Weight Management Services Bedford

Weight Management Services Bedford

The Council is seeking to enter into a contract with a suitably qualified organisation for the provision of services to both prevent and manage excess weight in children, young people and adults throughout Bedfordshire.

United Kingdom-Bedford: Health services

2015/S 042-072469

 

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Bedford Borough Council
Borough Hall, Cauldwell Street
Contact point(s): Commercial Hub
MK42 9AP Bedford
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1234228420
E-mail: commercial.hub@bedford.gov.uk
Fax: +44 1234228420

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: https://www.proactisplaza.com/supplierportal/?CID=bedfordbc

Address of the buyer profile: https://www.proactisplaza.com/supplierportal/?CID=bedfordbc

Electronic access to information: https://www.proactisplaza.com/supplierportal/?CID=bedfordbc

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: https://www.proactisplaza.com/supplierportal/?CID=bedfordbc

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)

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority

I.3)Main activity

General public services

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

The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: yes

Central Bedfordshire Council
Priory House, Chicksands
SG17 5TQ Shefford
UNITED KINGDOM

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description

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

BBC203 Management and prevention of excess weight.

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

Services
Service category No 25: Health and social services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Borough Hall, Cauldwell Street, Bedford, MK42 9AP, United Kingdom.

NUTS code UKH2

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)

The Council is seeking to enter into a contract with a suitably qualified organisation for the provision of services to both prevent and manage excess weight in children, young people and adults throughout Bedfordshire. The Council is seeking to enter into a contract with a suitably qualified organisation for the provision of services to both prevent and manage excess weight in children, young people and adults throughout Bedfordshire. The services to be procured fall within Part B of Schedule 3 to the Public Contract Regulations 2006 (the “Regulations”) and the Council does not intend to hold itself bound by any of the Regulations save those applicable to Part B Services. Bedford Borough Council also on behalf of Central Bedfordshire Council is seeking to enter into a contract with a suitably qualified service provider to design and deliver a service to support the prevention and management of excess weight for both children and young people aged 5-19 and adults including women who are pregnant and men, across Bedford Borough (BBC) and Central Bedfordshire (CBC). The services will form an integral part of the local excess weight care pathway, with clear referral routes between the two Tiers of the pathway commissioned by public health (Tier 1 and Tier 2) and into the Tiers commissioned by Bedfordshire Clinical Commissioning Group (Tier 3 and Tier 4)The Council reserves the right to enter into the whole or part of this contract, both in terms of the scale and scope of the contract.No business whatsoever is guaranteed under any resulting contract and there is no guarantee that any contract will be put in place in relation to this notice. Bidders shall have no claim whatsoever against the Council in respect of any costs incurred by Bidders in preparing their tender submissions (including but not limited to abortive costs incurred by unsuccessful Bidders and/or Bidders who made the decision to withdraw from the procurement, costs incurred as a result of the Council’s decision to cancel the procurement). In particular (but without limitation) the Council shall not make any payments to any Bidder save as expressly provided for in any agreement, if and when any such agreement is entered into. For further information, please refer to the ITT Pack that will be issued to interested organisations. Details on the registration are provided in Section V1.3 of this Notice. The services to be procured fall within Part B of Schedule 3 to the Public Contract Regulations 2006, as amended (the “Regulations”) and the Council does not intend to hold itself bound by any of the Regulations save those applicable to Part B Services. It is anticipated that the Contract will be awarded in at the end of May 2015 and the Contract Commencement Date will be 1.9.2015.The Contract will run for a period of three years and seven months from 1.9.2015 with an option to extend for any period or periods of up to two (2) years in six (6) or twelve (12) month blocks, such extension to be exercised by agreement between the Council and the Contractor.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85100000, 98000000, 85140000

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

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no
II.1.8)Lots

II.1.9)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract

II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

The Council is seeking to enter into a contract with a suitably qualified organisation for the provision of services to both prevent and manage excess weight in children, young people and adults throughout Bedfordshire.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 1 308 730 and 1 454 167 GBP

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of these options: The contract may be extended for any period or periods of up to two (2) years in 6 or 12 month blocks at the Council’s sole discretion.
Provisional timetable for recourse to these options:
in months: 67 (from the award of the contract)

II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Starting 1.9.2015. Completion 31.3.2019

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract

III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:

Please refer to the Invitation to Tender (“ITT”) Document issued to interested organisations.

