Provide Medical Cover in County Durham

Provide Medical Cover in County Durham

Provision of In-house medical cover for Community Hospitals.

United Kingdom-Durham: Health services

2016/S 102-182773

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

County Durham Procurement Consortium on behalf of County Durham and Darlington NHS Foundation Trust
Bede House, Belmont Business Park
For the attention of: Amanda McElroy
DH1 1TW Durham
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1913332614
E-mail: amandamcelroy@nhs.net

Internet address(es):

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

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.cddft.nhs.uk/our-services/non-clinical-services/procurement.aspx

Electronic access to information:https://www.cardea.nhs.uk/cardea/DisplayModules/TradeModules/Negotiations/Opportunities/ViewOpportunityEvent.aspx?EventID=3437&Culture=en-GB

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate:https://www.cardea.nhs.uk/cardea/DisplayModules/TradeModules/Negotiations/Opportunities/ViewOpportunityEvent.aspx?EventID=3437&Culture=en-GB

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:

Provision of In-house medical cover for Community Hospitals.

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 UKC1

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)

County Durham and Darlington NHS Foundation Trust is seeking a supplier to provide GP Services to the following Community Hospitals, Sedgefield Community Hospital, Richardson Community Hospital and Weardale Community Hospital. The awarded provider will be required to supply a range of GP Services including but not limited to providing cover from 8:00 — 20:00, 7 days a week. The cover will include 1 ward round every day and the GP will be on-call during the contracted hours if urgent/emergency care or advice is required. The provider will be required to work with a wide range of multi-disciplinary teams and must review prescribed medication and treatment in the patients’ health care records and undertake all appropriate admission documentation. The contract will be for 3 years with the option to extend for a further 2 x 12 months. This opportunity is advertised in 3 lots due to the geographical location. Contractors are permitted to apply for 1 lot, 2 lots or all lots. The lots are:
Lot 1- Richardson Community Hospital;
Lot 2- Sedgefield Community Hospital;
Lot 3- Weardale Community Hospital;
To express your interest in the opportunity click on the link below, expressions of interest will close at noon on the 20.6.2016.

https://www.cardea.nhs.uk/cardea/DisplayModules/TradeModules/Negotiations/Opportunities/ViewOpportunityEvent.aspx?EventID=3437&Culture=en-GB

The Procurement procedure for this service is light touch.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85100000, 85110000

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

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes

II.1.8)Lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for one or more 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:

County Durham and Darlington NHS Foundation Trust require a provider to supply GP Services to the following Community Hospitals, Richardson Community Hospital, Sedgefield Community Hospital and Weardale Community Hospital. The awarded provider will be required to supply a range of GP Services including but not limited to providing cover from 8:00 – 20:00, 7 days a week. The cover will include 1 ward round every day and the GP will be on-call during the contracted hours if urgent/emergency care or advice is required. The contract will be for 3 years with the option to extend for a further 2 x 12 months.

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)

Information about lots

Lot No: 1 Lot title: Lot 1- Richardson Community Hospital

1)Short description

County Durham and Darlington NHS Foundation Trust require a provider to supply GP Services to Richardson Community Hospital Victoria Road, Barnard Castle DL12 8HT. The awarded provider will be required to supply a range of GP Services including but not limited to providing cover from 8:00 — 20:00, 7 days a week. The cover will include one ward round every day and the GP will be on-call during the contracted hours if urgent/emergency care or advice is required. The provider will be required to work with wide range of multi-disciplinary teams and must review prescribed medication and treatment in the patients’ health care records and undertake all appropriate admission documentation. The contract will be for 3 years with the option to extend for a further 2 x 12 months.

