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Notice Summary

Title:
United Kingdom-Bristol: Procurement for the provision of Gender Dysphoria Surgical Services
Document Ref:
289732-2019
Document Type:
Contract Notice - Open Procedure
Published By:
NHS England South (National)
Date Published:
21 June 2019
Deadline Date:
30 July 2019
Document Source:
Framework/DPS:
No
Alert Profile:
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Notice Abstract

NHS England and NHS Scotland seek bids from providers who have the capability and capacity to deliver gender dysphoria surgical services. Services being procured are chest surgery (trans masculine), genital surgery (trans feminine) and genital surgery (trans masculine).The services will be available to individuals eligible for NHS-funded care who are the commissioning responsibility of the NHS in England, Scotland or Wales — and who meet the eligibility criteria described in the service specification. Successful bidders will hold a single contract with NHS England for services provided to eligible patients who are the commissioning responsibility of NHS England, NHS Scotland and NHS Wales.Contracts will be for an initial term of 5 years with a possible extension of any period up to a further 2 years as defined and at the discretion of the commissioner.

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 South (National)

Bristol

UK

E-mail: scwcsu.procurement@nhs.net

NUTS: UKK12

Internet address(es)

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

Address of the buyer profile: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/scwcsu/aspx/Home

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


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

Procurement for the provision of Gender Dysphoria Surgical Services to NHS England, NHS Scotland and NHS Wales

Reference number: PR00214 – Surgical Services

II.1.2) Main CPV code

85100000

 

II.1.3) Type of contract

Services

II.1.4) Short description

NHS England and NHS Scotland seek bids from providers who have the capability and capacity to deliver gender dysphoria surgical services. Services being procured are chest surgery (trans masculine), genital surgery (trans feminine) and genital surgery (trans masculine).

The services will be available to individuals eligible for NHS-funded care who are the commissioning responsibility of the NHS in England, Scotland or Wales — and who meet the eligibility criteria described in the service specification. Successful bidders will hold a single contract with NHS England for services provided to eligible patients who are the commissioning responsibility of NHS England, NHS Scotland and NHS Wales.

Contracts will be for an initial term of 5 years with a possible extension of any period up to a further 2 years as defined and at the discretion of the commissioner.

II.1.5) Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 107 100 000.00 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

Chest Surgery (Trans Masculine)

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

85100000

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UK

UKC

UKD

UKE

UKF

UKG

UKH

UKI

UKJ

UKK

UKL

UKM

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

Surgeons must be trained in onco-plastic breast surgery or be plastic surgeons with expertise in plastic surgery of the breast. The standard practice procedures that will be funded through the contract are:

— double incision technique,

— peri-areolar technique,

— liposuction for the purpose of masculinising chest surgery,

— nipple re-positioning techniques, including pedicled flaps,

— free, full-thickness nipple grafting,

— modification of the nipple-areolar complex,

— dermal implant and nipple tattoo,

— for the avoidance of doubt, feminising breast augmentation will not be funded through the contract.

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: 18 200 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 84

This contract is subject to renewal: 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

Genital Surgery (Trans Feminine)

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

85100000

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UK

UKC

UKD

UKE

UKF

UKG

UKH

UKI

UKJ

UKK

UKL

UKM

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

The standard practice procedures that will be provided for and funded by the contract consist of some or all of the following:

— penectomy,

— bilateral orchidectomy,

— vaginoplasty (various techniques),

— clitoroplasty,

— vulvoplasty,

— penectomy and orchidectomy — when they are performed simultaneously with the surgical interventions referred to above.

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: 5 600 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 84

This contract is subject to renewal: 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: 3

II.2.1) Title

Genital Surgery (Trans Masculine)

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

85100000

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UK

UKC

UKD

UKE

UKF

UKG

UKH

UKI

UKJ

UKK

UKL

UKM

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

The standard practice procedures to be provided & funded by the contract are:

— phalloplasty (various types),

— metoidioplasty (with/without urethroplasty; with/without scrotoplasty),

— post-operative training in penile prosthesis use.

Funded only in conjunction with the above pathways:

— hysterectomy,

— bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy,

— vaginectomy,

— placement of penile prosthesis (various types),

— placement of testicular prosthesis (various types),

— glans sculpting.

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: 32 900 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 84

This contract is subject to renewal: 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 III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1) Conditions for participation

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.2.3) 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: No

IV.2) Administrative information

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

Date: 30/07/2019

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

IV.2.7) Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 30/07/2019

Local time: 12:01

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

South, Central and West Commissioning Support Unit

Bristol

UK

VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice

18/06/2019

Current Notes