Public Health Framework London

Public Health Framework London

Multi faceted framework to encompass Public Health requirements around Stop Smoking Services, Sexual Health Services (Level 01 and 02), Supervised Consumption and Needle Exchange.

United Kingdom-London: Health services

2015/S 174-316821

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

London Borough of Newham
Newham Dockside, 1000 Dockside Road
For the attention of: Michael Jones
E16 2QU London
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: eprocurement@newham.gov.uk

Internet address(es):

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: https://www.capitalesourcing.com/web/login.shtml

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:

Public Health Framework.

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
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: London Borough of Newham.

NUTS code UKI21

II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)

The notice involves the establishment of a framework agreement

II.1.4)Information on framework agreement

Framework agreement with several operators

Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in years: 3

Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement

Estimated value excluding VAT: 2 691 000 GBP

II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)

Multi faceted framework to encompass Public Health requirements around Stop Smoking Services, Sexual Health Services (Level 01 and 02), Supervised Consumption and Needle Exchange.

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): yes

II.1.8)Lots

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:

Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 2 700 000 and 3 000 000 GBP

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.3)Information about renewals

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

Duration in months: 36 (from the award of the contract)

Information about lots

Lot No: 1 Lot title: Stop Smoking Service

1)Short description

Increase the availability and provision of high quality, cost effective stop smoking interventions in Newham.
To meet the NICE guidelines for 5 % of the smoking population receiving stop smoking support.
To meet the NICE guidelines for 35-70 % of those treated to achieve a 4 week quit outcome — 85 % of which is CO validated.
Reduce smoking prevalence in the local population.
Reduce the smoking prevalence in priority groups in the population — as defined.
Reduce the prevalence of smoking related premature deaths and illness in Newham, thus impacting on reducing smoking related socio-economic and heath inequalities.
Increase the number of people using the stop smoking service in Newham.
Enable those wishing to stop smoking to be given the appropriate help through weekly behavioural and pharmacological support including NRT, Champix and Zyban for a maximum of 12 weeks.
Offer all smoking cessation medication as first line treatment if appropriate, in accordance with NICE and Public Health England (PHE) guidance.
Refer clients to any future commissioned Level 3 stop smoking service if unable to offer appropriate support.
To follow NICE and PHE smoking cessation delivery and monitoring guidance.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85100000

3)Quantity or scope

Estimated value excluding VAT: 1 461 000 GBP

4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion

Duration in months: 36 (from the award of the contract)

5)Additional information about lots

This tendering exercise is being undertaken using the electronic tendering system ‘capitalESourcing’ (url: www.capitalesourcing.com). Suppliers will need to register an interest on the system in order to participate, and registration is free.

Lot No: 2 Lot title: Sexual Health Services (Level 01)

1)Short description

This Primary Care Agreement (PCA) aims to
— To increase detection rates for STI, in particular Chlamydia and Gonorrhoea (CnG)
— To increase the uptake of the C-card condom distribution scheme amongst young people aged 13-25 and increase condom use.
The objectives of this community pharmacy PCA are:
— To sign post the availability of other services thereby increasing numbers of women accessing regular sexual health and family planning services.
— To increase the awareness of the connection between unprotected sex and sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and to decrease the incidence of STIs.
— To increase screening rates for STIs, in particular Chlamydia and Gonorrhoea in sexually active young people aged 13-25 years of age the (eligibility criteria may evolve over the life of the — contract).
— To increase the uptake of the C-Card condom distribution scheme among young people aged 13-25 years of age and increase condom use.
— To increase partnership working and improve communication between pharmacists and other professionals working with young people.
— Increase the number of patients receiving a range of sexual health services.
— Enhance the care provided to patients in primary care and to allow for a faster response to client needs, without the need to wait to see a doctor.
— Improve the skill and expertise of primary care staff in delivering sexual health interventions including recognising when a young person may need support or protection.
— Improve liaison between primary and secondary care.
— To provide services that meets the Department of Health You’re Welcome criteria for young people friendly services.
— To identify vulnerable young people and refer them for support (e.g. for support in school, to universal services, Children’s Triage).

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85100000

3)Quantity or scope

Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 230 000 and 250 000 GBP

4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion

Duration in months: 36 (from the award of the contract)

5)Additional information about lots

This tendering exercise is being undertaken using the electronic tendering system ‘capitalESourcing’ (url: www.capitalesourcing.com). Suppliers will need to register an interest on the system in order to participate, and registration is free.

