Services - 109032-2021

03/03/2021    S43

United Kingdom-Sandbach: Health and social work services

2021/S 043-109032

Contract award notice

Results of the procurement procedure

Services

Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Cheshire East Council
Postal address: Westfields, Middlewich Road
Town: Sandbach
NUTS code: UKD62 Cheshire East
Postal code: CW11 1HZ
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Emma Harris
E-mail: emma.harris@cheshireeast.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 1270686582
Internet address(es):
Main address: https://www.cheshireeast.gov.uk
I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Cheshire West and Chester Council
Postal address: 4 Civic Way
Town: Ellesmere Port
NUTS code: UKD63 Cheshire West and Chester
Postal code: CH65 0BE
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Lesley Brown
E-mail: Lesley.Brown@cheshirewestandchester.gov.uk
Internet address(es):
Main address: https://www.cheshirewestandchester.gov.uk
I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: NHS Cheshire Clinical Commissioning Group
Postal address: 1829 Building, Liverpool Road
Town: Chester
NUTS code: UKD6 Cheshire
Postal code: CH2 1HJ
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: John Grant
E-mail: john.grant5@nhs.net
Internet address(es):
Main address: https://www.cheshireccg.nhs.uk
I.2)Information about joint procurement
The contract involves joint procurement
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Regional or local authority
I.5)Main activity
Health

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement
II.1.1)Title:

Provision of Integrated Community Equipment Services

Reference number: DN461212
II.1.2)Main CPV code
85000000 Health and social work services
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

Cheshire East Borough Council in partnership with Cheshire West and Chester Borough Council and NHS organisations in Cheshire, is looking to establish a singular integrated community equipment service.

The service will consist of the procurement, storage, supply, distribution, repair, collection, recycling, maintenance and refurbishment of a range of community equipment. This will be for equipment (both simple and complex) to assist daily living, and possibly in the future may include telecare/telehealth and sensory aids (including associated services).

Recognising the changing requirements in health and social care, the commissioners are seeking to purchase services through a single point of contact via a provider who has experience and expertise across the service range.

II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.1.7)Total value of the procurement (excluding VAT)
Lowest offer: 20 000 000.00 GBP / Highest offer: 25 000 000.00 GBP taken into consideration
II.2)Description
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKD6 Cheshire
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The service will deliver for the following partners:

— Cheshire East Borough Council,

— Cheshire West and Chester Borough Council,

— Cheshire Clinical Commissioning Group (NHS).

Cheshire East Council is acting as Lead Commissioner for the procurement of the service.

The service will provide community equipment for adults, children and young people enabling health and Council Partners to meet their legal requirements. This will involve supply of ‘standard’ and ‘special’ items of equipment to clients on a loan basis.

The service will encompass the following areas of equipment supply:

— continuing healthcare,

— provision of pressure care mattresses,

— provision of equipment for schools and early years settings,

— Provision of paediatric equipment,

— provision of equipment for people with mental health conditions,

— allowance for individuals to purchase equipment by use of a direct payment/personal health budget.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Quality criterion - Name: Quality Questions / Weighting: 50 %
Price - Weighting: 50 %
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: yes
Description of options:

The initial contract period is 1 April 2021 — 31 March 2025, with up to 2 x 12-month options to extend — therefore options maybe taken up for the period 1 April 2025 up to 31 March 2027. The options will be exercised at the discretion of the Council, in line with the contractual terms.

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 IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Open procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
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.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure
Notice number in the OJ S: 2020/S 192-465201
IV.2.8)Information about termination of dynamic purchasing system
IV.2.9)Information about termination of call for competition in the form of a prior information notice

Section V: Award of contract

Title:

Provision of Integrated Community Equipment Services

A contract/lot is awarded: yes
V.2)Award of contract
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract:
24/02/2021
V.2.2)Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 4
Number of tenders received from SMEs: 1
Number of tenders received from tenderers from other EU Member States: 0
Number of tenders received from tenderers from non-EU Member States: 0
Number of tenders received by electronic means: 4
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: Ross Auto Engineering Ltd trading as Rosscare
National registration number: 469301
Postal address: Westfield Road, Wallasey
Town: Merseyside
NUTS code: UKD6 Cheshire
Postal code: CH44 7HX
Country: United Kingdom
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.4)Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
Lowest offer: 20 000 000.00 GBP / Highest offer: 25 000 000.00 GBP taken into consideration
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: Royal Courts of Justice
Postal address: The Strand
Town: London
Postal code: The Strand
Country: United Kingdom
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
26/02/2021