II.2.3) Place of performance
Main site or place of performance:
Boundary of Bedfordshire Clinical Commissioning Group.
II.2.4) Description of the procurement
The contracting authorities wish to establish a single provider contract for the provisions of an alternative primary medical services (APMS) Primary Care service based at Cauldwell Road Medical Centre.
Cauldwell Medical Centre, Bedford Hospital NHS Trust, Kempston Rd, Bedford MK42 9DJ is in Bedfordshire and is part of Bedfordshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG). The CCG currently has a provider in place to deliver general practice medical services at the surgery until 31.3.2020.
Bedfordshire CCG now wishes to appoint a suitable organisation to provide general practice medical services (under an APMS Contract) at Cauldwell Medical Centre from 1.4.2020 for a period of 5 (five) years with a break clause at year 3 (3 + 2). Bedfordshire CCG aim to help ensure better outcomes for people by creating the settings for person-centered, personalised and coordinated care to thrive locally.
The most recent health profile for Bedford is available to download
Bedfordshire CCG covers an area that incorporates 2 local authority districts: Bedford Borough and Central Bedfordshire. The high level health profile overview for Bedford Borough is as follows:
The health of people in Bedford is varied compared with the England average. About 15 % (4 800) of children live in low income families. Life expectancy for both men and women is similar to the England average.
Life expectancy is 10,1 years lower for men and 7,1 years lower for women in the most deprived areas of Bedford than in the least deprived areas.
In year 6, 19,9 % (369) of children are classified as obese. The rate of alcohol-specific hospital stays among those under 18 is 23*, better than the average for England. This represents 9 stays per year. Levels of GCSE attainment are worse than the England average. Levels of breastfeeding initiation and smoking at time of delivery are better than the England average.
The rate of alcohol-related harm hospital stays is 553*, better than the average for England. This represents 886 stays per year. The rate of self-harm hospital stays is 224*, worse than the average for England. This represents 374 stays per year. The rate of sexually transmitted infections is better than average. Rates of statutory homelessness, violent crime and the percentage of people in employment are better than average.
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
Duration in months: 60
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:
II.2.11) Information about options
II.2.13) Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: