Procurement For The Provision Of Apms Primary Care On Behalf Of Medway Ccg

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 Medway Clinical Commissioning Group
50 Pembroke Court, Chatham Maritime, Kent ME4 4EL
Chatham
ME4 4EL
United Kingdom
Contact person: John Gibbs
E-mail: john.gibbs4@nhs.net
NUTS code: UKJ41

Internet address(es):

Main address: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/scwcsu/aspx/Home

Address of the buyer profile: www.medwayccg.nhs.uk

I.1)Name and addresses
NHS England South East (Kent, Surrey and Sussex)
Q88
Wharf House, Medway Wharf Road, Tonbridge, Kent, TN9 1RE
Tonbridge
TN9 1RE
United Kingdom
Contact person: John Gibbs
E-mail: john.gibbs4@nhs.net
NUTS code: UKJ41

Internet address(es):

Main address: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/scwcsu/aspx/Home

I.2)Information about joint procurement
The contract involves 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://in-tendhost.co.uk/scwcsu/aspx/Home
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/scwcsu/aspx/Home
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:

Procurement for the Provision of APMS Primary Care on behalf of Medway CCG

II.1.2)Main CPV code
85120000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

NHS Medway Clinical Commissioning Group (the Commissioner) is seeking a provider for Primary medical services.

The full scope of the service can be found in the service specification available at https://in-tendhost.co.uk/scwcsu/aspx/Home The contract period will be an initial 3 years with the option to extend by up to a further 1 year.

Based on current patient list and scope of services the annual contract value is 3 802 000 GBP per annum (including QOF, Premises, Enhanced Services excluding set-up costs). Any future contract value is expected to be in line with any rise or fall in the patient list size, as may be the case.

The closing date for first stage submissions is the 21.9.2018; full details including criteria for award are made available at https://in-tendhost.co.uk/scwcsu/aspx/Home

This procurement is being carried out by NHS South, Central and West Commissioning support unit (SCW) on behalf of the Commissioners.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 15 308 000.00 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)
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKJ41
Main site or place of performance:

UKJ41 - Medway

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

NHS Medway Clinical Commissioning Group (the Commissioner) is seeking a provider for Primary medical services to provide the full range of primary medical services at the below practices from 1.4.2019:

— Balmoral: Gillingham HLC and Twydall, list size: 6775,

— Boots Pentagon: Chatham, list size: 8193,

— St Marys Island: Chatham, list size: 3606,

— Sunlight Centre: Gillingham, list size: 7208.

Services are delivered on 5 sites as Balmoral have a branch site in Twydall serving a population of around 1 200 included in their list size.

The Commissioner is seeking to contract with a single provider serving approximately 25 000 patients with room to grow their practice list which will enable that practice to be able to commission services at scale. In addition it is proposed that the new provider will have a practice boundary of the whole of Medway, thus affording patients from anywhere in Medway to be able to access excellent quality of service provision reducing health inequalities across Medway.

The Commissioner is looking for a patient-centred approach to care delivery that is user friendly and culturally sensitive and encompasses national and local public health targets. The Commissioner is also looking for providers who can demonstrate a willingness to deliver a number of key design principles e.g. improving access and promoting prevention and self-care, as part of core service delivery and using digital channels to provide health care online consultations.

The full scope of the service can be found in the service specification available at https://in-tendhost.co.uk/scwcsu/aspx/Home The contract period will be an initial 3 years with the option to extend by up to a further 1 year.

Based on current patient list and scope of services the annual contract value is 3 802 000 GBP per annum (including QOF, Premises, Enhanced services excluding set-up costs). Any future contract value is expected to be in line with any rise or fall in the patient list size, as may be the case. From 2019/20 an inflation uplift will be payable on the Monthly variable payment in accordance with the nationally negotiated uplift for APMS contracts. The total value including all options, set-up costs and possible extensions is 15 308 000,00 GBP.

The closing date for first stage submissions is the 21.9.2018; full details including criteria for award are made available at https://in-tendhost.co.uk/scwcsu/aspx/Home

This procurement is being carried out by NHS South, Central and West Commissioning support unit (SCW) on behalf of the Commissioners.

II.2.6)Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 15 308 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract or the framework agreement
Duration in months: 48
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 contract period will be an initial 3 years with the option to extend by up to a further 1 year. Additionally the Commissioner retains the right to work with the successful provider rationalise the contract estates subject to patient and Public consultation.

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:

As stated in the procurement documents.

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 procurement documents.

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
Procedure involving negotiations
IV.1.3)Information about framework agreement
IV.1.10)Identification of the national rules applicable to the procedure:
IV.1.11)Main features of the award procedure:

As stated in the procurement documents

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: 21/09/2018
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
VI.3)Additional information:

Interested providers will be able to view this notice via the 'current tenders' list on the e-procurement portal (In-tend). https://in-tendhost.co.uk/scwcsu/aspx/Home

In order to submit a bid, you will need to register on the e-procurement portal and 'express an interest' and then complete all necessary questions as specified within the documents.

On registration, please include at least 2 contacts to allow for access to the portal in times of absence.

The services are healthcare services falling within Schedule 3 to the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 ("the Regulations") which are not subject to the full regime of the Regulations, but is instead governed by the "Light Touch Regime" contained within Chapter 3, Section 7 of the Regulations (Regulations 74 to 77).

The tendering process will be conducted in accordance with the requirements and flexibilities provided by Articles 74 to 76 of the Directive, and Regulations 74 to 76 of the Regulations. The Authority will run a transparent tender process, treating all Bidders equally. For the avoidance of doubt, the Authority will not be bound by the Regulations or the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union or any other regulations or legislation except for the specific parts or circumstances that apply to the procurement of these services.

Neither the inclusion of a Bidder selection stage, nor the use of any language or terms found in the Directive or Regulations, nor the description of the procedure voluntarily adopted by the Authority ("Open", "Restricted", "Competitive Procedure with Negotiation", "Competitive Dialogue" or any other description), nor any other indication, shall be taken to mean that the Authority intends to hold itself bound by the Directive or Regulations, save by the provisions applicable to services coming within the scope of Annex XIV of the Directive / Schedule 3 of the Regulations.

The Contracting Authority intends to voluntarily observe the award decision notices provisions and 10 day standstill period described in Regulation 86 of the Regulations. Unsuccessful Bidders will receive scores and reasons for the decision, including the characteristics and relative advantages of the winning bid and the reasons why the Bidder/application was unsuccessful. Deadline for lodging of appeals should be in accordance with Regulation 87 and Regulation 91 of the Regulations.

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
NHS Medway Clinical Commissioning Group
50 Pembroke Court, Chatham Maritime, Kent ME4 4EL
Chatham
ME4 4EL
United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

As described in VI.3, deadline for lodging of appeals should be in accordance with Regulation 87 and Regulation 91 of the 2015 Regulations.

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
03/09/2018