North Yorkshire Smoke Free Service

North Yorkshire Smoke Free Service

The Council wishes to award a contract for the Provision of a North Yorkshire Smoke Free Service, with a robust delivery plan which includes an innovative model of delivery to achieve 4-week quit targets.

United Kingdom-Northallerton: Health and social work services

2015/S 111-201492

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

North Yorkshire County Council
NYCC, HAS, County Hall, Racecourse Lane
For the attention of: Mrs Nicola Dixon
DL7 8DD Northallerton
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1609536503
E-mail: nicola.dixon@northyorks.gov.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://www.northyorks.gov.uk/

Electronic access to information: https://www.yortender.co.uk/

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: https://www.yortender.co.uk/

Further information can be obtained from: North Yorkshire County Council
NYCC, HAS, County Hall, Racecourse Lane
For the attention of: Mrs Nicola Dixon
DL7 8DD Northallerton
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1609536503
E-mail: nicola.dixon@northyorks.gov.uk

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: North Yorkshire County Council
NYCC, HAS, County Hall, Racecourse Lane
For the attention of: Mrs Nicola Dixon
DL7 8DD Northallerton
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1609536503
E-mail: nicola.dixon@northyorks.gov.uk

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: North Yorkshire County Council
NYCC, HAS, County Hall, Racecourse Lane
For the attention of: Mrs Nicola Dixon
DL7 8DD Northallerton
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1609536503
E-mail: nicola.dixon@northyorks.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:

North Yorkshire Smoke Free 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 UK

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)

The Council wishes to award a contract for the Provision of a North Yorkshire Smoke Free Service, with a robust delivery plan which includes an innovative model of delivery to achieve 4-week quit targets focussed on the following priority population groups:
— Residents in deprived areas of the County;
— Routine and manual workers;
— Pregnant smokers;
— Parents or carers who smoke with children under 16 years of age;
— People with a diagnosed mental health condition;
— People with a diagnosed substance misuse problem;
— People with a diagnosed long term condition;
— Patients who smoke who have a planned admission to hospital.
Every year the Smoke Free Service will be expected to treat 5 per cent of the North Yorkshire smoking population, in line with best practice. The Smoke Free Service will also contribute to the wider tobacco control programme outlined in the North Yorkshire Tobacco Control Strategy and will support the Council’s local population outcome which is to inspire a smoke free generation.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85000000, 80561000

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:

The total scope of the contract over the course of the agreement term is expected to be maximum of 4 366 745 GBP. The annual contract price is made up of 4 elements:
— Block Contract (maximum of 320 000 GBP per annum);
— Harm Minimisation (20 000 GBP per annum);
— Incentive Referral Scheme (20 000 GBP);
— Tariff Based Payments (maximum of 504 349 GBP).
The Harm Minimisation budget is available in years 1 and 2, to pilot a Harm Minimisation service. The Council will evaluate the pilot at the end of year two and decide if this funding shall continue until the end of the contract term (including any subsequent extensions).
There is up to 45 000 GBP available in Year 1 as a one off payment for implementation costs.
The service is due to commence on 1.1.2016 for an initial period of 3 years. The Council will have the option to extend the contract for a period of up to 2 years.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 1 800 000 and 4 366 745 GBP

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of these options: The contract is planned to start on 1.1.2016 and run initially to 31.12.2018. The Council will have the option to extend the contract for a further period of up to 2 years.
Provisional timetable for recourse to these options:
in days: 0 (from the award of the contract)

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:

Further and more detailed information will be contained in the Tender documents.

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

Further and more detailed information will be contained in the Tender documents.

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

Further and more detailed information will be contained in the Tender documents.

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: Further and more detailed information will be contained in the Tender documents.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Further and more detailed information will be contained in the Tender documents.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: Further and more detailed information will be contained in the Tender documents.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
Further and more detailed information will be contained in the Tender documents.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
Further and more detailed information will be contained in the Tender documents.
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

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:

9PHD-SVOR81

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

Prior information notice

Notice number in the OJEU: 2014/S 203-359489 of 22.10.2014

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

20.7.2015 – 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

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

To access the tender documents you must register your organisation details on the YORtender system on the following the linkhttps://www.yortender.co.uk/ by creating a username, password and Company profile. To view details of this contract, click on the Current Opportunities icon, the Opportunity should be displayed on the page; alternatively use the Opportunity Search icon to find the opportunity. In the search criteria set:

— Organisation to: North Yorkshire County Council;
— Use the ‘Contains’ search to search by key word or the contract ID: 9PHD-SVOR81;
— Click search and the details of this contract should be displayed.
Once you locate the tender you will need to express your interest in this tender by clicking the Register tab which will then allow you to download any documentation required, complete and re-attach the documents to the system. This should be done in advance of the deadline date. If you require further information, guidance or support using YORtender please visit the website link https://www.yortender.co.uk which contains an overview of the system as well as detailed guidance for registering and participating in procurement projects. If you have specific system issues please contact the YORtender Help desk; tel: +44 8445434580 or e-mail:yorkshiresupport@due-north.com

VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: North Yorkshire County Council shall in accordance with the Public Contracts (amendment) Regulations 2009, incorporate a minimum 10 day standstill period commencing at the point that information on the intention to award the contract is sent to tenderers.

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

North Yorkshire County Council
County Hall
DL7 8DD Northallerton
UNITED KINGDOM

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

8.6.2015

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