Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Date: 29/09/2017
Local time: 12:00

Arden and Greater East Midlands Commissioning Support Unit on behalf of NHS England — Central Midlands (the Commissioner) is inviting suitably qualified and experienced providers to deliver Domiciliary Dental Services for Hertfordshire for people who are resident in care homes, or require the service of a domiciliary dentist within Hertfordshire. The service is anticipated to commence on 1.4.2018 for a contract duration of 5 years till 31.3.2023 under a PDS agreement.

Lot 1: Within East and North Herts CCG Boundaries 148 600 GBP (minimum 742 COT and maximum 860 COT)

Lot 2: Within Herts Valleys CCG Boundaries 179 700 GBP (minimum 876 COT and 1 040 COT)

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United Kingdom-Derby: Dental practice and related services

2017/S 164-338232

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

I.2)Joint procurement
I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://ardengemcsu.bravosolution.co.uk/
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://ardengemcsu.bravosolution.co.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:

Hertfordshire Domiciliary Dental Service.

 

II.1.2)Main CPV code

85130000
II.1.3)Type of contract

Services
II.1.4)Short description:

 

Arden and Greater East Midlands Commissioning Support Unit on behalf of NHS England — Central Midlands (the Commissioner) is inviting suitably qualified and experienced providers to deliver Domiciliary Dental Services for Hertfordshire for people who are resident in care homes, or require the service of a domiciliary dentist within Hertfordshire. The service is anticipated to commence on 1.4.2018 for a contract duration of 5 years till 31.3.2023 under a PDS agreement.

Lot 1: Within East and North Herts CCG Boundaries 148 600 GBP (minimum 742 COT and maximum 860 COT)

Lot 2: Within Herts Valleys CCG Boundaries 179 700 GBP (minimum 876 COT and 1 040 COT)

Bidders are to note the deadline for ITT submissions is Friday 29th September at 12:00.

 

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:

East and North Hertfordshire CCG Boundaries

 

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

85130000
II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKH23
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

 

The service is expected to deliver appropriate oral health care to all patients whose circumstances make it impossible, unreasonable or otherwise impractical for them to receive care in a dental surgery. This should include:

a) a full examination and cancer screening,

b) oral health risk assessment,

c) treatment,

d) oral health care education.

The Service will provide dental services for residential, nursing and care homes and patients confined to their own homes. Patients eligible for treatment under this service will have long term and/or progressive medical conditions; mental illness or dementia, causing disorientation and confusion in unfamiliar environments; or

increasing frailty which means that they are not able to travel to a dental surgery.

The contract value for Lot 1 — Within East and North Herts CCG Boundaries 148 600 GBP per annum (excluding VAT).

 

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
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 60
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

This will be taken into consideration towards the end of the contract duration.

 

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:

Herts Valleys CCG Boundaries

 

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

85130000
II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKH23
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

 

Please see Lot 1 for a description of services.

The contract value for Lot 2 — Within Herts Valleys CCG Boundaries 179 700 GBP per annum (excluding VAT ).

 

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
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 60
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

This will be taken into consideration towards the end of the contract duration.

 

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

List and brief description of conditions:

The Contracting Authority reserves the right to require groupings of contractors to take a particular legal form or to require one party to undertake primary legal liability or to require that each party undertakes joint and several liability.

 

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:

Parent company or other guarantee bonds, deposits, insurance or other forms of security may be required in certain circumstances.

 

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
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: yes
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: 29/09/2017
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: 29/09/2017
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:

 

Arden and GEM CSU is managing this Procurement in accordance with the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (the “Regulations”). The Services are 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.

The Contracting Authority will be using an eTendering system in this procurement exercise. Suppliers Instructions: How to Express Interest in this Tender

1. Register your company on the eSourcing portal (this is only required once)

— Browse to the eSourcing Portal:

https://ardengemcsu.bravosolution.co.uk and click the link to register

— Accept the terms and conditions and click ‘continue’

— Enter your correct business and user details

— Note the user-name you chose and click ‘Save’ when complete

— You will shortly receive an e-mail with your unique password (please keep this secure)

2. Express an Interest in the tender

— Login to the portal with the username/ password

— Click the ‘PQQs / ITTs Open To All Suppliers’ link. (These are Pre- Qualification Questionnaires or Invitations to Tender open to any registered supplier)

— Click on the relevant ITT 760 to access the content.

— Click the ‘Express Interest’ button at the top of the page.

— This will move the PQQ /ITT into your ‘My PQQs/ My ITTs’ page.

(This is a secure area reserved for your projects only)

— You can now access any attachments by clicking ‘Buyer Attachments’ in the ‘PQQ/ITT Details’ box

3. Responding to the tender

— Click ‘My Response’ under ‘PQQ/ ITT Details’, you can choose to ‘Create Response’ or to ‘Decline to Respond’ (please give a reason if declining)

— You can now use the ‘Messages’ function to communicate with the buyer

and seek any clarification

— Note the deadline for completion, then follow the onscreen instructions to complete the ITT

— There may be a mixture of on-line

and off-line actions for you to perform (there is detailed on-line help available) You must then submit your reply using the ‘Submit Response’ button at the top of the page. If you require any further assistance please consult the on-line help, or contact the eTendering helpdesk.

 

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body

Arden and Greater East Midlands Commissioning Support Unit
10 Nottingham Road
Derby
DE1 3QT
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:

25/08/2017