Tender for Mental Health Recovery Service – Cambridgeshire

Tender for Mental Health Recovery Service – Cambridgeshire

Services for adults with mental health needs that would benefit from a range of interventions in a community setting.

United Kingdom-Cambridge: Health and social work services

2018/S 213-489062

Social and other specific services – public contracts

Contract notice


Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Cambridgeshire County Council
Shire Hall, Castle Hill
United Kingdom
E-mail: procurement@northamptonshire.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKH1
Internet address(es):Main address: https://www.cambridgeshire.gov.uk

I.1)Name and addresses

Peterborough City Council
Sand Martin House, Bittern Way
United Kingdom
E-mail: procurement@northamptonshire.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKH1Internet address(es):Main address: https://www.peterborough.gov.uk/

I.1)Name and addresses

Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Clinical Commissioning Group
Lockton House, Clarendon Road
United Kingdom
E-mail: procurement@northamptonshire.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKH1Internet address(es):Main address: https://www.cambridgeshireandpeterboroughccg.nhs.uk/

I.2)Information about joint procurement

The contract involves joint procurement


The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://procontract.due-north.com/Advert?advertId=9fadc0d9-71db-e811-80ef-005056b64545&fromAdvertEvent=True
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://procontract.due-north.com/Advert?advertId=9fadc0d9-71db-e811-80ef-005056b64545&fromAdvertEvent=True

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


Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Mental Health Recovery and Community Inclusion Service

Reference number: DN367523

II.1.2)Main CPV code


II.1.3)Type of contract


II.1.4)Short description:

Cambridgeshire County Council (CCC), Peterborough City Council (PCC) and Cambridgeshire and Peterborough CCG (C&P CCG) are commissioning services for adults with mental health needs that would benefit from a range of interventions in a community setting. The service will wrap around current clinical primary and secondary mental health services to provide an equitable, community-based, recovery-focused service to support people to make connections within their community, improve their mental wellbeing and develop the skills to self-manage and gain independence.

CCC is the lead commissioner for the service. Funding will be through alignment of current investment from CCC, PCC and C&P CCG. Service delivery in Peterborough will have ring-fenced financial resources.

LGSS Procurement is managing this procurement process in accordance with the Light Touch Regime (LTR) within the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 on behalf of the Authorities.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)


II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKH1

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The initial contract is for a period of three (3) years, with two options to extend for two (2) years each, making seven (7) years in total (3+2+2).

Potential providers are invited to submit an Initial Tender Response, which will include a Selection Questionnaire (SQ) and quality questions worth 100 % of the Initial Tender score.

The Authority will issue invitations to participate in dialogue to the top 3 scoring providers that: meet the minimum SQ criteria; and score 60 % or more in the quality assessment; and submit a bid within the budget.

The providers that participate in dialogue sessions will be invited to submit a Final Tender. The Final Tender will be evaluated using the following criteria:

Quality — 60 %

Price — 40 %.

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 7 399 371.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 84

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
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1)Information about a particular profession
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1.1)Form of 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:

The Authority is conducting a ‘Light Touch Competitive Dialogue’ process, under the ‘Light Touch’ provisions of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (Chapter 3, Section 7 – Social and Other Specific Services). The award procedure is described in II.2.4 and in the tender documentation.

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: 06/12/2018
Local time: 12:00

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


Section VI: Complementary information

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

VI.4.3)Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

The Council will incorporate a minimum 10 calendar day standstill period at the point information on the award of the Contract is communicated to tenderers. This period allows unsuccessful tenderers to seek further debriefing from the Contracting Authority before the Contract is entered into. Such additional information should be requested from (refer to address in part I.1). If an appeal regarding the award of Contract has not been successfully resolved the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (Chapter 6) provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are at risk of harm by a breach of the rules, to take action in the High Court (England, Wales and Northern Ireland). Any such action must be brought promptly. Where a Contract has not been entered into the Court may order the setting aside of the award decision or order the Authority to amend any document and may award damages. If the Contract has been entered into the Court may order the ineffectiveness of a Contract where serious breach have occurred in addition to any fine, the Court may instead provide for alternative penalties, either contract shortening, fines or both.

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: