Patient Advocacy Services and Independent Mental Health Advocacy Services Nottinghamshire

Patient Advocacy Services and Independent Mental Health Advocacy Services Nottinghamshire

The Provision of Independent Patient Advocacy Services and Independent Mental Health Advocacy Services for patients in secure and specialised services.

United Kingdom-Mansfield: Health and social work services

2014/S 236-415266

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust
N/A
200 Lichfield Lane, Nottinghamshire
For the attention of: Richard Williamson
NG18 4RG Mansfield
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1159691300
E-mail: richard.williamson@nottshc.nhs.uk

Internet address(es):

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

Address of the buyer profile: https://uk.eu-supply.com/ctm/Supplier/CompanyInformation/Index/6302

Electronic access to information: https://uk.eu-supply.com/app/rfq/rwlentrance_s.asp?PID=9635&B=NOTTSHC

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: https://uk.eu-supply.com/app/rfq/rwlentrance_s.asp?PID=9635&B=NOTTSHC

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

Other: NHS

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: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description

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

Advocacy 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
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Nottinghamshire.

NUTS code UKF

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 Provision of Independent Patient Advocacy Services and Independent Mental Health Advocacy Services for patients in secure and specialised services.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85000000, 85312300

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:

The Provision of Independent Patient Advocacy Services and Independent Mental Health Advocacy Services for patients in secure and specialised services.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 1 200 000 and 2 500 000 GBP

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of these options: The contract will be for an initial period of 3 years with options (to be exercisable under the contract) to extend the contract for a period or periods up to a further 24 months depending on business needs.

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: 036 (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:

See tender document pack.

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

See tender document pack.

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

See tender document pack.

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: See tender document pack.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: See tender document pack.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: See tender document pack.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
See tender document pack.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
See tender document pack.
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
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:

EUS18114

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

no

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

19.1.2015 – 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

in days: 120 (from the date stated for receipt of 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: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published: Feb 2018.

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

Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust
200 Lichfield Lane
Mansfield
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: richard.williamson@nottshc.nhs.uk
Telephone: +44 1159691300

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust will allow a standstill period at the point the decision regarding the award of the contract is communicated to tenderers. The standstill period shall be in accordance with Regulation 32A of the Public Contracts Regulations 2006 (as amended).
Part 9 of the Regulations provides for aggrieved parties who have been harmed, or are at risk of harm by a breach of the Regulations to take legal action. Any such action must be started in the High Court within the applicable limitation period set out in Part 9.
The purpose of the standstill period referred to above is to allow aggrieved parties to apply to the Courts to set aside the award decision before the contract is entered into.

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

Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust
200 Lichfield Lane
NG18 4RG Mansfield
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: richard.williamson@nottshc.nhs.uk
Telephone: +44 1159691300

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

3.12.2014

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