NHS Dumfries and Galloway Acute Services Redevelopment Project

NHS Dumfries and Galloway Acute Services Redevelopment Project

The Project will involve the design, build, finance and maintenance of a new District General Hospital with an estimated cost range of 180-200 million GBP. This will be delivered under the Scottish Government’s Non-Profit Distributing (NPD) model which is the form of public-private partnership preferred by the Scottish Government.

UK-Dumfries: Hospital facilities construction work

2013/S 124-212004

Contract notice

Works

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Dumfries and Galloway NHS Board
Dumfries and Galloway Royal Infirmary, Bankend Road
For the attention of: Dennis O’Keeffe
DG1 4AP Dumfries
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1387241755

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: www.nhsdg.scot.nhs.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA00065

Further information can be obtained from: Dumfries and Galloway NHS Board
Dumfries and Galloway Royal Infirmary, Bankend Road
For the attention of: Dawn Diamond
DG1 4AP Dumfries
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1387241755
E-mail: dawn.diamond@nhs.net
Internet address: www.nhsdg.scot.nhs.uk

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: Dumfries and Galloway NHS Board
Dumfries and Galloway Royal Infirmary, Bankend Road
For the attention of: Dawn Diamond
DG1 4AP Dumfries
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1387241755
E-mail: dawn.diamond@nhs.net
Internet address: www.nhsdg.scot.nhs.uk

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: Dumfries and Galloway NHS Board
Dumfries and Galloway Royal Infirmary, Bankend Road
For the attention of: Jennifer Wilson
DG1 4AP Dumfries
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1387272702
E-mail: jennifer.wilson3@nhs.net
Internet address: www.nhsdg.scot.nhs.uk

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:

NHS Dumfries and Galloway Acute Services Redevelopment Project.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Works
Design and execution
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: The new District General Hospital for Dumfries and Galloway will be constructed on a site at Garroch Loaning, Dumfries.
NUTS code UKM32

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 Dumfries and Galloway are seeking a Private Sector Partner to participate and invest in a new District General Hospital. The Project will involve the design, build, finance and maintenance of a new District General Hospital with an estimated cost range of 180-200 million GBP. This will be delivered under the Scottish Government’s Non-Profit Distributing (NPD) model which is the form of public-private partnership preferred by the Scottish Government.
Note: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Public Contracts Scotland Web Site at http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=269773

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

45215140, 45215100, 45000000, 45100000, 45300000, 45400000, 71200000, 71300000, 79993100, 75200000, 77314000, 72253100, 50700000, 79993000, 98341000, 51410000, 71314200, 66515200, 45314300, 35121000, 31625200, 90922000, 45452000, 80531000

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

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
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:

Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 180 000 000 and 200 000 000 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: 324 (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 or other guarantees may be required in certain circumstances. Full details to be set out in the Information Memorandum/Pre-Qualification Questionnaire.
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

Finance to be provided by the Private Sector Partner in accordance with the Scottish Government’s NPD Initiative. Full details to be set out in the ITPD and contract documents.
The contracting authority reserves the right to consider alternative funding, financing and/or contractual arrangements to support the delivery of the Project.
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

An NPD company as per the Scottish Government’s NPD Initiative. Full details to be set out in the ITPD and contract documents.
III.1.4)Other particular conditions

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: yes
Description of particular conditions: The successful Private Sector Partner may be required to actively participate in the achievement of social and/or environmental objectives in the delivery of the Project. Accordingly, contract performance conditions may relate in particular, to social, environmental or other corporate social responsibility considerations. Further details of any conditions or specific requirements will be set out in the ITPD and contract documents.
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: Full details to be set out in the Information Memorandum/ Pre-Qualification Questionnaire.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Parties expressing an interest in the Project will be required to complete a Pre-Qualification Questionnaire to evaluate and verify financial standing and professional and technical capacity in accordance with Regulations 23 to 26 of the Public Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2012. Full details to be set out in the Information Memorandum/ Pre-Qualification Questionnaire.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: Certain minimum standards will apply. Full details set out in the Information Memorandum/ Pre-Qualification Questionnaire.
III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
Parties expressing an interest in the Project will be required to complete a Pre-Qualification Questionnaire to evaluate and verify financial standing and professional and technical capacity in accordance with Regulations 23 to 26 of the Public Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2012. Full details to be set out in the Information Memorandum.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
Certain minimum standards will apply. Full details set out in the Information Memorandum/ Pre-Qualification Questionnaire.
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 number of operators: 3
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: 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.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:
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

Prior information notice

Notice number in the OJEU: 2013/S 116-196996 of 18.6.2013

Other previous publications

Notice number in the OJEU: 2013/S 121-206532 of 25.6.2013

IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

31.7.2013 – 12:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

30.9.2013
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
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
VI.3)Additional information

1. Interested parties should express interest, receive and submit Pre-Qualification Questionnaire submissions via the contracting authority in line with the details contained in the Information Memorandum/ Pre-Qualification Questionnaire documentation.
2. NHS Dumfries and Galloway will hold a Bidders’ Open Day on Friday, 28.6.2013 for those parties interested in the Project. The Bidders’ Open Day will be held in Dumfries. Interested parties wishing to attend the Bidders’ Open Day should register as soon as possible to attend this event by either emailing Dawn Diamond at E-mail: dawn.diamond@nhs.net

, or by writing to Project Office, Acute Servcies Redevelopment Project, Dumfries and Galloway Royal Infirmary, Bankend Road, Dumfries DG1 4AP.
All correspondence should be clearly marked – NHS Dumfries and Galloway Acute Services Redevelopment Project – Attendance at Bidders’ Open Day. All correspondence should also confirm if the parties wish to request a short private meeting on the day. Private meetings will be restricted to consortia only, and NHS Dumfries and Galloway reserves the right to limit the duration of private meetings.
Further details will be provided upon registration.
3. Further to Section II.3 the anticipated duration shall be 300 months (or 25 years) operational plus the period of construction. The total anticipated duration is therefore 324 months (or circa 27 years) from the award of the contract.
4. Further to Section II.1.9 variants may be accepted by the contracting authority. However, interested parties should note that the contracting authority will seek to limit or restrict the requirements on which variants will be accepted and evaluated. Full details wil be set out in the ITPD and contract documents.
5. Further to Section IV.1.3 the process is detailed in the Information Memorandum/ Pre-Qualification Questionnaire. This will be updated in the ITPD and contract documents.
6. Further to Section IV.3.3 the Information Memorandum/ Pre-Qualfication Questionnaire available from the contracting authority describes the process for obtaining specifications and additional documents.
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VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

NHS Dumfries and Galloway
Mid North, Crichton Hall, Glencaple Road DG1 4TG Dumfries
DG1 4AP Dumfries
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: dennis.okeeffe@nhs.net
Telephone: +44 1387241682
Internet address: http://www.nhsdg.scot.nhs.uk/Dumfries_and_Galloway_NHS

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: The contracting authority will incorporate a minimum of a 10 calendar day standstill period at the point information on the award of the contract is communicated to tenderers. This period allows unsucessful tenderers to seek further debriefing from the contracting authority before the contract is entered into. Applicants can make a written request for de-brief information and this information must be provided within 15 days of this written request being received. Such additional informaiton should be requested from the address in I.1. If an appeal regarding the award of a contract has not been successfully resolved, The Public Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2012 (SSI 2012/88) provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are at risk of harm by breach of the rules to take action in the Sheriff Court or Court of Session. Any such action must be brought promptly (generally within 30 days).
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:26.6.2013