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Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust as host of NHS London Procurement Partnership
Great Maze Pond
London
SE1 9RT
United Kingdom
Contact person: LPP Workforce
Telephone: +44 2071887188
E-mail: LPPWorkforce@lpp.nhs.uk
NUTS code: UK

Internet address(es):

Main address: http://www.lpp.nhs.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.lpp.nhs.uk

I.2)Information about joint procurement
The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body
I.3)Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://procontract.due-north.com
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://procontract.due-north.com
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:

Provision of Clinical and Healthcare Staffing

Reference number: DN380637
II.1.2)Main CPV code
79600000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

Procurement in partnership (comprising NHS London Procurement Partnership, East of England NHS Collaborative Procurement Hub, NHS Commercial Solutions and NHS North of England Commercial Procurement) in collaboration with Crown commercial service (CCS), together known as Workforce Alliance, seek to establish a framework agreement for the provision of high quality, temporary, permanent and fixed term clinical and healthcare staffing services outlined in Lots 1-7. It shall be open to all UK-based NHS and Public Sector bodies, subject to approval of workforce alliance, including but not limited to:

— collaborative hub members,

— Acute and Foundation Trusts,

— CCGs,

— Ambulance, Care, Hospital, Mental Health and Community Health Trusts,

— Special Health Authorities,

— CSUs,

— GP Practices,

— all NHS bodies, associated NHS bodies,

— local authorities,

— Central Government Departments,

— police,

— HM Prison Services,

— fire and rescue,

— education,

— any other public sector bodies, or successor organisations of the above.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 3 200 000 000.00 GBP
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for all lots
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Nursing and Midwifery Staffing

Lot No: 1
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
79000000
79620000
85100000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Sourcing, introduction and supply of high quality, trained and fully vetted temporary Nursing and Midwifery staffing, to include, but not be limited to, the following job groups:

— Clinical Support Worker Nursing (Hospital),

— Clinical Support Worker Higher Level Nursing,

— Associate Practitioner/Nursery Nurse (Neonatal Unit),

— Registered General Nurse,

— Nurse (Mental Health),

— Nurse Specialist,

— Nurse Team Leader,

— Nurse Advanced,

— Nurse Team Manager,

— Modern Matron,

— Nurse Consultant,

— Nurse/Midwife Consultant Higher Level,

— Clinical Support Worker Nursing (Community),

— Clinical Support Worker Higher Level Nursing (Community),

— Nurse Associate Practitioner (Community),

— Nurse Associate Practitioner (Mental Health),

— Nursery Nurse (Community),

— Nurse (Community),

— Nurse (GP Practice),

— Nurse (Schools),

— Nurse (Learning Disabilities),

— Nurse Team Leader (Learning Disabilities),

— Nurse Specialist (Learning Disabilities),

— Nurse Specialist (Community),

— Nurse Specialist (GP Practice),

— Nurse Specialist (Schools),

— Nurse Specialist (Special Schools),

— Nurse Specialist Mental Health (Community),

— Nurse Team Manager (Mental Health, Community),

— Nurse Team Manager (Schools),

— Nurse Team Manager (Learning Disabilities),

— Nurse Advanced (Schools),

— Nurse Team Manager (Community),

— Modern Matron Community,

— Clinical Support Worker (Dentistry),

— Dental Nurse Entry Level,

— Dental Nurse,

— Dental Nurse Team Leader,

— Dental Nurse Specialist,

— Dental Nurse Team Manager,

— Dental Nurse Tutor,

— Midwife,

— Practice Education Facilitator (Entry Level),

— Clinical Researcher,

— Practice Education Facilitator,

— Clinical Researcher Specialist,

— Clinical Researcher Principal,

— Clinical Researcher,

— Health Visitor,

— Health Visitor Specialist,

— Health Visitor Team Manager,

— Nursing/Health Visitor Specialist (Community Practice Teacher),

— Nurse Specialist (NHS Direct),

— Nurse Team Manager (NHS Direct),

— Theatre Nurse,

— Theatre Nurse Specialist.

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
Duration in months: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The framework agreement may be extended for further periods, provided that the total of the framework agreement does not exceed four (4) years.

