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Notice Summary

United Kingdom-London: Direct Access Diagnostics Imaging Services
275075-2019
Camden Clinical Commissioning Group
13 June 2019
12 July 2019
Contract Notice - Open Procedure
No

Notice Abstract

NHS Camden CCG on behalf of itself as host/coordinating commissioner and its Associates: NHS Barnet CCG, NHS Enfield CCG, NHS Haringey CCG, NHS Islington CCG and University College London Hospitals NHS FT wish to commission a Direct Access Diagnostics Imaging Service in North Central London.

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

Camden Clinical Commissioning Group

14th Floor, Euston Tower 286 Euston Road

London

NW1 3DP

UK

Contact person: Mr Hiran Karunaratna

Telephone: +44 2030495843

E-mail: nelcsu.clinical-procurement@nhs.net

NUTS: UK

Internet address(es)

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

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.camdenccg.nhs.uk/

I.1) Name and addresses

Islington Clinical Commissioning Group

Laycock St

London

N1 1TH

UK

E-mail: nelcsu.clinical-procurement@nhs.net

NUTS: UKI

Internet address(es)

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

I.1) Name and addresses

Haringey Clinical Commissioning Group

River Park House 225 High Road

London

N22 8HQ

UK

E-mail: nelcsu.clinical-procurement@nhs.net

NUTS: UKI

Internet address(es)

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

I.1) Name and addresses

Enfield Clincial Commissioning Group

Holbrook House, 116 Cockfosters Road

Barnet

EN4 0DR

UK

E-mail: nelcsu.clinical-procurement@nhs.net

NUTS: UKI

Internet address(es)

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

I.1) Name and addresses

Barnet Clinical Commissioning Group

North London Business Park, Oakleigh Road South

London

N11 1NP

UK

E-mail: nelcsu.clinical-procurement@nhs.net

NUTS: UKI

Internet address(es)

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

I.1) Name and addresses

University College London Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

250 Euston Road

London

NW1 2PG

UK

E-mail: nelcsu.clinical-procurement@nhs.net

NUTS: UK

Internet address(es)

Main address: https://www.uclh.nhs.uk/

I.2) Joint procurement

The contract involves joint procurement

I.3) Communication

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

https://procontract.due-north.com/Advert/Index?advertId=db7e5abc-376b-e911-80f7-005056b64545


Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address


Tenders or requests to participate must be sent electronically to:

https://procontract.due-north.com/Advert/Index?advertId=db7e5abc-376b-e911-80f7-005056b64545


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

PRJ-636 NCL Direct Access Diagnostics Imaging Services

Reference number: DN406246

II.1.2) Main CPV code

85000000

 

II.1.3) Type of contract

Services

II.1.4) Short description

NHS Camden CCG on behalf of itself as host/coordinating commissioner and its Associates: NHS Barnet CCG, NHS Enfield CCG, NHS Haringey CCG, NHS Islington CCG and University College London Hospitals NHS FT wish to commission a Direct Access Diagnostics Imaging Service in North Central London.

II.1.5) Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 30 000 000.00 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:

UKI


Main site or place of performance:

North Central London.

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

It is expected this service will deliver the following outcomes:

— improve the quality of life for low risk patients by providing rapid access to diagnostics in a setting closer to home,

— increase patient choice by offering community based services at times and venues that suit patient needs,

— facilitate referrers to be able to manage patients safely and effectively within the primary care,

— reduce:

—— unplanned hospital admissions,

—— waiting times for services within secondary care,

—— hospital outpatient appointments and follow-ups,

— develop and deliver innovative services, which are also cost effective,

— develop Integrated care pathways across the health and social care system to achieve holistic care,

— improve the quality of GP referral and management of conditions within primary care.

It is expected this service will provide a range of diagnostic imagining modalities including:

— MRI,

— ultrasound,

— x-ray,

— DEXA scan,

— blood pressure monitoring,

— ambulatory ECG,

— ECG (24 hours, 48 hours, 7 day event recorder),

— echocardiogram.

Commissioners intend to award one contract, with 1 service specification, 1 set of key performance indicators and 1 information management reporting dataset applicable to all associates.

Key requirements include but are not limited to:

Referral methodology:

— e-RS (or other web based system) and secure email.

Referral response rates:

— non-urgent referrals access to diagnostics within no more than 15 days locally*,

— urgent referrals access to diagnostics within no more than 5 days locally*,

— patients with a suspected cancer diagnosis should be requested as urgent (5 days).

