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The purpose of this Market Engagement opportunity is to support NHS Bolton Clinical Commissioning Group (the CCG), in seeking information from Providers which will be used to help determine the commissioning approach for The Provision of a Primary ...

Prior information notice

This notice is a call for competition

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
NHS Bolton Clinical Commissioning Group
St Peters House, Silverwell Street
Bolton
BL1 1PP
United Kingdom
Contact person: Rachael Frank
Telephone: +44 1612123714
E-mail:
Fax: +16 2123709
NUTS code: UKD3

Internet address(es):

Main address: https://nhssbs.eu-supply.com

Address of the buyer profile: https://uk.eu-supply.com/ctm/Company/CompanyInformation/Index/39

I.2)Joint procurement
I.3)Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://uk.eu-supply.com/app/rfq/rwlentrance_s.asp?PID=20894&B=NHSSBS
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://uk.eu-supply.com/app/rfq/rwlentrance_s.asp?PID=20894&B=NHSSBS
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address
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:

Market Engagement The Provision of a Primary Care Locality Service on behalf of NHS Bolton Clinical Commissioning Group.

Reference number: Reference number: EU-Supply Reference 28444
II.1.2)Main CPV code
85000000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

The purpose of this Market Engagement opportunity is to support NHS Bolton Clinical Commissioning Group (the CCG), in seeking information from Providers which will be used to help determine the commissioning approach for The Provision of a Primary Care Locality Service for the population of Bolton. It is the intention in the design of the service to commission a Primary Care Locality Service. Supporting information can be located within the Market Engagement Questionnaire (MEQ) and the draft Service Specification available for download on the EU-Supply portal. The MEQ responses will help the CCG to further refine the draft Service Specification and to determine the most appropriate route to contract award, as well as inform the potential benefits of competition to improve services with regards to meeting the needs of service users, improving quality, value for money and better integration without destabilising service provision.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 28 000 000.00 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)
85100000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKD3
NUTS code: UK
Main site or place of performance:

Bolton.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

For the purpose of this Market Engagement exercise, the indicative Affordability Threshold is estimated to be 4 000 000 GBP per annum, pending further confirmation of national funding. It is envisaged that the Contract will be for a duration of 5 years with the option to extend for up to a further 2 years with the commencement date of 1st April 2018. This Market Engagement opportunity has also been advertised in OJEU. To register on EU Supply and download the Market Engagement Questionnaire and view the draft Service Specification please log on to the following website: https://nhssbs.eu-supply.com and look for tender reference number 28444. For support on EU Supply please contact the e-Tendering help desk on 0800 840 2050 or Questionnaires should be uploaded onto the EU-Supply Portal via the message page by 12:00 Noon on Monday 4.9.2017.

II.2.5)Award criteria
II.2.6)Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 28 000 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Start: 01/04/2018
End: 31/03/2025
II.2.10)Information about variants
II.2.11)Information about options
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

Any MEQ responses will not be treated as commercially confidential and may be used by the CCG in the final Service Specification used for the contract but no organisation will be individually identified. The early engagement process will be used to help shape the final version of the specification and to determine the most appropriate route to contract award.

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation
III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1)Information about a particular profession
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Restricted 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: no
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of expressions of interest
Date: 04/09/2017
Local time: 12:00
IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:
English
IV.2.5)Scheduled date for start of award procedures:
01/04/2018

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.3)Additional information:

The CCG would also like to invite all interested organisations to a Market Engagement Event. The purpose of the event will be for the CCG to explain its vision, ambition, commissioning intentions, delivery and commercial model, in order to seek the views and opinions of those organisations that may be interest in helping to deliver the service. There will also be an opportunity for Providers to ask any questions they may have and an opportunity to meet other Providers. The event will be held at 13:00 pm on Tuesday, 12.9.2017 in Bolton. If you would like to attend this event, please send your RSVP via EU-Supply confirming names, titles and contact details of those wishing to attend. Confirmation of places and details of the venue will then be confirmed.

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
NHS Bolton Clinical Commissioning Group
Bolton
United Kingdom
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
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
04/08/2017