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
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Medical and Dentistry Staffing

Lot No: 2
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
79000000
79600000
85100000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Sourcing, introduction and supply of high quality, trained and fully vetted, temporary medical and dentistry staffing,to include, but not be limited to, the following specialties:

— Anaesthesia,

— Clinical Oncology,

— Clinical Radiology,

— Emergency Medicine,

— GP,

— Intensive Care Medicine,

— Medicine,

— Obstetrics and Gynaecology,

— Occupational Medicine,

— Ophthalmology,

— Paediatric,

— Pathology,

— Psychiatry,

— Public Health Doctor,

— Resident Medical Officers (RMO),

— Surgery.

At the following grades: FY1; FY2; ST1; ST2; ST3+/SPR; Associate Specialist; Consultant.

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
Duration in months: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The framework agreement may be extended for further periods, provided that the total of the framework agreement does not exceed four (4) years.

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
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Allied Health Professionals and Health Science Services Staffing

Lot No: 3
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
79600000
85100000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Sourcing, introduction and supply of high quality, trained and fully vetted, temporary Allied Health professionals and health science services Staffing, to include, but not be limited to, the following job groups, at any and all appropriate grades:

— Arts Therapists,

— Audiologists,

— Chaplains,

— Clinical Psychologists,

— Counsellors,

— Clinical Psychologists,

— Radiographer (Therapeutic),

— Radiographer (Diagnostic),

— Radiographer Specialist (Diagnostic Therapeutic),

— Radiographers,

— Dietitians,

— Clinical Researchers Occupational Therapists,

— Optometrists,

— Physiotherapists,

— Anatomical Pathology Technician Entry Level (Mortuary),

— Anatomical Pathology Technicians,

— Biomedical Scientists,

— Medical Physicists,

— Clinical Scientists Cytologists,

— Dental Technicians,

— Genetic Counsellors,

— Healthcare Scientists,

— Medical Engineering Technicians,

— Physiological Measurement Scientists,

— Optometrists,

— Pharmacists,

— Screening Practitioners,

— Theatre Practitioners,

— Anaesthesia Practitioners.

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
Duration in months: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The framework agreement may be extended for further periods, provided that the total of the framework agreement does not exceed four (4) years.

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
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Emergency Services Staffing

Lot No: 4
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
79600000
85100000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Sourcing, introduction and supply of high quality, trained and fully vetted, temporary emergency service staffing to include, but not be limited to, the following job groups:

— Emergency Service Call Taker,

— Patient Transport Services (PTS) Driver,

— Ambulance Services Driver (PTS) Higher Level,

— Ambulance Practitioner,

— Ambulance Practitioner Specialist,

— Paramedic (Newly Qualified),

— Paramedic,

— Ambulance Practitioner Advanced,

— Emergency Services Team Leader,

— Emergency Services Area Manager.

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
Duration in months: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The framework agreement may be extended for further periods, provided that the total of the framework agreement does not exceed four (4) years.

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
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Social Care Staffing

Lot No: 5
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
79600000
85100000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Sourcing, introduction and supply of high quality, trained and fully vetted, temporary social care staffing, to include, but not be limited to, the following specialties:

— Home Carer,

— Home Carer Higher Level,

— Home Care Organiser (Client Assessment),

— Home Care Organiser (Staff),

— Home Care Team Leader (Staff Supervision and Client Assessment),

— Care Coordinator,

— Care Assistant,

— Driver with Caring Duties,

— Residential Carer,

— Day Centre Carer,

— Social Work Assistant Practitioner (Residential),

— Day Centre Carer (Higher Level/Team Leader),

— Residential Carer Team Leader,

— Social Work Residential,

— Day Centre Manager,

— Social Care Team Manager (Adult Residential),

— Social Work Entry Level,

— Rehabilitation Worker (Sensory Impairment),

— Social Worker,

— Social Work Team Manager,

— Social Worker Specialist,

— Social Work Locality/Service Manager,

— Social Care Programme Manager/Assistant Director Social Services.

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
Duration in months: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The framework agreement may be extended for further periods, provided that the total of the framework agreement does not exceed four (4) years.

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
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Neutral Vendor Services

Lot No: 6
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
79600000
85100000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Provision of Neutral Vendor services:

The sourcing and provision of high quality, trained and fully vetted temporary clinical and healthcare staffing using framework approved supply chain. The Neutral Vendor does not supply temporary workers directly from their own resource pool.

The Neutral Vendor would be the contracting authority’s only point of contact not the supply chain directly. The Neutral Vendor would manage the supply chain and invoice the contracting authority on behalf of the supply chain.

