Professional Support Services Tender – Health Education and Improvement Wales

Professional Support Services Tender – Health Education and Improvement Wales

Health education and Improvement Wales oversees the provision of continuing professional development for general medical, dental practitioners and dental care professionals, optometrists and pharmacists across Wales.

United Kingdom-Cardiff: Human resources management consultancy services

2019/S 246-606289

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: NHS Wales Shared Services Partnership
Postal address: 4-5 Charnwood Court, Heol Billingsley, Parc Nantgarw
Town: Cardiff
NUTS code: UK
Postal code: CF15 7QZ
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: sarah.muir@wales.nhs.uk
Telephone: +44 1443848585

I.2)Information about joint procurement

The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk/web/login.shtml
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk/web/login.shtml

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.5)Main activity

Health

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Professional Support Services

Reference number: HEIW-OJEU-77398

II.1.2)Main CPV code

79414000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

Health education and Improvement Wales oversees the provision of continuing professional development for general medical, dental practitioners and dental care professionals, optometrists and pharmacists across Wales.

HEIW’s goal is to deliver excellence in postgraduate medical and dental education for Wales by ensuring that all training grade medical professionals and qualified medical professionals in Wales have access to high quality postgraduate facilities and educational support so that they can achieve their potential in service provision to the NHS in Wales. HEIW’s primary responsibility is Training which is delivered by NHS consultants and general practitioners (educational supervisors) across Wales.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKL

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

HEIW’s professional support unit (PSU), provide support for all doctors and dentists in training, guidance and information regarding support to all parties involved in postgraduate medical and dental training. This involves meeting with the trainee in a confidential and supportive setting to discuss their concerns and developing a plan of action jointly with the trainee. In more complex circumstances, the PSU will signpost the trainee to a range of specialised support services that aim to improve the trainee’s well-being and performance. The range of highly specialised support services will include but not be limited to:

— physical health,

— mental health,

— professional skills.

(Such as; assertiveness/confidence, decision making/problem solving, communication/language skills, leadership/team working, time management/personal organisation, examination issues/study skills).

Currently these services are only provided to trainee doctors and dentists, however the PSU within HEIW is looking to extend the scope of these services to cover other areas including, but not limited to:

— international medical graduates (IMG’s),

— non training grade doctors,

— pharmacy trainees,

— optometry trainees.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value

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

Start: 01/04/2020
End: 31/03/2021
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The option to extend for a further 12 months if required.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: yes

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)Description

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Open procedure
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: no
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: 20/01/2020
Local time: 12:00
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:

English

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

Tender must be valid until: 30/03/2020

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 20/01/2020
Local time: 12:30

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

Electronic ordering will be used
Electronic invoicing will be accepted
Electronic payment will be used

VI.3)Additional information:

Note: the authority is using eTenderwales to carry out this procurement process. To obtain further information record your interest on Sell2Wales at https://www.sell2wales.gov.wales/search/search_switch.aspx?ID=97005

(WA Ref:97005)

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Official name: NHS Wales Shared Services Partnership
Postal address: 4-5 Charnwood Court, Heol Billingsley, Parc Nantgarw
Town: Cardiff
Postal code: CF15 7QZ
Country: United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1443848585Internet address: http://www.procurement.wales.nhs.uk
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:

18/12/2019