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Notice Summary

Title:
United Kingdom-Oxford: NHS England and NHS Improvement South (South East) – Integrated Healthcare Services for HMP YOI Winchester
Document Ref:
536187-2019
Document Type:
Contract Notice - Open Procedure
Published By:
NHS Commissioning Board (NHS England South East)
Date Published:
12 November 2019
Deadline Date:
18 December 2019
Document Source:
Framework/DPS:
No
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Notice Abstract

NHS England and NHS Improvement South (South East) (the Commissioner) seeks to commission a prime provider model for the provision of integrated healthcare services to HMP YOI Winchester, in order to support integrated, patient centred care across the full range of service specialities detailed in the service specification(s).NHS England will hold a contract with the prime provider, who in turn can directly provide care and/or subcontract care to other specialist providers. The prime provider will also be responsible for ensuring that all healthcare services operating within the prison work in an integrated way, delivering seamless care pathways.The contract is due to commence on the 1.7.2020, with a contract duration of 7 years.This procurement is being carried out by NHS South, Central and West Commissioning Support Unit (SCW) on behalf of the commissioners.

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 Commissioning Board (NHS England South East)

Oxford

UK

Contact person: Tom Griffiths

E-mail: scwcsu.procurement@nhs.net

NUTS: UKJ14

Internet address(es)

Main address: 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 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

NHS England and NHS Improvement South (South East) – Integrated Healthcare Services for HMP YOI Winchester

II.1.2) Main CPV code

85100000

 

II.1.3) Type of contract

Services

II.1.4) Short description

NHS England and NHS Improvement South (South East) (the Commissioner) seeks to commission a prime provider model for the provision of integrated healthcare services to HMP YOI Winchester, in order to support integrated, patient centred care across the full range of service specialities detailed in the service specification(s).

NHS England will hold a contract with the prime provider, who in turn can directly provide care and/or subcontract care to other specialist providers. The prime provider will also be responsible for ensuring that all healthcare services operating within the prison work in an integrated way, delivering seamless care pathways.

The contract is due to commence on the 1.7.2020, with a contract duration of 7 years.

This procurement is being carried out by NHS South, Central and West Commissioning Support Unit (SCW) on behalf of the commissioners.

II.1.5) Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 40 866 539.00 GBP

II.1.6) Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: No

II.2) Description

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UKJ3

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

HMP Winchester is a Category B Local Prison that serves the local courts, with a small 129 bed Category C Resettlement Unit (West Hill). Winchester has an operational capacity of approx. 700 and is able to take men from the age of 18 upwards.

This service will be commissioned as part of the overall offender health pathway within the prison and as such this model will ensure an integrated, recovery orientated service delivery system both within the prison and onwards into the community. The service will focus on delivering person-centred care within seamless, integrated structured clinical and psychosocial interventions/services in prison and facilitating arrangements through the gate into the community to ensure effective continuity of care. The provider must develop close collaborative working relationships with HMPPS management and staff in HMP Winchester.

The service is to be made available to all prisoners within the establishment. The provider must meet the unique needs of the establishments and take into account the needs of the population within that establishment.

The services being commissioned include (please see service specifications for further information and full lists of services required):

— general practitioners provision,

— primary care nursing,

— dental services,

— pharmacy services (including mechanism for OOH provision),

— inpatient unit facility,

— substance misuse services (including substance misuse wing),

— optometry,

— podiatry,

— audiology,

— primary and secondary mental health and learning disability services,

— health promotion and prevention,

— appropriate administrative and data management support (including data intelligence and reporting resource; date and intelligence analysis),

— musculoskeletal therapies,

— smoking cessation,

— blood borne viruses testing to include funding, access and delivery (including provision of testing facilities where necessary),

— consultant-led pain management clinics,

— therapies,

— sexual Health screening (Tiers 1, 2).

In addition the provider will be responsible for ensuring effective and meaningful pathways of care are established with secondary care/diagnostics and other services outside of this specification, including hospital-based services, to meet patient’s health needs.

Social care provision will be included within the contract via a Section 75 agreement with the local authority.

NHS England are implementing a shared approach to the management of Escorts and Bedwatches. In order to ensure the provider can manage escort and bed watch services in an effective and efficient manner and to protect the provider against significant bed watch and escort costs that are out of their control, NHS England will include a risk share agreement scheme within the contract.

NHS England will be contracting for the services using the long form 2019/20 NHS Standard Contract for the provision of Healthcare Services, with an APMS contract module in Schedule 2L of the contract particulars for the provision of GP Services and a PDS contract for the provision of dental services. A tripartite agreement will be necessary between the commissioner, the prime provider and the prime provider’s dental services provider if the prime provider cannot hold a PDS contract directly.

The maximum annual contract value for the service is 5 838 077 GBP, with a maximum total contract lifecycle value of 40 866 539 GBP inclusive of escorts and bed watches budget.

II.2.6) Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 40 866 539.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 84

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 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).

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1) Description

IV.1.1) Type of procedure

Open procedure

IV.2) Administrative information

IV.2.1) Previous publication concerning this procedure

Notice number in the OJ S:

2019/S 134-330411

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

Date: 18/12/2019

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

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.

A site visit and 1:1 clarification meetings will be available to potential bidders imminently (mid-November). Following registration on In-Tend please refer to the ITT bidder instructions ASAP for details on how to register for these events.

In the interest of encouraging collaborative working, organisations that do not wish to bid for the entire contract but would like their details shared with potential.

Bidders as subcontractors or potential consortium partners should send their contact details to the SCW procurement team using the correspondence function of the in-tend system.

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.5) Date of dispatch of this notice

07/11/2019

Current Notes