North Kent and West Kent Integrated Community Dermatology Service

North Kent and West Kent Integrated Community Dermatology Service

The service will be consultant led but not exclusively consultant delivered.

United Kingdom-Tonbridge: Health services

2015/S 009-011324

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

North Kent CCGs’ and West Kent CCG
Wharf House, Medway Wharf Road
For the attention of: Mr R P Barrett
TN9 1RE Tonbridge
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: richard.barrett2@medway.gov.uk

Internet address(es):

Address of the buyer profile: https://www.kentbusinessportal.org.uk/

Electronic access to information: https://www.kentbusinessportal.org.uk/

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: https://www.kentbusinessportal.org.uk/

Further information can be obtained from: North Kent CCGs’ and West Kent CCG
Wharf House, Medway Wharf Road
For the attention of: Mr R P Barrett
TN9 1RE Tonbridge
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: richard.barrett2@medway.gov.uk

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: North Kent CCGs’ and West Kent CCG
Wharf House, Medway Wharf Road
For the attention of: Mr R P Barrett
TN9 1RE Tonbridge
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: richard.barrett2@medway.gov.uk

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: North Kent CCGs’ and West Kent CCG
Wharf House, Medway Wharf Road
For the attention of: Mr R P Barrett
TN9 1RE Tonbridge
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: richard.barrett2@medway.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:

The North Kent CCGs and West Kent CCG Integrated Community Dermatology 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 UKJ4

II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement

II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)

NHS Medway Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG), NHS Swale CCG and NHS Dartford, Gravesham and Swanley CCG, known together as ‘the North Kent CCGs’ and West Kent CCG are looking for an experienced provider to provide an Integrated Community Dermatology Service for the diagnosis, management and treatment of dermatology conditions for children and adults. The service will be consultant led but not exclusively consultant delivered. Details of the clinical services are included in the service specification. Providers will need to identify locations for service delivery across North Kent and West Kent. Locations are expected to best serve the local population.

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): yes

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

Variants will be accepted: no
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract

II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

NHS Medway Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG), NHS Swale CCG and NHS Dartford, Gravesham and Swanley CCG, known together as ‘the North Kent CCGs’ and West Kent CCG are looking for an experienced provider to provide an Integrated Community Dermatology Service for the diagnosis, management and treatment of dermatology conditions for children and adults. The service will be consultant led but not exclusively consultant delivered. Details of the clinical services are included in the service specification. Providers will need to identify locations for service delivery across North Kent and West Kent. Locations are expected to best serve the local population.
To invigorate change towards better value in healthcare locally, the North Kent CCGs and West Kent CCG are adopting an integrated approach to commissioning which focuses on outcomes from both the patient and clinical perspective. Higher quality means better value and less waste, with patients getting the right care in the right place, first time. The preferred provider will be responsible for developing and implementing a new Integrated Community Dermatology Service across the North Kent areas and West Kent area.
The key levels of the dermatology pathway are:
Level 1 — Patient self-management/support for self-care and advice to patients, carers and prevention.
Level 2 — Primary care service (GP management).
Level 3 — Integrated service, specialist dermatology triage, assessment, investigation and management (Integrated Community Dermatology Service).
Level 4 — Specialist care service.
Lot 1 North Kent CCGs
The contract period will be 3 years with the potential to extend the contract for an additional 2 years with mutual agreement. Budget is estimated to be GBP 2 900 000 per annum.
Lot 2 West Kent CCG
The contract period will be 3 years with the potential to extend the contract for an additional 2 years with mutual agreement. Budget is estimated to be between GBP 1 000 000 to GBP 1 500 000 per annum.
Duration is 36 months from contract start date with options as stated in II.2.2 to extend in 12 month increments to a total contract length of 60 months from the initial contract start date.
Estimated value excluding VAT: 5 000 000 GBP

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of these options: Duration is 36 months from contract start date with options to extend in 12 month increments to a total contract length of 60 months from the initial contract start date.
Provisional timetable for recourse to these options:
in months: 0 (from the award of the contract)

II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Number of possible renewals: 0
In the case of renewable supplies or service contracts, estimated timeframe for subsequent contracts:
in months: 2 (from the award of the contract)

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

in days: 0 (from the award of the contract)

Information about lots

Lot No: 1Lot title: The North Kent CCGs Integrated Community Dermatology Service

1)Short description

NHS Medway Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG), NHS Swale CCG and NHS Dartford, Gravesham and Swanley CCG, known together as ‘the North Kent CCGs’ are looking for an experienced provider to provide an Integrated Community Dermatology Service for the diagnosis, management and treatment of dermatology conditions for children and adults. The service will be consultant led but not exclusively consultant delivered. Details of the clinical services are included in the service specification. Providers will need to identify locations for service delivery across North Kent. Locations are expected to best serve the local population.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85100000

