Primary Care Psychological Therapies Service Derby

Primary Care Psychological Therapies Service Derby

The Primary Care Psychological Therapies (PCPT) service will be a community based service, building firmly on the Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT) programme.

United Kingdom-Derby: Health and social work services

2015/S 227-413651

Contract notice


Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Arden and GEM CSU
Cardinal Square 3rd Floor North, 10 Nottingham Road
For the attention of: Deakin Angela
DE1 3QT Derby
Telephone: +44 7867140760

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority:

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


I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities

The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: yes

Hardwick Clinical Commissioning Group

North Derbyshire Clinical Commissioning Group

Erewash Clinical Commissioning Group

Southern Derbyshire Clinical Commissioning Group

Nottingham City Clinical Commissioning Group

Newark and Sherwood Clinical Commissioning Group

Mansfield and Ashfield Clinical Commissioning Group

Nottingham West Clinical Commissioning Group

Nottingham North & East Clinical Commissioning Group

Rushcliffe Clinical Commissioning Group

Section II: Object of the contract


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

Any Qualified Provider (AQP)

The Primary Care Psychological Therapies (PCPT) service will be a community based service, building firmly on the Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT) programme (

II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Service category No 25: Health and social services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire only.

NUTS code UKF1

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 Primary Care Psychological Therapies (PCPT) service will be a community based service, building firmly on the Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT) programme (

It will offer a range of evidence based psychological interventions including NICE approved/recommended psychological therapies in line with relevant clinical guidance; associated with improved service user outcomes and recovery rates.
The Primary Care Psychological Therapies service will deliver a Step 2, Step 3 and ‘Step 3 Plus’ model where time limited, psychological therapies is likely to have a positive outcome for the individual.
The diagnostic groups likely to benefit from PCPT approaches include the following:
Traditional IAPT services:
— Depression (including antenatal and postnatal);
— Generalised anxiety disorder;
— Mixed depression and anxiety;
— Panic disorder;
— Obsessive-compulsive disorder;
— Health anxiety (Hypochondriasis);
— Post-traumatic stress disorder;
— Phobias (including social anxiety disorder and social phobias).
IAPT ‘Plus’ services:
— Adjustment disorders;
— Anger management;
— Mild learning disability or cognitive impairment;
— Personality disorder (not severe);
— Other comorbid mental health conditions (e.g. non-acute or stable psychosis);
— Eating disorders (mild-to-moderate).
Depression or anxiety in adults with a chronic physical health problem (long term condition)or medically unexplained symptoms.
(Note: where anxiety or depression-related symptomatology is present and where PCPT services are likely to have a positive outcome for the patient).

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)


II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no
II.1.9)Information about variants
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
II.2.2)Information about options
II.2.3)Information about renewals

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:

Parent company or other guarantees, bonds, deposits, insurance or other forms of security 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:

The Contracting Authority reserves the right to require groupings of contractors to take a particular legal form or to require 1 party to undertake primary legal liability or to require that each party undertakes joint and several liability.
III.1.4)Other particular conditions
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
III.2.3)Technical capacity
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

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
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
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
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document

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

18.12.2015 – 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

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
VI.2)Information about European Union funds

VI.3)Additional information

The Contracting Authority intends to use an eTendering system in this procurement exercise.
The services to which this notice relates fall within Part B of Schedule 3, Part 10 of the Public Services Contracts Regulations 2006 (as amended) (‘the Regulations’).
Neither the publication of this notice nor the employment of any particular terminology nor any other indication shall be taken to mean that the contracting authorities intend to hold themselves bound by any of the Regulations save those applicable to the procurement of Part B services.
Suppliers Instructions How to Express Interest in this Tender:

1. Register your company on the eSourcing portal (this is only required once) — Browse to the eSourcing Portal: and click the link to register— Accept the terms and conditions and click ‘continue’ — Enter your correct business and user details —Note the user-name you chose and click ‘Save’ when complete — You will shortly receive an e-mail with your unique password (please keep this secure).

2. Express an Interest in the tender — Login to the portal with the user-name/password — Click the ‘PQQs / ITTs Open To All Suppliers’ link. (These are Pre-Qualification Questionnaires or Invitations to Tender open to any registered supplier) — Click on the relevant PQQ/ ITT to access the content. — Click the ‘Express Interest’ button at the top of the page. — This will move the PQQ /ITT into your ‘My PQQs/ My ITTs’ page. (This is a secure area reserved for your projects only) — You can now access any attachments by clicking ‘Buyer Attachments’ in the ‘PQQ/ ITT Details’ box.
3. Responding to the tender — Click ‘My Response’ under ‘PQQ/ ITT Details’, you can choose to ‘Create Response’ or to ‘Decline to Respond’ (please give a reason if declining) — You can now use the ‘Messages’ function to communicate with the buyer and seek any clarification — Note the deadline for completion, then follow the on-screen instructions to complete the PQQ/ ITT — There may be a mixture of on-line and off-line actions for you to perform (there is detailed on-line help available) You must then submit your reply using the ‘Submit Response’ button at the top of the page. If you require any further assistance please consult the on-line help, or contact the eTendering helpdesk.

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:


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