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Notice Summary

Title:
United Kingdom-Rotherham: Rotherham CCG: Minor Eye Conditions Service
Document Ref:
72205-2019
Document Type:
Contract Notice - Open Procedure
Published By:
NHS Rotherham CCG
Date Published:
14 February 2019
Deadline Date:
13 March 2019
Document Source:
Framework/DPS:
No
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Notice Abstract

The objectives of the service for 2019/20 are that the MEC service treats conditions which do not necessarily need specialist hospital examinations, in convenient locations for the patient, and is carried out by specially trained optometrists. The service will provide a community based minor eye conditions service to patients who are registered with a Rotherham GP.

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 Rotherham CCG

Oak House, Moorhead Way

Rotherham

S66 1YY

UK

E-mail: peter.adkins1@nhs.net

NUTS: UKE31

Internet address(es)

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

I.3) Communication

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

http://www.nhssourcing.co.uk


Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address


Tenders or requests to participate must be sent electronically to:

http://www.nhssourcing.co.uk


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

Rotherham CCG: Minor Eye Conditions Service

Reference number: SYPS/ROTH/PA/19/32

II.1.2) Main CPV code

85160000

 

II.1.3) Type of contract

Services

II.1.4) Short description

The objectives of the service for 2019/20 are that the MEC service treats conditions which do not necessarily need specialist hospital examinations, in convenient locations for the patient, and is carried out by specially trained optometrists. The service will provide a community based minor eye conditions service to patients who are registered with a Rotherham GP.

II.1.5) Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 367 314.00 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:

UKE31

Main site or place of performance:

Rotherham

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

Using the skills of primary care optometrists to triage, manage and prioritise patients presenting with an eye condition, patient care will be improved by:

— reduction in unnecessary referrals to eye casualty clinics thus supporting secondary care to manage ophthalmology capacity,

— more cost-effective care,

— speedier access to care,

— care closer to home in a more convenient setting,

— easier access for patients through self-referral,

— retention of patients in primary care where possible,

— reduction in antibiotic prescribing.

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: 367 314.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 36

This contract is subject to renewal: Yes

Description of renewals:

The contract will be for an initial term of one (1) year from the anticipated service commencement date of 1.7.2019, with the opportunity to extend for a further two (2) successive periods of one (1) year each, at the sole discretion of the Authority. The maximum term of contract is consequently three (3) years.

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: Yes

IV.2) Administrative information

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

Date: 13/03/2019

Local time: 17:00

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: 3 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7) Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 13/03/2019

Local time: 17:00

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

NHS Improvement

London

UK

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

NHS South Yorkshire Procurement Service

Sheffield

UK

Internet address(es)

URL: http://www.nhssourcing.co.uk

VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice

11/02/2019

Current Notes