Provision of a Healthwatch Swindon

Provision of a Healthwatch Swindon

Healthwatch Swindon will support and encourage service users, carers and residents in Swindon to become engaged in the planning and operation of Health and Social Care services.

United Kingdom-Swindon: Community action programme

2015/S 187-339092

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Swindon Borough Council
Civic Offices, Euclid Street
Contact point(s): UKK14
For the attention of: Mark Feeny
SN1 2JH Swindon
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1793466503
E-mail: mbfeeny@swindon.gov.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: www.swindon.gov.uk

Electronic access to information: www.supplyingthesouthwest.org.uk

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

Regional or local authority

I.3)Main activity

General public services

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 a Healthwatch Swindon.

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 UKK14

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)

Community action programme. Healthwatch Swindon will support and encourage service users, carers and residents in Swindon to become engaged in the planning and operation of Health and Social Care services. The aim of increased public involvement is to improve public satisfaction with health and social care services. Better engagement is part of a public investment in services that will improve the quality of services and public satisfaction. The successful tenderer will need to be a Social Enterprise. The contract will be for an initial period of 36 months with an option to extend for a further 24 months.

All tender documents are available in the attachments section on the tender advert on the South West portal available on the link belowwww.supplyingtothesouthwest.org.uk

Contract ID: A2KM-7GDf30.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85322000

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

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no

II.1.8)Lots

This contract is divided into lots: no

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:

The initial contract period is for 3 years with an option to extend for a further 2 years.
Estimated value excluding VAT: 750 000 GBP

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no

II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Number of possible renewals: 1
In the case of renewable supplies or service contracts, estimated timeframe for subsequent contracts:
in months: 24 (from the award of the contract)

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:

Not provided.

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

Payment quarterly in arrears.

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

Social Enterprise.

III.1.4)Other particular conditions

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: yes
Description of particular conditions: Swindon Borough Councils contract terms and conditions will apply.
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: All criteria that are stated within the tender documents to become the Preferred Bidder.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: (a) Appropriate statements from banks or, where appropriate, evidence of relevant professional risk indemnity insurance.
(b) The presentation of balance-sheets or extracts from the balance-sheets, where publication of the balance-sheet is required under the law of the country in which the economic operator is established.
All criteria that are stated within the tender documents to become the Preferred Bidder.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if requirements are met:
Full technical assessment if the selection criteria are passed.
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
IV.3)Administrative information

IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:

C1806

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: 2.11.2015 – 12:00

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

5.11.2015 – 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

until: 4.3.2016

IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 5.11.2015 – 12:00

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 small or medium enterprises (SMEs). However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement, and the contract will be awarded on the basis of the most economically advantageous tender.
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GO Reference: GO-2015923-PRO-7105178.

VI.4)Procedures for appeal

VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

Swindon Borough Council
Euclid Street
SN2 2JH Swindon
UNITED KINGDOM

Body responsible for mediation procedures

Swindon Borough Council
Swindon

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

Swindon Borough Council
Euclid Street
SN2 2JH Swindon
UNITED KINGDOM

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

23.9.2015

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