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Notice Summary

Title:
United Kingdom-Oxford: Procurement for the Provision of Primary Medical Services for Homeless Patients for Oxfordshire CCG
Document Ref:
418497-2019
Document Type:
Contract Notice - Open Procedure
Published By:
NHS Oxfordshire Clinical Commissioning Group
Date Published:
05 September 2019
Deadline Date:
04 October 2019
Document Source:
Framework/DPS:
No
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Notice Abstract

Oxfordshire Clinical Commissioning Group (‘the CCG’) is seeking bids from suitably qualified providers for the provision of primary medical services for Homeless Patients (incl. rough sleepers, those living in hostels or similar temporary accommodation, people in 'squats' or 'sofa surfers'). Currently operating from The Luther Street Medical Centre in Oxford, this service will address the often complex health and care needs of this vulnerable group in the city of Oxford. The successful provider will be required to deliver the services from suitable premises.The contract will be for an initial period of 3 years, with the commissioner's option to extend for a further 2 years. The service will start on 1.4.2020. The contract is valued at a maximum of 726 782 GBP per annum which is a maximum of 2 180 346 GBP for the initial 3 year period and a maximum of 3 633 910 GBP for the full 5 year period including the optional extension.

Notice Details

Social and other specific services – public contracts

Contract notice

Directive 2014/24/EU - Public Sector Directive

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting Change entity

I.1) Name and addresses

NHS Oxfordshire Clinical Commissioning Group

5510 John Smith Drive Oxford Business Park South

Oxford

OX4 2LH

UK

Contact person: Mark Stanbrook

E-mail: mstanbrook@nhs.net

NUTS: UKJ1

Internet address(es)

Main address: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/scwcsu/aspx/Home

Address of the buyer profile: https://www.oxfordshireccg.nhs.uk/

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


Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to the abovementioned address


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 Primary Medical Services for Homeless Patients for Oxfordshire CCG

Reference number: PR003424

II.1.2) Main CPV code

85100000

 

II.1.3) Type of contract

Services

II.1.4) Short description

Oxfordshire Clinical Commissioning Group (‘the CCG’) is seeking bids from suitably qualified providers for the provision of primary medical services for Homeless Patients (incl. rough sleepers, those living in hostels or similar temporary accommodation, people in 'squats' or 'sofa surfers'). Currently operating from The Luther Street Medical Centre in Oxford, this service will address the often complex health and care needs of this vulnerable group in the city of Oxford. The successful provider will be required to deliver the services from suitable premises.

The contract will be for an initial period of 3 years, with the commissioner's option to extend for a further 2 years. The service will start on 1.4.2020. The contract is valued at a maximum of 726 782 GBP per annum which is a maximum of 2 180 346 GBP for the initial 3 year period and a maximum of 3 633 910 GBP for the full 5 year period including the optional extension.

II.1.5) Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 3 633 910.00 GBP

II.1.6) Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: No

II.2) Description

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

85120000

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UKJ1

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

Oxfordshire Clinical Commissioning Group (‘the CCG’) is seeking bids from suitably qualified providers for the provision of primary medical services for Homeless Patients (incl. rough sleepers, those living in hostels or similar temporary accommodation, people in 'squats' or 'sofa surfers') in Oxfordshire. Currently operating from the Luther Street Medical Centre in Oxford, this service will address the often complex health and care needs of this vulnerable group in the city of Oxford. The centre's specialist medical service for homeless patients currently has circa. 500 registered patients, most of whom had had appointments in the year to 31.3.2019. The successful provider will be required to deliver the services from suitable premises.

Improving health and care outcomes for the homeless population is a key priority of the CCG and its strategic partners, who are committed to addressing the inequalities experienced by homeless people and to transform the way in which homeless health and care is delivered locally. The vision is for joined-up services that work together, provided around the whole person and focussed on early intervention and prevention. Multi-disciplinary collaborative care is central to effective care because many homeless people present with multiple health and care needs. This procurement is seeking a provider who can deliver an accessible and proactive model of primary healthcare for homeless people which is delivered in close collaboration with statutory and voluntary sector agencies and organisations, to provide holistic care.

The successful provider will deliver primary care medical services as per the APMS contract alongside high quality, accessible and responsive specialist homeless primary medical services address the often complex health and care needs affecting people who are homeless including:

— long term conditions,

— physical injury,

— mental health — psychiatric and psychological,

— physiological issues,

— personality disorders,

— sexual health and education issues,

— high rates of infectious disease and blood-borne viruses,

— substance misuse including drug and alcohol,

— dermatological conditions such as scabies,

— oral health problems,

— stress,

— cultural and lifestyle issues,

— sleep problems,

— sexual health education,

— musculoskeletal,

— chronic pain,

— tuberculosis and respiratory complications,

— need for social care intervention including complex family relationships,

— communication including language difficulties.

The overall aim of the service is to improve the health and well-being of homeless people in Oxfordshire. The following outcomes are expected to be delivered via the service:

— improved identification of homeless patients in primary care and acute services,

— increased numbers of homeless patients registered,

— increased utilisation of planned health care,

— reduction in the inappropriate use of secondary care,

— increased uptake of preventative health services,

— patients taking greater responsibility for their own health and well being,

— improved integration of care across health, social care and homeless services,

— support for people to access and maintain suitable accommodation, linking with existing local services as appropriate,

— improved physical and psychological well-being.

Further details are to be found in the service specification which forms part of the tender document set. The full scope of the service can be found on the eTendering system (SCW In-Tend system- https://in-tendhost.co.uk/scwcsu/aspx/Home).

This procurement is being carried out by NHS South, Central and West Commissioning Support Unit (SCW) on behalf of the commissioner, all communication should be made through the eTendering system.

II.2.6) Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 3 633 910.00 GBP

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

Start: 01/04/2020

End: 31/03/2025

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 contract allows for a 2 year extension to the substantive 3 year contract term, at the commissioners discretion.

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1) Description

IV.1.1) Type of procedure

Open procedure

IV.2) Administrative information

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

Date: 04/10/2019

Local time: 13:00

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

EN

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3) Additional information

Interested providers will be able to view this notice via the 'current tenders' list on the e-procurement system In-Tend, available on the following link: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/scwcsu/aspx/Home

In order to submit a bid, you will need to be registered on the e-procurement system and 'express an interest', and then complete a response as specified within the procurement documents.

On registration, please include at least 2 contacts to allow for access to the system in times of absence.

The services are healthcare services falling within Schedule 3 to the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (‘the Regulations’) which are not subject to the full regime of the Regulations, but is instead governed by the ‘Light Touch Regime’ contained within Chapter 3, Section 7 of the Regulations (Regulations 74 to 77).

The tendering process will be conducted in accordance with the requirements and flexibilities provided by Articles 74 to 76 of the Directive, and Regulations 74 to 76 of the Regulations. The Authority will run a transparent tender process, treating all bidders equally. For the avoidance of doubt, the Authority will not be bound by the Regulations or the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union or any other regulations or legislation except for the specific parts or circumstances that apply to the procurement of these services.

Neither the inclusion of a bidder selection stage, nor the use of any language or terms found in the Directive or Regulations, nor the description of the procedure voluntarily adopted by the Authority (‘Open’, ‘Restricted’, ‘Competitive Procedure with Negotiation’, ‘Competitive Dialogue’ or any other description), nor any other indication, shall be taken to mean that the Authority intends to hold itself bound by the Directive or Regulations, save by the provisions applicable to services coming within the scope of Annex XIV of the Directive/Schedule 3 of the Regulations.

The contracting authority intends to voluntarily observe the award decision notices provisions and 10 day standstill period described in Regulation 86 of the Regulations. Unsuccessful bidders will receive scores and reasons for the decision, including the characteristics and relative advantages of the winning bid and the reasons why the bidder/application was unsuccessful. Deadline for lodging of appeals should be in accordance with Regulation 87 and Regulation 91 of the Regulations.

VI.4) Procedures for review

VI.4.1) Review body

NHS Oxfordshire Clinical Commissioning Group

5510 John Smith Drive Oxford Business Park South

Oxford

OX4 2LH

UK

E-mail: mstanbrook@nhs.net

Internet address(es)

URL: https://www.oxfordshireccg.nhs.uk/

VI.4.3) Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

As described in VI.3), deadline for lodging of appeals should be in accordance with Regulation 87 and Regulation 91 of the 2015 Regulations.

VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice

02/09/2019

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