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National NHS policy is for more non-urgent healthcare to be provided in locations that are convenient for patients. The commissioning of enhanced optometry services reflects this policy. Enhanced optometry services shall be defined and ...

Contract award notice

Results of the procurement procedure

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
NHS Wakefield CCG
White Rose House, West Parade
Wakefield
WF1 1LT
United Kingdom
E-mail:
NUTS code: UKE45

Internet address(es):

Main address: https://www.wakefieldccg.nhs.uk/home/

Address of the buyer profile: https://www.nhssourcing.co.uk

I.2)Joint procurement
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:

NHS Wakefield CCG - Enhanced Optometry Service (AQP).

Reference number: PO153
II.1.2)Main CPV code
85100000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

National NHS policy is for more non-urgent healthcare to be provided in locations that are convenient for patients. The commissioning of enhanced optometry services reflects this policy.

Enhanced optometry services shall be defined and composed as the sum of four specific services, as detailed below:

1. Diagnosed ocular hypertension monitoring service;

2. Pre and post-operative cataract service;

3. Intra-ocular pressure service;

4. Minor Eye Conditions Service.

A key priority for Wakefield CCG is to strengthen the commissioning of services in order to maximise health outcomes whilst maximising current resources to their optimum to meet the demands of the Health Care Economy.

II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.1.7)Total value of the procurement (excluding VAT)
Value excluding VAT: 240 398.00 GBP
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKE45
Main site or place of performance:

Wakefield.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

This contract established an Any Qualified Provider service based on 0 guaranteed activity for each successful provider. Activity will be based on patient choice and referrals through the associated pathways as described in the service specification.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Price
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 AQP established a benchmark and is linked to local tariff pricing. Every area of the qualification was assessed on a pass/fail basis and acceptance of the local tariff.

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
The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
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.2.8)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

Contract No: 2
A contract/lot is awarded: yes
V.2)Award of contract
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract:
08/08/2017
V.2.2)Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 6
Number of tenders received from SMEs: 6
Number of tenders received by electronic means: 6
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
UH Ltd trading as AC Smith Opticians
3 Learoyd Way, Hillsborough
Sheffield
United Kingdom
NUTS code: UKE32
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.4)Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
Total value of the contract/lot: 240 398.00 GBP
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting

Section V: Award of contract

Contract No: 1
A contract/lot is awarded: yes
V.2)Award of contract
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract:
08/08/2017
V.2.2)Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 6
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Pollards Opticians
21 Cross Square
Wakefield
United Kingdom
NUTS code: UK
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.4)Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
Total value of the contract/lot: 240 398.00 GBP
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting

Section V: Award of contract

Contract No: 3
A contract/lot is awarded: yes
V.2)Award of contract
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract:
08/08/2017
V.2.2)Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 6
Number of tenders received by electronic means: 6
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
VisionnCare Optometry
Castleford
United Kingdom
NUTS code: UKE45
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.4)Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
Total value of the contract/lot: 240 398.00 GBP
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
NHS Improvement
Wellington House, 133 - 155 Waterloo Road
London
SE1 8UG
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 03001232257
E-mail:

Internet address:https://improvement.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
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
08/08/2017