Provision of Crisis House in Sheffield

Provision of Crisis House in Sheffield

To provide a safe, relaxing environment for individuals experiencing a crisis.

UK-Sheffield: health services

2012/S 87-143046

Contract notice

Services
Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

Sheffield Health and Social Care NHS Foundation Trust
Fulwood House, Old Fulwood Road
For the attention of: Stephen Jackson Head of Procurement
S10 3TH Sheffield
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1142716155
E-mail: steve.jackson@shsc.nhs.uk
Fax: +44 1142716148

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: www.shsc.nhs.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
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 Crisis House.
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 UKE32
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)
Health services. The Awarding Authority is seeking expressions of interest from suitably experienced and qualified healthcare providers for the provision of a Crisis House in Sheffield.
The objectives of the service are as follows:
To provide a safe, relaxing environment for individuals experiencing a crisis.
To provide support in a non-restrictive environment as an alternative to hospital admission.
To maintain, improve and develop individuals’ coping strategies.
To adopt a recovery approach to working with service users.
To promote independence and allow individuals to maintain a normal life.
It is envisaged that the Crisis House will be a six bedded facility in a residential location close to shops, public transport and other facilities. The premises will have separate male/female bathrooms and facilities for disabled users, communal kitchen with cooking appliances and laundry facilities (service users will be encouraged to prepare their own meals and do their laundry), a communal lounge with TV, DVD, games console, board games etc.
It is envisaged that the staff will be employed by the successful organisation and will not be expected to be qualified clinicians, but will have relevant qualifications and experience.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85100000
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: yes
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 350 000 and 450 000 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options
Options: yes
Description of these options: Option to extend the contract for two furher periods of 12 months subject to annual review.
II.2.3)Information about renewals
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Number of possible renewals: 2
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion
Duration in months: 36 (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:
Parent company or other guarantees, bonds, deposits, insurance or other forms of security may be required in certain circumstances. See the invitation to tender for further details.
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:
Bids by groups or consortia of economic operators are permitted. However, Sheffield Health & Social Care NHS FT reserve the right to require groupings or consortia of economic operators, if they are the successful bidder to take a particular legal form in order to contract for this contract opportunity or to require one party to undertake primary legal liability.
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: The Authority will apply all the offences listed in Article 45(1) of Directive 2004/18/EC (implemented as Regulation 23(1) of the Public Contract Regulations (PCR) 2006 in the UK) and all of the professional misconducts listed at Article 45(2) of Directive 2004/18/EC (see also Regulation 23(2) in the PCR 2006) to the decision of whether a Candidate is eligible to be invited to tender.

A full list of the Regulation 23(1) and 23(2) criteria are at http://www.delta-esourcing.com/delta/project/reasonsForExclusion.html#pcr.
Candidates will be required to answer these questions as part of the qualification process. For candidates who are registered overseas, you will need to declare if you have any offences/misconduct under your own countries laws, where these laws are equivalent to the Regulation 23 lists.
Candidates who have been convicted of any of the offences under Article 45(1) are ineligible and will not be selected to bid, unless there are overriding requirements in the general interest for doing so.
Candidates who are guilty of any of the offences, circumstances or misconduct under Article 45(2) may be excluded from being selected to bid at the discretion of the Authority.
Any supplier may be disqualified who does not respond to the following in the requisite manner: 1) Entering general PQQ supplier information NHS CPC utilises the NHS Supplier Information Database (Sid4health) to manage and assess general pre-qualification information in the form of a profile. Candidates are requested to provide their profile in Sid4health as follows:
(i) Candidates must obtain a Dun & Bradstreet (D&B) D-U-N-S® Number to enable registration on sid4health. This normally is provided within 48 hours but may take up to 5 days*, so please ensure this step is completed as soon as possible. The D-U-N-S® Number is the standard supplier coding for the NHS and must be obtained for use in all trading with the NHS. Check to see if your company has a D-U-N-S® Number on the sid4health registration page.

* The D-U-N-S® Number registration turnaround time quoted is for UK subjects. Non UK subjects (businesses registered outside of the UK), should use www.dnb.com and choose the country in which the business is registered from the selection at the top of the Home page and then search for DUNS request form. If unable to find a DUNS request form please contact the local Customer Services team. Turnaround times will vary from country to country.

