Services - 361082-2016

15/10/2016    S200    - - Services - Contract award notice - Restricted procedure 

United Kingdom-Luton: Health services

2016/S 200-361082

Contract award notice

Results of the procurement procedure


Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
NHS Luton Clinical Commissioning Group
The Lodge, 4 George Street West
United Kingdom
Contact person: Samuel Naxton
Telephone: +44 2034356590
NUTS code: UK

Internet address(es):

Main address:

Address of the buyer profile:

I.2)Information about joint procurement
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Body governed by public law
I.5)Main activity

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

Community MSK Service for Luton Clinical Commissioning Group.

Reference number: ACE-0213-2015-HBL-MSK
II.1.2)Main CPV code
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.1.4)Short description:

NHS Luton Clinical Commissioning Group (LCCG) sought to commission an integrated Community MSK Service focused on the provision of high-quality, well-coordinated care, designed around the needs of the local population. The MSK Service will provide a single point of contact for GPs and other healthcare professionals to refer MSK related presentations. Clinically appropriate referrals will be triaged as necessary to physiotherapy, pain management, orthopaedic and rheumatology pathways. The service will support the education and up-skilling of primary care teams in the Luton CCG geography.

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: 5 500 000.00 GBP
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK
NUTS code: UKH21
Main site or place of performance:

To cover the population of Luton and any patient registered with a General Practice that is part of the NHS Luton Clinical Commissioning Group.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The integrated MSK Service should allow movement of patients seamlessly from 1 element to another, streamlining the experience for patients and reducing unnecessary waiting and inefficiency. The MSK Service should not be limited to treating patients, but also must be committed to empowering the population to self-care for their MSK issues and share responsibility of the management of their conditions, with a focus on education and lifestyle modification, as well as making effective use of local services such as Live Well Luton.

Contract will be awarded for an initial period of 60 months, with an option to extend for a further 24 months at the CCG's discretion.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Quality criterion - Name: Service delivery / Weighting: 20 %
Quality criterion - Name: Presentation / Weighting: 10 %
Quality criterion - Name: Workforce / Weighting: 10 %
Quality criterion - Name: Quality procedures and performance / Weighting: 15 %
Quality criterion - Name: IMT / Weighting: 5 %
Quality criterion - Name: IG / Weighting: 5 %
Quality criterion - Name: HR TUPE / Weighting: 5 %
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.1.1)Type of procedure
Restricted procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction
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: 2015/S 132-243694
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

Contract No: 06P-RO-16-0017

CMSK — Virgin Care Services

A contract/lot is awarded: yes
V.2)Award of contract
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract:
V.2.2)Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 3
Number of tenders received by electronic means: 3
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Virgin Care Services Ltd
Lynton House, 7-12 Tavistock Square
United Kingdom
NUTS code: UK
The contractor is an SME: no
V.2.4)Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
Total value of the contract/lot: 5 500 000.00 GBP
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting
The contract is likely to be subcontracted
Short description of the part of the contract to be subcontracted:

Administration of Diagnostic Referrals,

Clinical Services.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:

This procurement exercise was commenced before 18.4.2016. The Services to which this procurement relates, therefore, fell within Part B of Schedule 3, Part 10 to the Public Contract Regulations 2006. Neither the use of the term Invitation to Tender nor any other indication would be taken to mean that the Contracting Authority intended to hold itself bound by any of the Regulations save those applicable to Part B Services. The basic principles of the restricted Procurement route were followed to test the capacity, capability, and technical competence of tenderers in accordance with the Part B regime of The Public Contracts Regulations 2006 (as amended).

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Luton Clinical Commissioning
The Lodge, 4 George Street West
United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: