Specialist adult drug and alcohol services – soft market testing

Specialist adult drug and alcohol services – soft market testing

The procurement exercise will include all adult community based specialist drug and alcohol services in Leicester. Towards informing the process and developing appropriate and innovative service specifications.

UK-Leicester: health and social work services

2012/S 84-138370

Prior information notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Leicester City Council
Drug & Alcohol Action Team, A Block, 1st Floor
LE1 6ZG Leicester
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: drugs@leicester.gov.uk

Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority
I.3)Main activity

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

The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: no

Section II.B: Object of the contract (Supplies or services)

II.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:

Specialist adult drug and alcohol services – soft market testing.
II.2)Type of contract and place of delivery or of performance

Service category No 25: Health and social services
II.3)Information on framework agreement
II.4)Short description of nature and quantity or value of supplies or services:

Leicester City Council (LCC) commission, on behalf of the Safer Leicester Partnership (which includes the following organisations: Leicesteshire Police, NHS Leicester City, Leicestershire & Rutland Probation Trust and Leicester City Council) a number of services to provide a comprehensive drug and alcohol treatment provision for adults within the City of Leicester.
Leicester City Council will be seeking to undertake a competitive tender process to re-procure these services later in 2012/2013. The procurement exercise will include all adult community based specialist drug and alcohol services in Leicester. Towards informing the process and developing appropriate and innovative service specifications. Further information about the project can be found at the following link: http://www.cabinet.leicester.gov.uk:8071/ieDecisionDetails.aspx?ID=216.
Leicester City Council are undertaking this soft market testing exercise to seek independent views to support and shape the procurement activity (this PIN is NOT a call for competition). Participants are invited to respond to key questions which are found in our Questionnaire and can be obtained via the following web sites: Leicester City Council – http://www.leicester.gov.uk/business/selling-to-leicester-city-council/what-we-buy-contracts-tenders/tenders/ OR http://www.sourceleicestershire.co.uk/. Your responses must be returned by 16:00 hrs on Monday 28.5.2012.
Neither the intention nor the purpose of this soft market testing exercise is to confer any advantage upon its participants in any future procurement process.
Lots

This contract is divided into lots: no

II.5)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85000000, 85100000, 85140000, 85323000, 85120000, 85121000, 85121200, 85141000, 85121100, 85121270, 85300000, 75200000, 85312300, 85312310, 85312400, 85312500

II.6)Scheduled date for start of award procedures

1.10.2012
II.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no
II.8)Additional information:

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Information about reserved contracts

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about European Union funds

The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
VI.2)Additional information:

GO Reference: GO-2012427-PRO-3886893.
VI.3)Information on general regulatory framework

VI.4)Date of dispatch of this notice:27.4.2012