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Notice Summary

Title:
United Kingdom-Norwich: Home Support Framework for Norfolk
Document Ref:
372685-2019
Document Type:
Contract Notice - Open Procedure
Published By:
Norfolk County Council
Date Published:
07 August 2019
Deadline Date:
16 September 2019
Document Source:
Framework/DPS:
Yes
Alert Profile:
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Notice Abstract

Norfolk County Council wishes to establish a framework agreement for the provision of home support services in Norfolk. The framework agreement will be used to arrange both individual packages and multiple packages of care. The intention is to work with successful providers to optimise efficiency and reduce unmet need wherever possible. The expectation is that successful providers will work collaboratively to facilitate this. This framework agreement will be county-wide but bidders can select which primary care network areas they wish to deliver services to.

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

Norfolk County Council

Floor 3, County Hall, Martineau Lane

Norwich

NR1 2DH

UK

Contact person: Joan Murray

E-mail: sourcingteam@norfolk.gov.uk

NUTS: UKH15

Internet address(es)

Main address: http://www.norfolk.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/norfolkcc/aspx/Home

I.3) Communication

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

https://in-tendhost.co.uk/norfolkcc/aspx/Home


Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address


Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to the abovementioned address


I.4) Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority

I.5) Main activity

General public services

Section II: Object

II.1) Scope of the procurement

II.1.1) Title

Home Support Framework for Norfolk

Reference number: NCCT41887

II.1.2) Main CPV code

85300000

 

II.1.3) Type of contract

Services

II.1.4) Short description

Norfolk County Council wishes to establish a framework agreement for the provision of home support services in Norfolk. The framework agreement will be used to arrange both individual packages and multiple packages of care. The intention is to work with successful providers to optimise efficiency and reduce unmet need wherever possible. The expectation is that successful providers will work collaboratively to facilitate this. This framework agreement will be county-wide but bidders can select which primary care network areas they wish to deliver services to.

II.1.5) Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 300 000 000.00 GBP

II.1.6) Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: No

II.2) Description

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

85312000

85312500

85320000

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UKH16

UKH17

UKH15

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

Norfolk County Council wishes to establish a framework agreement for the provision of home support services in Norfolk. The framework agreement will be used to arrange both individual packages and multiple packages of care. The intention is to work with successful providers to optimise efficiency and reduce unmet need wherever possible. The expectation is that successful providers will work collaboratively to facilitate this.

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: 300 000 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 120

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

II.2.14) Additional information

Value given is an estimate for 10 years based on current trends, but demand for services may fluctuate depending on population needs.

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

The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement with several operators.

Envisaged maximum number of participants to the framework agreement: 80

Justification for any framework agreement duration exceeding 4 years: This is being let under Regulation 74 to 77 of the Public Contract Regulations 2015 (Light Touch Regime, LTR) under which the Council has flexibility as to the process or procedure to be used when purchasing certain services of which Home Support Services is one. The framework agreement will run for 10 years and be opened up periodically to new providers.

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: 16/09/2019

Local time: 14:00

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

EN

IV.2.6) Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

Duration in months: 6 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7) Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 16/09/2019

Local time: 14:05

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1) Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: No

VI.3) Additional information

This procurement will be managed electronically via the Council's e-procurement system. To participate in this procurement, applicants must first be registered on the system at

https://in-tendhost.co.uk/norfolkcc

Full instructions for registration and use of the system can be found at https://in-tendhost.co.uk/norfolkcc/aspx/BuyerProfiles

Once registered you will be able to see the procurement project under the ‘tenders’ section and ‘express an interest’ to view the documentation. If you encounter any difficulties whilst using the system you can contact the In-tend support team by phoning +44 8442728810 or emailing support@intend.co.uk

This light touch regime framework agreement is being let under Regulation 74 to 77 of the Public Contract Regulations 2015 (Light Touch Regime, LTR) under which the Council has flexibility as to the process or procedure to be used when purchasing certain services of which home support services is one. In this instance, the Council is establishing a framework agreement with multiple suppliers that will set out the terms and conditions for making specific purchases (call-offs). The framework agreement differs from those let under the non-light touch regime in that it will run for 10 years and the Council, exercising its flexibility, may periodically open the framework for new applicants, particularly if it needs to increase capacity. If the Council decides to open up the light touch.

Regime framework to new applicants, it will do so on the same terms and conditions and on the same criteria as stated in the invitation to tender, unless the Council deems that amendments as a result of changes in the market or changes within the Council.

VI.4) Procedures for review

VI.4.1) Review body

Norfolk County Council

Norwich

UK

VI.4.2) Body responsible for mediation procedures

Norfolk County Council

Norwich

UK

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

Norfolk County Council

Norwich

UK

VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice

05/08/2019

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