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EMPACT and the participating East Midlands Commissioners invited tenders for the provision of an NHS 111/Out of HoursService in Derbyshire.The Commissioners (PCTs) within the East Midlands covered by this award are:-- NHS Derby City- NHS Derbyshire ...

Contract award notice


Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

East Midlands Procurement Portal
The Millhouse Business Centre, Station Road
For the attention of: P Parker
DE74 2NJ Castle Donington
Telephone: +44 1332888010
Fax: +44 1332813901

Internet address(es):

Address of the buyer profile:

I.2)Type of the contracting authority
Body governed by public law
I.3)Main activity
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities
The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: yes

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract
East Midlands NHS 111/Out of Hours Service in Derbyshire
This award only applies to Phase 3, Lot 5 Derbyshire.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Service category No 25: Health and social services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Service to be delivered to participatingregions in the East Midlands.
This contract award notice only applies to Phase 3, Lot 5.


II.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
II.1.4)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
EMPACT and the participating East Midlands Commissioners invited tenders for the provision of an NHS 111/Out of Hours
Service in Derbyshire.
The Commissioners (PCTs) within the East Midlands covered by this award are:-
- NHS Derby City
- NHS Derbyshire County
The award is for the Derbyshire NHS 111 Service with a full Primary Care Out of Hours Service.
The NHS 111 programme is a national Department of Health (DH) initiative intended to make it easier for the public to access urgent healthcare and for the NHS to drive improvements in the way in which that care is delivered.
The NHS 111 Service is specified nationally so that a consistent identity and quality of service is maintained across the country.
The national service specification has been adapted by the Contracting Authorities to reflect local needs whilst maintaining the requirements for a consistent identity and quality of service.
II.1.5)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85100000, 85140000

II.1.6)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
II.2)Total final value of contract(s)
II.2.1)Total final value of contract(s)

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
IV.2)Award criteria
IV.2.1)Award criteria
The most economically advantageous tender in terms of
1. Contract Management & Service Mobilisation. Weighting 12
2. Technical. Weighting 18
3. Clinical & Quality. Weighting 28
4. Stakeholder Management. Weighting 12
5. Value for money, Cost and Affordabililty. Weighting 30
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
An electronic auction has been used: no
IV.3)Administrative information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

Section V: Award of contract

Lot title: East Midlands NHS 111/Out of Hours Service in Derbyshire
V.1)Date of contract award decision:
V.2)Information about offers
V.3)Name and address of economic operator in favour of whom the contract award decision has been taken

Derbyshire Health United Limited
First Floor, Charlotte House, Stanier Way, Wyvern Business Park,
DE21 6BF Chaddesden, Derbyshire.
Telephone: +44 3001000404
Internet address:

V.4)Information on value of contract
V.5)Information about subcontracting

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about European Union funds
VI.2)Additional information:
The Contracting Authority used an eTendering system named Bravo in this procurement exercise. EMPACT(East Midlands Procurement and Commissioning Transformation) is a Commissioning Support Service hostedby NHS Leicestershire County & Rutland, acting with the Commissioning Partnership Board, which draws itsmembership from all East Midlands Commissioners. The Commissioners currently working with EMPACT, andwho may purchase under any contract awarded through this process are the East Midlands Commissionersnamed in this document. Any contract entered into should be considered a contract made in England accordingto English Law and which shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English Courts. The East Midlands Commissioners and EMPACT are not and shall not be liable for any costs by those expressing an interest orconcern for this contract opportunity. The member organisations and the host member reserves the right at alltimes acting in its absolute discretion, not to award a contract, to make what changes to the structure, format,procedures, CPV codes and timing of the procurement process and to cancel or vary the process in its entiretyor any part of it.
The contract is for 3 years with an option to extend this contract for a 24 month period. The ability for the Commissioners to exerciseany extension will be assessed prior to the third anniversary of the agreement.
VI.3)Procedures for appeal
VI.3.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
VI.3.2)Lodging of appeals
Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: On a voluntary basis only, EMPACT (East MidlandsProcurement and Commissioning Transformation) incorporated a minimum 10 calendar day standstill period atthe point information on the award of contract was communicated to bidders.
No legal challenge regarding the award of this contract was received within the 10 day period. This is an AwardDecision Notice pursuant to Regulation 32 of The Public Contracts Regulations 2006 and the Public Contracts(Amendments) Regulations 2009 (the "Regulations”).
Public Contracts Regulations 2006 (SI 2006 No 5) provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed orare at risk of harm by a breach of the rules to take action in the High Court (England, Wales and NorthernIreland).
VI.3.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained
VI.4)Date of dispatch of this notice: