Veterans’ Mental Health High Intensity Service

Veterans’ Mental Health High Intensity Service

The Pathfinder, to be delivered as 7 Networks, will launch in April 2020 and run until end of March 2022.

United Kingdom-Leeds: Health services

2019/S 211-518430

Social and other specific services – public contracts

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: NHS England
Postal address: 4th Floor, Quarry House
Town: Leeds
NUTS code: UKE42
Postal code: LS2 7UE
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Vickie Hodges
E-mail: victoria.hodges2@nhs.net
Internet address(es):Main address: https://www.england.nhs.uk/

Address of the buyer profile: https://uk.eu-supply.com/login.asp?B=agcsu

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: https://uk.eu-supply.com/app/rfq/rwlentrance_s.asp?PID=30698&B=UK
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://uk.eu-supply.com/app/rfq/rwlentrance_s.asp?PID=30698&B=UK
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address

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:

Veterans’ Mental Health High Intensity Service

Reference number: 37678

II.1.2)Main CPV code

85100000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

NHS Arden and Greater East Midlands CSU (AGCSU) on behalf of NHS England (the Contracting Authority) invites completed invitation to tender (ITT) submissions from all suitably qualified providers to provide the Veterans’ Mental Health High Intensity Service (HIS).

This opportunity comprises of 7 lots:

— HIS Network (North West),

— HIS Network (North East and Yorkshire),

— HIS Network (Midlands),

— HIS Network (East of England),

— HIS Network (London),

— HIS Network (South East),

— HIS Network (South West).

II.1.5)Estimated total value

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:

HIS Network (North West)

Lot No: 1

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

85100000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKD
Main site or place of performance:

North West England.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

As part of the commitments of the NHS Long Term Plan, NHS England are progressing arrangements to commission, via 7 lots, a Veterans’ Mental Health High Intensity Service Pathfinder that will provide both inpatient and community-based crisis response services. An important element of service delivery will be to monitor and evaluate patient outcomes, with learning and insight from the Pathfinder informing the development of future Veterans’ mental health services from 2022.

The Pathfinder, to be delivered as 7 Networks, will launch in April 2020 and run until end of March 2022. Network Lead Providers will be responsible for sourcing partners and subcontractors by making the most of the experienced independent, voluntary and third sectors to enable the best provider-mix possible from medical, psychological, social and welfare backgrounds to attain equity of services and value for money.

The procurement process will be facilitated entirely online via eu-supply.com

Applicants should register and complete the online questionnaires hosted on the portal prior to the deadline for submission. All clarification requests and correspondence relating to this opportunity must be directed through the portal.

Contracts will be awarded for a period of two (2) years.

Further information, the indicative procurement timetable (subject to change at NHS England’s discretion) and guidance can be viewed online via the Portal.

This tender process is being managed by Arden and GEM Commissioning Support Unit (AGEM CSU) on behalf of NHS England in connection with a procurement exercise that is based on the open procedure under the Public Contract Regulations 2015. The associated services fall within the ‘Light Touch Regime’ (LTR) governing procurement of health, social, education and other service contracts. NHS England, and AGEM CSU as its representative, hold themselves bound to any of the regulations, save those applicable to LTR provisions.

Bidders are also to note that information relating to this procurement is provided in good faith and may be subject to amendment.

II.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract or the framework agreement

Duration in months: 24

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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

HIS Network (North East and Yorkshire)

Lot No: 2

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

85100000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKE
NUTS code: UKC
Main site or place of performance:

North East and Yorkshire.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

As part of the commitments of the NHS Long Term Plan, NHS England are progressing arrangements to commission, via 7 lots, a Veterans’ Mental Health High Intensity Service Pathfinder that will provide both inpatient and community-based crisis response services. An important element of service delivery will be to monitor and evaluate patient outcomes, with learning and insight from the Pathfinder informing the development of future Veterans’ mental health services from 2022.

The Pathfinder, to be delivered as 7 Networks, will launch in April 2020 and run until end of March 2022. Network lead providers will be responsible for sourcing partners and subcontractors by making the most of the experienced independent, voluntary and third sectors to enable the best provider-mix possible from medical, psychological, social and welfare backgrounds to attain equity of services and value for money.

The procurement process will be facilitated entirely online via eu-supply.com

Applicants should register and complete the online questionnaires hosted on the portal prior to the deadline for submission. All clarification requests and correspondence relating to this opportunity must be directed through the portal.

Contracts will be awarded for a period of two (2) years.

Further information, the indicative procurement timetable (subject to change at NHS England’s discretion), and guidance can be viewed online via the Portal.

This tender process is being managed by Arden and GEM Commissioning Support Unit (AGEM CSU) on behalf of NHS England in connection with a procurement exercise that is based on the open procedure under the Public Contract Regulations 2015. The associated services fall within the ‘Light Touch Regime’ (LTR) governing procurement of health, social, education and other service contracts. NHS England, and AGEM CSU as its representative, hold themselves bound to any of the Regulations, save those applicable to LTR provisions.

