Healthy Lifestyle Services West Sussex

Healthy Lifestyle Services West Sussex

Healthy Lifestyle services: Weight Management, Smoking Cessation, NHS Health Checks.

United Kingdom-Chichester: Health services

2013/S 221-385128

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

West Sussex County Council
County Hall
For the attention of: Stephen Brown
PO19 1RG Chichester
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1243777777
E-mail: stephen.brown@westsussex.gov.uk

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

Regional or local authority
I.3)Main activity

General public services
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities

The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: no

Section II: Object of the contract

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

Healthy Lifestyle 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: West Sussex.
NUTS code UKJ24

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)

Healthy Lifestyle services: Weight Management, Smoking Cessation, NHS Health Checks.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85100000, 80561000, 85000000, 85323000

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: yes
Tenders may be submitted for one or more lots
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:

The contract for the provision of Healthy Lifestyle services (the Services) is being tendered by West Sussex County Council (‘the Council’). The tender has been separated into three Lots so that Bidders are able to bid for one or more services that they wish to deliver:
Lot 1 – Tier 2 Weight Management Services;
Lot 2 – Specialist Smoking Cessation Service;
Lot 3 – NHS Health Checks Outreach Services.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 8 400 000 and 53 200 000 GBP
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: 84 (from the award of the contract)

Information about lots

Lot No: 1 Lot title: Tier 2 Weight Management Services

1)Short description

a weight management service that offers support to individuals that has two elements; provision for adults with a BMI of 30+ or 28 with co morbidities and provision for overweight children and their families.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85100000

3)Quantity or scope

The contract is also available to members of the South East Seven Partnership (Brighton & Hove City Council, East Sussex County Council, Hampshire County Council, Kent County Council, Medway Council, Surrey County Council and West Sussex County Council).
Access to the contract will be on a first come first served basis, therefore once the upper range of the contract value stated in the OJEU has been reached the contract will be closed to other South East Seven Partnership authorities joining. The Council gives no guarantee or commitment as to the initial and future value of any work arising from this contract.
The anticipated value of the contract is approximately GBP 300 000 per annum for West Sussex County Council alone. The contract value could rise from GBP 300 000 to GBP 900 000 per annum should South East Seven Partnership authorities wish to access the contract.
The range provided in the OJEU notice is based on the potential total value of the contract over 7 years. The figures given should not be taken as the available budget, they are provided for the purposes of the OJEU notice only.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 2 100 000 and 6 300 000 GBP
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion

Duration in months: 84 (from the award of the contract)
5)Additional information about lots

The Contracting Authority intends to use an eTendering system in this procurement exercise and reserves the right to use a reverse auction.
Lot No: 2 Lot title: Smoking Cessation

1)Short description

Smoking Cessation, a service that offers; tobacco control activities that span the 6 elements of the national tobacco plan, increases the number of smokers making a successful quit attempt, reduces smoking in identified target groups, manages the performance of other smoking cessation providers and prevents the uptake of new smokers.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85100000

3)Quantity or scope

The contract is also available to members of the South East Seven Partnership (Brighton & Hove City Council, East Sussex County Council, Hampshire County Council, Kent County Council, Medway Council, Surrey County Council and West Sussex County Council).
Access to the contract will be on a first come first served basis, therefore once the upper range of the contract value stated in the OJEU has been reached the contract will be closed to other South East Seven Partnership authorities joining. The Council gives no guarantee or commitment as to the initial and future value of any work arising from this contract.
The range provided in the OJEU notice is based on the potential total value of the contract over 7 years. The figures given should not be taken as the available budget, they are provided for the purposes of the OJEU notice only.
The anticipated value of the contract is approximately GBP 500 000 to GBP 760 000 to per annum for West Sussex County Council alone. The range in value relates to the increase in volumes throughout the life of the contract. Therefore the contract value could rise from GBP 500 000 to GBP 2,4million per annum should South East Seven Partnership authorities wish to access the contract.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 3 500 000 and 16 800 000 GBP
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion

Duration in months: 84 (from the award of the contract)
5)Additional information about lots

The Contracting Authority intends to use an eTendering system in this procurement exercise and reserves the right to use a reverse auction.
Lot No: 3 Lot title: NHS Health Checks

1)Short description

NHS Health Checks, a nationally mandated risk assessment and risk reduction service aimed at reducing cardiovascular disease (CVD) in the longer term. The service will deliver outreach provision in in work places, specific targeted communities and in areas of the County where capacity is insufficient to meet demand.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85100000

3)Quantity or scope

The contract is also available to members of the South East Seven Partnership (Brighton & Hove City Council, East Sussex County Council, Hampshire County Council, Kent County Council, Medway Council, Surrey County Council and West Sussex County Council).
Access to the contract will be on a first come first served basis, therefore once the upper range of the contract value stated in the OJEU has been reached the contract will be closed to other South East Seven Partnership authorities joining. The Council gives no guarantee or commitment as to the initial and future value of any work arising from this contract.
The range provided in the OJEU notice is based on the potential total value of the contract over 7 years. The figures given should not be taken as the available budget, they are provided for the purposes of the OJEU notice only.
The anticipated value of the contract is approximately GBP 400 000 to GBP 1 million to per annum for West Sussex County Council alone. The range in value relates to the increase in volumes throughout the life of the contract. Therefore the contract value could rise from GBP 400 000 to GBP 4,3 million per annum should South East Seven Partnership authorities wish to access the contract.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 2 800 000 and 30 100 000 GBP
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion

Duration in months: 84 (from the award of the contract)
5)Additional information about lots

The Contracting Authority intends to use an eTendering system in this procurement exercise and reserves the right to use a reverse auction.

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

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: no
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://westsussex.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 email 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 and 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

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: As are set out in the Invitation to Tender (ITT)
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: As are set out in the Invitation to Tender (ITT)
III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
As are set out in the Invitation to Tender (ITT)
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
As are set out in the Invitation to Tender (ITT)
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession

Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession: no
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
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

10.12.2013 – 11:00
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

in days: 180 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 10.12.2013 – 11:00

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 Council intends to hold a Bidders’ Briefing meeting after publication of the ITT documentation. This session will not form part of the tender itself but will be used to allow the Bidders to resolve any questions about the Council’s Specification, the procurement documents and the procurement process.
The date set for the Bidder Briefing is 29.11.2013, 10:00 to 12:00, Norfolk room, Edes House, County Hall, Chichester. Bidders are asked to attend with no more than two representatives from their organisation and notify West Sussex of attendees. You must confirm the attendees (name and status) by 25.11.2013 in order for WSCC to make arrangements for the briefing.
The contract is for an initial period of 3 years, and may be extended depending on on-going need, budget availability and contract performance up to a maximum period of 4 years, a total contract term of 7 years.
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:12.11.2013