Sexual health treatment and prevention service Birmingham
Applicants are invited by Birmingham City Council for the provision of a re-shaped sexual health service to be a whole-system approach in line with the Birmingham City Council Strategic Commission Group vision for the Birmingham Sexual Health Model of Care and Outcomes.
United Kingdom-Birmingham: Health services
Section I: Contracting authority
Birmingham City Council
Corpoarte Procurement Services, PO Box 10680
Contact point(s): email@example.com
B4 7WB Birmingham
Telephone: +44 1213030349
Fax: +44 1213037322
General address of the contracting authority: www.birmingham.gov.uk
Address of the buyer profile: www.birmingham.gov.uk
Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)
Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)
Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: The above mentioned contact point(s)
The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: yes
Solihull Metropolitan Borough
Section II: Object of the contract
Service category No 25: Health and social services
NUTS code UKG32,UKG31
Applicants are invited by Birmingham City Council for the provision of a re-shaped sexual health service to be a whole-system approach in line with the Birmingham City Council Strategic Commission Group vision for the Birmingham Sexual Health Model of Care and Outcomes focusing on the following key areas:-
Reducing under 18 conceptions
Increasing Chlamydia diagnosis in the 15-24 age group
Reducing late diagnosis of HIV.
Improved support for people vulnerable to and victim of sexual coercion, violence and exploitation
Better access to services for high risk communities
Prompt access for earlier diagnosis and treatment.
Increased use of effective good quality contraception
Reduced number of people repeatedly treated for STIs.
Reduced number of initial and repeat abortions
Reduced transmission of HIV, STIs and blood borne viruses
As part of this tender process and subsequent contract Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council are seeking provision of joined up Integrated GUM and community RSH services which are key to a whole system approach to sexual health for Solihull.
It should go without saying that both Birmingham and Solihull are multi-cultural and that the service provider(s) must demonstrate cultural competence and ensure that services are available to all communities and that an equality of outcome should be provided.
Key documents informing this process are available at: www.birmingham.gov.uk/sexualhealthcommissioning
The annual value is in the region of 18.5m GBP for Birmingham and 1.8m GBP for Solihull but will be dependent on public sector finance constraints. The contract will for a period of five years with an option to extend for a further two years.
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
No special legal form is required but in the case of group bidders the authority requires that a prime service provider assumes primary liability for the group and that each organisation in the group accepts joint and several liability.
Description of particular conditions: When executing the contract in the UK the successful tenderer will be required to comply with the recommendations of the code of practice for the elimination of Racial Discrimination and the promotion of Equality of Opportunity in Employment published by the Commission for Racial Equality. The successful tenderer will be required to participate actively in the service related economic, social and environmental regeneration of the locality of and surrounding the place of delivery for the procurement. Accordingly, tender evaluation and contract performance conditions may relate in particular to social, economic and environmental considerations.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: As set out in the Tender Documentation.
As set out in the Tender Documentation.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
As set out in the Tender Documentation.
Section IV: Procedure
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: as given in the PQQ.
Prior information notice
Notice number in the OJEU: 2013/S 225-391849 of 20.11.2013
Payable documents: no
Section VI: Complementary information
Estimated timing for further notices to be published:
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:14.3.2014