GP Services East Midlands

GP Services East Midlands

NHS Derbyshire County Creswell and Langwith GP services. UK-Castle Donington: general-practitioner services

2012/S 57-093334

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

East Midlands Procurement Portal
The Millhouse Business Centre, Station Road
For the attention of: Maninder Dulku
DE74 2NJ Castle Donington
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: mdulku@nhs.net

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

National or federal agency/office
I.3)Main activity

Health
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:

NHS Derbyshire County Creswell and Langwith GP 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: Creswell and Langwith Derbyshire.
NUTS code UKF1

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

The notice involves a public contract
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)

NHS Derbyshire County is seeking interest from suitably qualified and experienced providers to provide GP services in Creswell and Langwith.
We require innovative, forward thinking providers to explore the service delivery model and specification of required services and to support achievement of our vision.
To give you an idea of services we will require below is an outline list of services the Provider shall be expected to provide all but not be limited to, the following elements of service for which the following are a minimum requirement.
(a) Essential Services, additional services and enhanced services during core hours for all patients within the practice area;
(b) Home visits for all Patients during Core and Extended Hours as the provider deems clinically appropriate. This shall include patient residing in care homes within the practice area;
(c) Pre-booked access to a health care professional within 24 hours;
(d) Pre-booked access to a GP within 48 hours;
(e) Appointments that can be booked at least 4 weeks in advance;
(f) Sufficient capacity as regards appointments and skill-mix to enable patients to make same day or pre-bookable appointments;
(g) A consultation time with a GP for a routine appointment of not less than 10 minutes;
(h) An effective triage system to ensure patients receive the most appropriate clinical intervention;
(i) A multi – disciplinary service led and supported by GPs as part of the integrated service delivery;
(j) Access for patients to colocated services within the health community;
(k) The provider is required to join and become an active partner in the Hardwick Health CCG, participating in GP and practice manager forums and other health and medical meetings to ensure appropriate integration of service delivery and whole system thinking.
Providers must note that TUPE will apply to this service.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85121100

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

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
II.1.8)Lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.1.9)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: yes
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
II.2.2)Information about options
II.2.3)Information about renewals
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Duration in months: 60 (from the award of the contract)

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:
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: Suppliers instructions how to express interest in this tender:
1. Register your company on the eSourcing portal (this is only required once),
— Browse to the eSourcing Portal: https://emprocurenhs.bravosolution.co.uk and click the link to register,

— Accept the terms and conditions and click “Continue”,
— Enter your correct business and user details,
— Note the username you chose and click “Save” when complete,
— You will shortly receive an e-mail with your unique password (please keep this secure).
2. Express an interest in the tender:
— Login to the portal with the username/password,
— Click the “PQQs / ITTs Open To All Suppliers” link. (These are pre-qualification questionnaires or invitations to tender open to any registered supplier),
— Click on the relevant PQQ/ ITT to access the content,
— Click the “Express Interest” button at the top of the page,
— This will move the PQQ /ITT into your “My PQQs/ My ITTs” page. (This is a secure area reserved for your projects only),
— You can now access any attachments by clicking “Buyer Attachments” in the ‘PQQ/ ITT Details’ box.
3. Responding to the tender,
— Click “My Response” under “PQQ/ ITT Details”, you can choose to “Create Response” or to “Decline to Respond” (please give a reason if declining),
— You can now use the “Messages” function to communicate with the buyer and seek any clarification,
— Note the deadline for completion, then follow the onscreen instructions to complete the PQQ/ ITT,
— There may be a mixture of online & offline actions for you to perform (there is detailed online help available). You must then submit your reply using the “Submit Response” button at the top of the page. If you require any further assistance please consult the online help, or contact the eTendering help desk.

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
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Open
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate
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:
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

no
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: 1.5.2012 – 17:00
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

8.5.2012 – 17:00
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

until: 8.5.2012
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
VI.3)Additional information

The Contracting Authority intends to use an eTendering system in this procurement exercise and reserves the right to use a reverse auction. The services to which this notice relates fall within part B of schedule 3, Part 10 of the Public Services Contracts Regulations 2006 (as amended) (the Regulations). Neither the publication of this notice nor the employment of any particular terminology nor any other indication shall be taken to mean that the contracting authority(ies) intend to hold themselves bound by any of the Regulations save those applicable to part B services.
This contract is for a term of 5 years with the option to extend for 2 x 12 month extensions.
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:19.3.2012