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Notice Summary

Title:
United Kingdom-London: Foundation Simulation Training — Virtual Reality Licenses – 2020
Document Ref:
619544-2019
Document Type:
Contract Notice - Open Procedure
Published By:
Health Education England
Date Published:
27 December 2019
Deadline Date:
31 January 2020
Document Source:
Framework/DPS:
No
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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 foundation simulation training — virtual reality licenses.The HEE East of England local office has invested in the provision of simulation-based education across the region. From August 2018, each foundation trainee attends one full day equivalent of mandatory high-fidelity simulation. During these sessions, the trainees are immersed into a simulated clinical scenario in real-time (e.g. a deteriorating patient), followed by a debriefing session involving the trainees, facilitator and their peers. Feedback from these sessions has shown that this educational experience is well received by the trainees and improves their confidence in managing deteriorating patients.

Notice Details

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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

Foundation Simulation Training — Virtual Reality Licenses – 2020 — Health Education England – NHS/SoEPS/19.548

Reference number: NHS/SoEPS/19.548

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 foundation simulation training — virtual reality licenses.

The HEE East of England local office has invested in the provision of simulation-based education across the region. From August 2018, each foundation trainee attends one full day equivalent of mandatory high-fidelity simulation. During these sessions, the trainees are immersed into a simulated clinical scenario in real-time (e.g. a deteriorating patient), followed by a debriefing session involving the trainees, facilitator and their peers. Feedback from these sessions has shown that this educational experience is well received by the trainees and improves their confidence in managing deteriorating patients.

II.1.5) Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 333 333.33 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:

UKH

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

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 foundation simulation training — virtual reality licenses.

The HEE East of England local office has invested in the provision of simulation-based education across the region. From August 2018, each foundation trainee attends one full day equivalent of mandatory high-fidelity simulation. During these sessions, the trainees are immersed into a simulated clinical scenario in real-time (e.g. a deteriorating patient), followed by a debriefing session involving the trainees, facilitator and their peers. Feedback from these sessions has shown that this educational experience is well received by the trainees and improves their confidence in managing deteriorating patient.

For the 2019/2020 academic year HEE EOE Foundation School has introduced an innovative learning opportunity — virtual reality (VR) simulation for both FY1 and FY2 in the region. Licenses are required on an annual basis for this programme to be utilised.

The contract period will be for 3 years. The Commissioner reserves the right to extend the contract up to one further year.

The contract value will be 300 000 GBP over a term of 3 years

Mobilisation period 1.5.2020 to 1.8.2020.

Service provided 2.8.2020 to 1.8.2023.

All figures are including VAT.

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

Please access the ITT procurement documents for further information.

II.2.6) Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 333 333.33 GBP

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

Duration in months: 36

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.1.4) 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: 31/01/2020

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

The deadline for submission of completed ITT submissions is 31.1.2020 at 12 p.m. (midday). Late submissions will not be accepted. The e-portal system will shutdown at 12 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: Foundation Simulation Training — Virtual Reality Licenses – 2020 — Health Education England – NHS/SoEPS/19.548, 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 a.m. to 5 p.m.) or email support@in-tend.co.uk

All communications should be made via the messaging function on the In-tend eTendering 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

23/12/2019

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