Medical Care Services Tender Portsmouth

Medical Care Services Tender Portsmouth

Provision of Primary Medical Care Services (APMS) for Portsmouth City Centre- Invitation To Tender.

United Kingdom-Portsmouth: General-practitioner services

2016/S 119-212371

Contract notice


Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

NHS Portsmouth Clinical Commissioning Group
CCG Headquarters, 1 Guildhall Square
For the attention of: Aaron Holmes
PO1 2GJ Portsmouth
United Kingdom

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority:

Further information can be obtained from: NHS Portsmouth Clinical Commissioning Group
CCG Headquarters, 1 Guildhall Square
For the attention of: Aaron Holmes
PO1 2GJ Portsmouth
United Kingdom
Internet address:

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


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

F9612 Provision of Primary Medical Care Services (APMS) for Portsmouth City Centre- Invitation To Tender (ITT).

II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Service category No 25: Health and social services

NUTS code UKJ31

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)

Guildhall Walk Healthcare Centre is located in Portsmouth City Centre and, since 2009, has provided 2 component services under a single contract: Primary medical care services for registered patients; and a GP-led Walk-In Centre (WIC) service for both registered and unregistered patients. The contract has also stipulated additional service provision for homeless people and vulnerable groups within the city. The service has a registered raw patient population of 6 264 (as of January 2016).
The activity and associated finance of the WIC component of the historic contract was tendered and re-commissioned under a separate procurement in 2016. The continued provision of primary medical care services to the established registered list population is the subject of this Procurement.
The new contract will be secured through an Alternative Provider Medical Services (AMPS) contract and is expected to commence on 1.4.2017 for a term of 5 years, with the possibility of 1 optional 24 month extension period.
The main objective of the Procurement is the identification of a suitably qualified and experienced bidder drawn from the public, private or voluntary sector (or a joint-venture combination thereof), to deliver primary medical care services that are fully consistent with the requirements of:
— The NHS Constitution;
— Any relevant MHRA guidance, technical standards, and alert notices;
— The General Medical Council guidance on Good Medical Practice (2013);
— Medical Performers List entry requirements;
— And CQC requirements.
The Contracting Authority will undertake a fair, open and transparent procurement process as part of its commitment to achieving the development of high-quality services which represent value for money and the wise use of public funds.
The scope of services to be commissioned through this Procurement has been developed by the Contracting Authority.
The services to be provided are as follows:
— Core primary medical care services (in accordance with the latest NHS Standard APMS contract);
— A ‘wait and see’ model of service provision whereby registered patients can access a GP and/or nurse without the need to make an appointment (for some or all of the opening hours);
— Extended hours access outside of core opening (i.e. Monday-Friday, 8:00 – 18:30), potentially providing early morning and late evening opening during weekdays, and Saturday morning opening at weekends. The successful bidder may wish to work collaboratively with other practices within the city in order to deliver extended hours provision;
— Additional services such as Direct Enhanced Services (DESs) and Local Commissioned Services (LCSs) as commissioned by the CCG;
— Engage in and deliver the requirements of the national Quality Outcomes Framework (QOF), or a local alternative if made available.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85121100, 85120000, 85100000, 85121200, 85112000, 85121000

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

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no


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:

As per the ITT;
The payment mechanism for this contract is based on a tariff per weighted registered patient which is indexed to the APMS Global Sum Equivalent (GSE). Provision of extended hours outside of core GMS hours (Monday-Friday, 8:00-18:30) is included within the tariff on a pro rata basis in line with the APMS GSE. The current weighted registered list size for the practice is 5 198 (April 2016). Therefore the core contract envelope is:
APMS GSE (96.51 GBP) x patients (5 198) x contract term (5 years) = 2 508 294,90* GBP.
*Figure may change in line with national annual amendments to the APMS GSE and with changes to the weighted registered list size.
There is a 1 x 24 month extension option for this contract.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 2 500 000 and 4 000 000 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options
II.2.3)Information about renewals

II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Starting 1.4.2017. Completion 31.3.2022

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: Refer to ITT found at:

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Refer to ITT found at:

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: Refer to ITT found at:

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
Refer to ITT found at:

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
Refer to ITT found at:

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: yes
Reference to the relevant law, regulation or administrative provision: Refer to ITT found at:

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

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:

F9612 (ITT)

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

Prior information notice

Notice number in the OJEU: 2016/S 061-104295 of 26.3.2016

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: 19.8.2016
Payable documents: no

IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

19.8.2016 – 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

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

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

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:



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