Online Counselling Service Gloucestershire

Online Counselling Service Gloucestershire

NHS Gloucestershire Clinical Commissioning Group is seeking a responsive and local service for the provision of online counselling for young people between the ages of 11 and 24. 

United Kingdom-Gloucester: Miscellaneous health services

2017/S 244-509636

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

NHS Gloucestershire Clinical Commissioning Group
Sanger House, 5220 Valiant Court, Gloucester Business Park, Brockworth
Gloucester
GL3 4FE
United Kingdom
Contact person: David Porter
E-mail: david.porter6@nhs.net
NUTS code: UKK13
Internet address(es):Main address: https://www.gloucestershireccg.nhs.uk/
I.2)Joint procurement

I.3)Communication

Access to the procurement documents is restricted. Further information can be obtained at: https://www.gloucestershireccg.nhs.uk/about-us/procurement/current-procurements-nhs-gloucestershire-nhs-swindon/
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.5)Main activity

Health

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Provision of online counselling services

Reference number: NGPT67/2017

II.1.2)Main CPV code

85140000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

NHS Gloucestershire Clinical Commissioning Group is seeking a responsive and local service for the provision of online counselling for young people between the ages of 11 and 24. The overall aim is to provide counselling services to children and young people who require direct access to early intervention support and do not meet the criteria set out by the existing Children’s and Young People’s service (CAMHS) but who may nonetheless require immediate help and support for mental health needs.

The service will provide online access to counselling between the hours of 4:00 pm and 9:00 pm. In the first instance, this will be ‘drop-in’ online counselling or a booked appointment where assessment of the client’s needs will take place. Following this, clients will be offered continued online or phone support for up to 50 minutes 5 nights a week (Sunday-Thursday) or will be referred on for further/additional services, depending upon the severity of their mental health needs.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 471 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKK13
Main site or place of performance:

County of Gloucestershire.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

NHS Gloucestershire Clinical Commissioning Group is seeking a responsive and local service for the provision of online counselling for young people between the ages of 11 and 24. The overall aim is to provide counselling services to children and young people who require direct access to early intervention support and do not meet the criteria set out by the existing Children’s and Young People’s service (CAMHS) but who may nonetheless require immediate help and support for mental health needs.

The service will provide online access to counselling between the hours of 4:00 pm and 9:00 pm. In the first instance, this will be ‘drop-in’ online counselling or a booked appointment where assessment of the client’s needs will take place. Following this, clients will be offered continued online or phone support for up to 50 minutes 5 nights a week (Sunday-Thursday) or will be referred on for further/additional services, depending upon the severity of their mental health needs.

NHS Gloucestershire CCG is seeking to enter into a contract with the preferred bidder for an initial period of 3-years with an option to extend for a further 2-year period.

The total contract value stated is for the initial 3-year contract period excluding the extension option of a further 2-year period.

Organisations interested in providing this service should request the invitation to tender document by contacting David Porter, Head of Procurement, NHS Gloucestershire CCG at david.porter6@nhs.net no later than noon, Friday, 9 February 2018. Completed invitation to tender documents must be returned no later than noon, Friday, 16 February 2018.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Start: 01/07/2018
End: 30/06/2021
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

There is an option to extend this contract for a further period of 2-years from 1 July 2021 to 30 June 2023.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of options:

There is an option to extend this contract for a further period of 2-years from 1 July 2021 to 30 June 2023.

II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation
III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1)Information about a particular profession
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Open procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction

IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure

IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Date: 16/02/2018
Local time: 12:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:

English

IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

Duration in months: 3 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 16/02/2018
Local time: 14:00
Place:

NHS Gloucestershire Clinical Commissioning Group.

Sanger House.

5220 Valiant Court

Gloucester Business Park.

Brockworth.

Gloucester.

Gloucestershire.

GL3 4FE.

Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

Authorised officers of the CCG.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: yes
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

NHS Gloucestershire Clinical Commissioning Group
Sanger House, 5220 Valiant Court, Gloucester Business Park, Brockworth
Gloucester
GL3 4FE
United Kingdom
E-mail: david.porter6@nhs.net
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

18/12/2017

 

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