Alternative Provider Medical Services For Tg Medical Centre

Social and other specific services – public contracts

Contract notice


Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
NHS England North (Cheshire and Merseyside)
1829 Building, Countess of Chester Health Park
United Kingdom
NUTS code: UKD6

Internet address(es):

Main address:

Address of the buyer profile:

I.2)Information about joint procurement
The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body
Additional information can be obtained from another address:
North of England Commissioning Support Unit
Teesdale House, Thornaby
Stockton on Tees
TS17 6BL
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1642745436
NUTS code: UKC1

Internet address(es):

Main address:

Address of the buyer profile:

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

Alternative Provider Medical Services for TG Medical Centre

Reference number: NHSE275
II.1.2)Main CPV code
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.1.4)Short description:

North of England Commissioning Support (NECS) is a commissioning support service hosted by NHS England and has managed this procurement process for and on behalf of NHS England (North) Cheshire and Merseyside. Under co-commissioning arrangements for commissioning Primary Care services NHS Wirral CCG and NHSE are proposing to commission a GP practice for patients registered at TG Medical Centre. The contract will be for an initial period of 4 years with the option to extend by 2 further 36 Month periods (4+3+3)

For information on how to express an interest in this tender please see additional information at V1.3 of this notice.

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: UKD1
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The procurement is for a contract term of 4 years with the option to extend for a further three years and then a further three years again after that, all subject to satisfactory contract performance at the discretion of the commissioner. All financial values are in real terms i.e. no inflation is included and therefore financial values are as at 2018/19 values.

NHS England has a set price of 84.63 GBP (88.96 GBP less 4.33 GBP for out of hours opt-out) for the capitation payments per weighted patient. This is equivalent to the General Medical Services (GMS) price. This capitation payment is designed to cover the Essential & Additional Services element of the contract as per the NHS (General Medical Services Contracts) Regulations.

The successful bidder will be eligible for an annual uplift to the set price of 84.63 GBP per weighted patient in line with the national uplift to GMS contracts. This will apply from April 2019.

Patient list sizes will be reviewed on a quarterly basis. For each additional weighted patient in excess of contracted levels the successful Bidder will be paid at the GMS rate applicable at the time less out of hours opt-out. e.g. currently 84.63 GBP. For each weighted patient below contracted levels an equivalent deduction will be made.

In addition to capitation payments the practice will be eligible for DES and QOF payments in line with GMS contractors. They will also be eligible for re-imbursement of Rent and Rates on current premises as per the NHS (General Medical Services Premises Costs) Directions.

Patient List Weighted 4497 = (raw) 4785(weighted) as at 1.7.2018 This service are currently being delivered from Tg Medical Centre, 56-60 Grange Road, Wirral CH48 4EG

II.2.6)Estimated value
II.2.7)Duration of the contract or the framework agreement
Duration in months: 120
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 Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations 2006 as amended by the Collective Redundancies and Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) (Amendment) Regulations 2014 (TUPE) will apply to these contracts. Bidders are advised to form their own view on whether TUPE applies, obtaining their own legal advice and carrying out due diligence.

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:

This procurement will follow the basic principals of the Open Procedure in accordance with the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (SI 2015 No 102).

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 stated in the ITT Documentation.

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

Section IV: Procedure

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:
IV.1.11)Main features of the award procedure:

Public contracts for social and other specific services listed in Schedule 3 shall be awarded in accordance with Chapter 3 Section 7 Regulation 74 to 77 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (SI 2015 No 102).

IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure
Notice number in the OJ S: 2018/S 077-172461
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate / Time limit for receipt of expressions of interest
Date: 03/10/2018
Local time: 12:00
IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.3)Additional information:

To express an interest in tendering for this procurement, please register on PROACTIS which can be found at: and follow the registration instructions.

“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 contracts have been scoped to take into account the priorities of the Contracting Authority and the Commissioner relating to “economic, social, and environmental well-being”.

(MT Ref:213056)

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
Telephone: +44 1642746911

Internet address:

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

The Contracting Authorities will act in accordance with Part 3 Chapter 5 Regulation 85 to 87 and Regulation 95 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
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 2079476000

Internet address:

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: