Website Design, Build and Hosting Contract – Fife

Website Design, Build and Hosting Contract – Fife

Contract for the design, build and hosting of the NHS Fife website.

United Kingdom-Kirkcaldy: World wide web (www) site design services

2019/S 149-367206

Contract notice


Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

NHS Fife
Unit 7, Midfield Road, Mitchelston Industrial Estate
Kirkcaldy, Fife
United Kingdom
Contact person: Kevin Finnegan
Telephone: +44 1592657320
Fax: +44 1592653384
NUTS code: UKM72

I.2)Information about joint procurement

The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body


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

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.5)Main activity


Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement


Redesign, Build and Host NHS Fife Website

Reference number: FIF19009

II.1.2)Main CPV code


II.1.3)Type of contract


II.1.4)Short description:

Contract for the design, build and hosting of the NHS Fife website.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)


II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKM72
Main site or place of performance:


II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The current NHS Fife website was developed in 2007 and is currently built on a bespoke Content management system (CMS), the Fife information management system (FISH). The current website has over 67 000 pages, files, documents and articles and on average 200 000 page views a month.

NHS Fife recognises the value of high quality and targeted communications to support the delivery of service and we are seeking to create a new website, hosting and development platform through this contract.

The website will be constructed to meet our user needs and incorporate current best practice in User Experience (UX) Increased mobile and tablet device usage will require a flexible and responsive design approach that will allow easy access of relevant information through various touch points and also improve transparency.

A cloud-based hosting infrastructure is to be implemented with back-up and a content delivery network (CDN) facilities.

Full details of the requirements can be found in the tender specification documents.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Quality / Weighting: 70
Price – Weighting: 30
II.2.6)Estimated value

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:

NHS Fife is entitled at its sole discretion to extend the contract by up to twenty-four (24) months.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of options:

The successful bidder, providing performance has been satisfactory, may be invited to engage and supply NHS Fife with additional design and build services as and when required providing an agreement can reach on a similar costing module over the contract period.

NHS Fife reserves the right to engage with the awarded bidder under the terms of this contract to meet any additional requirements over the contract period including possible contract extension.

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

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

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:

Performance conditions as stated in the procurement documents.

III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Section IV: Procedure


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

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

Date: 02/09/2019
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:


IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

Duration in months: 3 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 02/09/2019
Local time: 12:00

Opened electronically on the PCS-Tender portal.

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 14180

For more information see:

(SC Ref:592955)

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

NHS Fife
Unit 7, Midfield Road, Mitchelston Industrial Estate
Kirkcaldy, Fife
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1592657320
Fax: +44 1592653384Internet address:
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: