Primary Care Dietetics Service for Adults in Lewisham

Primary Care Dietetics Service for Adults in Lewisham

a) practice-based dietetic service with a focus on clinical conditions requiring specialist dietetic intervention, delivered in all 41 GP practices in Lewisham.

United Kingdom-London: Health and social work services

2015/S 104-189297

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

London Borough of Lewisham
2nd Floor, Laurence House, Catford
For the attention of: Ms Sharon Marsh
SE6 4RU London
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2083147119
E-mail: sharon.marsh@lewisham.gov.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://www.lewisham.gov.uk/www.lewishamccg.nhs.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://londontenders.org//

Electronic access to information: at the above address
Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: at the above address
Further information can be obtained from: London Borough of Lewisham
2nd Floor, Laurence House
For the attention of: Ms Sharon Marsh
SE6 4RU Catford
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2083147119
E-mail: sharon.marsh@lewisham.gov.uk

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: London Borough of Lewisham
2nd Floor, Laurence House
For the attention of: Ms Sharon Marsh
SE6 4RU Catford
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2083147119
E-mail: sharon.marsh@lewisham.gov.uk

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: London Borough of Lewisham
2nd Floor, Laurence House
For the attention of: Ms Sharon Marsh
SE6 4RU Catford
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2083147119
E-mail: sharon.marsh@lewisham.gov.uk

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority

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

Lewisham CCG
Cantilever House, Eltham Road
SE12 8RN London
UNITED KINGDOM

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description

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

Primary Care Dietetics Service for Adults in Lewisham.

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)

Lewisham Council on behalf of Lewisham Clinical Commissioning Group are looking to procure a Primary Care Dietetics Service for adults in Lewisham.
Lewisham seek to commission an experienced and suitably qualified organisation to deliver a primary care dietetic service within Lewisham. The commissioned service will consist of the following three interlinked components delivered by one provider:
1. Continuation of an existing service that comprises of:
a) practice-based dietetic service with a focus on clinical conditions requiring specialist dietetic intervention, delivered in all 41 GP practices in Lewisham;
b) borough-wide specialist dietetic weight management service as part of the community tiered adult weight management pathway.
2. A new dietetic provision to Nursing Homes in Lewisham.
This will provide a service to nursing homes including Learning Disability and Mental Health care homes to help reduce the incidence of malnutrition. The dietetic intervention will include training and individual client assessment.
3. A new dietetic provision for patients discharged on oral nutrition support from secondary care.
This element of the service will work closely with the existing Lewisham Integrated Medicines Optimisation Service (LIMOS) team. The service will oversee, monitor and review oral nutrition supplement prescriptions. The service will also develop and implement a malnutrition treatment pathway.
The term of the contract will be for 3 years, with the option to extend the contract for a further 2 years at the discretion of Lewisham CCG.
This procurement is undertaken by the Council under the Light Touch Regime under Regulations 714-73 and Schedule 3 PCR 15.
This tender is being procured by the London Borough of Lewisham for and on behalf of the NHS Lewisham Clinical Commissioning Group, an entity wholly separate from the Council.
Any contract which is entered into as a result of the tender will be solely with Lewisham Clinical Commissioning Group and not with Lewisham Council.
Lewisham Council use Due North as their e-tendering system, ‘Pro-Contract’ is a member of the London Tenders Portal.
Suppliers receive automatic notifications of contract opportunities from Lewisham and sixteen other boroughs across London.
To be able to bid to supply, please see the following link and register for free:
The Pro-Contract Reference for this procurement is:
www.londontenders.org; http://www.londontenders.org/If you are unable to attend this event, but are interested in this opportunity, details following the market-warming event will be available to download from our e-portal:

https://www.londontenders.org/procontract/supplier.nsf/frm_home?ReadForm

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85000000

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 upper budget limit for this project is 490 000 GBP per annum. There will be an additional CQUIN payment, which is detailed in the payment schedule of the contract. Regular monitoring and reviews will be conducted throughout this period to ensure compliance with the Contract and Specification.
Estimated value excluding VAT: 2 450 000 GBP

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no

II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Number of possible renewals: 1
In the case of renewable supplies or service contracts, estimated timeframe for subsequent contracts:
in months: 24 (from the award of the contract)

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

Duration in months: 36 (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:

As detailed in tender pack.

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

As detailed in tender pack.

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

Please refer to tender pack.

III.1.4)Other particular conditions

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: yes
Description of particular conditions: As detailed in tender pack.
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: As detailed in tender pack.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

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

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
As detailed in tender 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: yes
Reference to the relevant law, regulation or administrative provision: Please refer to service spec for details.

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: yes

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:

0074
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: 25.6.2015 – 10:30
Payable documents: no

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

25.6.2015 – 10:30

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

27.5.2015

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

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

The route to market will follow a Light Touch Regime under Regulations 714-73 and Schedule 3 PCR 15.
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:

28.5.2015

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