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Services - 391195-2020

19/08/2020    S160

United Kingdom-Leeds: Health services

2020/S 160-391195

Prior information notice

This notice is for prior information only


Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: NHS England
Postal address: Quarry House, Quarry Hill
Town: Leeds
Postal code: LS1 7UE
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: england.pin-response@nhs.net
Telephone: +44 7342059105
Internet address(es):
Main address: https://www.england.nhs.uk
I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: All CCGs and NHS Trusts/Foundation Trusts across England
Postal address: Quarry House, Quarry Hill
Town: Leeds
Postal code: LS1 7UE
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: david.lawson@gstt.nhs.uk
Internet address(es):
Main address: https://www.england.nhs.uk
I.2)Information about joint procurement
The contract involves joint procurement
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local subdivisions
I.5)Main activity

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

Waiting List Reduction Framework Agreement

II.1.2)Main CPV code
85100000 Health services - LA07 - LA33 - LA27
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.1.4)Short description:

This PIN provides early notification of the intention to launch a procurement in September to establish a framework agreement of service providers able to support the reduction of waiting lists forecast to increase as a result of Covid-19 interrupting and reducing available NHS capacity. The services in scope are:

1) NHS inpatient and outpatient (including full supporting pathology and imaging) services and urgent elective care and cancer treatment to service users in line with nationally set criteria;

2) NHS inpatient non-elective care (either direct admission or transfer from an NHS organisation).

The framework agreement may be accessed by all CCGs and NHS Trusts and Foundation Trusts across England.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 10 000 000 000.00 GBP
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: yes

Lot Strategy to be Developed Following Engagement with Potential Service Providers and Service Users

Lot No: 1
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
85100000 Health services
II.2.3)Place of performance
Main site or place of performance:


II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The procurement is expected to launch by the end of September and be awarded by the end of November 2020. The lot structure will be finalised following feedback from potential service providers who respond to this PIN and feedback from NHS organisations which may call-off services under the framework agreement and who will be engaged in parallel. The agreement term is expected to be 2 years with the option to extend for a further 2 years. The estimated value is based on a potential upper value over a 4-year period actual value will depend on actual demand.

II.2.14)Additional information

Potential bidders should register an interest (through the Delta portal) to attend a market consultation event by 17.30 on the 27th August and MSTeams slots will be allocated on any day between the hours of 9.00 and 18.00 w/c 7th and w/c 14th September. NHS England reserves the right to group provider meetings for the purposes of providing information and/or seeking engagement.

II.3)Estimated date of publication of contract notice:

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: no

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:

For more information about this opportunity, please visit the Delta eSourcing portal at: https://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-Leeds:-Health-services./QDQB388K8S

To respond to this opportunity, please click here: https://www.delta-esourcing.com/respond/QDQB388K8S

Go reference: GO-2020814-PRO-16951126

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: