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30/04/2016    S85

United Kingdom-Chelmsford: Health services

2016/S 085-150922

Prior information notice


Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

Official name: Essex County Council
Postal address: County Hall, Market Road, Essex
Town: Chelmsford
Postal code: CM1 1QH
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Commercial Team
For the attention of: Alex Lindsay

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority:

Further information can be obtained from:
The above mentioned contact point(s)

I.2)Type of the contracting authority
Regional or local authority
I.3)Main activity
General public services
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities
The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: no

Section II.B: Object of the contract (Supplies or services)

II.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
Substance Misuse Integrated Recovery Management Service.
II.2)Type of contract and place of delivery or of performance
Service category No 25: Health and social services

NUTS code UKH33 Essex CC

II.3)Information on framework agreement
The notice involves the establishment of a framework agreement: no
II.4)Short description of nature and quantity or value of supplies or services:
Essex County Council (ECC) are currently developing a specification for an Integrated Recovery Management Service for people (all age) with substance misuse issues.
The Integrated Recovery Management Service will provide the backbone of the substance misuse treatment system in Essex. This will be a holistic recovery service which will move people out of substance misusing by ensuring that physical, psychological, social and employment needs are met with a planned programme of sequenced activities.
Estimated cost excluding VAT: 2 300 000 GBP


This contract is divided into lots: no
II.5)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85100000 Health services, 85323000 Community health services, 85000000 Health and social work services

II.6)Scheduled date for start of award procedures
II.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
II.8)Additional information:
It is our intention to take our finalised requirements to market, as part of an open process, commencing in July 2016, contract award in October 2016 and a contract commencement date of 1.4.2017.
ECC will be holding a bidder engagement event with interested organisations on Wednesday, 25.5.2016 to present the overall Substance Misuse Treatment system in Essex and outline both the Integrated Recovery Management Service and the Community Rehabilitation and Psychosocial Interventions Service.
To express an interest in this service and to request more details about the bidder event please email:

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Information about reserved contracts

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about European Union funds
The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
VI.2)Additional information:
VI.3)Information on general regulatory framework
VI.4)Date of dispatch of this notice: