77503-2019: United Kingdom-Cardiff: Education and training services

Voluntary ex ante transparency notice

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority/entity

I.1)Name and addresses
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:

Education Programme for Digital Competencies

Reference number: 18/2577

II.1.2)Main CPV code

80000000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

The All Wales Respiratory Health Implementation Group are working towards completing and rolling out a Competency Programme over a period of time to cover different specialities such as COPD and Asthma, Non Invasive Ventilation and TB and Oxygen Prescribing. The purpose of this VEAT is to advise the market place that the partnership with the Institute of Clinical Science and Technology will be secured via a compliant procurement process and any additional groups that fall within the Project Board delivery for education can be included as part of this process if within the capped value of the contract term.

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no

II.1.7)Total value of the procurement (excluding VAT)

Value excluding VAT: 480 000.00 GBP

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

80510000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKL22

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The All Wales Respiratory Health Implementation Group are working towards completing and rolling out a Competency Programme over a period of time to cover different specialities such as COPD and Asthma, Non Invasive Ventilation and TB and Oxygen Prescribing. The purpose of this VEAT is to advise the market place that the partnership with the Institute of Clinical Science and Technology will be secured via a compliant procurement process and any additional groups that fall within the Project Board delivery for education can be included as part of this process if within the capped value of the contract term.

II.2.5)Award criteria

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no

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 IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Award of a contract without prior publication of a call for competition in the Official Journal of the European Union in the cases listed below

  • The procurement falls outside the scope of application of the directive

Explanation:

The Institute of Clinical Science and Technology are the sole provider of ARTP Spirometry certification and the only organisation that can facilitate a sustainable model for this training for Wales (this is also based on the outcomes of the programme to date in Wales).

Currently with Nurses, GPs and HCSWs from primary and secondary care enrolled on to this programme, this has facilitated a clear channel for the delivery of other e-learning courses (NREP) in conjunction with the objectives set out in the National Respiratory Delivery Plan.

IV.1.3)Information about framework agreement

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

Section V: Award of contract/concession

Contract No: 18/2577

V.2)Award of contract/concession

V.2.1)Date of contract award decision:

18/01/2019

V.2.2)Information about tenders

The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: no

V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor/concessionaire

Institute of Clinical Science and Technology
33-35 Cathedral road, 33
Cardiff
CF11 9HB
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 2920092828
NUTS code: UK

The contractor/concessionaire will be an SME: no

V.2.4)Information on value of the contract/lot/concession (excluding VAT)

Total value of the contract/lot/concession: 480 000.00 GBP

V.2.5)Information about subcontracting

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:

(WA Ref:89688)

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

VI.4.3)Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

The Authority will allow a minimum 10 calendar day standstill period between notifying the award decision and awarding the contract. Should additional information be required from the addressee in section 1.1 Aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are at risk of harm by breach of the procurement rules have the right to take action in the High Court (England and Wales). Any such action is subject to strict time limits in accordance with the Public Contracts (Amendments) Regulations 2015.

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

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

13/02/2019