Substance Misuse Service for Adults South Tyneside

Substance Misuse Service for Adults South Tyneside

Including alcohol, novel psychoactive substances (NPS), illicit drugs and misused prescription medication.

United Kingdom-South Shields: Health services

2017/S 021-035812

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, South Shields, Tyne and Wear
South Shields
NE33 2RL
United Kingdom
Contact person: Karen dixon
Telephone: +44 7585966533
NUTS code: UKC22
Internet address(es):Main 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 to the abovementioned 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


Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement


Integrated Substance Misuse Service for Adults.

Reference number: DN234802

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:

— Stabilisation and assessment,

— Recovery and re-integration,

— Harm reduction,

— Psychosocial interventions,

— Structured day care,

— Substitute prescribing including related drug and prescribing costs,

— Supervised Consumption,

— GPs Shared Care,

— Residential and Community Detoxification,

— Residential rehab pathways,

— Complex needs,

— Non user support pathways,

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

— Hospital based alcohol services,

— Brief interventions and advice.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 16 366 000.00 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: UKC22
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:

The procurement will be undertaken under Chapter 3 of the 2015 Public Contracts Regulations (Light Touch Regime), under an Open procurement procedure. In order to achieve a fully integrated service model, the Council is seeking to award the contract to one organisation or consortium. The initial contract will be for 4 years, with the option to extend by a period or periods of up to 36 months.

The Council has submitted a bid to the Life Chances Fund for funding to provide an innovative network of support and treatment for the most chaotic and vulnerable substance misusers in the Borough. It was unknown at the time of tender whether this bid had been successful. If the Council is successful in securing additional funding, the Council reserves the right, if appropriate to do so, to incorporate this additional service within this contract The Contract Price would be adjusted accordingly.

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 16 366 000.00 EUR

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

Start: 01/10/2017
End: 30/09/2024

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:

Organisations will be required to PASS the selection stage of the Open process in order to proceed to the Award stage. 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 2 338 000 GBP and bids received in excess of this sum will be rejected as non compliant.

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:
IV.1.11)Main features of the award procedure:
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: 08/03/2017
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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