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Services - 368655-2021

20/07/2021    S138

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

2021/S 138-368655

Modification notice

Modification of a contract/concession during its term

Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority/entity

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Health and Social Care Information Centre, known as NHS Digital
Postal address: 7 & 8 Wellington Place
Town: Leeds
NUTS code: UKE42 Leeds
Postal code: LS1 6AE
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Rob Elliott
E-mail: NHSDcommercial@nhs.net
Telephone: +44 3003035678
Internet address(es):
Main address: https://digital.nhs.uk/

Section II: Object

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

Modification Notice to Covid-19 Test Digital Platform

Reference number: CON 4474
II.1.2)Main CPV code
72000000 IT services: consulting, software development, Internet and support
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.2)Description
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKE42 Leeds
Main site or place of performance:

The services will be delivered remotely by the supplier however the supplier will comply with reasonable requests to co-locate where practical to facilitate integration of the services.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement at the time of conclusion of the contract:

Contract with Deloitte LLP for the provision of digital solution design, build and live service of a digital platform, ordering portals and mobile applications to support the Covid-19 National Test Service. The services provided under this contract support the digital and data journey for Covid-19 testing, currently amounting to millions of tests each week, and have introduced new capabilities as the testing programme has evolved to support the pandemic response.

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement, dynamic purchasing system or concession
Duration in days: 9
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no

Section IV: Procedure

IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Contract award notice concerning this contract
Notice number in the OJ S: 2021/S 042-106280

Section V: Award of contract/concession

Contract No: Contract 4474
Title:

Covid-19 Test Digital Platform

V.2)Award of contract/concession
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract/concession award decision:
18/12/2020
V.2.2)Information about tenders
The contract/concession has been awarded to a group of economic operators: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor/concessionaire
Official name: Deloitte LLP
Postal address: Hill House, 1 New Street Square
Town: London
NUTS code: UKI London
Postal code: EC4A 3HQ
Country: United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 2079363000
The contractor/concessionaire is an SME: no
V.2.4)Information on value of the contract/lot/concession (at the time of conclusion of the contract;excluding VAT)
Total value of the procurement: 51 000 000.00 GBP

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: Health and Social Care Information Centre, known as NHS Digital
Postal address: 7 & 8 Wellington Place
Town: Leeds
Postal code: LS1 4AP
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: NHSDcommercial@nhs.net
Telephone: +44 3003035678
VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

Part 3 of the Regulations provides for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are at risk of harm by a breach of the Regulations to take legal action. Any such action must be started in the High Court within the applicable limitation period set out in Part 3.

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
Official name: Health and Social Care Information Centre, known as NHS Digital
Postal address: 7 & 8 Wellington Place
Town: Leeds
Postal code: LS1 4AP
Country: United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 3003035678
Internet address: https://digital.nhs.uk/
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
15/07/2021

Section VII: Modifications to the contract/concession

VII.1)Description of the procurement after the modifications
VII.1.1)Main CPV code
72000000 IT services: consulting, software development, Internet and support
VII.1.2)Additional CPV code(s)
VII.1.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKE42 Leeds
Main site or place of performance:

The services will be delivered remotely by the supplier however the supplier will comply with reasonable requests to co-locate where practical to facilitate integration of the services.

VII.1.4)Description of the procurement:

Contract with Deloitte LLP for the provision of digital solution design, build and live service of a digital platform, ordering portals and mobile applications to support the Covid-19 National Test Service. The services provided under this contract support the digital and data journey for Covid-19 testing, currently amounting to millions of tests each week, and have introduced new capabilities as the testing programme has evolved to support the pandemic response.

VII.1.5)Duration of the contract, framework agreement, dynamic purchasing system or concession
Duration in months: 9
VII.1.6)Information on value of the contract/lot/concession (excluding VAT)
Total value of the contract/lot/concession: 51 000 000.00 GBP
VII.1.7)Name and address of the contractor/concessionaire
Official name: Deloitte LLP
Postal address: Hill House, 1 New Street Square
Town: London
NUTS code: UKI London
Postal code: EC4A 3HQ
Country: United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 2079363000
The contractor/concessionaire is an SME: no
VII.2)Information about modifications
VII.2.1)Description of the modifications
Nature and extent of the modifications (with indication of possible earlier changes to the contract):

The contract was amended to extend the duration by 3 months to 30 June 2021. To reflect the extended term, the contract value also increased to GBP 74 800 000.

VII.2.2)Reasons for modification
Need for additional works, services or supplies by the original contractor/concessionaire (Art. 43(1)(b) of Directive 2014/23/EU, Art. 72(1)(b) of Directive 2014/24/EU, Art. 89(1)(b) of Directive 2014/25/EU)
Description of the economic or technical reasons and the inconvenience or duplication of cost preventing a change of contractor:

The digital testing platform is inextricably linked to the successful running of the testing strategy and a change in economic operator at the end of March would have threatened the continued running of the overarching testing service. The digital platform has been developed with a technical architecture to interoperate with the other suppliers of testing services, and a transition away from this platform whilst there is still a significant level of change to the nature of the services risks disrupting the continuity of services. A change in contractor for the provision of the digital platform would cause significant duplication of costs as any replacement provider would have to dedicate substantial resource in establishing and understanding the detailed infrastructure of the platform and how it interoperates with other service providers. Further, as well as the costs involved with ensuring the smooth transition of data from the current supplier to the new provider, transition to a n

VII.2.3)Increase in price
Updated total contract value before the modifications (taking into account possible earlier contract modifications and price adaptions and, in the case of Directive 2014/23/EU, average inflation in the Member State concerned)
Value excluding VAT: 51 000 000.00 GBP
Total contract value after the modifications
Value excluding VAT: 74 800 000.00 GBP