Provision of end-to-end permanent and fixed term contract recruitment services for all job groups within Lots 1 to 5.

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
Duration in months: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The framework agreement may be extended for further periods, provided that the total of the framework agreement does not exceed four (4) years.

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
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Permanent Clinical and Healthcare Recruitment (UK only)

Lot No: 7
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
79600000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Provision of end-to-end permanent and fixed term contract recruitment services for all job groups within Lots 1 to 5:

Sub-Lot 7a: Nursing and Midwifery Staffing, Emergency Services and Social Care Staffing;

Sub-Lot 7b: Medical and Dentistry Staffing;

Sub-Lot 7c: Allied Health Professionals and Health Science Services Staffing.

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
Duration in months: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The framework agreement may be extended for further periods, provided that the total of the framework agreement does not exceed four (4) years.

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
Tenders must be presented in the form of electronic catalogues or include an electronic catalogue
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
III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
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)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
Framework agreement with several operators
In the case of framework agreements, provide justification for any duration exceeding 4 years:

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: no
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: 20/09/2019
Local time: 23:55
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:
English
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
Duration in months: 6 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 23/09/2019
Local time: 09:00
Place:

London.

Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

LPP Workforce Team.

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:

This framework also covers the UK Crown Dependencies of Isle of Man, Guernsey and Jersey. Further information may be found at: http://www.nhs.uk/ServiceDirectories/Pages/AcuteTrustListing.aspx

Clinical commissioning groups (CCGs): http://www.nhs.uk/ServiceDirectories/Pages/CCGListing.aspx

Mental Health Trusts: http://www.nhs.uk/ServiceDirectories/Pages/MentalHealthTrustListing.aspx

Ambulance Trusts: http://www.nhs.uk/ServiceDirectories/Pages/AmbulanceTrustListing.aspx

Care Trusts: http://www.nhs.uk/ServiceDirectories/Pages/CareTrustListing.aspx

NHS Trust http://www.nhs.uk/ServiceDirectories/Pages/SpecialHealthAuthorityListing.aspx

Arms Length Bodies: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/arms-length-bodies/our-arms-length-bodies

NHS England: http://www.england.nhs.uk/ourwork/d-com/ and other organisations involved in commissioning of primary care services via Clinical Commissioning Groups — CCGs supported by the Commissioning Support Units — CSU's which will be responsible for commissioning most aspects of NHS care (or equivalent body/bodies established pursuant to legislation enacted as a result of, or in connection with, the white paper, equity and excellence: liberating the NHS published July 2010.

CCG:

www.commissioningboard.nhs.uk/ccg-details/

www.commissioningboard.nhs.uk/appointments/csu

http://www.nhs.uk/NHSEngland/thenhs/healthregulators/Pages/professional-standards-authority.aspx

http://www.nhs.uk/ServiceDirectories/Pages/AreaTeamListing.aspx and other organisations involved in commissioning and/or overseeing general practitioner services and GP consortia and GP Practices: and any other provider of primary medical services:

(a) who are a party to any of the following contracts:

— General medical services (GMS),

— Personal medical services (PMS),

— Alternative provider medical services (APMS); and/or

(b) commissioned by NHS England or other organisations involved in commissioning or overseeing general practitioner services, as described above.

Social Enterprises: local authorities:

http://www.socialenterprise.org.uk/

http://www.idea.gov.uk/idk/org/la-data.do

NHS Wales (National Health Service for Wales): the members of the East of England NHS CPH may be found at: https://www.eoecpc.nhs.uk/current-members

The members of North of England NHS Commercial Procurement Collaborative may be found at: https://www.noecpc.nhs.uk/

The members of the NHS Commercial Solutions may be found at: http://www.commercialsolutions-sec.nhs.uk/trusts.php

The members of Crown Commercial Service may be found at: https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/crown-commercial-service#content

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust as host of NHS London Procurement Partnership
London
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:
13/08/2019


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Tender Details
TitleDescription
StatusContract notice
ProcurementOpen procedure
Award CriteriaThe most economic tender
Date Published16th Aug 2019
CountryUK
Reference2019/S 157-388075
Main ActivitiesHealth
Location-
CTypeServices
Common Procurement VocabularyRecruitment services
Business services: law
marketing
consulting
recruitment
printing and security
Supply services of personnel including temporary staff
Health services