Smoking Cessation Services Tender – Hull

Smoking Cessation Services Tender – Hull

Lot 1: Specialist Stop Smoking Services, Lot 2: Marketing and Communications.

United Kingdom-Hull: Social work and related services

2019/S 069-162619

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Hull City Council
Room 94, The Guildhall, Alfred Gelder Street
Hull
HU1 2AA
United Kingdom
Contact person: Mr Peter Allen
Telephone: +44 1482613291
E-mail: peter.allen@hullcc.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKE11
Internet address(es):Main address: http://www.hullcc.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.hullcc.gov.uk

I.2)Information about joint procurement

I.3)Communication

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

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

II.1.1)Title:

Smoking Cessation Services

Reference number: DN401825

II.1.2)Main CPV code

85300000 – AA01

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

Kingston Upon Hull City Council is seeking suitable qualified providers to deliver a 5-year contract for smoking cessation services with a possible one year extension. Hull City Council is conducting the procurement using the Competitive Procedure with Negotiation (CPN) under the Light Touch Regime in accordance with the requirements of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (SI 2015/102) (PCR 2015) for the purpose of procuring the services described in the specification (services) .The services are broken down into 2 lots:

— Lot 1: Specialist Stop Smoking Services,

— Lot 2: Marketing and Communications.

The anticipated service commencement date is 1.10.2019 TUPE will apply.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 3 240 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for all lots
Maximum number of lots that may be awarded to one tenderer: 2
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Specialist Stop Smoking Services

Lot No: 1

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

85100000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKE11

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Kingston Upon Hull City Council is seeking suitable qualified providers to deliver a 5-year contract for smoking cessation services with a possible 1 year extension. Hull City Council is conducting the procurement using the Competitive Procedure with Negotiation (CPN) under the Light Touch Regime in accordance with the requirements of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (SI 2015/102) (PCR 2015) for the purpose of procuring the services described in the specification (services). The services are broken down into 2 lots.

— Lot 1: Specialist Stop Smoking Services.

The provider shall ensure the specialist smoke free service establishes an effective and visible profile both to clients and professionals to support increased awareness and uptake of local smoke free services. The provider shall promote the service effectively using the most appropriate means of communication. This will differ depending on the target audience and the setting but the intention shall be to raise the profile of smoke free services and ensure that clients access appropriate services in a timely way.

Local community based events such as market stands will be organised where they support a call to specific action e.g. recruitment into the service during no smoking day. Where the provider is leading or involved in events there shall be clear objectives around what they are setting out to achieve and an evaluation of the impact of their involvement.

The provider shall provide support and expert advice, disseminate good practice and develop and facilitate excellent communication systems with other professional groups delivering smoke free services such as GPs, pharmacists and midwives.

The provider shall ensure that branding of the specialist smoke free service is agreed with NYCC prior to the commencement of the service. The provider may use the smoke free brand providing its use is in accordance with the branding guidelines.22 The

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: 3 150 000.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 72
This contract is subject to renewal: no
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: 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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Marketing and Communications

Lot No: 2

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

85100000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKE11

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Lot 2: Marketing and Communications.

The aim of this lot is to run city wide marketing campaigns to promote quitting and support people to quit using the right method for them.

This will include a generic based website to be developed such as: https://london.stopsmokingportal.com/

Include a link to: Lot 2 info here….universal support / ….. Localised materials shall be produced if this is based on a needs analysis and a social marketing approach to their development shall be evident with the aim of de-normalising tobacco use within local communities as a key component of action to reduce smoking prevalence.

Where possible, any local communications activity shall be integrated with regional and national campaigns to enhance effectiveness and avoid duplication, the Provider will also work closely with the Authority, Public Health and Hull CCG Communications Team. The provider shall ensure that nationally produced materials are utilised.

The provider will then be required to produce an annual service marketing plan for discussion and approval by Hull City Council at the contract management review meetings.

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: 150 000.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 72
This contract is subject to renewal: no
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: 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:

As per tender documents.

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:

As per the tender documents.

III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:

As per the tender documents.

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

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

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: 10/05/2019
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

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
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Kingston upon Hull City Council
Town Clerk’s Service, Legal Department, The Guildhall
Hull
HU1 2AA
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1482300300
E-mail: legalnotices@hullcc.gov.uk
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:

03/04/2019

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