APMS Contract – Manchester

APMS Contract – Manchester

Alternative Provider Medical Services for the patients currently registered with the High Street Medical Centre, Wigan.

United Kingdom-Manchester: Health and social work services

2020/S 172-417216

Social and other specific services – public contracts

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: NHS England and Improvement North West
Postal address: 3 Piccadilly Place London Road
Town: Manchester
NUTS code: UKD3 Greater Manchester
Postal code: M1 3BN
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: necsu.neprocurement@nhs.net
Telephone: +44 1642745000
Internet address(es):Main address: https://www.england.nhs.uk/north/

Address of the buyer profile: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/nhsnecsu

I.2)Information about joint procurement

The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/nhsnecsu
Additional information can be obtained from another address:
Official name: North of England Commissioning Support (NECS)
Postal address: Teesdale House, Westpoint Road
Town: Stockton on Tees
NUTS code: UKC1 Tees Valley and Durham
Postal code: TS17 6BL
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: necsu.neprocurement@nhs.netInternet address(es):Main address: http://www.necsu.nhs.uk/

Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/nhsnecsu

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:

Alternative Provider Medical Service High Street Medical Centre

 

Reference number: NHSE562

II.1.2)Main CPV code

85000000 Health and social work services

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

 

North of England Commissioning Support is working for and on behalf of NHS England and NHS Improvement North West (Greater Manchester) (the Contracting Authority) and NHS Wigan Borough Clinical Commissioning Group (the Commissioner) who has full delegated authority to commission primary medical services for the people of Wigan Borough to commission an Alternative Provider Medical Services (APMS) for the patients currently registered with the High Street Medical Centre, Wigan.

The term for the contract will be 8 years with the option to extend for a further 5 years, subject to satisfactory financial and contractual performance, with effect from 1 April 2021.

 

II.1.5)Estimated total value

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)

85100000 Health services

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKD3 Greater Manchester
Main site or place of performance:

Wigan.

 

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

 

North of England Commissioning Support is working for and on behalf of NHS England and NHS Improvement North West (Greater Manchester) (the Contracting Authority) and NHS Wigan Borough Clinical Commissioning Group (the Commissioner) who has full delegated authority to commission primary medical services for the people of Wigan Borough to commission an Alternative Provider Medical Services (APMS) for the patients currently registered with the High Street Medical Centre, Wigan.

The term for the contract will be 8 years with the option to extend for a further 5 years, subject to satisfactory financial and contractual performance, with effect from 1 April 2021.

The basic principles that mirror that of the open procurement route will be followed for this procurement to test the capacity, capability and technical competence of tenderers in accordance with the Public Contracts Regulations 2015.

Under the Public Services (Social Value) Act 2012 the Contracting Authorities must consider:

(a) how, what is proposed to be procured might improve the economic, social and environmental well-being of the area where it exercises its functions; and

(b) how, in conducting the process of procurement, it might act with a view to securing that improvement.

Accordingly, the subject matter of the contract has been scoped to take into account the priorities of the Contracting Authorities relating to economic, social and environmental well-being.

NECS is utilising an electronic tendering tool to manage this procurement and communicate with potential bidders. Accordingly, there will be no hard copy documents issued to potential bidders and all communications with NECS, including your submission, will be conducted via the in-tend portal https://in-tendhost.co.uk/nhsnecsu

It is free to register on the portal and it can be accessed at any time of day providing you have a working internet connection. Should bidders have any queries, or are having problems registering on the portal; they should contact the in-tend helpdesk via:

support@in-tend.com or call us on 0845 557 8079 / +44 (0) 114 407 0065

The helpdesk is open Monday – Friday between 9 a.m. – 5.30 p.m.

Tender documentation will be available on e-tendering site from 2 September 2020.

The closing date for submission of tenders is 12.00 noon 2 October 2020.

 

II.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract or the framework agreement

Start: 01/04/2021
End: 31/03/2029

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 Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations 2006 (as amended) may apply. Bidders are advised to obtain their own legal advice and carry out due diligence including the new fair deal non-statutory policy setting out how pensions issues are to be dealt with when staff are compulsorily transferred from the public sector to independent providers delivering public services.

 

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation

III.1.4)Objective rules and criteria for participation

List and brief description of rules and criteria:

 

‘Under the Public Services (Social Value) Act 2012 Contracting Authorities must consider:

(a) How what is proposed to be procured might improve the economic, social, and environmental well-being of the area where they exercise their functions;

And

(b) How, in conducting the process of procurement, they might act with a view to securing that improvement.

Accordingly, the subject matter of the contract has been scoped to take into account the priorities of the Contracting Authority relating to ‘economic, social and environmental well-being’. The basic principles of the open procedure will be followed for this procurement to test the capacity, capability, and technical competence of bidders in accordance with The Light-Touch Rules Regime, Regulations 74 to 77 of The Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (SI 2015 No 102) (for Health, Social, Education, and certain other Service Contracts).’

 

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:

Information about national procedures is available at: http://www.legislation.gov.uk/uksi/2015/102/pdfs/uksi_20150102_en.pdf

IV.1.11)Main features of the award procedure:

Public contracts for health, social, education, and certain other service contracts listed in Schedule 3 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (SI 2015 No 102) (PCR 2015) shall be awarded in accordance with Chapter 3 Section 7 Regulation 74 to 77 of PCR 2015.

 

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 / Time limit for receipt of expressions of interest

Date: 02/10/2020
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:

 

The basic principles of the open procedure will be followed for this procurement to test the capacity, capability, and technical competence of bidders in accordance with the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (SI 2015 No 102).

(MT Ref:220054)

 

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Official name: Public Procurement Review Service
Postal address: Cabinet Office
Town: London
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: publicprocurementreview@cabinetoffice.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 3450103503Internet address: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/public-procurement-review-service-scope-and-remit

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

Official name: North of England Commissioning Support Unit
Postal address: Teesdale House
Town: Stockton-on-Tees
Postal code: TS17 6BL
Country: United Kingdom

VI.4.3)Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

The contracting authority will act in accordance with the Public Contracts Regulations 2015. Part 3 of these regulations provides for appeals to be made to the High Court subject to time limitations and other required procedural steps. The rules relating to appeal are complex and a dis-satisfied bidder is advised to take their own prompt legal advice.

 

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

Official name: Royal Courts of Justice — The High Court
Postal address: Strand
Town: London
Postal code: WC2A 2LL
Country: United Kingdom

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

31/08/2020