Diagnostic report + Images:

— within 3 days of examination,

— referee alerted within 2 hours where unexpected or untoward findings,

— in the case of malignancy, suspected cancer or other clinically serious findings, a copy of the report to the referring clinician within (1) business day following discovery of the condition,

— provided by GMC registered radiologists who are UK based.

Diagnostic report + Images:

— within 3 days of examination in prescribed reporting format,

— referee to have access to reporting individual for follow up questions.

Interoperability:

— GP IT, Acute and Community systems,

— Health Information Exchange (Cerner),

— receive requests, transfer and send results/data over a NHS N3 compliant secure connection or equivalent, whilst keeping up to date with local systems and process developments.

Good clinical/industrial practice:

— CQC registered,

— quality standards as defined by CQC, Royal College of Radiologists.

Staff:

— have requisite training, qualifications and professional registrations as specified by the competent authority for that diagnostic investigation or recognised voluntary registration scheme,

— are able to diagnose clinically significant or serious pathology,

— have performed the minimum specified required number of diagnostic investigations.

Location:

— provision for MRI, Ultrasound, Cardiac, DEXA and X-ray services available in each of the 5 boroughs or within 1 mile of the neighbouring NCL borough(s) boundary,

— access to good transport links essential and must be taken into consideration when a provider establishes a service location,

— NCL CCGs would not expect patients to have more than a 5-10 minute walk from the nearest transport link and would expect access to local disabled parking,

— explore options to develop an extended range of community based diagnostics informed by the strategic direction set out in the NHS Long Term Plan, to inform the development of services in the community and primary care across at multiple borough locations across the 5 NCL boroughs and innovative Ways of working: commissions are expecting to agree a Local Variation to National tariff prices.

Further details of these requirements which can be found within the published tender documentation and service specification.

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: 30 000 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 60

This contract is subject to renewal: Yes

Description of renewals:

The contract value ranges between approximately 25 000 000 GBP to 30 000 000 GBP inclusive VAT over a 5 year contract term consisting of an initial 3 years + possible further 2 years (extended in multiples of 6 months, up to a maximum of 24 months in total).

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.2.12) Information about electronic catalogues

Tenders must be presented in the form of electronic catalogues or include an electronic catalogue

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: No

IV.2) Administrative information

IV.2.1) Previous publication concerning this procedure

Notice number in the OJ S:

2019/S 085-203812

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

Date: 12/07/2019

Local time: 10:00

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: 12/07/2019

Local time: 10:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1) Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: Yes

Estimated timing for further notices to be published:

The contract value ranges between approximately 25 000 000 GBP to 30 000 000 GBP inclusive of VAT over a 5 year contract term consisting of an initial 3 years + possible further 2 years (extended in multiples of 6 months, up to a maximum of 24 months in total).

VI.3) Additional information

The services that are the subject of this notice are covered by the Light Touch Regime are set out at Schedule 3 (social and other specific services) of PCR 2015. If the value of the contract is over 615 278 GBP the Contracting Authority must advertise it in the Official Journal of the European Union (OJEU), although there is flexibility as to the design of the remainder of the procurement process. The commissioner is not voluntarily following any other part of the regulations. The procedure that the commissioner is following will be set out in future documents yet to be published. The process will be similar to open procedure process under the regulations but, for avoidance of doubt, the commissioner is not running the process as though the open procedure under the regulations applies and so reserves the right to depart from that procedure at any point.

Interested organisations must express their interest by registering on pro-contract: https://procontract.due-north.com/Login/

Expressions of interests will be completed on submission of the tender. The deadline for submitting a completed tender is at 10:00 a.m. on 12.7.2019. It is anticipated that that three bidders with the lowest adjusted price per point quality score will be invited to a presentation/interview meeting on the 15.8.2019.

VI.4) Procedures for review

VI.4.1) Review body

NELCSU

75-77 Worship Street

London

EC2A 2DU

UK

E-mail: nelcsu.clinical-procurement@nhs.net

VI.4.2) Body responsible for mediation procedures

NELCSU

75-77 Worship Street

London

EC2A 2DU

UK

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

NELCSU

75-77 Worship Street

London

UK

E-mail: nelcsu.clinical-procurement@nhs.net

VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice

10/06/2019