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NHS England North (Lancashire) commissioning team are hosting a market engagement event to discuss the upcoming procurement of orthodontics in Lancashire. We would like to use this event to support any potential bidders with understanding the new ...

Prior information notice

This notice is for prior information only

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
NHS England North (Lancashire)
Preston Business Centre, Watling Street Road, Fulwood
Preston
PR2 8DY
United Kingdom
E-mail:
NUTS code: UK

Internet address(es):

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

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.mytenders.org/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA31749

I.2)Joint procurement
The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body
I.3)Communication
Additional information can be obtained from another address:
North of England Commissioning Support Unit
Teesdale House, Thornaby
Stockton-on-Tees
TS17 6BL
United Kingdom
E-mail:
NUTS code: UKC

Internet address(es):

Main address: www.necsu.nhs.uk

Electronic communication requires the use of tools and devices that are not generally available. Unrestricted and full direct access to these tools and devices is possible, free of charge, at: https://www.proactisplaza.com/supplerportal/?CID=NECS
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
National or federal agency/office
I.5)Main activity
Health

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement
II.1.1)Title:

Orthodontic Services in Lancashire.

II.1.2)Main CPV code
85100000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

NHS England North (Lancashire) commissioning team are hosting a market engagement event to discuss the upcoming procurement of orthodontics in Lancashire. We would like to use this event to support any potential bidders with understanding the new process for applications now that we are using a Dynamic Purchasing System (DPS).

This facilitated event will primarily focus on but not be limited to:

- Explaining the Dynamic Purchasing System (DPS);

- Application support;

- Expert advice from a procurement bid writer;

- the Oral Health Needs Assessment for orthodontics;

- Proposed lots for procurement.

NHS England is committed to improving services and has an opportunity to improve, re-develop and re-commission the current orthodontics pathways. GDPs, specialist orthodontists and secondary care dental service providers are cordially invited to attend and contribute to the discussions and help inform the future strategy.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
85100000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKD4
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Market Engagement Event

The event will be held on Thursday 26.1.2017 at NHS England (North) Lancashire, Preston Business Centre, Watling Street Road, Fulwood, Preston, Lancashire, PR2 8DY from 16:00 - 20:00 (presentations start 16:30).

If your organisation would like to attend the market engagement event please send a correspondence via the Proactis portal with the following details for each attendee:

- Name;

- Job Title;

- Contact details.

The deadline for registering to attend the event is 12:00 noon on 25.1.2016. Please note that registering prior to the event is required.

II.2.14)Additional information

NECS is utilising an electronic tendering tool to manage this process and to communicate with potential providers (https://www.proactisplaza.com/supplerportal/?CID=NECS) hosted by PROACTIS.

Please note that this facility allows the provider to express an interest only in delivering this service. It is not a pre-qualification process.

II.3)Estimated date of publication of contract notice:
08/03/2017

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:

Note: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the myTenders Web Site at http://www.myTenders.org/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=191537

(MT Ref: 191537).

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
16/01/2017