Undergraduate Programme in Operating Department Practice

Undergraduate Programme in Operating Department Practice

The aim of the programme is to prepare safe, competent and caring Operating Department Practitioners that are able to deliver high quality care in all areas of perioperative practice.

United Kingdom-Edinburgh: Education and training services

2018/S 101-231213

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

NHS Education for Scotland
2nd floor, Westport, 102 Westport
Edinburgh
EH3 9DN
United Kingdom
Contact person: Declan Walkden
Telephone: +44 1316563200
E-mail: Declan.walkden@nes.scot.nhs.uk
Fax: +44 1316563201
NUTS code: UKM75

I.2)Information about joint procurement

The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: www.publictendersscotland.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: www.publictendersscotland.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk

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:

Development and Delivery of an Undergraduate programme in Operating Department Practice

Reference number: C001629a

II.1.2)Main CPV code

80000000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

The aim of the programme is to prepare safe, competent and caring Operating Department Practitioners (ODP’s) that are able to deliver high quality care in all areas of perioperative practice. The programme must prepare students to be proficient in the role of an ODP within anaesthesia, surgery and post-anaesthesia care, to the level required to be eligible to apply for registration with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC).

II.1.5)Estimated total value

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)

80000000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKM

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The aim of the programme is to prepare safe, competent and caring Operating Department Practitioners (ODP’s) that are able to deliver high quality care in all areas of perioperative practice. The programme must prepare students to be proficient in the role of an ODP within anaesthesia, surgery and post-anaesthesia care, to the level required to be eligible to apply for registration with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC).

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Technical / Weighting: 75
Price – Weighting: 25
II.2.6)Estimated value

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

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The collaboration between the successful supplier and relevant NHS teams aims to support the programme over a 4 years period with an option to extend for a further 24 months.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: yes

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of options:

To future proof this contract it has been decided that a for information only question will be asked in the possibility of running a degree course that picks up from the learning of the 2 years course being described in the specification.

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

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing

List and brief description of selection criteria:

The bidder must have or will commit to obtain prior to the commencement of the contract, the following levels of insurance cover:

employer’s liability insurance covering the death of or bodily injuries to employees of the bidder arising out of and in the course of their employment in connection with this contract to the level of 5 000 000 GBP in respect of each claim, without limit to the number of claims.

Public liability insurance covering the death of or bodily injury to a person (not an employee of the bidder) or loss of or damage to property resulting from an action or failure to take action by the bidder to the level of 1 000 000 GBP in respect of each claim, without limit to the number of claims.

Professional Indemnity Insurance covering the failure of the bidder to use the skill and care normally used by professionals providing the services described in this tender to the level of 2 000 000 GBP in respect of each claim, without limit to the number of claims.

For bidders who will sub contract parts of the business, the bidder should provide a letter signed by a person of appropriate authority confirming that the bidder has ongoing arrangements in place to ensure that sub-contractors has the appropriately insurance.

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

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
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: 2018/S 049-108110

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

Date: 02/07/2018
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: 02/07/2018
Local time: 12:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

VI.3)Additional information:

The buyer is using PCS-Tender to conduct this ITT exercise. The Project code is 11041. For more information see: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/info/InfoCentre.aspx?ID=2343

(SC Ref:544318)

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

NHS Education for Scotland
2nd floor, Westport, 102 Westport
Edinburgh
EH3 9DN
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1316563200
Fax: +44 1316563201Internet address: http://www.nes.scot.nhs.uk
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

29/05/2018