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Notice Summary

United Kingdom-London: Pre-registration Pharmacy Technician Training — Health Education England
439397-2019
Health Education England
18 September 2019
18 October 2019
Contract Notice - Open Procedure
No

Notice Abstract

NHS South of England Procurement Services (SoEPS), acting on behalf of Health Education England (HEE — the commissioner) are commencing a tender for the provision of pre-registration pharmacy technician training — Health Education England.Health Education England (HEE) has a requirement to procure education provision for pre-registration trainee pharmacy technicians (PTPTs) across England. This tender will be split into 3 lots, HEE London and South East (LaSE) will contract manage Lots 1 and 2 with the HEE National team managing Lot 3.

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

Health Education England

32 Russell Square

London

WC1B 5DN

UK

Contact person: Laura Devine

E-mail: laura.devine@soeprocurement.nhs.uk

NUTS: UKI

Internet address(es)

Main address: https://hee.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/soepscommissioning


Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address


Tenders or requests to participate must be sent electronically to:

https://in-tendhost.co.uk/soepscommissioning


I.4) Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.5) Main activity

Education

Section II: Object

II.1) Scope of the procurement

II.1.1) Title

Pre-registration Pharmacy Technician Training — Health Education England – NHS/SoEPS/19.500

Reference number: NHS/SoEPS/19.500

II.1.2) Main CPV code

80000000

 

II.1.3) Type of contract

Services

II.1.4) Short description

NHS South of England Procurement Services (SoEPS), acting on behalf of Health Education England (HEE — the commissioner) are commencing a tender for the provision of pre-registration pharmacy technician training — Health Education England.

Health Education England (HEE) has a requirement to procure education provision for pre-registration trainee pharmacy technicians (PTPTs) across England. This tender will be split into 3 lots, HEE London and South East (LaSE) will contract manage Lots 1 and 2 with the HEE National team managing Lot 3.

II.1.5) Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 655 291.67 GBP

II.1.6) Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: Yes

Tenders may be submitted for all lots

The contracting authority reserves the right to award contracts combining the following lots or groups of lots:

Please see ITT documents for contract information.

II.2) Description

Lot No: 1

II.2.1) Title

61 Trainees Face to Dace Training

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

80000000

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UKI


Main site or place of performance:

London.

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

Lot 1 is for 61 trainees face to face training at a maximum envelope of 250 100 GBP across 3 years.

II.2.6) Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 208 416.67 EUR

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

Start: 03/02/2020

End: 02/02/2022

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

Bidders are invited to access the procurement documentation at https://in-tendhost.co.uk/soepscommissioning

Please access the ITT procurement documents for further information.

Lot No: 2

II.2.1) Title

47 Trainees via Virtual Classroom/e-learning — Londona and South East

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

80000000

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UKI

UKJ


Main site or place of performance:

London and South East.

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

Lot 2 is for 47 trainees via virtual classroom/e-learning at a maximum envelope 176 250 GBP across 2 years.

II.2.6) Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 146 875.00 GBP

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

Start: 03/02/2020

End: 02/02/2022

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

Bidders are invited to access the procurement documentation at https://in-tendhost.co.uk/soepscommissioning

Please access the ITT procurement documents for further information.

Lot No: 3

II.2.1) Title

48 Trainees via Virtual Classroom/e-learning — England

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

80000000

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UKC

UKD

UKE

UKF

UKG

UKH

UKI

UKJ

UKK


Main site or place of performance:

England.

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

Lot 3* is for 48 trainees via virtual classroom/e-learning at a maximum envelope 180 000 GBP across 2 years. * Subject to additional budget approval, there is potential the maximum number of trainees for Lot 3 will increase to 96 with a maximum envelope of 360 000 GBP across 2 years.

II.2.6) Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 150 000.00 GBP

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

Start: 03/02/2020

End: 02/02/2022

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

Bidders are invited to access the procurement documentation at https://in-tendhost.co.uk/soepscommissioning

Please access the ITT procurement documents for further information.

