Services - 47620-2017

08/02/2017    S27

United Kingdom-Stoke-on-Trent: Health services

2017/S 027-047620

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: NHS Midlands and Lancashire CSU
Postal address: Heron House, 120 Grove Road
Town: Stoke-on-Trent
NUTS code: UKG24 Staffordshire CC
Postal code: ST4 4LX
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: Beverley.thomas7@nhs.net;
Internet address(es):
Main address: www.sproc.net
I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: NHS South Cheshire Clinical Commissioning Group
Town: Nantwich
NUTS code: UKD22 Cheshire CC
Postal code: CW5 5RD
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: nhssouthcheshire.ccg@nhs.net
Internet address(es):
Main address: www.sproc.net
I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: NHS Vale Royal Clinical Commissioning Group
Town: Nantwich
NUTS code: UKD22 Cheshire CC
Postal code: CW5 5RD
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: nhsvaleroyal.ccg@nhs.net
Internet address(es):
Main address: www.sproc.net
I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: NHS Wirral Clinical Commissioning Group
Town: Birkenhead
NUTS code: UKD22 Cheshire CC
Postal code: CH41 5AL
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: WICCG.InTouch@nhs.net
Internet address(es):
Main address: www.sproc.net
I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: NHS West Cheshire Clinical Commissioning Group
Town: Chester
NUTS code: UKD22 Cheshire CC
Postal code: CH2 1HJ
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: enquiries.wcheshireccg@nhs.net
Internet address(es):
Main address: www.sproc.net
I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: NHS Eastern Cheshire Clinical Commissioning Group
Town: Macclesfield
NUTS code: UKD22 Cheshire CC
Postal code: SK10 3BL
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: ecccg.generalenquiries@nhs.net
Internet address(es):
Main address: www.sproc.net
I.2)Information about joint procurement
The contract involves joint procurement
In the case of joint procurement involving different countries, state applicable national procurement law:

Midlands and Lancashire CSU on behalf of South Cheshire CCG, Vale Royal CCG, Wirral CCG, West Cheshire CCG and Eastern Cheshire CCG.

I.3)Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://demand.sproc.net
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://demand.sproc.net
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:

Nursing Home Placements or Domiciliary Care for Patients Newly Requiring NHS Continuing Healthcare.

II.1.2)Main CPV code
85100000 Health services
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

Midlands and Lancashire CSU on behalf of South Cheshire CCG, Vale Royal CCG, Wirral CCG, West Cheshire CCG and Eastern Cheshire CCG (The CCGs) are inviting suitably qualified Providers of Nursing Homes to submit an indicative tender to be included in a Dynamic Purchasing System (DPS) for the management and service provision of Patients Newly Requiring NHS Continuing Healthcare. It is the intention of the commissioner that the service be split into the following lots: Care Home with Nursing or Domiciliary Care — General Care; Care Home with Nursing or Domiciliary Care — Functional Mental Health; Care Home with Nursing or Domiciliary Care — Dementia; Care Home with Nursing or Domiciliary Care — Challenging Behaviour; Care Home with Nursing or Domiciliary Care — End of Life; Care Home with Nursing or Domiciliary Care — Learning Disability. The service requirement covers patients registered with a GP within one of the CCGs geographies and will.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 50 000 000.00 GBP
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for all lots
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Care Home with Nursing or Domicilary Care — General Care

Lot No: 1
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
85100000 Health services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKD2 Cheshire
Main site or place of performance:

CCGs as detailed in I.1.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Providers should have the ability to provide professional nursing and carer support to individuals with complex nursing and care support needs.

If and when this requirement is offered to tender, this will be done via electronic means. NHS Midlands and Lancashire CSU is conducting this procurement exercise as a central purchasing body for another NHS body (please refer to the DPS Entry Guide for details) with whom the successful bidder(s) will enter into contracts for the supply of the services. Any other public sector body wishing to access the contract may do so only with permission from the contracting NHS body. Further details will be made available via documentation released during the course of the tender process. By applying for inclusion in the Notice, and subject to meeting the minimum entry standards as set out in the indicative tender documentation, Providers will be invited to submit tenders. The CSU, on behalf of the participating CCGs, will issue requests for tenders to Providers admitted to the DPS as and when a requirement arises and will not be subject to a Simplified OJEU Notice. The Award Criteria for the service provision will be stipulated in the tender documentation. Midlands and Lancashire CSU on behalf of the CCGs reserve the right to vary the Award Criteria, including, the use of historical performance as stipulated in the tender documentation.

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
Duration in months: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
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

Details of the DPS, together with full instructions are provided in the indicative tender documents available to download from http://demand.sproc.net. Interested parties must register their organisation and then download the indicative tender documents from the supplier contract management system https://www.sproc.net

II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Care Home with Nursing or Domiciliary Care — Functional Mental Health

Lot No: 2
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
85100000 Health services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKD2 Cheshire
Main site or place of performance:

CCGs as detailed in I.1.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Providers should have the ability to manage service users with significant functional mental health deficits to include psychosis and personality disorder which may challenge services.

