ICT Services Tender Cambridgeshire

ICT Services Tender Cambridgeshire

ICT services design and management, transition and migration services.

United Kingdom-Cambridgeshire: IT services: consulting, software development, Internet and support

2018/S 187-422581

Contract notice


Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Cambridgeshire Community Services NHS Trust
3, The Meadow, Meadow Ln
Cambridgeshire, Saint Ives
PE27 4LG
United Kingdom
Contact person: Anne Foley
Telephone: +44 2075588875
E-mail: tenders.ccsprocurement@nhs.net
NUTS code: UK
Internet address(es):Main address: http://www.cambscommunityservices.nhs.uk

I.2)Information about joint procurement


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


Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement


The Provision of ICT Services for Cambridgeshire Community Services NHS Trust and Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Foundation Trust

Reference number: Project_18780

II.1.2)Main CPV code


II.1.3)Type of contract


II.1.4)Short description:

Cambridgeshire Community Services NHS Trust, working in collaboration with Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Foundation Trust (“the Trusts”) are seeking to establish a Framework Agreement through the Competitive Dialogue Process with the intent to award the Framework Agreement to a single provider for ICT Services for use by UK public sector bodies which include NHS bodies and Local Authorities.

The Trusts have a need for an ICT Services Framework Agreement which can deliver a range of services through a single provider as outlined below:

— ICT services design and management,

— transition and migration services,

— network infrastructure services,

— application and data management,

— end user compute services,

— customer support.

In addition to the creation of the Framework Agreement the Trusts will seek to undertake individual call off contracts using the same process.

The framework is intended to be available for a number of public sector entities across England.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 250 000 000.00 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: UK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Through this procurement process the Trusts will seek to establish a Single Provider Framework Agreement for the provision of ICT Services identifying an ICT Services Provider able to provide the following*:

(a) An ability to deliver a core ICT service along the following Service Lines as indicated below:

— ICT services design and management,

— network infrastructure services,

— transition and migration services,

— application and data management,

— end user compute services,

— customer support and service management.


(b) The capability to support

— Trust project management and project delivery,

— Trust technical strategy planning,

— Innovation and flexibility in the delivery of the Services.

*List of services is not finalised or exclusive and is subject to refinement through the course of the procurement process.

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

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

Maximum number: 6
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates:

Please refer to tender documentation.

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

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

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.1.1)Type of procedure

Competitive dialogue

IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system

The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
Framework agreement with a single operator
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: yes
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: 25/10/2018
Local time: 10:00

IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

Date: 05/11/2018

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

IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

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:

It is intended that in parallel whilst establishing this framework, the 2 partner trusts are likely to call off from this framework as soon as it is live. The intended values for Cambridgeshire Community Services NHS Trust is likely to be in the region of 12 500 000 GBP over the duration of the term, including any extensions and for Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust is likely to be in the region of 12 500 000 GBP over the duration of the term, including any extensions.

In respect of the OJEU value as stated in this notice, this is based on the full life expectancy of the framework in the event a number of other public sector organisations intend to use this framework, and is not a guarantee of business.

The following contracting authorities (including any future successor organisation(s) to the functions exercised by any such organisations) are entitled to place Call-Off Contracts:

— Members of the North Central London Sustainability and Transformation Plan http://www.candi.nhs.uk/about-us/north-central-london-sustainability-and-transformation-plan

— The National Health Service Commissioning Board (known as NHS England) and all bodies hosted by The National Health Service Commissioning Board; http://www.nhs.uk/servicedirectories/pages/nhstrustlisting.aspx and

— any other Health Service Body as defined at section 9 National Health Service Act 2006, including but not limited to any:

(i) Clinical Commissioning Group; http://www.nhs.uk/ServiceDirectories/Pages/CCGListing.aspx

(ii) NHS Trust; http://www.nhs.uk/servicedirectories/pages/nhstrustlisting.aspx

(iii) Special Health Authority; http://www.nhs.uk/ServiceDirectories/Pages/SpecialHealthAuthorityListing.aspx

(iv) The Care Quality Commission; www.cqc.org.uk

(v) National Institute for Health Care Excellence, known as NICE; https://www.nice.org.uk/

(vi) NHS Digital (The Health and Social Care Information Centre); https://digital.nhs.uk/

(vii) The Secretary of State; https://www.gov.uk/government/ministers/secretary-of-state-for-health

(viii) relevant Welsh health service bodies; http://www.wales.nhs.uk/nhswalesaboutus/structure

— NHS Foundation Trusts https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/nhs-foundation-trust-directory/nhs-foundation-trust-directory

— Academic Health Science Networks; https://www.england.nhs.uk/ourwork/part-rel/ahsn/

— NHS Improvement; https://improvement.nhs.uk/

— Health Education England including Local Education and Training Boards (LETB) constituted as committees of Health Education England; https://hee.nhs.uk/

— NHS Health Research Authority; http://www.hra.nhs.uk/

— The Department of Health; https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/department-of-health

— Executive agencies of the Department of Health including but not limited to Public Health England, the Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency and the National Institute of Health Research; https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations

— Arms-Length Bodies of the Department of Health not otherwise listed above including but not limited to NHS Blood and Transplant, NHS Business Services Authority, NHS Litigation Authority, Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority, and the Human Tissue Authority; https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/arms-length-bodies/our-arms-length-bodies

— any provider of primary medical services under a GMS, PMS or APMS contract; http://www.nhsemployers.org/your-workforce/primary-care-contacts

— all Local Authorities, as defined under section 1 the Local Government Act 2000 including Health and Well Being Boards established by any Local Authority; and https://www.lgbce.org.uk/records-and-resources/local-authorities-in-england

— County Councils http://www.countycouncil.org.uk/

Further information about the structure and approach of this procurement can be found in the procurement documentation via the portal.

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Cambridgeshire Community Services NHS Trust
3, The Meadow, Meadow Ln
Cambridgeshire, Saint Ives
PE27 4LG
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: