Tender for IAPT Plus Service

Tender for IAPT Plus Service

An integrated IAPT plus service is being established in Tameside and Glossop.

United Kingdom-Ashton Under Lyne: Health services

2018/S 014-029677

Contract notice


Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Tameside and Glossop Integrated Care NHS Foundation Trust
Fountain Street
For the attention of: Kevin Fletcher
OL6 9RW Ashton Under Lyne
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1619226257
E-mail: kevin.fletcher@tgh.nhs.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://www.tamesidehospital.nhs.uk/

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

Electronic access to information: https://procontract.due-north.com/Login

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: https://procontract.due-north.com/Login

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

Body governed by public law

I.3)Main activity


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

The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: no

Section II: Object of the contract


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

Improving Access to Psychological Therapies — IAPT Plus service

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

Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Tameside and Glossop

NUTS code UKD3

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)

An integrated IAPT plus service is being established in Tameside and Glossop, commissioning a Step 1 provider to integrate with the Step 2 – 3 service delivered by Pennine Care Foundation Trust. It is expected that the 2 services will fully integrate and deliver seamless provision within the 5 neighbourhoods of Tameside and Glossop

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)


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

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
II.1.9)Information about variants
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract

II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

Contract is for a maximum 3 years depending on performance and funding. Initial term 2 years with option to extend for a further 1 year
Estimated value excluding VAT: 840 000,00 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:

As per tender documentation.

III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

As per tender documentation.

III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

As per tender documentation.
III.1.4)Other particular conditions
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
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

competitive dialogue

IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate

Envisaged minimum number 1: and maximum number 9
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: Selection questionnaire

IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue

Recourse to staged procedure to gradually reduce the number of solutions to be discussed or tenders to be negotiated yes
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
IV.3)Administrative information

IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:

IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

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: 7.2.2018 – 12:00
Payable documents: no

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

7.2.2018 – 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

IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
VI.2)Information about European Union funds

VI.3)Additional information

The services (as hereinafter defined) are classified as ‘light touch’ under the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (‘the Regulations’) and accordingly the full ambit of the Regulations does not apply to this procurement. In order to procure the IAPT Plus service the Trust has adopted a hybrid procurement route. This hybrid procurement route contains some elements of the competitive dialogue procedure, and has been designed to meet the EC Treaty based principles.
VI.4)Procedures for appeal

VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

Tameside and Glossop Integrated Care NHS Foundation Trust
Fountain street
OL6 9RW Ashton-under-Lyne
United Kingdom

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

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

Tameside and Glossop Integrated Care NHS Foundation Trust
Fountain street
OL6 9RW Ashton-under-Lyne

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:



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