Provision of Sexual Health Services in Dudley

Provision of Sexual Health Services in Dudley

Lot 1 — Integrated Sexual Health Service. Lot 2 — HIV Prevention and Support Service in the Community.

United Kingdom-Dudley: Health services

2016/S 043-071147

Contract notice


Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Dudley MBC
Public Health, Brierley Hill Police Station, Bank Street, Brierley Hill
Contact point(s): Procurement Services
For the attention of: Elaine Hopwood
DY5 3DH Dudley
Telephone: +44 1384816918

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority:

Address of the buyer profile:

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.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:

DUD — Provision of Sexual Health Services.

II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Service category No 25: Health and social services

NUTS code UKG34

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)

Dudley Metropolitan Borough Council and NHS England invite expressions of interest to tender for the provision of Integrated Sexual Health and HIV Services in Dudley
Dudley Public Health and NHS England are seeking expressions of interest from suitably experienced and qualified organisations to deliver the following services in the borough of Dudley.
Lot 1 — Integrated Sexual Health Service
Lot 2 — HIV Prevention and Support Service in the Community
Lot 3 — HIV Treatment Service (contract will not be with Dudley MBC but will be with NHS England under 2016/17 Standard NHS Contract Terms and Conditions)
The funding available for Lot 1 is approximately 1 400 000 GBP per annum a percentage of which will be retained for the purpose of outcome payments.
The funding available for Lot 2 is approximately 109 000 GBP per annum.
The funding available for Lot 3 HIV Treatment Service is approximately 2 000 000 GBP per annum including the cost of drugs.
Contract/s will commence on 1.10.2016 for a period of three years with the option to extend for a further 3 years subject to satisfactory performance.
Prospective providers are invited to tender for all three services, a single service or combination of services. Commissioners will also welcome a consortium bid from interested providers.
Expressions of interest are sought from suitably qualified organisations that can demonstrate knowledge and ability to deliver high quality Sexual Health Services.
The successful applicant will be required to work with other providers and partners in the borough as part of a commissioned integrated treatment system, and contribute to the continued development of this treatment system.
Closing date for receipt of completed tenders will be 23:59 hours 15.4.2016
It is expected that interviews will take place week commencing 9.5.2016.
This exercise is being conducted in electronic format (e-tender). If you wish to take part please register with Dudley MBC e-tendering website

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)


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

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


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:
II.2.2)Information about options
II.2.3)Information about renewals

II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Starting 1.10.2016. Completion 30.9.2019

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:
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:

Joint and several.
III.1.4)Other particular conditions
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
III.2.3)Technical capacity
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

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

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

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


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: 14.4.2016 – 23:59
Payable documents: no

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

15.4.2016 – 23:59
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

IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 18.4.2016 – 9:00
Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: yes
Additional information about authorised persons and opening procedure: Officers and Members of the Council only.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

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 successful Contractor(s) are required to take account of sustainable development e.g. environmental, social and economic impacts of delivery and to actively participate in the protection of the environment. Accordingly contract performance and conditions may relate in particular to social and environmental considerations.
Please note that estimated spend figures provided in this notice are based on historical information and cannot be guaranteed under this contract.

Dudley MBC will be utilising its e-procurement portal In-Tend for this procurement exercise. The Tender should be received no later than 15.4.2016 at 23:59 hours and will be available for download until 23:59 hours on 14.4.2016. URL:

To access documents bidders are required to register with the website. This may be done in two ways; 1) use the Register/Sign In button located on the Home screen or 2) find the project under the All Opportunities link and use the Express Interest button. Companies who have previously registered with the website will be invited to input their login detail
New Users will be invited to go through the Registration wizard. New Users, upon registration will receive an automatic notification of their unique login details. Once an expression of interest has been accepted by the system, Users MUST log back into the system to access documents. Now they will appear under the My Tenders tab. Further assistance with the system may be obtained by contacting the System Administrator on 01384 814862 Guidance documents are also published under the Help screen which can be found on the home screen

The Council expressly reserves the right;
i) not to award any contract as a result of the procurement process commenced by publication of this notice
ii) to make whatever changes it sees fit to the content and structure of the tendering competition
iii) to award contract(s) in respect of any part(s) of the requirement covered by this notice; and
iv) to award contract(s) in stages and in no circumstances will the Council be liable for any costs incurred by candidates.

VI.4)Procedures for appeal

VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

As in I.1

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:


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