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United Kingdom-Leeds: Health and social work services
Section I: Contracting authority
Section II: Object
NHS England (Public health Commissioning) — Laboratory Services to Support the Delivery of the HPV Primary Screening Pathway within the NHS Cervical Screening Programme
NHS Arden and Greater East Midlands CSU (AGCSU) on behalf of NHS England (the Commissioner) is inviting suitably qualified and experienced providers to deliver HPV primary screening and related cervical screening services as part of the NHS Cervical Cancer Screening Programme (NHSCSP). The requirement is split into 9 Lots. Organisations wishing to submit a bid will need to register on the Arden GEM Bravo solutions website and complete the ITT documentation at the following location: https://ardengemcsu.bravosolution.co.uk/web/login.html
The ITT documentation should be completed by the closing date of 15:00 hrs on 9.1.2019. The main ITT reference is itt_1139.
It is anticipated the ITT documentation will be available w/c 26th November 2018 but may be published sooner and potential bidders are advised to monitor the web portal.
Please see the ITT documentation.
The London laboratory footprint will incorporate all GP practices and Community Sexual Health Services providers in the 32 CCGs in London.
In addition, the London Laboratory footprint will include the following practices from Essex currently linked with laboratories in London:
— F81023: Beechwood Surgery,
— F81038: Tile House Surgery,
— F81055: Mount Avenue Surgery,
— F81085: Dr A Naeem and Partners,
— F81102: Rockleigh Court Surgery,
— F81136: The Loughton Surgery,
— F81165: Palmerston Road Surgery,
— F81169: Kings Medical Centre,
— F81172: Traps Hill Surgery,
— F81215: Deal Tree Health Centre,
— F81216: The River Surgery,
— F81737: The Highwood Surgery.
In addition, the London Laboratory footprint will include the following Defence Medical Services practices in London:
— Northolt Medical Centre,
— Hounslow Medical Centre,
— Wellington Medical Centre,
— Hyde Park Medical Centre,
— Woolwich Medical Centre,
— Baird Medical Centre.
Option to extend for a further period of 24 months.
North East England.
The North East laboratory footprint includes all of the activity from cervical screening providers in all CCGs within Yorkshire and the Humber, and the North East.
This footprint will also include all acute hospital and sexual health providers that fall within the geographical area and relevant armed forces sites.
Option to extend for a further 24 months.
North West England.
The North West laboratory footprint includes all of the activity from cervical screening providers in all CCGs within North and South Cumbria, Lancashire, Cheshire and Mersey, and Greater Manchester.
South Central England.
The South Central laboratory footprint will incorporate all practices and providers in:
— Dorset CCG including those in west Dorset currently linked to the Taunton/Musgrove Park laboratory,
— Hampshire (except North East Hampshire and a single South East Hampshire practice), Southampton, Portsmouth and Isle of Wight
— Oxfordshire (except for 5 South Oxfordshire practices),
— South Wiltshire practices/providers currently linked to the Poole laboratory,
— Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire (with the exception of 5 Oxfordshire and 5 Buckinghamshire practices currently linked to the Berkshire and Surrey Pathology service,
— the single West Berkshire practice currently linked to the Hampshire Hospitals laboratory (J82054 – Kintbury and Woolton Hill Surgery).
South East England
The South East laboratory footprint will incorporate all practices and providers in Kent, Surrey and Sussex and all practices in the North East Hampshire and Farnham CCG.
In addition, it will include GP practices and providers from Thames Valley and Hampshire currently linked with laboratories in Surrey/Sussex:
— all of East Berkshire CCG
— all practices in the West Berkshire CCG except the single practice linked to the Hampshire programme
— 5 Buckinghamshire practices (K82055 — Denham Medical Centre, K82006 — Iver Medical Centre, K82031— Threeways Surgery, K82033- Burnham Health Centre and K82045 — Southmead Surgery)
— 5 South Oxfordshire practices (K84035 — Bell Surgery, K84020 — Sonning Common Health Centre, K84001 — Hart Surgery, K84015 — Nettlebed Surgery, K84071 — Goring and Woodcote Health Centre currently linked to the Berkshire and Surrey Pathology service.
— a single South East Hampshire practice (J82005 – Rowlands Castle) currently linked to the Sussex programme.
South West England
The South West laboratory footprint will incorporate all practices and providers in Cornwall, Devon, Somerset, North Somerset, Bath and North East Somerset, Bristol, South Gloucestershire, Swindon and Gloucestershire. The footprint also includes the Wiltshire practices currently linked to the Royal United Hospital Bath laboratory.
