Liaison And Diversion Services

Social and other specific services – public contracts

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
NHS England
Quarry House, Quarry Hill
Leeds
LS2 7UE
United Kingdom
E-mail: necsu.neprocurement@nhs.net
NUTS code: UKC

Internet address(es):

Main address: http://www.england.nhs.uk/north

Address of the buyer profile: https://supplierlive.proactisp2p.com/Account/Login

I.2)Information about joint procurement
The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body
I.3)Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://supplierlive.proactisp2p.com/Account/Login
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: UK

Internet address(es):

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

Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://supplierlive.proactisp2p.com/Account/Login
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:

Liaison and Diversion Services

Reference number: NHSE286
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) is working for, and on behalf of, NHS England, Specialised commissioning, North Region who wish to commission a comprehensive all age Liaison and Diversion services to identify, assess and refer people with mental health, learning disability, substance misuse and social vulnerabilities when they first come into contact with the police and criminal justice system, within the locality of North England.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 75 756 000.00 GBP
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for maximum number of lots: 8
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Northumbria

Lot No: 2
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
85000000
75231230
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKC
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

North of England Commissioning Support is working for and on behalf of NHS England, Specialised commissioning, North Region who wish to commission a comprehensive all aged Liaison and Diversion service across Northumbria.

The Liaison and Diversion (L&D) service identifies, assesses and refers people with mental health, learning disability, substance misuse and social vulnerabilities when they first come into contact with the police and criminal justice system.

The aim of the Liaison and Diversion service is to deliver a comprehensive range of Services that encompasses all age groups across the North region. In particular services that meets the needs of people with mental health, learning disability, substance misuse and other psychosocial vulnerabilities who enter the youth/or criminal justice systems. The aim is to provide early intervention care as soon as the individual enters the Criminal justice system (CJS). To ensure that where appropriate, individuals can be managed more appropriately in the community, or dependent on need diverted from the justice pathway altogether. This procurement will be conducted via the NECS e-tendering system (Proactis) as such there will be no hard copy documents issued to bidders and all communications between bidders and NECS, including tender submissions, will be conducted via the Proactis portal. To express an interest in tendering for this procurement, please register on the Proactis e-tendering portal, which can be found at: https://www.proactisplaza.com/SupplierPortal/?CID=NECS and follow the registration instructions. Please note that it is free to register on Proactis, which can be accessed at any time of day. Should you have any queries, or are having problems registering on the portal, you should contact the eTendering provider by Email: Suppliersupport@proactis.com or Website: http://proactis.kayako.com/suppliernetwork/Core/Default/Index (Monday to Friday 8:30 am to 5:00 pm). 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 Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (SI 2015 No. 102).

II.2.6)Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 11 760 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract or the framework agreement
Duration in months: 72
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:

Cumbria and Lancashire

Lot No: 1
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
75231230
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKD
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

North of England Commissioning Support is working for and on behalf of NHS England, Specialised Commissioning, North Region who wish to commission a comprehensive all age Liaison and Diversion Services across the Lancashire and Cumbria. The Liaison and Diversion (L&D) service identifies, assesses and refers people with mental health, learning disability, substance misuse and social vulnerabilities when they first come into contact with the police and criminal justice system. The aim of the Liaison and Diversion service is to deliver a comprehensive range of Services that encompasses all age groups. In particular services that meets the needs of people with mental health, learning disability, substance misuse and other psychosocial vulnerabilities who enter the youth/or criminal justice systems. The aim is to provide early intervention care as soon as the individual enters the Criminal justice system (CJS). To ensure that where appropriate, individuals can be managed more appropriately in the community, or dependent on need diverted from the justice pathway altogether. This procurement will be conducted via the NECS e-tendering system (Proactis) as such there will be no hard copy documents issued to bidders and all communications between bidders and NECS, including tender submissions, will be conducted via the Proactis portal. To express an interest in tendering for this procurement, please register on the Proactis e-tendering portal, which can be found at: https://www.proactisplaza.com/SupplierPortal/?CID=NECS and follow the registration instructions.Please note that it is free to register on Proactis, which can be accessed at any time of day. Should you have any queries, or are having problems registering on the portal, you should contact the eTendering provider by Email: Suppliersupport@proactis.com or Website: http://proactis.kayako.com/suppliernetwork/Core/Default/Index (Monday to Friday 8:30 am to 5:00 pm). 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 Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (SI 2015 No. 102).

