Sexual Health Services Stockport and Tameside

Sexual Health Services Stockport and Tameside

Sexual and Reproductive Health Services for Stockport, Tameside and Trafford Councils.

United Kingdom-Manchester: Health services

2016/S 046-076600

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Stockport Metropolitan Borough Council
STaR Shared Procurement Service, Trafford Council, Trafford Town Hall, Stretford
For the attention of: Mr Peter Walpole
M32 0TH Manchester
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 7875635549
E-mail: peter.walpole@star-procurement.gov.uk
Fax: +44 1619124272

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://www.stockport.gov.uk/

Further information can be obtained from: Stockport Metropolitan Borough Council
STaR Shared Procurement Service, Trafford Council, Trafford Town Hall, Stretford
For the attention of: Mr Peter Walpole
M32 0TH Manchester
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 7875635549
E-mail: peter.walpole@star-procurement.gov.uk
Fax: +44 1619124272

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: Stockport Metropolitan Borough Council
STaR Shared Procurement Service, Trafford Council, Trafford Town Hall, Stretford
For the attention of: Mr Peter Walpole
M32 0TH Manchester
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 7875635549
E-mail: peter.walpole@star-procurement.gov.uk
Fax: +44 1619124272

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: Stockport Metropolitan Borough Council
STaR Shared Procurement Service, Trafford Council, Trafford Town Hall, Stretford
For the attention of: Mr Peter Walpole
M32 0TH Manchester
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 7875635549
E-mail: peter.walpole@star-procurement.gov.uk
Fax: +44 1619124272

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority

I.3)Main activity

General public services
Health

I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities

The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: yes

Tamside Metropolitan Borough Council
Counccil Offices, Dukinfield Town Hall, King Street, Dukinfield, Tameside
SK16 4LA Dukinfield
UNITED KINGDOM

Trafford Council
Trafford Town Hall, Talbot Road, Stretford
M32 0TH Manchester
UNITED KINGDOM

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description

II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:

Sexual and Reproductive Health Services for Stockport, Tameside and Trafford Councils.

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

NUTS code UKD3

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

The notice involves a public contract
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement

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

This tender is being conducted under the Light Touch Regime of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015.
Stockport MBC acting on behalf of Stockport, Tameside, and Trafford Councils (The Commissioners) are commissioning an open access comprehensive integrated sexual and reproductive health service for people of all ages, and also specifically in Stockport and Trafford a dedicated young people’s integrated sexual and reproductive health service. The integrated services will meet the sexual and reproductive health needs of residents of the Stockport, Tameside, and Trafford areas through the provision of HIV testing, STI testing and treatment (excluding HIV treatment and care) and contraception and reproductive health services in order to improve sexual health outcomes.
The Commissioners will fund the provider of the service on a block contract basis to offer sexual and reproductive health services for Stockport, Tameside and Trafford residents. The provider must also ensure that comprehensive, open access, sexual and reproductive health services are available to all persons present in their area.
The service will deliver integrated (not simply co-located) provision provided under one management structure. The provider will work in partnership with other locally commissioned services, both clinical and non-clinical, to maintain and develop homogeneous pathways of care.
The provider will provide dual trained nursing staff that can provide both contraceptive and STI care to ensure better patient care. ‘Dual trained’ means that clinical nursing staff will have training in both provision of contraception and management of sexually transmitted infections. The provider will also provide medical consultant staff who are dual trained and/sufficient sessions of medical consultant time to enable both STI and contraceptive service provision to be consultant led.
The Commissioners require the integrated sexual and reproductive health service to operate main hub clinics in each of the three areas. The integrated service will be delivered on a hub and spoke basis with a central point of contact and triage (hub) in the three areas. Routine and intermediate services (Levels 1 and 2) will be delivered from all locations (hub and spoke clinics) and specialist treatment and care (Level 3) will be delivered from the three hub clinics.
The Commissioners require the integrated sexual and reproductive health service in Stockport to continue to host the integrated open access Central Youth Counselling Service for young people in Stockport for ages 11-25. The new provider will be expected to work with the Stockport CAMHS Partnership to ensure provision of an enhanced emotional health and wellbeing offer in Stockport.
The Commissioners require the integrated sexual and reproductive health service in Stockport to continue to provide a community Gynaecology Service as part of the integrated sexual and reproductive health service. The Community Gynaecology service specification is currently being reviewed and the Provider will be required to work with Stockport CCG and with the Commissioner to ensure that this service meets all the current guidelines for clinical practice and to ensure seamless pathways to other services are in place.
In the future the Commissioners may wish to change the commissioning responsibility for the following additional areas of service provision in one or more of the areas and require the Provider to commission, manage and, if required, subcontract them as part of the management of the whole system. These additional areas may include provision of Pharmacy Emergency Hormonal Contraception, General Practice Long acting reversible contraception fitting and removal, and the management of a condom distribution.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85100000, 85300000

