Psychological Well-Being Therapies Service – North of England

Psychological Well-Being Therapies Service – North of England

To commission psychological well-being therapies services, within the locality of Teesside.

United Kingdom-Stockton-on-Tees: Health and social work services

2019/S 169-414138

Social and other specific services – public contracts

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

NHS Hartlepool and Stockton on Tees Clinical Commissioning Group
Health Centre, Queensway
Stockton-on-Tees, Billingham
TS23 2LA
United Kingdom
E-mail: NECSU.neprocurement@nhs.net
NUTS code: UKInternet address(es):Main address: https://www.hartlepoolandstocktonccg.nhs.uk/

Address of the buyer profile: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/nhsnecsu/aspx/Home

I.1)Name and addresses

NHS South Tees CCG
14 Trinity Mews
Middlesborough
TS23 6AL
United Kingdom
E-mail: necsu.neprocurement@nhs.net
NUTS code: UKC11
Internet address(es):Main address: https://www.southteesccg.nhs.uk/

Address of the buyer profile: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/nhsnecsu/aspx/Home

I.2)Information about joint procurement

The contract involves joint procurement

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/nhsnecsu/aspx/Home
Additional information can be obtained from another address:
North of England Commissioning Support Unit
Teesdale House
Stockton-on-Tees
TS17 6BL
United Kingdom
E-mail: necsu.neprocurement@nhs.net
NUTS code: UKC
Internet address(es):Main address: http://www.necsu.nhs.uk

Address of the buyer profile: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/nhsnecsu/aspx/Home

Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/nhsnecsu/aspx/Home

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.5)Main activity

Health

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

NECS336 Psychological Well-Being Therapies Service

Reference number: NECS336

II.1.2)Main CPV code

85000000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

North of England Commissioning Support (NECS) are working for, and on behalf of, NHS Hartlepool and Stockton on Tees CCG and NHS South Tees CCG who wish to commission psychological well-being therapies services, within the locality of Teesside.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKC
Main site or place of performance:

The service is to be delivered within the CCG areas.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

North of England Commissioning Support (NECS) is managing the procurement process for NHS Hartlepool and Stockton-on-Tees CCG and NHS South Tees CCG, who wish to commission Psychological Therapies Services (IAPT) to transform the treatment of adult anxiety disorders and depression in England and to deliver an expanded ‘Integrated IAPT Service’, and an integrated long terms conditions (LTC)/persistent physical symptoms (PPT) service that will meet applicable national standards. The aim of the service is to deliver a comprehensive psychological well-being therapies service for patients within the CCG areas.

II.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract or the framework agreement

Duration in months: 60

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation
III.1.4)Objective rules and criteria for participation
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1)Information about a particular profession
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description

IV.1.1)Form of procedure

Open procedure
IV.1.3)Information about framework agreement

IV.1.10)Identification of the national rules applicable to the procedure:

Information about national procedures is available at: http://www.legislation.gov.uk/uksi/2015/102/pdfs/uksi_20150102_en.pdf

IV.1.11)Main features of the award procedure:

Public contracts for health, social, education, and certain other service contracts listed in Schedule 3 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (SI 2015 No 102) (PCR 2015) shall be awarded in accordance with Chapter 3 Section 7 Regulation 74 to 77 of PCR 2015.

IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure

IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate / Time limit for receipt of expressions of interest

Date: 14/10/2019
Local time: 12:00

IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:

English

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

Electronic ordering will be used
Electronic invoicing will be accepted
Electronic payment will be used

VI.3)Additional information:

The ‘Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations 2006’ as amended by the ‘Collective Redundancies and Transfer of Undertaking (Protection of Employment) (Amendment) Regulation 2014’ (TUPE) may apply to this contract as elements of this new service are already part of an existing provision.

This procurement will be conducted via the NECS e-tendering system (In-Tend) as such there will be no hard copy documents issued to bidders and all communications between bidders and NECS, including tender submissions, will be conducted via the In-Tend portal.

To express an interest in tendering for this procurement, please register on the In-Tend e-tendering portal, which can be found at: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/nhsnecsu/aspx/Home and follow the registration instructions.

Please note that it is free to register on In-Tend, which can be accessed at any time of day.

Should you have any queries, or are having problems registering on the portal, you should contact the eTendering provider by email: support@in-tend.com or phone 0844 2728810 (Monday to Friday 8.30 a.m. to 5.00 p.m).

The basic principles of the open procedure will be followed for this procurement to test the capacity, capability, and technical competence of bidders in accordance with The Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (SI 2015 No 102).

(MT Ref:217164).

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

North of England Commissioning Support Unit
Teesdale House, Thornaby
Stockton-on-Tees
TS17 6BL
United KingdomInternet address: http://www.necsu.nhs.uk
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

VI.4.3)Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

The commissioner will act in accordance with Part 3 Chapter 5 Regulation 85 to 87 and Part 3 Chapter 6 Regulation 88 to 104 of the Public Contract Regulations 2015 (SI 2015 No 102) (PCR 2015). Part 3 of the PCR 2015 provides for appeals to be made to the High Court subject to the time limitations and other required procedural steps. The rules relating to appeal are complex and a dissatisfied tenderer is advised to take their own prompt legal advice.

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

Royal Courts of Justice — The High Courts
Strand
London
WC2A 2LL
United KingdomInternet address: https://courttribunalfinder.service.gov.uk/courts/royal-courts-of-justice

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

30/08/2019

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