Services - 443955-2016

16/12/2016    S243

United Kingdom-London: Health and social work services

2016/S 243-443955

Social and other specific services – public contracts

Prior information notice


Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: NHS Hammersmith and Fulham Clinical Commissioning Group
National registration number: UK
Postal address: NHS Hammersmith and Fulham CCG, 15 Marylebone Road
Town: London
NUTS code: UKI1 Inner London
Postal code: NW1 5JD
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Toby Hyde
Internet address(es):
Main address:
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
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

Telemedicine Advice and Guidance Service.

II.1.2)Main CPV code
85000000 Health and social work services
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.1.4)Short description:

Hammersmith and Fulham Clinical Commissioning Group, on behalf of the CWHHE Collaboration of Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) is seeking expressions of interest from sufficiently experienced organisations in order to understand market ability and appetite to provide a 24/7, 365 day per year Telemedicine-clinical support function to support care homes across Central London, West London, Hammersmith and Fulham, Hounslow and Ealing Clinical Commissioning Group areas. This facility will be introduced to approximately 70 residential and nursing homes across the geography covered by these CCGs, with a phased implementation over the 3 years of the programme subject to successful implementation and performance of the preceding phases.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 15 000 000.00 GBP
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2.3)Place of performance
Main site or place of performance:

North West London.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Providers expressing an interest should have previous or existing experience of delivering this type of service, and be able to evidence the capacity and workforce in place to commence provision quickly, providing immediate advice and reassurance to both clinical and non-clinical staff and if necessary, to plan for local onward referral. The CCG anticipates awarding a 3 year contract with the option to extend for a further 2 years at their discretion. The anticipated annual contract value is 400 000 GBP — 7 900 000 GBP (subject to expansion of the programme and additional investment being agreed by the CCG). Should the CCG choose to undertake a formal procurement process, it is anticipated that a Contract Notice will be published during late January 2016, working towards full service commencement during April 2017.

II.2.14)Additional information

***Providers are invited to express their interest in this potential opportunity by returning a questionnaire which can be found at: to no later than 12:00 on Friday 16.1.2017***.

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

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:

Please note that this notice does not commit NHS Hamersmith and Fulham CCG to undertake a formal procurement and that submission of an expression of interest is not a prerequisite to any subsequent procurement application. Response to this notice may however inform the CCG's decision on whether or not to undertake a formal tender process. Responses to this invitation may also inform how such a process may need to be designed.

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: