STOP Smoking Service Stoke-on-Trent

STOP Smoking Service Stoke-on-Trent

The aim of stop smoking services is to reduce the number of people who smoke by providing evidence-based treatment and behavioural support to smokers making quit attempts.
The delivery for the service will reduce levels of smoking-related illness, disability, premature death, and health inequality.

UK-Stoke-on-Trent: community health services

2012/S 213-352555

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Stoke-on-Trent City Council
Corporate Procurement, PO Box 1709
ST4 1HH Stoke-on-Trent
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1782232724
E-mail: denise.stockton@stoke.gov.uk

Further information can be obtained from: This tender is being carried out electronically through our eTendering portal BravoSolution accessed via https://wmcoe.bravosolution.co.uk
This tender is being carried out electronically through our eTendering portal BravoSolution accessed via https://wmcoe.bravosolution.co.uk
Stoke-on-Trent
UNITED KINGDOM

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: This tender is being carried out electronically through our eTendering portal BravoSolution accessed via https://wmcoe.bravosolution.co.uk
This tender is being carried out electronically through our eTendering portal BravoSolution accessed via https://wmcoe.bravosolution.co.uk
Stoke-on-Trent
UNITED KINGDOM

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: This tender is being carried out electronically through our eTendering portal BravoSolution accessed via https://wmcoe.bravosolution.co.uk
This tender is being carried out electronically through our eTendering portal BravoSolution accessed via https://wmcoe.bravosolution.co.uk
Stoke-on-Trent
UNITED KINGDOM

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority
I.3)Main activity

General public services
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:

STOP Smoking Service.
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
NUTS code UKG23

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)

Community health services. The aim of stop smoking services is to reduce the number of people who smoke by providing evidence-based treatment and behavioural support to smokers making quit attempts.
The delivery for the service will reduce levels of smoking-related illness, disability, premature death, and health inequality.
Services will be delivered in-line with the most recent best practice recommendations for stop smoking services issued by the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) and the Department of Health (DH).
The service will support people to successfully quit smoking for 12 weeks. Payment will be made at 4 weeks and 12 weeks for those clients who have successfully quit within the required criteria. Pregnant clients will be supported to quit at 4 weeks and then either to quit at delivery orto quit at 12 weeks whichever is the furthest away.
Providers will need to demonstrate in their bid that they can deliver a high quality stop smoking service that meets the requirements of the specification.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85323000

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

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no
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:
II.2.2)Information about options
II.2.3)Information about renewals
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Starting 1.4.2013. Completion 31.3.2018

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

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: The Authority will apply all the offences listed in Article 45(1) of Directive 2004/18/EC (implemented as Regulation 23(1) of the Public Contract Regulations (PCR) 2006 in the UK) and all of the professional misconducts listed at Article 45(2) of Directive 2004/18/EC (see also Regulation 23(2) in the PCR 2006) to the decision of whether a Candidate is eligible to be invited to tender.
A full list of the Regulation 23(1) and 23(2) criteria are at http://www.delta-esourcing.com/delta/project/reasonsForExclusion.html#pcr.

Candidates will be required to answer these questions as part of the qualification process. For candidates who are registered overseas, you will need to declare if you have any offences/misconduct under your own countries laws, where these laws are equivalent to the Regulation 23 lists.
Candidates who have been convicted of any of the offences under Article 45(1) are ineligible and will not be selected to bid, unless there are overriding requirements in the general interest for doing so.
Candidates who are guilty of any of the offences, circumstances or misconduct under Article 45(2) may be excluded from being selected to bid at the discretion of the Authority.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: (a) appropriate statements from banks or, where appropriate, evidence of relevant professional risk indemnity insurance;
(b) the presentation of balance-sheets or extracts from the balance-sheets, where publication of the balance-sheet is required under the law of the country in which the economic operator is established;
(c) a statement of the undertaking’s overall turnover and, where appropriate, of turnover in the area covered by the contract for a maximum of the last three financial years available, depending on the date on which the undertaking was set up or the economic operator started trading, as far as the information on these turnovers is available.
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:
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
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

10.12.2012 – 12:00
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

Duration in months: 12 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening tenders

Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: yes
Additional information about authorised persons and opening procedure: Officers of Stoke-on-Trent City Council.

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

The closing date for completed tender submissions is Monday 10.12.2012 at 12:00 noon.
The contracting authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SMEs). However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement, and the contract will be awarded on the basis of the most economically advantageous tender.
This tender is being conducted electronically (free of charge) on the BravoSolution e-tendering system.
Instructions are as follows:
1. Browse the WMCoE eSourcing Portal: https://wmcoe.bravosolution.co.uk

2. Click the “Click here to register” link.
3. Accept the terms and conditions and click “continue”.
4. Enter your correct business and user details.
5. Note the username you chose and click “save” when complete.
6. You will receive an email with your unique password (keep this secure).
7. Login to the portal with the username/password.
8. Click the “ITTs open to all suppliers” link. (These are ITTs open to any registered supplier).
9. Click on the relevant ITT to access the content.
10. Click the “Express Interest” button in the “Actions” on the left-hand side of the page.
This will move the ITT over to the “My ITTs” page. (This is a secure area reserved for your projects only).
11. Click on the ITT code, you can now access any attachments by clicking the “Settings and Buyer Attachments” in the “Actions” box on the left-hand side of the page.
12. You can now choose to “Reply” or “Reject”.
13. Note the deadline for completion, then follow the onscreen instructions to complete the ITT
If you require any further assistance the BravoSolution help desk is available Mon-Fri – 8am-6pm on email: help@bravosolution.co.uk.

Telephone no: +44 8003684850 / Fax no: +44 2070800480.
Project reference number on BravoSolution eTendering portal is 18370.
ITT reference number on BravoSolution eTendering portal is 29548 GO Reference: GO-20121030-PRO-4352753.

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

Stoke-on-Trent City Council
Corporate Procurement, PO Box 1709
ST4 1HH Stoke-on-Trent
UNITED KINGDOM

Body responsible for mediation procedures

Stoke-on-Trent City Council
Corporate Procurement, PO Box 1709
ST4 1HH Stoke-on-Trent
UNITED KINGDOM

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

Stoke-on-Trent City Council
Corporate Procurement PO Box 1709
ST4 1HH Stoke-on-Trent
UNITED KINGDOM

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:30.10.2012