Plymouth and Devon Wheelchair Services

Plymouth and Devon Wheelchair Services

Plymouth, South Hams and West Devon Wheelchair Services for Children, Young People and Adults (Standard and Specialist).

United Kingdom-Plymouth: Health and social work services

2015/S 038-065225

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Plymouth City Council
Floor 2, Windsor House
For the attention of: Mr Phil Bees
PL6 5UF Plymouth
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1752304485
E-mail: philip.bees@plymouth.gov.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: www.plymouth.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: www.supplyingthesouthwest.org.uk

Electronic access to information: www.supplyingthesouthwest.org.uk

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: www.supplyingthesouthwest.org.uk

Further information can be obtained from: Plymouth City Council
Floor 2, Windsor House
For the attention of: Mr Phil Bees
PL6 5UF Plymouth
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1752304485
E-mail: philip.bees@plymouth.gov.uk

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: Plymouth City Council
Floor 2, Windsor House
For the attention of: Mr Phil Bees
PL6 5UF Plymouth
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1752304485
E-mail: philip.bees@plymouth.gov.uk

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: Plymouth City Council
Floor 2, Windsor House
For the attention of: Mr Phil Bees
PL6 5UF Plymouth
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1752304485
E-mail: philip.bees@plymouth.gov.uk

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority

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: yes

NEW Devon CCG
Windsor House
PL6 5UF Plymouth
UNITED KINGDOM

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description

II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:

Plymouth, South Hams and West Devon Wheelchair Services for Children, Young People and Adults (Standard and Specialist).

II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Services
Service category No 25: Health and social services

NUTS code UKK41

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)

The Council is looking to procure Plymouth, South Hams and West Devon Wheelchair Services for Children, Young People and Adults (Standard and Specialist) on behalf of the Northern, Eastern and Western Devon Clinical Commissioning Group.
The wheelchair service will have a specification designed to address key priorities for health in providing wheelchair and specialist seating services to people that depend upon them. The service will provide assessment and prescription of manual and powered wheelchairs, specialist seating and cushions, modifications and accessories that reflect the clinical and wider holistic needs of the wheelchair user. The service will include, but not be limited to, assessment, procurement, storage, delivery, collection, maintenance and repair.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85000000, 98000000

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

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no
II.1.8)Lots

II.1.9)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract

II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

Not applicable.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 8 100 000 and 10 300 000 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

Starting 2.11.2015. Completion 31.3.2021

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract

III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:

Not applicable.

III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

Payment and the payment terms and conditions will be set out in the Contract Agreement.

III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

The Contracting Authority will consider bids from companies or from consortia/joint ventures. However, legal entities must be formed prior to contract award. The Council reserves the right to require groupings of contractors to take a particular legal form or to require a single contractor to take primary liability or to require that each party undertakes 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: Will be detailed in a vendor questionnaire and are as set out in Regulations 23-26 of the UK Public Contract Regulations 2006 (as amended).

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Will be detailed in a vendor questionnaire and are as set out in Regulations 23-26 of the UK Public Contract Regulations 2006 (as amended).
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: Will be detailed in a vendor questionnaire and are as set out in Regulations 23-26 of the UK Public Contract Regulations 2006 (as amended).

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
Will be detailed in a vendor questionnaire and are as set out in Regulations 23-26 of the UK Public Contract Regulations 2006 (as amended).
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
Not applicable.
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

Open

IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate

Envisaged number of operators: 0
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: As detailed in the tender documentation.

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 no
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:

15006

IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

Notice on a buyer profile

Notice number in the OJEU: 2014/S 70-120948 of 9.4.2014

IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document

Payable documents: no

IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

16.3.2015 – 12:00

IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

16.2.2015

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

Duration in months: 6 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 2.4.2015 – 12:00
Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: no

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

Plymouth City Council
Windsor House
PL6 5UF Plymouth
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: procurement@plymouth.gov.uk

Body responsible for mediation procedures

Plymouth City Council
Windsor House
PL6 5UF Plymouth
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: procurement@plymouth.gov.uk

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: Plymouth City Council incorporates a minimum 10-calendar-day standstill period at the point information on the contract award is communicated to bidders. This period allows unsuccessful bidders to seek further debriefing from the contracting authority before the contract is entered into. Such additional information should be requested from the address in point I.1 of this notice. Bidders should refer to the UK Public Contracts Regulations 2006 (as amended) regarding remedies and seek independent legal advice.

VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

Plymouth City Council
Windsor House
PL6 5UF Plymouth
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: procurement@plymouth.gov.uk

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

19.2.2015