Services - 240128-2021

12/05/2021    S92

United Kingdom-Edinburgh: IT services: consulting, software development, Internet and support

2021/S 092-240128

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: NHS Education for Scotland
Postal address: 2nd floor, Westport, 102 Westport
Town: Edinburgh
NUTS code: UKM75 Edinburgh, City of
Postal code: EH3 9DN
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Declan Walkden
E-mail: Declan.Walkden@nhs.scot
Telephone: +44 1316563200
Internet address(es):
Main address: http://www.nes.scot.nhs.uk
Address of the buyer profile: https://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA13002
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:

Public Cloud for the National Digital Platform

II.1.2)Main CPV code
72000000 IT services: consulting, software development, Internet and support
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

NHS Education for Scotland (NES) wishes to contract for provision of public cloud services to host the National Digital Platform.

Development of the National Digital Platform (NDP) is a commitment under the Scottish Government’s Digital Health and Care Strategy which was published in April 2018. The NDP work is being taken forward by NES Digital Service.

The Platform will:

— make it possible to create and deploy real time data at the point of care (including through self-service) to improve the quality of care and patient outcomes,

— operate to a predictable architecture which to enable new and innovative products to be developed and implemented across the health and care system? and

— enable the use of data at scale for quality improvement and to support research and innovation.

II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.1.7)Total value of the procurement (excluding VAT)
Value excluding VAT: 15 000 000.00 GBP
II.2)Description
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
72317000 Data storage services
72315000 Data network management and support services
72510000 Computer-related management services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKM Scotland
Main site or place of performance:

Scotland.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

NHS Education for Scotland (NES) for provision of public cloud services to host the National Digital Platform.

Development of the National Digital Platform (NDP) is a commitment under the Scottish Government’s Digital Health and Care Strategy which was published in April 2018. The NDP work is being taken forward by NES Digital Service.

The Platform will:

— make it possible to create and deploy real time data at the point of care (including through self-service) to improve the quality of care and patient outcomes,

— operate to a predictable architecture which to enable new and innovative products to be developed and implemented across the health and care system, and

— enable the use of data at scale for quality improvement and to support research and innovation.

The cloud infrastructure would be used to host the NDP including: repositories for storing structured and unstructured clinical data, web services to power web and mobile applications, an integration layer and web apps.

The procurement will include minimum security standards, desired security outcomes and some specific security requirements such as:

— compliance with NCSC cloud security principles,

— ISO27001 or equivalent.

The cloud services need to include platform as a service and infrastructure as a service, with provision for virtual networks, on demand computing and data storage.

In considering bids NES Digital Service will be interested in additional services related to the storage and management of clinical data.

In considering bids NES Digital Service will be interested in the opportunities presented by the bidder for the collaborative development of new technology related to healthcare and healthcare data.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Quality criterion - Name: Technical SoR / Weighting: 70
Price - Weighting: 30
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
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
Competitive procedure with negotiation
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: 2019/S 048-110396
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

A contract/lot is awarded: yes
V.2)Award of contract
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract:
20/04/2020
V.2.2)Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 3
Number of tenders received from SMEs: 0
Number of tenders received from tenderers from other EU Member States: 0
Number of tenders received from tenderers from non-EU Member States: 3
Number of tenders received by electronic means: 0
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: Amazon Web Services EMEA SARL
Postal address: 38 Avenue John F. Kennedy
Town: Luxembourg
NUTS code: UK United Kingdom
Postal code: L-1855
Country: United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 7899962764
The contractor is an SME: no
V.2.4)Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
Total value of the contract/lot: 15 000 000.00 GBP
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:

The value of this contract allows for a commitment up to GBP 15 000 000 over a period of 10 years.

(SC Ref:652985)

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: Edinburgh Sheriff Court
Postal address: 27 Chambers Street
Town: Edinburgh
Postal code: EH1 1LB
Country: United Kingdom
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
07/05/2021