Supply of Interpreting Services London

Supply of Interpreting Services London

The Supply of Interpreting Services to NHS Brent, Hammersmith and Fulham, Harrow and West London CCG.

United Kingdom-Salford: Interpretation services

2015/S 099-180259

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

NHS Shared Business Services
05280446
Halyard Court, 31 Broadway, The Quays
For the attention of: Caroline Wright
M50 2UW Salford
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1612123721
E-mail: caroline_wright@nhs.net

Internet address(es):

Address of the buyer profile: https://uk.eu-supply.com/ctm/Supplier/CompanyInformation/Index/39

Electronic access to information: https://uk.eu-supply.com/app/rfq/rwlentrance_s.asp?PID=12370&B=NHSSBS

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: https://uk.eu-supply.com/app/rfq/rwlentrance_s.asp?PID=12370&B=NHSSBS

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

Other: NHS SBS (acting as an agent on behalf of its clients) is a Joint venture between the Department of Health and Sopra Steria

I.3)Main activity

General public services
Health

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

The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: yes

NHS SBS (acting as an agent on behalf of its clients) is a Joint venture between the Department of Health and Sopra Steria
05280446
Chandlers Point, Halyard Court, 31 Broadway
M50 2UW Salford
UNITED KINGDOM

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description

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

The Supply of Interpreting Services to NHS Brent, Hammersmith and Fulham, Harrow and West London CCG.

II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Services
Service category No 22: Personnel placement and supply services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: London.

NUTS code UK

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)

Invitation to Tender for the Supply of Interpreting Services to NHS Brent, Hammersmith and Fulham, Harrow and West London CCG.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

79540000, 79530000

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no

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:

NHS Shared Business Services is seeking the successful Tenderer to provide Interpreting Services to NHS Brent, Hammersmith and Fulham, Harrow and West London CCG.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 2 000 000 and 5 000 000 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:
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
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: no
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
III.2.3)Technical capacity
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
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:

CCG Interpreting Services NHS/15/CW/ZWV/8859

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: 3.7.2015 – 12:00
Payable documents: no

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

3.7.2015 – 12:00
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

IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 3.7.2015 – 12:00
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

Section A will be applicable to all suppliers. Section A will be a series of pass/fail gateway questions, information only requirements. Suppliers will be evaluated as a first stage and the threshold will be all gateway questions passed, subject to NHS SBS’s discretion.
The Section B requirements are a combination of questions which will be applicable to all suppliers. Applicable Weighting: 70 % of the Total Score.
Suppliers will also be evaluated on pricing requirements which carry a total weighting of 30 % of the overall score.
For further details, please refer to Document 1 ITT Guidance Note.
Further General Guidance:
The value provided in Section II 1.4 is only an estimate. Spend and volumes may vary throughout the life of the Contract from the anticipated levels given in this notice.
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: OJEU procedures include a minimum 10 calendar day standstill period at the point information on the award of the contract is communicated to bidders. This period allows unsuccessful bidders to seek further debriefing from the contracting authority before the contract is entered into. Such information should be requested from NHS SBS. If an appeal regarding the award of a contract has not been successfully 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.

VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

NHS SBS Shared Business Services Ltd (NHS SBS)
05280446
Halyard Court, Chandlers Point, 31 Broadway
M50 2UW Salford
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: caroline_wright@nhs.net
Telephone: +44 1612123701
Internet address: http://www.sbs.nhs.uk

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

20.5.2015

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