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

Date: 12/09/2018

Local time: 12:00

North of England Commissioning Support (NECS) is working for, and on behalf of, NHS England North (Cumbria and North East) who wish to commission an NHS111 Unscheduled, Urgent and Emergency In-Hours Dental Care Services within North Cumbria and North East. The contract term will be 3 years with effect from 1.4.2019 to 31.3.2022, with the option to extend for 1 year at the discretion of the Contracting Authority and subject to satisfactory financial and contractual performance.

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United Kingdom-Darlington: Health and social work services

2018/S 152-349724

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

NHS England North (Cumbria and North East)
The Old Exchange, Barnard Street
Darlington
DL3 7DR
United Kingdom
E-mail:
NUTS code: UK

Internet address(es):

Main address: http://www.necsu.nhs.uk

Address of the buyer profile: https://www.england.nhs.uk/north/

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://supplierlive.proactisp2p.com/Account/Login

Additional information can be obtained from another address:

North of England Commissioning Support Unit
Teesdale House
Stockton-on-Tees
TS17 6BL
United Kingdom
E-mail:
NUTS code: UK

Internet address(es):

Main address: https://www.necsu.nhs.uk

Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://supplierlive.proactisp2p.com/Account/Login

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:

NHS 111 Unscheduled, Urgent and Emergency In-Hours Dental Care Services

Reference number: NHSE243

II.1.2)Main CPV code

85000000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

North of England Commissioning Support (NECS) is working for, and on behalf of, NHS England North (Cumbria and North East) who wish to commission an NHS111 Unscheduled, Urgent and Emergency In-Hours Dental Care Services within North Cumbria and North East. The contract term will be 3 years with effect from 1.4.2019 to 31.3.2022, with the option to extend for 1 year at the discretion of the Contracting Authority and subject to satisfactory financial and contractual performance.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

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:

South East Northumberland

Lot No: 1

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

85000000

85100000

85130000

85131000

85131100

85131110

85140000

85141000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKC21

Main site or place of performance:

South East Northumberland.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

North of England Commissioning Support (NECS) is working for, and on behalf of, NHS England North (Cumbria and North East) who wish to commission an NHS 111 Unscheduled, Urgent and Emergency In-Hours Dental Care Services within South East Northumberland. The contract term will be 3 years with effect from 1.4.2019 to 31.3.2022, with the option to extend for 1 year at the discretion of the Contracting Authority and subject to satisfactory financial and contractual performance.

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 468 000.00 GBP

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

Start: 01/04/2019

End: 31/03/2023

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:

Newcastle and North Tyneside

Lot No: 2

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

85000000

85100000

85130000

85131000

85131100

85131110

85140000

85141000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKC22

Main site or place of performance:

Newcastle and North Tyneside.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

North of England Commissioning Support (NECS) is working for, and on behalf of, NHS England North (Cumbria and North East) who wish to commission an NHS 111 Unscheduled, Urgent and Emergency In-Hours Dental Care Services within Newcastle and North Tyneside. The contract term will be 3 years with effect from 1.4.2019 to 31.3.2022, with the option to extend for 1 year at the discretion of the Contracting Authority and subject to satisfactory financial and contractual performance.

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 702 000.00 GBP

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

Start: 01/04/2019

End: 31/03/2023

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:

Hartlepool and Stockton

Lot No: 3

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

85000000

85130000

85131000

85131100

85131110

85140000

85141000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKC11

Main site or place of performance:

Hartlepool and Stockton.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

North of England Commissioning Support (NECS) is working for, and on behalf of, NHS England North (Cumbria and North East) who wish to commission an NHS 111 Unscheduled, Urgent and Emergency In-Hours Dental Care Services within Hartlepool and Stockton. The contract term will be 3 years with effect from 1.4.2019 to 31.3.2022, with the option to extend for 1 year at the discretion of the Contracting Authority and subject to satisfactory financial and contractual performance.

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 702 000.00 GBP

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

Start: 01/04/2019

End: 31/03/2023

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:

Durham City and Chester-Le-Street

Lot No: 4

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

85000000

85130000

85131000

85131100

85131110

85140000

85141000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKC14

NUTS code: UKC1

Main site or place of performance:

Durham City and Chester-Le-Street.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

North of England Commissioning Support (NECS) is working for, and on behalf of, NHS England North (Cumbria and North East) who wish to commission an NHS 111 Unscheduled, Urgent and Emergency In-Hours Dental Care Services within Durham City and Chester-Le-Street. The contract term will be 3 years with effect from 1.4.2019 to 31.3.2022, with the option to extend for 1 year at the discretion of the Contracting Authority and subject to satisfactory financial and contractual performance.

