STI Screening Support Service Tender

STI Screening Support Service Tender

STI Screening Support Service. (Framework).

United Kingdom-Manchester: Health services

2016/S 033-053465

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Manchester City Council
Room 407, Town Hall
For the attention of: Mr Mike Worsley
M60 2JR Manchester
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1612343080
E-mail: mike.worsley@manchester.gov.uk
Fax: +44 1612740013

Internet address(es):

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

Further information can be obtained from: Manchester City Council
Room 407, Town Hall
For the attention of: Mr Mike Worsley
M60 2JR Manchester
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1612343080
E-mail: mike.worsley@manchester.gov.uk
Fax: +44 1612740013

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: Manchester City Council
Room 407, Town Hall
For the attention of: Mr Mike Worsley
M60 2JR Manchester
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1612343080
E-mail: mike.worsley@manchester.gov.uk
Fax: +44 1612740013

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: Manchester City Council
Room 407, Town Hall
For the attention of: Mr Mike Worsley
M60 2JR Manchester
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1612343080
E-mail: mike.worsley@manchester.gov.uk
Fax: +44 1612740013

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: yes

Bolton MBC
United Kingdom
UNITED KINGDOM

Stockport MBC
United Kingdom
UNITED KINGDOM

Tameside MBC
United Kingdom
UNITED KINGDOM

Oldham MBC
United Kingdom
UNITED KINGDOM

Trafford MBC
United Kingdom
UNITED KINGDOM

Rochdale MBC
United Kingdom
UNITED KINGDOM

Bury MBC
United Kingdom
UNITED KINGDOM

Salford City Council
United Kingdom
UNITED KINGDOM

Wigan MBC
United Kingdom
UNITED KINGDOM

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description

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

TC858 The Provision of a STI Screening Support Service.

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 the establishment of a framework agreement

II.1.4)Information on framework agreement

Framework agreement with a single operator

Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in months: 33

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

The Provision of a STI Screening Support Service.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85100000, 85000000

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:

The Provision of a STI Screening Support Service.

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no

II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Number of possible renewals: 1
In the case of renewable supplies or service contracts, estimated timeframe for subsequent contracts:
in months: 15 (from the award of the contract)
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:

As stated in the Invitation to Tender documents.

III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

As stated in the Invitation to Tender documents.
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: yes
Description of particular conditions: As stated in the Invitation to Tender documents.
III.2)Conditions for participation

III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: As stated in the Invitation to Tender documents.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: As stated in the Invitation to Tender documents.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: As stated in the Invitation to Tender documents.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
As stated in the Invitation to Tender documents.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
As stated in the Invitation to Tender documents.
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:

TC858
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

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

Time limit for receipt of requests for documents or for accessing documents: 21.3.2016 – 17:00
Payable documents: no

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

21.3.2016 – 17:00
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

Duration in months: 6 (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

The contract will be for 2 years 9 months commencing 1.7.2016 with an option to extend for up to an additional 1 year 3 months. The Council reserves the right not to award a contract as a result of the procurement process initiated by this notice and will not be liable for any costs incurred by candidates. The Council is using the e-business portal known as the Chest www.the-chest.org.uk to conduct the procurement exercise. To gain access to the invitation to tender documents, tenderers will need to register their company details at the above website. Once registered, tenderers will be emailed a log-in and password which will allow them to gain access to the invitation to tender documents. Tenderers will need to electronically submit their completed tender documents and accompanying documentation via the Chest on-line portal by 17:00 hours on the 21.3.2016, as referred to in IV.3.4). Any supplier questions queries will also need to be submitted via the Chest website. The Council welcomes applications from small or medium enterprises. Under the agreement the provider will be required to support the Council’s economic and social regeneration objectives. Therefore selection and award criteria, specification requirements and contract performance conditions may relate in particular to social and environmental considerations.

VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: The Council will incorporate a minimum 10 calendar day standstill period at the point information on the award of the contract is communicated to tenderers. This period allows unsuccessful tenderers to seek further debriefing from the contracting authority before the contract is entered into. Applicants have two working days from notification of the award decision to request additional debriefing and that information has to be provided a minimum of 3 working days before expiry of the standstill period. If an appeal regarding the award of a contract has not been successful resolved the Public Contracts Regulations 2006 (SI 2006 No 5) provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are at risk of harm by a breach of the rules to take action in the High Court (England, Wales and Northern Ireland). Any such action must be brought promptly (generally within 3 months). Where a contract has not been entered into the court may order the setting aside of the award decision or order the authority to amend any document and may award damages. If the contract has been entered into the court may only award damages.
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

15.2.2016

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