United Kingdom-Billingham: Health and social work services

Agency: TED
State:
Level of Government: State & Local
Category:
  • Q - Medical Services
Opps ID: NBD00003877058246810
Posted Date: Oct 5, 2017
Due Date: Oct 27, 2017
Solicitation No: 389868-2017
Source: Members Only
04/10/2017 S190 - - Services - Contract notice - Open procedure

United Kingdom-Billingham: Health and social work services

2017/S 190-389868

Social and other specific services ? public contracts

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1) Name and addresses
NHS Hartlepool and Stockton-On-Tees Clinical Commissioning Group
Billingham Health Centre, Queensway, Cleveland
Billingham
TS23 2LA
United Kingdom
Contact person: Procurement
Telephone: +44 1642745982
E-mail: necsu.neprocurement@nhs.net
NUTS code: UKC11

Internet address(es):

Main address: http://www.hartlepoolandstocktonccg.nhs.uk/

Address of the buyer profile: https://www.proactisplaza.com/SupplierPortal/?CID=NECS

I.1) Name and addresses
NHS South Tees Clinical Commissioning Group
North Ormesby Health Village, 11 Trinity Mews, North Ormesby, Cleveland
Middlesbrough
TS3 6AL
United Kingdom
Contact person: Procurement
E-mail: necsu.neprocurement@nhs.net
NUTS code: UKC12

Internet address(es):

Main address: http://www.southteesccg.nhs.uk/

Address of the buyer profile: https://www.mytenders.co.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=

I.2) Joint procurement
The contract involves joint procurement
I.3) Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://www.proactisplaza.com/SupplierPortal/?CID=NECS
Additional information can be obtained from another address:
North of England Commissioning Support Unit
Teesdale House, Thornaby
Stockton-on-Tees
TS17 6BL
United Kingdom
E-mail: necsu.neprocurement@nhs.net
NUTS code: UKC

Internet address(es):

Main address: http://www.necsu.nhs.uk/

Address of the buyer profile: https://www.proactisplaza.com/SupplierPortal/?CID=NECS

Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://www.proactisplaza.com/SupplierPortal/?CID=NECS
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:

Direct Access Adult Hearing Services ? Audiology Services for HAST and STEE CCGs.

Reference number: NECS279
II.1.2) Main CPV code
85000000
II.1.3) Type of contract
Services
II.1.4) Short description:

North of England Commissioning Support (NECS) are working for and on behalf of NHS South Tees CCG and NHS Hartlepool and Stockton-on-Tees CCG who wish to procure Direct Access Adult Hearing Services ? Audiology Services.

The service will be commissioned using the Any Qualified Provider (AQP) process. In securing services under the AQP process, assurance of competence, quality and safety standards is required. Any provider will be eligible to join the qualified provider list subject to demonstrating competency against specified criteria. Qualified providers will be expected to deliver the service under the NHS Standard Contract. As a qualified provider there are no levels of guaranteed activity. Payment is made based on actual provision and outcomes.

The opportunity is available in 2 Lots, providers can apply for 1 or both lots. Lot 1 Hartlepool and Stockton on Tees CCG and Lot 2 South Tees CCG.

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:

Lot 2 South Tees CCG

Lot No: 2
II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)
85000000
II.2.3) Place of performance
NUTS code: UKD3
Main site or place of performance:

Lot 2 will cover the South Tees CCG area:

II.2.4) Description of the procurement:

Providers need to deliver a comprehensive, patient-centred, direct access, adult hearing service for age related hearing loss which is responsive to the needs of the local communities and in line with national guidance and local requirements.

The service is to commence from 12.5.2018 for an expected duration of 12 months with an option to extend by a further 12 months at the discretion of the contracting authorities.

The aims of the service are to provide a comprehensive service for adults experiencing hearing and communication difficulties who feel they might benefit from hearing assessment and rehabilitation including the option of trying hearing aids with aftercare and support, in line with the National Commissioning Framework, other national guidance and local requirements.