If and when this requirement is offered to tender, this will be done via electronic means. NHS Midlands and Lancashire CSU is conducting this procurement exercise as a central purchasing body for another NHS body (please refer to the DPS Entry Guide for details) with whom the successful bidder(s) will enter into contracts for the supply of the services. Any other public sector body wishing to access the contract may do so only with permission from the contracting NHS body. Further details will be made available via documentation released during the course of the tender process. By applying for inclusion in the Notice, and subject to meeting the minimum entry standards as set out in the indicative tender documentation, Providers will be invited to submit tenders. The CSU, on behalf of the participating CCGs, will issue requests for tenders to Providers admitted to the DPS as and when a requirement arises and will not be subject to a Simplified OJEU Notice. The Award Criteria for the service provision will be stipulated in the tender documentation. Midlands and Lancashire CSU on behalf of the CCGs reserve the right to vary the Award Criteria, including, the use of historical performance as stipulated in the tender documentation.

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
Duration in months: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
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

Details of the DPS, together with full instructions are provided in the indicative tender documents available to download from http://demand.sproc.net. Interested parties must register their organisation and then download the indicative tender documents from the supplier contract management system https://www.sproc.net

II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Care Home with Nursing or Domiciliary Care — Dementia

Lot No: 3
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
85100000 Health services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKD2 Cheshire
Main site or place of performance:

CCGs as detailed in I.1.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Providers should have the ability to provide professional nursing and carer support to patients who have significant cognitive deficits and require high levels of support to maintain independence and dignity.

If and when this requirement is offered to tender, this will be done via electronic means. NHS Midlands and Lancashire CSU is conducting this procurement exercise as a central purchasing body for another NHS body (please refer to the DPS Entry Guide for details) with whom the successful bidder(s) will enter into contracts for the supply of the services. Any other public sector body wishing to access the contract may do so only with permission from the contracting NHS body. Further details will be made available via documentation released during the course of the tender process. By applying for inclusion in the Notice, and subject to meeting the minimum entry standards as set out in the indicative tender documentation, Providers will be invited to submit tenders. The CSU, on behalf of the participating CCGs, will issue requests for tenders to Providers admitted to the DPS as and when a requirement arises and will not be subject to a Simplified OJEU Notice. The Award Criteria for the service provision will be stipulated in the tender documentation. Midlands and Lancashire CSU on behalf of the CCGs reserve the right to vary the Award Criteria, including, the use of historical performance as stipulated in the tender documentation.

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
Duration in months: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
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

Details of the DPS, together with full instructions are provided in the indicative tender documents available to download from http://demand.sproc.net. Interested parties must register their organisation and then download the indicative tender documents from the supplier contract management system https://www.sproc.net

II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Care Home with Nursing or Domiciliary Care — Challenging Behaviour

Lot No: 4
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
85100000 Health services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKD2 Cheshire
Main site or place of performance:

CCGs as detailed in I.1.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Providers should have the ability to manage challenging behaviours and resistance to care requiring skilled carers and trained in distraction and behaviour management techniques

If and when this requirement is offered to tender, this will be done via electronic means. NHS Midlands and Lancashire CSU is conducting this procurement exercise as a central purchasing body for another NHS body (please refer to the DPS Entry Guide for details) with whom the successful bidder(s) will enter into contracts for the supply of the services. Any other public sector body wishing to access the contract may do so only with permission from the contracting NHS body. Further details will be made available via documentation released during the course of the tender process. By applying for inclusion in the Notice, and subject to meeting the minimum entry standards as set out in the indicative tender documentation, Providers will be invited to submit tenders. The CSU, on behalf of the participating CCGs, will issue requests for tenders to Providers admitted to the DPS as and when a requirement arises and will not be subject to a Simplified OJEU Notice. The Award Criteria for the service provision will be stipulated in the tender documentation. Midlands and Lancashire CSU on behalf of the CCGs reserve the right to vary the Award Criteria, including, the use of historical performance as stipulated in the tender documentation.

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
Duration in months: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
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

Details of the DPS, together with full instructions are provided in the indicative tender documents available to download from http://demand.sproc.net. Interested parties must register their organisation and then download the indicative tender documents from the supplier contract management system https://www.sproc.net

II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Care Home with Nursing or Domiciliary Care — End of Life

Lot No: 5
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
85100000 Health services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKD2 Cheshire
Main site or place of performance:

CCGs as detailed in I.1.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Providers should have the ability to provide holistic and sensitive end of life care to include the use of anticipatory drugs and spiritual support.