II.2.6)Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 13 812 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract or the framework agreement
Duration in months: 72
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:

Durham

Lot No: 3
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
75231230
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKC14
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

North of England Commissioning Support is working for and on behalf of NHS England, Specialised commissioning, North Region who wish to commission a comprehensive all aged Liaison and Diversion service in Durham.

The Liaison and Diversion (L&D) service identifies, assesses and refers people with mental health, learning disability, substance misuse and social vulnerabilities when they first come into contact with the police and criminal justice system.

The aim of the Liaison and Diversion service is to deliver a comprehensive range of services that encompasses all age groups across the North region. In particular services that meets the needs of people with mental health, learning disability, substance misuse and other psychosocial vulnerabilities who enter the youth/or criminal justice systems. The aim is to provide early intervention care as soon as the individual enters the Criminal justice system (CJS). To ensure that where appropriate, individuals can be managed more appropriately in the community, or dependent on need diverted from the justice pathway altogether. This procurement will be conducted via the NECS e-tendering system (Proactis) as such there will be no hard copy documents issued to bidders and all communications between bidders and NECS, including tender submissions, will be conducted via the Proactis portal.To express an interest in tendering for this procurement, please register on the Proactis e-tendering portal, which can be found at: https://www.proactisplaza.com/SupplierPortal/?CID=NECS and follow the registration instructions. Please note that it is free to register on PROACTIS, which can be accessed at any time of day.Should you have any queries, or are having problems registering on the portal, you should contact the eTendering provider by Email: Suppliersupport@proactis.com or Website: http://proactis.kayako.com/suppliernetwork/Core/Default/Index (Monday to Friday 8:30 am to 5:00 pm). 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 Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (SI 2015 No. 102).

II.2.6)Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 4 560 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract or the framework agreement
Duration in months: 72
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:

Cleveland

Lot No: 4
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
75231230
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKC
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

North of England Commissioning Support is working for and on behalf of NHS England, Specialised Commissioning, North Region who wish to commission a comprehensive all aged Liaison and Diversion service for Cleveland.

The Liaison and Diversion (L&D) service identifies, assesses and refers people with mental health, learning disability, substance misuse and social vulnerabilities when they first come into contact with the police and criminal justice system.

The aim of the Liaison and Diversion service is to deliver a comprehensive range of services that encompasses all age groups across the North region. In particular services that meets the needs of people with mental health, learning disability, substance misuse and other psychosocial vulnerabilities who enter the youth/or criminal justice systems. The aim is to provide early intervention care as soon as the individual enters the Criminal justice system (CJS). To ensure that where appropriate, individuals can be managed more appropriately in the community, or dependent on need diverted from the justice pathway altogether. This procurement will be conducted via the NECS e-tendering system (Proactis) as such there will be no hard copy documents issued to bidders and all communications between bidders and NECS, including tender submissions, will be conducted via the Proactis portal.To express an interest in tendering for this procurement, please register on the Proactis e-tendering portal, which can be found at: https://www.proactisplaza.com/SupplierPortal/?CID=NECS and follow the registration instructions. Please note that it is free to register on Proactis, which can be accessed at any time of day.Should you have any queries, or are having problems registering on the portal, you should contact the eTendering provider by Email: Suppliersupport@proactis.com or Website: http://proactis.kayako.com/suppliernetwork/Core/Default/Index (Monday to Friday 8:30 am to 5:00 pm).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 Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (SI 2015 No. 102).

II.2.6)Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 4 926 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract or the framework agreement
Duration in months: 72
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:

Humberside

Lot No: 5
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
75231230
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKE
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

North of England Commissioning Support is working for and on behalf of NHS England, Specialised Commissioning, North Region who wish to commission a comprehensive all aged Liaison and Diversion service in Humberside.

The Liaison and Diversion (L&D) service identifies, assesses and refers people with mental health, learning disability, substance misuse and social vulnerabilities when they first come into contact with the police and criminal justice system.

The aim of the Liaison and Diversion service is to deliver a comprehensive range of services that encompasses all age groups across the North region. In particular services that meets the needs of people with mental health, learning disability, substance misuse and other psychosocial vulnerabilities who enter the youth/or criminal justice systems. The aim is to provide early intervention care as soon as the individual enters the Criminal justice system (CJS). To ensure that where appropriate, individuals can be managed more appropriately in the community, or dependent on need diverted from the justice pathway altogether.This procurement will be conducted via the NECS e-tendering system (Proactis) as such there will be no hard copy documents issued to bidders and all communications between bidders and NECS, including tender submissions, will be conducted via the Proactis portal.To express an interest in tendering for this procurement, please register on the Proactis e-tendering portal, which can be found at: https://www.proactisplaza.com/SupplierPortal/?CID=NECS and follow the registration instructions.Please note that it is free to register on Proactis, which can be accessed at any time of day.Should you have any queries, or are having problems registering on the portal, you should contact the eTendering provider by Email: Suppliersupport@proactis.com or Website: http://proactis.kayako.com/suppliernetwork/Core/Default/Index (Monday to Friday 8:30 am to 5:00 pm).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 Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (SI 2015 No. 102).

II.2.6)Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 7 182 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract or the framework agreement
Duration in months: 72
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:

North Yorkshire

Lot No: 6
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
75231230
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKE2
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

North of England Commissioning Support is working for and on behalf of NHS England, Specialised commissioning, North Region who wish to commission a comprehensive all aged Liaison and Diversion service in North Yorkshire.

The Liaison and Diversion (L&D) service identifies, assesses and refers people with mental health, learning disability, substance misuse and social vulnerabilities when they first come into contact with the police and criminal justice system.

The aim of the Liaison and Diversion service is to deliver a comprehensive range of services that encompasses all age groups across the North region. In particular services that meets the needs of people with mental health, learning disability, substance misuse and other psychosocial vulnerabilities who enter the youth/or criminal justice systems. The aim is to provide early intervention care as soon as the individual enters the Criminal justice system (CJS). To ensure that where appropriate, individuals can be managed more appropriately in the community, or dependent on need diverted from the justice pathway altogether.This procurement will be conducted via the NECS e-tendering system (Proactis) as such there will be no hard copy documents issued to bidders and all communications between bidders and NECS, including tender submissions, will be conducted via the Proactis portal. To express an interest in tendering for this procurement, please register on the Proactis e-tendering portal, which can be found at: https://www.proactisplaza.com/SupplierPortal/?CID=NECS and follow the registration instructions. Please note that it is free to register on Proactis, which can be accessed at any time of day.Should you have any queries, or are having problems registering on the portal, you should contact the eTendering provider by Email: Suppliersupport@proactis.com or Website: http://proactis.kayako.com/suppliernetwork/Core/Default/Index (Monday to Friday 8:30 am to 5:00 pm).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 Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (SI 2015 No. 102).

II.2.6)Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 4 452 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract or the framework agreement
Duration in months: 72
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:

South Yorkshire

Lot No: 7
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
75231230
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKE3
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

North of England Commissioning Support is working for and on behalf of NHS England, Specialised commissioning, North Region who wish to commission a comprehensive all aged Liaison and Diversion service in South Yorkshire.

The Liaison and Diversion (L&D) service identifies, assesses and refers people with mental health, learning disability, substance misuse and social vulnerabilities when they first come into contact with the police and criminal justice system.