The footprint excludes:
— all practices/providers in west Dorset currently linked to the Taunton laboratory,
— all practices/providers in Wiltshire currently linked to the Poole laboratory.
Note: the footprint includes all practices and providers in Gloucestershire CCG currently linked to the Hereford and Worcestershire programme.
The East Midlands laboratory footprint will cover all GP practices within the following CCGs:
— West Leicestershire,
— East Leicestershire and Rutland,
— Leicester City,
— Lincolnshire West,
— Lincolnshire East,
— South Lincolnshire,
— South West Lincolnshire,
— Southern Derbyshire,
— North Derbyshire,
— Mansfield and Ashfield,
— Newark and Sherwood,
— Nottingham City,
— Nottingham North and East,
— Nottingham West,
— East Staffordshire.
In addition, this laboratory footprint will include all acute hospital and sexual health providers that fall within the geographical area and relevant armed forces sites.
East of England.
The East laboratory footprint will cover all GP practices within the following CCGs:
— Cambridgeshire and Peterborough,
— North Norfolk,
— South Norfolk,
— West Norfolk,
— Great Yarmouth and Waveney,
— Ipswich and East Suffolk,
— West Suffolk,
— Castle Point and Rochford,
— Basildon and Brentwood,
— Mid Essex,
— West Essex,
— North East Essex,
— East and North Hertfordshire,
— Hertfordshire Valley,
— Milton Keynes.
All acute hospital and sexual health providers that fall within the geographical area and relevant armed forces sites.
With the exception of the following GP practices:
Hertfordshire and West Essex — West Essex
Mid and South Essex — Basildon and Brentwood
— F81085: Dr A Naeem and Partners,The New Surgery,
Option to extend for a further 24 months
The West Midlands laboratory footprint will cover all GP practices within the following CCGs:
— Birmingham and Solihull,
— Sandwell and West Birmingham,
— Coventry and Rugby,
— South Warwickshire,
— Warwickshire North,
— Redditch and Bromsgrove,
— South Worcestershire,
— Wyre Forest,
— Ministry of Defence Overseas sample processing,
— Stoke on Trent,
— Cannock Chase,
— South East Staffordshire and Seisdon Peninsular,
— Staffordshire and Surrounds,
— Telford and Wrekin.
In addition, the West Midlands laboratory footprint will include all NHS colposcopy/gynae clinics (11 acute hospital providers for West Midlands and 2 for North Midlands — all border areas taken into account under WM numbers with the exception of Welsh border), Armed Forces sites, sexual health providers (9 providers) and 2 community outreach services that fall within the geographical area.
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
The Contracting Authority reserves the right to require groupings of contractors to take a particular legal form or to require one party to undertake primary legal liability or to require that each party undertakes joint and several liability.
Section IV: Procedure
Section VI: Complementary information
Arden and GEM CSU is managing this Procurement in accordance with the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (the “Regulations”). The Service is being procured under “Schedule 3 — Social and Other Specific Services”. Neither the publication of this notice nor the employment of any particular terminology nor any other indication shall be taken to mean that the contracting authorities intend to hold themselves bound by any of the Regulations.
The Contracting Authority will be using an eTendering system in this procurement exercise.
Suppliers instructions: how to express interest in this tender.
1) Register your company on the eSourcing portal (this is only required once).
Browse to the eSourcing Portal: https://ardengemcsu.bravosolution.co.uk and click the link to register — Accept the terms and conditions and click “continue” — Enter your correct business and user details.
— note the user-name you chose and click “save” when complete,
— you will shortly receive an e-mail with your unique password (please keep this secure);
2) Express an Interest in the tender.
— Login to the portal with the username/password;
Click the “PQQs / ITTs Open To All Suppliers” link. (These are Pre-qualification Questionnaires or Invitations to Tender open to any registered supplier).
— click on the relevant ITT to access the content,
— click the ‘Express Interest' button at the top of the page,
— this will move the PQQ /ITT into your “My PQQs/ My ITTs” page. (This is a secure area reserved for your projects only),
— you can now access any attachments by clicking ‘Buyer Attachments' in the “PQQ/ ITT Details” box.
3) Responding to the tender.
— click “My Response” under “PQQ/ ITT Details”, you can choose to “Create Response” or to “Decline to Respond” (please give a reason if declining),
— you can now use the “Messages” function to communicate with the buyer and seek any clarification,
— note the deadline for completion, then follow the on-screen instructions to complete the PQQ/ ITT,
— there may be a mixture of on-line and off-line actions for you to perform (there is detailed on-line help available).
You must then submit your reply using the “Submit Response” button at the top of the page. If you require any further assistance please consult the on-line help, or contact the eTendering help-desk.