If and when this requirement is offered to tender, this will be done via electronic means. NHS Midlands and Lancashire CSU is conducting this procurement exercise as a central purchasing body for another NHS body (please refer to the DPS Entry Guide for details) with whom the successful bidder(s) will enter into contracts for the supply of the services. Any other public sector body wishing to access the contract may do so only with permission from the contracting NHS body. Further details will be made available via documentation released during the course of the tender process. By applying for inclusion in the Notice, and subject to meeting the minimum entry standards as set out in the indicative tender documentation, Providers will be invited to submit tenders. The CSU, on behalf of the participating CCGs, will issue requests for tenders to Providers admitted to the DPS as and when a requirement arises and will not be subject to a Simplified OJEU Notice. The Award Criteria for the service provision will be stipulated in the tender documentation. Midlands and Lancashire CSU on behalf of the CCGs reserve the right to vary the Award Criteria, including, the use of historical performance as stipulated in the tender documentation.

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
Duration in months: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
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

Details of the DPS, together with full instructions are provided in the indicative tender documents available to download from http://demand.sproc.net. Interested parties must register their organisation and then download the indicative tender documents from the supplier contract management system https://www.sproc.net

II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Care Home with Nursing or Domiciliary Care — Learning Disability

Lot No: 6
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
85100000 Health services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKD2 Cheshire
Main site or place of performance:

CCGs detailed in I.1.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Providers should have the ability to support individuals with learning disabilities in the least restrictive environment promoting independence and inclusion.

If and when this requirement is offered to tender, this will be done via electronic means. NHS Midlands and Lancashire CSU is conducting this procurement exercise as a central purchasing body for another NHS body (please refer to the DPS Entry Guide for details) with whom the successful bidder(s) will enter into contracts for the supply of the services. Any other public sector body wishing to access the contract may do so only with permission from the contracting NHS body. Further details will be made available via documentation released during the course of the tender process. By applying for inclusion in the Notice, and subject to meeting the minimum entry standards as set out in the indicative tender documentation, Providers will be invited to submit tenders. The CSU, on behalf of the participating CCGs, will issue requests for tenders to Providers admitted to the DPS as and when a requirement arises. The Award Criteria for the service provision will be stipulated in the tender documentation. Midlands and Lancashire CSU on behalf of the CCGs reserve the right to vary the Award Criteria, including, the use of historical performance as stipulated in the tender documentation.

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
Duration in months: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
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

Details of the DPS, together with full instructions are provided in the indicative tender documents available to download from https://demand.sproc.net. Interested parties must register their organisation and then download the indicative tender documents from the supplier contract management system.

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
List and brief description of conditions:

The Authority reserves the right to require groupings of economic operators to take a particular legal form or to require a single economic operator to take primary liability for a contract to be performed by a group of economic operators or to require each party to undertake joint and several liability in respect of the entire contract irrespective of the form the grouping takes.

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Restricted procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
Framework agreement with several operators
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 31/01/2020
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

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
Electronic invoicing will be accepted
Electronic payment will be used
VI.3)Additional information:

If and when this requirement is offered to tender, this will be done via electronic means, and may also be through the medium of an electronic reverse auction. NHS Midlands and Lancashire CSU is conducting this procurement exercise as a central purchasing body for another NHS body (please refer to the indicative tender documents for details) with whom the successful bidder(s) will enter into contracts for the supply of the services. Any other public sector body wishing to access the contract may do so only with permission from the contracting NHS body. The contract conditions will be set out in the indicative tender documents. Further details will be made available via documentation released during the course of the tender process. Nursing Home Placements for Patients Newly Requiring NHS Continuing Healthcare. Details of the DPS, together with full instructions are provided in the indicative tender documents available to download from http://demand.sproc.net. Interested parties must register their organisation and then download the indicative tender documents from the supplier contract management system https://www.sproc.net by 3.2.2017. After this deadline applications for inclusion in this Notice can be submitted at any time throughout the 3 year duration of the DPS.

By applying for inclusion in the Notice, and subject to meeting the minimum entry standards as set out in the indicative tender documentation, Providers will be invited to submit tenders. The CSU, on behalf of the participating CCGs, will issue requests for tenders to Providers admitted to the DPS as and when a requirement arises and will not be subject to a Simplified OJEU Notice. The Award Criteria for the service provision will be stipulated in the tender documentation. Midlands and Lancashire CSU on behalf of the CCGs reserve the right to vary the Award Criteria, including, the use of historical performance as stipulated in the tender documentation. Details of the DPS, together with full instructions are provided in the indicative tender documents available to download from http://demand.sproc.net. Interested parties must register their organisation and then download and complete the indicative tender documents from the supplier contract management system https://www.sproc.net by 3.2.2017 at 17:00. After this deadline applications for inclusion in this Notice can be submitted at any time throughout the 3 year duration of the DPS. The estimated total value of services to be purchased for the entire duration of the DPS is purely indicative and cannot be guaranteed by the CSU or the participating CCGs. The services to which this advertisement relates are for Health Services and therefore remain within the scope of Section 7 of the Public Contract Regulations 2015. Neither placement of this advertisement nor any other indication shall be taken to mean that the Contracting Authority intends to hold itself bound by any Regulations, save those applicable to Light Touch Regime Services (Section 7).

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: Midlands and Lancashire CSU
Postal address: Heron House
Town: Stoke-on-Trent
Country: United Kingdom
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
03/02/2017