Employee Assistance Programme Tender Watford

Employee Assistance Programme Tender Watford

The NHS organisations of Hertfordshire and West Essex STP are seeking to procure a single provider to deliver its Employee Assistance Programmes for approximately 20 000 staff.

United Kingdom-Watford: Company health services

2019/S 216-530372

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust
Postal address: Watford General Hospital, Vicarage Road
Town: Watford
NUTS code: UKH23
Postal code: WD18 0HB
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: David Beaven
E-mail: Davidbeaven@nhs.net
Internet address(es):Main address: http://www.westhertshospitals.nhs.uk/

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.hertsprocurement.nhs.uk/

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust
Postal address: Lister Hospital, Coreys Mill Lane
Town: Stevenage
NUTS code: UKH23
Postal code: SG1 4AB
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: David Beaven
E-mail: davidbeaven@nhs.netInternet address(es):Main address: http://www.enherts-tr.nhs.uk/

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: Hertfordshire Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust
Postal address: 99 Waverley Road
Town: St Albans
NUTS code: UKH23
Postal code: AL3 5TQ
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: David Beaven
E-mail: davidbeaven@nhs.netInternet address(es):Main address: https://www.hpft.nhs.uk/

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: Hertfordshire Community NHS Trust
Postal address: Unit 1a, Howard Court, 14 Tewin Road
Town: Welwyn Garden City
NUTS code: UKH23
Postal code: AL7 1BW
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: David Beaven
E-mail: davidbeaven@nhs.netInternet address(es):Main address: https://www.hct.nhs.uk/

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: Herts Valleys Clinical Commissioning Group
Postal address: The Forum, Marlowes
Town: Hemel Hempstead
NUTS code: UKH2
Postal code: HP1 1DN
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: David Beaven
E-mail: davidbeaven@nhs.netInternet address(es):Main address: https://hertsvalleysccg.nhs.uk/

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: East and North Hertfordshire Clinical Commissioning Group
Postal address: 10 Parkway
Town: Welwyn Garden City
NUTS code: UKH2
Postal code: AL8 6JL
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: David Beaven
E-mail: davidbeaven@nhs.netInternet address(es):Main address: https://www.enhertsccg.nhs.uk/

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: West Essex CCG
Postal address: Building 4 Spencer Close, The Plain
Town: Epping
NUTS code: UKH3
Postal code: CM16 6TN
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: David Beaven
E-mail: davidbeaven@nhs.netInternet address(es):Main address: https://westessexccg.nhs.uk/

I.2)Information about joint procurement

The contract involves joint procurement

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://nhs.bravosolution.co.uk/nhs_collaborative/web/login.htm
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://nhs.bravosolution.co.uk/nhs_collaborative/web/login.htm
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

Health

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Hertfordshire and West Essex STP — Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)

Reference number: HP_20528

II.1.2)Main CPV code

85147000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

The NHS organisations of Hertfordshire and West Essex STP are seeking to procure a single provider to deliver its Employee Assistance Programmes (EAP) for approximately 20 000 staff. The supplier shall provide access to a range of experts and mental health professionals and must provide a service that meets confidentiality, recognised standards and will underpin the services with robust clinical governance.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKH2
Main site or place of performance:

UKH.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The contracting authorities are:

— West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust,

— East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust,

— Hertfordshire Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust,

— Hertfordshire Community NHS Trust,

— Herts Valleys CCG,

— East and North Hertfordshire CCG,

— West Essex CCG.

The supplier shall provide support to contracting authorities personnel over the full range of work related or personal matters that may impact on workplace performance and seek to resolve those issues where possible. Core requirements must include an online portal, telephone triage and support services which shall include advice and support, management support services, face to face counselling services including therapeutic intervention, case management, policy guidance and trend management, health and wellbeing promotion and awareness and publicity and promotion.

The services shall be available to all contracting authorities personnel and their dependants and relatives including those working remotely, both in the UK and travelling overseas and provide sufficient flexibility of approach to accommodate different organisational.

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: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Option to extend 12 + 12 months.

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

Maximum number: 5
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates:

As per the procurement documents issued.

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

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

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)Description

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Restricted 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: yes
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: 06/12/2019
Local time: 12:00

IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

Date: 24/12/2019

IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:

English

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

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 Justice
Postal address: Strand
Town: London
Postal code: WC2A 2LL
Country: United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

06/11/2019