NHS Interpretation and Translation Services

NHS Interpretation and Translation Services

7 Lots. Framework for the provision of interpretation and translation services. Lot 1: Spoken Interpretation.

United Kingdom-Salford: Interpretation services

2020/S 175-423956

Prior information notice

This notice is for prior information only

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: NHS Shared Business Services Ltd (NHS SBS)
National registration number: 05280446
Postal address: Halyard Court, Chandlers Point, 31 Broadway
Town: Salford
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Postal code: M50 2UW
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Nic Langman
E-mail: nic.langman@nhs.net
Internet address(es):Main address: www.sbs.nhs.uk

I.2)Information about joint procurement

The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body

I.3)Communication

Access to the procurement documents is restricted. Further information can be obtained at: https://uk.eu-supply.com/app/rfq/rwlentrance_s.asp?PID=34250&B=NHSSBS
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Other type: Joint venture between the Department of Health and Sopra Steria

I.5)Main activity

Health

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Interpretation and Translation Services

 

Reference number: 10127

II.1.2)Main CPV code

79540000 Interpretation services

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

 

Framework for the provision of interpretation and translation services

Lot 1: Spoken Interpretation,

Lot 2: Non Spoken Interpretation,

Lot 3: Telephone Interpretation,

Lot 4: Document Translation (Including transcription and ancillary services),

Lot 5: Video Interpretation,

Lot 6: Fully Managed Services,

Lot 7: Quality Assurance Services.

Providers wishing to be considered for this agreement should express their interest by emailing nic.langman@nhs.net detailing which particular lots they wish to bid.

 

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 25 000 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Spoken Interpretation

 

Lot No: 1

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79530000 Translation services

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Main site or place of performance:

M50 2UW.

 

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Spoken (face to face) interpretation services.

 

II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Non Spoken Interpretation

 

Lot No: 2

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79540000 Interpretation services

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Non spoken interpretation.

 

II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Telephone Interpretation

 

Lot No: 3

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79540000 Interpretation services

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Telephone interpretation services.

 

II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Document Translation

 

Lot No: 4

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79530000 Translation services

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Document translation services including transcription and ancillary services.

 

II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Video Interpretation

 

Lot No: 5

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79540000 Interpretation services

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Video interpretation.

 

II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Fully Managed Services

 

Lot No: 6

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79540000 Interpretation services
79530000 Translation services

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Fully managed interpretation and translation services as required by approved organisations.

 

II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Quality Assurance Services

 

Lot No: 7

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

72225000 System quality assurance assessment and review services

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Provision of quality assurance services for interpretation and translation services.

 

II.2.14)Additional information

II.3)Estimated date of publication of contract notice:

30/10/2020

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description

IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:

 

Prior information notice (PIN) for a interpretation and translation services framework agreement.

NHS Shared Business Services (NHS SBS) are consulting on a proposal to tender for the provision of Interpretation and Translation Services to support NHS Organisations and the wider public sector.

To help define and develop our national procurement strategy and help in the development of our service specification to meet the needs of NHS Organisations and wider Public Sectors, NHS SBS are engaging with potential providers prior to the release of any official tender documents in the Journal of the European Union (OJEU).

NHS SBS is currently considering using the lot structure outlined in this notice, however it reserves the right to change any aspect of the lotting structure or not use lots as part of any future tender process.

 

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

04/09/2020