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

Payment for the services will generally be paid quarterly in advance and paid in sterling. A payment mechanism is included in the ITT pack which details how the 15 % of payment which is performance related will be dealt with.

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

Please refer to the Invitation to Tender (“ITT”) Document issued to interested organisations.

III.1.4)Other particular conditions

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: no
III.2)Conditions for participation

III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Please refer to the Invitation to Tender (“ITT”) Document issued to interested organisations. Minimum level(s) of standards required will also be set out in the ITT.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Please refer to the Invitation to Tender (“ITT”) Document issued to interested organisations. Minimum level(s) of standards required will also be set out in the ITT.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: Please refer to the Invitation to Tender (“ITT”) Document issued to interested organisations. Minimum level(s) of standards required will also be set out in the ITT.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
Please refer to the Invitation to Tender (“ITT”) Document issued to interested organisations. Minimum level(s) of standards required will also be set out in the ITT.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
Please refer to the Invitation to Tender (“ITT”) Document issued to interested organisations. Minimum level(s) of standards required will also be set out in the ITT.
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts

III.3.1)Information about a particular profession

Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession: no

III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

Legal persons should indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff responsible for the execution of the service: no

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Open
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue
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

An electronic auction will be used: no
IV.3)Administrative information

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

BBC203

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

no

IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document

Payable documents: no

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

13.4.2015 – 12:00

IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

27.2.2015

IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up

English.
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

This is a recurrent procurement: no

VI.2)Information about European Union funds

The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no

VI.3)Additional information

The procurement will be undertaken using the Council’s online secure e-sourcing portal and all interested organisations will need to register via the following link: https://www.proactisplaza.com/supplierportal/?CID=bedfordbcPlease note that notification emails will be sent to the email address registered on the system so it is advisable to use an email address that is regularly monitored on behalf of your organisation .Full instructions of how to use the e-sourcing portal can be found on the relevant website, however in the event of any difficulties please contact the PROACTIS Help Desk on +44 1656665086 or alternatively the Council either by emailing commercial.hub@bedford.gov.uk or by calling +44 1234276420 for further assistance. The ITT documentation will be available to download within 1 (one) working day from publication of the Contract Notice once the registration process is complete. Interested organisations must also contact the Commercial Hub by emailing commercial.hub@bedford.gov.uk in order to ensure that the registration process and access to the tender documentation runs smoothly. All interested organisations are required to return one (1) electronic copy of their completed Tender submission via the Council’s e-sourcing portal. Only those Tender submissions returned by the closing date and time will be deemed valid. Late submissions will not be accepted. During the procurement process, it is compulsory for Bidders to utilise the e-sourcing portal as the main channel of communication and exchange of documents. For this purpose, as stated above, it is quintessential that Bidders register with a valid, accurate and regularly monitored email address. In declaring an interest in this procurement process, Bidders agree to the use of this system.

VI.4)Procedures for appeal

VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

Legal Services, Bedford Borough Council
Cauldwell Street
MK42 9AP Bedford
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1234228420
Internet address: https://www.proactisplaza.com/supplierportal/?CID=bedfordbc
Fax: +44 1234228420

Body responsible for mediation procedures

Legal Services, Bedford Borough Council
Cauldwell Street
MK42 9AP Bedford
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1234228420
Internet address: https://www.proactisplaza.com/supplierportal/?CID=bedfordbc
Fax: +44 1234228420

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: In accordance with regulation 32 (Information about contract award procedures) and regulation 47 (Enforcement of obligations) of the UK Public Contracts Regulations 2006, as amended.

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

Legal Services, Bedford Borough Council
Cauldwell Street
MK42 9AP Bedford
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1234228420
Internet address: https://www.proactisplaza.com/supplierportal/?CID=bedfordbc
Fax: +44 1234228420

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

24.2.2015

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