Young People’s Mental Health Digital Support Service in Berkshire

Young People’s Mental Health Digital Support Service in Berkshire

Berkshire East Clinical Commissioning Group are seeking to commission a young people’s mental health digital support service in Berkshire for people aged between 11 and 19 (or up to 25 for care leavers).

United Kingdom-Windsor: Health and social work services

2019/S 205-499692

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: East Berkshire Clinical Commissioning Group
Postal address: King Edward VII Hospital, St Leonards Road
Town: Windsor
NUTS code: UKJ11
Postal code: SL4 3DP
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Angela Mortley
E-mail: angelamortley@nhs.net
Telephone: +44 1935381968
Internet address(es):Main address: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/scwcsu/aspx/Home

Address of the buyer profile: https://www.eastberkshireccg.nhs.uk

I.2)Information about joint procurement

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/scwcsu/aspx/Home
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/scwcsu/aspx/Home
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:

East Berkshire CCG — Young People’s Mental Health Digital Support Service in Berkshire

Reference number: WA10007

II.1.2)Main CPV code

85000000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

Berkshire East Clinical Commissioning Group are seeking to commission a young people’s mental health digital support service in Berkshire for people aged between 11 and 19 (or up to 25 for care leavers). The commissioner has a budget of 150 000 GBP per annum. The total contract value for the 2 year contract is 300 000 GBP. At the end of the initial contract term the commissioners will have an extension option for any number of periods up to a maximum of a further 2 years available which will be awarded at their discretion, giving a maximum possible contract value of 600 000 GBP exclusive of recoverable VAT, over 4 years if the full contract term is fulfilled. This procurement is being carried out by NHS South, Central and West Commissioning Support Unit (SCW) on behalf of the commissioners.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 600 000.00 GBP

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)

85000000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKJ11
Main site or place of performance:

Berkshire.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Berkshire East Clinical Commissioning Group are seeking to commission a young people’s mental health digital support service in Berkshire for people aged between 11 and 19 (or up to 25 for care leavers). The commissioner has a budget of 150 000 GBP per annum. The total contract value for the 2 year contract is 300 000 GBP. At the end of the initial contract term the commissioners will have an extension option for any number of periods up to a maximum of a further 2 years available which will be awarded at their discretion, giving a maximum possible contract value of 600 000 GBP exclusive of recoverable VAT, over 4 years if the full contract term is fulfilled. This procurement is being carried out by NHS South, Central and West Commissioning Support Unit (SCW) on behalf of the commissioners.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 600 000.00 GBP

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 contract will be for an initial term of 2 years, with an option to extend for any period up to a further 2 years, as defined and at the sole discretion of the commissioner. Services are scheduled to commence on 1.2.2020.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of options:

The contract will be for an initial term of 2 years, with an option to extend for any period up to a further 2 years, as defined and at the sole discretion of the commissioner. Services are scheduled to commence on 1.2.2020.

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

The services are healthcare services falling within Schedule 3 to the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (the Regulations) which are not subject to the full regime of the regulations, but is instead governed by the light touch regime contained within Chapter 3, Section 7 of the Regulations (Regulations 74 to 77).

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

List and brief description of conditions:

As per the ITT documentation.

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

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

Date: 18/11/2019
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:

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

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 18/11/2019
Local time: 12:01
Place:

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published:

2022

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

VI.3)Additional information:

Interested providers will be able to view this notice via the ‘current tenders’ list on the e-procurement system In-Tend, available on the following link: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/scwcsu/aspx/Home

In order to submit a bid, you will need to be registered on the e-procurement system and ‘express an interest’, and then complete a response as specified within the procurement documents. On registration, please include at least 2 contacts to allow for access to the system in times of absence. The services are healthcare services falling within Schedule 3 to the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (the Regulations) which are not subject to the full regime of the Regulations, but is instead governed by the light touch regime contained within Chapter 3, Section 7 of the Regulations (Regulations 74 to 77). The tendering process will be conducted in accordance with the requirements and flexibilities provided by Articles 74 to 76 of the Directive, and Regulations 74 to 76 of the regulations. The authority will run a transparent tender process, treating all bidders equally. For the avoidance of doubt, the authority will not be bound by the regulations or the treaty on the functioning of the European Union or any other regulations or legislation except for the specific parts or circumstances that apply to the procurement of these services. Neither the inclusion of a bidder selection stage, nor the use of any language or terms found in the directive or regulations, nor the description of the procedure voluntarily adopted by the authority (open, restricted, competitive procedure with negotiation, competitive dialogue or any other description), nor any other indication, shall be taken to mean that the authority intends to hold itself bound by the directive or regulations, save by the provisions applicable to services coming within the scope of Annex XIV of the Directive/Schedule 3 of the regulations. The contracting authority intends to voluntarily observe the award decision notices provisions and 10 day standstill period described in Regulation 86 of the regulations. Unsuccessful Bidders will receive scores and reasons for the decision, including the characteristics and relative advantages of the winning bid and the reasons why the bidder/application was unsuccessful. Deadline for lodging of appeals should be in accordance with Regulation 87 and Regulation 91 of the regulations.

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Official name: East Berkshire Clinical Commissioning Group
Postal address: C/O SCW CSU Procurement, Wynford House, Lufton Way, Lufton
Town: Yeovil
Postal code: Ba22 8HR
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: angelamortley@nhs.net
Telephone: +44 1935381968Internet address: https://www.eastberkshireccg.nhs.uk
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

VI.4.3)Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

As described in VI.3), deadline for lodging of appeals should be in accordance with Regulation 87 and Regulation 91 of the 2015 Regulations.

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

Official name: East Berkshire Clinical Commissioning Group
Postal address: C/O SCW CSU Procurement, Wynford House, Lufton Way, Lufton
Town: Windsor
Postal code: BA22 8HR
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: angelamortley@nhs.net
Telephone: +44 1935381968Internet address: https://www.eastberkshireccg.nhs.uk

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

18/10/2019