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Notice Summary

Title: United Kingdom-Northampton: Integrated Continuing Healthcare (ICHC) Service
Document Ref: 433746-2019
Published By: Nel Commissioning Support Unit
Document Source:  OJEU Tender
Date Published: 16 September 2019
Deadline Date: 14 October 2019
Document Type: Contract Notice - Open Procedure

Notice Abstract

NHS Nene Clinical Commissioning Group and NHS Corby Clinical Commissioning Group collectively known as NHS Northamptonshire CCGs are seeking a supplier for an Integrated Continuing Healthcare (ICHC) Service in Northamptonshire. The new ICHC model will be for a fully integrated end to end CHC service which will also include Individual Funding Requests (IFR) and Prior Approval.

Notice Details

Contract notice

Directive 2014/24/EU - Public Sector Directive

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting Change entity

I.1) Name and addresses

NEL Commissioning Support Unit

Francis Crick House, Summerhouse Road, Moulton Park Industrial Estate

Northampton

NN3 6BJ

UK

E-mail: nelcsu.procurementnorthants@nhs.net

NUTS: UKF24

Internet address(es)

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

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.neneccg.nhs.uk

I.3) Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge at:

https://procontract.due-north.com/Advert/Index?advertId=2f82b328-95d4-e911-80fa-005056b64545


Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address


Tenders or requests to participate must be sent electronically to:

https://procontract.due-north.com/


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

PRJ-754 Integrated Continuing Healthcare (ICHC) Service in Northamptonshire

Reference number: DN434776

II.1.2) Main CPV code

85100000

 

II.1.3) Type of contract

Services

II.1.4) Short description

NHS Nene Clinical Commissioning Group and NHS Corby Clinical Commissioning Group collectively known as NHS Northamptonshire CCGs are seeking a supplier for an Integrated Continuing Healthcare (ICHC) Service in Northamptonshire. The new ICHC model will be for a fully integrated end to end CHC service which will also include Individual Funding Requests (IFR) and Prior Approval.

II.1.5) Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 6 000 000.00 GBP

II.1.6) Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: No

II.2) Description

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UKF24

UKF25

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

The service provider, on behalf of the commissioners and any contractual obligations in relation to NHS Continuing Healthcare will:

— provide a service which meets the needs of all individuals for which the Northamptonshire CCGs have commissioning responsibility,

— provide a seamless service with the CCGs where neither the public nor any part of the NHS would perceive this function to be provided by a third party,

— provide the highest possible standards for quality both in individual/customer-facing services and ‘back office’ functions, demonstrating exemplary responses to patient and customer needs and delivery, commissioning, reviewing or managing of care,

— provide responsibility for the completion of all assessments and the associated administration activities related to the decision making process of eligibility for NHS CHC, FNC, Fast Track,

— provide responsibility for the administration and recording and record keeping of all applications and claims from receipt of referral to ratification of decision with the CCGs and the consequential action(s) arising from the CCGs determination(s),

— provide responsibility for maintaining and ensuring the complete, timely and accurate records are kept and maintained relating to funding decisions and the on-going provision of care,

— provide service functions with the objective of achieving the best value for public money (including proactive identification of quality, innovation, productivity and prevention (QIPP) opportunities) in addition to upholding the highest possible standards within the resources allowed,

— provide a service for all new referrals and all existing individuals to include eligibility assessments, package of care reviews and any alternative safe and effective care provision.

The contract will be for 3 years with an option to extend for a further 2 years.

II.2.5) Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

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

Start: 01/07/2020

End: 30/06/2023

This contract is subject to renewal: No

II.2.9) Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

II.2.10) Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: No

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

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1) Description

IV.1.1) Type of procedure

Open procedure

IV.1.8) Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: No

IV.2) Administrative information

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

Date: 14/10/2019

Local time: 12:00

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

EN

IV.2.7) Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 15/10/2019

Local time: 17:05

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1) Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: No

VI.4) Procedures for review

VI.4.1) Review body

NEL

Francis Crick House, Summerhouse Road, Moulton Park Industrial Estate

Northampton

NN3 6BJ

UK

VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice

11/09/2019