Tender for Healthy Teeth in Schools Programme – London

Tender for Healthy Teeth in Schools Programme – London

The Healthy Teeth in Schools programme is a key element in the public health oral health programme.

United Kingdom-London: Health and social work services

2019/S 093-225002

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Tower Hamlets
Mulberry Place
London
E14 2BG
United Kingdom
Contact person: Ms Julia Estruga
Telephone: +44 2073640785
E-mail: procurement@towerhamlets.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKI4

Internet address(es):Main address: http://www.towerhamlets.gov.uk

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

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://procontract.due-north.com/Opportunities/Index
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://procontract.due-north.com/

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority

I.5)Main activity

General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

HAC5433 Healthy Teeth in Schools Programme

Reference number: DN403663

II.1.2)Main CPV code

85000000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

The Healthy Teeth in Schools programme is a key element in the public health oral health programme. The Council is looking for a single competent supplier to deliver a screening and fluoridation programme for all children aged 3-6 years at mainstream nursery/primary schools in Tower Hamlets.

Access to documents: https://procontract.due-north.com/Opportunities/Index

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 980 000.00 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: UKI4

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The Healthy Teeth in Schools programme is a key element in the public health oral health programme. The Council is looking for a single competent supplier to deliver a screening and fluoridation programme for all children aged 3-6 years at mainstream nursery/primary schools in Tower Hamlets.

The appointed provider is expected to carry out the following activities:

— engage schools and agree how the programme will be delivered over the academic year,

— obtain parental consent for oral health screening and fluoride varnish application, including a medical and dental history,

— invite all parents/guardians with children in nursery, reception and Year 1 classes to parent awareness sessions where the Healthy Teeth in Schools programme and oral health issues will be discussed,

— conduct a risk assessment of school premises,

— offer oral health screening and fluoride varnish application sessions to children in nursery, Reception and Year 1 classes,

— give all children who have received consent to participate in the Healthy Teeth in Schools programme twice yearly applications of fluoride varnish, unless not indicated,

— if a child is identified as in need of further treatment, advise their parent(s)/guardian(s) of this need and about to seek treatment from the general dental service,

— encourage and advise all parents/guardians of children on how to register with a dental surgery in their area to provide any immediate treatment needs and continuing care,

— encourage all parents/guardians of children who do not participate to take up the service throughout the duration of the Healthy Teeth in Schools Programme.

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

Value excluding VAT: 980 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 60
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The proposed contract is with an initial term of 5 years with an option to extend by 2 years subject to satisfactory performance.

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

Bidders should note that the contract relates to services that fall under the “light touch” regime of Regulations 74 to 77 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015.

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
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
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: no
IV.2)Administrative information

IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure

Notice number in the OJ S: 2019/S 074-175386

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

Date: 10/06/2019
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

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 10/06/2019
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:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

London Borough of Tower Hamlets
E14 2BG
London
United Kingdom
E-mail: Complaints@towerhamlets.gov.uk
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

14/05/2019

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