The vision for people with hearing problems is for them to receive high quality, efficient services delivered closer to home, with short waiting times and high responsiveness to the needs of local communities, free at the point of access.

Key principles of an integrated hearing service, within which the Adult Hearing Service operates, is to:

? Improve public health and occupational health focus on hearing loss;

? Reduce prevalence of avoidable permanent hearing loss;

? Encourage early identification, diagnosis and management of hearing loss through improved service user and professional education;

? Provide person-centred care, and respond to information and psychosocial needs, including for the effect on partners of living with poor hearing;

? Support communication needs by providing timely signposting to lip reading classes and assistive technologies and other rehabilitation services;

? Promote inclusion and participation of people who are deaf or hard of hearing;

? Compliance with clinical guidance and good practice;

? Improve the service through research and development and the adoption of new evidence based technologies and practices.

Under the Public Services (Social Value) Act 2012 the contracting authority must consider:

How what is proposed to be procured might improve the economic, social and environmental well-being of South Tees and Hartlepool and Stockton-on-Tees and how, in conducting the process of procurement, it might act with a view to securing the improvement. This will be tested via the response to the application.

II.2.6) Estimated value
II.2.7) Duration of the contract or the framework agreement
Start: 12/05/2018
End: 11/05/2019
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:

Lot 1 Hartlepool and Stockton-on-Tees CCG

Lot No: 1
II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)
85000000
II.2.3) Place of performance
NUTS code: UKC11
Main site or place of performance:

Lot 1 will cover the Hartlepool and Stockton-On-Tees CCG area.

II.2.4) Description of the procurement:

Providers need to deliver a comprehensive, patient-centred, direct access, adult hearing service for age related hearing loss which is responsive to the needs of the local communities and in line with national guidance and local requirements.

The service is to commence from 12.5.2018 for an expected duration of 12 months with an option to extend by a further 12 months at the discretion of the contracting authorities.

The aims of the service are to provide a comprehensive service for adults experiencing hearing and communication difficulties who feel they might benefit from hearing assessment and rehabilitation including the option of trying hearing aids with aftercare and support, in line with the National Commissioning Framework, other national guidance and local requirements.

The vision for people with hearing problems is for them to receive high quality, efficient services delivered closer to home, with short waiting times and high responsiveness to the needs of local communities, free at the point of access.

Key principles of an integrated hearing service, within which the Adult Hearing Service operates, is to:

? Improve public health and occupational health focus on hearing loss;

? Reduce prevalence of avoidable permanent hearing loss;

? Encourage early identification, diagnosis and management of hearing loss through improved service user and professional education;

? Provide person-centred care, and respond to information and psychosocial needs, including for the effect on partners of living with poor hearing;

? Support communication needs by providing timely signposting to lip reading classes and assistive technologies and other rehabilitation services;

? Promote inclusion and participation of people who are deaf or hard of hearing;

? Compliance with clinical guidance and good practice;

? Improve the service through research and development and the adoption of new evidence based technologies and practices.

Under the Public Services (Social Value) Act 2012 the contracting authority must consider:

How what is proposed to be procured might improve the economic, social and environmental well-being of South Tees and Hartlepool and Stockton-on-Tees and how, in conducting the process of procurement, it might act with a view to securing the improvement. This will be tested via the response to the application.

II.2.6) Estimated value
II.2.7) Duration of the contract or the framework agreement
Start: 12/05/2018
End: 11/05/2019
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
List and brief description of rules and criteria:

Under the Public Services (Social Value) Act 2012 Contracting Authorities must consider:

(a) How what is proposed to be procured might improve the economic, social, and environmental well-being of the area where they exercise their functions; and

(b) How, in conducting the process of procurement, they might act with a view to securing that improvement.

