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Services - 619162-2020

21/12/2020    S248

United Kingdom-London: Recruitment services

2020/S 248-619162

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: Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust as host of NHS London Procurement Partnership
Postal address: 200 Great Dover Street
Town: London
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Postal code: SE1 4YB
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Mr Tim Smith
E-mail: LPPWorkforce@lpp.nhs.uk
Telephone: +44 7717866925
Internet address(es):
Main address: http://www.lpp.nhs.uk
Address of the buyer profile: http://www.lpp.nhs.uk
I.2)Information about joint procurement
The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body
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:

Clinical and Healthcare Staffing Framework

Reference number: DN380637
II.1.2)Main CPV code
79600000 Recruitment services
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

Procurement in Partnership (comprising NHS London Procurement Partnership, East of England NHS Collaborative Procurement Hub, NHS Commercial Solutions and NHS North of England Commercial Procurement) in collaboration with Crown Commercial Service (CCS), together known as Workforce Alliance, ran a tendering process to establish a framework agreement for the provision of high quality, temporary, permanent and fixed term clinical and healthcare staffing services outlined in Lots 1-6. Lot 7 (permanent and fixed term staffing) was not awarded. This is open to all UK-based NHS and Public Sector bodies, subject to approval of workforce alliance, including but not limited to:

— collaborative hub members,

— Acute and Foundation Trusts,

— CCGs,

— Ambulance, Care, Hospital, Mental Health and Community Health Trusts,

— Special Health Authorities,

— CSUs,

— GP Practices,

— all NHS bodies, associated NHS bodies,

— local authorities,

— Central Government Departments,

— police,

— HM Prison Services,

— fire and rescue,

— education,

— any other public sector bodies, or successor organisations of the above.

For details of awarded Lots and suppliers please refer to link below:

https://www.lpp.nhs.uk/media/203731/Successful-bidders-summery.pdf

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: 3 200 000 000.00 GBP
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Nursing and Midwifery Staffing

Lot No: 1
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
79000000 Business services: law, marketing, consulting, recruitment, printing and security
79620000 Supply services of personnel including temporary staff
85100000 Health services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Sourcing, introduction and supply of high quality, trained and fully vetted temporary Nursing and Midwifery staffing, to include, but not be limited to, the following job groups:

— clinical support worker nursing (hospital),

— clinical support worker higher level nursing,

— associate practitioner/nursery nurse (neonatal unit),

— registered general nurse,

— nurse (mental health),

— nurse specialist,

— nurse team leader,

— nurse advanced,

— nurse team manager,

— modern matron,

— nurse consultant,

— nurse/midwife consultant higher level,

— clinical support worker nursing (community),

— clinical support worker higher level nursing (community),

— nurse associate practitioner (community),

— nurse associate practitioner (mental health),

— nursery nurse (community),

— nurse (community),

— nurse (GP Practice),

— nurse (schools),

— nurse (learning disabilities),

— nurse team leader (learning disabilities),

— nurse specialist (learning disabilities),

— nurse specialist (community),

— nurse specialist (GP Practice),

— nurse specialist (schools),

— nurse specialist (special schools),

— nurse specialist mental health (community),

— nurse team manager (mental health, community),

— nurse team manager (schools),

— nurse team manager (learning disabilities),

— nurse advanced (schools),

— nurse team manager (community),

— modern matron community,

— clinical support worker (dentistry),

— dental nurse entry level,

— dental nurse,

— dental nurse team leader,

— dental nurse specialist,

— dental nurse team manager,

— dental nurse tutor,

— midwife,

— practice education facilitator (entry level),

— clinical researcher,

— practice education facilitator,

— clinical researcher specialist,

— clinical researcher principal,

— clinical researcher,

— health visitor,

— health visitor specialist,

— health visitor team manager,

— nursing/health visitor specialist (community practice teacher),

— nurse specialist (NHS Direct),

— nurse team manager (NHS Direct),

— theatre nurse,

— theatre nurse specialist.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Quality criterion - Name: Quality / Weighting: 70 %
Price - Weighting: 30 %
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
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:

