Tender for NHS Health Check Software

Tender for NHS Health Check Software

In order to support the operational process and monitor the performance and effectiveness of the NHS Health Check programme at all levels, Hertfordshire County Council is procuring an information system.

United Kingdom-Hertford: Health and social work services

2020/S 185-447992

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: Hertfordshire County Council
Postal address: Pegs Lane
Town: Hertford
NUTS code: UKH23 Hertfordshire
Postal code: SG13 8DE
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Strategic Procurement Group
E-mail: zoe.upson@hertfordshire.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 1707292463
Internet address(es):Main address: www.hertfordshire.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: www.supplyhertfordshire.uk

I.2)Information about joint procurement

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: www.supplyhertfordshire.uk
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
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:

HCC – 09/20 — The Provision and Maintenance of NHS Health Check Software

 

Reference number: HCC2012347

II.1.2)Main CPV code

85000000 Health and social work services

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

Hertfordshire County Council (the ‘Council’) is currently out to procurement for the provision and maintenance of NHS Health Check Software. Further information in regards to this opportunity can be found in II.2.4) Description of the procurement field (OJEU contract notice refers). Organisations wishing to take part in this project are invited to express interest which will give access to the full procurement documents in the eTendering system. Please see VI.3) Additional information for further information. Any questions relating to this procurement must be made via the correspondence area in the eTendering system, in accordance with the procurement documents and can be addressed to the main contact as shown in the details above.

 

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 375 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

85000000 Health and social work services

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKH23 Hertfordshire
Main site or place of performance:

 

 

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

 

In order to support the operational process and monitor the performance and effectiveness of the NHS Health Check programme at all levels, Hertfordshire County Council (HCC) is procuring an information system. This information system will provide a comprehensive suite of reporting and analytical tools to support the information requirements of the NHS Health Check programme both locally and nationally. The software must be uniform across all GP practices and provide the core functionality for the NHS Health Check programme, including:

• the identification of the population eligible for an NHS Health Check in Hertfordshire;

• the ability for GP practices to prioritise invitations based on an individual’s estimated risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD);

• the function to categorise the eligible population by their status in the Health Check process;

• the ability to provide programme activity and outcome reports for Hertfordshire County Council by registered GP practice.

The contractor will be expected to undertake a mobilisation period for the service, as per paragraph 2.4 (Mobilisation) below and for the new service to be live on 1 April 2021.

 

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: 375 000.00 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 Council will review its options towards the end of the contract period.

 

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of options:

Option to extend for up to a further period of two (2) years.

 

II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

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:

Please refer to the tender documents issues at www.supplyhertfordshire.uk

 

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
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)Description

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Open procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction

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.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure

Notice number in the OJ S: 2020/S 076-181033

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

Date: 30/10/2020
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

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 30/10/2020
Local time: 12:00
Place:

 

 

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

Electronic invoicing will be accepted
Electronic payment will be used

VI.3)Additional information:

This procurement is an open (1 stage process). Suppliers wishing to take part in this project are invited to ‘express interest’ which will give access to the full procurement documents in the eTendering system. To be considered as a bidder you must complete and submit a bid by the deadline of 12.00 noon on 30 October 2020. Any questions relating to this procurement must be made via correspondence on the website, in accordance with the procurement documents and can be addressed to the main contact as shown in the details above. Please allow sufficient time to make your return as late returns will not be permitted by the system. Please note Hertfordshire County Council has worked closely with its districts and partners to create a joint procurement portal called supply Hertfordshire. This portal provides an eTendering system which is run by InTend. To access this procurement opportunity please visit www.supplyhertfordshire.uk and follow the on-screen guidance. In accordance with Regulation 53 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015, the Council’s procurement documents are available within the eTendering system. If you are experiencing problems InTend offer a help section which includes a dedicated UK support desk which can be contacted via email: support@in-tend.com or telephone: +44 1144070065 for any website/technical questions, Monday to Friday, 8.30-17.30. The Council reserves the right at any time to cease the procurement process and not award a contract or to award only part of the opportunity described in this notice. If the Council takes up this right, then they will not be responsible for or pay the expenses or losses, which may be incurred by any organisation or tenderer as a result. The Council undertakes to hold confidential any information provided in the proposal submitted, subject to the Council’s obligations under the law including the Freedom of Information Act 2000. If the organisation considers that any of the information submitted in the proposal should not be disclosed because of its sensitivity then this should be stated with the reason for considering it sensitive. The Council will then endeavour to consult with the applicant about such sensitive information when considering any request received under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 before replying to such a request. The Council reserves the right to carry out additional financial checks on all organisations bidding for this opportunity at any time during the procurement process. This is to ensure that they continue to meet the Council’s requirements and remain financially viable to fulfil the requirements under the contract.

 

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Official name: The High Court
Postal address: Royal Court of Justice, The Strand
Town: London
Postal code: WC24 2LL
Country: United Kingdom

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

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

VI.4.3)Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

The contracting authority will incorporate a minimum 10 calendar days (when using electronic means) standstill period at the point information on the award of the framework agreement is communicated to tenderers. This period allows unsuccessful tenderers to challenge the decision to award a framework agreement before a contract is executed/signed (as appropriate). The Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (‘Regulations’) provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or 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 and within the time- limits as defined in the above regulations. Where a framework agreement has not been entered into the court may order the setting aside of the award decision or order the contracting authority to amend any document and may award damages. If the framework agreement has been entered into the court has the options to award damages and/or to shorten or order the framework agreement ineffective.

 

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

Official name: The High Court
Postal address: Royal Court of Justice, The Strand
Town: Hertford
Postal code: WC24 2LL
Country: United Kingdom

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

18/09/2020