Tender for HMP Leicester Healthcare Services
Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland Commissioning Support Service (LLR CSS) on behalf of NHS Leicester City and NHS Leicestershire County and Rutland PCT Cluster is seeking expressions of interest from suitably qualified and experienced providers for the provision of Healthcare Services to prisoners at HMP Leicester.
UK-Leicester: medical practice and related services
Section I: Contracting authority
Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland Commissioning Support Services
St Johns House, 30 East Street
For the attention of: Ian Stimpson
LE1 6NB Leicester
Telephone: +44 1162954123
General address of the contracting authority: https://emprocurenhs.bravosolution.co.uk/web/login.shtml
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)
Section II: Object of the contract
Service category No 25: Health and social services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Leicester.
NUTS code UKF21
HMP Leicester is a Category B Adult Male Local Prison housing remand and short sentence prisoners. The Victorian Prison is on a 3 acre site in the centre of Leicester City opposite the Leicester Royal Infirmary. The main prisoner accommodation is one large wing of Victorian design. The Health care Centre was built in 1995 and is over three levels, including 11 beds for service users in the ECF (Enhanced Care Facility).
The ‘operational capacity’ of the Prison (the maximum number of prisoners that can be held at any one time) is 400 with an average roll of approximately 360. There is a high turnover of prisoners with approximately 12 000 individual moves through Reception each year. Approximately half of the prisoners are on remand.
NHS Leicester Leicestershire and Rutland PCT Cluster is looking to procure services from one provider or consortium of providers to provide the following healthcare services (subject to change):-.
— Primary Care Nursing Services, including Integrated Drug Treatment Service (IDTS) Dispensing,
— Primary Care Medical Services,
— Primary and Secondary Mental Health Services, including management of constant observations,
— Learning Disability Services,
— Sexual Health Services,
— Primary Ophthalmic Services,
— Physiotherapy Services,
— Podiatry Services,
— Minor Surgery,
— Medicines Management and Pharmacy Services.
All providers will be subject to relevant prison security clearance.
The Service is intended to commence 1.7.2013.
NHS Leicester Leicestershire and Rutland PCT Cluster is willing to facilitate a consortium of providers by keeping a register of interested parties. Please indicate if you would be willing to provide services as part of a provider consortium.
Providers wishing to express an interest for delivering these services can do so by logging onto the East Midlands Procurement eTendering portal, and registering by no later than 17:00 hours on Wednesday 21.11.2012:
To register on the portal:
»From the portal Home Page, click the ‘Click Here to Register’ link.
»Accept the terms & conditions for using the portal.
»Complete your organisation & personal details.
»Choose a memorable username and submit.
»You will shortly be sent an email with your unique password, please treat this securely (if you lose it there is a ‘Forgot my Password’ link on the portal homepage).
To Express Interest in the PQQ:
»Login with your unique username & password.
»From the suppliers reserved area click ‘PQQs Open to All Suppliers’ –this is a repository of all PQQ’s open to any registered supplier.
»Browse the PQQs (there may be more than one page) and select “HMP Leicester Healthcare Services” by clicking on it.
»Note the Details buttons on the left for Navigation and the Actions below.
»Click the ‘Express Interest’ action –this will move the PQQ from the PQQs Open to All Suppliers area to your ‘My PQQs’ area –this is a reserved area for PQQs that you have either been invited to or expressed interest in.
PQQ Documentation will be available from Friday 2.11.2012.
All correspondence will only be dealt with through this website.
Closing date for submission of completed PQQ’s is 17:00 hours on Wednesday 28.11.2012.
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
Section IV: Procedure
Section VI: Complementary information
The services to which this notice relates fall within Part B of Schedule 3, Part 10 of the Public Services Contracts Regulations 2006 (as amended) (the Regulations). Neither the publication of this notice nor the employment of any particular terminology nor any other indication shall be taken to mean that the contracting authorities intend to hold themselves bound by any of the Regulations save those applicable to Part B services.
Neither the PCT nor potential providers will be obligated to further commitment as a result of initial expressions of interest.
The Contracting Authority intends to use an eTendering system in this procurement exercise.
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:5.10.2012