Internal Audit and Counter Fraud Lincolnshire

Internal Audit and Counter Fraud Lincolnshire

 To provide a high quality Internal Audit service to the following Authorities: United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust.

United Kingdom-Lincoln: Internal audit services

2014/S 123-219446

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust
Commercial Contracts Department, Gervas House, Long Leys Road
Contact point(s): Commercial Contracts Department
For the attention of: Gail Bowman
LN1 1EJ Lincoln
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1522577000
E-mail: gail.bowman@ulh.nhs.uk
Fax: +44 1522514920

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

Lincolnshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Units 8 & 9, Lions Way
NG34 8GG Sleaford
UNITED KINGDOM

Lincolnshire Community Health Services NHS Trust
Bridge House, Unit 16, Lions Way
NG34 8GG Sleaford
UNITED KINGDOM

 

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description

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

UK – Lincoln : Internal Audit and Counter Fraud

II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Services
Service category No 9: Accounting, auditing and bookkeeping services

NUTS code UKF30

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)

Internal audit services. Fraud audit services. To provide a high quality Internal Audit service to the following Authorities:
— United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust
— Lincolnshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
— Lincolnshire Community Health Services NHS Trust and, a high quality Counter Fraud service to:
— Lincolnshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

7921220079212400

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

II.1.8)Lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for one or more lots
II.1.9)Information about variants
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract

II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

To provide a comprehensive Internal Audit Service to United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust, Lincolnshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust and Lincolnshire Community Health Services NHS Trust.
Lot 1: United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust
Lot 2: Lincolnshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Lot 3: Lincolnshire Community Health Services NHS Trust and a comprehensive Counter Fraud Service to LIncolnshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust : Lot 4.
The contract is for 3years withan option to extend for a further 2 year period on a one plus one basis.
II.2.2)Information about options
II.2.3)Information about renewals
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Information about lots

Lot No: 1 Lot title: Internal Audit Service : United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust

1)Short description

To provide a comprehensive,quality Internal Audit Service.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

79212200

3)Quantity or scope

As outlined ll 2.1
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 2 Lot title: Internal Audit Serivice : Lincolnshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

1)Short description

To provide a comprehensive,quality Internal Audit Service.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

79212200

3)Quantity or scope

As outlined in ll 2.1
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 3 Lot title: Internal Audit : Lincolnshire Community Health Serivices NHS Trusts

1)Short description

To provide a comprehensive,quality Internal Audit Service.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

79212200

3)Quantity or scope

As outlined in ll 2.1
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 4 Lot title: Counter Fraud Service : Lincolnshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

1)Short description

To provide a comprehensive,quality Counter Fraud Service.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

79212400

3)Quantity or scope

As outlined in ll 2.1
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

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 maybe required in certain circumstances. See Pre Qualification Questionnaire/Invitation to Tender for further details.
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:

Joint and Several Liability
III.1.4)Other particular conditions
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: 1. Personal situation of economic operators including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade register.

2. The supplier must register on the Sid4Gov website. You can register with Sid4Gov by logging ontohttps://sid4gov.cabinetoffice.gov.uk/organisation/register. Sid4Gov is the single repository of supplier financial information across the public sector. The Dunn and Bradstreet reports are used as part of the evaluation process.

3. Do not include any promotional material or any other information other than that requested at this stage.
4. A PQQ will be required to be completed and only companies passing this stage successfully will be invited to tender.
Failure to meet the above criteria may result in disqualification.

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
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
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:

943/NHS/T/C

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

no
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document

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

6.8.2014 – 12:00
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 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.
The elected supplier(s) will be expected to supply Internal Audit and Counter Fraud sereivces, and all related services as requested by the contracting authority from time to time. Further additions to their ranges will also be included. The contract is for the benefit of other public bodies which the participants deem necessary for the delivery for the service or goods to NHS bodies, local authorities, other government departments or non departmental public bodies charged with the delivery of healthcare or health related services. The Trusts named in 1.1 being may also act on behalf of Lincolnshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust and Lincolnshire Community Health Services NHS Trust and any other Trust or organisation formed by any future government legislation publications or changes.
The Contract will be for a 3 year period with an option to extend for a further 2 year period on a one plus one basis.
For more information about this opportunity, please visit the Delta eSourcing portal at:

https://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-Lincoln:-Internal-audit-services./2SR7FNU4PP

To respond to this opportunity, please click here:

https://www.delta-esourcing.com/respond/2SR7FNU4PP

GO Reference: GO-2014626-PRO-5769555

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

United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust
Commercial Contracts Department, Gervas House, Long Leys Road
LN1 1EJ Lincoln
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: gail.bowman2@ulh.nhs.uk
Telephone: +44 1522577000
Fax: +44 1522514920

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

26.6.2014

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