The aim of the Liaison and Diversion service is to deliver a comprehensive range of Services that encompasses all age groups across the North region. In particular services that meets the needs of people with mental health, learning disability, substance misuse and other psychosocial vulnerabilities who enter the youth/or criminal justice systems. The aim is to provide early intervention care as soon as the individual enters the Criminal Justice System (CJS). To ensure that where appropriate, individuals can be managed more appropriately in the community, or dependent on need diverted from the justice pathway altogether.This procurement will be conducted via the NECS e-tendering system (Proactis) as such there will be no hard copy documents issued to bidders and all communications between bidders and NECS, including tender submissions, will be conducted via the Proactis portal. To express an interest in tendering for this procurement, please register on the Proactis e-tendering portal, which can be found at: https://www.proactisplaza.com/SupplierPortal/?CID=NECS and follow the registration instructions. Please note that it is free to register on Proactis, which can be accessed at any time of day.Should you have any queries, or are having problems registering on the portal, you should contact the eTendering provider by Email: Suppliersupport@proactis.com or Website: http://proactis.kayako.com/suppliernetwork/Core/Default/Index (Monday to Friday 8:30 am to 5:00 pm).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 Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (SI 2015 No. 102).

II.2.6)Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 10 740 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract or the framework agreement
Duration in months: 72
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:

West Yorkshire

Lot No: 8
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
75231230
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKE4
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

North of England Commissioning Support is working for and on behalf of NHS England, Specialised commissioning, North Region who wish to commission a comprehensive all aged Liaison and Diversion service in West Yorkshire.

The Liaison and Diversion (L&D) service identifies, assesses and refers people with mental health, learning disability, substance misuse and social vulnerabilities when they first come into contact with the police and criminal justice system.

The aim of the Liaison and Diversion service is to deliver a comprehensive range of Services that encompasses all age groups across the North region. In particular services that meets the needs of people with mental health, learning disability, substance misuse and other psychosocial vulnerabilities who enter the youth/or criminal justice systems. The aim is to provide early intervention care as soon as the individual enters the Criminal Justice System (CJS). To ensure that where appropriate, individuals can be managed more appropriately in the community, or dependent on need diverted from the justice pathway altogether.This procurement will be conducted via the NECS e-tendering system (Proactis) as such there will be no hard copy documents issued to bidders and all communications between bidders and NECS, including tender submissions, will be conducted via the Proactis portal.To express an interest in tendering for this procurement, please register on the Proactis e-tendering portal, which can be found at: https://www.proactisplaza.com/SupplierPortal/?CID=NECS and follow the registration instructions. Please note that it is free to register on Proactis, which can be accessed at any time of day.Should you have any queries, or are having problems registering on the portal, you should contact the eTendering provider by Email: Suppliersupport@proactis.com or Website: http://proactis.kayako.com/suppliernetwork/Core/Default/Index (Monday to Friday 8:30am to 5:00 pm).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 Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (SI 2015 No. 102).

II.2.6)Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 18 324 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract or the framework agreement
Duration in months: 72
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 No. 102) (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:
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of 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
Notice number in the OJ S: 2018/S 080-179805
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate / Time limit for receipt of expressions of interest
Date: 12/10/2018
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
Electronic ordering will be used
Electronic invoicing will be accepted
Electronic payment will be used
VI.3)Additional information:

This procurement will be conducted via the NECS e-tendering system (Proactis) as such there will be no hard copy documents issued to bidders and all communications between bidders and NECS, including tender submissions, will be conducted via the Proactis portal.

To express an interest in tendering for this procurement, please register on the Proactis e-tendering portal, which can be found at: https://www.proactisplaza.com/SupplierPortal/?CID=NECS and follow the registration instructions.

Please note that it is free to register on Proactis, which can be accessed at any time of day.

Should you have any queries, or are having problems registering on the portal, you should contact the eTendering provider by Email: Suppliersupport@proactis.com or Website: http://proactis.kayako.com/suppliernetwork/Core/Default/Index (Monday to Friday 8:30 am to 5:00 pm).

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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

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 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
Strand
London
WC2A 2LL
United Kingdom

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

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
03/09/2018