Psychological Wellbeing Service Tender Bedford

Psychological Wellbeing Service Tender Bedford

Psychological Wellbeing Service for Yarl’ s Wood Immigration Removal Centre, in Bedford. 

United Kingdom-Derby: Health and social work services

2018/S 066-146977

Contract notice


Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Arden and GEM Commissioning Support Unit on behalf of NHS England
Cardinal Square, Nottingham Road
United Kingdom
NUTS code: UKH24
Internet address(es):Main address:
I.2)Information about joint procurement


The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at:
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via:
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.5)Main activity


Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement


Psychological Wellbeing Service for Yarl’s Wood Immigration Removal Centre

II.1.2)Main CPV code


II.1.3)Type of contract


II.1.4)Short description:

NHS Arden and Greater East Midlands CSU (AGCSU) on behalf of NHS England (Health and Justice, East) is inviting suitably qualified and experienced providers to bid for a Psychological Wellbeing Service for Yarl’ s Wood Immigration Removal Centre, in Bedford. To access the documentation and submit your response please register your organisation on the Bravo website: The ITT reference is itt_956 and responses should be made by 12:00 noon on 15.5.2018.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

II.1.6)Information about lots

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

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKH24
Main site or place of performance:

Bedford, Bedfordshire.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

NHS England is intending to commission a provider to deliver a Psychological Wellbeing Service for detainees at Yarl’ s Wood Immigration Removal Centre, in Bedford in order to support the need to preserve and maintain wellbeing. The maximum annual contract value is approximately 210 400 GBP per annum. As a result of this procurement exercise an agreement will be established with the successful Bidder for a period of 5 years.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Start: 01/10/2018
End: 30/09/2023
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

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.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

List and brief description of conditions:

The Contracting Authority reserves the right to require groupings of contractors to take a particular legal form or to require one party to undertake primary legal liability or to require that each party undertakes joint and several liability.

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing

List and brief description of selection criteria:

Parent company or other guarantee bonds, deposits, insurance or other forms of security may be required in certain circumstances.

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
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.1.1)Type of procedure

Open procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction

IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes
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

Date: 15/05/2018
Local time: 12:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

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

IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 15/05/2018
Local time: 12:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

VI.3)Additional information:

The Contracting Authority intends to use an e-Procurement Portal ‘Arden and GEM CSU Procurement Portal’ in this procurement exercise. To access (please see web link below).: How to Apply: To register on the portal:

— From the Home Page, click the ‘Click Here to Register’ link.

— Accept the terms and conditions for using the portal.

— Complete your organisation and personal details

— Choose a memorable username and submit. You will shortly be sent an email with your unique password, please treat this securely (if you lose it there is a ‘Forgot my Password’ link on the portal homepage) To Access the portal:

— Login with your unique username and password

— From the suppliers reserved area click ‘ITTs Open to All Suppliers’ –this is a repository of all ITT’s open to any registered supplier,

— Browse the ITTs (there may be more than one page) and select itt_956 ‘Psychological Wellbeing Service for Yarl’s Wood Immigration Removal Centre’ by clicking on it

— Note the Details buttons on the left for Navigation and the Actions below.

— Click the ‘Express Interest’ action –this will move the ITT from the ITTs Open to All Suppliers area to your ‘My ITTs’ area –this is a reserved area for ITTs that you have either been invited to or expressed interest in. Arden and GEM CSU is managing this Procurement in accordance with the Public Contracts Regulations 2015(the “Regulations”). The Service is being procured under “Schedule 3 — Social and Other Specific Services”. 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 authorities intend to hold themselves bound by any of the Regulations.

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Arden and GEM CSU
Cardinal Square, 10 Nottingham Road
United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:



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