Substance Misuse Service for Adults South Tyneside
Including alcohol, novel psychoactive substances (NPS), illicit drugs and misused prescription medication.
United Kingdom-South Shields: Health services
Social and other specific services – public contracts
Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name and addresses
Town Hall, Westoe Road, South Shields, Tyne and Wear
Contact person: Karen dixon
Telephone: +44 7585966533
NUTS code: UKC22
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Section II: Object
Integrated Substance Misuse Service for Adults.
II.1.2)Main CPV code
II.1.3)Type of contract
South Tyneside Council is looking to recommission services to address the misuse of substances including alcohol, novel psychoactive substances (NPS), illicit drugs and misused prescription medication.
A summary of the services to be delivered under this contract include, but are not limited to:
— Stabilisation and assessment,
— Recovery and re-integration,
— Harm reduction,
— Psychosocial interventions,
— Structured day care,
— Substitute prescribing including related drug and prescribing costs,
— Supervised Consumption,
— GPs Shared Care,
— Residential and Community Detoxification,
— Residential rehab pathways,
— Complex needs,
— Non user support pathways,
— Criminal Justice based interventions to reduce offending and re-offending,
— Hospital based alcohol services,
— Brief interventions and advice.
II.1.5)Estimated total value
II.1.6)Information about lots
II.2.3)Place of performance
The service will be delivered to service users residing in the borough of South Tyneside.
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:
The procurement will be undertaken under Chapter 3 of the 2015 Public Contracts Regulations (Light Touch Regime), under an Open procurement procedure. In order to achieve a fully integrated service model, the Council is seeking to award the contract to one organisation or consortium. The initial contract will be for 4 years, with the option to extend by a period or periods of up to 36 months.
The Council has submitted a bid to the Life Chances Fund for funding to provide an innovative network of support and treatment for the most chaotic and vulnerable substance misusers in the Borough. It was unknown at the time of tender whether this bid had been successful. If the Council is successful in securing additional funding, the Council reserves the right, if appropriate to do so, to incorporate this additional service within this contract The Contract Price would be adjusted accordingly.
II.2.7)Duration of the contract or the framework agreement
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
III.1.4)Objective rules and criteria for participation
Organisations will be required to PASS the selection stage of the Open process in order to proceed to the Award stage. The Award Stage will be evaluated based on responses to the Quality questions and Price, 90/10 respectively. The Price for year 1 has been capped at 2 338 000 GBP and bids received in excess of this sum will be rejected as non compliant.
III.2.1)Information about a particular profession
Organisations will be required to commit to registering with the Care Quality Commission (CQC) in respect of each Regulated Activity delivered under this contract as listed in Schedule 1 of the Health and Social Care Act 2008 (Regulated Activities) Regulations 2014 if they are successful in winning the contract and prior to delivery of the Regulated Activity.
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1.1)Form of procedure
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate / Time limit for receipt of expressions of interest
IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:
Section VI: Complementary information
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: