Tender Notice for Delivery of Healthwatch Croydon

Tender Notice for Delivery of Healthwatch Croydon

Croydon Council is seeking to engage a contractor for the provision of Healthwatch Croydon.

United Kingdom-Croydon: Health and social work services

2017/S 200-411861

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Croydon Council
3RD Floor, BWH
Croydon
CR0 1EA
United Kingdom
Contact person: Vivienne Weeks
Telephone: +44 2087266000
E-mail: vivienne.weeks@croydon.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKI62
Internet address(es):Main address: http://www.croydon.gov.uk

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

I.2)Joint procurement

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: www.londontenders.org
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: www.londontenders.org

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:

633/2017 Healthwatch Croydon.

Reference number: DN299624

II.1.2)Main CPV code

85000000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

Croydon Council is seeking to engage a contractor for the provision of Healthwatch Croydon.

Established by the Health and Social Care Act 2012, local Healthwatch organisations are the local consumer champion for patients, service users and the public, covering both health and social care. Local authorities have a statutory duty to commission a local Healthwatch organisation, which in turn has a set of statutory activities to undertake as set out in the legislation.

The Act requires that the body contracted to be the local Healthwatch must be a social enterprise or a body which might reasonably be considered to act for the benefit of the community.

The contract for this service will only be awarded to an organisation who meets the requirements of the Act in the opinion of the council.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 748 000.00 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: UKI62

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The procurement of this service will be in accordance with the Public Contract Regulation 2015 Light Touch Regime following an amended restricted procedure. Please refer to the tender documents for details.

The contract and the tenders will be evaluated on the basis of achieving the most economically advantageous tender (MEAT) in the opinion of the Council as set out in the tender documents.

The Council requires the successful service provider to comply with the London Living Wage.

The Council expectation is that Tenders will be below an affordability threshold of 187 000 GBP per annum for the Price Component. The council reserves the right to reject any Tender which exceeds the affordability level.

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

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of options:

The initial term of the contract is for a period of two (2) years with an option to extend for a further 2 periods of twelve (12) months each for a total contract period of four (4) years.

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

The Health and Social Care Act 2012 — The Act requires that the body contracted to be the local Healthwatch must be a social enterprise or a body which might reasonably be considered to act for the benefit of the community.

The contract for this service will only be awarded to an organisation who meets the requirements of the Act in the opinion of the council.

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

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: yes
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: 10/11/2017
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

Duration in months: 6 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
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

VI.3)Additional information:

The Council considers that the Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations 2006 (TUPE) as amended, re-enacted or consolidated may apply to this contract. The council requires the successful Service Provider to comply with the London Living Wage.

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

London Borough of Croydon
3G – Bernard Weatherill House, 8 Mint Walk
Croydon
CR0 1EA
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 2087266000
E-mail: procurement@croydon.gov.ukInternet address:www.croydon.gov.uk

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

London Borough Of Croydon
3G — Bernard Weatherill House, 8 Mint Walk
Croydon
CR0 1EA
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 2087266000
E-mail: procurement@croydon.gov.ukInternet address:www.croydon.gov.uk
VI.4.3)Review procedure

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

HM Courts and Tribunal Services
The Strand
London
WC2A 2LL
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 2079476000Internet address:http://www.hmcourts-service.gov.uk/infoabout/rcj.htm

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

16/10/2017

 

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