Tenders for APMS services in Bedfordshire
2013/02/26

Type of document: Contract Notice
Country: United Kingdom
OJEU Ref: (13/S 40-64378/EN)
Nature of contract: Service contract
Procedure: Restricted procedure
Regulation of procurement: EU - with participation by GPA countries
Award criteria: Most economic bid
Type of bid required: Mixed global and partial bid
Contract notice
Services
Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority
I.1) Name, addresses and contact point(s): Bedfordshire and Luton Primary Care Trust Cluster, Gilbert Hitchcock House, Attn: James Wilks, MK40 2AW, Bedford, UNITED KINGDOM. Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it "> This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .
Internet address(es):
General address of the contracting authority: https://www.bedfordshireandluton.nhs.uk
Address of the buyer profile: https://eoecph.bravosolution.co.uk
Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)
Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)
Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: The above mentioned contact point(s)
I.2) Type of the contracting authority: Body governed by public law
I.3) Main activity: Health
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) Description:
II.1.1) Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority: Voluntary Notice for Part B Health Care Services
The Petros Medical Practice, Luton, UK.
Kingsway Health Centres, Luton, UK.
To be offered as two lots with a single qualification process.
II.1.2) Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Services
Service category No 25: Health and social services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Luton.
NUTS code UKH22
II.1.3) Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS): The notice involves a public contract
II.1.5) Short description of the contract or purchase(s): Tenders for APMS services at:
1. The Petros Medical Practice, Luton, UK.
2. The Kinsgway Health Centre, Luton, UK.
Bedfordshire & Luton PCT cluster is seeking tenders from suitably qualified and experienced providers for the provision of Additional Primary Medical Services (APMS) at the Petros Medical Practice and the Kingsway Health Centre in Luton.
Providers can bid to provide services at either/or both of the Health Centres. Potential bidders will qualify for both services but tender for either or both services as separate lots.
1. Petros Medical Practice.
The actual registered list size as of January 2013 is 6,273. The premises are located in Lucas Gardens, Luton.
Continuation of provision of Services from the existing premises is a requirement.
2. Kingsway Health Centre.
The actual registered list size as of January 2013 is 7,997. The premises are located in Dunstable Road, Luton.
Continuation of provision of Services from the existing premises is a requirement.
3. Critical Success Factors.
The Commissioner requires the Provider to meet the following CSFs throughout the life of the Agreements:
Access – The services procured must be provided in locations and facilities that meet local patient access preferences (e.g. opening hours).
Capacity – The aim of the Procurement is to continue to provide local general medical services for the registered population.
Quality – Services must be patient-centred, effective and delivered in a safe manner.
Value for Money (VfM) and Affordable – The general medical services will be procured through The Procurement and must be affordable and provide VfM.
Local Engagement.
Appropriate management of Unscheduled Care.
4. Expressions of interest.
Providers wishing to express an interest for delivering these services can do so by logging onto the Commissioning Authority's Procurement eTendering portal, link: https://eoecph.bravosolution.co.uk and registering by no later than 17:00 hours on Tuesday 23.4.2013.
Please note that the route to procure the service will be a Part B procurement and all PQQ documentation will be available on Tuesday 26.2.2013.
5. To register on the portal:
To register on the portal and access the procurement documentation, providers must follow the instructions below:
i From the portal Home Page, click the ‘Click Here to Register' link.
ii Accept the terms and conditions for using the portal.
iii Complete your organisation and personal details.
iv Choose a memorable username and submit.
v 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).
6. To express interest in the tender.
i Login with your unique username and password
ii From the suppliers reserved area click ‘PQQs Open to All Suppliers' –this is a repository of all PQQ's open to any registered supplier.
iii Browse the PQQs (there may be more than one page) and select ‘Petros Medical Practice & Kingsway Health Centre' by clicking on it.
iv Note the Details buttons on the left for Navigation and the Actions below.
v Click the ‘Express Interest' action –this will move the PQQ from the PQQ's Open to All Suppliers area to your ‘My PQQ's' area –this is a reserved area for PQQ's that you have either been invited to or expressed interest in.
7. Bidder event.
A Bidder event will be held on the afternoon of (insert date of bidder event). Providers who wish to attend this event should use the messaging facility on the Commissioning Authority's Procurement eTendering portal to reserve places, which are limited to two per organisation.
8. Transfer of commissioning authority.
It is envisaged that the Commissioner may require this contract to be assigned or transferred to any successor of the Commissioner, which shall include National Commissioning Board or any other commissioning board or body taking on the Commissioner's functions, pursuant to a direction of the Secretary of State for Health or otherwise. The contract will be binding on successors and assigns of the Commissioner.
9. Note re part B services.
The services to which this notice relates fall within Part B of Schedule 3, Part 10 of the Public Services Contracts Regulations 2006 (as amended) ('the Regulations'). 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 save those applicable to Part B services.
10. Next steps of process.
Closing date for the submission of completed PQQ is 17: 00 hours on Tuesday 23.4.2013.
All correspondence will only be dealt with through the eTendering portal.
Neither the Commissioner nor potential providers will be obligated to further commitment as a result of initial expressions of interest.
II.1.6) Common procurement vocabulary (CPV): 85121000, 85100000.
II.1.7) Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
II.1.8) Lots: This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for one or more lots
II.2) Quantity or scope of the contract:
II.2.1) Total quantity or scope: Estimated value excluding VAT: 0 GBP
II.3) Duration of the contract or time limit for completion: Duration in months: 60 (from the award of the contract)
Information about lots
Lot No: 001
Lot title: Petros Medical Practice
2) Common procurement vocabulary (CPV): 85120000, 85100000.
4) Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion: Duration in months: 60 (from the award of the contract)
5) Additional information about lots: The Contracting Authority intends to use an eTendering system in this procurement exercise.
Lot No: 002
Lot title: Kingsway Health Centre, Luton
1) Short description: As a consequence of the expiry of the five year APMS contract for the current provider for The Kingsway Health Centre the contract is being re-procured. The contract expires on 30.9.2013.
2) Common procurement vocabulary (CPV): 85120000, 85100000.
4) Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion: Duration in months: 60 (from the award of the contract)
5) Additional information about lots: The Contracting Authority intends to use an eTendering system in this procurement exercise.

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
III.2) Conditions for participation:
III.2.1) Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers: Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: 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: https://eoecph.bravosolution.co.uk and click the link to register - Accept the terms and conditions and click 'continue' - Enter your correct business and user details - Note the username you chose and click 'Save' when complete - You will shortly receive an email 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 Invitations to Tender open to any registered supplier) - Click on the relevant PQQ/ ITT 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 online and offline actions for you to perform (there is detailed online 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 online help, or contact the eTendering help desk.

Section IV: Procedure
IV.1) Type of procedure:
IV.1.1) Type of procedure: Restricted
IV.2) Award criteria:
IV.2.1) Award criteria: The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated in the specifications, in the invitation to tender or to negotiate or in the descriptive document
IV.3) Administrative information:
IV.3.3) Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document:
IV.3.4) Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate: 22.4.2013 - 17:00
IV.3.5) Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates: 14.5.2013
IV.3.6) Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up: English.

Section VI: Complementary information
VI.3) Additional information: The Contracting Authority intends to use an eTendering system in this procurement exercise.
This notice is being voluntarily published for the tender of a Part B Health and Social Care Service.
VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice: 21.2.2013

 

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