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
Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name and addresses
Cardinal Square, 10 Nottingham Road
NUTS code: UKF
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Section II: Object
Regional Paediatric Sexual Assault Services – East Midlands.
II.1.2)Main CPV code
II.1.3)Type of contract
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.1.6)Information about lots
II.2.3)Place of performance
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.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
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
II.2.11)Information about options
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
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
Parent company or other guarantee bonds, deposits, insurance or other forms of security may be required in certain circumstances.
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Section VI: Complementary information
VI.1)Information about recurrence
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.
Cardinal Square, 10 Nottingham Road
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: