Zero Tolerance Patient Scheme for NHS England North (Lancashire)

Zero Tolerance Patient Scheme for NHS England North (Lancashire)

To commission a Provider to deliver a Zero Tolerance Scheme, a GP service for people who currently have a restriction on using mainstream GP services.

United Kingdom-Preston: Health and social work services

2017/S 015-024438

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 North (Lancashire)
Preston Business Centre
Preston
PR2 8DY
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1642745129
E-mail: necsu.neprocurement@nhs.net
NUTS code: UK
Internet address(es):Main address: https://www.england.nhs.uk/north/contact-us/

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.proactisplaza.com/SupplierPortal/?CID=NECS

I.2)Joint procurement

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at:http://www.proactisplaza.com/SupplierPortal/?CID=NECS
Additional information can be obtained from another address:
North of England Commissioning Support Unit
Teesdale House
Stockton-on-Tees
TS17 6BL
United Kingdom
E-mail: necsu.neprocurement@nhs.net
NUTS code: UKD4
Internet address(es):Main address: https://www.england.nhs.uk/north/contact-us/

Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via:http://www.proactisplaza.com/SupplierPortal/?CID=NECS

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:

Zero Tolerance Patient Scheme for NHS England North (Lancashire).

Reference number: NECS261

II.1.2)Main CPV code

85000000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

NHS England North (Lancashire) are looking to commission a Provider to deliver a Zero Tolerance Scheme, a GP service for people who currently have a restriction on using mainstream GP services.

The purpose of the scheme is to ensure that patients who have presented in a GP Practice with challenging and sometimes violent behaviour can receive high quality medical provision within a secure environment, which will be accessible to patients on the scheme across the 5 Local Development Plan areas of Lancashire. The footprint may be extended at a later date to reflect a boundary change that will include South Cumbria. The Scheme will be delivered via an APMS contract.

The procurement is being facilitated by NECS (North England Commissioning Support).

NECS will be utilising an electronic tendering tool to manage this procurement and communicate with potential providers. Please see ‘Additional Information’ for details on how to register and key dates.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 1 500 000.00 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)

85000000
85121000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKD4

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

NHS England North (Lancashire) are looking to commission a Provider to deliver a Zero Tolerance Scheme, a GP service for people who currently have a restriction on using mainstream GP services.

The purpose of the scheme is to ensure that patients who have presented in a GP Practice with challenging and sometimes violent behaviour can receive high quality medical provision within a secure environment, which will be accessible to patients on the scheme across the 5 Local Development Plan areas of Lancashire. The footprint may be extended at a later date to reflect a boundary change that will include South Cumbria. The Scheme will be delivered via an APMS contract.

The procurement is being facilitated by NECS (North England Commissioning Support).

NECS will be utilising an electronic tendering tool to manage this procurement and communicate with potential providers. Please see ‘Additional Information’ for details on how to register and key dates.

II.2.6)Estimated value
II.2.7)Duration of the contract or the framework agreement

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

All communications and submissions will be conducted via PROACTIS-https://www.proactisplaza.com/SupplierPortal/?CID=NECS

PROACTIS are contactable via Suppliersupport@proactis.com orhttp://proactis.kayako.com/suppliernetwork/Core/Default/Index

Key dates:

— Tender live on PROACTIS — 23.1.2017;

— Tender deadline — 22.2.2017;

— Service Commencement — 1.6.2017.

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

Notice number in the OJ S: 2016/S 184-329775

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

Date: 22/02/2017
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:

NECS is utilising an electronic tendering tool to manage this procurement and communicate with potential bidders. All communications with NECS, including your submission, will be conducted via the PROACTIS portal https://www.proactisplaza.com/SupplierPortal/?CID=NECS

The tender questionnaire and all relevant documentation associated with this offer can be accessed via the above link after 12:00 on 23.1.2017.

It is free to register on the portal. Should bidders have any queries, or are having problems registering on the portal; they should contact the PROACTIS helpdesk via:

Suppliersupport@proactis.com or

http://proactis.kayako.com/suppliernetwork/Core/Default/Index

The helpdesk is open Monday–Friday between 9:00–17:30.

Please note the deadline for submission of all tender returns is 12:00 on 22.2.2017.

(MT Ref:191615).

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

North of England Commissioning Support Unit
Teesdale House, Thornaby
Stockton-on-Tees
TS17 6BL
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1642745129Internet address:http://www.necsu.nhs.uk
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

VI.4.3)Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

The Contracting Authorities will act in accordance with Part 3 Chapter 5 Regulation 85 to 87 and Regulation 95 of the Public Contract Regulations 2015 (SI 2015 No:102) (PCR 2015). Part 3 of the PCR 2015 provides for appeals to be made to the High Court subject to the time limitations and other required procedural steps. The rules relating to appeal are complex and a dissatisfied tenderer is advised to take their own prompt legal advice.

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

Royal Courts of Justice — The High Court
Strand
London
WC2A 2LL
United Kingdom

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

19/01/2017

 

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