East Berkshire Local Healthwatch Services Contract

East Berkshire Local Healthwatch Services Contract

This is for a new Local Healthwatch Service for East Berkshire.

United Kingdom-Slough: Health and social work services

2020/S 013-026296

Contract notice


Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: Local Healthwatch Services — East Berkshire
Postal address: Slough Borough Council, Observatory House, 25 Windsor Road
Town: Slough
NUTS code: UKJ11
Postal code: SL1 2EL
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Ms Archie Seth
E-mail: archie.seth@slough.gov.uk
Internet address(es):Main address: www.slough.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: https://www.sesharedservices.org.uk/esourcing/opportunities

I.2)Information about joint procurement


The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://www.sesharedservices.org.uk/esourcing/opportunities
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://www.sesharedservices.org.uk/esourcing/opportunities
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.5)Main activity

General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement


Local Healthwatch Services for East Berkshire

Reference number: SBC – 030018

II.1.2)Main CPV code


II.1.3)Type of contract


II.1.4)Short description:

This is for a New Local Healthwatch Service (LHW) for East Berkshire. Slough Borough Council (SBC) has agreed to lead the procurement of LHW with support from the other 2 authorities. It will be jointly commissioned with Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead (RBWM) and Bracknell Forest Council (BFC). This combined service will deliver efficiency savings and opportunities for innovation.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 975 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)


II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKJ11
Main site or place of performance:

Slough, Windsor and Maidenhead and Bracknell.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Local HealthWatch services for East Berkshire — combined Slough/Bracknell /Windsor and Maidenhead.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: ITT questionnaire / Weighting: 70 %
Cost criterion – Name: Price matrix / Weighting: 30 %
II.2.6)Estimated value

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

Duration in months: 60
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

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

It is 3 + 1 + 1 contract.

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation

III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

List and brief description of conditions:

The Council reserves the right to cancel the procurement process at any point. The Council is not liable for any costs resulting from any cancellation of this procurement process or for any other costs incurred by those participating. The bidder shall be expected to agree to terms and conditions prior to commencement of services. This tender is to be completed electronically using the SE Shared Services Procurement eSourcing portal. https://www.sesharedservices.org.uk/esourcing/opportunities The SE Shared Services eSourcing portal provides a web-based tool that provides a simple, secure and efficient means for managing tendering and quotation activities reducing the time and effort required for both buyers and potential bidders. The portal allows for tender clarifications and submitting your bid electronically. In order to bid for this opportunity you will need to register your company free of charge on the SE Shared Services portal. You will then be able to access the tender documents.

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
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1)Information about a particular profession

III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:


III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Section IV: Procedure


IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Open procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction

IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: no
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure

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

Date: 24/02/2020
Local time: 13:00
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:


IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

Duration in months: 3 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 24/02/2020
Local time: 13:00

At opening ceremony once the bid due date has closed.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Official name: High Court Of England
Town: London
Country: Afghanistan
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

VI.4.3)Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: