Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Date: 12/07/2019
Local time: 12:00
The purpose of this procurement is to commission a Level 2 endodontic service in Ealing, Hounslow and Bromley which offers patients a consistent pathway in line with all the other London regions and to alleviate 18-week referral to treatment pressures in London secondary care (hospital) settings. Triaging arrangements for the new service will be via the London secondary care restorative providers, ensuring full consultant-led (Levels 3a/3b) oversight of the referrals process.
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United Kingdom-Leeds: Dental practice and related services

2019/S 112-275083

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

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://procontract.due-north.com/Advert?advertId=983daae7-6c88-e911-80f7-005056b64545&fromRfxSummary=True&rfxId=2674a518-f17a-e911-80f7-005056b64545
Additional information can be obtained from 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:

PRJ830 — Level 2 Endodontic Services

 

Reference number: DN404959
II.1.2)Main CPV code

85130000
II.1.3)Type of contract

Services
II.1.4)Short description:

 

The purpose of this procurement is to commission a Level 2 endodontic service in Ealing, Hounslow and Bromley which offers patients a consistent pathway in line with all the other London regions and to alleviate 18-week referral to treatment pressures in London secondary care (hospital) settings. Triaging arrangements for the new service will be via the London secondary care restorative providers, ensuring full consultant-led (Levels 3a/3b) oversight of the referrals process.

The total budget available 981 000 GBP per annum. 981 000 GBP x 3 yrs = 2 943 000 GBP. The total with 1 yr extension = 3 924 000 GBP.

Interested applicants wishing to participate in the procurement must register, express an interest by 12:00 noon — 11.7.2019. Failure to complete this important step will mean that you will not be able to submit a bid for this procurement. Bidders are required to complete the online questionnaires hosted on the portal prior to the deadline for submission of 12:00 noon — 12.7.2019.

 

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 3 924 000.00 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:

Ealing and Hounslow

 

Lot No: 1
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

85130000
II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKI
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

 

NHS England (London Region) intends to commission Level 2 restorative services (Endodontics) by utilising GDC registered specialists and accredited performers such as Dentists with special interests (DwSI) and Dentists with enhanced skills (DES) who undertake endodontics at the competency Level 2.

The service will provide Level 2 endodontics for patients being referred by London Region General dental practitioners (GDPs) for patients residing in Ealing, Hounslow and Bromley.

The service will work to a time-limited national personal dental services (PDS) agreement. The service will provide consistent, high quality care based on the quality assurance principles as set out in the PDS agreement (please refer to the service specification).

Contracts will be awarded for an initial period of 3 years, with an optional extension for a further 1 year. Therefore, the maximum duration of this contract, if the extension option is taken up it will be 4 years. The contractual framework for the Level 2 endodontic service will be the national personal dental services (PDS) agreement.

Please note the estimated value for this lot is the annual figure.

 

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 677 520.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

It is expected that the contracts for the service will be awarded for a period of 3 years (thirty-six months) from 1.4.2020, with an optional extension for a further period of 1 year (12 months). Therefore the maximum duration of this contract, if the extension option is taken up it will be 4 years (48 months).

 

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues
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:

Bromley

 

Lot No: 2
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

85130000
II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKI
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

 

NHS England (London Region) intends to commission Level 2 restorative services (Endodontics) by utilising GDC registered specialists and accredited performers such as Dentists with special interests (DwSI) and dentists with enhanced skills (DES) who undertake endodontics at the competency Level 2.

The service will provide Level 2 endodontics for patients being referred by London Region General dental practitioners (GDPs) for patients residing in Ealing, Hounslow and Bromley.

The service will work to a time-limited national personal dental services (PDS) agreement. The service will provide consistent, high quality care based on the quality assurance principles as set out in the PDS agreement (please refer to the service specification).

Contracts will be awarded for an initial period of 3 years, with an optional extension for a further 1 year. Therefore, the maximum duration of this contract, if the extension option is taken up it will be 4 years. The contractual framework for the Level 2 endodontic service will be the national personal dental services (PDS) agreement.

Please note the estimated value for this lot is the annual figure.

 

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 303 480.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

It is expected that the contracts for the service will be awarded for a period of 3 years (thirty-six months) from 1.4.2020, with an optional extension for a further period of 1 year (12 months). Therefore the maximum duration of this contract, if the extension option is taken up it will be 4 years (48 months).

 

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues
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.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
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)Type of procedure

Open procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: no
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

Date: 12/07/2019
Local time: 12:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:

English
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 12/07/2019
Local time: 12:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body

NHS England
Quarry House
Leeds
LS2 7UE
United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

10/06/2019