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 312 000.00 GBP

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

Start: 01/04/2019

End: 31/03/2023

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:

Darlington

Lot No: 5

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

85000000

85130000

85131000

85131100

85131110

85140000

85141000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKC13

Main site or place of performance:

Darlington.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

North of England Commissioning Support (NECS) is working for, and on behalf of, NHS England North (Cumbria and North East) who wish to commission an NHS 111 Unscheduled, Urgent and Emergency In-Hours Dental Care Services within Darlington. The contract term will be 3 years with effect from 1.4.2019 to 31.3.2022, with the option to extend for 1 year at the discretion of the Contracting Authority and subject to satisfactory financial and contractual performance.

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 156 000.00 GBP

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

Start: 01/04/2019

End: 31/03/2023

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 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:

Under the Public Services (Social Value) Act 2012 Contracting Authorities must consider:

(a) How what is proposed to be procured might improve the economic, social, and environmental well-being of the area where they exercise their functions; and

(b) How, in conducting the process of procurement, they might act with a view to securing that improvement.

Accordingly, the subject matter of the contract has been scoped to take into account the priorities of the Contracting Authority relating to “economic, social, and environmental well-being”. The basic principles of the Open Procedure will be followed for this procurement to test the capacity, capability, and technical competence of bidders in accordance with The Light-Touch Rules Regime, Regulations 74 to 77 of The Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (SI 2015 Nº 102) (for Health, Social, Education, and certain other Service Contracts).

III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts

III.2)Conditions related to the contract

III.2.1)Information about a particular profession

III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:

III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

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:

Information about national procedures is available at: https://www.legislation.gov.uk/uksi/2015/102/pdfs/uksi_20150102_en.pdf

IV.1.11)Main features of the award procedure:

Public contracts for Health, Social, Education, and certain other Service Contracts listed in Schedule 3 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (SI 2015 Nº 102) (PCR 2015) shall be awarded in accordance with Chapter 3 Section 7 Regulation 74 to 77 of PCR 2015.

IV.2)Administrative information

IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure

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

Date: 12/09/2018

Local time: 12:00

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

English

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

Electronic ordering will be used

Electronic invoicing will be accepted

Electronic payment will be used

VI.3)Additional information:

This procurement will be conducted via the NECS e-tendering system (Proactis) as such there will be no hard copy documents issued to bidders and all communications between bidders and NECS, including tender submissions, will be conducted via the PROACTIS portal.

To express an interest in tendering for this procurement, please register on the PROACTIS e-tendering portal, which can be found at:https://www.proactisplaza.com/SupplierPortal/?CID=NECS and follow the registration instructions.

Please note that it is free to register on PROACTIS, which can be accessed at any time of day.

Should you have any queries, or are having problems registering on the portal, you should contact the eTendering provider by Email: or Website: http://proactis.kayako.com/suppliernetwork/Core/Default/Index (Monday to Friday 8:30 am to 5:00 pm).

The basic principles of the Open Procedure will be followed for this procurement to test the capacity, capability, and technical competence of bidders in accordance with The Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (SI 2015 Nº 102).

The “Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations 2006” as amended by the “Collective Redundancies and Transfer of Undertaking (Protection of Employment) (Amendment) Regulation 2014” (TUPE) does not apply to these contracts as this is a new service provision.

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VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

North of England Commissioning Support Unit
Teesdale House, Thornaby
Stockton on Tees
TS17 6BL
United Kingdom

Internet address: http://www.necsu.nhs.uk

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

VI.4.3)Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

The Commissioner will act in accordance with Part 3 Chapter 5 Regulation 85 to 87 and Part 3 Chapter 6 Regulation 88 to 104 of the Public Contract Regulations 2015 (SI 2015 Nº 102) (PCR 2015). Part 3 of the PCR 2015 provides for appeals to be made to the High Court subject to the time limitations and other required procedural steps. The rules relating to appeal are complex and a dissatisfied tenderer is advised to take their own prompt legal advice.

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

Royal Courts of Justice — The High Court
Strand
London
WC24 2LL
United Kingdom

Internet address: https://courttribunalfinder.service.gov.uk/courts/royal-courts-of-justice

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

06/08/2018