Primary Medical Care Provision Contract Lancashire

Primary Medical Care Provision Contract Lancashire

Contract for Primary Medical Care Provision for Station Surgery, Leyland.

United Kingdom-Preston: Health and social work services

2020/S 102-247224

Contract notice


Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: NHS Midlands and Lancashire CSU
Postal address: Leyland House
Town: Preston
NUTS code: UKD47
Postal code: PR26 6TT
Country: United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 82872500
Internet address(es):Main address:

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: Chorley and South Ribble Clinical Commissining Group
Postal address: Chorley House
Town: Preston
NUTS code: UKD47
Country: United Kingdom
Internet address(es):Main address:

I.2)Information about joint procurement

The contract involves joint procurement


The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at:
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via:
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


Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement


Contract for Primary Medical Care Provision for Station Surgery, Leyland (Chorley and South Ribble CCG)

Reference number: L20-07

II.1.2)Main CPV code


II.1.3)Type of contract


II.1.4)Short description:

Chorley & South Ribble Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is inviting suitably experienced and qualified organisations to participate in this procurement for the contract for primary medical care provision at Station Surgery, Leyland.

There is currently a temporary caretaking arrangement in place at this practice which is due to end on the 31 July 2020 and a longer term arrangement is required to deliver the provision from 1 August 2020.

The CCG’s intention is to award an Alternative Provider Medical Services (APMS) contract with a 10-year term with the option to extend for a further maximum 5 years.

The annual value of the contract is GBP 355 569.54 (total estimated value including extension option of GBP 5 333 543 over 15 years. The annual contract value is based on estimated income relating to the existing provision.

Practice information and service description

Station Surgery, 8 Golden Hill Lane, Leyland, PR25 3NP

Current patient list size: 2811 (as at April 2020)

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 5 333 543.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKD47

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Enhanced services currently provided by the practice:

• anti-coagulation service (level 4),

• access to primary care services,

• diabetes management in adult patients level 4,

• treatment room/minor injury service,

• secondary care initiated drugs,

• routine ring pessary changes,

• NHS health checks,

• contraception,

• hep B at risk (newborn) babies vaccination programme,

• HPV completing dose (booster) vaccination programme,

• men B vaccination programme,

• meningococcal ACWY vaccination programme,

• MMR vaccination programme,

• pertussis in pregnant women,

• pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccination programme,

• rotavirus,

• shingles (catch up aged 78),

• shingles (routine aged 70),

• pneumococcal haemophilus influenza type B and men C.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Service delivery / Weighting: 40.00 %
Quality criterion – Name: Quality / Weighting: 10.00 %
Quality criterion – Name: Workforce / Weighting: 25.00 %
Quality criterion – Name: Equality / Weighting: 5.00 %
Quality criterion – Name: Information, management and technology / Weighting: 5.00 %
Price – Weighting: 15.00 %
II.2.6)Estimated value

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

Start: 01/08/2020
End: 31/07/2035
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.1.1)Type of procedure

Open procedure
Accelerated procedure

In accordance with the regulatory provision for procuring services under a state of urgency, this procurement process is following an accelerated open procedure. There is a requirement for the services to commence 1 August 2020 due to expiry of the existing contract on 31 July 2020. The procurement timetable reflects the extreme level of urgency required to protect continuity of care for patients at a time of unprecedented emergency in the health and social care system resulting from the Covid-19 pandemic. This has placed additional unforeseen pressure on the capability of the CCG to follow its usual procurement timescales and it is deemed in the best interest of patients to procure the services via an accelerated procedure.

Therefore, bidders are urged to carefully review the constricted procurement timetable; to conduct early review of all of the procurement documentation and to raise any clarification questions as soon as possible and in accordance with the stipulated deadlines

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

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

Date: 08/06/2020
Local time: 16:00
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:


IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

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

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 08/06/2020
Local time: 16:00
Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

The CCG will also endeavour to respond to clarifications as quickly as possible to assist bidders to produce the best possible tender.

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:

This procurement is for clinical services which are Light Touch Regime services for the purpose of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 as specified in Schedule 3 of the Regulations (‘Regulations’). Accordingly, the contracting authorities are only bound by those parts of the Regulations detailed in Chapter 3 Particular Procurement Regimes Section 7.

Accordingly, the contracting authority is only bound by those parts of the Regulations detailed in Chapter 3 Particular Procurement Regimes Section 7

The contracting authority is not voluntarily following any other part of the regulations.

The procedure which the contracting authority is following is set out in the procurement documents.

As the CCG is a relevant body for the purpose of the National Health Service (Procurement, Patient Choice and Competition) (No 2) Regulations 2013 these Regulations also apply to this procurement.

Right to cancel: the contracting authority reserves the right to discontinue the procurement process at any time, which shall include the right not to award a contract or contracts, and does not bind itself to accept the lowest tender, or any tender received, and reserves the right to award a contract in part, or to call for new tenders should it consider this necessary.

The contracting authority shall not be liable for any costs or expenses incurred by any candidate or tenderer in connection with the completion and return of the information requested in this contract notice, or in the completion or submission of any tender, irrespective of the outcome of the competition or if the competition is cancelled or postponed.

All dates, time periods and values specified in this notice are provisional and the contracting authority reserves the right to change these.

Transparency: the contracting authority is subject to the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (FOIA) and the Environmental Information Regulations 2004 (EIR) and may be required to disclose information received in the course of this procurement under FOIA or the EIR.

In addition, and in accordance with the UK Government’s policies on transparency, the contracting authority intends to publish procurement documentation and the text of any resulting contractual arrangements, subject to possible redactions at the discretion of the contracting authority.

Any redactions, whether in relation to information requests under FOIA, the EIR or policies on transparency will be in accordance with those grounds prescribed under the Freedom of Information Act. If and when this requirement is offered to tender, this will be done via electronic means using the internet. Midlands and Lancashire CSU is conducting this procurement exercise as a central purchasing body for another NHS body with whom the successful bidder(s) will enter into contracts for the supply of the services.

Any other public-sector body detailed within this notice, wishing to access the contract may do so only with permission from the contracting NHS body.

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Official name: Chorley and South Ribble Clinical Commissioning Group
Town: Preston
Country: United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: