Provide Child Health Services in London

Provide Child Health Services in London

Lot title: Schedule 1 Community Paediatric Health Services
Consultant led paediatric team will: – Hold consultant-level status or a senior post with equivalent training and experience.

United Kingdom-Twickenham: Health and social work services

2016/S 102-182769

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Achieving For Children
Civic Centre, 44 York Street
For the attention of: Mr Michael Williams
TW1 3BZ Twickenham
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2085475693
E-mail: michael.williams@kingston.gov.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://www.achievingforchildren.org.uk/

Further information can be obtained from: Achieving For Children
Civic Centre, 44 York Street
For the attention of: Mr Michael Williams
TW1 3BZ Twickenham
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2085475693
E-mail: michael.williams@kingston.gov.uk

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: Achieving For Children
Civic Centre, 44 York Street
For the attention of: Mr Michael Williams
TW1 3BZ Twickenham
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2085475693
E-mail: michael.williams@kingston.gov.uk

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: Achieving For Children
Civic Centre, 44 York Street
For the attention of: Mr Michael Williams
TW1 3BZ Twickenham
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2085475693
E-mail: michael.williams@kingston.gov.uk

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.3)Main activity

General public services
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:

Community Paediatric Child Health 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

NUTS code UKI22

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 purpose of this service specification is to set out the statutory functions and community child health services Achieving for Children wish to commission on behalf of The Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames and Kingston Clinical Commissioning Group. Community Child Health Services are defined by the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health as ‘the care of children outside of hospital by community paediatricians. They will see children for a variety of reasons and can include children with long-term disability (e.g. cerebral palsy, learning disability), children with mental health issues (e.g. autism and ADHD), children who it is feared are being abused, or children who are being fostered and adopted. They also take responsibility for providing strategic leadership and advising on the health of communities’. The aim of this tender is to ensure there is a clearly defined specification of roles and services to be supplied in order to provide a high quality integrated community child health service that is fully compliant with the statutory duties placed on NHS bodies.

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): no
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:

Lot title: Schedule 1 Community Paediatric Health Services
Consultant led paediatric team will: — Hold consultant-level status or a senior post with equivalent training and experience; — Have completed higher professional training (or achieved equivalent training and experience) in paediatrics, community child health and looked after children; — Have considerable clinical experience of assessing and examining children and young people as appropriate to the role; — Be currently practising and be of good professional standing Duties; — To work closely with the health and social care paediatric multi-disciplinary team in supporting all activities necessary to ensure that the health and social care needs of children and young people within complex health needs are met in a timely and appropriate manner.
Lot title: Schedule 2 Designated Doctor for Looked After Children
The Designated Doctor for Looked After Children will — Hold consultant status or a senior post with equivalent training and experience; — Have undergone higher clinical/professional training in paediatrics and adolescent health; — Have substantial clinical experience of the health needs of looked after children the designated doctor may have worked or be working as a medical advisor to an adoption and/or fostering agency; — Be clinically active in community paediatrics in at least part of the geographical location covered by the post; — Have proven negotiating and leadership skills Job Description; — At all times and in relation to the roles and responsibilities listed, lead and support all activities necessary to ensure that organisations within the health community meet their responsibilities for looked after children; — Advise and support all specialist LAC professionals across the health community; — Be responsible to and accountable within the managerial framework of the employing organisation.
Lot title: Schedule 3 Named Doctor for Looked After Children
The Named Doctor for Looked After Children will — Support all activities necessary to ensure that the organisation meets its responsibilities for looked after children and young people; — Undertake health assessments for looked after children and provide written reports on the health of prospective carers as appropriate; — Complete a comprehensive health assessment within 20 working days of a child or young person entering the care system in line with Regulations S12003 (2011); — Support and advise colleagues in the clinical assessment and care of children and young whilst being clear about others personal clinical professional accountability; — Provide advice and signposting to other professionals about legal processes, key research and policy documents; — Provide a written health report on each child being considered for adoption and provide a written report to the agency on the health of prospective adopters.
Lot title: Schedule 4 Designated Medical Officer (DMO) for Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND)
The Designated Medical Officer (DMO) for Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND) will; — Work closely with the paediatric multi-disciplinary team in supporting all activities necessary to ensure that the health provider services and CCG meet their responsibilities for children with SEND; — Provide overall strategic direction for the local health service in meeting statutory requirements for SEND, identifying priorities for development and facilitating improvement in implementation.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 1 500 000 and 2 000 000 GBP

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no

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: 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:

AfC may award the Contract on the assumption that, where the Tenderer is an operating company, it will be guaranteed by its parent company. As a result, AfC may require the successful Tenderer to enter into a Guarantee in the format set out in the Parent Company Guarantee. In the case of a successful Tenderer which is not an operating company, AfC may require the successful Tenderer to provide a performance bond or an alternative/equivalent level of security (the attestation will be amended as necessary for AfC before entering the contract).

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

Tenderer will invoice AfC monthly which AFC shall pay within 10 Business Days of receipt.

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 will require the Contract to be with a legal entity. It reserves the right to require groupings of contractors to take a particular legal form to require a single contractor to take primary liability. Members of a consortium shall be jointly and severally liable. Legal bodies shall be companies, partnerships or unincorporated ventures.

III.1.4)Other particular conditions

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: yes
Description of particular conditions: Conditions for the Service are available as part of the tender documentation.
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 set out in the Invitation to Tender.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: As set out in the Invitation to Tender.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: As set out in the Invitation to Tender.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
As set out in the Invitation to Tender.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
As set out in the Invitation to Tender.
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

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:

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

Prior information notice

Notice number in the OJEU: 2016/S 007-008252 of 12.1.2016

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: 9.6.2016 – 12:00
Payable documents: no

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

9.6.2016 – 12:00

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

25.5.2016

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

Date: 9.6.2016 – 12:00
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
VI.4)Procedures for appeal

VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

High Court
Royal Courts of Justice, The Strand
WC2A 2LL London
UNITED KINGDOM

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:

25.5.2016

 

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