Services - 362394-2017

15/09/2017    S177    - - Services - Prior information notice without call for competition - Not applicable 

United Kingdom-Dorking: Office-support services

2017/S 177-362394

Prior information notice

This notice is for prior information only

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Surrey and Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust on behalf of NHS Commercial Solutions
The Atrium, Curtis Road
Dorking
RH4 1XA
United Kingdom
Contact person: Liz Shambrook
E-mail: liz.shambrook@nhs.net
NUTS code: UK

Internet address(es):

Main address: http://www.commercialsolutions-sec.nhs.uk/

Address of the buyer profile: https://commercialsolutions.bravosolution.co.uk/web/login.shtml

I.2)Information about joint procurement
The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body
I.3)Communication
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Regional or local authority
I.5)Main activity
Health

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement
II.1.1)Title:

Digital dictation, speech recognition and transcription services.

II.1.2)Main CPV code
79500000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

Surrey and Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust on behalf of NHS Commercial Solutions.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: yes
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Digital dictation hardware and software as a service solution

Lot No: 1
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
32330000
48100000
48310000
48510000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK
Main site or place of performance:

Nationally throughout the United Kingdom and Crown Dependencies.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The scope of this lot is likely to include the supply of hardware, software as a service solutions, warranty and repair services, installation, integration, training and consultancy services.

II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

In-house and outsourced digital dictation service solution

Lot No: 2
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
32300000
48100000
48310000
48510000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK
Main site or place of performance:

Nationally throughout the United Kingdom and Crown Dependencies.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The scope of this lot is likely to include an end-to-end digital dictation service solution which is locally hosted and operated within a participating authority's environment / single organisation.

II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Outsourced transcription service solution

Lot No: 3
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
32300000
48100000
48310000
48510000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK
Main site or place of performance:

Nationally throughout the United Kingdom and Crown Dependencies.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The scope of this lot is likely to include the outsourcing of transcription services to help the participating authority reduce the turnaround time of documents.

II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Managed service solution

Lot No: 4
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
32300000
48100000
48310000
48510000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK
Main site or place of performance:

Nationally throughout the United Kingdom and Crown Dependencies.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The scope of this lot is likely to include a fully managed end-to-end digital dictation service which could either be in-house or outsourced, tailored to a participating authority's requirements.

II.2.14)Additional information
II.3)Estimated date of publication of contract notice:
01/11/2017

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:

The framework agreement likely to be established shall:

a) Provide coverage across NHS Commercial Solutions member trusts as listed on http://www.commercialsolutions-sec.nhs.uk/trusts.php (or the applicable replacement web-page from time to time) and

b) Be open to other named participating authorities within the UK and Crown Dependencies having similar procurement needs, including NHS East of England Collaborative Procurement Hub: http://www.eoecph.nhs.uk/linkspage.htm#2509_005 (or the applicable replacement web-page from time to time); NHS London Procurement Partnership: http://www.lpp.nhs.uk/about-lpp/our-members/ (or the applicable replacement web-page from time to time); and NHS North of England Commercial Procurement Collaborative: https://www.noecpc.nhs.uk/current-members (or the applicable replacement web-page from time to time).

c) Be initially for 2 years in duration, with an option — at the sole discretion of Surrey and Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust on behalf of NHS Commercial Solutions to extend by a further two periods of 12 months.

Access to the framework agreement likely to be established by participating authorities shall typically be through mini-competitions (making use of eAuctions, as appropriate) but provision shall also be made for those wanting to possibly direct award instead.

Interested suppliers are encouraged to register their interest via NHS Commercial Solution's eTendering system, Bravo Solution, website address https://commercialsolutions.bravosolution.co.uk/web/login.shtml

Instructions for registering an interest are as follows:

a) Click ‘View current opportunities and notices’

b) Express an interest in the project pqq_941 — Prior Information Notice for Digital dictation, speech recognition and outsourced transcription services. It should be noted that this is NOT the actual PQQ stage of the procurement. System limitations mean that the label states ‘PQQ’ but the opportunity is NOT yet live. You will be informed if, and when, the procurement goes live.

c) Accurately complete and fully submit your answers to the Qualification Questionnaire.

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
12/09/2017