Cheshire and Merseyside Intelligence and Evidence Service
The nine Local Authority Public Health teams across Cheshire and Merseyside work together through the Champs Collaborative Service to enable greater access to public health expertise and advice than would otherwise be available through any single local authority.
United Kingdom-Birkenhead: Research and development services and related consultancy services
Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)
Wirral Borough Council
Municipal Building, Cleveland Street
CH41 6BU Birkenhead
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 11: Management consulting services  and related services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: North West of England.
NUTS code UKD
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 collaborative service has received full backing from the nine local authority Chief Executives in Cheshire and Merseyside and is enabling each area to benefit from:
— Maximised economies of scale;
— Increased impact by working together collectively;
— Enabled cross-organisational public health commissioning;
— Shared specialist public health expertise;
— Reduced duplication of effort;
— Continued professional development (CPD) programme and sharing best practice.
The Cheshire and Merseyside Public Health Intelligence Network forms part of the Champs Collaborative Service and brings together Public Health Intelligence leads from across the nine local authorities. This network is the forum where all collaborative intelligence projects are overseen and managed.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)
II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
Wirral Council will act as the lead authority for this contractual agreement.
Estimated value excluding VAT: 100 000 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion
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:
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:
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
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VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: