Ctp686 - Derbyshire Integrated Sexual Health Service.

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

Derbyshire County Council
County Procurement Services, County Hall
Contact point(s): County Procurement Services
For the attention of: Stephen Curtis
DE4 3AG Matlock
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1628536272
E-mail: stephen.curtis@derbyshire.gov.uk
Fax: +44 1629538991

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: www.derbyshire.gov.uk & www.sourcederbyshire.gov.uk

Electronic access to information: https://www.eastmidstenders.org

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: https://www.eastmidstenders.org

Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: The above mentioned contact point(s)

I.2)Type of the contracting authority
Regional or local authority
I.3)Main activity
General public services
Health
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities
The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
CTP686 - Derbyshire Integrated Sexual Health Service.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Services
Service category No 25: Health and social services

NUTS code UKF1

II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
The notice involves a public contract
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
The current model of sexual health services commissioned within Derbyshire is delivered by a number of different providers, with Genitourinary medicine (GUM) commissioned and provided separately to Contraception and Sexual Health (CASH) services. Whilst the services have responded to changes in need and the challenges of the previous national strategy for sexual health, there remains significant potential to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of services in meeting the needs of the population.
Derbyshire County Council is commissioning an ‘Integrated Sexual Health Service' (ISHS) which will enable more strategic planning of locations and accessibility of services for Derbyshire residents.
The service will deliver open access, good-quality, patient centred, responsive, cost-effective, and confidential sexual health services to improve sexual health and reduce sexual health inequalities across the population of Derbyshire.
The service will commence April 2015 and will deliver a managed sexual health service based on a Primary Contractor model and aims to reduce sexual health inequalities by providing an equitable service to Derbyshire residents facilitating prompt access in line with clinical need.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85000000, 85100000

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
II.1.8)Lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.1.9)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
The current model of sexual health services commissioned within Derbyshire is delivered by a number of different providers, with Genitourinary medicine (GUM) commissioned and provided separately to Contraception and Sexual Health (CASH) services. Whilst the services have responded to changes in need and the challenges of the previous national strategy for sexual health, there remains significant potential to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of services in meeting the needs of the population.
Derbyshire County Council is commissioning an ‘Integrated Sexual Health Service' (ISHS) which will enable more strategic planning of locations and accessibility of services for Derbyshire residents.
The service will deliver open access, good-quality, patient centred, responsive, cost-effective, and confidential sexual health services to improve sexual health and reduce sexual health inequalities across the population of Derbyshire.
The service will commence April 2015 and will deliver a managed sexual health service based on a Primary Contractor model and aims to reduce sexual health inequalities by providing an equitable service to Derbyshire residents facilitating prompt access in line with clinical need.
Estimated value excluding VAT: 20 400 000 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.3)Information about renewals
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion
Duration in months: 48 (from the award of the contract)

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:
As detailed in the tender documents.
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
As detailed in the tender documents.
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
III.1.4)Other particular conditions
The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: no
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: As detailed in tender documents.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: As detailed in the tender documents.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: As detailed in the tender documents.
III.2.3)Technical capacity
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
As detailed in the tender documents.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
As detailed in the tender documents.
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession
Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession: no
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service
Legal persons should indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff responsible for the execution of the service: no

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Open
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate
Envisaged number of operators: 1
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue
Recourse to staged procedure to gradually reduce the number of solutions to be discussed or tenders to be negotiated no
IV.2)Award criteria
IV.2.1)Award criteria
The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated in the specifications, in the invitation to tender or to negotiate or in the descriptive document
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
An electronic auction will be used: no
IV.3)Administrative information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:
CTP686
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
no
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document
Time limit for receipt of requests for documents or for accessing documents: 4.8.2014 - 16:00
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
5.8.2014 - 11:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up
English.
IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
in days: 180 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 5.8.2014 - 11:00
Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: yes
Additional information about authorised persons and opening procedure: Senior officers of the Council.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
VI.3)Additional information
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

Derbyshire County Council
County Hall
DE4 3AG Matlock
United Kingdom
E-mail: publichealthprocurement@derbyshire.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 1629536870
Internet address: www.sourcederbyshire.co.uk
Fax: +44 1629538991

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: Derbyshire County Council will operate a minimum of 10 calendar days standstill period at the point information on the award of the contract is communicated to the relevant economic operators. Debriefing by the Council shall be in accordance with the Public Contracts Regulations 2006 (as amended) (the Regulations). Such information should be requested form the addresses in Section 1.1. If an appeal regarding the award of the contract has not bee successfully resolved the regulations provide for the aggrieved parties who are of the opinion that they have been harmed or are at risk of harm by a breach of the Regulations, to take action in the High Court (England, Wales and Northern Ireland). Any such action must be brought promptly (generally within 3 months).
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
26.6.2014