Accordingly, the subject matter of the contract has been scoped to take into account the priorities of the Contracting Authority relating to economic, social, and environmental well-being.

The basic principles of the Open Procedure will be followed for this procurement to test the capacity, capability, and technical competence of bidders in accordance with The Light-Touch Rules Regime, Regulations 74 to 77 of The Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (SI 2015 No102) (for Health, Social, Education, and certain other Service Contracts).

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:

As detailed in the Any Qualified Provider Application Form.

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) Form of procedure
Open procedure
IV.1.3) Information about framework agreement
IV.1.10) Identification of the national rules applicable to the procedure:
Information about national procedures is available at: http://www.legislation.gov.uk/uksi/2015/102/pdfs/uksi_20150102_en.pdf
IV.1.11) Main features of the award procedure:

Public contracts for Health, Social, Education, and certain other Service Contracts listed in Schedule 3 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (SI 2015 No 102) (PCR 2015) shall be awarded in accordance with Chapter 3 Section 7 Regulation 74 to 77 of PCR 2015.

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: 27/10/2017
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:

NECS is utilising an electronic tendering tool to manage this procurement and communicate with potential providers. Accordingly, there will be no hard copy documents issued to potential providers and all communications with NECS, including your submission, will be conducted via the PROACTIS portal https://www.proactisplaza.com/SupplierPortal/?CID=NECS

It is free to register on the portal, and it can be accessed at any time of day providing you have a working internet connection. Should providers have any queries, or are having problems registering on the portal; they should contact the PROACTIS helpdesk via:

Suppliersupport@proactis.com or

http://proactis.kayako.com/suppliernetwork/Core/Default/Index

The helpdesk is open Monday ? Friday between 9:00 ? 17:30

Please note the deadline for submission of all application returns is 12:00 on 27.10.2017.

The application questionnaire and all relevant documentation associated with this offer can be accessed on the Proactis portal after 12:00 on 2.10.2017.

(MT Ref:202352).

VI.4) Procedures for review
VI.4.1) Review body
North of England Commissioning Support Unit
Teesdale House, Thornaby
Stockton on Tees
TS17 6BL
United Kingdom
E-mail: necsu.neprocurement@nhs.net

Internet address: http://www.necsu.nhs.uk

VI.4.2) Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3) Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

The Commissioner will act in accordance with Part 3 Chapter 5 Regulation 85 to 87 and Part 3 Chapter 6 Regulation 88 to 104 of the Public Contract Regulations 2015 (SI 2015 No 102) (PCR 2015). Part 3 of the PCR 2015 provides for appeals to be made to the High Court subject to the time limitations and other required procedural steps. The rules relating to appeal are complex and a dissatisfied tenderer is advised to take their own prompt legal advice.

VI.4.4) Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
Royal Courts of Justice ? The High Court
Strand
London
WC2A 2LL
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 2079476000

Internet address: https://courttribunalfinder.service.gov.uk/courts/royal-courts-of-justice

VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice:
29/09/2017
TI Title United Kingdom-Billingham: Health and social work services
ND Document number 389868-2017
PD Publication date 04/10/2017
OJ OJ S 190
TW Place BILLINGHAM
AU Authority name NHS Hartlepool and Stockton-On-Tees Clinical Commissioning Group
OL Original language EN
HD Heading - - Services - Contract notice - Open procedure
CY Country UK
AA Type of authority 6 - Body governed by public law
HA EU Institution -
DS Document sent 29/09/2017
DT Deadline 27/10/2017
NC Contract 4 - Services
PR Procedure 1 - Open procedure
TD Document 3 - Contract notice
RP Regulation 4 - European Union
PC CPV code 85000000 - Health and social work services
OC Original CPV code 85000000 - Health and social work services
RC NUTS code UKC11
UKD3
IA Internet address (URL) http://www.hartlepoolandstocktonccg.nhs.uk/
DI Directive Public procurement Directive 2014/24/EU

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