Tender for Healthwatch Nottinghamshire

Tender for Healthwatch Nottinghamshire

Company to be known as Healthwatch Nottinghamshire which will be an independent “body corporate” delivering statutory functions as required under the Health and Social Care Act (2012) and subsequent secondary legislation.

UK-Nottingham: community health services

2012/S 193-317778

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Nottinghamshire County Council
2nd Floor, County Hall, West Bridgford
For the attention of: Corporate Procurement
NG2 7QP Nottingham
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1159772822
E-mail: corporate.procurement@nottscc.gov.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://www.nottinghamshire.gov.uk/

Address of the buyer profile: https://uk.eu-supply.com/nottscc.asp

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

Regional or local authority
I.3)Main activity

General public services
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:

PR000723 – Healthwatch Nottinghamshire.
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 UKF1

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)

The Appointed Provider will establish a Local Healthwatch.
Company to be known as Healthwatch Nottinghamshire which will be an independent “body corporate” delivering statutory functions as required under the Health and Social Care Act (2012) and subsequent secondary legislation.
Healthwatch Nottinghamshire will provide the following services:
— Signpost and provide information to the public about accessing health and social care services and choice in relation aspects of those services,
— Make the views and experiences of people known to Healthwatch England helping it to carry out its role as national champion,
— Make recommendations to Healthwatch.
England to advise the Care Quality Commission to carry out special reviews or investigations into areas of concern.
(or, if the circumstances justify it, go direct to the CQC with their recommendations, for example if urgent action were required by the CQC);
— Promote and support the involvement of people in the monitoring, commissioning and provision of local care services,
— Obtain the views of people about their need for, and experience of, local care services and make those views known to those involved in the commissioning, provision and scrutiny of care services, including through membership of the Nottinghamshire Health and Wellbeing Board.,
— Make reports and make recommendations about how those services could or should be improved.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85323000, 98334000

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

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
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:

Estimated value excluding VAT: 434 000 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of these options: There is an option to extend for a further 48 Months.
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:
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

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: no
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
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

Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession: no
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

Legal persons should indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff responsible for the execution of the service: no

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:

PR000723
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

no
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document

Time limit for receipt of requests for documents or for accessing documents: 16.11.2012 – 17:00
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

23.11.2012 – 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
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening tenders

Date: 23.11.2012 – 12:00
Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: no

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

To receive more information about this tender, including any amendments and/or clarifications and to request any clarifications and/or to respond to this tender, you must register your interest to this tender on the following site: https://uk.eu-supply.com/nottscc.asp.

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:2.10.2012