Services - 410387-2020

01/09/2020    S169

United Kingdom-Birmingham: Health services

2020/S 169-410387

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 England — Midlands
Town: Birmingham
NUTS code: UKG3 West Midlands
Postal code: B16 9RG
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Richard Ward
E-mail: richard.ward11@nhs.net
Internet address(es):
Main address: https://www.england.nhs.uk/midlands/
Address of the buyer profile: https://uk.eu-supply.com/ctm/Company/CompanyInformation/Index/68205
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:

School-Aged Immunisation Services — Midlands

Reference number: 37118
II.1.2)Main CPV code
85100000 Health services
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

NHS Arden and Greater East Midlands Commissioning Support Unit (NHS AGCSU) on behalf of NHS England — Midlands (referred to as the Commissioner) invited suitably qualified providers to deliver School Aged Immunisation Services for the following lots:

Lot 1: Birmingham and Solihull

Lot 2: Wolverhampton, Dudley, Walsall and Sandwell (Black Country)

Lot 3: Coventry and Warwickshire

Lot 4: Herefordshire and Worcestershire.

As a result of this procurement exercise an agreement has been established with the successful Bidder(s) for a period of 5 years with the Commissioner having the option to extend the contract for up to a further 2 years. The contract start date will be 1st September 2020.

Variant bids are not accepted.

II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: yes
II.1.7)Total value of the procurement (excluding VAT)
Value excluding VAT: 29 995 328.00 GBP
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Birmingham and Solihull

Lot No: 1
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
85140000 Miscellaneous health services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKG32 Solihull
NUTS code: UKG31 Birmingham
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The aim of the immunisation service is to provide a comprehensive vaccination service that offers routine school-aged, targeted and catch-up immunisation programmes that:

• identifies and enables 100 % of eligible children to receive their childhood vaccinations in accordance with national guidance, whatever their circumstances;

• increases the uptake of childhood vaccinations;

• reduces health inequalities within the uptake of childhood vaccinations;

• protects individuals and communities against vaccine preventable diseases;

• offers and administers Hepatitis B vaccine at 4 weeks and 12 months of age and completes Dried Blood Spot (DSB) testing at 12 months to 100 % of the eligible cohort.

The provider will need to be responsive and implement any national service changes, that may be introduced during the life of the contract.

The aim will be achieved by delivering an evidence-based, population-wide immunisation service that:

• identifies the eligible population,

• ensures effective, timely delivery with high coverage,

• is safe, effective, of a high quality and is independently monitored by the Commissioner,

• is delivered and supported by suitably trained, competent healthcare professionals who participate in recognised on-going training and development in line with national standards,

• delivers, manages and stores vaccine in accordance with national guidance,

• is supported by regular and accurate data collection using the appropriate local and national returns.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Quality criterion - Name: Technical / Weighting: 80 %
Price - Weighting: 20 %
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: yes
Description of options:

Option to extend for 2 years.

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
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Wolverhampton, Dudley, Walsall and Sandwell (Black Country)

Lot No: 2
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
85140000 Miscellaneous health services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKG39 Wolverhampton
NUTS code: UKG38 Walsall
NUTS code: UKG37 Sandwell
NUTS code: UKG36 Dudley
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The aim of the immunisation service is to provide a comprehensive vaccination service that offers routine school-aged, targeted and catch-up immunisation programmes that:

• identifies and enables 100 % of eligible children to receive their childhood vaccinations in accordance with national guidance, whatever their circumstances;

• increases the uptake of childhood vaccinations;

• reduces health inequalities within the uptake of childhood vaccinations;

• protects individuals and communities against vaccine preventable diseases;

• offers and administers Hepatitis B vaccine at 4 weeks and 12 months of age and completes Dried Blood Spot (DSB) testing at 12 months to 100 % of the eligible cohort.

The provider will need to be responsive and implement any national service changes, that may be introduced during the life of the contract.

The aim will be achieved by delivering an evidence-based, population-wide immunisation service that:

• identifies the eligible population;

• ensures effective, timely delivery with high coverage;

• is safe, effective, of a high quality and is independently monitored by the Commissioner;

• is delivered and supported by suitably trained, competent healthcare professionals who participate in recognised on-going training and development in line with national standards;

• delivers, manages and stores vaccine in accordance with national guidance;

• is supported by regular and accurate data collection using the appropriate local and national returns.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Quality criterion - Name: Technical / Weighting: 80 %
Price - Weighting: 20 %
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: yes
Description of options:

Option to extend for 2 years.

