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Substance misuse services at HMP YOI Lincoln and HMP North Sea Camp.

Contract notice


Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Arden & GEM CSU on behalf of NHS England
Cardinal Square, Nottingham Road
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 7771981515
NUTS code: UKF11

Internet address(es):

Main address:

I.2)Joint procurement
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at:
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via:
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

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

NHS England - HMP YOI Lincoln and HMP North Sea Camp.

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

Substance misuse services at HMP YOI Lincoln and HMP North Sea Camp.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKF30
Main site or place of performance:

HMP Lincoln/YOI and HMP North Sea Camp.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

NHS Arden GEM CSU on behalf of NHS England - North Midlands (The Contracting Authority) is inviting suitable organisations to tender for the provision of Substance Misuse Services at HMP YOI Lincoln and HMP North Sea Camp.

Organisations wishing to submit a bid will need to register on the Arden GEM Bravo solutions website and complete the ITT documentation at the following location:

The ITT documentation should be completed by the closing date of 12:00 noon on 15.9.2017. All submissions will be evaluated using pre-determined scoring criteria. The ITT reference is itt_770.

Site visits are available at HMP North Sea Camp on 21.8.2017 and HMP YOI Lincoln on 25th August 2017. If you would like to attend please contact Sarah Groves on by 17:00 on Wednesday 16.8.2017.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Start: 01/04/2018
End: 30/09/2021
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues
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

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
List and brief description of conditions:

The Contracting Authority reserves the right to require groupings of contractors to take a particular legal form or to require one party to undertake primary legal liability or to require that each party undertakes joint and several liability.

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
List and brief description of selection criteria:

Parent company or other guarantee bonds, deposits, insurance or other forms of security may be required in certain circumstances.

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.1.1)Type of procedure
Open procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
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
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 15/09/2017
Local time: 12:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 15/09/2017
Local time: 12:30

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.3)Additional information:

Arden and GEM CSU is managing this Procurement in accordance with the Public Contracts Regulations2015 (the "Regulations”). The Service is being procured under "Schedule 3 - Social and Other Specific Services”. Neither the publication of this notice nor the employment of any particular terminology nor any other indication shall be taken to mean that the contracting authorities intend to hold themselves bound by any of the Regulations.

The Contracting Authority will be using an eTendering system in this procurement exercise.

Suppliers Instructions: How to Express Interest in this Tender.

1. Register your company on the eSourcing portal (this is only required once).

Browse to the eSourcing Portal: and click the link to register - Accept the terms and conditions and click ‘continue' - Enter your correct business and user details.

- Note the user-name you chose and click ‘Save' when complete.

- You will shortly receive an e-mail with your unique password (please keep this secure).

2. Express an Interest in the tender

- Login to the portal with the username/password.

- Click the ‘PQQs / ITTs Open To All Suppliers' link. (These are Pre-Qualification Questionnaires or Invitationsto Tender open to any registered supplier).

- Click on the relevant ITT 770 to access the content.

- Click the ‘Express Interest' button at the top of the page.

- This will move the PQQ /ITT into your ‘My PQQs/ My ITTs' page. (This is a secure area reserved for your projects only)

- You can now access any attachments by clicking ‘Buyer Attachments' in the ‘PQQ/ ITT Details' box.

3. Responding to the tender

- Click ‘My Response' under ‘PQQ/ ITT Details', you can choose to ‘Create Response' or to ‘Decline to Respond' (please give a reason if declining).

- You can now use the ‘Messages' function to communicate with the buyer and seek any clarification.

- Note the deadline for completion, then follow the onscreen instructions to complete the PQQ/ ITT.

- There may be a mixture of on-line and off-line actions for you to perform (there is detailed on-line help available).

You must then submit your reply using the ‘Submit Response' button at the top of the page. If you require any further assistance please consult the on-line help, or contact the eTendering help-desk.

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Cardinal Square, Nottingham Road
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: