Cataract Surgery Services Leicestershire
The aims and objectives of the service are to: To receive referrals from the Cataract Booking Centre to enable the service user to be booked in for preoperative assessment and surgery.
United Kingdom-Leicester: Health and social work services
Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)
St Johns House, East Street, Leicestershire
For the attention of: Mahesh Parmar
LE1 6NB Leicester
Telephone: +44 1162951492
General address of the contracting authority: https://www.leicestercityccg.nhs.uk/; www.westleicestershireccg.nhs.uk/; www.eastleicestershireandrutlandccg.nhs.uk/;
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)
Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: GEM CSU
I.2)Type of the contracting authority
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities
Section II: Object of the contract
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Service category No 25: Health and social services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Leicestershire.
NUTS code UK
II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
The services will be delivered in Leicester and Leicestershire to accommodate the service user population. The aim of the service is that commissioners would expect services to be located within easy reach of Service Users in line with activity. Commissioners are looking to maximise accessibility for Leicester City CCG service users.
The aim of the service is to provide service user with a diagnosis of a cataract who have been referred via the Cataract Booking Centre from an Optometrist or General Practitioner, who meet the Right Care selection criteria, with a choice of providers for their pre-operative appointment, assessment for surgery and surgical procedure, with routine follow up being provided by suitably accredited providers, from a choice of providers closer to their home.
It is the intention of the Clinical Commissioning Groups to enter into contracts with suitably qualified providers for this service, consortium/partnership proposal will be considered. Contracts will be for a period of 3+1+1 years.
The aims and objectives of the service are to:
— To receive referrals from the Cataract Booking Centre to enable the service user to be booked in for preoperative assessment and surgery.
— Providers must have clinical capacity available to treat service user from the date of referral to surgery within a maximum of 18 weeks.
— 1 stop appointment service for pre-operative preparation.
— Discharge Service user to their local suitably accredited Optometrist for postoperative follow up.
— Ensure consistent and equality in management of all service user to access cataract treatment and follow up care, in line with service specification and referral criteria guidelines.
— Offer high quality service to all cataract service users who meet the referral criteria, regardless of ethnicity, language, disability, sexual orientation, religious or personal circumstances or any protected characteristics covered by the Equality and Diversity System (ED2).
(Please refer to the full service specification in the ITT)
The Invitation to Tender (ITT) documentation will be available from 9.9.2014 and should be completed by the closing date of 17:00 on 23.10.2014. All submissions will be evaluated using the scoring criteria which is contained within the ITT — Document 1. Clarifications may be asked during the procurement process, the deadline for clarification questions is 17:00 on 17.10.14. All correspondence relating to this procurement throughout all stages of the process must be managed through the Greater East Midlands Commissioning Support Unit (GEM CSU) eTendering Procurement Portal bravosolutions only. Providers wishing to submit an ITT to deliver this service can do so by logging onto GEM CSUs procurement portal (Bravo) by no later than 17:00 on 17.10.2014 at: https://gemcsu.bravosolution.co.uk/web/login.html
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)
II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
II.1.9)Information about variants
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
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: Suppliers Instructions How to Express Interest in this Tender: 1. Register your company on the eSourcing portal (this is only required once) — Browse to the eSourcing Portal: https://gemcsu.bravosolution.co.uk and click the link to register — Accept the terms and conditions and click ‘continue’ — Enter your correct business and user details — Note the user-name you chose and click ‘Save’ when complete — You will shortly receive an e-mail with your unique password (please keep this secure) 2. Express an Interest in the tender — Login to the portal with the user-name/password — Click the ‘PQQs / ITTs Open To All Suppliers’ link. (These are Pre-Qualification Questionnaires or Invitations to Tender open to any registered supplier) — Click on the relevant PQQ/ ITT to access the content. — Click the ‘Express Interest’ button at the top of the page. — This will move the PQQ /ITT into your ‘My PQQs/ My ITTs’ page. (This is a secure area reserved for your projects only) — You can now access any attachments by clicking ‘Buyer Attachments’ in the ‘PQQ/ ITT Details’ box 3. Responding to the tender — Click ‘My Response’ under ‘PQQ/ ITT Details’, you can choose to ‘Create Response’ or to ‘Decline to Respond’ (please give a reason if declining) — You can now use the ‘Messages’ function to communicate with the buyer and seek any clarification — Note the deadline for completion, then follow the on-screen instructions to complete the PQQ/ ITT — There may be a mixture of on-line and off-line actions for you to perform (there is detailed on-line help available) You must then submit your reply using the ‘Submit Response’ button at the top of the page. If you require any further assistance please consult the on-line help, or contact the eTendering help desk.
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up
Section VI: Complementary information
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: