II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)
II.2.3) Place of performance
Main site or place of performance:
Oxon; Abingdon, Banbury; Berks; Newbury, Maidenhead, Reading; Bucks; Aylesbury, High Wycombe, Milton Keynes.
II.2.4) Description of the procurement
The service shall provide fully qualified healthcare professionals to the 8 custody suites in the Thames Valley Police region to assess, treat and signpost detainees to ensure fitness for detention/charging and needs to fully integrate with NHS, social care and voluntary sector providers of health and social support. These staff may be embedded or mobile. The tender process will be a full EU restricted process, a 2 stage process:
Stage 1: Request for Information (RFI);
Stage 2; Request for Quotation (RFQ) with the opportunity for clarification questions throughout. Tenders will be evaluated against the specified requirements laid out within the documentation provided. Multiple evaluators will be used, the evaluator’s scores will then be moderated to ensure a consistent approach. Moderated scores will be rounded up to the nearest two (2) decimal places. The current contract expires 31.5.2020. All communication should be notified via EU Supply. Any subsequent contract will be for a maximum of 4 years (2+2) commencing in June 2020.
II.2.5) Award criteria
Quality criterion: Quality/delivery
/ Weighting: 60 %
Cost criterion: Pricing (cost)
/ Weighting: 40 %
II.2.6) Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 9 000 000.00 GBP
II.2.7) Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: Yes
Description of renewals:
The current contract expires on 31.5.2020. Any new contract awarded shall commence on 1.6.2020. Subject to satisfactory performance a 1 x 24-month individual further extension is available to 31.5.2024. Contract to be awarded to a sole supplier.
II.2.9) Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited
Envisaged minimum number: 5
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates:
The expectations are for a minimum of 5 suppliers and a maximum of 15 suppliers to be invited to tender. RFI Stage 1 pass mark is 68 %. Bidders who meet or exceed this mark will be taken through to the RFQ Stage 2 fully priced bidding process.
II.2.10) Information about variants
Variants will be accepted:
II.2.11) Information about options
II.2.13) Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds:
II.2.14) Additional information
Attached as document. Contract to be awarded to a sole supplier. The expectations are for a minimum of 5 suppliers and a maximum of 15 suppliers to be invited to tender.