3)Quantity or scope

NHS Medway Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG), NHS Swale CCG and NHS Dartford, Gravesham and Swanley CCG, known together as ‘the North Kent CCGs’ are looking for an experienced provider to provide an Integrated Community Dermatology Service for the diagnosis, management and treatment of dermatology conditions for children and adults. The service will be consultant led but not exclusively consultant delivered. Details of the clinical services are included in the service specification. Providers will need to identify locations for service delivery across North Kent. Locations are expected to best serve the local population.
To invigorate change towards better value in healthcare locally, the North Kent CCGs are adopting an integrated approach to commissioning which focuses on outcomes from both the patient and clinical perspective. Higher quality means better value and less waste, with patients getting the right care in the right place, first time. The preferred provider will be responsible for developing and implementing a new Integrated Community Dermatology Service across the North Kent areas.
The key levels of the dermatology pathway are:
Level 1 — Patient self-management/support for self-care and advice to patients, carers and prevention.
Level 2 — Primary care service (GP management).
Level 3 — Integrated service, specialist dermatology triage, assessment, investigation and management (Integrated Community Dermatology Service).
Level 4 — Specialist care service.
Lot 1 North Kent CCGs
The contract period will be 3 years with the potential to extend the contract for an additional 2 years with mutual agreement. Budget is estimated to be GBP 2 900 000 per annum.
Duration is 36 months from contract start date with options as stated in II.2.2 to extend in 12 month increments to a total contract length of 60 months from the initial contract start date.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 13 000 000 and 16 000 000 GBP

4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion

Duration in months: 0 (from the award of the contract)
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 2Lot title: West Kent CCG Integrated Community Dermatology Service

1)Short description

West Kent CCG are looking for an experienced provider to provide an Integrated Community Dermatology Service for the diagnosis, management and treatment of dermatology conditions for children and adults. The service will be consultant led but not exclusively consultant delivered. Details of the clinical services are included in the service specification. Providers will need to identify locations for service delivery across West Kent. Locations are expected to best serve the local population.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85100000

3)Quantity or scope

West Kent CCG are looking for an experienced provider to provide an Integrated Community Dermatology Service for the diagnosis, management and treatment of dermatology conditions for children and adults. The service will be consultant led but not exclusively consultant delivered. Details of the clinical services are included in the service specification. Providers will need to identify locations for service delivery across West Kent. Locations are expected to best serve the local population.
To invigorate change towards better value in healthcare locally, the West Kent CCG are adopting an integrated approach to commissioning which focuses on outcomes from both the patient and clinical perspective. Higher quality means better value and less waste, with patients getting the right care in the right place, first time. The preferred provider will be responsible for developing and implementing a new Integrated Community Dermatology Service across the West Kent area..
The key levels of the dermatology pathway are:
Level 1 — Patient self-management/support for self-care and advice to patients, carers and prevention.
Level 2 — Primary care service (GP management).
Level 3 — Integrated service, specialist dermatology triage, assessment, investigation and management (Integrated Community Dermatology Service).
Level 4 — Specialist care service.
Lot 2 West Kent CCG
The contract period will be 3 years with the potential to extend the contract for an additional 2 years with mutual agreement. Budget is estimated to be between GBP 1 000 000 to GBP 1 500 000 per annum.
Duration is 36 months from contract start date with options as stated in II.2.2 to extend in 12 month increments to a total contract length of 60 months from the initial contract start date.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 5 000 000 and 7 500 000 GBP

4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion

Duration in months: 0 (from the award of the contract)
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:

The CCG’s reserve the right to require a performance bond, parent guarantee or other forms of undertaking to secure contractual performance.

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

Full details are included in the tender documentation. Payment will be in pounds sterling and will be made by means of electronic transfer.

III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

Where there is more than 1 economic operator, the contracting Authorities reserve the right to require a grouping of economic operators to take a particular legal form or to require that each party undertakes joint and several liability.

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

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Full details are included in the tender documentation.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Full details are included in the tender documentation.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: Full details are included in the tender documentation.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
Full details are included in the tender documentation.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
Full details are included in the tender documentation.
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 minimum number 2: and maximum number 12

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 below

1. Weighting 0

IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction

An electronic auction will be used: yes
Additional information about electronic auction:
IV.3)Administrative information
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

Time limit for receipt of requests for documents or for accessing documents: 7.2.2015 – 00:00
Payable documents: yes
Price: 0 GBP

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

8.2.2015 – 13:00

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

20.2.2015

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

until: 25.5.2015

IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 25.3.2015 – 0:00

Place: UNITED KINGDOM

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
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:

9.1.2015

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