Nhs West Lancashire Ccg Community Dermatology

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
NHS Midlands and Lancashire CSU
Heron House, 120 Grove Road
Stoke on Trent
ST4 4LX
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1216121500
E-mail: sophie.riding@nhs.net
NUTS code: UKG24

Internet address(es):

Main address: https://mlcsu.bravosolution.co.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://mlcsu.bravosolution.co.uk
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://mlcsu.bravosolution.co.uk
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:

NHS West Lancashire CCG Community Dermatology

Reference number: L-18-12a
II.1.2)Main CPV code
85000000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

The CCG is commissioning a community-based dermatology service to help contribute to the triple aim of improved population health, high quality holistic care for patients and reduced cost. It is expected that the service will triage all referrals for dermatology, be at the leading edge of technology and maximise the use of dermatology and minor surgery skills within primary care.

The Supplier/ Provider should be willing to work with the commissioner to drive the transformational change, understanding the need for whole system transformation.

Minimum value is 500 000 GBP per annum, which would equate to 1 500 000 GBP for 3 years and 2 500 000 GBP for 5 years. The maximum is 850 000 GBP per annum which would equate to 2 550 000 GBP for 3 years or 4 250 000 GBP for 5 years.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 4 250 000.00 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)
72000000
72200000
72300000
73000000
79415200
85323000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKD47
Main site or place of performance:

West Lancashire

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Minimum value is 500 000 GBP per annum, which would equate to 1 500 000 GBP for 3 years and 2 500 000 GBP for 5 years. The maximum is 850 000 GBP per annum which would equate to 2 550 000 GBP for 3 years or 4 250 000 GBP for 5 years.

NHS Midlands and Lancashire Commissioning Support Unit are conducting this procurement on behalf of West Lancashire Clinical Commissioning Group.

The CCG is commissioning a community-based dermatology service to help contribute to the triple aim of improved population health, high quality holistic care for patients and reduced cost. It is expected that the service will triage all referrals for dermatology, be at the leading edge of technology and maximise the use of dermatology and minor surgery skills within primary care.

The Supplier/ Provider should be willing to work with the commissioner to drive the transformational change, understanding the need for whole system transformation including:

a) Changing cultural beliefs and behaviours across organisational boundaries and throughout the healthcare system;

b) Providing modern and innovative IT enabled healthcare services which supports patients at all levels of complexity to remain at the highest level of independence that they can achieve;

c) Integrating a range of health, social care and third sector services;

d) Influencing supply chain organisations to deliver better outcomes for patients.

Further information is available below and in the attachments associated with this notice.

To find out more or to respond to this opportunity please visit the NHS Midlands and Lancashire CSU e-sourcing portal at https://mlcsu.bravosolution.co.uk

Potential suppliers should be aware that clarifications to the PQQ documents should be submitted before 21.9.2018 14:00 and PQQ responses should be submitted before 5.10.2018 17:00.

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
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Start: 01/04/2019
End: 31/03/2024
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The contract is for 3 years initially (with the option to extend for a further 2 years).

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited
II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
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
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
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
Innovation partnership
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: no
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: 05/10/2018
Local time: 17:00
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
Duration in months: 3 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

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:

This procurement is for Social and other specific services which are Light Touch Regime services for the purpose of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 as specified in Schedule 3 of the Regulations (“Regulations”) http://www.legislation.gov.uk/uksi/2015/102/schedule/3/made

Accordingly, the Contracting Authority is only bound by those parts of the Regulations detailed in Chapter 3 Particular Procurement Regimes Section 7 http://www.legislation.gov.uk/uksi/2015/102/part/2/chapter/3/made

The Contracting Authority is not voluntarily following any other part of the Regulations.

The only selection for type of Procedure was “Restricted” and the Contracting Authority wishes to clarify that this is not a Restricted procedure but “Other” procedure under the Light Touch Regime. The procedure which the Contracting Authority is following is set out in the procurement documents.

As the CCG is a relevant body for the purpose of the National Health Service (Procurement, Patient Choice and Competition) (no. 2) Regulations 2013 these Regulations also apply to this procurement.

Right to Cancel: The Contracting Authority reserves the right to discontinue the procurement process at any time, which shall include the right not to award a contract or contracts, and does not bind itself to accept the lowest tender, or any tender received, and reserves the right to award a contract in part, or to call for new tenders should it consider this necessary.

The Contracting Authority shall not be liable for any costs or expenses incurred by any candidate or tenderer in connection with the completion and return of the information requested in this Contract Notice, or in the completion or submission of any tender, irrespective of the outcome of the competition or if the competition is cancelled or postponed.

All dates, time periods and values specified in this notice are provisional and the Contracting Authority reserves the right to change these.

Transparency: The Contracting Authority is subject to the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (FOIA) and the Environmental Information Regulations 2004 (EIR) and may be required to disclose information received in the course of this procurement under FOIA or the EIR.

In addition, and in accordance with the UK Government's policies on transparency, the Contracting Authority intends to publish procurement documentation and the text of any resulting contractual arrangements, subject to possible redactions at the discretion of the Contracting Authority.

Any redactions, whether in relation to information requests under FOIA, the EIR or policies on transparency will be in accordance with those grounds prescribed under the Freedom of Information Act. If and when this requirement is offered to tender, this will be done via electronic means using the internet. Midlands and Lancashire CSU is conducting this procurement exercise as a central purchasing body for another NHS body with whom the successful bidder(s) will enter into contracts for the supply of the services.

Any other public-sector body detailed within this notice, wishing to access the contract may do so only with permission from the contracting NHS body.

Further details will be made available via documentation and information released during the tender process.

Submission of expression of interest and procurement specific information. This exercise will be conducted on the Midlands and Lancashire CSU portal at https://mlcsu.bravosolution.co.uk

Candidates wishing to be considered must register their expression of interest and provide additional procurement-specific information (by registering on the Bravo portal). Candidates should register on the portal at https://mlcsu.bravosolution.co.uk (registration and use of the website is free of charge). If your organisation has registered previously, you do not need to re-register.

For technical support in submitting your expression of interest contact the Bravo Solution Help-desk on +44 8003684850 or E-mail: help@bravosolution

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
NHS West Lancashire Clinical Commissioning Group
Wigan Road
Ormskirk
L39 2JW
United Kingdom
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:
06/09/2018