Procurement Services for NHS England (NHS Commissioning Show)

Procurement Services for NHS England (NHS Commissioning Show)

The NHS Commissioning Board (operating under the name NHS England) wishes to engage with organisations who aim to purchase and providers who can and are interested in providing the following commissioning support services: Procurement Services for NHS commissioners.

UK-Leeds: Procurement consultancy services

2013/S 096-163853

Prior information notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

NHS Commissioning Board
Quarry House, Quarry Hill
LS2 7UE Leeds
UNITED KINGDOM

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: www.england.nhs.uk

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

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

National or federal agency/office
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

Section II.B: Object of the contract (Supplies or services)

II.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:

Potential Framework Agreement for Commissioning Support Services
II.2)Type of contract and place of delivery or of performance

Service category No 11: Management consulting services [6] and related services
Various locations throughout England.
NUTS code UK

II.3)Information on framework agreement
II.4)Short description of nature and quantity or value of supplies or services:

The NHS Commissioning Board (operating under the name NHS England) wishes to engage with organisations who aim to purchase and providers who can and are interested in providing the following commissioning support services:
— Procurement Services for NHS commissioners including but not limited to; support for commissioning strategy, health needs assessment and forecasting (e.g. JSNA), market management, end to end healthcare procurement, contract and performance management;
— Additional support services including but not limited to data capture, management and integration, business intelligence and analytical services, strategic communications including media, freedom of information requests and website management, patient consultation for NHS Commissioners;
— A full end to end commissioning support service including but not limited to; business support services (including finance, payroll, human resources, legal advice and corporate governance) and procurement and additional support services (as listed above) for NHS commissioners;
— Clinical support services including but not limited to; individual funding requests and complex case management, medicines management and prescribing services, continuing care and funded nursing care and safeguarding services for NHS commissioners;
— Transformational support for NHS commissioners including but not limited to planning, management and implementation of service redesign, specific clinical service change and pathway redesign.
The likely customers of the above services are Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs), NHS England and other NHS and public sector health organisations.
Please refer to the additional information section of this PIN (section II.8) for information about opportunities for interested organisations to engage with NHS England and other stakeholders.
Lots

This contract is divided into lots: no

II.5)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

79418000, 79400000, 48490000, 72313000, 72314000, 66171000, 79212100, 79500000, 79410000, 79419000, 48482000, 79211110, 79994000, 79414000, 79100000, 72316000, 72415000, 72413000, 79412000, 79631000

II.6)Scheduled date for start of award procedures
II.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
II.8)Additional information:

The purpose of this PIN is to encourage any organisations interested in commissioning and providing commissioning support services to engage with NHS England. NHS England would like to present its ideas in relation to commissioning support services and listen to feedback from commissioners and providers.
The first opportunity to do this will be via the Commissioning Show. NHS England will be attending the Commissioning Show on 12 and 13.6.2013, 13:00–14:00 at Excel, 1 Western Gateway, Royal Victoria Dock, London E16 1XL. Please note interested parties should register for the Commissioning Show separately via commissioningshow.co.uk. There will be further engagement in June and July, details of which will be provided via the NHS England website, www.england.nhs.uk, in due course.

This engagement may inform the strategy for future procurement activity for framework agreements/contracts. Any potential Framework Agreement may be split into Lots, to be determined.
Any future procurement activity arising out of the above event will be the subject of a separate contract notice and the Contracting Authority running such procurement activity may change.
NHS England is not liable for any costs incurred by those expressing an interest in or attending this event or by those tendering for any future contract opportunity.

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Information about reserved contracts

The contract is restricted to sheltered workshops,
The execution of the contract is restricted to the framework of sheltered employment programmes

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about European Union funds

The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
VI.2)Additional information:
VI.3)Information on general regulatory framework
VI.4)Date of dispatch of this notice:

16.5.2013
Requirement: Procurement Services for NHS England