Sunderland Alternative Provider Medical Services
NHS England is seeking to procure an Alternative Provider Medical Services (APMS) contract for Sunderland Clinical Commissioning Group.
United Kingdom-Newcastle upon Tyne: Health and social work services
Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)
NHS England: Cumbria and the North East
Waterfront 4, Goldcrest Way, Newburn
For the attention of: Tracy Murray
NE15 8NY Newcastle upon Tyne
Telephone: +44 1642746917
General address of the contracting authority: http://www.england.nhs.uk
Address of the buyer profile: http://www.mytenders.org/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA31749
Electronic access to information: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/necs
Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/necs
Further information can be obtained from: North of England Commissioning Support Unit
Teesdale House, Thornaby
Contact point(s): Procurement
TS17 6BL Stockton-on-Tees
Telephone: +44 1642746917
Internet address: http://www.necsu.nhs.uk
Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)
Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: The above mentioned contact point(s)
I.2)Type of the contracting authority
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities
Section II: Object of the contract
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Service category No 25: Health and social services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Sunderland.
NUTS code UKC23
II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
— Galleries Health Centre, Washington Town Centre, Washington, NE38 7NQ;
— Barmston Medical Centre, Westerhope Road, Barmston, Washington, NE38 8JF;
— Pennywell Medical Centre, Pennywell Shopping Parade, Portsmouth Road, Pennywell, Sunderland, SR4 9AS.
It will be a requirement that the services are offered from the above premises.
The list size of the practice is approximately 13 526 patients (as at 1.10.2015) and the practice will have a boundary covering the whole of Sunderland.
The contract will be awarded for a period of 5 years.
The successful bidder will also be expected to deliver the Violent Patient Scheme Directed Enhanced Service via a specification from the following site: Pallion Health Centre, Hylton Road, Sunderland, SR4 7XF.
The contracting authorities must consider the Public Services (Social Value) Act 2012 as part of this procurement.
The basic principles of the open procurement route will be used for this procurement to test the capacity, capability and technical competence of bidders in accordance with the Part B regime of The Public Contracts Regulations 2006 (as Amended). Regulation 120 of the Public Regulations 2015 provides for a temporary exemption for NHS Healthcare Procurements before 18.4.2016.
Registering an Interest — North of England Commissioning Support Service (NECS) are working for and on behalf of NHS England (the contracting authority) in conjunction with Sunderland CCG and will run the procurement process.
To register your interest in this notice and obtain additional information please visit the In-Tend e-Tendering portal: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/necs
Once registered, you will be able to view details of the tender opportunity by selecting the ‘Tenders’ tab, and then selecting ‘Current’, scroll down through the tender lists until you come to ‘Sunderland APMS — NHSE-04’. To view further information on this specific tender opportunity, click the button marked ‘View Details’. From this area, you will be able to express your interest in this tender opportunity by selecting the button marked ‘Express Interest’.
Please note that it is free to register on the portal, which can be accessed at any time of day as long as you have a working internet connection.
If you require further assistance, a help guide can be found on the portal by clicking on the tab marked ‘Guidance for Suppliers’. Alternatively, a dedicated helpdesk is available and can be contacted on +44 8442728810 Monday to Friday 8:00 to 17:00 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
The closing date for submission of tenders is 12:00 on 12.2.2016.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)
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II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
II.1.9)Information about variants
II.2.2)Information about options
II.2.3)Information about renewals
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
III.1.4)Other particular conditions
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
Prior information notice
Notice number in the OJEU: 2015/S 242-439576 of 15.12.2015
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up
Section VI: Complementary information
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
North of England Commissioning Support (NECS)
Teesdale House, Westpoint Road, Thornaby
TS17 6BL Stockton-on-Tees
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained
Royal Courts of Justice — High Court
WD2A 2LL London
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: