Sefton Council Healthy Child Programme

Sefton Council Healthy Child Programme

Improving health and well-being outcomes for children and young people.

United Kingdom-Bootle: Health and social work services

2016/S 119-211517

Contract notice


Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Sefton Council
7th Floor, Merton House, Stanley Road
L20 3UU
United Kingdom
Contact person: Mrs Jane Taylor
Telephone: +44 1519344282
NUTS code: UKD53

Internet address(es):Main address:

I.2)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 following address:
Sefton Council
7th Floor, Merton House, Stanley Road
L20 3UU
United Kingdom
Contact person: Mrs Jane Taylor
Telephone: +44 1519344282
NUTS code: UKD53

Internet address(es):Main address:

Electronic communication requires the use of tools and devices that are not generally available. Unrestricted and full direct access to these tools and devices is possible, free of charge, at:

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority

I.5)Main activity

General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement


Tender for the Provision of a 0-19 Healthy Child Programme.

Reference number: DN168300

II.1.2)Main CPV code


II.1.3)Type of contract


II.1.4)Short description:

The Integrated Public Health Nursing Service will provide leadership, coordination and delivery of the 0-19 Healthy Child Programme (0-19 HCP) in Sefton. An essential part of the children’s services ‘system’, it will make a major contribution to our Children and Young People’s Plan ambitions by:

— Improving health and well-being outcomes for children and young people;

— Identifying additional needs early;

— Building resilience; and

— Reducing health inequalities by providing effective universal and targeted interventions for children and their parents.

The 0-19 HCP will be delivered to residents living in Sefton. All families with a child aged 0-5 years and all pregnant women currently resident in the local authority area must be pro-actively offered the HCP.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

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: UKD53

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Extensive review, engagement, consultation and market testing has been undertaken and influenced the specification for this new 0-19 Healthy Child Programme which will not be a like for like replacement of the model for school nursing, health visiting and family nurse practitioners currently delivered by Liverpool Community Health Trust and due to expire on 31.3.2017.

The procurement falls in to the light touch regime category of the public contract regulations and Cabinet have authorised for the Director of Public Health to conduct an Open Procedure tender exercise to put the contract in place to run for a period of 3 years, with the option to extend for up to a further 2 years.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Quality / Weighting: 50
Quality criterion – Name: Interview / Weighting: 20
Price – Weighting: 30

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 28 926 705.00 GBP

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

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

60 months from the award of the contract.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of options:

2 x 12 month options.

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
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
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
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: 29/07/2016
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:


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

Duration in months: 4 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 29/07/2016
Local time: 12:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published:

Either 36, 48 or 60 months dependant on Extension options taken.

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Sefton Council Corporate Legal Department
Ground Floor, Magdalen House, Trinity Road
L20 3NJ
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:



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