Primary Medical Services Tender

Primary Medical Services Tender

Provision of Primary Medical Care Services at the Belgrave Health Centre and Westcotes Health Centre of Leicester City.

UK-Leicester: Medical practice and related services

2013/S 002-002117

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Greater East Midlands Commissioning Support Unit
St Johns House, East Street
For the attention of: Ian Stimpson
LE1 6NB Leicester
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: procurement@lcr.nhs.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: https://emprocurenhs.bravosolution.co.uk/web/login.shtml

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
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:
Brandon Street General Practice and Westcotes Medical Practice.
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: Leicester.
NUTS code UKF21
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)
Greater East Midlands Commissioning Support Unit (GEM CSU) on behalf of NHS Leicester City and NHS Leicestershire County and Rutland PCT Cluster is seeking tenders from suitably qualified and experienced providers for the provision of Primary Medical Care Services at the Belgrave Health Centre and Westcotes Health Centre of Leicester City.
Providers can bid to provide services at either/or both of the Health Centres.
Brandon Street Practice
The registered list size as of April 2012 is 4660. The premises are in a purpose built PCT owned building which houses two GP practices as well as a pharmacy.
Continuation of provision of Services from the existing premises is a requirement.
The provider will be expected to deliver:
– High quality Primary Medical Services responsive to the needs of the local populations
– Promotion of healthy living with the aim of tackling the underlying causes of ill health
– Essential services
– All additional services
– All Enhanced Services commissioned by NHS LC and LCR
– Opening hours and service delivery as a minimum from 8.00 am to 6.30 pm Monday to Friday (except Statutory Bank and Public Holidays)
– Extended hours opening – i.e. early mornings, late nights, and weekends (to be agreed to meet the needs of patients).
Please note
The service at the Belgrave Health Centre was first advertised on 27.6.2012 reference 2012/S125-207236– Brandon Street Practice. The service specification has since been amended and we are commencing a new procurement, therefore all interested parties must resubmit expressions of interest
Westcotes Medical Practice
The registered list size as of April 2012 is 5152. The premises are in a purpose built PCT owned building which houses two GP practices as well as a pharmacy.
Continuation of provision of Services from the existing premises is a requirement.
The provider will be expected to deliver:
– High quality Primary Medical Services responsive to the needs of the local populations
– Promotion of healthy living with the aim of tackling the underlying causes of ill health
– Essential services
– All additional services
– All Enhanced Services commissioned by NHS LC and LCR
– Opening hours and service delivery as a minimum from 8.00 am to 6.30 pm Monday to Friday (except Statutory Bank and Public Holidays)
– Extended hours opening – i.e. early mornings, late nights, and weekends (to be agreed to meet the needs of patients).
The successful provider will need to demonstrate that the service(s) provided is of high-quality and will be assessed on an on-going basis to ensure they deliver the quality required.
Providers wishing to express an interest for delivering these services can do so by logging onto the East Midlands Procurement eTendering portal, link: https://emprocurenhs.bravosolution.co.uk/web/login.shtml and registering by no later than 17:00 hours on Thursday 24.1.2013.

Please note that the route to procure the service will be an Open’ Part B procurement and all ITT documentation is now available.
A Bidder event will be held on the afternoon of 8.1.2013. Providers who wish to attend this event should use the messaging facility on the East Midlands Procurement eTendering portal to reserve places, which are limited to two per organisation.
To register an interest and access the ITT documents, providers must follow the instructions below:
To register on the portal:
»From the portal Home Page, click the ‘Click Here to Register’ link
»Accept the terms & conditions for using the portal
»Complete your organisation & personal details
»Choose a memorable username and submit
»You will shortly be sent an email with your unique password, please treat this securely (if you lose it there is a ‘Forgot my Password’ link on the portal homepage)
To Express Interest in the Tender:
»Login with your unique username & password
»From the suppliers reserved area click ‘ITTs Open to All Suppliers’ –this is a repository of all ITT’s open to any registered supplier.
»Browse the ITTs (there may be more than one page) and select “Brandon Street II & Westcotes General Practice ” by clicking on it
»Note the Details buttons on the left for Navigation and the Actions below
»Click the ‘Express Interest’ action –this will move the ITT from the ITT’s Open to All Suppliers area to your ‘My ITT’s’ area –this is a reserved area for ITT’s that you have either been invited to or expressed interest in.
Closing date for the submission of completed ITT’s is 17:00 hours on Thursday 7.2.2013.
All correspondence will only be dealt with through the eTendering portal.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85120000

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
II.1.8)Lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.1.9)Information about variants
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
Estimated value excluding VAT: 1 905 590 GBP
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: 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:
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:
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
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:
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
no
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: 24.1.2013 – 17:00
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
7.2.2013 – 17:00
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

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
VI.3)Additional information
It is envisaged that the PCT may require this contract to be assigned or transferred to any successor of the PCT, which shall include National Commissioning Board or any other commissioning board or body taking on the PCT’s functions, pursuant to a direction of the Secretary of State for Health or otherwise. The contract will be binding on successors and assigns of the PCT.
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 Part B services.
Neither the PCT nor potential providers will be obligated to further commitment as a result of initial expressions of interest.
The Contracting Authority intends to use an eTendering system in this procurement exercise.
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:29.12.2012

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