Tender for Telehealth Solution

Tender for Telehealth Solution

NHS Gloucestershire CCG and Gloucestershire Care Services NHS Trust seek to commission a Telehealth Service to replace the existing provision currently available within Gloucestershire. 

United Kingdom-Gloucester: Patient-monitoring system

2014/S 179-315914

Contract notice

Supplies

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

NHS Gloucestershire Clinical Commissioning Group
Sanger House, 5220 Valiant Court, Gloucester Business Park, Brockworth
For the attention of: Paul Wilkinson
GL3 4FE Gloucester
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 3004211945
E-mail: paul.wilkinson2@nhs.net

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

Body governed by public law

I.3)Main activity

Health

I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities

The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: yes

Gloucestershire Care Services NHS Trust
Edward Jenner Court, 1010 Pioneer Avenue, Gloucester Business Park, Brockworth
GL3 4AW Gloucester
UNITED KINGDOM

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description

II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:

Provision of an Assistive Technology Solution (Telehealth).

II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Supplies
Purchase

NUTS code UKK13

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)

NHS Gloucestershire CCG and Gloucestershire Care Services NHS Trust seek to commission a Telehealth Service to replace the existing provision currently available within Gloucestershire. Over the last 3 years Gloucestershire has had the largest deployment of primary care Telehealth units in the country and a well embedded Telehealth model within its Specialist Nursing Service. As such NHS Gloucestershire CCG and Gloucestershire Care Services NHS Trust wishes to appoint a provider who will work with them collaboratively to develop the role of Telehealth and its supporting clinical pathways further within the county. The contract will be based on an agreed contract value for 200 units and any additional units purchased on variable basis i.e. pay per unit. NHS Gloucestershire CCG and Gloucestershire Care Services NHS Trust do not wish to undertake any asset management.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

33195000

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:

The Contract term will be 3 years, with annual break clause, with an option to extend for 2 further periods, each of 12 months duration.

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of these options: Initial 3-year contract with an option to extend for 2 further periods each of 1 year duration.
Provisional timetable for recourse to these options:
in months: 36 (from the award of the contract)

II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Starting 1.4.2015. Completion 31.3.2018

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract

III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:

None.

III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

Net monthly account.

III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

The Contracting Authority reserves the right to require grouping of contractors to take a particular legal form or to require one party to undertake primary legal liability or to require that each party undertakes joint and several liability.

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

Restricted
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

Recourse to staged procedure to gradually reduce the number of solutions to be discussed or tenders to be negotiated no
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:

NGPT 48/2014

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: 13.10.2014 – 17:00
Payable documents: no

IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

17.10.2014 – 17:00

IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

27.10.2014

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 of tenders

Date: 8.12.2014 – 12:00

Place:

NHS Gloucestershire Clinical Commissioning Group.

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: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published: 2018

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
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:

15.9.2014