Pain Management Service County Durham

Pain Management Service County Durham

County Durham and Darlington NHS Foundation Trust are looking for a Pain Management Service.

United Kingdom-Durham: Health services

2013/S 185-319577

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

County Durham Procurement Consortium
Bed House, Unit 3, Belmont Business Park
For the attention of: Patricia Green
DH1 1TW Durham
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1913332624
E-mail: patricia.green@cddft.nhs.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://events.transaxions.com/service.aspx?event=6646

Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

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

General public services
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:

SP854 Pain Management Service.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Services
NUTS code UK,UKC1

II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)

County Durham and Darlington NHS Foundation Trust are looking for a Pain Management Service.
The Pain Management Service should provide a co-ordinated interdisciplinary service that is customised to meet the complexity of needs of people with chronic pain problems in order to restore their functional ability and enable them to live as independently as possible. The service is aimed to allow self-management of pain by giving the patients the necessary support and skills to allow them to manage their own condition away from the need of on-going support.
The service must include an element of patient education in support of self-management. The education should allow the patient and suitable stakeholders the knowledge to understand their condition and allow a more successful self-management.
The Pain Management Service will be led by a clinician with particular skills and experience in the management of chronic pain.
The co-ordinated approach offered by a Pain Management Service interdisciplinary team will use a number of different modalities from a biomedical, psychosocial and functional viewpoints, the service will include as a minimum:
– acupuncture,
– bowen therapy,
– counselling,
– exercise coaching,
– Pain Management plan groups,
– physiotherapy,
– clinician led Pain Management Assessment.
The service must have suitable premises within the area of County Durham which allows suitable access for all patients. The patients will be referred by County Durham and Darlington Foundation Trust.
The service will initially be for a period of 12 months +1 year +1 year extension.
Please note: This is a part B Service therefore will not be governed by OJEU Timescales.
‘This contract may also be utilised by organisations aligned to County Durham Procurement Consortium.’
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85100000

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

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

County Durham and Darlington NHS Foundation Trust are looking for a Pain Management Service
The Pain Management Service should provide a co-ordinated interdisciplinary service that is customised to meet the complexity of needs of people with chronic pain problems in order to restore their functional ability and enable them to live as independently as possible. The service is aimed to allow self-management of pain by giving the patients the necessary support and skills to allow them to manage their own condition away from the need of on-going support.
The service must include an element of patient education in support of self-management. The education should allow the patient and suitable stakeholders the knowledge to understand their condition and allow a more successful self-management.
The Pain Management Service will be led by a clinician with particular skills and experience in the management of chronic pain.
The co-ordinated approach offered by a Pain Management Service interdisciplinary team will use a number of different modalities from a biomedical, psychosocial and functional viewpoints, the service will include as a minimum:
– acupuncture,
– bowen therapy,
– counselling,
– exercise coaching,
– Pain Management plan groups,
– physiotherapy,
– clinician led Pain Management Assessment.
The service must have suitable premises within the area of County Durham which allows suitable access for all patients. The patients will be referred by County Durham and Darlington Foundation Trust.
The service will initially be for a period of 12 months +1 year +1 year extension.
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

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:

The Contracting Authority reserves the right to require deposits, guarantees, bonds, insurance cover and/or other forms of security cover it deems appropriate.
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

Further details will be provided to those who express interest in this opportunity and/or are invited to tender.
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

Groupings of bidders may be required to form a separate limited company and/or that one takes full responsibility and/or that each takes joint and several liability.
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: Please see pre-qualification questionnaire and for those shortlisted, the Invitation to Tender.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Please see pre-qualification questionnaire and for those shortlisted, the Invitation to Tender.
III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
Please see pre-qualification questionnaire and for those shortlisted, the Invitation to Tender.
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: no
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

Restricted
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:

SP854 – Pain Management.
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

no
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

11.10.2013 – 12:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

25.10.2013
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

This is a recurrent procurement: no
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:19.9.2013