Hampshire County Council  Public Health Services Framework

Hampshire County Council  Public Health Services Framework

The open Framework for the provision of public health services has been developed by Hampshire County Council to meet the demand of providing community based public health services over the next 5-7 years.

United Kingdom-Winchester: Health services

2018/S 201-457479

Social and other specific services – public contracts

Contract notice


Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Hampshire County Council
Adults’ Health and Care, Elizabeth II Court, The Castle
SO23 8UQ
United Kingdom
Contact person: Chris Powner
E-mail: chris.powner@hants.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKJ3
Internet address(es):Main address: http://www.hants.gov.uk

I.2)Information about joint procurement


The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/hampshire/aspx/Home
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/hampshire/aspx/Home

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority

I.5)Main activity

General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement


Open Framework For The Provision Of Public Health Services

Reference number: AS13272

II.1.2)Main CPV code


II.1.3)Type of contract


II.1.4)Short description:

The open framework for the provision of public health services has been developed by Hampshire County Council to meet the demand of providing community based public health services over the next 5-7 years. It is an opportunity for providers to work with The Council to deliver these services in Hampshire moving forward.

The services under the open framework include long acting reversible contraception, emergency hormonal contraception, NHS health checks, seasonal influenza immunisation for eligible HCC staff. This is not a comprehensive list and the open framework will be flexible to capture emerging requirements throughout it’s lifetime.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 22 998 500.00 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: UKJ3

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The open framework is conducted under the “Light Touch Regime” (details of the light touch regime can be found in section VI.3 of this notice). Providers interested in delivering work through this open framework need to register with In-Tend as detailed in section VI.3 and then complete an enrolment questionnaire. The enrolment questionnaire will require providers to submit details relating to their organisation which will be assessed by the Council and successful providers will be admitted onto the open framework. The open framework will always be open meaning that providers can apply at any time and providers who have previously been unsuccessful may re-apply once they have taken any corrective action.

Being accepted onto the open framework is no guarantee of work,and service users may engage the provider for the services via the open framework at any time. Providers will be engaged directly by the service users and will be chosen by service user choice.

Some of the services likely to be included in the open framework are detailed in the short description however the open framework will be flexible to accommodate emerging requirements. This is set out in the procurement documents.

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 22 998 500.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract or the framework agreement

Start: 01/04/2019
End: 31/03/2026

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.1.4)Objective rules and criteria for participation
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)Form of procedure

Restricted procedure

IV.1.3)Information about framework agreement

The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
In the case of framework agreements, provide justification for any duration exceeding 4 years:

The Open Framework is a bespoke procurement vehicle procured under Part 2 Chapter 3 Section 7 of the Regulations

IV.1.10)Identification of the national rules applicable to the procedure:

IV.1.11)Main features of the award procedure:

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

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 / Time limit for receipt of expressions of interest

Date: 31/12/2023
Local time: 23:59

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


Section VI: Complementary information

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

VI.3)Additional information:

How to obtain enrolment documents

In order to view the enrolment documentation, please go to the procurement portal:


Select the tab “Tenders” then select “current” from the dropdown list. Search for the reference number “AS13272” using the search box on the left hand side of the page and press enter.

The enrolment documents can be accessed by selecting “View Details” at the bottom of the relevant advert. When the new page opens click the “Express Interest” button at the bottom of the page. If you are not logged in then you will have to log in or register your company at this point. You will receive a confirmation that you have expressed an interest.

Once in the tender management page, select the 2nd tab (Enrolment), scroll down the page where you will find useful information under “tender documents received — main”. Select “View” to view or “Download” to download the documents.

Further guidance:

In addition, guidance on how to participate in a tender — download and upload documents/returns and if required, how to register your company (free of charge), can be found on the In-Tend website under the “Help” and “Information for Suppliers” buttons. Hampshire County Council is willing to support providers with the enrolment process. Any providers who require support should contact the Council through the Hampshire County Council point of contact identified in section 1 of this notice.

Receiving notification emails:

To ensure you receive email alerts and notifications from our system, please add the email domain “@in-tend.co.uk” to your safe senders list.

“Light Touch regime”

Part 2, Chapter 3 Section 7 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 allow contracting authorities to develop bespoke procurement vehicles to be applied in respect of the award of contracts. As set out in ii.2.4 Description of the procurement The Council has therefore developed an “Open framework” to procure these services.

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Hampshire County Council
SO23 8UQ
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: