Regional Paediatric Sexual Assault Services – East Midlands

Regional Paediatric Sexual Assault Services – East Midlands

NHS England (North Midlands) wishes to commission an East Midlands regional clinical paediatric sexual assault service (SAS) for children and young people (up to the age of 18) who has been sexually assaulted or raped (both acute and non-acute cases).

United Kingdom-Derby: Health and social work services

2016/S 225-410101

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Arden and Greater East Midlands Commissioning Support Unit on behalf of NHS England (NHS Commissioning Board)
Cardinal Square, 10 Nottingham Road
Derby
DE1 3QT
United Kingdom
E-mail: carey.bovington@ardengemcsu.nhs.uk
NUTS code: UKF
Internet address(es):Main address: https://ardengemcsu.bravosolution.co.uk
I.2)Joint procurement

I.3)Communication

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

Health

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Regional Paediatric Sexual Assault Services – East Midlands.

II.1.2)Main CPV code

85000000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

Arden and Greater East Midlands Commissioning Support Unit, acting on behalf of NHS England (Health and Justice, North Midlands) (i.e. the Commissioner) invites submissions from healthcare providers including third sector organisations, social enterprises and other providers to deliver a paediatric sexual assault service throughout the East Midlands region.

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: UKF

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

NHS England (North Midlands) wishes to commission an East Midlands regional clinical paediatric sexual assault service (SAS) for children and young people (up to the age of 18) who has been sexually assaulted or raped (both acute and non-acute cases). The service will be delivered through the provision of an open access 24/7/365 managed clinical network, with delivery of care delivered at 2 named and accredited sexual assault service locations, supported by referral pathways into local age appropriate services for support and follow-up care where these are required. The East Midlands covers Derby City and Derbyshire, Leicester City and Leicestershire, Lincolnshire, Nottingham City and Nottinghamshire, Northamptonshire and Rutland. A Sexual Assault Referral Centre is a location where female and male victims of any age, of rape and sexual assault can receive medical care. The Commissioner reserves the right to include Forensic Medical Examination provision by agreement with the Provider during the life of the contract. The reference to the ITT on the eSourcing Portal is itt_629 — Regional Paediatric Sexual Assault Services — East Midlands.

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

Duration in months: 60
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

This contract is for a period of 3 years with the option to extend for a further 2 years on an annual basis. It is intended that a new procurement process will be carried out prior to this contract ending.

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 1 party to undertake primary legal liability or to require that each party undertakes joint and several liability.

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:

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)Description

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: 05/01/2017
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:

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

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 05/01/2017
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 eTendering system in this procurement exercise. The services to which this notice relates fall within the Light Touch Regime of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (‘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 intend to hold themselves bound by any of the Regulations save those applicable to the procurement of Light Touch Regime services. Please see published documentation for further detail.

Suppliers Instructions How to Express Interest in this Tender: 1. Register your company on the eSourcing portal (this is only required once) — Browse to the eSourcing Portal: https://ardengemcsu.bravosolution.co.uk and click the link to register— Accept the terms and conditions and click ‘continue’ — Enter your correct business and user details —Note the user-name you chose and click ‘Save’ when complete — You will shortly receive an e-mail with your unique password (please keep this secure) 2. Express an Interest in the tender — Login to the portal with the user-name/password — Click the ‘PQQs / ITTs Open To All Suppliers’ link. (These are Pre-Qualification Questionnaires or Invitations to Tender open to any registered supplier) — Click on the relevant PQQ/ ITT to access the content. — Click the ‘Express Interest’ button at the top of the page. — This will move the PQQ /ITT into your ‘My PQQs/ My ITTs’ page. (This is a secure area reserved for your projects only) — You can now access any attachments by clicking ‘Buyer Attachments’ in the ‘PQQ/ ITT Details’ box 3. Responding to the tender — Click ‘My Response’ under ‘PQQ/ ITT Details’, (itt_629 — Regional Paediatric Sexual Assault Services — East Midlands) you can choose to ‘Create Response’ or to ‘Decline to Respond’ (please give a reason if declining) — You can now use the ‘Messages’ function to communicate with the buyer and seek any clarification — Note the deadline for completion, then follow the on-screen instructions to complete the PQQ/ ITT — There may be a mixture of online and off-line actions for you to perform (there is detailed on-line help available). You must then submit your reply using the ‘Submit Response’ button at the top of the page. If you require any further assistance please consult the on-line help, or contact the eTendering help-desk.

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Arden and Greater East Midlands Commissioning Support Unit
Cardinal Square, 10 Nottingham Road
Derby
DE1 3QT
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:

18/11/2016

 

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