Tender for Nursing and Midwifery Apprenticeship Training

Tender for Nursing and Midwifery Apprenticeship Training

Framework for the Provision of Nursing, Midwifery and Related Apprenticeship Standards.

United Kingdom-Salisbury: Education and training services

2020/S 156-380648

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: Salisbury NHS Foundation Trust
Postal address: Odstock Road
Town: Salisbury
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Postal code: SP2 8BJ
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Salisbury Managed Procurement Services
E-mail: simon.dennis@nhs.net
Telephone: +44 1722336262

I.2)Information about joint procurement

The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body

I.3)Communication

Access to the procurement documents is restricted. Further information can be obtained at: https://nhs.bravosolution.co.uk/nhs_collaborative/web/login.html
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://nhs.bravosolution.co.uk/nhs_collaborative/web/login.html

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.5)Main activity

Health

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Framework for the Provision of Nursing, Midwifery and Related Apprenticeship Standards

Reference number: C2443

II.1.2)Main CPV code

80000000 Education and training services

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

Salisbury NHSFT managed procurement services are looking for providers to be appointed onto a framework agreement for the provision of nursing, midwifery and related apprenticeship training, including end point assessment. The framework is designed to meet the needs of all public sector organisations which includes Salisbury’s internal requirements. This framework is being procured under the Light Touch Regime (LTR) and therefore subject to the limited regulation and will be conducted in accordance with regulations 74 to 76 PCR 2015.

The framework period will be: 5 September 2020 to 4 September 2022 with two options to extend for an additional 12 months (2 + 2).

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 800 000 000.00 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:

Nursing Associate (NMC2018) Apprenticeship (ST0827) and Successor Standards as Issued by IfATEC

Lot No: 1

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

80500000 Training services

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Main site or place of performance:

ENGLAND, UNITED KINGDOM.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Provision of apprenticeship training for nursing associate (NMC2018) apprenticeship (ST0827) and successor standards as issued by IfATEC.

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: 150 000 000.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Two renewals each of 12 months duration.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
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

The following organisations will be eligible to place orders under this framework:

Salisbury NHS Foundation Trust and all NHS listed at https://www.nhs.uk/servicedirectories/pages/nhstrustlisting.aspx

Local authorities listed at: https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/791684/List_of_councils_in_England_2019.pdf

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Registered Nurse Degree (NMC2018) (ST0781) and Successor Standards as Issued by IfATEC

Lot No: 2

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

80500000 Training services

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Main site or place of performance:

ENGLAND, UNITED KINGDOM.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Provision of apprenticeship training for registered nurse degree (NMC2018) and successor standards as issued by IfATEC.

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: 150 000 000.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Two renewals each of 12 months duration.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
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

The following organisations will be eligible to place orders under this framework:

Salisbury NHS Foundation Trust, and all NHS listed at https://www.nhs.uk/servicedirectories/pages/nhstrustlisting.aspx

Local Authorities listed at: https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/791684/List_of_councils_in_England_2019.pdf

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

District Nurse Apprenticeship (ST0709) and Successor Standards as Issued by IfATEC

Lot No: 3

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

80500000 Training services

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Main site or place of performance:

ENGLAND, UNITED KINGDOM.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Provision of apprenticeship training for district nurse apprenticeship and successor standards as issued by IfATEC.

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: 100 000 000.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Two renewals each of 12 months duration.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
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

The following organisations will be eligible to place orders under this framework:

Salisbury NHS Foundation Trust, and all NHS listed at https://www.nhs.uk/servicedirectories/pages/nhstrustlisting.aspx

Local Authorities listed at: https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/791684/List_of_councils_in_England_2019.pdf

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Specialist Community and Public Health Nurse Apprenticeship (ST0697) and Successor Standards as Issued by IfATEC

Lot No: 4

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

80500000 Training services

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Main site or place of performance:

ENGLAND, UNITED KINGDOM.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Provision of apprenticeship training for specialist community and public health nurse apprenticeship and successor standards as issued by IfATEC.

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: 100 000 000.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in days: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Two renewals each of 12 months duration.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
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

The following organisations will be eligible to place orders under this framework:

Salisbury NHS Foundation Trust, and all NHS listed at https://www.nhs.uk/servicedirectories/pages/nhstrustlisting.aspx

Local Authorities listed at: https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/791684/List_of_councils_in_England_2019.pdf

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Midwife (Degree) Apprenticeship (ST0794) and Successor Standards as Issued by IfATEC

Lot No: 5

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

80500000 Training services

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Main site or place of performance:

ENGLAND, UNITED KINGDOM.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Provision of apprenticeship training for midwife (Degree) apprenticeship and successor standards as issued by IfATEC.

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: 100 000 000.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Two renewals each of 12 months duration.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
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

The following organisations will be eligible to place orders under this framework:

Salisbury NHS Foundation Trust, and all NHS listed at https://www.nhs.uk/servicedirectories/pages/nhstrustlisting.aspx

Local Authorities listed at: https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/791684/List_of_councils_in_England_2019.pdf

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

End Point Assessment for Nursing and Midwifery Standards and Successor Standards as Issued by IfATEC

Lot No: 6

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

80500000 Training services

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Main site or place of performance:

ENGLAND, UNITED KINGDOM.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Provision of end point assessment for nursing and midwifery standards apprenticeship and successor standards as issued by IfATEC.

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: 100 000 000.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Two renewals each of 12 months duration.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
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

The following organisations will be eligible to place orders under this framework:

Salisbury NHS Foundation Trust, and all NHS listed at https://www.nhs.uk/servicedirectories/pages/nhstrustlisting.aspx

Local Authorities listed at: https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/791684/List_of_councils_in_England_2019.pdf

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:

Training providers must be registered with the educational and skills funding agency register of approved training providers. End point assessment organisations must be registered on or be obtaining registration on, the register of end point assessment organisations. Where required, training providers must be approved by or be seeking approval with, the nursing and midwifery Council for the delivery of their programmes.

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
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

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)Type of procedure

Open procedure
Accelerated procedure
Justification:

Previous noice 2020/S 131-322272 published July 2020 compliant with full timescales. This notice published to clarify values and eligible organisations, replacing previously published notice but with no time disadvantage to bidding organisations.

IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system

The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
Framework agreement with several operators
Envisaged maximum number of participants to the framework agreement: 50
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 131-322272

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

Date: 01/09/2020
Local time: 17:00
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

Duration in months: 12 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 02/09/2020
Local time: 09:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no

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:

The following organisations will be eligible to place orders under this framework:

Salisbury NHS Foundation Trust, and all NHS listed at https://www.nhs.uk/servicedirectories/pages/nhstrustlisting.aspx

Local Authorities listed at: https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/791684/List_of_councils_in_England_2019.pdf

Central Government Departments, Local Government and Public Corporations: at https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations

Police Forces listed by the College of Policing at https://www.college.police.uk/About/Copyright_Licensing/Pages/Home-Office-police-forces.aspx

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

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

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

Official name: The High Court
Postal address: Royal Courts of Justice, Strand
Town: London
Country: United Kingdom
VI.4.3)Review procedure

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

Official name: The High Court
Postal address: Royal Courts of Justice, Strand
Town: Salisbury
Country: United Kingdom

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

08/08/2020