Forensic Medical Services Tender – Greater Glasgow and Clyde

Forensic Medical Services Tender – Greater Glasgow and Clyde

NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde are seeking a dynamic organisation for the provision of a child forensic physician service and locum cover for West of Scotland Sexual Assault Service for Adults and adolescents.

United Kingdom-Glasgow: Medical specialist services

2020/S 251-634271

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde
Postal address: Procurement Department, Glasgow Royal Infirmary, 84 Castle Street
Town: Glasgow
NUTS code: UKM82 Glasgow City
Postal code: G4 0SF
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Kelly Rodgers
E-mail: kelly.rodgers@ggc.scot.nhs.uk
Telephone: +44 1412013591
Internet address(es):
Main address: http://www.nhsggc.org.uk/
Address of the buyer profile: https://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA10722

I.3)Communication

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

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:

Forensic Medical Services (Children’s and Archway)

 

Reference number: GGC0506

II.1.2)Main CPV code

85121200 Medical specialist services

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

 

NHSGGC are seeking an organisation to provide forensic medical services as follows:

— child forensic medical services for physical abuse and sexual assault;

— locum cover for forensic medical services for adults who have experienced rape or sexual assault.

 

II.1.5)Estimated total value

II.1.6)Information about lots

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

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

85121200 Medical specialist services

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKM SCOTLAND
Main site or place of performance:

 

— Dumfies and Galloway,

— Ayrshire and Arran,

— Lanarkshire,

— Greater Glasgow and Clyde,

— Argyll and Bute.

 

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

 

NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde (NHSGGC) are seeking a dynamic organisation for the provision of a child forensic physician service and locum cover for West of Scotland Sexual Assault Service for Adults and adolescents.

A specification of requirements for both services is available on PCS-Tender.

One supplier will be awarded based on the most economically advantageous tender (MEAT) to deliver the contract in its entirety.

 

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Quality / Weighting: 40
Cost criterion – Name: Cost / Weighting: 60
II.2.6)Estimated value

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

Duration in months: 18
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The option to extend for 3 x 12 months. The contract will be subject to review after 18 months to ensure it fits with service needs before extensions are agreed.

 

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

List and brief description of selection criteria:

With reference to ESPD question 4B.6 — NHSGG&C will use its financial evaluation matrix which can be uploaded from the attachments area on PCS-Tender to assess the financial stability of tenderers. Tenderers should complete the evaluation matrix spread sheet included in the tender documents and confirm they meet the minimum requirement score. Tenderers with a Score of 50 and above will be deemed to have evidenced satisfactory financial stability. This is a pass/fail question. Failure to achieve a score of 50 or failure to provide this information will result in your tender being rejected. Tenderers should be able to provide financial accounts when requested by NHSGG&C. If a minus or GBP 0 turnover applies, please include your last 3 years financial accounts to allow your financial validity to be evidenced. Should this not be available or should this show financial instability of the organisation, this may result in a fail.

 

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:

 

With reference to ESPD question 4B.5.1, tenderers must hold and evidence employer’s (Compulsory) liability insurance = GBP 5 million. If EO’s do not currently have this level of insurance, they must agree to put it in place prior to contract commencement.

With reference to ESPD question 4B.5.2, tenderers must hold and evidence public liability insurance = GBP 10 million. If tenderers do not currently have this level of insurance, they must agree to put it in place prior to contract commencement.

 

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability

List and brief description of selection criteria:

With reference to ESPD question 4C.1.2, tenderers are required to provide examples that demonstrate they have the relevant experience to deliver the service. Examples must be from within the last 3 years and include experience in providing forensic medical services for physical abuse in children and sexual assault in both children and adults. You should use the attached template to provide two examples that demonstrates experience that is relevant to this procurement exercise. If you cannot provide any examples you should explain why at the bottom of this template. Your completed response should be no more than 2 pages of A4. The completed document should be uploaded to question 4C.1.2. This is a pass/fail question. If examples are not provided this will result in a fail. If the examples provided do not demonstrate the required level of experience, this will result in a fail.

 

III.2)Conditions related to the contract

III.2.1)Information about a particular profession

Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession
Reference to the relevant law, regulation or administrative provision:

 

In line with the mandatory requirements of this contract:

Tenderers must confirm that all persons engaged as a forensic physician and undertaking healthcare duties have valid registration with the General Medical Council (GMC) including license to practice.

Tenderers must confirm that all persons engaged as a forensic physician and undertaking healthcare duties are registered on a GP performers list (If a GP) or Consultant on the specialist register or training grade doctor/other career grade doctor and hold a licence to practice.

 

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: no
IV.2)Administrative information

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

Date: 08/02/2021
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:

English

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 08/02/2021
Local time: 14:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

Electronic invoicing will be accepted
Electronic payment will be used

VI.3)Additional information:

 

The buyer is using PCS-Tender to conduct this ITT exercise. The project code is 17146. For more information see: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/info/InfoCentre.aspx?ID=2343

Community benefits are included in this requirement. For more information see: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/info/InfoCentre.aspx?ID=2361

A summary of the expected community benefits has been provided as follows:

A non-scored question will be added as follows:

Bidders must demonstrate how they will meet each requirement set out in Document 14 and how any deviations will be remedied. Note, it is not sufficient to simply state adherence, bidders must provide sufficient evidence to allow the bid assessment team to be satisfied this requirement will be met. This may include but not limited to: procedures and protocols, staff responsibilities, previous experience, management information statistics.

(SC Ref:633790)

 

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Official name: Glasgow Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Postal address: 1 Carlton Place
Town: Glasgow
Postal code: G5 9TW
Country: United Kingdom

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

22/12/2020