Drug and Alcohol Treatment and Sexual Health Services Blackpool

Drug and Alcohol Treatment and Sexual Health Services Blackpool

Blackpool Council.

United Kingdom-Blackpool: Health and social work services

2014/S 070-121005

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Blackpool Council
1 Clifton Street
For the attention of: Helen Thompson
FY1 1JD Blackpool
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1253478760
E-mail: helen.thompson@blackpool.gov.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://www.blackpool.gov.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: The above mentioned contact point(s)

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority
I.3)Main activity

General public services
Health
Social protection
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:

Provision of Drug and Alcohol Treatment and Sexual Health 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
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Blackpool.
NUTS code UKD42

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

The notice involves the establishment of a framework agreement
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement

Framework agreement with several operators
maximum number of participants to the framework agreement envisaged: 3
Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in years: 4
Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement

Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 18 000 000 and 20 000 000 GBP

II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)

Provision of Drug and Alcohol Treatment and Sexual Health Services.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85000000, 85100000, 85140000

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

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no
II.1.8)Lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for one or more lots
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:

The Blackpool Drug and Alcohol Treatment system, including harm reduction, assertive outreach and non-clinical sexual health services are now going out to tender. The tender is split into 3 separate lots:
Lot 1 – Adult Drug and Alcohol Recovery Service (Including Criminal Justice);
Lot 2 – Drug and Alcohol Clinical Intervention Service for Adults and Young People;
Lot 3 – Drugs & Alcohol Adult Harm Reduction, Assertive Outreach together with Non Clinical Sexual Adult Health Harm Reduction Services.
Blackpool Council are looking to appoint a single supplier on each lot, a supplier may be successful on one or more lots.
Contracts will be awarded for 2 years with the option to extend by a further 12 months plus 12 months subject to budget and satisfactory review.
II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Information about lots

Lot No: 1 Lot title: Adult Drug and Alcohol Recovery Service (Including Criminal Justice)

1)Short description

The service will provide community-based treatment for adults (aged 18 years and over for criminal justice clients and aged 25 years and over for non-criminal justice clients) with drug and alcohol issues including high risk clients. The overall aim of the service is to support clients to achieve their recovery goals and sustain reintegration into the recovery community. Provision will include assessment and case co-ordination in conjunction with a range of psychosocial and recovery interventions offered throughout treatment and to motivate clients. The service recognises the value of peer mentors in promoting and developing a recovery communities approach. Therefore, this provision will ensure that peer mentors are utilised in a creative way to ensure that support networks are available to clients throughout their recovery journey and during re-integration into the community. It is the requirement of the provider to work closely with the Clinical Intervention Service (LOT 2) in order to support the clients in achieving their recovery goals.
This service also includes criminal justice pathways to support with the treatment and offending prevention of criminal justice drug and alcohol clients. This will include robust contingency management and continuity of care for all individuals after leaving prison and the delivery of Police and Probation programmes and interventions.
The service will respond to client need by delivering care planning and interventions in the community as appropriate and this will include home visits.
Please see the “Chest” documents for full details.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85000000, 85100000, 85140000

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 2 Lot title: Drug and Alcohol Clinical Intervention Service for Adults and Young People

1)Short description

The service will provide community-based treatment for adults aged 18 plus and young people under the age of 18 and offer a full range of options to treat problematic drug and alcohol use to help motivate people towards a drug & alcohol free lifestyle. This provision will include stabilisation and community based clinical treatment for drug and alcohol users, to include non-medical prescribing, supervised consumption, substitute prescribing, comprehensive and specialised assessment, and care planned treatment (including community detoxification). The service will also provide robust contingency management and continuity of care for all individuals after completing community or inpatient detoxification. Consideration will also need to be given to emerging drug trends for young adults, such as novel psychoactive drugs.
Please see the “Chest” documents for full details.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85000000, 85100000, 85140000

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 3 Lot title: Drugs & Alcohol Adult Harm Reduction, Assertive Outreach together with Non Clinical Sexual Adult Health Harm Reduction Services

