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NHS England is intending to commission Substance Misuse Services for HMP Onley and HMP Rye Hill. The value of this service is estimated to be 1 056 million GBP per annum.

Contract notice


Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Arden & Greater East Midlands CSU on behalf of NHS England (NHS Commissioning Board)
Cardinal Square, 10 Nottingham Road
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 02073456789
NUTS code: UKF

Internet address(es):

Main address:

Address of the buyer profile:

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

Substance Misuse Services for HMP Onley and HMP Rye Hill.

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

NHS England is intending to commission Substance Misuse Services for HMP Onley and HMP Rye Hill. The value of this service is estimated to be 1 056 million GBP per annum.

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: UKG13
Main site or place of performance:

Rugby, Warwickshire.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

NHS England is intending to commission a provider for substance misuse services for HMP Onley and clinical substance misuse services for HMP Rye Hill. The key objectives of the procurement are to commission the Services to:-

- Secure a high quality Substance Misuse Services service HMP Onley and for HMP Rye Hill, from the most economically advantageous bidders.

- Secure providers to deliver high quality care which meets the needs of the populations of both prisons.

- Find a provider who is able to work effectively and in partnership with the prison service within a secure setting.

- Establish contracts for services that have been market tested to represent best clinical quality.

This contract will be for a duration of 2 years, with the option to extend for a further 2 years. This procurement is being carried out in accordance with the Light Touch Regime.

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: 31/03/2022
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 1 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: 08/09/2017
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: 08/09/2017
Local time: 12:01

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:

The Contracting Authority intends to use an e-Procurement Portal ‘Arden and GEM CSU Procurement Portal’ in this procurement exercise. To access (please see web link below).: How to Apply: To

register on the portal: -

From the Home Page, click the ‘Click Here to Register’ link - Accept the terms & conditions for using the portal - Complete your organisation & personal details - Choose a memorable username and submit. You will shortly be sent an email with your unique password, please treat this securely (if you lose it there is a ‘Forgot my

Password’ link on the portal homepage) To Access the portal: - Login with your

unique username & password - From the suppliers reserved area click ‘ITTs Open to All Suppliers’ -this is a repository of all ITT's open to any registered supplier. - Browse the ITTs (there may be more than one page) and select itt_736 ‘Substance Misuse Services for HMP Onley and HMP Rye Hill’ by clicking on it - Note the

Details buttons on the left for Navigation and the Actions below - Click the ‘Express Interest’ action -this will move the ITT from the ITTs Open to All Suppliers area to your ‘My ITTs’ area -this is a reserved area for ITTs that you have either been invited to or

expressed interest in.

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Arden & GEM CSU
Cardinal Square, 10 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: