Sexual Health Services Contract – North East London

Sexual Health Services Contract – North East London

North East London Sexual Integrated Sexual Health Services.

United Kingdom-London: Health services

2017/S 020-033488

Contract notice


Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

United Kingdom
Contact person: Luke Byron-Davies
NUTS code: UK
Internet address(es):Main address:

Address of the buyer profile:

I.2)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

Regional or local authority

I.5)Main activity

General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement


North East London Sexual Integrated Sexual Health Services.

Reference number: prj_OSN_8001

II.1.2)Main CPV code


II.1.3)Type of contract


II.1.4)Short description:

Integrated sexual health services for Newham, Redbridge, Tower Hamlets and Waltham Forest. These services include clinical sexual health and contraception.

Estimated contract value (range) 65 000 000 – 90 000 000 GBP.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 90 000 000.00 GBP

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: UK
NUTS code: UKI
Main site or place of performance:

London Boroughs of Newham, Tower Hamlets and Waltham Forest.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The procurement is for integrated sexual health services within the north east London (NEL) sub-region. Services will include:

2 centres of excellence. Sub-regional satellite sites in Newham, Tower Hamlets and Waltham Forest will also be procured. These services will be remunerated via the London Integrated Sexual Health Tariff (ISHT).

In addition, to the main work package, procurement is also being undertaken for additional services that are being procured on a block remuneration basis. These services are:

Extended Partner notification;

System-wide oversight of sub-regional contraception and sexual health;

Children and Young People’s non-clinical service (Newham only);

Sexual health outreach (remunerated by sessional blocks).

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

Value excluding VAT: 90 000 000.00 GBP

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:

The contract is on a 60 months + 12 months + 12 months + 12 months basis.

This is subject to the criteria outlined in the draft contract.

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of options:

The contract will be for an initial period of 60 months for the Integrated Sexual Health Services (work package 1). There will be an option to extend for a further + 12 months + 12 months + 12 months subject to criteria stated in the contract documents.

Work packages 2-5, are subject to varying time frames, as outlined in the Contract.

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

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract

III.2.1)Information about a particular profession

Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession
Reference to the relevant law, regulation or administrative provision:

To be considered for this Contract, the Tenderer is required to complete the qualifying questions section of the the Tender.

The Tenderer must meet the relevant requirements in this qualifying section. This includes being CQC registered and to have minimum turnover of 20 000 000 GBP per year.

III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:

III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Obligation to indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff assigned to performing the contract

Section IV: Procedure


IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Competitive procedure with negotiation
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

Recourse to staged procedure to gradually reduce the number of solutions to be discussed or tenders to be negotiated

IV.1.5)Information about negotiation

The contracting authority reserves the right to award the contract on the basis of the initial tenders without conducting negotiations
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: no
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: 24/02/2017
Local time: 17:00
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

Duration in months: 6 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

Electronic invoicing will be accepted
Electronic payment will be used
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

London Borough of Newham
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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