Medical and Dentistry Staffing

Lot No: 2
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
79000000 Business services: law, marketing, consulting, recruitment, printing and security
79600000 Recruitment services
85100000 Health services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Sourcing, introduction and supply of high quality, trained and fully vetted, temporary medical and dentistry staffing,to include, but not be limited to, the following specialties:

— anaesthesia,

— clinical oncology,

— clinical radiology,

— emergency medicine,

— GP,

— intensive care medicine,

— medicine,

— obstetrics and gynaecology,

— occupational medicine,

— ophthalmology,

— paediatric,

— pathology,

— psychiatry,

— public health doctor,

— resident medical officers (RMO),

— surgery.

At the following grades: FY1; FY2; ST1; ST2; ST3+/SPR; Associate Specialist; Consultant.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Quality criterion - Name: Quality / Weighting: 70 %
Price - Weighting: 30 %
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
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:

Allied Health Professionals and Health Science Services Staffing

Lot No: 3
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
79600000 Recruitment services
85100000 Health services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Sourcing, introduction and supply of high quality, trained and fully vetted, temporary Allied Health professionals and health science services staffing, to include, but not be limited to, the following job groups, at any and all appropriate grades:

— arts therapists,

— audiologists,

— chaplains,

— clinical psychologists,

— counsellors,

— clinical psychologists,

— radiographer (therapeutic),

— radiographer (diagnostic),

— radiographer specialist (diagnostic therapeutic),

— Radiographers,

— dietitians,

— clinical researchers occupational therapists,

— optometrists,

— physiotherapists,

— anatomical pathology technician entry level (mortuary),

— anatomical pathology technicians,

— biomedical scientists,

— medical physicists,

— clinical scientists cytologists,

— dental technicians,

— genetic counsellors,

— healthcare scientists,

— medical engineering technicians,

— physiological measurement scientists,

— optometrists,

— pharmacists,

— screening practitioners,

— theatre practitioners,

— anaesthesia practitioners.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Quality criterion - Name: Quality / Weighting: 70 %
Price - Weighting: 30 %
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
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:

Emergency Services

Lot No: 4
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
79600000 Recruitment services
85100000 Health services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Sourcing, introduction and supply of high quality, trained and fully vetted, temporary emergency service staffing to include, but not be limited to, the following job groups:

— emergency service call taker,

— patient transport services (PTS) driver,

— ambulance services driver (PTS) higher level,

— ambulance practitioner,

— ambulance practitioner specialist,

— paramedic (newly qualified),

— paramedic,

— ambulance practitioner advanced,

— emergency services team leader,

— emergency services area manager.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Quality criterion - Name: Quality / Weighting: 70 %
Price - Weighting: 30 %
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
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:

Social Care Staffing

Lot No: 5
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
79600000 Recruitment services
85100000 Health services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Sourcing, introduction and supply of high quality, trained and fully vetted, temporary social care staffing, to include, but not be limited to, the following specialties:

— home carer,

— home carer higher level,

— home care organiser (client assessment),

— home care organiser (staff),

— home care team leader (staff supervision and client assessment),

— care coordinator,

— care assistant,

— driver with caring duties,

— residential carer,

— day centre carer,

— social work assistant practitioner (residential),

— day centre carer (higher level/team leader),

— residential carer team leader,

— social work residential,

— day centre manager,

— social care team manager (adult residential),

— social work entry level,

— rehabilitation worker (sensory impairment),

— social worker,

— social work team manager,

— social worker specialist,

— social work locality/service manager,

— social care programme manager/assistant director social services.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Quality criterion - Name: Quality / Weighting: 70 %
Price - Weighting: 30 %
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
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:

Neutral Vendor

Lot No: 6
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
79600000 Recruitment services
85100000 Health services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Provision of neutral vendor services:

The sourcing and provision of high quality, trained and fully vetted temporary clinical and healthcare staffing using framework approved supply chain. The Neutral Vendor does not supply temporary workers directly from their own resource pool.

The neutral vendor would be the contracting authority’s only point of contact not the supply chain directly. The neutral vendor would manage the supply chain and invoice the contracting authority on behalf of the supply chain.

Provision of end-to-end permanent and fixed term contract recruitment services for all job groups within Lots 1 to 5.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Quality criterion - Name: Quality / Weighting: 70 %
Price - Weighting: 30 %
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
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
The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
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 157-388075
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

Section V: Award of contract

Contract No: RM6161 - Clinical and Healthcare Staffing Framework
Lot No: 1-6
A contract/lot is awarded: yes
V.2)Award of contract
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract:
13/11/2020
V.2.2)Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 532
Number of tenders received from tenderers from other EU Member States: 0
Number of tenders received from tenderers from non-EU Member States: 0
Number of tenders received by electronic means: 532
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: Please see: https://www.lpp.nhs.uk/media/203731/Successful-bidders-summery.pdf
Town: Various
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Country: United Kingdom
The contractor is an SME: no
V.2.4)Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
Initial estimated total value of the contract/lot: 3 200 000 000.00 GBP
Total value of the contract/lot: 3 200 000 000.00 GBP
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:

For details of awarded lots and suppliers please refer to link below:

https://www.lpp.nhs.uk/media/203731/Successful-bidders-summery.pdf

This framework also covers the UK Crown Dependencies of Isle of Man, Guernsey and Jersey. Further information may be found at: http://www.nhs.uk/ServiceDirectories/Pages/AcuteTrustListing.aspx

Mental Health Trusts: http://www.nhs.uk/ServiceDirectories/Pages/MentalHealthTrustListing.aspx

Ambulance Trusts: http://www.nhs.uk/ServiceDirectories/Pages/AmbulanceTrustListing.aspx

Care Trusts: http://www.nhs.uk/ServiceDirectories/Pages/CareTrustListing.aspx

NHS Trust http://www.nhs.uk/ServiceDirectories/Pages/SpecialHealthAuthorityListing.aspx

Arms Length Bodies: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/arms-length-bodies/our-arms-length-bodies

NHS England: http://www.england.nhs.uk/ourwork/d-com/ and other organisations involved in commissioning of primary care services via Clinical Commissioning Groups — CCGs supported by the Commissioning Support Units — CSU's which will be responsible for commissioning most aspects of NHS care (or equivalent body/bodies established pursuant to legislation enacted as a result of, or in connection with, the white paper, equity and excellence: liberating the NHS published July 2010.

CCG:

www.commissioningboard.nhs.uk/ccg-details/

www.commissioningboard.nhs.uk/appointments/csu

http://www.nhs.uk/NHSEngland/thenhs/healthregulators/Pages/professional-standards-authority.aspx

http://www.nhs.uk/ServiceDirectories/Pages/AreaTeamListing.aspx and other organisations involved in commissioning and/or overseeing general practitioner services and GP consortia and GP Practices: and any other provider of primary medical services:

(a) who are a party to any of the following contracts:

— General medical services (GMS),

— Personal medical services (PMS),

— Alternative provider medical services (APMS); and/or

(b) commissioned by NHS England or other organisations involved in commissioning or overseeing general practitioner services, as described above.

Social Enterprises: local authorities:

http://www.socialenterprise.org.uk/

http://www.idea.gov.uk/idk/org/la-data.do

NHS Wales (National Health Service for Wales): the members of the East of England NHS CPH may be found at: https://www.eoecpc.nhs.uk/current-members

The members of North of England NHS Commercial Procurement Collaborative may be found at: https://www.noecpc.nhs.uk/

The members of the NHS Commercial Solutions may be found at: http://www.commercialsolutions-sec.nhs.uk/trusts.php

The members of Crown Commercial Service may be found at: https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/crown-commercial-service#content

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust as host of NHS London Procurement Partnership
Town: London
Country: United Kingdom
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
16/12/2020