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North of England Commissioning support (NECS) is a commissioning support service hosted by NHS England and is managing this procurement process for and on behalf of NHS England Cheshire and Merseyside (The Contracting Authority) NHS England are ...

Contract award notice

Results of the procurement procedure

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
NHS England - North (Cheshire and Merseyside)
Regatta Place, Summers Road, Brunswick Business Park
Liverpool
L3 4BL
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1642746911
E-mail:
NUTS code: UKD21

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.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:

Culcheth, Chapelford and Appleton Alternative Medcial Provider Services.

Reference number: NHSE123
II.1.2)Main CPV code
85000000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

North of England Commissioning support (NECS) is a commissioning support service hosted by NHS England and is managing this procurement process for and on behalf of NHS England Cheshire and Merseyside (The Contracting Authority) NHS England are accountable for the provision of Alternative Provider Medical Services (APMS) in the Cheshire and Merseyside area and are proposing to commission 3 separate APMS practices under 2 lots.

Lot 1 is for APMS currently provided from Culcheth Primary Care Centre Jackson Ave, Culcheth, Warrington, WA3 4DZ.

Lot 2 is for APMS currently provided from Chapelford Primary care Centre Burtonwood Rd, Great Sankey, Warrington, WA5 3AN and Appleton Primary Care Centre 45 Dudlow Green Rd, Appleton, Warrington, WA3 4DZ.

II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: yes
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Culcheth Alternative Provider Medical Services

Lot No: 1
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
85120000
85100000
85121100
85121000
85140000
85141000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKD21
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

This APMS is currently provided from the Culcheth Primary Care Centre As of the 1.7.2016 this practice had a raw patient list of 5 361 and a weighted patient list of 4 915. For the Culcheth practice NHS England has a set price of 84.44 GBP (80.59 GBP less 4.15 GBP out of hours opt-out plus 8 GBP) for the capitation payments per weighted patient. This payment is designed to cover the Essential and Additional Services element of the contract as per the NHS General Medical Services Contracts Regulations. Patient list sizes will be reviewed on quarterly basis. For the Culcheth practice there will be no uplift in fees until the GMS price per patient rises above the current rate of 80.59 GBP plus 8 GBP. It will also be eligible for Locally Enhanced Services, (LCS), Direct Enhanced Services (DES) and Quality and Outcomes Framework (QOF) payments in line with GMS contracts.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Quality criterion - Name: Quality / Weighting: 80
Price - Weighting: 20
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
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 Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations 2006 as amended by the Collective Redundancies and Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) (Amendment) Regulations 2014 (TUPE) will apply to these contracts. Bidders are advised to form their own view on whether TUPE applies, obtaining their own legal advice and carrying out due diligence.

II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Chapelford and Appleton Alternative Medical Provider Services

Lot No: 2
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
85100000
85120000
85121000
85121100
85140000
85141000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKD21
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

These are 2 APMS which are currently provided from existing premises Chapelford Primary Care Centre, WA5 3AN has raw patient list as of 1.7.2016 of 5 139 and weighted patient list of 4 689. Appleton Primary Care Centre, WA3 4DZ has raw patient list of 1.7.2016 of 3 214 and a weighted patient list of 2 933. For the Chapelford practice NHS England has a set price of 84.44 GBP (80.59 GBP plus 8 GBP less 4.15 GBP) out of hours opt-out for the Capitation Payments per weighted patient equivalent to the GMS price plus 8 GBP per patient. For the Chapelford practice there will be no uplift in fees until the GMS price per patient rises above the current rate plus v8.00. The Appleton contract NHS England has a set price of 106.44 GBP 80.59 GBP plus 30 GBP less 4.15 GBP out of hours opt-out for the Capitation Payments per weighted patient equivalent to the GMS price plus 30 GBP per patient. This set price per patient will be paid for the duration of the contract will not be uplifted for inflationary increases.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Quality criterion - Name: Quality / Weighting: 80
Price - Weighting: 20
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
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 Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations 2006 as amended by the Collective Redundancies and Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) (Amendment) Regulations 2014 (TUPE) will apply to these contracts. Bidders are advised to form their own view on whether TUPE applies, obtaining their own legal advice and carrying out due diligence.

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Open procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure
Notice number in the OJ S: 2016/S 215-391582
IV.2.8)Information about termination of dynamic purchasing system
IV.2.9)Information about termination of call for competition in the form of a prior information notice

Section V: Award of contract

Lot No: 1
Title:

Culcheth Alternative Provider Medical Services

A contract/lot is awarded: no
V.1)Information on non-award
The contract/lot is not awarded
No tenders or requests to participate were received or all were rejected

Section V: Award of contract

Lot No: 2
Title:

Chapelford and Appleton Alternative Medical Provider Services

A contract/lot is awarded: no
V.1)Information on non-award
The contract/lot is not awarded
No tenders or requests to participate were received or all were rejected

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:

This procurement will be conducted via NECS e-tendering system (PROACTIS) accordingly there will be no hardcopy documents issued to bidders and all communications between bidders and NECS, including tender submissions, will be conducted via the PROACTIS portal.

To express an interest in tendering for this procurement, and (if you have not already done so) please register on the PROACTIS e-tendering portal, which can be found at: https://www.proactisplaza.com/SupplierPortal/?CID=NECS and follow the registration instructions.

Please note that it is free to register on PROACTIS, which can be accessed at any time of day as long as you have a working internet connection.

The basic principles that mirror that of the Open Procedure will be followed for this procurement to test the capacity, capability, and technical competence of bidders in accordance with The Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (SI 2015 No:102).

"Under the Public Services (Social Value) Act 2012 Contracting Authorities must consider:

(a) How what is proposed to be procured might improve the economic, social, and environmental well-being of the area where they exercise their functions; and

(b) How, in conducting the process of procurement, they might act with a view to securing that improvement.

Accordingly, the subject matter of the contracts have been scoped to take into account the priorities of the Contracting Authorities relating to "economic, social, and environmental well-being”.

(MT Ref:182389)

(MT Ref:194772).

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
North of England Commissioning Support Unit
Teesdale House, Thornaby
Stockton-on-Tees
TS17 6BL
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1642746911

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

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
Royal Courts of Justice - The High Court
Strand
London
WC2A 2LL
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 2079476000

Internet address:https://courttribunalfinder.service.gov.uk/courts/royal-courts-of-justice

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
09/03/2017