Care and Support Tender – Devon

Care and Support Tender – Devon

NHS Devon CCG requires a Framework Agreement to be established to enable a test of change for care delivery for people who meet transforming care partnership requirements in the county of Devon.

United Kingdom-Exeter: Community health services

2020/S 050-119915

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: NHS Devon Clinical Commissioning Group
Postal address: County Hall, Topsham Road
Town: Exeter
NUTS code: UKK4
Postal code: EX2 4QD
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Garry Mitchell, Deputy Director of Procurement, NHS South, Central and West Commissioning Support Unit
E-mail: scwcsu.clinical.procurement@nhs.net
Telephone: +44 7786275627
Internet address(es):Main address: https://devonccg.nhs.uk/

Address of the buyer profile: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/scwcsu/aspx/Home

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/scwcsu/aspx/Home
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/scwcsu/aspx/Home

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:

Transforming Care Partnerships for NHS Devon CCG

Reference number: WA10485

II.1.2)Main CPV code

85323000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

NHS Devon CCG requires a framework agreement to be established to enable a test of change for care delivery for people who meet transforming care partnership requirements in the county of Devon.

This procurement is being carried out by NHS South, Central and West Commissioning Support Unit (SCW) on behalf of the commissioners.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 8 400 000.00 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)

85100000
85140000
85141200

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKK41
Main site or place of performance:

Western Devon.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

NHS Devon CCG requires a framework agreement to be established to enable a test of change for care delivery for people who meet transforming care partnership requirements in the county of Devon.

These services are healthcare services falling within Schedule 3 to the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (‘the Regulations’) which are not subject to the full regime of the Regulations, but is instead governed by the ‘Light Touch Regime’ contained within Chapter 3, Section 7 of the Regulations (Regulations 74 to 77).

The purpose of the service will be to achieve the following:

To enable people with eligible section 117 aftercare rights (Mental Health Act), social care or assessed health needs to live safely and securely within the community. This support will be delivered through shared and/or individual care packages.

To provide skilled support to enable people to live fulfilling and independent lives with respect and dignity.

To provide care and support to individuals that will reduce the risk of harm to self and others within the community, with a commitment to the least-restrictive option.

To work with the person and their family or interested parties (other relatives, friends, etc.) to reduce reliance on paid care and increase personal independence.

To co-produce and implement individualised care plans with SMART (specific, measurable, realistic, time bound) outcomes that meet a person’s assessed need, which are reviewed and updated at regular and appropriate intervals throughout the duration of the support.

To support individuals to develop daily living skills and to manage their health and well-being independently as far as possible that will enable them to live safely in their own home as part of their community.

To enable access to education, training and employment (including voluntary work) within their community.

To provide support to enable people to manage their own tenancies and tasks associated with having your own home in the community.

Any framework agreement as a result of this notice will be for an initial period of 1 year, with an option to extend for a further period of 12 months.

It is anticipated that six people will require a care package in the first year of the contract with a total value of GBP 1.4 million. If the test of change is successful the framework will extended for a further 12 months and be used for a further nine people (15 in total) with a contract value of GBP 7 million.

This procurement is being carried out by NHS South, Central and West Commissioning Support Unit (SCW) on behalf of the commissioners.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 8 400 000.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The framework agreement will be for a term of 1 year (the target commencement date is 11 May 2020). At the end of the 1 year term the commissioner will have the option to extend the framework agreement for a further 12-month period.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: yes

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of options:

The framework agreement will be for a term of 1 year (the target commencement date is 11 May 2020). At the end of the 1 year term the commissioner will have the option to extend the framework agreement for a further 12-month period.

II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

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 III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation
III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
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)Type of procedure

Open procedure

IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system

The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
Framework agreement with several operators
IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction

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

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

Date: 06/04/2020
Local time: 12:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:

English

IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

Duration in months: 3 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 06/04/2020
Local time: 12:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: yes
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

VI.3)Additional information:

The services are healthcare services falling within Schedule 3 to the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (‘the Regulations’) which are not subject to the full regime of the Regulations, but is instead governed by the ‘Light Touch Regime’ contained within Chapter 3, Section 7 of the Regulations (Regulations 74 to 77).

The tendering process will be conducted in accordance with the requirements and flexibilities provided by Articles 74 to 76 of the Directive and Regulations 74 to 76 of the Regulations. The authority will run a transparent tender process, treating all bidders equally. For the avoidance of doubt, the authority will not be bound by the Regulations or the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union or any other regulations or legislation except for the specific parts or circumstances that apply to the procurement of these services.

Neither the inclusion of a bidder selection stage, nor the use of any language or terms found in the Directive or Regulations, nor the description of the procedure voluntarily adopted by the authority (‘Open’, ‘Restricted’, ‘Competitive Procedure with Negotiation’, ‘Competitive Dialogue’ or any other description), nor any other indication, shall be taken to mean that the authority intends to hold itself bound by the Directive or Regulations, save by the provisions applicable to services coming within the scope of Annex XIV of the Directive/Schedule 3 of the Regulations.

The contracting authority intends to voluntarily observe the award decision notices provisions and 10 day standstill period described in Regulation 86 of the Regulations. Unsuccessful bidders will receive scores and reasons for the decision, including the characteristics and relative advantages of the winning bid and the reasons why the bidder/application was unsuccessful. Deadline for lodging of appeals should be in accordance with Regulation 87 and Regulation 91 of the Regulations.

Interested providers will be able to view this notice via the ‘current tenders’ list on the eProcurement system InTend, available on the following link: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/scwcsu/aspx/Home

In order to submit a bid, you will need to be registered on the eProcurement system and ‘express an interest’ and then complete a response as specified within the procurement documents.

On registration, please include at least two contacts to allow for access to the system in times of absence.

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Official name: NHS Devon Clinical Commissioning Group
Postal address: County Hall, Topsham Road
Town: Exeter
Postal code: EX2 4QD
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: d-ccg.corporateservices@nhs.net
Telephone: +44 1392205205Internet address: https://devonccg.nhs.uk/

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

Official name: NHS Devon Clinical Commissioning Group
Postal address: County Hall, Topsham Road
Town: Exeter
Postal code: EX2 4QD
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: d-ccg.corporateservices@nhs.net
Telephone: +44 1392205205Internet address: https://devonccg.nhs.uk/
VI.4.3)Review procedure

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

Official name: NHS Devon Clinical Commissioning Group
Postal address: County Hall, Topsham Road
Town: Exeter
Postal code: EX2 4QD
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: d-ccg.corporateservices@nhs.net
Telephone: +44 1392205205Internet address: https://devonccg.nhs.uk/

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

06/03/2020