Provide Croydon IAPT Counselling

Provide Croydon IAPT Counselling

The South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust (SLaM) is seeking to appoint a supplier to develop and improve access and expand IAPT counselling provision in the London Borough of Croydon.

United Kingdom-London: Health and social work services

2015/S 235-426560

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

South London and the Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust
Maudsley Hospital, Denmark Hill
For the attention of: Mr Anthony Howells
SE5 8AZ London
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2032284752
E-mail: commercialteam@slam.nhs.uk

Internet address(es):

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

Address of the buyer profile: www.slam.nhs.uk

Electronic access to information: https://www.lppsourcing.org/procontract/lpp/user.nsf/frm_home?openform

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: https://www.lppsourcing.org/procontract/lpp/user.nsf/frm_home?openform

Further information can be obtained from: South London and the Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust
Maudsley Hospital, Denmark Hill
For the attention of: Mr Anthony Howells
SE5 8AZ London
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2032284752
E-mail: commercialteam@slam.nhs.uk

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: South London and the Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust
Maudsley Hospital, Denmark Hill
For the attention of: Mr Anthony Howells
SE5 8AZ London
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2032284752
E-mail: commercialteam@slam.nhs.uk

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: South London and the Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust
Maudsley Hospital, Denmark Hill
For the attention of: Mr Anthony Howells
SE5 8AZ London
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2032284752
E-mail: commercialteam@slam.nhs.uk

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Other: NHS Foundation Trust

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:

Croydon IAPT Counselling.

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,UKJ23

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)

UK Croydon IAPT Counselling Service The South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust (SLaM) is seeking to appoint a supplier to develop and improve access and expand IAPT counselling provision in the London Borough of Croydon. The IAPT programme has established psychological therapy services in each CCG area which are designed to treat common mental issues(depression and anxiety) in accoradance with the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NOCE) stepped models of care. Croydon CCG is continuing to expand IAPT provision over 2015/16 and 2016/17 to meet the full National standards by the fourth quarter of 2015/16 and to move to a mixed model of provision, including a counselling service. The service commissioned by Croydon IAPT and provided by [the counselling service] will be fully IAPT compliant and will consist of: At least 75 % of clients having their first treatment session within six weeks of referral, with a minimum of 95 % being treated within 18 weeks Strong partnership with Croydon IAPT (SLaM) Achieving 50 % recovery rates (outcome focused treatment). Recovery is defined as scoring 9 or below on the PHQ9 as well as 7 or below on the GAD7. Using and recording sessional outcome measures at each session (PHQ9, GAD7, Phobia scales and WSAS) in line with the rest of the service Offering extending hours of service to clients (Monday to Friday 8am to 8pm as well as Saturdays 9am to 5pm) Offering treatment in a variety of locations for patient choice, including presence in the north of the borough The Counselling Service will provide one to one counselling for people, aged 18 and upwards, who are experiencing common mental health difficulties. The service provides one to one time limited counselling sessions based on a solution focused and person centred approach. Estimated Contract start date: 01 April 2016 Estimated Contract end date: 31.3.2017 Extension: 0 years Contract Period: 1 year only. There will be no extension to the contract term. Bidders who wish to participate in the procurement exercise shpuld log on to the e-tendering portal https://www.lppsourcing.org/procontract/lpp/user.nsf/frm_home?openform

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:

Asset out in the invitation to tender pack.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 150 000 and 200 000 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: 12 (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 set out in the invitation to tender pack.

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

As set out in the invitation to tender pack.

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

As set out in the invitation 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 set out in the invitation to 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 set out in the invitation to tender pack.

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 pack.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: As set out in the invitation to tender pack.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

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

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

Envisaged number of operators: 1
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: As set out in the invitation to tender pack.

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:

Z/1/15
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: 21.12.2015 – 17:00
Payable documents: no

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

21.12.2015 – 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

Date: 21.12.2015 – 17:00
Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: yes
Additional information about authorised persons and opening procedure: Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders.

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 contracting authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are from the voluntary sector and small or medium enterprises. To respond to this opportunity please log onto LPP Sourcing here:https://www.lppsourcing.org/procontract/lpp/portal.nsf/vLiveDocs/SD-DEVV-6UGE9Y?OpenDocument&contentid=1.001

VI.4)Procedures for appeal

VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

High Court
Royal Courts of Justice, The Strand
WC1A 2LL London
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +33 20794760000

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: Applicants who are unsuccessful shall be informed by the relevant Authority as soon as possible after the decision has been made as to the reasons why the applicant was unsuccessful. If an appeal regarding the award of contract has not been successfully resolved, The Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (SI 2015 No. 102) provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or at risk of harm by breach of the rules to take legal action. Such action must be brought within the applicable limitation period. Where a contract has not been entered into, the Court may order the setting aside of the award decision or order the Authorities to amend any document and may award damages. If the contract has been entered into by the Court depending on the circumstances, award damages, and make a declaration of ineffectiveness, order the relevant authority to pay a fine and/or order that the duration of contract be shortened. The purpose of the standstill period referred to above is to allow the 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

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

2.12.2015

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