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The Dementia Post Diagnostic Support Service is a new service to enable people diagnosed with dementia and those that care for them to be able to live well with the disease. The specific aim of the service is to be the main point of ...

Social and other specific services - public contracts

Prior information notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
NHS Hastings and Rother Clinical Commissioning Group
Bexhill Hospital, Holliers Hill
Bexhill-on-Sea
TN40 2DZ
United Kingdom
Contact person: Chris McCarthy
Telephone: +44 1273485300
E-mail:
NUTS code: UKJ2

Internet address(es):

Main address: http://soeprocurement.nhs.uk/

I.1)Name and addresses
NHS Eastbourne Hailsham and Seaford Clinical Commissioning Group
36 - 38 Friars Walk
Lewes
BN7 2PB
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1273485300
E-mail:
NUTS code: UKJ2

Internet address(es):

Main address: http://soeprocurement.nhs.uk/

I.2)Joint procurement
The contract involves joint procurement
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 another address:
https://in-tendhost.co.uk/soepscommissioning
IN-Tend eTender system via link: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/soepscommissioning
IN-Tend eTender system via link: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/soepscommissioning
United Kingdom
E-mail:
NUTS code: UKJ2

Internet address(es):

Main address: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/soepscommissioning

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:

Dementia Post Diagnostic Support Service Ref 16.312 - Market Engagement.

Reference number: 16.312 ME
II.1.2)Main CPV code
85140000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

The Dementia Post Diagnostic Support Service is a new service to enable people diagnosed with dementia and those that care for them to be able to live well with the disease.

The specific aim of the service is to be the main point of contact and provide appropriate emotional & practical support, guidance and information to meet the needs of those entering the service, as well as facilitating access to well-being interventions which promote independence and quality of life. The service will be both for the person diagnosed with dementia and their family carer/supporter.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 801 000.00 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: UKJ2
Main site or place of performance:

Within East Sussex, specifically within the areas covered by NHS Hastings and Rother CCG and Eastbourne Hailsham and Seaford CCG.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The Commissioner wishes to use this market engagement opportunity to seek views about its strategy to commission the service. This is a process designed to help the Commissioner form a view of the best way to commission the service and is not the beginning of a Tender exercise. A further Tender advertisement will be issued at the appropriate time where required.

The Dementia Post Diagnostic Support Service is a new service to enable people diagnosed with dementia and those that care for them to be able to live well with the disease.

The specific aim of the service is to be the main point of contact and provide appropriate emotional & practical support, guidance and information to meet the needs of those entering the service, as well as facilitating access to well-being interventions which promote independence and quality of life. The service will be both for the person diagnosed with dementia and their family carer/supporter.

It is planned that the service will commence on the 1st April 2018 and will be awarded for an initial three year period with an optional extension of up to a further 24 months. The annual budget for this service is circa 267 000 GBP.

An electronic process is being used for this market engagement. Interested parties wishing to participate must register their details on the IN-tend eSourcing portal (https://in-tendhost.co.uk/soepscommissioning/aspx/Tenders/Current) to gain access to further information and obtain the engagement documents. All correspondence will be dealt through this website.

Instructions to access the portal:-

1. Browse to the SoEPS Commissioning Support portal https://in-tendhost.co.uk/soepscommissioning

2. Click the ‘Register’ link on the left-hand side of the page.

3. Enter your correct business and user details (your organisation may already have registered, please check with your internal bid department if you have one before reregistering).

4. Note the email address and password chosen and Click ‘Register My Company’ when complete.

5. Login to the portal with the username/password.

6. You will be prompted to change your password on first login.

7. Hover your mouse over the ‘Tenders’ button on the main toolbar and choose the relevant option:

- ‘My Tenders’ shows a list of the opportunities in which you have already expressed an interest or to which you have been invited.

- ‘Awarded’ shows a list of tenders awarded on the system (where these are were open to all).

- ‘Current’ shows a list of all the advertised opportunities on the system (i.e. open to all) in which you are able to express an interest.

- ‘Forthcoming’ shows a list of pipeline projects (including those in which providers can still express an interest - i.e. deadlines not yet reached).

8. Click on the ‘View Details’ button for relevant opportunity to access the content, clicking ‘Express an Interest’ where required to do so.

9. Click the relevant procurement as required then click the ‘Opt-In’ at the bottom of the page to start building your submission to the procurement stage. This will move the project over to your ‘My Tenders’ page. (This is a secure area reserved for your projects only.)

10. Note the deadline for completion and follow the on screen instructions to complete the PQQ/ITT, accessing any attached documents as required.

11. Any questions on specific opportunities should be directed through the portal messaging facility.

If you have any questions on the above or general questions around tendering with NHS South of England Procurement Services Commissioning Support please contact:

II.2.14)Additional information

The value stated is for the primary contract period (3 years).

II.3)Estimated date of publication of contract notice:
01/09/2017

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
28/06/2017