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Notice Summary

UK-Preston: Child Health Information Services
277782-2019
NHS England and NHS Improvement North West (Lancashire and South Cumbria)
14 June 2019
15 July 2019
Contract Notice - Open Procedure
No

Notice Abstract

North of England Commissioning Support (NECS) is a commissioning support service hosted by NHS England and is managing this procurement process for and on behalf of NHS England and NHS Improvement North West (Cheshire and Merseyside and Lancashire and South Cumbria) (The Contracting Authorities). The Contracting Authorities are procuring Child Health Information Services (CHIS)in the Cheshire and Merseyside area and separately Lancashire area.

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 and NHS Improvement North West (Lancashire and South Cumbria)

Preston Business Centre, Waiting Road

Preston

UK

E-mail: necsu.procurement@nhs.net

NUTS: UK

Internet address(es)

Main address: https://www.england.nhs.uk/north

Address of the buyer profile: https://www.proactisplaza.com/supplierportal/?CID=NECS

I.1) Name and addresses

NHS England and NHS Improvement North West (Cheshire and Merseyside)

Regatta Place, Brunswick Business Park, Summers Road

Liverpool

UK

E-mail: necsu.procurement@nhs.net

NUTS: UK

Internet address(es)

Main address: https://www.england.nhs.uk/north/

Address of the buyer profile: https://www.proactisplaza.com/supplierportal/?CID=NECS

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://supplierlive.proactisp2p.com/Account/Login


Additional information can be obtained from another address:

North Of England Commissioning support Unit

Teesdale House

Stockton-on-Tees

TS176BL

UK

E-mail: necsu.neprocurement@nhs.net

NUTS: UKD

Internet address(es)

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

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent electronically to:

https://supplierlive.proactisp2p.com/Account/Login


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

NHSE481 Child Health Information Services

Reference number: NHSE481

II.1.2) Main CPV code

48800000

 

II.1.3) Type of contract

Services

II.1.4) Short description

North of England Commissioning Support (NECS) is a commissioning support service hosted by NHS England and is managing this procurement process for and on behalf of NHS England and NHS Improvement North West (Cheshire and Merseyside and Lancashire and South Cumbria) (The Contracting Authorities). The Contracting Authorities are procuring Child Health Information Services (CHIS)in the Cheshire and Merseyside area and separately Lancashire area.

II.1.5) Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 20 814 533.00 GBP

II.1.6) Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: Yes

Tenders may be submitted for all lots

II.2) Description

Lot No: 1

II.2.1) Title

Child Health Information Services — Cheshire and Merseyside

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

48800000

48814200

72300000

72310000

72312000

72313000

72314000

72316000

72317000

72318000

72320000

72322000

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UKD6

UKD7

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

North of England Commissioning Support (NECS) is a commissioning support service hosted by NHS England and is managing this procurement process for and on behalf of NHS England and NHS Improvement North West (Cheshire and Merseyside and Lancashire and South Cumbria) (The Contracting Authorities).

The Contracting Authorities are procuring Child Health Information Services (CHIS) in the Cheshire and Merseyside area and separately Lancashire area. The Contracting Authorities plan a contract start date of 1.4.2020 with a phased mobilisation of services.

The financial threshold for this procurement for both Lots is 20 814 533 GBP. The contract is for 5 years with the option to extend for a further 2 years at the discretion of the Contracting Authority and subject to satisfactory contractual and financial performance.

Lot 1: Cheshire and Merseyside: the annual contract value per year is 2 024 261 GBP for the first 3 years, Year 4: 1 922 258 GBP, Year 5: 1 766 704 GBP, Year 6: 1 503 995 GBP and Year 7: 1 498 793 GBP per annum which is inclusive of 1,25 % CQUIN. The contract will be monitored in line with the service specification and NHS contract terms and conditions.

Lot 2: Lancashire: the annual contract value is 1 150 000 GBP per annum which is inclusive of 1,25 % CQUIN. The contract will be monitored in line with the service specification and NHS contract terms and conditions

The open procedure will be followed for this procurement to test the capacity, capability, and technical competence of bides in accordance with Regulation 27 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (SI 2015 No 102).

This procurement will be conducted via the NECS e-tendering system (Proactis) as such there will be no hard copy documents issued to bidders and all communications between bidders and NECS, including tender submissions, will be conducted via the e-tendering system.

The proposed contract term for this procurement is 5 years with an option to extend for 2 years subject to approval of CEG on 11.6.2019. Should approval not be given the contract term will be 3 years with the option to extend for 1 year. A clarification will be send out to advise bidders via Proactis.

To express an interest in tendering for this procurement, please register on the Proactis e-tendering portal, which can be found at:

https://www.proactisplaza.com/SupplierPortal/?CID=NECS and follow the registration instructions.

Please note that it is free to register on Proactis, which can be accessed at any time of the day.

Should you have any queries, or are having problems registering on the portal, you should contract the eTendering provider by email: suppliersupport@proactis.com or website: http://proactis.kayako.com/suppliernetwork/core/Defalut/Index (Monday to Friday 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.).

Under the Public Services (Social Value) Act 2021 the Contracting Authorities must consider:

— how the proposed service to be procured may improve the economic, social and environmental well-being of the North region for which the procurement is taking place,

— how, in conducting the process of the procurement, it might act with a view to securing the improvement, and

— you are compliant with Section 54 of the modern Slavery Act 2015.

Accordingly, the subject matter of the contract has been scoped to take into account the priorities of the Contracting Authority relating to ‘economic, social and environmental well-being’.

