Delivery of Counselling Services within North Tyneside Talking Therapies

Delivery of Counselling Services within North Tyneside Talking Therapies

Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust wishes to reestablish a contract for the provision of Counselling services within the North Tyneside Talking Therapies Services.

United Kingdom-Morpeth: Counselling services

2020/S 219-539045

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
Postal address: County Hall
Town: Morpeth
NUTS code: UKC22 Tyneside
Postal code: NE61 2EF
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Mrs Leanne Stewart
E-mail: leanne.stewart@northumberland.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 7500065690
Internet address(es):
Main address: https://www.northumbria.nhs.uk
Address of the buyer profile: https://www.northumbria.nhs.uk

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://procontract.due-north.com/
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://procontract.due-north.com/

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:

NHCFT444 Delivery of Counselling Services within North Tyneside Talking Therapies

 

Reference number: DN506127

II.1.2)Main CPV code

85312320 Counselling services

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

 

Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust (NHCFT) wishes to reestablish a contract for the provision of Counselling services within the North Tyneside Talking Therapies Services (NTTT). NTTT which is ran by NHCFT delivers primary care psychological therapies using the Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT) stepped care model across North Tyneside. NHCFT require a supplier to deliver a fully integrated Counselling service, under Step 2c of the stepped care model and clinical pathway. It is expected that the provider will offer a range of counselling interventions.

The contract will be for an initial period of 4 years with the option to extend by a further 12-month period.

The contracting authority is conducting this procurement as an open procedure under the Light Touch Regime in accordance with the requirements of the Public Contract Regulations 2015.

 

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 1 213 515.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

85000000 Health and social work services

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKC22 Tyneside
Main site or place of performance:

North Tyneside.

 

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

 

Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust has a requirement for the delivery of counselling services within North Tyneside Talking Therapies.

This contract will provide a range of counselling interventions, including:

• counselling for depression (CfD);

• couples therapy/counselling for depression;

• health related issues: coping with injury or illness;

• victimisation and harassment;

• stress;

• anxiety and depression disorder;

• bereavement, grief and loss other forms of loss e.g. relationship, employment and health;

• life adjustment difficulties.

These will be delivered in a number of ways including one to one and via group work where appropriate. In line with Covid-19 changes a variety of therapy mediums will be utilised including face to face, telephone and video consultation.

 

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

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

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Renewal upon expiry.

 

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no

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.1.2)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

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

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

Date: 11/12/2020
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.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 11/12/2020
Local time: 12:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: yes
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Official name: Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
Postal address: County Hall
Town: Morpeth
Postal code: NE61 2EF
Country: United Kingdom

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

Official name: The Royal Courts of Justice
Town: London
Country: United Kingdom

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

05/11/2020