Integrated Healthcare Service East Midlands

Integrated Healthcare Service East Midlands

Expected Outcomes: Improvements in health status and the prevention or decrease of morbidity and disability associated with physical or mental ill health and substance misuse.

United Kingdom-Mansfield: Health services

2014/S 143-257346

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Greater East Midlands Commissioning Support Unit
Birch House, Ransom Wood Business Park, Southwell Road West
For the attention of: Neli Garbuzanova
NG21 0JD Mansfield
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: neli.garbuzanova@gemcsu.nhs.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://www.england.nhs.uk/

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.gemcsu.nhs.uk/

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: https://gemcsu.bravosolution.co.uk/

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

Body governed by public law

I.3)Main activity

Health

I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities

The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: yes

NHS England East Midlands Health and Justice Commissioning Unit
UNITED KINGDOM

 

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description

II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:

Provision of an Integrated Healthcare service to Immigration Removal Centre (IRC) Morton Hall.

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
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Morton Hall Immigration Removal Centre (IRC) is situated near Lincoln and opened as an IRC in May 2011 with an operational capacity of 392 male over 18 detainees. The population of the IRC comprises of many diverse statuses from an immigration perspective, at varying stages of the Immigration, Asylum, Removal and Deportation Process. The scope of this notice includes the Removal Centre (IRC) Morton Hall, Swinderby, Lincoln area.
NUTS code UK,UKF3
II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement

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

Greater East Midlands Commissioning Support Unit is seeking expressions of interest for the provision of an Integrated Healthcare service to Immigration Removal Centre (IRC) Morton Hall on behalf of NHS England East Midlands Health and Justice Commissioning Unit.
Expected Outcomes:
— Improvements in health status and the prevention or decrease of morbidity and disability associated with physical or mental ill health and substance misusel
— Improved uptake of screening and immunisation programmes to reduce the spread of TB, BBV’s, HIV vaccine preventable and other infectious diseasesl
— Increase in positive health, social and psychological outcomesl
— Services are informed by detainee views and feedbackl
— Services that reach out to detainees less able to seek them, such as effectively managing translation interventions and for those with learning disabilitiesl
— Services that provide personalised care including end of life care where neededl
— Compliance with IRC Operating Standards and Home Office Removal Service Orders.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85100000

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

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no

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:

It is anticipated that the Contract commencement date will be Wednesday 1.4.2015. The initial term of the contract will be 5 years plus possible 1 + 1 year’s extensions.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 5 500 000 and 6 500 000 GBP

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of these options: With option to extend for a maximum of 24 month period. Therefore, the maximum contract period is 7 years. The figures above (range between 5.5 and 6.5 million pounds) are for 5-year contract.
II.2.3)Information about renewals

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

Starting 1.4.2015. Completion 31.3.2020

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract

III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:

Parent company or other guarantees may be required in certain circumstances. Further details will be provided within Memorandum of Information in the Pre Qualification Questionnaire.

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

Please refer to the Memorandum of Information in the Pre Qualification Questionnaire.
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

III.1.4)Other particular conditions

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: yes

Description of particular conditions: The Contract will be based on the 2014/15 Alternative Provider Medical Services (APMS) Contract, the General Ophthalmic Mandatory Services (GOS) Personal Dental Services Agreement (PDS) and NHS England Offender Health APEX agreement (http://www.england.nhs.uk/wp-content/uploads/2013/11/cust-heal-cont.pdf). Each Contract will be separate to and independent of any existing contract currently in place between a Provider and the relevant Commissioners.

