Talking Therapies for Norfolk, Suffolk and Hertfordshire: Invitation to Tender

Talking Therapies for Norfolk, Suffolk and Hertfordshire: Invitation to Tender

Provision of Talking therapies service for children, young people and adults who have experienced trauma.

United Kingdom-Cambridge: Health and social work services

2018/S 195-441552

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

NHS England (East)
Victoria House, Fulbourn
Cambridge
CB21 5XA
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 7771981515
E-mail: chris.horrocks@nhs.net
NUTS code: UKH
Internet address(es):Main address: https://ardengemcsu.bravosolution.co.uk/web/login.html
I.2)Information about joint procurement

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://ardengemcsu.bravosolution.co.uk/web/login.html
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://ardengemcsu.bravosolution.co.uk/web/login.html
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.5)Main activity

Health

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

NHS England (East) — Talking Therapies for Norfolk, Suffolk and Hertfordshire

II.1.2)Main CPV code

85000000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

NHS Arden GEM CSU on behalf of NHS England (the Contracting Authority) is inviting suitable organisations to tender for the provision of Talking therapies service for children, young people and adults who have experienced trauma, including sexual trauma, in Norfolk, Suffolk and Hertfordshire.

Organisations wishing to submit a bid will need to register on the Arden GEM Bravo solutions website and complete the ITT documentation at the following location: https://ardengemcsu.bravosolution.co.uk/web/login.html

The ITT documentation should be completed by the closing date of 12:00 noon on 6.11.2018. The ITT reference is itt_1092

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 1 035 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for all lots
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot 1: Norfolk

Lot No: 1

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

85000000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKH1
Main site or place of performance:

Norfolk.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Talking therapies service for children, young people and adults who have experienced trauma, including sexual trauma, in Norfolk, Suffolk and Hertfordshire.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Start: 01/04/2019
End: 31/03/2021
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Option to extend for a further period of 12 months.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot 2: Suffolk

Lot No: 2

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

85000000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKH14
Main site or place of performance:

Suffolk.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Talking therapies service for children, young people and adults who have experienced trauma, including sexual trauma, in Norfolk, Suffolk and Hertfordshire.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Start: 01/04/2019
End: 31/03/2021
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Option to extend for a further period of 12 months.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot 3: Hertfordshire

Lot No: 3

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

85000000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKH23
Main site or place of performance:

Hertfordshire.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Talking therapies service for children, young people and adults who have experienced trauma, including sexual trauma, in Norfolk, Suffolk and Hertfordshire.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Start: 01/04/2019
End: 31/03/2021
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Option to extend for a further period of 12 months.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation

III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

List and brief description of conditions:

The Contracting Authority reserves the right to require groupings of contractors to take a particular legal form or to require 1 party to undertake primary legal liability or to require that each party undertakes joint and several liability.

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1)Information about a particular profession
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Open procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction

IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure

IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Date: 06/11/2018
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:

English

IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

Duration in months: 4 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 06/11/2018
Local time: 12:15

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

VI.3)Additional information:

Arden and GEM CSU is managing this Procurement in accordance with the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (the “Regulations”). The Service is being procured under “Schedule 3 — Social and Other Specific Services”. Neither the publication of this notice nor the employment of any particular terminology nor any other indication shall be taken to mean that the Contracting Authorities intend to hold themselves bound by any of the Regulations.

The Contracting Authority will be using an eTendering system in this procurement exercise.

Suppliers Instructions: How to Express Interest in this Tender.

1) Register your company on the eSourcing portal (this is only required once):

— browse to the eSourcing Portal: https://ardengemcsu.bravosolution.co.uk and click the link to register,

— accept the terms and conditions and click “continue”,

— enter your correct business and user details,

— note the username you chose and click “Save” when complete,

— you will shortly receive an e-mail with your unique password (please keep this secure).

2) Express an Interest in the tender:

— login to the portal with the username/password,

— click the “PQQs/ITTs Open To All Suppliers” link (these are Pre-Qualification Questionnaires or Invitations to Tender open to any registered supplier),

— click on the relevant ITT 1092 to access the content,

— click the “Express Interest” button at the top of the page,

— this will move the PQQ/ITT into your “My PQQs/My ITTs” page (this is a secure area reserved for your projects only),

— you can now access any attachments by clicking “Buyer Attachments” in the “PQQ/ITT Details” box.

3) Responding to the tender:

— click “My Response” under “PQQ/ITT Details”, you can choose to “Create Response” or to “Decline to Respond” (please give a reason if declining),

— you can now use the “Messages” function to communicate with the buyer and seek any clarification,

— note the deadline for completion, then follow the on-screen instructions to complete the PQQ/ITT,

— there may be a mixture of on-line and offline actions for you to perform (there is detailed online help available).

You must then submit your reply using the “Submit Response” button at the top of the page. If you require any further assistance please consult the on-line help, or contact the eTendering help-desk.

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Arden GEM CSU
Cardinal Square, Nottingham Road
Derby
DE1 3QT
United Kingdom

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

Arden GEM CSU
Cardinal Square, Nottingham Road
Derby
DE1 3QT
United Kingdom
VI.4.3)Review procedure

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

Arden GEM CSU
Cardinal Square, Nottingham Road
Derby
DE1 3QT
United Kingdom

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

05/10/2018

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