Supply of an Assistive Technology solution for Worcestershire

Supply of an Assistive Technology solution for Worcestershire

We are looking for a service provider that can deliver a fully managed service in which the service provider will manage key operational and clinical processes.

UK-Worcester: Health and social work services

2013/S 017-024754

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Worcestershire County Council
County Hall, Spetchley Road
For the attention of: Katie Collins
WR5 2NP Worcester
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: ATTender@worcestershire.gov.uk

Internet address(es):

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

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

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

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
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

As detailed in IV.3 additional information
N/A
N/A
UNITED KINGDOM

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
Supply of an Assistive Technology solution for Worcestershire.
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 UKG12
II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
The notice involves a public contract
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
Worcestershire County Council aims to identify a service partner that can help achieve the goals of the 3 000 000 lives initiative. We are looking for a service provider that can deliver a fully managed service in which the service provider will manage key operational and clinical processes. The service provider will provide all aspects of a joined up service involving people, processes and technology creating a seamless transition between services and the programmes available. Integration between new and existing services will be key to delivering this seamless service.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85000000, 33100000, 85323000, 33190000, 33196100, 33196200

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
II.1.8)Lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
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:
Worcestershire County Council and NHS Worcestershire will contract with the successful tenderer for a period of 5 years.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 10 000 000 and 30 000 000 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.3)Information about renewals
This contract is subject to renewal: no
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:
Please refer to the pre-qualification questionnaire for further information.
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
Please refer to the pre-qualification questionnaire for further information.
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
Please refer to the pre-qualification questionnaire for further information.
III.1.4)Other particular conditions
The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: no
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: Please refer to the pre-qualification questionnaire for further information.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Please refer to the pre-qualification questionnaire for further information.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: Please refer to the pre-qualification questionnaire for further information.
III.2.3)Technical capacity
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
Please refer to the pre-qualification questionnaire for further information.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
Please refer to the pre-qualification questionnaire for further information.
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
Restricted
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate
Envisaged number of operators: 6
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: Please refer to the pre-qualification questionnaire for further information.
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue
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:
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
no
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: 28.2.2013 – 16:00
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
28.2.2013 – 16:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
18.3.2013
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
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

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

Applicants do not need to contact the Council to request to participate – simply register on our eTendering portal and the invitation to tender documents are available for download, at: http://www.worcestershire.gov.uk/etendering/ the document is in the category ‘Social Care and Health’.

The tender documentation will be available through our eTendering portal within a few days of the date of despatch of this contract notice and will remain available until the date and time specified in Section IV.3.3.
The contract will be open to Worcestershire County Council, NHS Worcestershire, and all local authorities and NHS bodies within the West Midlands. A list can be found here http://hub.westmidlandsiep.gov.uk/cncil.asp?PageRef=59 and here http://www.nhs.uk/ServiceDirectories/Pages/AcuteTrustListing.aspx

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

Royal Courts of Justice
London
UNITED KINGDOM

Body responsible for mediation procedures

Royal Courts of Justice
London
UNITED KINGDOM

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: In accordance with Regulation 32 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2006 (as amended) the contracting authorities will incorporate a minimum 10 calendar day standstill period at the point information on the contract award decision is communicated to tenderers. Part 9 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2006 (as amended) provides for economic operators who have been harmed or are at risk of harm by breach of the Regulations to take legal action. Any such action must be brought within the applicable limitation period. The purpose of the standstill period referred to above is to allow an economic operator to apply to the Court to set aside the award decision before the contract is entered into.
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
21.1.2013

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