Tender for Post Graduate Certificate in Health Communications

Tender for Post Graduate Certificate in Health Communications

NHS TDA requires post graduate certificate in health communications for up to a further 4 years and up to a further 8 cohorts.

United Kingdom-London: Education and training services

2018/S 151-347100

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

NHS Trust Development Authority (NHS Improvement)
Wellington House, 133-155 Waterloo Road
London
SE1 8UG
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 2037470173
E-mail: nhsi.procurement@nhs.net
NUTS code: UKI
Internet address(es):Main address: http://https://improvement.nhs.uk/

Address of the buyer profile: https://www.mytenders.co.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA11241

I.2)Information about joint procurement

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: www.mytenders.co.uk
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: www.mytenders.co.uk
Electronic communication requires the use of tools and devices that are not generally available. Unrestricted and full direct access to these tools and devices is possible, free of charge, at: www.mytenders.co.uk

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Other type: Non Departmental Public Body

I.5)Main activity

Health

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

T-COMM-0718-309 Post graduate certificate in health communications

Reference number: T-COMM-0718-309

II.1.2)Main CPV code

80000000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

NHS TDA requires post graduate certificate in health communications for up to a further 4 years and up to a further 8 cohorts (each with an anticipated minimum of 16 students).

The aims of the post graduate certificate in health communications are to:

— prepare aspiring directors of communications for board level participation,

— support the professionalisation of communications and engagement,

— increase capability and capacity in communications and engagement across the NHS,

— develop strong practitioners and future leaders,

— share learning and good practice in communications and engagement enable collaboration,

— prepare communications and engagement professionals to help deliver significant service change,

— to continue to build a cadre of high level professional communicators across the NHS.

The contract is for the design, development and delivery of the course, including full UCAS academic accreditation. Provision and management of all elements of course delivery.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 1 280 000.00 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)

80430000
80570000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKI
Main site or place of performance:

England

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The contract is for the design, development and delivery of the course, including full UCAS academic accreditation (minimum 60 CATS/30 ECTS points to be awarded at the end of each cohort) and recognition within the communications industry (e.g. CIPR, CIM or similar). Provision and management of learning facilities, materials, accommodation, marketing, student application, assessment and correspondence, progress reports, evaluation and continuous improvement of the course. Arrangement of suitably qualified and experienced mentors and coaches for students. Intellectual Property of course content and structure to vest in NHS TDA.

The estimated contract value is not a target and we require to receive competitive proposals.

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: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

Envisaged number of candidates: 5
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates:

Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: The limited number of candidates shall be selected as a result of an evaluation of responses to the Selection Questionnaire.

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

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

Restricted 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

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

Date: 05/09/2018
Local time: 10:00

IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

Date: 12/09/2018

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

Tender must be valid until: 07/01/2019
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

Electronic payment will be used

VI.3)Additional information:

NOTE: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the myTenders Web Site at https://www.mytenders.co.uk/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=212834.

The buyer has indicated that it will accept electronic responses to this notice via the Postbox facility. A user guide is available at https://www.mytenders.co.uk/sitehelp/help_guides.aspx.

Suppliers are advised to allow adequate time for uploading documents and to dispatch the electronic response well in advance of the closing time to avoid any last minute problems.

(MT Ref:212834)

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

NHS Improvement
Wellington House, 133-155 Waterloo Road
London
SE1 8UG
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 2037470399Internet address: http://https://improvement.nhs.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:

06/08/2018

Enjoyed this post? Share it!