(ii) Candidates should register on Sid4health at www.sid4health.nhs.uk/home.action and submit their Sid4health company profile for publication to the system. Select the Register Organisation on the left of the page and then select Organisation Type supplier. Key in details as shown to search for your D-U-N-S® Number. If you are not on their database click on the link at the bottom of the page to obtain a number from D&B.
(iii) Once registration has been authorised by the sid4health administrator and after receiving logon details, access the Profile Management area and create and validate your sid4health company profile.
(iv) Once a candidate has ensured that all the required fields are completed for this PQQ and the profile has been validated. They must add the profile to the Request to Participate list (include the name and number of the PQQ here). Select ‘View all request to participate lists’ on the left menu and search/select this list. Select the Join button to the right of the list and then select the validated profile to allocate to this procurement (you may have more than one validated profile as you may have different information held against your profile for different procurements).

(v) Where access to Sid4health is unavailable, please contact the sid4health Helpdesk at: help@sid4health.nhs.uk.
(vi) Where bidders do not complete and update a SID4Health profile, all further information requested within the tender documents, such as audited accounts, must be provided in the format requested within the tender documents.
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
(c) A statement of the undertaking’s overall turnover and, where appropriate, of turnover in the area covered by the contract for a maximum of the last three financial years available, depending on the date on which the undertaking was set up or the economic operator started trading, as far as the information on these turnovers is available
As set out in the PQQ minimum level(s) of standards possibly required (if applicable): As set out in the PQQ.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: As set out in the PQQ.
III.2.3)Technical capacity
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
(a) a list of the works carried out over the past five years, accompanied by certificates of satisfactory execution for the most important works. These certificates shall indicate the value, date and site of the works and shall specify whether they were carried out according to the rules of the trade and properly completed. Where appropriate, the competent authority shall submit these certificates to the contracting authority direct.
(d) A description of the technical facilities and measures used by the supplier or service provider for ensuring quality and the undertaking’s study and research facilities.
(e) Where the products or services to be supplied are complex or, exceptionally, are required for a special purpose, a check carried out by the contracting authorities or on their behalf by a competent official body of the country in which the supplier or service provider is established, subject to that body’s agreement, on the production capacities of the supplier or the technical capacity of the service provider and, if necessary, on the means of study and research which are available to it and the quality control measures it will operate.
(f) The educational and professional qualifications of the service provider or contractor and/or those of the undertaking’s managerial staff and, in particular, those of the person or persons responsible for providing the services or managing the work
(g) For public works contracts and public services contracts, and only in appropriate cases, an indication of the environmental management measures that the economic operator will be able to apply when performing the contract
(h) A statement of the average annual manpower of the service provider or contractor and the number of managerial staff for the last three years
(j) An indication of the proportion of the contract which the services provider intends possibly to subcontract
As set out in the PQQ.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
As set out in the PQQ.
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
Restricted
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate
Envisaged minimum number 3
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: All applicants who meet the minimum requirments as set out in the PQQ.
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:
T4151/SHSC/SJ
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
no
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
30.5.2012 – 16:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
4.6.2012
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 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 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.
The services to which this notice relates fall within Part B of Schedule 3 of the Public 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 authority intends to hold itself bound by any of the Regulations save those applicable to Part B services. Use of this OJEU notice is entirely voluntary. Whilst reference has been made to the Restricted Procedure, the contracting authority is not bound to follow the process set out in the Regulations. The contracting authority will describe the process to be followed for this tender in the tender documentation.
If and when this requirement is offered to tender, this may be done in whole or in part via electronic means using the Internet. GO Reference: GO-2012430-PRO-3891333.
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

Sheffield Health & Social Care NHs Foundation Trust
Fulwood House, Old Fulwood Road
S10 3TH Sheffield
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1142716155
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: It is anticipated that SHSC will incorporate (on a purely voluntary basis) a minimum 10 calendar day standstill period at the point information on the award of contract is communicated to tenderers that is similar to but not required by Regulation 32A of the Public Contracts Regulations 2006. Any tenderer wishing to appeal the decision to award the contract, or after the award of the contract appeal the award of the contract, shall have the rights set out in Part 9 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2006.
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
30.4.2012

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