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
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Coventry and Warwickshire

Lot No: 3
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
85140000 Miscellaneous health services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKG33 Coventry
NUTS code: UKG13 Warwickshire
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The aim of the immunisation service is to provide a comprehensive vaccination service that offers routine school-aged, targeted and catch-up immunisation programmes that:

• identifies and enables 100 % of eligible children to receive their childhood vaccinations in accordance with national guidance, whatever their circumstances;

• increases the uptake of childhood vaccinations;

• reduces health inequalities within the uptake of childhood vaccinations;

• protects individuals and communities against vaccine preventable diseases;

• offers and administers Hepatitis B vaccine at 4 weeks and 12 months of age and completes Dried Blood Spot (DSB) testing at 12 months to 100 % of the eligible cohort.

The provider will need to be responsive and implement any national service changes, that may be introduced during the life of the contract.

The aim will be achieved by delivering an evidence-based, population-wide immunisation service that:

• identifies the eligible population;

• ensures effective, timely delivery with high coverage;

• is safe, effective, of a high quality and is independently monitored by the Commissioner;

• is delivered and supported by suitably trained, competent healthcare professionals who participate in recognised on-going training and development in line with national standards;

• delivers, manages and stores vaccine in accordance with national guidance;

• is supported by regular and accurate data collection using the appropriate local and national returns

II.2.5)Award criteria
Quality criterion - Name: Technical / Weighting: 80 %
Price - Weighting: 20 %
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: yes
Description of options:

Option to extend for 2 years.

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
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Herefordshire and Worcestershire

Lot No: 4
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
85140000 Miscellaneous health services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKG12 Worcestershire
NUTS code: UKG11 Herefordshire, County of
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The aim of the immunisation service is to provide a comprehensive vaccination service that offers routine school-aged, targeted and catch-up immunisation programmes that:

• identifies and enables 100 % of eligible children to receive their childhood vaccinations in accordance with national guidance, whatever their circumstances;

• increases the uptake of childhood vaccinations;

• reduces health inequalities within the uptake of childhood vaccinations;

• protects individuals and communities against vaccine preventable diseases;

• offers and administers Hepatitis B vaccine at 4 weeks and 12 months of age and completes Dried Blood Spot (DSB) testing at 12 months to 100 % of the eligible cohort.

The provider will need to be responsive and implement any national service changes, that may be introduced during the life of the contract.

The aim will be achieved by delivering an evidence-based, population-wide immunisation service that:

• identifies the eligible population;

• ensures effective, timely delivery with high coverage;

• is safe, effective, of a high quality and is independently monitored by the Commissioner;

• is delivered and supported by suitably trained, competent healthcare professionals who participate in recognised on-going training and development in line with national standards;

• delivers, manages and stores vaccine in accordance with national guidance;

• is supported by regular and accurate data collection using the appropriate local and national returns.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Quality criterion - Name: Technical / Weighting: 80 %
Price - Weighting: 20 %
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: yes
Description of options:

Option to extend for 2 years.

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
Open procedure
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 183-446475
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
The contracting authority will not award any further contracts based on the above prior information notice

Section V: Award of contract

Contract No: 1
Title:

Lot 1

A contract/lot is awarded: yes
V.2)Award of contract
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract:
27/08/2020
V.2.2)Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 2
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
Postal address: Unit 3, Priestley Wharf
Town: Birmingham
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Postal code: B7 4BN
Country: United Kingdom
The contractor is an SME: no
V.2.4)Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
Total value of the contract/lot: 10 058 930.00 GBP
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting

Section V: Award of contract

Contract No: 2
Title:

Technical/Quality (Lot Specific) — Lot 2

A contract/lot is awarded: yes
V.2)Award of contract
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract:
27/08/2020
V.2.2)Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 3
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: Vaccination UK Ltd
Postal address: 21A Brand Street
Town: Hitchin
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Postal code: SG5 1JE
Country: United Kingdom
The contractor is an SME: no
V.2.4)Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
Total value of the contract/lot: 7 706 077.00 GBP
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting

Section V: Award of contract

Contract No: 3
Title:

Technical/Quality (Lot Specific) — Lot 3

A contract/lot is awarded: yes
V.2)Award of contract
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract:
27/08/2020
V.2.2)Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 2
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership NHS Trust
Postal address: Wayside House, Wilson's Lane
Town: Coventry
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Postal code: CV6 6NY
Country: United Kingdom
The contractor is an SME: no
V.2.4)Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
Total value of the contract/lot: 7 342 569.00 GBP
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting

Section V: Award of contract

Contract No: 4
Title:

Technical/Quality (Lot Specific) — Lot 4

A contract/lot is awarded: yes
V.2)Award of contract
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract:
27/08/2020
V.2.2)Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 1
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: Vaccination UK Ltd
Postal address: 21A Brand Street
Town: Hitchin
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Postal code: SG5 1JE
Country: United Kingdom
The contractor is an SME: no
V.2.4)Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
Total value of the contract/lot: 4 887 751.00 GBP
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: NHS Arden and GEM Commissioning Support Unit
Town: West Bromwich
Country: United Kingdom
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
Official name: NHS Arden and GEM Commissioning Support Unit
Town: West Bromwich
Country: United Kingdom
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
27/08/2020