MSc in Genomic Medicine – Invitation to Tender

MSc in Genomic Medicine – Invitation to Tender

The Genomics Education Programme was established in 2014 following an initial investment from the DHSC to pump prime genomic education and training activity to support the delivery of the 100 000 genomes project.

United Kingdom-Leeds: Medical education services

2019/S 222-544805

Contract notice

ServicesMSc in Genomic Medicine – Invitation to Tender

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: Health Education England
Postal address: 1st Floor, Blenheim House, Duncombe Street
Town: Leeds
NUTS code: UK
Postal code: LS1 4PL
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Mr Anthony Oba
E-mail: anthony.oba@hee.nhs.uk
Telephone: +44 7500100580
Internet address(es):Main address: https://hee.nhs.uk/

Address of the buyer profile: https://hee.nhs.uk/

I.2)Information about joint procurement

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: www.supplying2nhs.org
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: www.supplying2nhs.org

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:

MSc in Genomic Medicine

Reference number: DN447254

II.1.2)Main CPV code

80320000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

The Genomics Education Programme (GEP) was established in 2014 following an initial investment from the DHSC to pump prime genomic education and training activity to support the delivery of the 100 000 genomes project. At the beginning of financial year 2018/19 the GEP became part of business as usual within HEE and in collaboration with NHS England (NHSE) continues to support the newly launched NHS Genomic Medicine Service (GMS).

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 5 000 000.00 GBP

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)

80340000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

As part of the GMS, new patient pathways are being identified and developed. The GEP has a role in developing education and training initiatives to underpin delivery of the service, including informing the content of professional curricula and creating a programme of resources and CPD opportunities to support the upskilling of both the prospective and current workforce in genomics. To achieve these aims the GEP works closely with a number of partners, stakeholder networks and communities of practice who provide expertise and also aid spread and adoption within healthcare.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Cost criterion – Name: Response to statement of requirements / Weighting: 70

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 5 000 000.00 GBP

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

Start: 01/04/2020
End: 31/03/2025
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

In the tender documents.

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

Envisaged number of candidates: 1
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates:

In the tender documents.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: yes

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

In the tender documents.

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:

In the procurement documents.

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

Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession
Reference to the relevant law, regulation or administrative provision:

In the tender documents.

III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:

In the tender documents.

III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Obligation to indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff assigned to performing the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Competitive procedure with negotiation
Accelerated procedure
Justification:

In the tender documents.

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

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

IV.1.5)Information about negotiation

The contracting authority reserves the right to award the contract on the basis of the initial tenders without conducting negotiations

IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction

An electronic auction will be used
Additional information about electronic auction:

In the tender documents.

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: 04/12/2019
Local time: 23:55

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

Date: 14/11/2019

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

Tender must be valid until: 31/03/2020
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

Electronic ordering will be used
Electronic invoicing will be accepted
Electronic payment will be used

VI.3)Additional information:

In the tender documents.

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Official name: Health Education England
Postal address: Blenheim House, Duncombe Street
Town: Leeds
Postal code: LS1 4PL
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: anthony.oba@hee.nhs.com
Telephone: +44 7500100580Internet address: https://hee.nhs.uk/

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

Official name: Health Education England
Postal address: Blenheim House, Duncombe Street
Town: Leeds
Postal code: LS1 4PL
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: anthony.oba@hee.nhs.uk
Telephone: +44 7500100580Internet address: https://hee.nhs.uk/

VI.4.3)Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

In the tender documents.

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

Official name: Health Education England
Postal address: Blenheim House, Duncombe Street
Town: Leeds
Postal code: LS1 4PL
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: anthony.oba@hee.nhs.uk
Telephone: +44 7500100580Internet address: https://hee.nhs.uk/

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

14/11/2019