Services - 559445-2018

19/12/2018    S244    - - Services - Prior information notice without call for competition - Not applicable 

United Kingdom-Winchester: Health and social work services

2018/S 244-559445

Social and other specific services – public contracts

Prior information notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Hampshire County Council
The Castle
Winchester
SO23 8QU
United Kingdom
Contact person: Rebecca Downard
Telephone: +44 1962847228
E-mail: AHCprocurement@hants.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKJ3

Internet address(es):

Main address: www.hants.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://in-tendhost.co.uk/hampshire

I.2)Information about joint procurement
I.3)Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/hampshire/aspx/Home
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Electronic communication requires the use of tools and devices that are not generally available. Unrestricted and full direct access to these tools and devices is possible, free of charge, at: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/hampshire/aspx/Home
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:

Stop Smoking Service — (Soft Market Test and Provider Engagement Event)

Reference number: AS13587
II.1.2)Main CPV code
85000000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

Hampshire County Council will be re-procuring a Stop Smoking Service. Prior to starting the procurement, the Council is inviting organisations who have an interest in, and experience of, delivering such services to improve the public’s health, to participate in a soft market questionnaire and Provider Engagement event.

This is an opportunity to influence and shape the future delivery of the service. Please see further information Section 11.2.4

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 10 500 000.00 GBP
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKJ3
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Public Health – Stop Smoking Services

Soft Market Testing Questionnaire

Hampshire County Council Public Health team is preparing to re-procure a holistic Stop Smoking Service for adults and young people. In preparation for the Council’s procurement for the holistic Stop Smoking Service, we are seeking feedback from potential providers interested in delivering these services and would appreciate feedback to a short questionnaire.

If you are interested in taking part in this feedback, please register your interest in this project via the Council’s e-tendering website https://in-tendhost.co.uk/hampshire.

You must first register with In-Tend (if you have not already done so) and express an interest in the project.

We recommend that you refer to the e-tendering guidance for suppliers which can be found by clicking on 'Information for Suppliers' at the top of the home page.

We would appreciate your feedback, no later than midday on Monday 7.1.2019 to allow enough time to consider the feedback which may inform our final specification.

To submit your completed questionnaire please use the Correspondence function which will send your response via the In-tend system.

Provider Engagement Event

Hampshire County Council will be re-procuring a Stop Smoking Service for people of all ages. The contract values is up to a maximum value of 10 500 000 GBP for a potential maximum contract term of 5 years (3 years with an option to extend for a period or periods of up to 2 years).

Prior to starting the procurement, the Council is inviting organisations who have an interest in, and experience of, delivering such services to improve the public’s health, to a market engagement event to consider:

— Our proposed stop smoking service model and priority areas,

— The outcomes we seek and pricing models that support these,

— Areas potential providers see as areas of risk,

— What (if any) elements of the proposed model could hinder productive engagement with the market.

This is an opportunity to influence and shape the future delivery of the service.

The event will be held Tuesday 8.1.2019, 2:00-4:00pm in the Mitchell Room, Podium Level, Hampshire County Council, E2 Court, Winchester, SO23 8UJ.

For further Information please go to the Council’s e-tendering website https://in-tendhost.co.uk/hampshire.

In order to book a place, you must first register with In-Tend (if you have not already done so) and express an interest in the project. We recommend that you refer to the e-tendering guidance for suppliers which can be found by clicking on 'Information for Suppliers' at the top of the home page. In-Tend correspondence should be used to notify the Council of delegates’ names and contact details. If there is a particular topic you would like to hear about please send your suggestion via In-Tend correspondence and we will consider your proposal for discussion at the event.

Please use the Correspondence function method of communication if you have any questions about this event.

Neither the intention nor the purposes of this event is to confer any advantage upon its participants in any future procurement process.

II.2.14)Additional information
II.3)Estimated date of publication of contract notice:
06/02/2019

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
14/12/2018