Local Healthwatch in Hull
Local Healthwatch in Hull and NHS Independent Complaints Advocacy Service.
United Kingdom-Hull: Health and social work services
Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)
Hull City Council
Room 154, The Guildhall, Alfred Gelder Street
Contact point(s): Hull City Council
For the attention of: David Sullivan
HU1 2AA Hull
Telephone: +44 1482616291
General address of the contracting authority: http://www.hullcc.gov.uk
Address of the buyer profile: http://www.hullcc.gov.uk
Electronic access to information: http://www.yortender.co.uk
Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: http://www.yortender.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
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities
Section II: Object of the contract
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Service category No 25: Health and social services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Within the boundaries of Hull City Council.
NUTS code UKE11
II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
The Authority proposes to enter into a Contract for a maximum period of 2 years with the successful Tenderer (Service Provider), with an option to extend for a period or periods of up to a maximum of 12 months. Such extension will be at the discretion of the Council and subject to satisfactory performance.
The anticipated service commencement date is between June 2016 and July 2016.
The creation of Healthwatch was a new venture for all local authorities in 2012. The current Local Healthwatch contract was awarded to Hull CVS and expires in March 2016.
The local Healthwatch enables patients, children and families, adult social care adults and wider public to have a local voice when accessing and experiencing health and social care services, for example GP practices, Hospital and care home settings.
A new Service Specification has been developed as part of this new Tender, setting out the service requirements, including ensuring that the Local Healthwatch and ICAS services are accessible to all people across Hull, while meeting local needs and national expectations.
There are 7 statutory functions under the guidance from the Department of Health (DOH) and Local Government Association (LGA), relating to Healthwatch and ICAS, they are:
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)
II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
II.1.9)Information about variants
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
Estimated value excluding VAT: 587 190 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options
II.2.3)Information about renewals
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
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
Description of particular conditions: See tender documentation.
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
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: See tender documentation.
See tender documentation.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
See tender documentation.
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession
Reference to the relevant law, regulation or administrative provision: See tender documentation.
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
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
IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up
IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 22.2.2016 – 12:30
Hull City Council, Procurement.
Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: no
Section VI: Complementary information
VI.1)Information about recurrence
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
Hull City Council advertise all procurement’s via YORtender. This system is free to register and available at the following link:https://www.yortender.co.uk Hull City Council will not accept manual tenders. All tenders must be submitted via YORtender. Electronic tender documentation will be available via YORtender only.
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: