Tender for Prison Substance Misuse Treatment Service

Tender for Prison Substance Misuse Treatment Service

NHS England South Substance Misuse Treatment Service into Surrey Prisons.

United Kingdom-Tonbridge: Health and social work services

2018/S 114-260110

Social and other specific services – public contracts

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

NHS England South (South East)
Wharf House
Tonbridge
TN9 1RE
United Kingdom
Contact person: Louise Smith
E-mail: scwcsu.procurement@nhs.net
NUTS code: UKJ2
Internet address(es):Main address: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/scwcsu/aspx/Home
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://in-tendhost.co.uk/scwcsu/aspx/Home
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:

NHS England South (South East) Substance Misuse Treatment Service into Surrey Prisons, and Psychosocial Intervention Substance Misuse Treatment Service in Gatwick Immigration Referral Centre (IRC)

Reference number: PR002415

II.1.2)Main CPV code

85000000 – FB05

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

NHS England South (South East), the commissioner, seeks to commission an integrated prison based substance misuse treatment service for HMP High Down, HMP Downview, HMP Coldingley, HMP Send and a Psychosocial Intervention SMS service for Gatwick IRC.

The contract will be for an initial term of 3 years, with a possible extension of any period up to a further 2 years, at the discretion of the Commissioner. Services are planned to commence 1.4.2019.

The Commissioner has a total maximum budget available of 3 604 772 GBP per annum.

The Commissioner will be contracting for the Services using the standard NHS England contract for services.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 18 023 860.00 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)

75231230

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKJ2

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

NHS England South (South East) seeks to commission an integrated substance misuse treatment service for HMP High Down, HMP Downview, HMP Coldingley, HMP Send and a Psychosocial Intervention SMS service to Gatwick IRC.

Scope of establishments;

Establishment Service.

HMP High Down (male category B/C prison) — Clinical and psychosocial SMS.

HMP Coldingley (male category C prison) — Clinical and psychosocial SMS.

HMP Downview (female closed prison) — Clinical and psychosocial SMS.

HMP Send (female closed prison) — Clinical and psychosocial SMS.

Gatwick IRC (immigration removal centres – Brook House and Tinsley House) — Psychosocial interventions only.

This service will provide specialist support for all those assessed as requiring interventions to address drug or alcohol misuse within the above mentioned HMPs and Gatwick IRC. It is commissioned as part of the overall Offender Health pathway within the prison and as such the model will ensure an integrated, recovery orientated treatment system both within the prison and referral into the community or another custodial setting. The service will focus on delivering a seamless, integrated structured clinical and psychosocial substance misuse interventions/services in prison and through the gate into the community to ensure effective continuity of care. Close joint working with other services is imperative to the success of the delivery in this service.

The substance misuse service is to be made available to drug and / or alcohol misusers including poly-drug misusers and include dual diagnosis clients. The successful provider must meet the unique needs of the establishment and take into account the needs of the population within that establishment,

Bidders must be aware that, although this procurement is undertaken in good faith, potential government policy changes could enact changes to prison healthcare provision. Bidders/providers must be prepared to work with commissioners to implement any nationally mandated directives, whether during the procurement or the ensuing contract.

If you are interested in this opportunity please submit a tender response via the eProcurement system In-Tend. Full tender documentation and tender questions for response are accessed via this system. For further information please see additional information section below.

This exercise is being carried out by NHS South, Central and West Commissioning Support Unit (SCW) on behalf of NHS England South (South East).

Interested providers will be able to view this opportunity via the “current tenders” list on in-tend. https://in-tendhost.co.uk/scwcsu/aspx/Home.

In order to participate in this procurement, you will need to “express an interest” and register on the system. On registration, please include at least 2 contacts to allow for access to the portal in times of absence.

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 18 023 860.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract or the framework agreement

Duration in months: 60

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.1.4)Objective rules and criteria for participation
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)Form of procedure

Open procedure
IV.1.3)Information about framework agreement
IV.1.10)Identification of the national rules applicable to the procedure:
IV.1.11)Main features of the award procedure:
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 / Time limit for receipt of expressions of interest

Date: 25/07/2018
Local time: 12:00

IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:

English

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

VI.3)Additional information:

Interested providers will be able to view this opportunity via the “current tenders” list on in-tend. https://in-tendhost.co.uk/scwcsu/aspx/Home.

In order to participate in this procurement, you will need to “express an interest” and register on the system. On registration, please include at least 2 contacts to allow for access to the portal in times of absence. The Services are healthcare services within the meaning and scope of Annex XIV of Directive 2014/24/EU(“the Directive”) and Schedule 3 to the Public Contract Regulations 2015 (“the Regulations”). The tendering process will be conducted in accordance with the requirements and flexibilities provided by Articles 74 to 76 of the Directive, and Regulations 74 to 76 of the Regulations. The Authority will run a transparent tender process, treating all bidders equally. For the avoidance of doubt, the Authority will not be bound by the Regulations or the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union or any other regulations or legislation except for the specific arts or circumstances that apply to the procurement of these Services.

Neither the inclusion of a bidder selection stage, nor the use of any language or terms found in the Directive or Regulations, nor the description of the procedure voluntarily adopted by the Authority (“Open”, “Restricted”, “Competitive Procedure with Negotiation”, “Competitive Dialogue” or any other description), nor any other indication, shall be taken to mean that the Authority intends to hold itself bound by the Directive or Regulations, save by the provisions applicable to services coming within the scope of Annex XIV of the Directive / Schedule 3 of the Regulations. The services are healthcare services falling within Schedule 3 to the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (“the Regulations”) which are not subject to the full regime of the Regulations, but is instead governed by the “Light Touch Regime” contained within Chapter 3, Section 7 of the Regulations (Regulations 74 to 77).

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

NHS England
Bristol
United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

VI.4.3)Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

The contracting authority intends to voluntarily observe the award decision notices provisions and 10 days standstill period described in Regulation 86 of the regulations. Unsuccessful bidders will receive scores and reasons for the decision, including the characteristics and relative advantages of the winning bid and the reasons why the Bidder / application was unsuccessful. Deadline for lodging of appeals should be in accordance with Regulation 87 and Regulation 91 of the Regulations.

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

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

14/06/2018

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