Tender for Fostering and Adoption Medical Advisory Service

Tender for Fostering and Adoption Medical Advisory Service

To provide medical advisory reports to the fostering and adoption panels.

United Kingdom-Chelmsford: Health and social work services

2019/S 237-582262

Social and other specific services – public contracts

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: Essex County Council
Postal address: County Hall, Market Road
Town: Chelmsford
NUTS code: UKH3
Postal code: CM1 1QH
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Jeanette Smith
E-mail: jeanette.smith@essex.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 3330321157
Internet address(es):Main address: https://www.delta-esourcing.com

Address of the buyer profile: www.essex.gov.uk

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: Southend Borough Council
Postal address: Victoria Avenue
Town: Southend On Sea
NUTS code: UKH31
Postal code: SS2 6ER
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: JoHines@southend.gov.uk
Internet address(es):Main address: www.delta-esourcing.com

Address of the buyer profile: www.essex.gov.uk

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: Thurrock Council
Postal address: Civil Offices, New Road
Town: Grays
NUTS code: UKH32
Postal code: RM17 6SL
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: PMcCullough@thurrock.gov.uk
Internet address(es):Main address: https://www.delta-esourcing.com

Address of the buyer profile: www.essex.gov.uk

I.2)Information about joint procurement

The contract involves joint procurement

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-Chelmsford:-Health-and-social-work-services./GR7G8A265P
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://www.delta-esourcing.com/
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority

I.5)Main activity

General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Fostering and Adoption Medical Advisory Service

Reference number: 0617

II.1.2)Main CPV code

85000000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

Essex(ECC), Thurrock Council (TC) and Southend Borough Council (SBC) are seeking to commission the Fostering and Adoption Medical Advisory Service as the parties require this service to deliver the statutory functions of provision of medical advisory reports to the Fostering and Adoption Panels as set out in the Adoption Services Regulations 2005, the Fostering Services Regulations 2011 and the National Minimum Standards for both.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 700 000.00 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:

0617 — Fostering and Adoption Medical Advisory Service

Lot No: 1

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

85000000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKH3
NUTS code: UKH32
NUTS code: UKH31
Main site or place of performance:

Essex, Thurrock, Southend-on-Sea.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Essex(ECC), Thurrock Council (TC) and Southend Borough Council (SBC) are seeking to commission the Fostering and Adoption Medical Advisory Service as the parties require this service to deliver the statutory functions of provision of medical advisory reports to the Fostering and Adoption Panels as set out in the Adoption Services Regulations 2005, the Fostering Services Regulations 2011 and the National Minimum Standards for both.

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 406 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 60

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:

0617 — Fostering and Adoption Medical Advisory Reports

Lot No: 2

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

85000000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKH3
Main site or place of performance:

Essex.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Essex(ECC), Thurrock Council (TC) and Southend Borough Council (SBC) are seeking to commission the Fostering and Adoption Medical Advisory Service as the parties require this service to deliver the statutory functions of provision of medical advisory reports to the Fostering and Adoption Panels as set out in the Adoption Services Regulations 2005, the Fostering Services Regulations 2011 and the National Minimum Standards for both.

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 294 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 60

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:

As stated in tender document.

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:

The medical advisor for fostering should be a paediatrician who is fully registered with the GMC and has an enhanced DBS check in place. The medical advisor for adoption should be a paediatrician who is fully registered with the GMC and has had an enhanced CRB and has relevant experience in the clinical management of children including those with neuro­ developmental, emotional and behavioural and attachment difficulties, child protection and adult health issues pertinent to parenting.

III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:

III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Obligation to indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff assigned to performing the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description

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: 09/01/2020
Local time: 12:00

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

English

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:

For more information about this opportunity, please visit the Delta eSourcing portal at:

https://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-Chelmsford:-Health-and-social-work-services./GR7G8A265P

To respond to this opportunity, please click here:

https://www.delta-esourcing.com/respond/GR7G8A265P

Go Reference: GO-2019124-PRO-15643302

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Official name: High Court
Postal address: Royal Courts of Justice, The Strand
Town: London
Postal code: WC2A 2LL
Country: United Kingdom
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:

04/12/2019