Home Care Service North Staffordshire and Stoke on Trent

Home Care Service North Staffordshire and Stoke on Trent

North Staffordshire and Stoke on Trent Clinical Commissioning Groups wish to commission, home care packages for adult patients who are in terminal decline at the end of their life or in a period of rapid deterioration, and are eligible for Continuing Health Care services across Northern Staffordshire.

United Kingdom-Stoke-on-Trent: Health services

2017/S 079-152536

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

NHS Midlands and Lancashire CSU
Heron House, 120 Grove Road
Stoke-on-Trent
ST4 4LX
United Kingdom
Contact person: Roman Klimczak
Telephone: +44 1782298125
E-mail: r.klimczak@nhs.net
NUTS code: UKG24
Internet address(es):Main address: https://mlcsu.bravosolution.co.uk

I.1)Name and addresses

North Staffordshire Clinical Commissioning Group
Smithfield 1 Building, Leonard Coates Way
Stoke-on-Trent
ST1 4FA
United Kingdom
Contact person: Elizabeth Johnson
E-mail: elizabeth.johnson1@nhs.net
NUTS code: UKG24
Internet address(es):Main address: www.northstaffsccg.nhs.uk

I.1)Name and addresses

Stoke on Trent Clinical Commissioning Group
Smithfield 1 Building, Leonard Coates Way
Stoke-on-Trent
ST1 4FA
United Kingdom
Contact person: Elizabeth Johnson
E-mail: elizabeth.johnson1@nhs.net
NUTS code: UKG24
Internet address(es):Main address: www.stokeccg.nhs.uk

I.2)Joint procurement

The contract involves joint procurement

I.3)Communication

Access to the procurement documents is restricted. Further information can be obtained at: https://mlcsu.bravosolution.co.uk
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://mlcsu.bravosolution.co.uk
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address

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:

North Staffordshire and Stoke on Trent Fast Track Home Care Service.

Reference number: ITT 470

II.1.2)Main CPV code

85100000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

North Staffordshire and Stoke on Trent Clinical Commissioning Groups wish to commission, home care packages for adult patients who are in terminal decline at the end of their life or in a period of rapid deterioration, and are eligible for Continuing Health Care services across Northern Staffordshire.

For those patients with a rapidly deteriorating condition that may be entering the terminal phase, the Fast Track process was set out in the National Framework to enable immediate provision of NHS Continuing Health Care. It is the CCGs intention to commission care that improves patient safety and quality of care for those who meet the criteria for Fast Track.

Moving from the traditional commissioning on an individual case by case basis, CCGs wish to commission, by means of a contract, a number of hours of home care per year specifically to support the speedy discharge of patients from a range of settings to enable patients to be cared for at home if this has been identi.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

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)

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKG24
Main site or place of performance:

Area covered by GP Services registered to North Staffordshire CCG and Stoke on Trent CCG.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Contract duration is to be advised.

North Staffordshire and Stoke on Trent Clinical Commissioning Groups wish to commission, home care packages for adult patients who are in terminal decline at the end of their life or in a period of rapid deterioration, and are eligible for Continuing Health Care services across Northern Staffordshire. For those patients with a rapidly deteriorating condition that may be entering the terminal phase, the Fast Track process was set out in the National Framework to enable immediate provision of NHS Continuing Health Care. It is the CCGs intention to commission care that improves patient safety and quality of care for those who meet the criteria for Fast Track. Moving from the traditional commissioning on an individual case by case basis, CCGs wish to commission, by means of a contract, a number of hours of home care per year specifically to support the speedy discharge of patients from a range of settings to enable patients to be cared for at home if this has been identified and documented as the preferred place of care and death. Providers will be required to deliver person centered care in line with national guidance and local requirements in a patient’s own home, including but not exhaustive of assistance with: Medication, Nutritional management, Getting up/going to bed, Dressing, Washing and bathing, Continence management and aids, Grooming Listening and support with social and/or emotional needs. Contracts will be awarded to a maximum of two providers across the registered population of North Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent inclusive of rural locations.

Bidders are invited to express an interest in providing this service by email to deborah.boone12@nhs.net and elizabeth.johnson1@nhs.net no later than Wednesday 10th May 2017 The following information must be stated in the email: Organisation Name; Organisation Address; Telephone number; Email Address; Website Address; Organisation Type.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value

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

Start: 01/11/2017
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

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.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

List and brief description of conditions:

