NUTS code: UKE31
Internet address(es):Main address: http://www.barnsleyccg.nhs.uk/
I.2)Information about joint procurement


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

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.5)Main activity


Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement


NHS BARNSLEY CCG: Increasing Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT)

Reference number: SYPS/BARN/TS/18/32

II.1.2)Main CPV code


II.1.3)Type of contract


II.1.4)Short description:

The vision for Barnsley is for the borough to have an IAPT service with exemplary delivery characterized by a warm, person-centred approach tailored to the needs of the individuals and staff who exude passion for making a difference to the people they serve and to constantly develop the service.

Upholding the principles of service delivery developed within the Virginia Mason Institute of continuous improvement we expect the utilization of agile and lean approaches with effective performance leadership to maximize client facing time of all practitioners and preventing waits for access to the service developing, noting service responsibility to ensure wrap around support if a wait is incurred. We would also anticipate the prioritization of relationship building with primary care clinicians, particularly through the evolving neighbourhoods.

The intention is to significantly improve the mental health and wellbeing of the residents of the borough.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKE31
Main site or place of performance:

Barnsley, South Yorkshire.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT) is an NHS programme of talking therapy treatments recommended by NICE which support front-line mental health services in common mental health disorders (see http://www.iapt.nhs.uk ).

The service will provide:

— evidence-based psychological therapies, as approved by NICE, for people with depression and anxiety disorders,

— access to services and treatments by people experiencing depression and anxiety disorders from all communities living within the Barnsley borough,

— increased health and wellbeing, with at least 60 % of those completing treatment moving to recovery and most experiencing a meaningful improvement in their condition,

— patient choice and high levels of satisfaction from people using services and their carers,

— timely access, with people waiting no longer than locally agreed waiting time standards,

— improved employment, benefit and social inclusion status including help for people to retain employment, return to work, improve their vocational situation, and participate in the activities of daily living.

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

End: 31/03/2020
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: 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
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
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.1.1)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: 09/05/2018
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:


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

Duration in months: 3 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 09/05/2018
Local time: 12:00

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

NHS Improvement
United Kingdom
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:



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