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Notice Summary

Title:
United Kingdom-Colchester: Psychological Therapies
Document Ref:
431265-2019
Document Type:
Contract Notice - Open Procedure
Published By:
North East Essex Clinical Commissioning Group
Date Published:
13 September 2019
Deadline Date:
08 October 2019
Document Source:
Framework/DPS:
No
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Notice Abstract

North East Essex Clinical Commissioning Group wishes to invite suitably qualified and experienced providers to submit tenders for the provision of an Improving access to psychological therapies (IAPT) service.

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

North East Essex Clinical Commissioning Group

Aspen House, Stephenson Road, Severalls Business Park

Colchester

CO4 9QR

UK

Contact person: charles kirabo

E-mail: charles.kirabo@attain.co.uk

NUTS: UKH3

Internet address(es)

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

Address of the buyer profile: https://attain.bravosolution.co.uk/web/login.html

I.3) Communication

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

https://attain.bravosolution.co.uk/web/login.html


Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address


Tenders or requests to participate must be sent electronically to:

https://attain.bravosolution.co.uk/web/login.html


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

Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT) Service in North East Essex

Reference number: ACE-0354-2019-NEE

II.1.2) Main CPV code

85000000

 

II.1.3) Type of contract

Services

II.1.4) Short description

North East Essex Clinical Commissioning Group wishes to invite suitably qualified and experienced providers to submit tenders for the provision of an Improving access to psychological therapies (IAPT) service.

II.1.5) Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 59 000 000.00 GBP

II.1.6) Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: No

II.2) Description

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

85121270

85312300

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UKH3

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

North East Essex Clinical Commissioning Group wishes to invite suitably qualified and experienced providers to submit tenders for the provision of an Improving access to psychological therapies (IAPT) service in North East Essex. The successful bidder will be accountable for the provision of all services within the scope of the service.

The overarching aim of the service is to provide adults with a high quality, safe and efficient service which improves individuals common mental health problems demonstrated by clear outcomes, making best use of available resources.

The future service model will be in line with national guidance for an IAPT service following a stepped care evidence based therapeutic model of care with some additional elements namely:

— integrated care pathways: system wide working ensuring seamless pathways and transitions taking a holistic approach to care linked into primary care and community environments,

— long term conditions: working as a system to address both physical and mental health needs,

— counselling service provision,

— ASD diagnosis service provision,

— perinatal service provision aligned to the serving the mild and moderate needs,

— support time and recovery workers aiding the promotion of independence and recovery,

— psychosexual therapy services.

Within the CCG, North East Essex Health and Well-being Alliance is a collaboration between the health and social care commissioners and providers and Council and voluntary sector partners within NEE. Whilst this service provision is based on a lead provider model, it is the expectation that any service delivery encompasses an alliance working approach.

The contract duration is 7 years with the option to extend for a further 3 years. To access and download the procurement documentation including the service specification, potential bidders are invited to login to the electronic procurement portal https://attain.bravosolution.co.uk/web/login.html

Click on ‘Register’ and follow the on screen instructions. The deadline for ITT responses is 12.00 noon on 8.10.2019.

Please note that the services and associated specification and prices, commissioned within this contract may be subject to review and change. Any changes to the contract shall be subject to discussion with the provider to reach agreement on the scope of service change and local price in accordance with these provisions and relevant contract variation would be completed. The provider will be asked to participate in the development and redesign of relevant pathways that may result from this development.

The rationale for a future review may include:

(a) the CCG’s intention is to work closer with the CCGs within the Suffolk and NEE STP/ICS footprint. Therefore the scope of the possible changes to be made to this contract shall relate to the potential introduction of a larger population to support the STP/ICS footprint (i.e. the contract and specification may be amended to also deliver an IAPT service to the Ipswich and East Suffolk and West Suffolk CCG populations), through a variation to the contract in accordance with Regulation 72 (1) (a) of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015;

(b) the contract being amended in terms of the original services supplied (in accordance with Regulation 72 (1) (a) of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015, where following assessment of the reasonable alignment of out of hospital services it is identified that it is logical for additional services to be delivered in conjunction with this 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: 59 000 000.00 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: Yes

Description of renewals:

Service reviews will be undertaken regularly, in order to determine any relevant renewal.

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: Yes

Description of options:

Option to extend by up to 3 years. Other options as described above and within the procurement documents.

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

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: 08/10/2019

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

IV.2.7) Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 08/10/2019

Local time: 12:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1) Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: No

VI.3) Additional information

The services to which this procurement relates fall within Schedule 3 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (the ‘Regulations’). As such, the procurement of the services is being run as a bespoke, single stage application process akin to the open procedure, involving a number of stages which are outlined within the suite of procurement documents. The contracting authority does not intend to hold itself bound by any of the regulations, save those applicable to Schedule 3 Services. You are advised that the 59 000 000 GBP value relates to the 10 years (7 years plus option to extend by 3 years). The maximum contract value for the 7 year contract is 41 100 000 GBP.

VI.4) Procedures for review

VI.4.1) Review body

High Court of Justice of England and Wales

London

WC2A 2LL

UK

Internet address(es)

URL: https://www.justice.gov.uk/

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

North East Essex Clinical Commissioning Group, Aspen House, Stephenson Road, Severalls Business Park

Colchester

CO4 9QR

UK

E-mail: charles.kirabo@attain.co.uk

Internet address(es)

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

VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice

11/09/2019

Current Notes