1)Short description

The service will provide a locally accessible, effective, first point of contact for harm reduction initiatives for individuals misusing drugs and alcohol. It will offer sustainable harm reduction initiatives including thorough blood borne virus provision, needle exchange, naloxone and respond with effective harm reduction interventions to address emerging harms associated with new drug misusing trends and patterns. These interventions will be carried out within both an agency and community setting utilising an “opt out” ethos to ensure those at risk prevent harming themselves and others. It is expected that peer support and a buddy system will be utilised throughout all stages to improve uptake of all harm reduction initiatives. In addition, the service will provide assertive outreach, ensuring all Horizon drug and alcohol clients re-engage and are motivated to access treatment. The service will offer a safe, non-judgemental environment in which all adults can address the harms caused by their problematic and dependent drug and alcohol use. It will provide non-clinical, co-ordinated support for individuals who are living with/are affected by human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), Hepatitis C, affected by sexual violence including sex workers/male victims: the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) community; populations at high risk of poor sexual health for example sex workers and men who have sex with men (MSM).
Non-clinical sexual health support will be offered by way of outreach working, development and co-ordination of screening ( to include Hep C testing for Sex workers) education, condom distribution, peer support programmes, support groups (including supportive activities such as befriending) and harm minimisation. A responsive, professional and independent counselling and advocacy service will be provided for those living with and affected by HIV and survivors of sexual violence. Providers will offer appropriate non-clinical support, in all areas e.g. Benefits advice, housing support to all accessing the service.
Please see the “Chest” documents for full details.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85000000, 85100000, 85140000

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

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

If applying on behalf of a consortium all names must be submitted. Any contract will be entered into with the nominated lead organisation and all members of the consortium, who will in these circumstances each be required to execute said contract together with all ancillary documentation, evidencing their joint and severally liability in respect of the obligations and liabilities of the contract. It will be for the members of the consortium to sort out their respective duties and liabilities amongst each other and noted before contract commencement. All associated documentation will be made to the nominated lead organisation.
III.1.4)Other particular conditions
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: Legal position – means of proof required:
(1) An extract from the ‘judicial record’ or equivalent issued by the legal or administrative authority of the country of origin, by a declaration on oath or by a solemn declaration made before a competent judicial or administrative authority, a notary or a competent professional or trade body, demonstrating that the bidder:
a) is not bankrupt or being wound up, its affairs are not being administered by the court, it has not entered into an arrangement with creditors, it has not suspended business activities or is not in any analogous situation arising from a similar procedure under national laws and regulations;
(b) is not the subject of proceedings for a declaration of bankruptcy, or for an order for compulsory winding up or administration by the court or for an arrangement with creditors or of any other similar proceedings under national laws and regulations;
(c) has not been convicted of an offence concerning his professional conduct by a judgement which has the force of res judicata (i.e. a matter which has already been conclusively decided by a court).
(2) A certificate issued by the competent authority in the Member State concerned, or a declaration on oath or by a solemn declaration made before a competent authority, a notary or a competent professional or trade body, to the effect that the bidder has fulfilled its obligations relating to the payment of taxes and social security contributions in accordance with the legal provisions of the country in which the bidder is established.
(3) A certificate, declaration under oath, or solemn declaration providing proof that the bidder is enrolled on the professional or trade registers of his country of establishment, or where no such register exists a declaration under oath or solemn declaration that he exercises the particular profession or trade.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
III.2.3)Technical capacity
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: no
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

Restricted
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate

Envisaged number of operators: 15
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: Highest scoring in the PQQ for the relevant Lot.
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:

9HTN-5UXUMJ
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

Prior information notice

Notice number in the OJEU: 2014/S 12-016988 of 17.1.2014

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: 28.4.2014 – 09:00
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

28.4.2014 – 09:00
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 of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no
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

Please note:
This Tender will be run electronically via the North West’s Supplier Portal – ‘The Chest’. In order to express your interest in this Tender and to download/upload all documentation relating to this tender you must register (free of charge) on The Chest.
https://www.thechest.nwce.gov.uk

You must then search for this opportunity and register your interest on The Chest.
If the Tender falls within Part B, include the following statement:
The Council considers that the object of this contract described in this Notice is the provision of services falling within Part B of Schedule 3 to the Public Contracts Regulations 2006 (PCR). Accordingly, the publication of this notice is not a requirement of the PCR but a precautionary measure having regards to the overarching principles of the EU Treaty. The Council does not intend to act as if it were bound by the PCR in the conduct of the procurement process (excepting as expressly required and applicable to Part B services) and neither the publication of this notice nor the use of terms used within the PCR shall be taken to imply the Council’s application of or submission to the PCR.

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

The High Court of Justice of England and Wales

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: In accordance with the Public Contracts Regulations 2006 (as amended).
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:4.4.2014