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no
II.1.8)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:

This tender is being conducted under the Light Touch Regime of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015.
Stockport MBC acting on behalf of Stockport, Tameside, and Trafford Councils (The Commissioners) are commissioning an open access comprehensive integrated sexual and reproductive health service for people of all ages, and also specifically in Stockport and Trafford a dedicated young people’s integrated sexual and reproductive health service. The integrated services will meet the sexual and reproductive health needs of residents of the Stockport, Tameside, and Trafford areas through the provision of HIV testing, STI testing and treatment (excluding HIV treatment and care) and contraception and reproductive health services in order to improve sexual health outcomes.
The Commissioners will fund the provider of the service on a block contract basis to offer sexual and reproductive health services for Stockport, Tameside and Trafford residents. The provider must also ensure that comprehensive, open access, sexual and reproductive health services are available to all persons present in their area.
The service will deliver integrated (not simply co-located) provision provided under one management structure. The provider will work in partnership with other locally commissioned services, both clinical and non-clinical, to maintain and develop homogeneous pathways of care.
The provider will provide dual trained nursing staff that can provide both contraceptive and STI care to ensure better patient care. ‘Dual trained’ means that clinical nursing staff will have training in both provision of contraception and management of sexually transmitted infections. The provider will also provide medical consultant staff who are dual trained and/sufficient sessions of medical consultant time to enable both STI and contraceptive service provision to be consultant led.
The Commissioners require the integrated sexual and reproductive health service to operate main hub clinics in each of the three areas. The integrated service will be delivered on a hub and spoke basis with a central point of contact and triage (hub) in the three areas. Routine and intermediate services (Levels 1 and 2) will be delivered from all locations (hub and spoke clinics) and specialist treatment and care (Level 3) will be delivered from the three hub clinics.
The Commissioners require the integrated sexual and reproductive health service in Stockport to continue to host the integrated open access Central Youth Counselling Service for young people in Stockport for ages 11-25. The new provider will be expected to work with the Stockport CAMHS Partnership to ensure provision of an enhanced emotional health and wellbeing offer in Stockport.
The Commissioners require the integrated sexual and reproductive health service in Stockport to continue to provide a community Gynaecology Service as part of the integrated sexual and reproductive health service. The Community Gynaecology service specification is currently being reviewed and the Provider will be required to work with Stockport CCG and with the Commissioner to ensure that this service meets all the current guidelines for clinical practice and to ensure seamless pathways to other services are in place.
In the future the Commissioners may wish to change the commissioning responsibility for the following additional areas of service provision in one or more of the areas and require the Provider to commission, manage and, if required, subcontract them as part of the management of the whole system. These additional areas may include provision of Pharmacy Emergency Hormonal Contraception, General Practice Long acting reversible contraception fitting and removal, and the management of a condom distribution.
The estimated annual budget is in the region of £4 000 000 GBP, with an estimated total value of 14 000 000 GBP for the initial term of the contract. Please note that utilising the full contract term and the possibility of adding in some additional services as detailed above, may increase the total contract value up to 21 000 000 GBP
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 12 000 000 and 21 000 000 GBP

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no

II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

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:

III.1.4)Other particular conditions

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: no
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
III.2.3)Technical capacity
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts

III.3.1)Information about a particular profession

Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession: no

III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

Legal persons should indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff responsible for the execution of the service: no

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

IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue

Recourse to staged procedure to gradually reduce the number of solutions to be discussed or tenders to be negotiated no
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

IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document

Payable documents: no

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

11.4.2016 – 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

in days: 90 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: no

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no

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 tender is being conducted under the Light Touch Regime of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015. Please note that the tender opportunity can be found under Current Opportunities for Stockport Council on the Chest website at www.the-chest.gov.uk Tender documentation is available via the Chest only. All questions and/or requests for information/clarification must be uploaded onto the ‘Messaging’ section of The Chest portal and all responses will be communicated using the same method. The deadline for tender submissions is at 12 noon on the 11.4.2016.

VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

3.3.2016

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