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Health Education England wishes to procure e-portfolios for NHS learner healthcare workforces such as dentists, doctors, healthcare scientists and pharmacists.

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 Health Education England
Blenheim House, Duncombe Street
Leeds
LS1 4PL
United Kingdom
Contact person: Peter Simmonds
E-mail:
NUTS code: UK

Internet address(es):

Main address: www.hee.nhs.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://bit.ly/2mkCDRJ

I.2)Joint procurement
I.3)Communication
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
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:

E-portfolio - provision of e-portfolio or eportfolio for the learner healthcare workforce.

II.1.2)Main CPV code
48000000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

Health Education England wishes to procure e-portfolios for NHS learner healthcare workforces such as dentists, doctors, healthcare scientists and pharmacists.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 600 000.00 GBP
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)
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK
Main site or place of performance:

The required services will be hosted ‘software as a service’.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Over the next few years Health Education England may purchase an e-portfolio for each of its learner healthcare workforces starting in 2017 with a procurement for a Healthcare Science e-portfolio. It is envisaged that two dental e-portfolios will follow in 2018. Arrangements for other e-portfolios may be made in due course, subject to a review of HEE's requirements in 2018. This information is provided without prejudice to due process.

II.2.14)Additional information

The PIN is for information only. It is to facilitate pre-procurement consultation and engage with the market. The procurement strategy is in draft form and the final document will be agreed by a stakeholder group on behalf of the HEE Board. It is possible that the procurement could be organised via an Open procurement, through a framework contract or some other form.

II.3)Estimated date of publication of contract notice:
22/05/2017

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:

There will be a market engagement event by webinar for potential bidders on 30.3.2017 at 10:00 until 11:00. Joining details are: https://heesouth.webex.com/heesouth/j.phpMTID=maed034364cefed3a597d59e1a10670f3

Meeting number (access code): 846 752 327

Meeting password: pCchHtx2 JOIN BY PHONE +44-203-478-5289 Call-in toll number (UK) Can't join the meeting? https://help.webex.com/docs/DOC-54

This information is without prejudice to due process. The webinar will be recorded and made available for viewing by suppliers at this Sharepoint link: http://bit.ly/2mkCDRJ

If the procurement route selected for the e-portfolio procurement is one that requires a Contract Notice in OJEU a further pre-procurement market engagement event will be arranged for prospective bidders.

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
14/03/2017