North East London Elective Care Services Procurement

North East London Elective Care Services Procurement

The successful bidder will perform the services from the existing Treatment Centre located within the grounds of King George Hospital, Barley Lane, Goodmayes, Essex, IG3 8YB.

United Kingdom-Barking: Health services

2015/S 012-017430

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

NHS Barking and Dagenham Clinical Commissioning Group (CGG) on behalf of itself and Havering Clinical Commissioning Group, Redbridge Clinical Commissioning Group and Walthamstow Clinical Commissioning Group
Barking Community Hospital, Upney Lane, Essex
For the attention of: Marlon Roy, Procurement Manager
IG11 9LX Barking
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2036881508
E-mail: marlon.roy@nelcsu.nhs.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://www.barkingdagenhamccg.nhs.uk

Electronic access to information: http://www.supplying2nhs.com

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: http://www.supplying2nhs.com

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

Havering Clinical Commissioning Group
11th floor, Mercury House, Mercury Gardens, Havering, Essex
RM1 3SL Romford
UNITED KINGDOM

Redbridge Clinical Commissioning Group
Beckett House, 2-14 Ilford Hill, Redbridge, Essex
IG1 2QX Ilford
UNITED KINGDOM

Waltham Forest Clinical Commissioning Group
Kirkdale House, 7 Kirkdale Road, Leytonstone, Waltham Forest
E11 1HP London
UNITED KINGDOM

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description

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

North East London Elective Care Services Procurement – for the population of Barking & Dagenham, Redbridge, Havering and Waltham Forest CCGs.

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 UKI21

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)

In advance of expiry of the existing contract for Elective Care Treatment Centre services in the Outer North East London area (known as ‘North East London Treatment Centre’), Barking & Dagenham CCG (for itself and on behalf of Havering CCG, Redbridge CCG and Waltham Forest CCG is seeking offers from potential bidders to deliver a range of health care services to meet, in conjunction with the Contracting Authority, the commissioning requirements of the local health economy.
The successful bidder will perform the services from the existing Treatment Centre located within the grounds of King George Hospital, Barley Lane, Goodmayes, Essex, IG3 8YB (the ‘Treatment Centre’) and the successful bidder will be granted a lease of the Treatment Centre. The Centre is equipped with 2 laminar flow theatres, three general theatres and 1 ophthalmic theatre. There are 24 day beds, 22 in-patient beds and five consulting rooms.
The services falling within scope for procurement will include: Management of specified Outpatient activity and procedures; Management of required diagnostic procedures; Management of specified Surgical procedures; All associated pre and post-operative care.
The scope of activity to be delivered from the Treatment Centre will include out-patient, day case, diagnostic and elective procedures for General Surgery, Orthopaedics, Ophthalmology, ENT, Urology, Gynaecology and Gastroenterology for patients 18+, as well as ENT for patients aged 3-17 years.
The provider will be expected to deliver services as whole patient pathway, encompassing: Initial Assessment, Pre-procedure Appointment, Pre-anesthetic Appointment, Procedure and Follow-up care, as medically required.
The Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) are seeking to improve quality and value for money through this procurement exercise. Bidders will be asked to develop in their ITT responses and care pathways that enable patients to receive the care they clinically require. This should be undertaken in both traditional and innovative settings, for example nurse led or consultant supervised care. Bidders will also be asked to describe how they would work with the public, GPs and local acute providers to attract patients and respond quickly to the priorities of the CCGs.
Provision of such services by the selected bidder will be free of charge to NHS patients and payment will be made by the referring CCG. Potential Bidders should refer to the relevant clauses in the NHS Standard Contract for Acute Hospital Services in relation to price and payment mechanism. The Standard NHS Contract for Acute Hospital Services can be obtained at the following link:

http://www.england.nhs.uk/nhs-standard-contract/

The proposed Service Commencement date is 1.11.2015
The volume of activity for the successful bidder will be dependent on patient choice. The successful bidder will be included on a national menu of choices for clinical services to NHS patients via the ‘Choose & Book’ system. Their success will be dependent upon the quality and flexibility of the service offered and their ability to attract NHS patients.

The Memorandum of Information (MOI), which contains more detailed information about the procurement, and the Pre-Qualification Questionnaire, which interested parties must submit in order to be considered: https://www.supplying2nhs.com

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:

Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 9 300 000 and 11 700 000 GBP

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of these options: The initial contract term will be for a period of (5 (five) years, with an option to extend (exercisable by the CCGs during the initial term) for a further 1 (one) year period (the total potential contract length therefore being 6 (six) years).

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: 84 (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:

The CCGs reserve the right to require deposits, guarantees, bonds or other forms of appropriate security.