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Any supplier may be disqualified who: (a) Is bankrupt or is being wound up, where his affairs are being administered by the Court, where he has entered into an arrangement with creditors, where he has suspended business activities or is in any analogous situation arising from a similar procedure under national laws and regulations; (b) Is the subject of proceedings for a declaration of bankruptcy, for an order for compulsory winding up or administration by the Court or of an arrangement with creditors or of any other similar proceedings under national laws and regulations; (c) Has been convicted by a judgement which has the force of res judicata in accordance with the legal provisions of the country of any offence concerning his professional conduct; (d) Has been guilty of grave professional misconduct proven by any means which the contracting authorities can demonstrate; (e) Has not fulfilled obligations relating to the payment of social security contributions in accordance with the legal provisions of the country in which he is established or with those of the country of the contracting authority; (f) Has not fulfilled obligations relating to the payment of taxes in accordance with the legal provisions of the country in which he is established or with those of the country of the contracting authority; (g) Is guilty of serious misrepresentation in supplying the information required under this Section or has not supplied such information; (h) Has been the subject of a conviction for participation in a criminal organisation, as defined in Article 2(1)of Council Joint Action 98/733/JHA; (i) Has been the subject of a conviction for corruption, as defined in Article 3 of the Council Act of 26.5.1972 and Article 3(1) of Council Joint Action 98/742/JHA3 respectively; (j) Has been the subject of a conviction for fraud within the meaning of Article 1 of the Convention relating to the protection of the financial interests of the European Communities; (k) Has been the subject of a conviction for money laundering, as defined in Article 1 of Council Directive 91/308/EEC of 10.6.1991 on prevention of the use of the financial system for the purpose of money laundering.

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: The following may be requested in assessing potential bidders’ economic and financial capacity: — (a) appropriate statements from banks or, where appropriate, evidence of relevant professional risk indemnity insurance; (b) the presentation of balance-sheets or extracts from the balance-sheets, where publication of the balance-sheet is required under the law of the country in which the economic operator is established; (c) a statement of overall turnover and, where appropriate, of turnover in the area covered by the contract for a maximum of the last 2 financial years available, depending on the date on which the undertaking was set up or the economic operator started trading, as far as the information on these turnovers is available. Please refer to the Memorandum of Information issued with the ITT for specific requirements. As part of the Financial assessment MLCSU will look at relevant Dun & Bradstreet reports. If not already registered, it can be obtained by following this link: http://salesmarketing.dnb.co.uk/find_my_company/ Bidders are also encouraged to register on the Government site SID4GOV on https://sid4gov.cabinetoffice.gov.uk/organisation/register

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
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)Description

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Open procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction

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.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure

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

Date: 10/05/2017
Local time: 12:00
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.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 19/06/2017
Local time: 12:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

VI.3)Additional information:

This procurement is for clinical services which are Light Touch Regime services for the purpose of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 as specified in Schedule 3 of the Regulations (‘Regulations’). Accordingly, the contracting authorities are only bound by those parts of the Regulations detailed in Chapter 3 Particular Procurement Regimes Section 7. The contracting authorities are not voluntarily following any other part of the Regulations. The procedure which the contracting authorities are following is set out in the MOI and PQQ. As the CCG is a relevant body for the purpose of the National Health Service (Procurement, Patient Choice and Competition) (No 2) Regulations 2013 these Regulations also apply to this procurement. Right to Cancel: The contracting authority reserves the right to discontinue the procurement process at any time, which shall include the right not to award a contract or contracts, and does not bind itself to accept the lowest tender, or any tender received, and reserves the right to award a contract in part, or to call for new tenders should it consider this necessary. The contracting authority shall not be liable for any costs or expenses incurred by any candidate or tenderer in connection with the completion and return of the information requested in this Contract Notice, or in the completion or submission of any tender, irrespective of the outcome of the competition or if the competition is cancelled or postponed. All dates, time periods and values specified in this notice are provisional and the contracting authority reserves the right to change these. Transparency: The contracting authority is subject to the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (FOIA) and the Environmental Information Regulations 2004 (EIR) and may be required to disclose information received in the course of this procurement under FOIA or the EIR. In addition, and in accordance with the UK Government’s policies on transparency, the contracting authority intends to publish procurement documentation and the text of any resulting contractual arrangements, subject to possible redactions at the discretion of the contracting authority. Any redactions, whether in relation to information requests under FOIA, the EIR or policies on transparency will be in accordance with those grounds prescribed under the Freedom of Information Act. If and when this requirement is offered to tender, this will be done via electronic means using the internet. Midlands and Lancashire CSU is conducting this procurement exercise as a central purchasing body for another NHS body with whom the successful bidder(s) will enter into contracts for the supply of the services. Any other public sector body wishing to access the contract may do so only with permission from the contracting NHS body. The contract conditions will be set out in the Invitation to Tender. Further details will be made available via documentation and information released during the course of the tender process. Submission of expression of interest and procurement specific information. This exercise will be conducted on the Midlands and Lancashire CSU portal at https://mlcsu.bravosolution.co.uk

Candidates wishing to be considered must register their expression of interest & provide additional procurement-specific information (by registering on the Bravo portal): i) Candidates should register on the portal at https://mlcsu.bravosolution.co.uk (registration and use of the website is free of charge). If your organisation has registered previously, you do not need to re-register. Ii) Once registered, candidates must also confirm their expression of interest by a) emailing the relevant information by email to Deborah.Boone12@nhs.net and elizabeth.johnson1@nhs.net. You must submit your reply on the website and by email by the deadline stated. For technical support in submitting your expression of interest contact the BravoSolution Help-desk on +44 8003684850 or E-mail: help@bravosolution.co.uk.

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Midlands and Lancashire Commissioning Support Unit
Heron House, 120 Grove Road, Fenton
Stoke-on-Trent
ST4 4LX
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:

20/04/2017

 

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