South Tyneside Council Substance Misuse Contract 2017

South Tyneside Council Substance Misuse Contract 2017

South Tyneside Council is looking to recommission services to address the misuse of substances including alcohol, novel psychoactive substances, illicit drugs and misused prescription medication. 

United Kingdom-South Shields: Health services

2017/S 135-277450

Social and other specific services – public contracts

Contract notice


Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

South Tyneside Council
Town Hall, Westoe Road, Tyne and Wear
South Shields
NE33 2RL
United Kingdom
Contact person: Karen Dixon
Telephone: +44 7585966533
NUTS code: UKC22Internet address(es):Main address:

Address of the buyer profile:

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:

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority

I.5)Main activity


Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement


Integrated Substance Misuse Service for Adults.

Reference number: DN280605

II.1.2)Main CPV code


II.1.3)Type of contract


II.1.4)Short description:

South Tyneside Council is looking to recommission services to address the misuse of substances including alcohol, novel psychoactive substances (NPS), illicit drugs and misused prescription medication. A summary of the services to be delivered under this contract include, but are not limited to:

— Stabilization and assessment;

— Recovery and re-integration;

— Harm reduction;

— Psycho-social interventions;

— Structured day care;

— Substitute prescribing including related drug and prescribing costs;

— Supervised Consumption;

— GP Shared Care;

— Residential and Community Detoxification;

— Residential rehab;

— Complex needs;

— Family and carer support pathways;

— Criminal Justice based interventions to reduce offending and re-offending;

— Hospital based alcohol liaison services;

— Brief interventions and advice.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 16 541 000.00 GBP

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: UKC
Main site or place of performance:

The service will be delivered to service users residing in the borough of South Tyneside.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

This procurement is undertaken under Chapter 3 of Part 2 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (also known as the ‘light touch’ regime). The process adopted uses the primary methodology of an open tender but the Council reserves the right to make such adjustments as are required to facilitate the process. The Council will ensure that the tender process is, and will remain, fair and transparent. The initial contract will be for 4 years, with the option to extend by a period or periods of up to 3 years. The estimated value is based on a 7 year contract.

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 16 541 000.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract or the framework agreement

Start: 02/04/2018
End: 31/03/2025

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.1.4)Objective rules and criteria for participation

List and brief description of rules and criteria:

The Selection Stage assessment will be made against responses to the Selection Questionnaire (SQ). Organisations will be required to PASS the Selection Stage in order to proceed to the Award Stage evaluation. If Tenders do not pass the Selection Questionnaire (SQ) / Selection Stage the remainder of the Tender will not be considered. Details of how each of the sections within the Selection Questionnaire (SQ) will be evaluated are outlined in the tender documentation.

III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract

III.2.1)Information about a particular profession

Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession
Reference to the relevant law, regulation or administrative provision:

Organisations will be required to commit to registering with the Care Quality Commission (CQC) in respect of each Regulated Activity delivered under this contract as listed in Schedule 1 of the Health and Social Care Act 2008 (Regulated Activities) Regulations 2014 if they are successful in winning the contract and prior to delivery of the Regulated Activity.

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)Form of procedure

Open procedure
IV.1.3)Information about framework agreement

IV.1.10)Identification of the national rules applicable to the procedure:

Information about national procedures is available at:

IV.1.11)Main features of the award procedure:

The Award Stage will be evaluated in 2 parts. Part 1 will be initially assessed and Organisations must PASS Part 1 to progress to Part 2. Part 2 of the Award Stage will be evaluated based on responses to the Quality questions and Price, 90/10 respectively. The Price for year 1 has been capped at 2 363 000 GBP and bids received in excess of this sum will be rejected as non compliant.

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 / Time limit for receipt of expressions of interest

Date: 23/08/2017
Local time: 12:00

IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:


Section VI: Complementary information

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:
VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
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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