Services - 134797-2018

28/03/2018    S61    - - Services - Prior information notice without call for competition - Not applicable 

United Kingdom-Cardiff: Education and training services

2018/S 061-134797

Prior information notice

This notice is for prior information only

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
NHS Wales Shared Services Partnership
4th Floor Companies House, Crown Way
Cardiff
CF14 3UB
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 2920903779
E-mail: Gemma.Roscrow@wales.nhs.uk
NUTS code: UK

Internet address(es):

Main address: http://www.procurement.wales.nhs.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.sell2wales.gov.wales/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA0221

I.2)Information about joint procurement
The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body
I.3)Communication
Additional information can be obtained from another address:
NHS Wales Shared Services Partnership
Cardiff
United Kingdom
Contact person: Gemma Roscrow
E-mail: Gemma.Roscrow@wales.nhs.uk
NUTS code: UKL

Internet address(es):

Main address: http://www.procurement.wales.nhs.uk

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:

Developing Planning Skills in NHS Wales

II.1.2)Main CPV code
80000000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

NHS Wales Shared Services Partnership and Welsh Government are seeking proposals to design and deliver a part time post graduate qualification (diploma) in health planning. This programme must be based on the latest research and combine theory, up to date knowledge of the NHS in Wales and the future challenges facing leaders in the public sector in Wales.

It is anticipated a cohort of 125 people will attend the course over 5 years. Participants will all be in a mid to senior level post within the NHS.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 875 000.00 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)
80000000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKL
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

NHS Wales Shared Services Partnership and Welsh Government are seeking proposals to design and deliver a part time post graduate qualification in health planning. The programme must be based on the latest research and combine theory, up to date knowledge of the NHS in Wales and the future challenges facing leaders in the public sector in Wales.

In line with the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 Procurement Services and Welsh Government wish to hold a Preliminary Market Consultation event prior to launching a procurement procedure for the design and delivery of a part time post graduate qualification in health planning. As such, discussions will be held with suppliers prior to starting a procurement procedure, the purpose being to both inform suppliers and to allow Procurement Services and Welsh Government to seek advice in the planning and conduct of the procurement procedure. Procurement Services and Welsh Government will run the Preliminary Market Consultation at the All Nations Centre, Cardiff on Friday 27th April at 10:30. Potential bidders will be provided with further insight into the requirement and given the opportunity to ask questions. In order to help define the requirement and develop the contract’s requirement, following the presentation/ Q and A session, potential bidders will have an opportunity to present to the Planning Academy Panel (maximum 10 minute allocated slot).

Next Steps — potential bidders who are interested in attending this event:

1) are invited to express an interest to the email address below — confirming the names and positions of proposed attendees;

2) please confirm if your organisation would like to book a 10 minute slot to present to the Planning Academy Panel. In your confirmation you should detail the names of the individuals/position that would be undertaking the presentation. Please Note: a projector screen, projector and laptop will be made available therefore bidders should ensure that their presentation is saved on a memory stick.

Email to express interest: Gemma.Roscrow@wales.nhs.uk

II.2.14)Additional information
II.3)Estimated date of publication of contract notice:
16/05/2018

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:

(WA Ref:75858).

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
27/03/2018