Improved Access to Psychological Services in Norfolk and Waveney

Improved Access to Psychological Services in Norfolk and Waveney

NHS North Norfolk Clinical Commissioning Group, NHS Norwich Clinical Commissioning Group, NHS South Norfolk Clinical Commissioning Group, NHS West Norfolk Clinical Commissioning Group and NHS Great Yarmouth and Waveney Clinical Commissioning Group (the commissioners) require to renew their current arrangements for Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT).

United Kingdom-Aylsham: Health and social work services

2014/S 003-002781

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Improved Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT) – Norfolk and Waveney
NHS North Norfolk Clinical Commissioning Group
1 Mill Close
Contact point(s): NHS Anglia Commissioning Support Unit
For the attention of: Robert Smith
NR11 6LZ Aylsham
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1603257027
E-mail: robert.smith20@nhs.net

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://www.northnorfolkccg.nhs.uk/

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.angliacsu.nhs.uk/

Electronic access to information: https://eoecph.bravosolution.co.uk/web/login.shtml?_ncp=1366801018675.99403-1

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: https://eoecph.bravosolution.co.uk/web/login.shtml?_ncp=1366801018675.99403-1

Further information can be obtained from: NHS Anglia Commissioning Support Unit
Broadland Business Park
Contact point(s): NHS Anglia Commissioning Support Unit
For the attention of: Robert Smith
NR7 0WG Norwich
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1603257027
E-mail: robert.smith20@nhs.net
Internet address: https://eoecph.bravosolution.co.uk/web/login.shtml?_ncp=1366801018675.99403-1

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: NHS Anglia Commissioning Support Unit
Broadland Business Park
Contact point(s): Potential providers are advised that the Pre-Qualification Questionnaire (PQQ) is available for download via the BRAVO portal on the East of England Collaborative Procurement Hub – https://eoecph.bravosolution.co.uk/web/login.shtml?
For the attention of: Robert Smith
NR7 0WG Norwich
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1603257027
E-mail: robert.smith20@nhs.net
Internet address: https://eoecph.bravosolution.co.uk/web/login.shtml?_ncp=1366801018675.99403-1

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: NHS Anglia Commissioning Support Unit
Broadland Business Park
Contact point(s): This procurement will be managed electronically via the BRAVO portal on the East of England Collaborative Procurement Hub. To participate in this procurement, applicants must first be registered on the procurement system at https://eoecph.bravosolution.co.uk/web/login.shtml?_ncp=1366801018675.99403-1. Once registered you will be able to view the procurement under the tenders section and download the Pre-Qualification Questionnaire (PQQ) for completion and submission via the portal. The project reference number is 0AP/13/XXXX. The BRAVO Project number is XXXXX, pqq XXX.
For the attention of: Robert Smith
NR7 0WG Norwich
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1603257027
E-mail: robert.smith20@nhs.net
Internet address: https://eoecph.bravosolution.co.uk/web/login.shtml?_ncp=1366801018675.99403-1

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law
I.3)Main activity

Health
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities

The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: yes

NHS North Norfolk Clinical Commissioning Group is acting as Lead Commissioner on behalf of NHS Norwich CCG, NHS West Norfolk CCG, NHS South Norfolk CCG, and Great Yarmouth and Waveney CCG
Various
Various
UNITED KINGDOM

NHS South Norfolk Clinical Commissioning Group
Broadland Business Park
NR7 0WG Norwich
UNITED KINGDOM

NHS West Norfolk Clinical Commissioning Group
Chapel Street
PE30 1EL Kings Lynn
UNITED KINGDOM

NHS Great Yarmouth and Waveney Clinical Commissioning Group
1 Common Lane North
NR34 9BN Beccles
UNITED KINGDOM

Section II: Object of the contract

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

Improved Access to Psychological Services (IAPT) in Norfolk and Waveney.
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: Norfolk and Waveney, UK.
NUTS code UKH13

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)

NHS North Norfolk Clinical Commissioning Group, NHS Norwich Clinical Commissioning Group, NHS South Norfolk Clinical Commissioning Group, NHS West Norfolk Clinical Commissioning Group and NHS Great Yarmouth and Waveney Clinical Commissioning Group (the commissioners) require to renew their current arrangements for Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT). The new arrangements are required to commence from 1.4.2015, and it is anticipated that the contract term will be 5 years. The requirement is to establish one contract.
Clinical commissioners are keen to use the current payment and pricing system, outlined nationally, to underpin the future service contract. There is also a strong desire to commission a service based around clusters 1-4 rather than a traditional IAPT service.
The purpose of this notice is to advise potential providers of the availability of the Pre-Qualification Questionnaire for this requirement, which is available for download from the East of England Collaborative Procurement Hub Bravo e-Sourcing portal at https://eoecph.bravosolution.co.uk/web/login.shtml?_ncp=1366801018675.99403-1

The procurement for this requirement will be undertaken in accordance with the competitive dialogue procedure.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85000000, 85121270

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no
II.1.8)Lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
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:

1.
Estimated value excluding VAT: 40 000 000 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Duration in months: 60 (from the award of the contract)

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
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
III.2.3)Technical capacity
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession
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

competitive dialogue
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate

Envisaged minimum number 2: and maximum number 4
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: As specified in the PQQ documentation.
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue

Recourse to staged procedure to gradually reduce the number of solutions to be discussed or tenders to be negotiated yes
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:

17973.
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

no
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document

Time limit for receipt of requests for documents or for accessing documents: 15.1.2014 – 12:00
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

7.2.2014 – 17:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

3.3.2014
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
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about European Union funds

The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
VI.3)Additional information

The Pre-Qualification Questionnaire (PQQ) is available to potential providers for download from the East of England Collaborative Procurement Hub Bravo portal at https://eoecph.bravosolution.co.uk/web/login.shtml?_ncp=1366801018675.99403-1

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:

3.1.2014