Integrated Sexual Health Services in Leicester, Leicestershire County and Rutland
Leicester City, Leicestershire County and Rutland, and are seeking expressions of interest (via PQQ) from suitably qualified and experienced providers for the provision of Integrated Sexual Health Services.
UK-Castle Donington: Health services
Section I: Contracting authority
East Midlands Procurement Portal
The Millhouse Business Centre, Station Road
For the attention of: P. Parker
DE74 2NJ Castle Donington
Telephone: +44 1332813880
General address of the contracting authority: https://emprocurenhs.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)
Section II: Object of the contract
Service category No 25: Health and social services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Services to be delivered in Leicester, Leicestershire County and Rutland, UK.
NUTS code UKF
Please note that the current Sexual Health Services are provided by NHS Leicester and NHS Leicestershire and Rutland PCT, Cluster (Current Commissioners until 31.3.13)
Responsibility for the services within in the scope of this service, will transfer to the Local Authorities with Public Health on the 1st April, 2013.
The aim of the service is to deliver a range of accessible, high-quality, responsive, cost-effective, confidential, Integrated Sexual Health Services to the population of (LLR) and to support the delivery of sexual health services in primary care and other community settings through the provision of professional training and co-ordination of a local managed sexual health service network The main objectives of the Integrated Sexual Health Service are:-
– To Commission a high quality cost effective integrated sexual health service that meets the needs of the local population within the project timescale
– Develop robust contracting and performance monitoring processes to manage the integrated sexual health service
– Effective joint up clinical pathways are in place to services not in the scope of this project
The commissioners would welcome interest from all types of organisations, including Consortium or Partnerships.
Bidders are invited to express their interest in this tender, by completing the Pre-Qualification Questionnaire.
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
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://emprocurenhs.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 onscreen instructions to complete the PQQ/ ITT – There may be a mixture of online & 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.
Any supplier may be disqualified who:
(a) is bankrupt or is being wound up, where his affairs are being administered by the court, where he has entered into an arrangement with creditors, where he has suspended business activities or is in any analogous situation arising from a similar procedure under national laws and regulations;
(b) is the subject of proceedings for a declaration of bankruptcy, for an order for compulsory winding up or administration by the court or of an arrangement with creditors or of any other similar proceedings under national laws and regulations;
(c) has been convicted by a judgment which has the force of res judicata in accordance with the legal provisions of the country of any offence concerning his professional conduct;
(d) has been guilty of grave professional misconduct proven by any means which the contracting authorities can demonstrate;
(e) has not fulfilled obligations relating to the payment of social security contributions in accordance with the legal provisions of the country in which he is established or with those of the country of the contracting authority;
(f) has not fulfilled obligations relating to the payment of taxes in accordance with the legal provisions of the country in which he is established or with those of the country of the contracting authority;
(g) is guilty of serious misrepresentation in supplying the information required under this Section or has not supplied such information;
(h) has been the subject of a conviction for participation in a criminal organisation, as defined in Article 2(1) of Council Joint
Action 98/733/JHA; (i) has been the subject of a conviction for corruption, as defined in Article 3 of the Council Act of 26 May 1972 and Article 3(1) of Council Joint Action 98/742/JHA3 respectively; (j) has been the subject of a conviction for
fraud within the meaning of Article 1 of the Convention relating to the protection of the financial interests of the European Communities; (k) has been the subject of a
conviction for money laundering, as defined in Article 1 of Council Directive 91/308/EEC of 10 June 1991 on prevention of the use of the financial system for the purpose of money laundering. Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if requirements are met:
The following may be requested in assessing potential bidders’ economic and financial capacity:- (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 overall turnover and, where appropriate, of turnover in the area covered by the contract for a maximum of the last two 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.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required (if applicable):
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: Will be stated in PQQ and ITT documentation.
Will be stated in PQQ and ITT documentation.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
Will be stated in PQQ and ITT documentation.
Section IV: Procedure
Section VI: Complementary information
The Contracting Authority intends to use an eTendering system in this procurement exercise and reserves the right to use a reverse auction.
Any other public sector body wishing to access the contract may do so only with permission from the Commissioning bodies. The contract conditions will be set out in the Invitation to Tender. Further details will be made available via
documentation and information released during the course of the tender process.
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:26.1.2013