Lot No: 3 Lot title: Sexual Health Services (Level 02)

1)Short description

This Primary Care Agreement (PCA) aims:
— To increase detection rates for STI, in particular Chlamydia and Gonorrhoea (CnG)
— To increase the uptake of the C-card condom distribution scheme amongst young people under 25 and increase condom use.
— To improve access to Emergency Hormonal Contraception (EHC), contraception and sexual health advice.
— To increase access to treatment of Chlamydia.
The objectives of this the level 2 sexual health pharmacy service are:
— To increase access to EHC to all female Newham residents of aged between 13 and 24 year old.
— To increase the use of condoms, by providing 3 condoms with each supply of EHC
— To increase Chlamydia and Gonorrhoea (CnG), by testing alongside each supply of EHC
— To recommend females accessing EHC to their GP, CaSH or GUM services for contraception
— To sign post the availability of other services thereby increasing numbers of women accessing regular sexual health and family planning services.
— To increase the awareness of the connection between unprotected sex and sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and to decrease the incidence of STIs. Data to be recorded and presented to LBN/Public Health on request. This may be requested up to twice a year.
— To increase screening rates for STIs, in particular Chlamydia and Gonorrhoea in sexually active young people aged 13-25 years of age (the eligibility criteria may evolve over the life of the contract).
— To increase access to treatment for an uncomplicated chlamydia infection
— To increase the uptake of the C-Card condom distribution scheme among young people between 13- 24 years of age and increase condom use.
— To increase partnership working and improve communication between pharmacists and other professionals working with young people.
— Increase the number of patients receiving a range of sexual health services.
— Enhance the care provided to patients in primary care and to allow for a faster response to client needs, without the need to wait to see a doctor.
— Improve the skill and expertise of primary care staff in delivering sexual health interventions including recognising when a young person may need support or protection.
— Improve liaison between primary and secondary care.
— To provide services that meets the Department of Health You’re Welcome criteria for young people friendly services.
— To identify vulnerable young people and refer them for support (e.g. for support in school, to universal services, Children’s Triage).
— To identify high risk alcohol consumption and potentially harmful drinking.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85100000

3)Quantity or scope

Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 230 000 and 250 000 GBP

4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion

Duration in months: 36 (from the award of the contract)

5)Additional information about lots

This tendering exercise is being undertaken using the electronic tendering system ‘capitalESourcing’ (url: www.capitalesourcing.com). Suppliers will need to register an interest on the system in order to participate, and registration is free.

Lot No: 4 Lot title: Supervised Consumption

1)Short description

Pharmacists participating in this service will be expected to take on the number of service users that they feel appropriate for their pharmacy within the parameters of good practice advised by the local treatment service, taking into account all their community responsibilities.
The community pharmacy must provide a supervised consumption service Monday to Saturday as a minimum requirement.
The community pharmacy will provide a sufficient level of privacy for the service user and safety for staff.
The community pharmacy must offer a user-friendly, non-judgemental, client-centred and confidential service at all times.
The community pharmacy will support access routes for service users to other health and social care and to act as a gateway to other services particularly those offered on the framework i.e. stop smoking.
By providing the supervised consumption service, the community pharmacy will contribute to improving retention in drug treatment.
By providing the supervised consumption service, the community pharmacy will contribute to improving drug treatment delivery and completion.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85100000

3)Quantity or scope

Estimated value excluding VAT: 600 000 GBP

4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion

Duration in months: 36 (from the award of the contract)

5)Additional information about lots

This tendering exercise is being undertaken using the electronic tendering system ‘capitalESourcing’ (url: www.capitalesourcing.com). Suppliers will need to register an interest on the system in order to participate, and registration is free.

Lot No: 5 Lot title: Needle Exchange

1)Short description

To reduce the rate of sharing and other high-risk injecting behaviours by providing sterile injecting equipment advice on harm minimisation and other support.
To promote safer injecting practices, to reduce the risk of blood borne virus (BBV) infection and risk of overdose.
To support access routes for service users to other health and social care and to act as a gateway to other services (e.g. specialist substance misuse services, which include substitute prescribing, hepatitis B immunisation, and screening for hepatitis C and HIV).
To maximise the access and retention of all injectors into treatment, especially those that are socially excluded.
To prevent where possible initiation into injecting and to encourage alternatives to injecting.
To improve the health of local communities by preventing the spread of blood borne infections by ensuring the safe disposal of used injecting equipment.
To provide service users with regular contact with health care professionals to help them access further advice or assistance.
To provide service users with appropriate health promotion and self-help information and support.
To offer Needle Exchange where possible 7 days a week where opening hours permit.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85100000

3)Quantity or scope

Estimated value excluding VAT: 150 000 GBP

4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion

Duration in months: 36 (from the award of the contract)

5)Additional information about lots

This tendering exercise is being undertaken using the electronic tendering system ‘capitalESourcing’ (url: www.capitalesourcing.com). Suppliers will need to register an interest on the system in order to participate, and registration is free.

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 liability. Should the successful tenderer be a consortium of companies, the lead partner will be responsible for completing the commission on behalf of the consortium and all payments will be made to the lead partner for services rendered by the consortium. Support partners will be required to complete a collateral warranty agreement in favour of the Contracting Authority.
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

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: As detailed in the tender documents.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: As detailed in the tender documents.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
As detailed in the tender documents.
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

Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: As detailed in the tender documents.
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

no
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document

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

5.10.2015 – 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

English.

IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

Duration in months: 6 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

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

This tendering exercise is being undertaken using the electronic tendering system ‘capitalESourcing’ (url: www.capitalesourcing.com). Suppliers will need to register an interest on the system in order to participate, and registration is free.

VI.4)Procedures for appeal

VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

London Borough of Newham
E-mail: eprocurement@newham.gov.uk

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: As set out in the UK’s Public Contracts Regulations 2015.
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

4.9.2015

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