Resuscitation Training Birmingham

Resuscitation Training Birmingham

Birmingham Commuinity Healthcare NHS Trust is outsourcing its resuscitation service to seek a provider to deliver all levels of resuscitation training as stated below, including 32 (thirty two) management support days plus advice and audit compliance.

UK-Birmingham: health and first-aid training services

2012/S 47-077459

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS Trust
RYW
3 Priestley Wharf, Holt Street, Aston Science Park
Contact point(s): Elizabeth Blake
B7 4BN Birmingham
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: ssatendering@bpcssa.nhs.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://www.bhamcommunity.nhs.uk

Further information can be obtained from: Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS Trust
RYW
3 Priestley Wharf, Holt Street, Aston Science Park
Contact point(s): Deputy Head – Procurement
For the attention of: Elizabeth Blake
B7 4BN Birmingham
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: ssatendering@bpcssa.nhs.uk
Internet address: http://bhamcommunity.nhs.uk

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: Birmingham Primary Care Shared Services Agency
Waterlinks House, 3rd floor, Richard Street, Nechells
Contact point(s): Deputy Head of Procurement
For the attention of: Elizabeth Blake
B7 4AA Birmingham
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: ssatendering@bpcssa.nhs.uk
Internet address: http://nww.pctnet2.wmids.nhs.uk/bpcssa/

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: Birmingham Primary Care Shared Services Agency
Waterlinks House, 3rd floor, Richard Street, Nechells
Contact point(s): Deputy Head of Procurement
For the attention of: Elizabeth Blake
B7 4AA Birmingham
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: ssatendering@bpcssa.nhs.uk
Internet address: http://nww.pctnet2.wmids.nhs.uk/bpcssa/

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Other: National Health Service – Regional Trust
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: no

Section II: Object of the contract

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

Voluntary notice for the provision of a resuscitation service to Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS Trust.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Services
Service category No 24: Education and vocational education services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Birmingham the wider Birmingham area and Sandwell, Dudley and Walsall.
NUTS code UKG31

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)

Birmingham Commuinity Healthcare NHS Trust is outsourcing its resuscitation service to seek a provider to deliver all levels of resuscitation training as stated below, including 32 (thirty two) management support days plus advice and audit compliance.
The training areas to be covered by the service are:
Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR).
Automated External Defibrillator (AED).
Enhanced Life Support (ELS).
Immeduate Life Support (ILS).
Paediatric Life Support (PCPR).
The number of staff to be trained per annum covering all the above areas will be approximately 5 000 staff involving an estimated 16 000 training hours with training to be undertaken at various locations within Birmingham, the wider Birmingham area, Sandwell, Dudley and Walsall.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

80560000

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: yes
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

Birmingham Commuinity Healthcare NHS Trust is outsourcing its resuscitation service to seek a provider to deliver all levels of resuscitation training as stated below. The service is to include 32 days (thirty two) management support days and plus advice and audit compliance.
The aras of training to be covered by the service are:
Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR).
Automated External Defibrillator (AED).
Enhanced Life Support (ELS).
Immeduate Life Support (ILS).
Paediatric Life Support (PCPR).
The number of staff to be trained per annum covering all the above areas will be approximately 5 000 staff involving an estimated 16 000 training hours with training to be undertaken at various locations within Birmingham, the wider Birmingham area, Sandwell, Dudley and Walsall.
II.2.2)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of these options: The contract will be for an initial fixed period of 3 years with an option to extend for 2 further years of up to twelve months for each period, subject to satisfactory performance.
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 1.10.2012. Completion 30.9.2015

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:

Performance bonds or other guarantees may be required depending on the financial status of the company.
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:

If a consortium, one member will be required to accept prime contractor responsibility for the other member (s). A Consortium maybe required to form a legal entity withe the appropriate parent company guarantees as a condition of the contract. All sub-contractors will be the responsibility of the legal entity awarded the contract.
III.1.4)Other particular conditions

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: yes
Description of particular conditions: The successful service provider will employ sufficient qualified and experienced trainers to fulfil all levels of Resuscitation training. A proven track record in providing resuscitation training at the following levels is essential: Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Automated External Defibrillator (CPR & AED) Enhanced Life Support (ELS), Immediate Life Support (ILS) Paediatric Life Support (PCPR).
The service will be monitored as per the key performance indictors stated within the specification.
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: Informtion regarding the personnel situation of the contractor, supplier or service provider and information and formalities necessary for the evaluation of the minimum economic, financial and technical capacity will be required. Suppliers should register their interest by emailing ssatendering@bpcssa.nhs.uk by the date confirmed within this advert. Following receipt pre-qualification questionnaires will be sent to all organisations that have expressed an interest by the prescribed deadline. The information required in order to pre-qualify applicants is set out in the pre qualification questionnaire. In view of the nature of the performance obligations that are likely to be required from contractors / applicants, it will be necessary to demonstrate that they are of requiste ability and technical capability in order to pre-qualify. Bidders should demonstrate that the organisation, its directors or any other person who has powers of representation, decision or control is not guilty of an offence listed in Regulation 23(1) of the Public Contracts Regulations.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Suppliers must be in a financial sound position to participate in Procurement activity as set out in Regulation 24 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2006 (SI 2006 No 5).
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: Pre – qualification questionnaire will apply.
III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
Suppliers will need to demonstrate technical and professional ability and must posses a successful track record of providing the same or similar services to those listed above as set out in Regulation 25 of the Public Contracts Regulation 2006 (SI 2006 No 5).
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
Pre – qualification questionnaire will apply.
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

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

Envisaged number of operators: 5
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: Please refer to the pre qualification questionnaire.
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:

BCHC 0021
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

no
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

25.3.2012 – 23:59
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 tenders

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

This is a voluntary notice for the provision of a resuscitation service.
Pre qualification questionnaires will be issued to all organisations that express an interest after the deadline of March 25th 2012 at (23:59) hours.

With regard to the contact name within this advert, due to the NHS re-organisation it may mean that the contact name stated for this tender may alter in the near future. If it does differ then this will be confirmed in the pre qualification questionnaire.

VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

Birmingham Community Healthacre NHS Trust
3 Priestly Wharf, Holt Street, Aston Science Park
B7 4BN Birmingham
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: ssatendering@bpcssa.nhs.uk
Internet address: http://bhamcommunity.nhs.uk

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: Birmingham Commnunity Healthcare NHS trust (BCHC) will incorporate a minimum 10 (ten) calendar day standstil period at the point information regarding the contract award is communicated to the tenderers. This period allows unsuccessful tenderers to seek further de-briefing from BCHC before the contract is entered into. Such additional information should be requested from the address in Section VI 4.1 of this notice. If an appeal regarding the award of the contract has not been successfully resolved the UK Public Contract Regulations 2206 (SI 2206 No 5) provide for aggrievated parties who have been harmed or are at risk of harm by a breach of the rules to take action in the High Court (England Wales and Northern Ireland). Any such action must be brought promptly (generally within 3 months). If successful the court may prder the contract ineffective / set aside the contract / award damages.
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:5.3.2012