Isles of Scilly primary care service

Isles of Scilly primary care service

NHS Cornwall and Isles of Scilly have taken the opportunity to procure a range of primary care services to meet the needs of the people on the Isles of Scilly.

UK-Saltash: health and social work services

2012/S 48-079150

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

NHS Cornwall and Isles of Scilly
Peninsula House, Kingsmill Road, Tamarview Industrial Estate
For the attention of: Gill Beardsmore-Commissioning
PL12 6LE Saltash
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 7769671479
E-mail: gill.beardsmore@cft.cornwall.nhs.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: https://tactica.live.advanced365.com/

Address of the buyer profile: https://tactica.live.advanced365.com/

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

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: no

Section II: Object of the contract

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

0348 – Isles of Scilly primary care service.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Services
Service category No 27: Other services
NUTS code UKK30

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 Cornwall and Isles of Scilly have taken the opportunity to procure a range of primary care services to meet the needs of the people on the Isles of Scilly.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85000000, 85100000, 85110000, 85120000, 85121000, 85121100

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: no
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

Following extensive engagement with patients, the public and other providers of health and social care, NHS Cornwall and Isles of Scilly are seeking to procure a single accountable provider to hold an alternative personal medical services (APMS) contract for primary medical services and a local pharmaceutical services (LPS) contract for pharmacy services and seeking innovation to ensure accessible, reliable and regular optometry services for the island community. Dentistry is not included in this procurement.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 0 and 900 000 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.3)Information about renewals
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:

Parent company and other guarantees may be required in certain circumstances see the invitation to tender for further details.
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:

Joint and severable liability.
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: Bidders who have been convicted of a Bribery Act 2010 offence under Section 1 (offences relating to bribing another person) or section 6 (bribery of foreign public officials) will be excluded. In addition to the Provisions of Freedom of Information Act, Bidders will have due regard to the Trusts obligations on Transparency which are set out in more detail at www.businesslink.gov.uk/transparency/procurement and all offers will be submitted on the basis that the contract when awarded may be published in full in accordance with H M Government Transparency Guidance. Any supplier may be disqualified who does not respond to the following in the requisite manner:

1) Entering general PQQ supplier information. The PPSA utilises the NHS supplier information database (Sid4Health) to manage and assess general pre-qualification information in the form of a profile. Candidates are requested to provide their profile on the Sid4Health as follows:
a) Candidates should register on Sid4health at http://www.sid4health.nhs.uk by clicking on the Register Organisation tab and select the Supplier button. To continue with the registration process Suppliers must have a current DUNS Number. If a Supplier does not have a DUNS Number there is a link to the D&B UK web site to request a DUNS Supplier Number. Suppliers who already have a published profile on Sid4Health must confirm that information is up to date.

ii) Candidates should ensure all relevant sections of their NHS Sid4Health profile are completed to demonstrate their ability to meet the short listing criteria applicable to this contract. Where access to NHS Sid4Health is unavailable, please contact NHS Sid4Health helpdesk at help@sid4health.nhs.uk.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: As per III.2.1. above.
III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
As per III.2.1. above.
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

Legal persons should indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff responsible for the execution of the service: no

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Restricted
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:

RFT 1786
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: 7.3.2012
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

10.4.2012 – 17:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

11.4.2012
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 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

To receive more information about this tender, including any amendments and/or clarifications and to request any clarifications and/or to respond to this tender, you must register your interest to this tender on the following site: https://tactica-live.advanced365.com.

VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

NHS Cornwall and Isles of Scilly
Peninsula House, Kingsmill Road, Tamarview Industrial Estate
PL12 6LE Saltash
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: gill.beardsmore@cft.cornwall.nhs.uk
Telephone: +44 7769671479

Body responsible for mediation procedures

As above
UNITED KINGDOM

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: NHS Cornwall and Isles of Scilly will incorporate a minimum 10 calendar day standstill period at the point information on the award of the contract is communicated to tenderers. This period allows unsuccessful tenderers to seek further debriefing from the contracting authority before the contract is entered into. Applicants have 2 working days from the notification of the award decision to request additional debriefing and that information has be provided a minimum of 3 working days before the expiry of the standstill period. Such additional information should be requested from your procurement lead on this tender process. If an appeal regarding the award of a contract has not be successfully resolved the Public Contracts Regulation 2006 (SI 2006 No 5) provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are at risk of harm by a breach of the rules to take action in the High Court (England, Wales and Northern Ireland). Any such action must be brought promptly (generally within 3 months). Where a contract has not been entered into the Court may order the setting aside of the award decision or order the authority to amend any document and may award damages. If the contract has been entered into the Court may only award damages. The purpose of the standstill period referred to above is to allow parties to apply to the Courts to set aside the award decision before the contract is entered into.
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:7.3.2012