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1) Conditions for participation

III.1.4) Objective rules and criteria for participation

Bidders are invited to access the procurement documentation at https://in-tendhost.co.uk/soepscommissioning

Please access the ITT procurement documents for further information.

III.2) Conditions related to the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1) Description

IV.1.1) Type of procedure

Open procedure

IV.1.11) Main features of the award procedure:

Bidders are invited to access the procurement documentation at https://in-tendhost.co.uk/soepscommissioning

Please access the ITT procurement documents for further information.

IV.2) Administrative information

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

Date: 18/10/2019

Local time: 12:00

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

EN

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3) Additional information

For Lots 1 and 2 PTPTs will be employed by NHS managed sector hospitals across London and Kent, Surrey and Sussex. Forecast demand from employers across the London and Kent, Surrey and Sussex Geography has informed the requirements of enrolment for approximately 108 learners onto a February 2020 cohort.

For Lot 3 PTPTs will be employed by a lead employer from a consortium of hospitals, community and general practice or home care across the 4 regions; London and Kent, Surrey and Sussex, Midlands and East, North and South. Forecast demand across the national integrated training scheme project is 48 PTPTs; 12 PTPTs in London and Kent, Surrey and Sussex, 12 PTPTs in Midlands and East, 12 PTPTs in the North and 12 PTPTs in the South.

Enrolled learners across all lots must be employed as a pre-registration trainee pharmacy technician (PTPT), working under the supervision, direction or guidance of a pharmacist or pharmacy technician and directly accountable to them for at least 14 hours per week at the point of enrolment. Trainees will need to successfully complete the training programme in order to register with the GPhC.

The maximum programme value, over 2 years is 606 350 GBP (inclusive of VAT). The commissioner retains the option to extend the contract by a further 2 years, subject to review and availability of budget.

Lot 1 is for 61 trainees face to face training at a maximum envelope of 250 100 GBP across 2 years.

Lot 2 is for 47 trainees via virtual classroom/e-learning at a maximum envelope 176 250 GBP across 2 years.

Lot 3* is for 48 trainees via virtual classroom/e-learning at a maximum envelope 180 000 GBP across 2 years. * Subject to additional budget approval, there is potential the maximum number of trainees for Lot 3 will increase to 96 with a maximum envelope of 360 000 GBP across 2 years.

All figures are inclusive of VAT.

The deadline for submission of completed ITT submissions is 18.10.2019 at 12.00 p.m. (midday). Late submissions will not be accepted. The e-portal system will shutdown at 12.00 p.m. and any un-submitted bids not registered to the system at this time will not be accepted. Therefore, please submit in good time prior to the deadline date and time.

Project title: pre-registration Pharmacy Technician Training — Health Education England – NHS/SoEPS/19,500, please access the ITT for all documents. Should bidders have any queries, or are having problems using the portal, they should contact the In-tend dedicated Supplier Helpdesk by calling 0845 557 8079 Monday to Friday (9.00 a.m. to 5.00 p.m.) or email support@in-tend.co.uk

All communications should be made via the messaging function on the In-tend E-Tendering portal. During the tender exercise the contracting authority requests that all communications are channelled through the e-portal system via the appointed procurement specialist on behalf of NHS South of England Procurement Services and not with the contracting authority itself. No bidder, bidder Member, or any of such bidder's advisors, consultants or subcontractors may have ex-parte communications with the contracting authority or any of their employees, advisors, contractors or consultants regarding the ITT, the procurement, other than as expressly permitted in this ITT.

VI.4) Procedures for review

VI.4.1) Review body

NHS South of England Procurement Services on behalf of Health Education England

36-38 Friars Walk

Lewes

BN7 2PB

UK

Internet address(es)

URL: http://soeprocurement.nhs.uk/

VI.4.3) Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

Bidders are invited to access the procurement documentation at https://in-tendhost.co.uk/soepscommissioning

Please access the ITT procurement documents for further information.

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

NHS South of England Procurement Services on behalf of Health Education England

36-38 Friars Walk

Lewes

BN7 2PB

UK

Internet address(es)

URL: http://soeprocurement.nhs.uk/

VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice

16/09/2019