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: Suppliers Instructions How to Express Interest in this Tender:
1. Register your company on the eSourcing portal (this is only required once)

— Browse to the eSourcing Portal: https://gemcsu.bravosolution.co.uk and click the link to register,

— Accept the terms and conditions and click ‘continue’,
— Enter your correct business and user details,
— Note the username you chose and click ‘Save’ when complete,
— You will shortly receive an email with your unique password (please keep this secure).
2. Express an Interest in the tender – Login to the portal with the username/password
— Click the ‘PQQs / ITTs Open To All Suppliers’ link. (These are Pre-Qualification Questionnaires or Invitations to Tender open to any registered supplier);
— Click on the relevant PQQ/ ITT to access the content;
— Click the ‘Express Interest’ button at the top of the page;
— This will move the PQQ /ITT into your ‘My PQQs/ My ITTs’ page. (This is a secure area reserved for your projects only);
— You can now access any attachments by clicking ‘Buyer Attachments’ in the ‘PQQ/ ITT Details’ box.
3. Responding to the tender
— Click ‘My Response’ under ‘PQQ/ ITT Details’, you can choose to ‘Create Response’ or to ‘Decline to Respond’ (please give a reason if declining);
— You can now use the ‘Messages’ function to communicate with the buyer and seek any clarification – Note the deadline for completion, then follow the on screen instructions to complete the PQQ/ ITT;
— There may be a mixture of online and offline actions for you to perform (there is detailed online help available).
You must then submit your reply using the ‘Submit Response’ button at the top of the page. If you require any further assistance please consult the online help, or contact the eTendering help desk. The closing date for submitting expression of interest and your organisations fully completed pre-qualification questionnaire (Bravo reference pqq_72) is by 17:00 hrs on Monday 1.9.2014.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Please refer to the Memorandum of Information in the Pre Qualification Questionnaire.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
Please refer to the Memorandum of Information in the Pre Qualification Questionnaire.
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

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Restricted

IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate

Envisaged minimum number 1: and maximum number 6
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: For full details please refer to the Memorandum of Information section Part 2 Section 2.2.6. Following evaluation of responses to the PQQ, Bidders who exceed a score of 60% of the scored element, in addition to passing all the required pass/fail elements, will be deemed to pre-qualify for participation in the ITT stage. However, if more than 6 Bidders pre-qualify, these will be ranked based upon the scores achieved and a short-list of the 6 highest scoring Bidders will be compiled to take forward to ITT Stage.
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:

project_112

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

no

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: 31.8.2014 – 17:00
Payable documents: no

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

1.9.2014 – 17:00
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
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
VI.2)Information about European Union funds

VI.3)Additional information

The services to which this procurement relates fall within Part B of Schedule 3, Part 10 to the Public Contracts Regulations 2006 (“the Regulations”) . Neither the inclusion of a Bidder selection stage nor the use of the term Pre qualification Questionnaire and Invitation to Tender nor any other indication shall be taken to mean that the contracting authorities intend to hold themselves bound by any of the Regulations, save those applicable to Part B services. The Contracting Authority intends to use an eTendering system in this procurement exercise and reserves the right to use a reverse auction. Providers wishing to express interest in providing these services must in the first instance contactNeli.Garbuzanova@gemcsu.nhs.uk. Your organisation should now register on the Bravo website https://gemcsu.bravosolution.co.uk to access the Memorandum of Information and Pre-Qualification Questionnaire to continue through the next stages. For any support in submitting your response please contact the eTendering Help-desk at 0800-011-2470 or help@bravosolution.co.uk.

The closing date for submitting expression of interest and your organisations fully completed pre-qualification questionnaire (Bravo reference pqq_72) is by 17:00 hrs on Monday 1.9.2014.

VI.4)Procedures for appeal

VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

Greater East Midlands Commissioning Support Unit
Birch House, Ransom Wood Business Park, Southwell Road West
NG21 0JD Mansfield
UNITED KINGDOM
Internet address: https://gemcsu.bravosolution.co.uk

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: Please note that this notice is for a Part B Service, this is a non mandatory notice. The services to which this PQQ relates fall within Part B of Schedule 3, Part 10 to the Public Contracts Regulations 2006 (“the Regulations”). Neither the inclusion of a Bidder selection stage nor the use of the term Pre Qualification Questionnaire nor any other indication shall be taken to mean that the Principal[s] or contracting authorities intend to hold themselves bound by any of the Regulations, save those applicable to Part B services.
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

25.7.2014

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