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Services - 494892-2020

19/10/2020    S203

United Kingdom-Norwich: Health and social work services

2020/S 203-494892

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
Official name: Norfolk County Council
Postal address: Floor 3, County Hall, Martineau Lane
Town: Norwich
NUTS code: UKH15 Norwich and East Norfolk
Postal code: NR1 2DH
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Joan Murray
E-mail: sourcingteam@norfolk.gov.uk
Internet address(es):
Main address: www.norfolk.gov.uk
Address of the buyer profile: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/norfolkcc/aspx/Home
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
General public services

Section II: Object

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

Speech and Language Therapy Service

Reference number: NCCT42072
II.1.2)Main CPV code
85000000 Health and social work services
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

Norfolk County Council is looking for an integrated speech and language therapy provider to cover the locality of Norfolk and Waveney. The provider will work with children and young people aged between 0-19 and will cover a whole range of speech and language activity, including workforce development across different settings (i.e. early years, schools, colleges). The provider will be expected to work co-productively and alongside parents, carers and settings, and deliver the requirements for clinical health pathways and statutory requirements around educational health care plans. Individual therapy will also be required for children with specialist needs.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 32 000 000.00 GBP
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
85300000 Social work and related services
85323000 Community health services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKH16 North and West Norfolk
NUTS code: UKH14 Suffolk
NUTS code: UKH17 Breckland and South Norfolk
NUTS code: UKH15 Norwich and East Norfolk
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Norfolk County Council is looking for an integrated speech and language therapy provider to cover the locality of Norfolk and Waveney. The provider will work with children and young people aged between 0-19 and will cover a whole range of speech and language activity, including workforce development across settings (i.e. early years, schools, colleges). The provider will be expected to work co-productively and alongside parents, carers and settings, and deliver the requirements for clinical health pathways and statutory requirements around educational health care plans. individual therapy will also be required for children with specialist needs.

II.2.14)Additional information

The value is indicative and based on current annual funding of GBP 3.2 million over 10 years. The term of the contract will be initially 5 years with the option to extend by 3 years then a further 2 years.The value will be subject to annual review and additional funding may become available through the life of the contract.

II.3)Estimated date of publication of contract notice:
06/11/2020

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: no

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:

This procurement will be managed electronically via the Council's e-tendering system. To participate in this procurement, applicants must first be registered on our system at https://in-tendhost.co.uk/norfolkcc

Full instructions for registration and use of the system can be found at https://in-tendhost.co.uk/norfolkcc/aspx/BuyerProfiles

Once registered you will be able to see the procurement project (NCCT42072) on the forthcoming tenders list. If you want to apply, then please ‘express an interest’ and you will be notified when the procurement goes live and the documents are available.

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
14/10/2020