Translation and Interpretation Services Hull

Translation and Interpretation Services Hull

The successful Service Provider will deliver the following core services: 1. Face to Face interpretation services; 2. Telephone interpretation services; and 3. Translation services for printed and online material.

United Kingdom-Hull: Interpretation services

2014/S 183-323337

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

City Health Care Partnership CIC
5 Beacon Way, Brighton Street
Contact point(s): Procurement and Contracts Lead
For the attention of: Paul Robinson
HU3 4AE Hull
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1482976931
E-mail: chcp.tenders@nhs.net
Fax: +44 1482347621

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: www.chcpcic.org.uk

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

Other: Community Healthcare Provider delivering NHS Services

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: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description

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

Translation and Interpretation Services.

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

Services
NUTS code UKE12,UKE11

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)

City Health Care Partnership CIC (CHCP) is an independent ‘for better profit’ co-owned business providing community health and integrated social care services to over a half a million local people in Hull, the East Riding of Yorkshire and Knowsley, Merseyside. We employ approximately 1500 people. More information regarding our services and values can be found at www.chcpcic.org.uk

The purpose of this tender is to procure a Translation and Interpretation to CHCP for the period 1.4.2015 to 31.3.2017.
The services provided will ensure that patients, carers and members of the public who wish to access services provided directly by or on behalf of CHCP, and for whom communication in English presents a significant barrier to understanding, have access to a high quality and confidential translation and interpreting service corresponding with their entitlement to prompt and effective NHS services.
The successful Service Provider will deliver the following core services:
1. Face to Face interpretation services;
2. Telephone interpretation services; and
3. Translation services for printed and online material.
In addition to the core services the Service Provider should also be able to provide the following services:
1. Signing (using British sign Language);
2. Braille transcription; and
3. Web based signing service

Potential Service Providers who wish to take part in this tender process will need to Register and ‘Express Interest’ in order to gain access to tender documentation via our e-procurement portal at https://in-tendhost.co.uk/chcphull.

Expressions of Interest can be made up to the 7.11.2014. The deadline for tender submissions is 17.00 on 14.11.2014. Any questions relating to this tender should be made via correspondence options on this procurement portal.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

79540000, 79530000

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no

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:

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.3)Information about renewals

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

Starting 1.4.2015. Completion 31.3.2017

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

III.1.4)Other particular conditions

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: yes
Description of particular conditions: Contract requirements as contained within tender documentation.
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

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: As contained within tender documentation.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
As contained within tender documentation.
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession

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

Open
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
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:

CHCP356

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: 7.11.2014
Payable documents: no

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

14.11.2014
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

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

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no

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:

22.9.2014