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Notice Summary

Title:
United Kingdom-Cardiff: Community Optometrist Services
Document Ref:
229760-2019
Document Type:
Contract Notice - Open Procedure
Published By:
NHS Wales Shared Services Partnership
Date Published:
17 May 2019
Deadline Date:
04 June 2019
Document Source:
Framework/DPS:
No
Alert Profile:
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Notice Abstract

Ophthalmic Diagnostic Treatment Centre (ODTC) for the big 3 ocular blinding causes within Cardiff and Vale UHB:— AMD,— Glaucoma,— Diabetic retinopathy.The aim to improve the Rapid AMD service, increase follow up capacity for both glaucoma and diabetic retinopathy along with increased access to unscheduled care delivered by community optometrists and nurses.The proposed service is currently provided within the Health Board and outsourcing the services should improve patient pathways and reduce the pressure on the ongoing patient waiting times and subsequently improve patient care.

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 Wales Shared Services Partnership

8th Floor Brecknock House, Heath Park

Cardiff

CF14 4XW

UK

Telephone: +44 2920744939

E-mail: Nia.Miles@wales.nhs.uk

NUTS: UK

Internet address(es)

Main address: http://www.procurement.wales.nhs.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.sell2wales.gov.wales/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA0221

I.2) Joint procurement

The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body

I.3) Communication

Access to the procurement documents is restricted. Further information can be obtained at:

https://etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk/web/login.shtml


Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address


Tenders or requests to participate must be sent electronically to:

https://etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk/web/login.shtml


I.4) Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority

I.5) Main activity

Other: Project Management System

Section II: Object

II.1) Scope of the procurement

II.1.1) Title

Community Optometrist Services

Reference number: CAV-ITT-PROJECT41848

II.1.2) Main CPV code

85323000

 

II.1.3) Type of contract

Services

II.1.4) Short description

Ophthalmic Diagnostic Treatment Centre (ODTC) for the big 3 ocular blinding causes within Cardiff and Vale UHB:

— AMD,

— Glaucoma,

— Diabetic retinopathy.

The aim to improve the Rapid AMD service, increase follow up capacity for both glaucoma and diabetic retinopathy along with increased access to unscheduled care delivered by community optometrists and nurses.The proposed service is currently provided within the Health Board and outsourcing the services should improve patient pathways and reduce the pressure on the ongoing patient waiting times and subsequently improve patient care.

II.1.5) Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 418 000.00 GBP

II.1.6) Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: No

II.2) Description

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

85323000

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UKL22

Main site or place of performance:

Cardiff and the Vale LHB.

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

Cardiff and the Vale are sourcing for a respectable company to enable community optometrist services.

In 2019 Cardiff and Vale University Health Board were provided funding to support develop a ophthalmic diagnostic treatment centre (ODTC) for the big 3 ocular blinding causes:

— AMD,

— Glaucoma,

— Diabetic retinopathy.

The aim to improve the Rapid AMD service, increase follow up capacity for both glaucoma and diabetic retinopathy along with increased access to unscheduled care delivered by community optometrists and nurses. It is proposed that the unscheduled care element is delivered 7 days a week.

The proposed service is currently provided within the Health Board and outsourcing the services should improve patient pathways and reduce the pressure on the ongoing patient waiting times and subsequently improve patient care.

The Health Board will ensure that this procurement process, which is being undertaken in accordance with the open procedure, pursuant to and as defined in the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (as amended) Light Touch Regime.

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: 12

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

The Health Board will ensure that this procurement process, which is being undertaken in accordance with the open procedure, pursuant to and as defined in the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (as amended) Light Touch Regime.

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:

Details can be found within the tender documents via the eTender Wales Bravo Solutions site, as previously stated.

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

III.2.1) Information about a particular profession

Participation is reserved to a particular profession: Yes

Indicate profession:

III.2.2) Contract performance conditions

As per detailed in the ITT.

III.2.3) Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Obligation to indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff assigned to performing 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: 04/06/2019

Local time: 14:00

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

EN

IV.2.7) Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 04/06/2019

Local time: 14:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1) Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: No

VI.3) Additional information

Please note additional information on this procurement:

1) The Contracting Authority reserves the right to award the contract in whole, in part or annul the tendering process and not award contract;

2) Bidders should note that they will be required to enter into terms and conditions of contract as set out in the ITT and that save for matters of clarification or consistency the Contracting Authority will not negotiate the terms;

3) The Contracting Authority will not accept completed ITT's after the stated closing date;

4) All documents to be priced (where applicable) in sterling and all payments made in sterling;

5) All tender costs and liabilities incurred by bidders shall be the sole responsibility of the bidders;

6) In reference to II.1.9) (variants) to the extent permitted, if at all, in the tender documents;

7) Prospective suppliers should note that NHS Shared Services Partnership — Procurement Services is acting on behalf of Cardiff and Vale ULHB.

Note: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Sell2Wales website at http://www.sell2wales.gov.wales/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=65818

Note: The Authority is using eTenderwales to carry out this procurement process. To obtain further information record your interest on Sell2Wales at http://www.sell2wales.gov.wales/search/search_switch.aspx?ID=68368

(WA Ref:68368).

The Health Board will ensure that this procurement process, which is being undertaken in accordance with the open procedure, pursuant to and as defined in the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (as amended) Light Touch Regime.

Note: The Authority is using eTenderwales to carry out this procurement process. To obtain further information record your interest on Sell2Wales at https://www.sell2wales.gov.wales/search/search_switch.aspx?ID=92205

(WA Ref:92205)

VI.4) Procedures for review

VI.4.1) Review body

NHS Wales Shared Services Partnership

8th Floor, Brecknock House, University Hospital of Wales Heath Park

Cardiff

CF14 4XW

UK

Telephone: +44 2920744939

E-mail: Nia.Miles@wales.nhs.uk

Internet address(es)

URL: http://www.procurement.wales.nhs.uk

VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice

14/05/2019

Current Notes