Termination of Pregnacy Services in Norfolk
NHS Norfolk is seeking to commission a one stop shop termination of pregnancy service to include self-referrals, pre and post termination counselling, a full post termination contraceptive service, and the entire range of procedures up to the legal gestational limit.
UK-Norwich: health services
Section I: Contracting authority
Lakeside 400, Old Chapel Way, Broadland Business Park
For the attention of: David White
NR7 0WG Norwich
Telephone: +44 1603257000
Fax: +44 1603257000
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)
Section II: Object of the contract
Service category No 25: Health and social services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Norfolk.
NUTS code UKH13
The TOP service(s) is being commissioned on behalf of the following CCGs:
— North Norfolk,
— South Norfolk,
— West Norfolk.
And will therefore include provision for the former Norfolk PCT geographical area only.
NHS Norfolk wishes to receive expressions of interest from suitably qualified and experienced providers with the necessary capacity and capability (or a demonstrable ability to provide the necessary capacity and capability) to provide value for money Termination of Pregnancy Services in a safe and effective manner.
NHS Norfolk and Waveney Commissioning Support Services (NHS N&W CSU) is conducting this procurement exercise on behalf of NHS Norfolk and will be the initial point of contact for all communication during the procurement.
The associated documents relating to this procurement (MOI) will be available on BRAVO (please see link below) by 23.8.2012. All responses MUST be submitted via BRAVO by 5:00 13.9.2012.
The services to which this notice relates fall within Part B of Schedule 3, Part 10 of the Public Services Contracts Regulations 2006 (as amended) (the Regulations). Neither the publication of this notice nor the employment of any particular terminology nor any other indication shall be taken to mean that the contracting authorities intend to hold themselves bound by any of the Regulations save those applicable to Part B services.
Range: between 1 500 000 and 3 000 000 GBP
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Suppliers Instructions How to Express Interest in this Tender~: 1. Register your company on the eSourcing portal (this is only required once) – Browse to the eSourcing Portal: https://eoecph.bravosolution.co.uk and click the link to register – Accept the terms and conditions and click ‘continue’ – Enter your correct business and user details – Note the username you chose and click ‘Save’ when complete – You will shortly receive an email with your unique password (please keep this secure) 2. Express an Interest in the tender – Login to the portal with the username/password – Click the ‘PQQs / ITTs Open To All Suppliers’ link. (These are Pre-Qualification Questionnaires or Invitations to Tender open to any registered supplier) – Click on the relevant PQQ/ ITT to access the content. – Click the ‘Express Interest’ button at the top of the page. – This will move the PQQ /ITT into your ‘My PQQs/ My ITTs’ page. (This is a secure area reserved for your projects only) -You can now access any attachments by clicking ‘Buyer Attachments’ in the ‘PQQ/ ITT Details’ box 3. Responding to the tender – Click ‘My Response’ under ‘PQQ/ ITT Details’, you can choose to ‘Create Response’ or to ‘Decline to Respond’ (please give a reason if declining) – You can now use the ‘Messages’ function to communicate with the buyer and seek any clarification – Note the deadline for completion, then follow the onscreen instructions to complete the PQQ/ ITT – There may be a mixture of online & offline actions for you to perform (there is detailed online help available) You must then submit your reply using the ‘Submit Response’ button at the top of the page. If you require any further assistance please consult the online help, or contact the eTendering help desk.
Section IV: Procedure
Section VI: Complementary information
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:26.8.2012