Services - 205055-2016

16/06/2016    S115    - - Services - Prior information notice without call for competition - Not applicable 

United Kingdom-London: Miscellaneous health services

2016/S 115-205055

Prior information notice


Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Department for Work and Pensions
Caxton House, 6 - 12 Tothill Street
Contact point(s): DWP will manage expressions of interest through its e-procurement solution for interested parties wishing to attend the market engagement event to establish an indication of numbers expected All interested parties should register on
SW1H 9NA London
United Kingdom

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

I.2)Type of the contracting authority
Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local sub-divisions
I.3)Main activity
Social protection
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:
Access to Work Mental Health Support Services.
II.2)Type of contract and place of delivery or of performance
Service category No 25: Health and social services
Various locations across England Scotland and Wales.


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:
The Prior Information Notice (PIN) is to notify the market that the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) plans to host a market engagement event to further develop its understanding of the market for Access to Work Mental Health Support Services. The market engagement event will be held at 10:30 (registration from 9:45) on Friday 1.7.2016 in Birmingham. Full venue details will be provided to interested parties on registration via the DWP e-procurement solution bravo solution. As such, this PIN does not formally signify the commencement of any procurement and does not constitute commitment by DWP to undertake any procurement process. In the event that DWP decides to formally commence the procurement pursuant to this PIN, a separate Contract Notice will be issued. The purpose of the market engagement event is to discuss with interested parties the proposed requirements and procurement approach. A copy of the outline draft specification is available to interested parties by submitting a request using the contact details on page one of this PIN. Representatives from DWP shall be present during the market engagement event to provide information about the outline requirements. Following the market engagement event, a copy of the questions raised by interested parties and DWP's responses to such questions shall be made available to all those interested parties that expressed an interest to attend the market engagement event.
Estimated funding for Access to Work Mental Health Support Services for the contract period, excluding VAT is c 6 000 000 GBP annually. Final amounts to be confirmed.
Estimated cost excluding VAT: 6 000 000 GBP


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


II.6)Scheduled date for start of award procedures
II.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
II.8)Additional information:
Interested parties that wish to attend the market engagement event and request a copy of the outline draft specification must do so by 28.6.2016. Such interest should be communicated by interested parties using the contact point details on page 1 of this PIN.

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
VI.2)Additional information:
VI.3)Information on general regulatory framework
VI.4)Date of dispatch of this notice: