Tender for Complex Packages of Care
NHS East Lancashire Clinical Commissioning Group wish to establish a framework for the delivery of nursing healthcare as part of a complex packages of care for children and young people across East Lancashire.
United Kingdom-West Bromwich: Health services
Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)
NHS Midlands and Lancashire CSU
Kingston House, 438-450 High Street
For the attention of: Newton Stephen
B70 9LD West Bromwich
General address of the contracting authority: https://mlcsu.bravosolution.co.uk
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
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities
The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: yes
East Lancashire Clinical Commissioning Group
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
NUTS code UKD4
II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement
Framework agreement with several operators
Duration of the framework agreement
Duration in years: 4
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
Direct nursing/healthcare for individual children with multiple/complex needs will be provided by organisations that are part of this overarching provider framework.
The nursing/healthcare provided is expected to be provided by a team of qualified and unqualified staff that have specific skills and training in the delivery of nursing care to children with multiple/complex health care needs, and who can support parents and families in the community setting in the delivery of their child’s needs.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)
II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
II.1.9)Information about variants
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
(a) is bankrupt or is being wound up, where his affairs are being administered by the court, where he has entered into an arrangement with creditors, where he has suspended business activities or is in any analogous situation arising from a similar procedure under national laws and regulations;
(b) is the subject of proceedings for a declaration of bankruptcy, for an order for compulsory winding up or administration by the court or of an arrangement with creditors or of any other similar proceedings under national laws and regulations;
(c) has been convicted by a judgment which has the force of res judicata in accordance with the legal provisions of the country of any offence concerning his professional conduct;
(d) has been guilty of grave professional misconduct proven by any means which the contracting authorities can demonstrate;
(e) has not fulfilled obligations relating to the payment of social security contributions in accordance with the legal provisions of the country in which he is established or with those of the country of the contracting authority;
(f) has not fulfilled obligations relating to the payment of taxes in accordance with the legal provisions of the country in which he is established or with those of the country of the contracting authority;
(g) is guilty of serious misrepresentation in supplying the information required under this Section or has not supplied such information;
(h) has been the subject of a conviction for participation in a criminal organisation, as defined in Article 2(1)of Council Joint Action 98/733/JHA;
(i) has been the subject of a conviction for corruption, as defined in Article 3 of the Council Act of 26 May 1972 and Article 3(1) of Council Joint Action 98/742/JHA3 respectively;
(j) has been the subject of a conviction for fraud within the meaning of Article 1 of the Convention relating to the protection of the financial interests of the European Communities;
(k) has been the subject of a conviction for money laundering, as defined in Article 1 of Council Directive 91/308/EEC of 10.6.1991 on prevention of the use of the financial system for the purpose of money laundering.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
(a) appropriate statements from banks or, where appropriate, evidence of relevant professional risk indemnity insurance;
(b) the presentation of balance-sheets or extracts from the balance-sheets, where publication of the balance-sheet is required under the law of the country in which the economic operator is established;
(c) a statement of overall turnover and, where appropriate, of turnover in the area covered by the contract for a maximum of the last two financial years available, depending on the date on which the undertaking was set up or the economic operator started trading, as far as the information on these turnovers is available.
Please refer to the Pre-Qualification Questionnaire and/or Memorandum of Information for specific requirements.
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
NHS Midlands and Lancashire CSU requires that potential bidders, in submitting their expression of interest, complete procurement specific information in the form of a Pre-Qualification Questionnaire (PQQ) available at https://mlcsu.bravosolution.co.uk Failure to respond to the PQQ as required will result in an incomplete expression of interest. Please refer to Section VI.3) below for additional information.
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
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
NHS Midlands and Lancashire CSU is conducting this procurement exercise as a central purchasing body for another NHS body (please refer to the PQQ and/or MOI for details) with whom the successful bidder(s) will enter into contracts for the supply of the services. Any other public sector body wishing to access the contract may do so only with permission from the contracting NHS body. The contract conditions will be set out in the Invitation to Tender. Further details will be made available via documentation released during the course of the tender process.
Submission of expression of interest and procurement specific information:
This exercise will be conducted on the NHS Midlands and Lancashire CSU portal at https://mlcsu.bravosolution.co.uk Candidates wishing to be considered must register their expression of interest and provide procurement-specific information (by completing a PQQ) as follows:
i) Candidates should register on the portal at https://mlcsu.bravosolution.co.uk (registration and use of website is free). If your organisation has registered previously, you do not need to re-register.
ii) Once registered, express interest by:
a) logging-in to the eTendering portal,
b) selecting response to advert and PQQ,
c) select Open Access PQQ,
d) search for and access listing related to this contract and view details,
e) click on Express Interest link iii)After expressing interest, access the My PQQs page where you can download documentation (if required) and construct your reply as instructed.
You must submit your reply on the website by the deadline stated. For technical support in submitting your expression of interest contact the BravoSolution Help-desk on +44 8003684850 or firstname.lastname@example.org
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: