Management of Integrated Sexual Health Service

Management of Integrated Sexual Health Service

Somerset County Council is inviting organisations that are interested in providing Somerset Sexual Health and Contraceptive Services.

United Kingdom-Taunton: Health and social work services

2015/S 039-066790

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Somerset County Council
County Hall
For the attention of: Mr Steve Barker
TA1 4DY Taunton
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1823356791
E-mail: sfbarker@somerset.gov.uk

Internet address(es):

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

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

Further information can be obtained from: Somerset County Council
County Hall
For the attention of: Mr Steve Barker
TA1 4DY Taunton
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1823356791
E-mail: sfbarker@somerset.gov.uk

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: Somerset County Council
County Hall
For the attention of: Mr Steve Barker
TA1 4DY Taunton
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1823356791
E-mail: sfbarker@somerset.gov.uk

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: Somerset County Council
County Hall
For the attention of: Mr Steve Barker
TA1 4DY Taunton
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1823356791
E-mail: sfbarker@somerset.gov.uk

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority

I.3)Main activity

General public services

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:

Somerset Sexual Health and Contraceptive Services – Management and Co-ordination of the 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 UKK

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)

Somerset County Council is inviting organisations that are interested in providing Somerset Sexual Health and Contraceptive Services – Management and Co-ordination of the Integrated Sexual Health Service within the boundaries of the council’s authority. These services will include provision of:
— delivery of integrated sexual health services;
— testing, treatment and management of sexually transmitted infections;
— community contraceptive services to reduce unwanted pregnancy;
— HIV testing and management and agreed pathways with HIV treatment services;
— sexual health promotion and outreach.
This contract opportunity is directly related to 9QZK-T5FTOL, Somerset Sexual Health and Contraceptive Services — Targeted HIV Prevention, Targeted Sexual Health Promotion and Support for People Living with HIV. This contract is also advertised on supplyingthesouthwest.org.uk

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:

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no

II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: no

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

Duration in months: 60 (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:

9TVH-ZDMO2Y
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

17.4.2015 – 12:00

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

18.3.2015

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

IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

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

Please note that the Invitation to Tender (ITT) documentation is not available yet; this will be released shortly and organisations are requested to Express an Interest in order to receive a notification when the ITT is available. Expressing an Interest: This Expression of Interest window is open and will remain open until the ITT deadline. The deadline will be made clear within the ITT (when available).Pre Tender Webinar — 13.3.2015 Somerset County Council is holding a Pre-Tender Webinar at 14:00 on 13.3.2015 and is inviting organisations that are interested in responding to this Invitation to Tender (ITT), as detailed above, to take part. This event will be an opportunity for organisations to view further details relating to the proposals and to be involved in a question and answer session. Organisations that take part will not be advantaged or disadvantaged in any way in any potential future formal procurement. Commercial confidentiality will be respected. Please can all organisations that wish to take part contact: Johnny Partridge on jpartridge@somerset.gov.uk / +44 1823359143 for details of how to access the webinar.

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:

20.2.2015

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