Lifecycle Primary Care Mental Health Service

Lifecycle Primary Care Mental Health Service

The key objectives of the service are as follows: To enhance and maintain psychological health and well-being of the population of South Tyneside. To provide assessment and evidence based treatment to South Tyneside patients. To offer a single point of access to primary care mental health services.

United Kingdom-Jarrow: Health services

2015/S 042-072454

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

NHS England, South Tyneside Clinical Commissioning Group
Monkton Hall, Monkton Lane
For the attention of: Michael Robertson
NE32 5NN Jarrow
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: necsu.neprocurement@nhs.net

Further information can be obtained from: North of England Commissioning Support Unit
Teesdale House, Westpoint Road, Thornaby
Contact point(s): Michael Robertson
TS17 6BL Stockton-on-Tees
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: necsu.neprocurement@nhs.net

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

Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local sub-divisions

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: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description

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

Lifecycle Primary Care Mental 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 of England Commissioning Support (NECS) on behalf of NHS England South Tyneside Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) wishes to tender for a Lifecycle Primary Care Mental Health Service which includes service provision for children, young people and adults.
The key objectives of the service are as follows:
— To enhance and maintain psychological health and well-being of the population of South Tyneside.
— To provide assessment and evidence based treatment to South Tyneside patients.
— To offer a single point of access to primary care mental health services.
— To ensure that patients are seen quickly and appropriately.
— To ensure that the people of South Tyneside receive a safe and high quality service in line with Nice Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) and Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT) guidance.
— To provide a fully integrated service and a positive patient experience.
— To effectively engage with patients.
— To provide a flexible service to hard to reach groups across South Tyneside including people with LTCs, older people, people with learning disabilities and other diverse groups.
— To provide advice and training to primary care health teams in identifying mental health problems with the aim of assisting them to manage psychological wellbeing and mental health.
The process will have 2 phases, which are as follows:
Phase 1 — the anticipated contract start date for the adult primary care mental health services (including IAPT) and some Tier 2 children and young people’s services is the 1.10.2015.
Phase 2 — will be the remaining elements of children and young people’s services, with an anticipated contract start date of the 1.3.2016.
Potential Bidders are to note: It is anticipated that the Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations 2006 as amended by the Collective Redundancies and Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) (Amendment) Regulations 2014 (TUPE) may apply for this contract. Potential Bidders are advised to form their own view on whether TUPE applies, obtaining their own legal advice and carrying out due diligence.
“Under the Public Services (Social Value) Act 2012 the Contracting Authority must consider:
(a) how what is proposed to be procured might improve the economic, social and environmental well-being of the area where it exercises its functions, and
(b) how, in conducting the process of procurement, it might act with a view to securing that improvement.
Accordingly, the subject matter of the contract has been scoped to take into account the priorities of the Contracting Authority relating to economic, social and environmental well-being”.

NECS is utilising an electronic tendering system to manage this procurement and communicate with potential providers. Accordingly, there will be no hard copy documents issued to potential providers and all communications with NECS, including your tender submission, will be conducted via the portal https://In-tendhost.co.uk/necs hosted by (In-Tend), the managed service provider for the NECS electronic tendering system.

Express Interest:

To express an interest in tendering for this service, and (if you have not already done so) please register on the electronic tendering portal, which can be found at https://in-tendhost.co.uk/necs.

Once registered, you will be able to view details of the tender opportunity by selecting the ‘Tenders’ tab, and then selecting ‘Current’, scroll down through the tender lists until you come to ‘Lifecycle Primary Care Mental Health Service’. To view further information on this specific tender opportunity, click the button marked ‘View Details’. From this area, you will be able to express your interest in this tender opportunity by selecting the button marked ‘Express Interest’.
Please note that it is free to register on the portal, which can be accessed at any time of day as long as you have a working internet connection.

If you require further assistance, a help guide can be found on the portal by clicking on the tab marked ‘Guidance for Suppliers’. Alternatively, (should potential providers have any queries) a dedicated helpdesk is available and can be contacted on +44 8442728810 Monday to Friday 8:00 to 17:00 or email: support@in-tend.co.uk.

The closing date for submission of tenders is 12:00 noon on Monday 13.4.2015.

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: no
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
II.2.2)Information about options
II.2.3)Information about renewals

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

Starting 1.10.2015. Completion 30.9.2018

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
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

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
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue
IV.2)Award criteria
IV.2.1)Award criteria

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:

NECS103

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

no

IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document

Payable documents: no

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

13.4.2015 – 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

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:

24.2.2015

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