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: 2 024 261.00 GBP

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

Start: 01/04/2020

End: 31/03/2027

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

Lot No: 2

II.2.1) Title

Child Health Information Services — Lancashire

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

48800000

48814200

72300000

72310000

72312000

72313000

72314000

72316000

72317000

72318000

72320000

72322000

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UKD4

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

North of England Commissioning Support (NECS) is a commissioning support service hosted by NHS England and is managing this procurement process for and on behalf of NHS England and NHS Improvement North West (Cheshire and Merseyside and Lancashire and South Cumbria) (The Contracting Authorities).

The Contracting Authorities are procuring Child Health Information Services (CHIS) in the Cheshire and Merseyside area and separately Lancashire area. The Contracting Authorities plan a contract start date of 1.4.2020 with a phased mobilisation of services.

The financial threshold for this procurement for both lots is 20 814 533 GBP. The contract is for 5 years with the option to extend for a further 2 years at the discretion of the Contracting Authority and subject to satisfactory contractual and financial performance.

Lot 1: Cheshire and Merseyside: the annual contract value per year is 2 024 261 GBP for the first 3 years, Year 4: 1 922 258 GBP, Year 5: 1 766 704 GBP, Year 6: 1 503 995 GBP and Year 7: 1 498 793 GBP per annum which is inclusive of 1,25 % CQUIN. The contract will be monitored in line with the service specification and NHS contract terms and conditions.

Lot 2: Lancashire: the annual contract value is 1 150 000 GBP per annum which is inclusive of 1,25 % CQUIN. The contract will be monitored in line with the service specification and NHS contract terms and conditions

The open procedure will be followed for this procurement to test the capacity, capability, and technical competence of bides in accordance with Regulation 27 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (SI 2015 No 102).

This procurement will be conducted via the NECS e-tendering system (Proactis) as such there will be no hard copy documents issued to bidders and all communications between bidders and NECS, including tender submissions, will be conducted via the e-tendering system.

The proposed contract term for this procurement is 5 years with an option to extend for 2 years subject to approval of CEG on 11.6.2019. Should approval not be given the contract term will be 3 years with the option to extend for 1 year. A clarification will be send out to advise bidders via Proactis.

To express an interest in tendering for this procurement, please register on the Proactis e-tendering portal, which can be found at:

https://www.proactisplaza.com/SupplierPortal/?CID=NECS and follow the registration instructions.

Please note that it is free to register on Proactis, which can be accessed at any time of the day.

Should you have any queries, or are having problems registering on the portal, you should contract the eTendering provider by email: suppliersupport@proactis.com or website: http://proactis.kayako.com/suppliernetwork/core/Defalut/Index (Monday to Friday 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.).

Under the Public Services (Social Value) Act 2021 the Contracting Authorities must consider:

— how the proposed service to be procured may improve the economic, social and environmental well-being of the North region for which the procurement is taking place,

— how, in conducting the process of the procurement, it might act with a view to securing the improvement, and

— you are compliant with Section 54 of the modern Slavery Act 2015.

Accordingly, the subject matter of the contract has been scoped to take into account the priorities of the Contracting Authority relating to ‘economic, social and environmental well-being’.

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

Start: 01/04/2020

End: 31/03/2027

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

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.2.1) Previous publication concerning this procedure

Notice number in the OJ S:

2018/S 250-578144

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

Date: 15/07/2019

Local time: 12:00

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

EN

IV.2.7) Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 15/07/2019

Local time: 12:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1) Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: No

VI.3) Additional information

This procurement will be conducted via the NECS e-tendering system (Proactis) as such there will be no hard copy documents issued to bidders and all communications between bidders and NECS, including tender submissions, will be conducted via the Proactis portal.

To express an interest in tendering for this procurement, please register on the Proactis e-tendering portal, which can be found at: https://www.proactisplaza.com/SupplierPortal/?CID=NECS and follow the registration instructions.

Please note that it is free to register on Proactis, which can be accessed at any time of day.

Should you have any queries, or are having problems registering on the portal, you should contact the eTendering provider by email: Suppliersupport@proactis.com or website: http://proactis.kayako.com/suppliernetwork/Core/Default/Index (Monday to Friday 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.).

The basic principles of the open procedure will be followed for this procurement to test the capacity, capability, and technical competence of bidders in accordance with The Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (SI 2015 No 102).

(MT Ref:216292)

VI.4) Procedures for review

VI.4.1) Review body

North of England Commissioning Support Unit

Teesdale House, Thornaby

Stockton-on-Tees

TS17 6BL

UK

Telephone: +44 1642745000

Internet address(es)

URL: http://www.necsu.nhs.uk

VI.4.2) Body responsible for mediation procedures

North Of England Commissioning Support Unit

Teesdale House, Thornaby

Stockton-on-Tees

TS17 6BL

UK

VI.4.3) Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

The commissioner will act in accordance with Part 3 Chapter 5 Regulation 85 to 87 and Part 3 Chapter 6 Regulation 88 to 104 of the Public Contract Regulations 2015 (SI 2015 No 102) (PCR 2015). Part 3 of the PCR 2015 provides for appeals to be made to the High Court subject to the time limitations and other required procedural steps. The rules relating to appeal are complex and a dissatisfied tenderer is advised to take their own prompt legal advice.

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

Royal Courts of Justice — The High Court

Strand

London

WC2A 2LL

UK

Internet address(es)

URL: https://courttribunalfinder.service.gov.uk/courts/royal-courts-of-justice

VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice

13/06/2019