Health Education and Training Final Engagement Event – Market Sounding

Health Education and Training Final Engagement Event – Market Sounding

This final engagement event will be an opportunity for HEIW and NWSSP to present the final strategy for education provision in a virtual format.

United Kingdom-Cardiff: Medical education services

2020/S 158-386834

Prior information notice

This notice is for prior information only

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: NHS Wales Shared Services Partnership-Procurement Services (hosted by Velindre University NHS Trust)
Postal address: 4-5 Charnwood Court,, Heol Billingsley, Parc Nantgarw
Town: Cardiff
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Postal code: CF15 7QZ
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: francesca.havard-evans@wales.nhs.uk
Telephone: +44 1443848585

I.2)Information about joint procurement

The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body

I.3)Communication

Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.5)Main activity

Education

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Health Education Improvement Wales (HEIW) Provision of Education & Training Final Engagement Event

II.1.2)Main CPV code

80320000 Medical education services

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

NWSSP Procurement Services is issuing this PIN for final pre-market engagement purposes only, this is not a call for competition but an opportunity for the providers within this market to meet with NWSSP and HEIW. If the service decides to undertake a procurement exercise this will be advertised as appropriate at the relevant time.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 167 195 226.00 GBP

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)

80320000 Medical education services

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKL WALES

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

HEIW has reviewed the Health Professional and Training within Wales, in doing so they have considered the breadth and configuration of education provision required across Wales to deliver the Health and Care workforce of the future in response to ‘A Healthier Wales’. Strategic objectives have been reviewed in order to add significant value to the new contracts. This final engagement event will be an opportunity for HEIW and NWSSP to present the final strategy for education provision in a virtual format.

Current providers/potential bidders should note that this engagement event together with any other soft market sounding in relation to this proposed procurement, may not necessarily lead to a formal procurement and/or award of any contracts. Further, that any information provided by current providers/potential bidders during this engagement event, may be used by NWSSP and HEIW to help to scope the proposed procurement/services and may also be shared widely with other current providers/potential bidders. Accordingly, current providers/potential bidders are advised not to share any confidential information and/or information they would not wish to be shared more widely.

NWSSP Procurement Services is issuing this PIN for pre-market engagement purposes only, this is not a call for competition but an opportunity for the providers within this market to meet virtually with NWSSP and HEIW. If the service decides to undertake a procurement exercise this will be advertised as appropriate at the relevant time.

II.2.14)Additional information

II.3)Estimated date of publication of contract notice:

05/10/2020

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description

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

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:

In line with the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 NWSSP Procurement Services and HEIW will run the Final Market Engagement Events virtually, on Friday 11th September 2020. This event has been arranged in line with the revised procurement timeframe to replace the roadshow events that were due to take place throughout Wales in March 2020 that were cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

NWSSP Procurement Services and HEIW will present the final strategy for education provision to be included in the new contracts to potential interested bidders. It is intended that all lots will be detailed at the event and within the future OJEU advert.

NWSSP Procurement Services will also be available to further advise potential interested bidders on the tendering process.

Next Steps;

In order to manage the number of attendees at this event, we request that you consider who needs to represent your organisation and request that once confirmed internally, a nominated representative from your organisation confirm names and email addresses of attendees to Francesca Havard Evans (Francesca.havard-evans@wales.nhs.uk).

Please can we ask that this is confirmed no later than Friday 4th September 2020 so that an invitation can be issued.

Please note that it is not a requirement for an OJEU notice to be translated bilingually on Sell2Wales however, if you require a copy of the PIN Notice in Welsh this is available to all interested potential bidders.

Note: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Sell2Wales Web Site at https://www.sell2wales.gov.wales/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=103307.

(WA Ref:103307)

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

11/08/2020