NHS Digital Tender for Comment Moderation Service

NHS Digital Tender for Comment Moderation Service

To check and moderate comments and reviews submitted for publication on the nhs.uk web site.

United Kingdom-Leeds: Administration services

2019/S 203-494405

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: NHS Digital
Postal address: 1 Trevelyan Square, Boar Lane
Town: Leeds
NUTS code: UK
Postal code: LS1 6AE
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Andy Machin
E-mail: andrew.machin1@nhs.net
Telephone: +44 1133973038
Internet address(es):Main address: https://digital.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: https://nhsdigital.bravosolution.co.uk/web/login.html
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://nhsdigital.bravosolution.co.uk/web/login.html
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

Health

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Comment Moderation Service

Reference number: prj_3328

II.1.2)Main CPV code

75100000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

The contracting authority is seeking a service provider to check and moderate comments and reviews submitted for publication on the nhs.uk web site.

Service to cover:

— adherence to and compliance with NHS policies,

— checking for legality,

— training and supervision of moderators,

— service implementation and management.

Please refer to the tender documents for a full service requirement.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 360 000.00 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)

32000000
79000000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The contracting authority is seeking a service provider to check and moderate comments and reviews submitted for publication on the nhs.uk web site.

Service to cover:

— adherence to and compliance with NHS policies,

— checking for legality,

— training and supervision of moderators,

— service implementation and management.

Please refer to the tender documents for a full service requirement.

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

Value excluding VAT: 360 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: no

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)Description

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Open procedure
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
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

Notice number in the OJ S: 2019/S 178-433652

IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Date: 22/11/2019
Local time: 09:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

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

Duration in months: 3 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 22/11/2019
Local time: 09:00

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:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Official name: NHS Digital
Postal address: 1 Trevelyan Square
Town: Leeds
Postal code: LS1 6AE
Country: United Kingdom

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

Official name: NHS Digital
Postal address: 1 Trevelyan Square
Town: Leeds
Postal code: LS1 6AE
Country: United Kingdom

VI.4.3)Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

The authority will effect a stand-still period of a minimum of ten (10) calendar days as required by PCR2015.

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

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

17/10/2019