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United Kingdom-Stoke-on-Trent: Health and social work services
Prior information notice
This notice is for prior information only
Section I: Contracting authority
Main address: https://mlcsu.bravosolution.co.uk
Main address: www.staffordsurroundsccg.nhs.uk
Main address: www.cannockchaseccg.nhs.uk
Main address: www.sesandspccg.nhs.uk
Main address: www.eaststaffsccg.nhs.uk
Main address: www.northstaffsccg.nhs.uk
Main address: www.stokeccg.nhs.uk
Section II: Object
Staffordshire Community IAPT Service. Market Engagement Event
Cannock Chase, East Staffordshire, North Staffordshire, South East Staffordshire and Seisdon Peninsular, Stafford and Surrounds and Stoke-on-Trent CCGs currently commission an Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT) service based in various locations across Staffordshire. This is offered on a basis of direct referral to Patients registered with GPs contracted with these CCGs.
The commissioners wish to undertake early engagement with potential providers and subcontractors and the market in general who share our passion and commitment and who are dedicated to providing the very best choice, service and patient care standards, for a Community based IAPT Service.
In particular the commissioners would like to discuss their plans with the market to understand capacity and the ability of providers to deliver this service.
Area covered by Cannock Chase CCG, Stafford and Surrounds CCG, South East Staffordshire and Seisdon Peninsular CCG, East Staffordshire CCG, North Staffordshire CCG, Stoke-on-Trent CCG.
The final full-service specification will be published as part of a future procurement process around early July 2019 should this proceed.
The market engagement event relating to these contracts will be held on 22.5.2019 in Stafford. Interested parties are asked to express their interest via email to firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com stating your Company name and contact details. Interested parties will be contacted closer to the event date to confirm names of Delegates attending.
Section IV: Procedure
Section VI: Complementary information
The IAPT Procurement Market Engagement Event relating to these contracts will be held on 22.5.2019 between 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon in Stafford at the following location:
Stafford Beacon Conference Centre, 22 Anson Court. Staffordshire Technology Park, Stafford, Staffordshire ST18 0GB. Please note access is via the Café entrance of this building. There is limited parking in front of the building, but parking is available close by on the link road.
Interested parties are asked to express their interest via email to firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com stating your company/organisation name and contact details. Interested parties will be contacted closer to the event date to confirm names of Delegates attending.
Should a procurement be undertaken, this will be done via the Midlands and Lancashire CSU e. Procurement portal hosted by Bravo Solutions. “Light Touch Regime” services: the future procurement will be for clinical services which are Light Touch Regime services for the purpose of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 as specified in Schedule 3 of the Regulations (“Regulations”). Accordingly, the Contracting Authorities are only bound by those parts of the Regulations detailed in Chapter 3 Particular Procurement Regimes Section 7. The Contracting Authorities are not voluntarily following any other part of the regulations. The procedure which the Contracting Authorities are following is set out in the Annex 1 issued with any future tender. As the CCG is a relevant body for the purpose of the National Health Service (Procurement, Patient Choice and Competition) (No 2) Regulations 2013 these regulations also apply to this procurement.