Provision of Tier 2 Adult Weight Management In-Person Support Groups

Provision of Tier 2 Adult Weight Management In-Person Support Groups

Dorset County Council as host authority for the provision of Public Health functions in Dorset, is seeking tenders from external providers to deliver to individual Service Users a 12 week weight loss management support programme.

United Kingdom-Dorchester: Health and social work services

2014/S 020-031363

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Dorset County Council
Dorset Procurement, County Hall
DT1 1XJ Dorchester
UNITED KINGDOM

Further information can be obtained from: http://www.supplyingthesouthwest.org.uk
All documentation relating this process is hosted on the following procurement portal:- http://www.supplyingthesouthwest.org.uk. New users will be required to register into the system and clear instructions are given and contact point available within the portal to provide supplier help. By registering against the CPV categories on this opportunity you will be able to see this and other opportunities against those CPV codes.

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: http://www.supplyingthesouthwest.org.uk
All documentation relating this process is hosted on the following procurement portal:- http://www.supplyingthesouthwest.org.uk. New users will be required to register into the system and clear instructions are given and contact point available within the portal to provide supplier help. By registering against the CPV categories on this opportunity you will be able to see this and other opportunities against those CPV codes.

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: http://www.supplyingthesouthwest.org.uk
All documentation relating this process is hosted on the following procurement portal:- http://www.supplyingthesouthwest.org.uk. New users will be required to register into the system and clear instructions are given and contact point available within the portal to provide supplier help. By registering against the CPV categories on this opportunity you will be able to see this and other opportunities against those CPV codes.

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: yes

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:

Provision of Tier 2 Adult Weight Management In-Person Support Groups.
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
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Various locations in the County of Dorset.
NUTS code UKK22

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)

Dorset County Council as host authority for the provision of Public Health functions in Dorset, is seeking tenders from external providers to deliver to individual Service Users a 12 week weight loss management support programme that incorporates the following approaches, as detailed in the contract specification: Healthy eating/weight loss; Behavioural change; Target and Support; Physical activity.
The programme is required to be delivered across various areas within the County of Dorset which includes all of the local authority areas of Dorset, Bournemouth and Poole.
The Contract shall be for a period of 2 years commencing 1.5.2014.
The value of activity is estimated at 203,700 GBP per annum.
The wider service consists of two parts; the Service User referral process from health professional to the Healthy Choices referral hub and the opportunity for an eligible Service User to access weight management support over a 12 week period.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85000000

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

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
II.1.8)Lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
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:

Estimated value excluding VAT: 203 700 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.3)Information about renewals
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Starting 1.5.2014. Completion 30.4.2016

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
III.1.4)Other particular conditions
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
III.2.3)Technical capacity
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

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
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:

SWCE-9FJKGF
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

12.3.2014 – 14:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
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
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
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:

24.1.2014