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Notice Summary

Title:
United Kingdom-Yeovil: Neonatal Transport Services
Document Ref:
462473-2019
Document Type:
Contract Notice - Open Procedure
Published By:
NHS England
Date Published:
02 October 2019
Deadline Date:
04 November 2019
Document Source:
Framework/DPS:
No
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Notice Abstract

NHS England Thames Valley and Wessex are seeking to re-commission their neonatal transport services as the current contract is due to expire in 2020. This covers transfers across Hampshire, Isle of Wight, Buckinghamshire, Oxfordshire, Dorset, Berkshire West and West Sussex. The commissioner has a possible total budget available of 12 600 000 GBP over a 7 year contract term. The initial contract term is for 7 year. At the end of the initial contract term the commissioners will have an extension option for a further 3 years available which will be awarded at their discretion, giving a maximum possible contract value of 18 000 000 GBP inclusive of VAT, over 10 years if the full contract term is fulfilled. Services are scheduled to commence on 1.7.2020. This procurement is being carried out by NHS South, Central and West Commissioning Support Unit (SCW) on behalf of the commissioners.

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

NHS England

C/O SCW CSU Procurment, Wynford House, Lufton Way, Lufton

Yeovil

BA22 8HR

UK

Contact person: Angela Mortley

E-mail: angelamortley@nhs.net

NUTS: UKJ

Internet address(es)

Main address: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/scwcsu/aspx/Home

Address of the buyer profile: https://www.england.nhs.uk/

I.2) Joint procurement

The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body

I.3) Communication

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

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


Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address


Tenders or requests to participate must be sent electronically to:

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


Tenders or requests to participate must be sent 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

NHS England — Neonatal Transport Services in Hampshire, Isle of Wight, Buckinghamshire, Oxfordshire, Dorset, Berkshire West and West Sussex

Reference number: PR003591

II.1.2) Main CPV code

85000000

 

II.1.3) Type of contract

Services

II.1.4) Short description

NHS England Thames Valley and Wessex are seeking to re-commission their neonatal transport services as the current contract is due to expire in 2020. This covers transfers across Hampshire, Isle of Wight, Buckinghamshire, Oxfordshire, Dorset, Berkshire West and West Sussex. The commissioner has a possible total budget available of 12 600 000 GBP over a 7 year contract term. The initial contract term is for 7 year. At the end of the initial contract term the commissioners will have an extension option for a further 3 years available which will be awarded at their discretion, giving a maximum possible contract value of 18 000 000 GBP inclusive of VAT, over 10 years if the full contract term is fulfilled. Services are scheduled to commence on 1.7.2020. This procurement is being carried out by NHS South, Central and West Commissioning Support Unit (SCW) on behalf of the commissioners.

II.1.5) Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 18 000 000.00 GBP

II.1.6) Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: No

II.2) Description

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

85000000

85141000

34114122

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UKK

UKJ

Main site or place of performance:

Hampshire, Isle of Wight, Buckinghamshire, Oxfordshire, Dorset, Berkshire West and West Sussex.

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

NHS England Thames Valley and Wessex are seeking to re-commission their neonatal transport services as the current contract is due to expire in 2020. This covers transfers across Hampshire, Isle of Wight, Buckinghamshire, Oxfordshire, Dorset, Berkshire West and West Sussex. The commissioner has a possible total budget available of 12 600 000 GBP over a 7 year contract term. The initial contract term is for 7 year. At the end of the initial contract term the commissioners will have an extension option for a further 3 years available which will be awarded at their discretion, giving a maximum possible contract value of 18 000 000 GBP inclusive of VAT, over 10 years if the full contract term is fulfilled. Services are scheduled to commence on 1.7.2020. This procurement is being carried out by NHS South, Central and West Commissioning Support Unit (SCW) on behalf of the commissioners.

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: 15 931 346.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 84

This contract is subject to renewal: Yes

Description of renewals:

The contract will be for an initial term of 7 years, with an option to extend for a further 3 years at the sole discretion of the commissioner. Services are scheduled to commence on 1.7.2020.

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: Yes

Description of options:

The contract will be for an initial term of 7 years, with an option to extend for a further 3 years at the sole discretion of the commissioner.

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

The services are healthcare services falling within Schedule 3 to the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (the Regulations) which are not subject to the full regime of the Regulations, but is instead governed by the Light Touch Regime contained within Chapter 3, Section 7 of the Regulations (Regulations 74 to 77).

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:

As identified in procurement documentation.

III.1.2) Economic and financial standing

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

III.1.3) Technical and professional ability

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

III.2) Conditions related to the contract

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: Yes

IV.2) Administrative information

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

Date: 04/11/2019

Local time: 12:00

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: 04/11/2019

Local time: 12:00

Place:

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1) Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: Yes

Estimated timing for further notices to be published:

6+ years.

VI.3) Additional information

Interested providers will be able to view this notice via the 'current tenders' list on the e-procurement system In-Tend, available on the following link: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/scwcsu/aspx/Home

In order to submit a bid, you will need to be registered on the e-procurement system and 'express an interest', and then complete a response as specified within the procurement documents. On registration, please include at least 2 contacts to allow for access to the system in times of absence. The services are healthcare services falling within Schedule 3 to the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (the Regulations) which are not subject to the full regime of the Regulations, but is instead governed by the Light Touch Regime contained within Chapter 3, Section 7 of the Regulations (Regulations 74 to 77). The tendering process will be conducted in accordance with the requirements and flexibilities provided by Articles 74 to 76 of the Directive, and Regulations 74 to 76 of the Regulations. The authority will run a transparent tender process, treating all bidders equally. For the avoidance of doubt, the authority will not be bound by the Regulations or the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union or any other regulations or legislation except for the specific parts or circumstances that apply to the procurement of these services. Neither the inclusion of a bidder selection stage, nor the use of any language or terms found in the Directive or Regulations, nor the description of the procedure voluntarily adopted by the authority (open, restricted, competitive procedure with negotiation, competitive dialogue or any other description), nor any other indication, shall be taken to mean that the Authority intends to hold itself bound by the Directive or Regulations, save by the provisions applicable to services coming within the scope of Annex XIV of the Directive/Schedule 3 of the Regulations. The contracting authority intends to voluntarily observe the award decision notices provisions and 10 day standstill period described in Regulation 86 of the Regulations. Unsuccessful bidders will receive scores and reasons for the decision, including the characteristics and relative advantages of the winning bid and the reasons why the bidder/application was unsuccessful. Deadline for lodging of appeals should be in accordance with Regulation 87 and Regulation 91 of the Regulations.

VI.4) Procedures for review

VI.4.1) Review body

NHS England

C/O SCW CSU Procurement, Wynford House, Lufton Way, Lufton

Yeovil

BA22 8HR

UK

E-mail: angelamortley@nhs.net

Internet address(es)

URL: https://www.england.nhs.uk/

VI.4.3) Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

As described in VI.3), deadline for lodging of appeals should be in accordance with Regulation 87 and Regulation 91 of the 2015 Regulations.

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

NHS England

C/O SCW CSU Procurement, Wynford House, Lufton Way, Lufton

Yeovil

BA22 8HR

UK

Telephone: +44 1935381968

E-mail: angelamortley@nhs.net

Internet address(es)

URL: https://www.england.nhs.uk/

VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice

01/10/2019

Current Notes