Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate / Time limit for receipt of expressions of interest

Date: 30/11/2020

Local time: 17:00

NHS England and NHS Improvement – West Midlands (referred to as the Commissioner) is inviting providers to express interest in delivering Out of Hours urgent dental care services for Lot 1 — Birmingham and Lot 2 — Hereford.

If you want help with winning this tender, then take a look at our Bid Writers page.

United Kingdom-Birmingham: Dental-practice services

2020/S 214-525889

Social and other specific services – public contracts

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: NHS England and NHS Improvement — Midlands
Postal address: St. Chads Court, 216 Hagley Road
Town: Birmingham
NUTS code: UKG31 Birmingham
Postal code: B16 9RG
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Charlotte Highcock
E-mail:
Internet address(es):
Main address: https://www.england.nhs.uk/
Address of the buyer profile: https://uk.eu-supply.com/login.asp?B=UK

I.2)Information about joint procurement

The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://uk.eu-supply.com/login.asp?B=UK

Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address

Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://uk.eu-supply.com/login.asp?B=UK

Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address

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:

Out of Hours Urgent Dental Care Services Lot 1 — Birmingham Lot 2 — Hereford

Reference number: AG20038

II.1.2)Main CPV code

85131000 Dental-practice services

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

NHS England and NHS Improvement – West Midlands (referred to as the Commissioner) is inviting providers to express interest in delivering Out of Hours urgent dental care services for Lot 1 — Birmingham and Lot 2 — Hereford. As a result of this procurement exercise a contract will be established with the successful bidder(s) for a period of 3 years with the option to extend for a further 1 year. The successful provider is expected to be fully operational, providing services from 1 April 2021.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 1 144 080.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes

Tenders may be submitted for all lots

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot 1 — Birmingham

Lot No: 1

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

85131000 Dental-practice services

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKG31 Birmingham

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Lot 1 is for Birmingham. The services are required to be open at weekends (Saturday and, Sunday) and Bank Holidays for a minimum of five hours per day (with a decontamination process to follow clinical face to face hours). The total indicative number of sessions for this Lot is 112, with estimated patient contact numbers between 5 040 and 6 720.

TUPE is applicable and Bidders are required to take their own advice on whether TUPE or COSOP will apply to this Lot they and their specific submitted bid.

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 762 720.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract or the framework agreement

Start: 01/04/2021

End: 31/03/2025

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

Attached as document.

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot 2 — Hereford

Lot No: 2

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

85131000 Dental-practice services

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKG11 Herefordshire, County of

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Lot 2 is for Hereford. The services are required to be open at weekends (Saturday and, Sunday) and Bank Holidays for a minimum of five hours per day (with a decontamination process to follow clinical face to face hours). The total indicative number of sessions for this Lot is 112, with estimated patient contact numbers between 1 680 and 2 240.

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 381 360.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract or the framework agreement

Start: 01/04/2021

End: 31/03/2025

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

Attached as document.

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation

III.1.4)Objective rules and criteria for participation

List and brief description of rules and criteria:

All professional and/or trade registrations is specified within the tender documentation.

Financial standing requirements for the procurement are outlined within Document 1 — ITT Process Overview, Section 27.3 Financial Evaluation.

All technical capacity and its evaluation criteria are specified within the tender documentation.

Award criteria

Quality weighting: 80 %

Price weighting: 20 %

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description

IV.1.1)Form of procedure

Open procedure

IV.1.3)Information about framework agreement

IV.1.10)Identification of the national rules applicable to the procedure:

IV.1.11)Main features of the award procedure:

IV.2)Administrative information

IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate / Time limit for receipt of expressions of interest

Date: 30/11/2020

Local time: 17:00

IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:

English

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:

Further information and the ITT documentation can be found at https://uk.eu-supply.com/login.asp?B=agcsu and bids must be submitted by 17.00 p.m. on 30 November 2020. The tender ID No is 41808.

AGCSU is supporting this procurement in accordance with the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (the ‘Regulations’). The services is being procured as ‘Schedule 3 — Social and Other Specific Services’ and AGCSU is bound only by those parts of the Regulations applying to Schedule 3 services.

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Official name: Arden & GEM Commissioning Support Unit
Postal address: Cardinal Square 10 Nottingham Road
Town: Derby
Postal code: DE1 3QT
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail:
Internet address: https://www.ardengemcsu.nhs.uk/

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

29/10/2020