Tender for British Sign Language Interpretation Services 2019

Tender for British Sign Language Interpretation Services 2019

The purpose of this tender exercise is to select a service provider whose delivery of a British Sign Language Interpretation Services.

United Kingdom-Manchester: Translation services

2019/S 016-033764

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

The Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust
Trust Headquarters North Manchester General Hospital, Delaunays Road, Crumpsall
Manchester
M8 5RB
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 616278274
E-mail: procurement.nm@pat.nhs.uk
Fax: +44 616278609
NUTS code: UKD37
Internet address(es):Main address: http://www.pat.nhs.uk/

Address of the buyer profile: https://procontract.due-north.com/register

I.1)Name and addresses

Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust
Stott lane
Salford
M6 8HD
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 616278274
E-mail: procurement.nm@pat.nhs.uk
Fax: +44 616278609
NUTS code: UKD3Internet address(es):Main address: http://www.srft.nhs.uk/

Address of the buyer profile: https://procontract.due-north.com/register

I.2)Information about joint procurement

The contract involves joint procurement

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://procontract.due-north.com/register
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
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:

Provision of British Sign Language Interpretation Services

Reference number: T18/05/RW6 (ProContract Ref: DN388044)

II.1.2)Main CPV code

79530000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

The purpose of this tender exercise is to select a service provider whose delivery of a British Sign Language Interpretation Service commencing 1.5.2019, will represent value for money and a high-quality service combined with the ability to identify and implement service efficiencies across The Northern Care Alliance.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 500 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKD3
Main site or place of performance:

Greater Manchester.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust on behalf of The Northern Care Alliance invites tenders for the provision of British Sign Language Interpretation Services. The Northern Care Alliance consists of 4 Care Organisations, Oldham, Bury/Rochdale, North Manchester and Salford.

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

Duration in months: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The Trusts intend to award a contract for a period of 3 years with an option to extend for a further 2 x 12-month periods.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: yes

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

The contract has not been split into lots on commercial, operational and contract management grounds.

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

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: 25/02/2019
Local time: 12:00
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: 3 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 25/02/2019
Local time: 12:00

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:

Please note that all expressions of interest must be submitted via the Due North ProContract portal, paper and e-mailed expressions will not be accepted.

If you are not already a registered supplier on Due North, please follow this link to register for free: https://procontract.due-north.com/register

Once you have successfully expressed your interest via the portal, you will be sent an email directing you to the ProContract site from which you will be able to access and download the tender documentation and any other relevant information.

All documents pertaining to this opportunity will be available for download via the ProContract portal from the outset. Please ensure you are able to download all files immediately after accessing the ProContract portal.

Tenderers should also note that final submissions must be made via ProContract, no other submission route is permitted. Failure to follow this path will result in the tender submission being disregarded.

The uploading process when submitting a Tender via ProContract may take some time. Tenderers should therefore start this process in sufficient time to allow for the complete uploading of their tender submission by the Tender Return Time and Date.

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

The Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust
Trust HQ, North Manchester General Hospital, Delaunays Road
Manchester
M8 5RB
United Kingdom
E-mail: procurement.nm@pat.nhs.uk

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

The Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust
Trust HQ, North Manchester General Hospital, Delaunays Road
Manchester
M8 5RB
United Kingdom
E-mail: procurement.nm@pat.nhs.uk
VI.4.3)Review procedure

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

The Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust
Trust HQ, North Manchester General Hospital, Delaunays Road
Manchester
M8 5RB
United Kingdom
E-mail: procurement.nm@pat.nhs.uk

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

21/01/2019

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