Contract for the provision of Corporate Physiotherapy Services

Contract for the provision of Corporate Physiotherapy Services

A contractor is sought to provide Gateshead Council with a physiotherapy service of assessment, advice and treatment for Gateshead Council employees who present musculoskeletal problems and desktop screening and independent mobility assessments for blue badge assessments.

UK-Gateshead: health services

2012/S 230-379111

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

The Borough Council of Gateshead
Corporate Procurement First Floor Civic Centre Regent Street
For the attention of: Emily Ryan
NE8 1HH Gateshead
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1914335965
E-mail: emilyryan@gateshead.gov.uk
Fax: +44 1914333256

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://nepoportal.org

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: The above mentioned contact point(s)

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority
I.3)Main activity

General public services
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities

The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:

Contract for the provision of Corporate Physiotherapy Services.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Services
Service category No 25: Health and social services
NUTS code UKC22

II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)

The notice involves a public contract
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)

This contract will cover the requirements of the Occupational Health Unit, based at the Civic Centre, Gateshead, which is part of Human Resources. A contractor is sought to provide Gateshead Council with a physiotherapy service of assessment, advice and treatment for Gateshead Council employees who present musculoskeletal problems and desktop screening and independent mobility assessments for blue badge assessments.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85100000

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
II.1.8)Lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.1.9)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

As detailed within the tender documentation.
II.2.2)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of these options: Option to extend for a further 2 x 12 month periods.
II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: yes
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Duration in months: 24 (from the award of the contract)

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

As detailed in the tender documentation.
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

As detailed in the tender documentation.
III.1.4)Other particular conditions

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: yes
Description of particular conditions: As detailed within tender documentation.
III.2)Conditions for participation
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: As detailed within tender documentation.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
As detailed within tender documentation.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
As detailed within tender documentation.
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession

Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession: yes
Reference to the relevant law, regulation or administrative provision: Physiotherapists must be restricted to Chartered Physiotherapists who are state registered with the Health Professionals Council and hold a degree in Physiotherapy. Physiotherapists responsible for providing this service to the Council are to be at no less than Senior 1 Level.
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

Legal persons should indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff responsible for the execution of the service: yes

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Open
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue
IV.2)Award criteria
IV.2.1)Award criteria

The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated in the specifications, in the invitation to tender or to negotiate or in the descriptive document
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction

An electronic auction will be used: no
IV.3)Administrative information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:

QTLE-8WDE4P
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

no
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document

Time limit for receipt of requests for documents or for accessing documents: 9.1.2013 – 11:00
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

9.1.2013 – 12:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up

English.
IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening tenders

Date: 9.1.2013 – 12:00
Place:

The Borough Council of Gateshead.

Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: no

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published: 36 months
VI.2)Information about European Union funds

The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
VI.3)Additional information

This procurement process is being managed electronically via the councils e-tendering system, Tender documentation will only be available and bids must be submitted using the internet. To register interest in this contract and obtain relevant Tender Documents please go to www.nepoportal.org.Contract Ref No:QTLE-8WDE4P. If you require any assistance with the website or registration process please contact our Portal Administrator on +441914335949.

VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

The Borough Council of Gateshead
Corporate Procurement, Civic Centre, Regent Street,
NE8 1HH Gateshead
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1914335999

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: The contracting authority will incorporate a stand still period at the point information regarding the award of the contract is communicated to tenderers. That notification will provide full information on the award decision. The stand still period, which will be for a minimum of 10 calendar days, provides time for unsucessful tenderers to challenge the award decision before the contract is entered into.
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:28.11.2012