Bidders are also to note that information relating to this procurement is provided in good faith and may be subject to amendment.

II.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract or the framework agreement

Duration in months: 24

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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

HIS Network (Midlands)

Lot No: 3

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

85100000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKG
NUTS code: UKF
Main site or place of performance:

Midlands.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

As part of the commitments of the NHS Long Term Plan, NHS England are progressing arrangements to commission, via 7 lots, a Veterans’ Mental Health High Intensity Service Pathfinder that will provide both inpatient and community-based crisis response services. An important element of service delivery will be to monitor and evaluate patient outcomes, with learning and insight from the Pathfinder informing the development of future Veterans’ mental health services from 2022.

The Pathfinder, to be delivered as 7 Networks, will launch in April 2020 and run until end of March 2022. Network lead providers will be responsible for sourcing partners and subcontractors by making the most of the experienced independent, voluntary and third sectors to enable the best provider-mix possible from medical, psychological, social and welfare backgrounds to attain equity of services and value for money.

The procurement process will be facilitated entirely online via eu-supply.com

Applicants should register and complete the online questionnaires hosted on the portal prior to the deadline for submission. All clarification requests and correspondence relating to this opportunity must be directed through the portal.

Contracts will be awarded for a period of two (2) years.

Further information, the indicative procurement timetable (subject to change at NHS England’s discretion), and guidance can be viewed online via the Portal.

This tender process is being managed by Arden and GEM Commissioning Support Unit (AGEM CSU) on behalf of NHS England in connection with a procurement exercise that is based on the open procedure under the Public Contract Regulations 2015. The associated services fall within the ‘Light Touch Regime’ (LTR) governing procurement of health, social, education and other service contracts. NHS England, and AGEM CSU as its representative, hold themselves bound to any of the Regulations, save those applicable to LTR provisions.

Bidders are also to note that information relating to this procurement is provided in good faith and may be subject to amendment.

II.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract or the framework agreement

Duration in months: 24

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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

HIS Network (East of England)

Lot No: 4

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

85100000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKH
Main site or place of performance:

East of England.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

As part of the commitments of the NHS Long Term Plan, NHS England are progressing arrangements to commission, via 7 lots, a Veterans’ Mental Health High Intensity Service Pathfinder that will provide both inpatient and community-based crisis response services. An important element of service delivery will be to monitor and evaluate patient outcomes, with learning and insight from the Pathfinder informing the development of future Veterans’ mental health services from 2022.

The Pathfinder, to be delivered as 7 Networks, will launch in April 2020 and run until end of March 2022. Network lead providers will be responsible for sourcing partners and subcontractors by making the most of the experienced independent, voluntary and third sectors to enable the best provider-mix possible from medical, psychological, social and welfare backgrounds to attain equity of services and value for money.

The procurement process will be facilitated entirely online via eu-supply.com

Applicants should register and complete the online questionnaires hosted on the portal prior to the deadline for submission. All clarification requests and correspondence relating to this opportunity must be directed through the portal.

Contracts will be awarded for a period of two (2) years.

Further information, the indicative procurement timetable (subject to change at NHS England’s discretion), and guidance can be viewed online via the Portal.

This tender process is being managed by Arden and GEM Commissioning Support Unit (AGEM CSU) on behalf of NHS England in connection with a procurement exercise that is based on the open procedure under the Public Contract Regulations 2015. The associated services fall within the ‘Light Touch Regime’ (LTR) governing procurement of health, social, education and other service contracts. NHS England, and AGEM CSU as its representative, hold themselves bound to any of the Regulations, save those applicable to LTR provisions.

Bidders are also to note that information relating to this procurement is provided in good faith and may be subject to amendment.

II.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract or the framework agreement

Duration in months: 24

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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

HIS Network (London)

Lot No: 5

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

85100000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKI
Main site or place of performance:

London.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

As part of the commitments of the NHS Long Term Plan, NHS England are progressing arrangements to commission, via 7 lots, a Veterans’ Mental Health High Intensity Service Pathfinder that will provide both inpatient and community-based crisis response services. An important element of service delivery will be to monitor and evaluate patient outcomes, with learning and insight from the Pathfinder informing the development of future Veterans’ mental health services from 2022.

The Pathfinder, to be delivered as 7 Networks, will launch in April 2020 and run until end of March 2022. Network lead providers will be responsible for sourcing partners and subcontractors by making the most of the experienced independent, voluntary and third sectors to enable the best provider-mix possible from medical, psychological, social and welfare backgrounds to attain equity of services and value for money.

The procurement process will be facilitated entirely online via eu-supply.com

Applicants should register and complete the online questionnaires hosted on the portal prior to the deadline for submission. All clarification requests and correspondence relating to this opportunity must be directed through the portal.