III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

Details will be set out in the Invitation to Tender (ITT) and/or the contractual documentation issued with the ITT.
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: yes
Description of particular conditions: Details will be set out in the Pre-Qualification Questionnaire (PQQ) and/or the contractual documentation issued with the ITT.
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: As set out in the pre-qualification questionnaire available from the e-tendering portal address in section I.1.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: As set out in the pre-qualification questionnaire available from the e-tendering portal address in section I.1.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: As set out in the pre-qualification questionnaire.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
As set out in the pre-qualification questionnaire available from the e-tendering portal address in section I.1.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
As set out in the pre-qualification questionnaire.
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: yes
Reference to the relevant law, regulation or administrative provision: The full requirements in relation to the professional qualifications of the staff responsible for the execution of the services will be set out in the PQQ.

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: yes

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

Envisaged number of operators: 5
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: As set out in the pre-qualification questionnaire which is available from the e-tendering portal address in section I.1.
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:

9SKF-AA4VW3

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

Prior information notice

Notice number in the OJEU: 2014/S 219-387378 of 13.11.2014

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

16.2.2015 – 10:00
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

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

As set out in the pre-qualification questionnaire which is available from the e-tendering portal address in section I.1.

Section VI.3.3 (conditions for obtaining documents) — The pre-qualification questionnaire and memorandum of information are available for download from the e-tendering portal (Pro-Contract) the address for which is in section I.1 and also given here (www.supplying2nhs.com). These documents are available until the date specified in section IV.3.3. To obtain these documents interested organisations must first register on the Pro-Contract portal. Interested organisations must refer to the guides and other documents which are available on the Pro-Contract portal (supplier opportunities section) to guide them through the electronic registration and submission process.

Section IV.3.4 it should be noted that the Expression of Interest (EOI) and Pre-Qualification Questionnaire (PQQ) are running concurrently Interested parties wishing to participate must express an interest, complete and submitted pre-qualification questionnaire (in accordance with the requirements set out in the pre-qualification questionnaire) by the time and date specified in section IV.3.4. Questionnaires submitted after the deadline may not be considered.
It is anticipated that the invitation to tender will be available to those bidders short-listed at the end of the pre-qualification stage in March 2015 via the e-tendering portal (Pro-Contract).
Bidders are encouraged to submit their completed Pre-Qualification Questionnaire well in advance of the stated date and time (as set out in section IV.3.4) in order to avoid such issues as technical difficulties with the electronic system that may be due to the high volumes of traffic attempting to submit applications on the same date at the same time. Pre-Qualification Questionnaires received after the date and time specified in section IV.3.4 or sent to a different address, electronically or otherwise, will not be considered.

Should you experience any problems with Pro-Contract then please email: support@due-north.com or call this telephone number: +44 1670 597136.

Right to Cancel: The CCGs reserve the right to discontinue the procurement process at any time, which shall include the right not to award a contract, and do not bind themselves to accept the lowest tender, or any tender received, and reserve the right to award a contract in part, or to call for new tenders should it consider this necessary.
The CCGs shall not be liable for any costs or expenses incurred by any candidate or bidder in connection with the completion and return of the information requested in this Contract Notice, or in the completion or submission of any tender, irrespective of the outcome of the competition or if the competition is cancelled or postponed.
All dates, time periods and values specified in this contract notice are provisional and the CCGs reserve the right to change these.

Transparency: The CCGs are subject to the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (FOIA) and the Environmental Information Regulations 2004 (EIR) and may be required to disclose information received in the course of this procurement under FOIA or the EIR. In addition, and in accordance with the UK Government’s policies on transparency, the CCGs intends to publish procurement documentation and the text of any resulting contractual arrangements, subject to possible redactions at the discretion of the CCGs. Any redactions, whether in relation to information requests under FOIA, the EIR or policies on transparency will be in accordance with those grounds prescribed under FOIA and the EIR. Further information on transparency can be found at:https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/procurement-and-contracting-transparency-requirements-guidance

VI.4)Procedures for appeal

VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

Barking and Dagenham Clinical Commissioning Group
Barking Community Hospital, Upney Lane
IG11 9LX Ilford
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: marlon.roy@nelcsu.nhs.uk
Telephone: +44 2036881508
Internet address: http://www.barkingdagenhamccg.nhs.uk

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: The CCGs will incorporate a standstill period at the point information on the award of the contract is communicated to tenderers. That notification will provide full information on the award decision. The standstill period, which will be for a minimum of 10 calendar days, provides time for unsuccessful tenderers to challenge the award decision before the contract is entered into. Part 9 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2006 (SI 2006 No 5) (as amended) provides for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are at risk of harm by breach of the Regulations to take action in the High Court (England, Wales and Northern Ireland). Any such action must be brought within the applicable limitation period.
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

12.1.2015

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