North Somerset Community Health Services

North Somerset Community Health Services

Our vision for community services is for integration of health and social care services – to ensure that there is high quality coordination of care.

United Kingdom-Clevedon: Health and social work services

2014/S 131-234407

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

North Somerset Clinical Commissioning Group
Castlewood
For the attention of: Adeyanju Bakare, Senior Clinical Procurement Manager, South West Commissioning Support
BS21 9BH Clevedon
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1179002461
E-mail: adeyanju.bakare@swcsu.nhs.uk

Internet address(es):

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

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

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description

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

North Somerset Community Health Services.

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 UKK12

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 Somerset Clinical Commissioning Group, as lead commissioner with North Somerset Council and NHS England, is looking to commission a community health service model that brings care closer to home, creating a sustainable care system that is built around individuals and local communities, with a focus on the most vulnerable patients, supporting them appropriately to reduce or avert crises.
Our vision for community services is for integration of health and social care services – to ensure that there is high quality coordination of care. We are looking for provider(s) that are able to build multidisciplinary teams for people with complex needs, integrating with social care, mental health and other services, whilst delivering personalised care.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

850000008510000085300000

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: yes
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract

II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

Please refer to the Memorandum of Information for the vision and scope of the North Somerset Community Health Services.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 105 000 000 and 120 000 000 GBP

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of these options: Extension by agreement for up to an additional period of up to 24 months.

II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Number of possible renewals: 2

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:

Parent company and other guarantees may be required in certain circumstances see the invitation to tender for further details.
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:

Joint and severable 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: The CCG will also be utilising the supplier information database (SID4Gov) to manage and assess general pre-qualification information in the form of a profile. As well as responding to the tender via TACTICA, candidates are requested to provide or update their profile on the SID4Gov as follows:

a) candidates should register on SID4Gov at https://sid4gov.cabinetoffice.gov.uk/ by clicking on the “Register for sid4gov” option listed under “Join Us”.

b) to continue with the registration process Suppliers must have a current DUNS Number. If a Supplier does not have a DUNS Number there is a link to the D&B UK website to request a DUNS Supplier Number.
c) Suppliers who already have a published profile on SID4Gov must confirm that information is up to date; i) candidates should ensure all relevant sections of their SID4Gov profile are completed to demonstrate their ability to meet the short listing criteria applicable to this contract. Where access to SID4Gov is unavailable, please contact SID4Gov Support Centre on +44 8452992994
Please note all responses to OJEU should be made through TACTICA eSOURCING System – registration is required on SID4GOV to update or provide company profiles only.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: As per III.2.1. above.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
As per III.2.1. above.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
The criteria stated in the specifications, in the invitation to tender or to negotiate or in the descriptive document.
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

Negotiated
Some candidates have already been selected (if appropriate under certain types of negotiated procedures) no

IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate

Envisaged minimum number 3: and maximum number 10
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: The criteria stated in the specifications, in the invitation to tender or to negotiate or in the descriptive document.

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 yes
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:

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

Prior information notice

Notice number in the OJEU: 2014/S 76-131814 of 17.4.2014

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

7.8.2014 – 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

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

North Somerset CCG is planning a Bidder Information Event to explain the tender process, the documentation and tender timescales to interested bidders. The Event will be held on 12 August 2014 at 2.00 pm at Clevedon Town Council, 44 Old Street, Clevedon, North Somerset, BS21 6BU. Organisations wishing to attend should send their name and those of their representatives (max. 2) to the CCG through the TACTICA electronic tendering system. Please register your interest in the Event by midday of Thursday, 7.8.2014.
At the end of the event, there will be sufficient time for local organisations to network with other local and national organisations and to consider (where appropriate) the possibility of partnership working.

To receive more information about this tender, including any amendments and/or clarifications and to request any clarifications and/or to respond to this tender, you must register your interest to this tender on the following site: https://tactica-live.advanced365.com by 12:00 noon of 7.8.2014. The contract will commence on 1.4.2016 for a 5 year period with the option to extend for any period up to 12 months in two instances.

This is a procurement for services specified in part B of schedule 3 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2006 (“Part B services”). Accordingly, and notwithstanding the advertising of this procurement exercise in the Official Journal, the Public Contracts Regulations 2006 (as amended) (the “Regulations”) only apply in part. The procurement exercise will be conducted in accordance with the information contained in the tender documentation.
The Authority has voluntarily advertised this procurement exercise in the Official Journal, solely in order to reach as wide an audience as possible. The Authority has been constrained by the forms used by the Publications Office to describe the procurement procedure as “Negotiated” but the Authority does not bind itself to conduct the procurement process in accordance with the Negotiated Procedure, as described in the Regulations, nor to abide by any other part of the Regulations which does not expressly apply to procurements for part B services. Neither a reference during or after this procurement process to the Regulations or the use of language or terminology common to the Regulations shall require the Authority to conduct a full procurement in accordance with the Regulations. This notice is being placed for advertising purposes only

VI.4)Procedures for appeal

VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

North Somerset Clinical Commissioning Group
Castlewood
BS21 9BH Clevedon
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: procurement@northsomersetccg.nhs.uk
Telephone: +44 1934888888
Internet address: http://www.northsomersetccg.nhs.uk

Body responsible for mediation procedures

NHS England Local Area Team
South Plaza
BS1 3NX Bristol
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: england.contactus@nhs.net
Telephone: +44 1179766600
Internet address: http://www.england.nhs.uk/

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: The Authority will allow a minimum 10 calendar day standstill period between notifying the award decision and awarding the contract. Unsuccessful tenderers and applicants are entitled to receive reasons for the decision, including the characteristics and relative advantages of the winning bid and the reasons why the tenderer/applicant was unsuccessful. Should additional information be required it should be requested of the addressee in section I.1. Aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are at risk of harm by breach of the procurement rules have the right to take action in the High Court (England and Wales). Any such action is subject to strict time limits and must be brought in accordance with the Public Contracts Regulations 2006 as amended by the Public Contracts (Amendment) Regulations 2009 and the Public Procurement (Miscellaneous Amendments) Regulations 2011.

VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

Ginny Snaith
North Somerset Clinical Commissioning Group
BS21 9BH Clevedon
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: ginny.snaith@northsomersetccg.nhs.uk
Telephone: +44 1934888888
Internet address: http://www.northsomersetccg.nhs.uk

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

8.7.2014

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