To express your interest in the opportunity click on the link below, expressions of interest will close at noon on the 20.6.2016.https://www.cardea.nhs.uk/cardea/DisplayModules/TradeModules/Negotiations/Opportunities/ViewOpportunityEvent.aspx?EventID=3437&Culture=en-GB

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85100000, 85110000

3)Quantity or scope

County Durham and Darlington NHS Foundation Trust require a provider to supply GP Services to Richardson Community Hospital. The awarded provider will be required to supply a range of GP Services including but not limited to providing cover from 8:00 – 20:00, 7 days a week. The cover will include 1 ward round every day and the GP will be on-call during the contracted hours if urgent/emergency care or advice is required. The contract will be for 3 years with the option to extend for a further 2 x 12 months.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 2 Lot title: Lot 2- Sedgefield Community Hospital

1)Short description

County Durham and Darlington NHS Foundation Trust require a provider to supply GP Services to Sedgefield Community Hospital Salters Lane, Sedgefield, Stockton-on-Tees TS21 3EE. The awarded provider will be required to supply a range of GP Services including but not limited to providing cover from 8:00 – 20:00 hours, 7 days a week. The cover will include 1 ward round every day and the GP will be on-call during the contracted hours if urgent/emergency care or advice is required. The provider will be required to work with a wide range of multi-disciplinary teams and must review prescribed medication and treatment in the patients’ health care records and undertake all appropriate admission documentation. The contract will be for 3 years with the option to extend for a further 2 x 12 months.

To express your interest in the opportunity click on the link below, expressions of interest will close at 12 noon on the 20.6.2016.https://www.cardea.nhs.uk/cardea/DisplayModules/TradeModules/Negotiations/Opportunities/ViewOpportunityEvent.aspx?EventID=3437&Culture=en-GB

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85100000, 85110000

3)Quantity or scope

County Durham and Darlington NHS Foundation Trust require a provider to supply GP Services to Sedgefield Community Hospital. The awarded provider will be required to supply a range of GP Services including but not limited to providing cover from 8:00 – 20:00, 7 days a week. The cover will include 1 ward round every day and the GP will be on-call during the contracted hours if urgent/emergency care or advice is required. The contract will be for 3 years with the option to extend for a further 2 x 12 months.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 3 Lot title: Lot 3- Weardale Community Hospital

1)Short description

County Durham and Darlington NHS Foundation Trust require a provider to supply GP Services to Weardale Community Hospital. The awarded provider will be required to supply a range of GP Services including but not limited to providing cover from 8:00 – 20:00, 7 days a week. The cover will include one ward round every day and the GP will be on-call during the contracted hours if urgent/emergency care or advice is required. The provider will be required to work with a wide range of multi-disciplinary teams and must review prescribed medication and treatment in the patients’ health care records and undertake all appropriate admission documentation. The contract will be for three years with the option to extend for a further 2 x 12 months.

To express your interest in the opportunity click on the link below, expressions of interest will close at noon on the 20.6.2016.https://www.cardea.nhs.uk/cardea/DisplayModules/TradeModules/Negotiations/Opportunities/ViewOpportunityEvent.aspx?EventID=3437&Culture=en-GB

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85100000, 85110000

3)Quantity or scope

County Durham and Darlington NHS Foundation Trust require a provider to supply GP Services to Weardale Community Hospital. The awarded provider will be required to supply a range of GP Services including but not limited to providing cover from 8:00 — 20:00, 7 days a week. The cover will include 1 ward round every day and the GP will be on-call during the contracted hours if urgent/emergency care or advice is required. The contract will be for 3 years with the option to extend for a further 2 x 12 months.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract

III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:

Information will be detailed in the Invitation to Tender.

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

Information will be detailed in the Invitation to Tender.

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

No special legal form is required, but each supplier will be required to become jointly and severally responsible for the contract before acceptance.

III.1.4)Other particular conditions

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: no
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: In accordance with Regulation 58 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 and as set out in the relevant contract documents and other documentation.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: In accordance with Regulation 58 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
In accordance with Regulation 58 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015.
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: Registered Medical Practitioners with full GMC Registration.
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 below

1. Service delivery. Weighting 20

2. Development of professional working relationships. Weighting 10

3. Business continuity. Weighting 15

4. Approach to mentorship and support. Weighting 4

5. Approach to support and development. Weighting 6

6. Development of care pathways. Weighting 5

7. Price. Weighting 40

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:

SP1260

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

no
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

20.6.2016 – 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

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

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

To receive more information about this opportunity, including any amendments and/or clarifications and to request any clarifications and/or to respond to this opportunity please follow the link within the description section of this advert, to register your interest to this opportunity you must follow the link within the description section of this advert.
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:

25.5.2016

 

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