Substance Misuse Services NHS Northamptonshire

Substance Misuse Services NHS Northamptonshire

NHS Northamptonshire (NHSN), is inviting suitably qualified and experienced healthcare providers to submit prequalification documents, and if invited, tenders to deliver the provision of integrated, recovery focused substance misuse services for the prison populations within Northamptonshire.

UK-Northampton: health and social work services

2012/S 185-304302

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

NHS Northamptonshire
Francis Crick House, Moulton Park
For the attention of: Chris Horrocks
NN3 6BF Northampton
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 7771981515
E-mail: chris.horrocks@northants.nhs.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)

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law
I.3)Main activity

Health
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:

NHS Northamptonshire – HMP Onley & HMP Rye Hill – Substance Misuse Services.
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
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: HMP Onley and HMP Rye Hill.
NUTS code UKG13

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)

Provision of Substance Misuse Services in a Prison Environment.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85000000

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

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
II.1.8)Lots
II.1.9)Information about variants
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

NHS Northamptonshire (NHSN), is inviting suitably qualified and experienced healthcare providers to submit prequalification documents, and if invited, tenders to deliver the provision of integrated, recovery focused substance misuse services for the prison populations within Northamptonshire.
The requirement is.
Lot 1 – HMP Onley, Clinical and psychosocial and HMP Rye Hill, clinical.
The contract period is for 3 years.
Providers are advised that there will be a bidder event on 17.10.2012 at 2pm at NHS Northamptonshire, Francis Crick House, Summerhouse Road, Moulton Park, Northampton, NN3 6BJ. If you wish to attend the bidder event please contact Chris Horrocks at NHS Northamptonshire, chris.horrocks@northants.nhs.uk.

To express your interest in participating in the PQQ stage and to access the documentation, please register your organisation on the Bravo website: www.emprocurenhs.bravosolution.co.uk after the 26.9.2012. PQQ reference is pqq_28914.

It is envisaged that NHS Northamptonshire may require this contract to be assigned or transferred to any successor of NHS Northamptonshire, which shall include Clinical Commissioning Groups or any other commissioning board or body taking on the NHS Northamptonshire’s functions, pursuant to a direction of the Secretary of State for Health or otherwise. The contract will be binding on successors and assigns of NHS Northamptonshire.

II.2.2)Information about options
II.2.3)Information about renewals
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Duration in months: 36 (from the award of the contract)

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:

Parent company or other guarantees, bonds, deposits, insurance or other forms of security may be requiredincertain circumstances.
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:

The Contracting Authority reserves the right to require groupings of contractors to take a particularlegalformorto require one party to undertake primary legal liability or to require that each party undertakesjoint and several liability.
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: Suppliers Instructions How to Express Interest in this Tender~: 1. Register your company on the eSourcing portal (this is only required once) – Browse to the eSourcing Portal: https://emprocurenhs.bravosolution.co.uk and click the link to register – Accept the terms and conditions and click ‘continue’ – Enter your correct business and user details – Note the username you chose and click ‘Save’ when complete – You will shortly receive an email with your unique password (please keep this secure) 2. Express an Interest in the tender – Login to the portal with the username/password – Click the ‘PQQs / ITTs Open To All Suppliers’ link. (These are Pre-Qualification Questionnaires or Invitations to Tender open to any registered supplier) – Click on the relevant PQQ/ ITT to access the content. – Click the ‘Express Interest’ button at the top of the page. – This will move the PQQ /ITT into your ‘My PQQs/ My ITTs’ page. (This is a secure area reserved for your projects only) -You can now access any attachments by clicking ‘Buyer Attachments’ in the ‘PQQ/ ITT Details’ box 3. Responding to the tender – Click ‘My Response’ under ‘PQQ/ ITT Details’, you can choose to ‘Create Response’ or to ‘Decline to Respond’ (please give a reason if declining) – You can now use the ‘Messages’ function to communicate with the buyer and seek any clarification – Note the deadline for completion, then follow the onscreen instructions to complete the PQQ/ ITT – There may be a mixture of online & offline actions for you to perform (there is detailed online help available) You must then submit your reply using the ‘Submit Response’ button at the top of the page. If you require any further assistance please consult the online help, or contact the eTendering help desk.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
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

Restricted
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate

Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: See Memorandum of Information.
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:

NHSN-SUB-CH18
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

no
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

24.10.2012 – 17:00
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
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
VI.3)Additional information

The services to which this notice relates fall within Part B of Schedule 3, Part 10 of the Public ServicesContracts Regulations 2006 (as amended) (the Regulations). Neither the publication of this notice nor theemployment of any particular terminology nor any other indication shall be taken to mean that the contractingauthority(ies) intend to hold themselves bound by any of the Regulations save those applicable to Part Bservices.
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:20.9.2012