Integrated Sexual Health Service Tender North Tyneside

Integrated Sexual Health Service Tender North Tyneside

North Tyneside Council intend to commission a broad range of services within 1 effective Integrated Sexual Health Service.

United Kingdom-North Tyneside: Health and social work services

2015/S 099-180258

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

North Tyneside Council
Quadrant, Cobalt Business Park, The Silverlink North
For the attention of: Mrs Judith Robson
NE27 0BY North Tyneside
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1916435660
E-mail: judith.robson@northtyneside.gov.uk
Fax: +44 1916432430

Internet address(es):

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

Electronic access to information: www.nepoportal.org

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: www.nepoportal.org

Further information can be obtained from: North Tyneside Council
Quadrant, Cobalt Business Park, The Silverlink North
For the attention of: Mrs Judith Robson
NE27 0BY North Tyneside
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1916435660
E-mail: judith.robson@northtyneside.gov.uk
Fax: +44 1916432430

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: North Tyneside Council
Quadrant, Cobalt Business Park, The Silverlink North
For the attention of: Mrs Judith Robson
NE27 0BY North Tyneside
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1916435660
E-mail: judith.robson@northtyneside.gov.uk
Fax: +44 1916432430

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: North Tyneside Council
Quadrant, Cobalt Business Park, The Silverlink North
For the attention of: Mrs Judith Robson
NE27 0BY North Tyneside
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1916435660
E-mail: judith.robson@northtyneside.gov.uk
Fax: +44 1916432430

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority

I.3)Main activity

General public services
Health

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:

Integrated Sexual Health Service.

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 UKC22

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)

North Tyneside Council intend to commission a broad range of services within 1 effective Integrated Sexual Health Service.
The Service will deliver a range of sexual health interventions from a variety of locations in the Borough of North Tyneside aimed at promoting positive sexual health, preventing and treating infections, providing good quality contraception and preventing unwanted pregnancy.
The Service will be provided for young people (aged 24 and under) and adults with a specific focus on target groups, e.g. young people, Black and Minority Ethnic Groups (BME), Men who have sex with men (MSM) etc.
The Service will deliver and co-ordinate the National Chlamydia Screening Programme (NCSP) in North Tyneside.
To support the effective delivery of the Integrated Sexual Health Service and achieve our desired objectives we have identified the following key principles which all commissioned services will be required to adhere to:
— Priority will be given to prevention and early intervention with a focus on young people and ‘most at risk’ populations;
— Services to be delivered by a professional integrated skilled sexual health workforce;
— Strong clinical leadership to be embedded across the local sexual health system;
— Encourage the use of evidence based practice, innovation and use of technology;
— Ensure rapid and easy access to services, delivered in appropriate settings;
— Ensure all contraceptive and STI diagnoses and treatment is dealt with in one place, i.e. a one-stop shop.
The Integrated Service will contribute to the following indicators which are monitored by the Commissioner to measure the effectiveness of the local sexual health system:
— Reduction in the prevalence of STIs and HIV;
— Reduction in the rates of unintended pregnancy.
This Procurement includes sexual health services currently delivered in primary care and community pharmacies.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85000000

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

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
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:

Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 1 900 000 and 2 150 000 GBP

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no

II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Number of possible renewals: 0
In the case of renewable supplies or service contracts, estimated timeframe for subsequent contracts:
in months: 0 (from the award of the contract)

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

Duration in months: 42 (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:
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: no
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
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

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:

9QBD J76IUS

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

Prior information notice

Notice number in the OJEU: 2015/S 28-047209 of 10.2.2015

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: 12.6.2015 – 12:00
Payable documents: no

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

19.6.2015 – 12:00

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

18.5.2015

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

Duration in months: 4 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 19.6.2015 – 12:00
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: 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
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:

18.5.2015

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