Contracts will be awarded for a period of two (2) years.

Further information, the indicative procurement timetable (subject to change at NHS England’s discretion), and guidance can be viewed online via the Portal.

This tender process is being managed by Arden and GEM Commissioning Support Unit (AGEM CSU) on behalf of NHS England in connection with a procurement exercise that is based on the open procedure under the Public Contract Regulations 2015. The associated services fall within the ‘Light Touch Regime’ (LTR) governing procurement of health, social, education and other service contracts. NHS England, and AGEM CSU as its representative, hold themselves bound to any of the Regulations, save those applicable to LTR provisions.

Bidders are also to note that information relating to this procurement is provided in good faith and may be subject to amendment.

II.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract or the framework agreement

Duration in months: 24

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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

HIS Network (South East)

Lot No: 6

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

85100000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKJ
Main site or place of performance:

South East England.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

As part of the commitments of the NHS Long Term Plan, NHS England are progressing arrangements to commission, via 7 lots, a Veterans’ Mental Health High Intensity Service Pathfinder that will provide both inpatient and community-based crisis response services. An important element of service delivery will be to monitor and evaluate patient outcomes, with learning and insight from the Pathfinder informing the development of future Veterans’ mental health services from 2022.

The Pathfinder, to be delivered as 7 Networks, will launch in April 2020 and run until end of March 2022. Network lead providers will be responsible for sourcing partners and subcontractors by making the most of the experienced independent, voluntary and third sectors to enable the best provider-mix possible from medical, psychological, social and welfare backgrounds to attain equity of services and value for money.

The procurement process will be facilitated entirely online via eu-supply.com

Applicants should register and complete the online questionnaires hosted on the portal prior to the deadline for submission. All clarification requests and correspondence relating to this opportunity must be directed through the portal.

Contracts will be awarded for a period of two (2) years.

Further information, the indicative procurement timetable (subject to change at NHS England’s discretion), and guidance can be viewed online via the Portal.

This tender process is being managed by Arden and GEM Commissioning Support Unit (AGEM CSU) on behalf of NHS England in connection with a procurement exercise that is based on the open procedure under the Public Contract Regulations 2015. The associated services fall within the ‘Light Touch Regime’ (LTR) governing procurement of health, social, education and other service contracts. NHS England, and AGEM CSU as its representative, hold themselves bound to any of the Regulations, save those applicable to LTR provisions.

Bidders are also to note that information relating to this procurement is provided in good faith and may be subject to amendment.

II.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract or the framework agreement

Duration in months: 24

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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

HIS Network (South West)

Lot No: 7

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

85100000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKK
Main site or place of performance:

South West England.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

As part of the commitments of the NHS Long Term Plan, NHS England are progressing arrangements to commission, via 7 lots, a Veterans’ Mental Health High Intensity Service Pathfinder that will provide both inpatient and community-based crisis response services. An important element of service delivery will be to monitor and evaluate patient outcomes, with learning and insight from the Pathfinder informing the development of future Veterans’ mental health services from 2022.

The Pathfinder, to be delivered as 7 Networks, will launch in April 2020 and run until end of March 2022. Network lead providers will be responsible for sourcing partners and subcontractors by making the most of the experienced independent, voluntary and third sectors to enable the best provider-mix possible from medical, psychological, social and welfare backgrounds to attain equity of services and value for money.

The procurement process will be facilitated entirely online via eu-supply.com

Applicants should register and complete the online questionnaires hosted on the portal prior to the deadline for submission. All clarification requests and correspondence relating to this opportunity must be directed through the portal.

Contracts will be awarded for a period of two (2) years.

Further information, the indicative procurement timetable (subject to change at NHS England’s discretion), and guidance can be viewed online via the Portal.

This tender process is being managed by Arden and GEM Commissioning Support Unit (AGEM CSU) on behalf of NHS England in connection with a procurement exercise that is based on the open procedure under the Public Contract Regulations 2015. The associated services fall within the ‘Light Touch Regime’ (LTR) governing procurement of health, social, education and other service contracts. NHS England, and AGEM CSU as its representative, hold themselves bound to any of the Regulations, save those applicable to LTR provisions.

Bidders are also to note that information relating to this procurement is provided in good faith and may be subject to amendment.

II.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract or the framework agreement

Duration in months: 24

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.1.4)Objective rules and criteria for participation
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)Form of procedure

Open procedure
IV.1.3)Information about framework agreement
IV.1.10)Identification of the national rules applicable to the procedure:
IV.1.11)Main features of the award procedure:
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure

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

Date: 03/01/2020
Local time: 12:00

IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:

English

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Official name: Arden and GEM Commissioning Support Unit
Postal address: Cardinal Square, 10 Nottingham Road
Town: Derby
Postal code: DE1 3QT
Country: United KingdomInternet address: https://www.ardengemcsu.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:

29/10/2019