Tender for Computerised Cognitive Behaviour Therapy Software

Tender for Computerised Cognitive Behaviour Therapy Software

NHS NSS wishes on behalf of NHS Scotland to purchase Computerised Cognitive Behaviour Therapy and the support and maintenance of the software.

United Kingdom-Edinburgh: IT services: consulting, software development, Internet and support

2020/S 215-528583

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: The Common Services Agency (more commonly known as NHS National Services Scotland) (‘NSS’)
National registration number: NP604820
Postal address: Gyle Square (NSS Head Office), 1 South Gyle Crescent
Town: Edinburgh
NUTS code: UKM SCOTLAND
Postal code: EH12 9EB
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Jim Binnie
E-mail: jim.binnie@nhs.scot
Internet address(es):
Main address: http://www.nhsscotlandprocurement.scot.nhs.uk/
Address of the buyer profile: https://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA11883

I.2)Information about joint procurement

The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.5)Main activity

Health

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Computerised Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CCBT) Software

 

Reference number: NP604820

II.1.2)Main CPV code

72000000 IT services: consulting, software development, Internet and support

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

 

NHS NSS wishes on behalf of NHS Scotland to purchase Computerised Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (cCBT) and the support and maintenance of the software. The contract will be for an initial period of 12 months in a test of change activity called Phase 1 (maximum budget of GBP 80 000 for each lot). There will be the option of a Phase 2 Roll out if there is both Clinical acceptance of the findings of Phase 1 and approval of a funding request for this future optional Roll out phase. Phase two if approved will last for two years.

There are two lots in relation to this Notice. Lot 1 General Anxiety Disorder (GAD) software and Lot 2 Insomnia software.

 

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 1 300 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for all lots
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Insomnia Software

 

Lot No: 2

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

48000000 Software package and information systems

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKM SCOTLAND
Main site or place of performance:

Scotland.

 

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

 

Poor sleep and insomnia have a significant negative impact on mental and physical health. Improving the sleep quality of a population has the potential to deliver clinical, financial and workforce benefits across the entire health system in both the short and longer terms.

NHS National Services Scotland on behalf of NHS Scotland requires a supplier to provide Insomnia Software and related services.

The contract will be for an initial period of 12 months in a test of change activity called Phase 1. There will be the option of a Phase 2 Roll out only if there is both clinical acceptance of the findings of Phase 1 and approval of a funding request for this future optional Roll out phase. The maximum budget for the test of change activity is GBP 80 000.

 

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 680 000.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The contract will be for an initial period of 12 months in a test of change activity called Phase 1. There will be the option of a Phase 2 Roll out only if there is both clinical acceptance of the findings of Phase 1 and approval of a funding request for this future optional Roll out phase. The maximum budget for the test of change activity is GBP 80 000.

 

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of options:

The contract will be for an initial period of 12 months in a test of change activity called Phase 1. There will be the option of a Phase 2 Roll out only if there is both clinical acceptance of the findings of Phase 1 and approval of a funding request for this future optional Roll out phase. The maximum budget for the test of change activity is GBP 80 000.

 

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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

General Anxiety Disorder (GAD) Software

 

Lot No: 1

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

48000000 Software package and information systems

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKM SCOTLAND
Main site or place of performance:

Scotland.

 

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

 

Generalised anxiety disorder (GAD) is one of the most common mental health conditions, with the WHO stating that anxiety disorders are the 6th leading contributor to global disability of any health condition, physical or mental.

NHS National Services Scotland on behalf of NHS Scotland requires a supplier to provide GAD Software and related services.

The contract will be for an initial period of 12 months in a test of change activity called Phase 1. There will be the option of a Phase 2 Roll out only if there is both clinical acceptance of the findings of Phase 1 and approval of a funding request for this future optional Roll out phase. The maximum budget for the test of change activity is GBP 80 000.

 

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 680 000.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The contract will be for an initial period of 12 months in a test of change activity called Phase 1. There will be the option of a Phase 2 Roll out only if there is both clinical acceptance of the findings of Phase 1 and approval of a funding request for this future optional Roll out phase. The maximum budget for the test of change activity is GBP 80 000.

 

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of options:

Option at end of year 1 to a Phase 2 roll out phase.

 

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.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

List and brief description of conditions:

Suppliers must complete an ESPD response in their submission.

 

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing

List and brief description of selection criteria:

Suppliers must complete an ESPD response in their submission.

 

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability

List and brief description of selection criteria:

Suppliers must complete an ESPD response in their submission.

 

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Open procedure
Accelerated procedure
Justification:

Due to Covid-19 there is an urgent requirement for the software at this time.

 

IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system

IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes
IV.2)Administrative information

IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Date: 16/11/2020
Local time: 12:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

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

English

IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

Duration in months: 6 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 16/11/2020
Local time: 12:00
Place:

Edinburgh

 

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no

VI.3)Additional information:

 

Note: to register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Public Contracts Scotland Website at https://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=634740

The buyer has indicated that it will accept electronic responses to this notice via the Postbox facility. A user guide is available at https://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/sitehelp/help_guides.aspx

Suppliers are advised to allow adequate time for uploading documents and to dispatch the electronic response well in advance of the closing time to avoid any last minute problems.

(SC Ref:634740)

 

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Official name: Edinburgh Sheriff Court
Postal address: 27 Chambers Street
Town: Edinburgh
Postal code: EH1 1LB
Country: United Kingdom

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

30/10/2020