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Expressions of interest are invited to provide primary medical services under a General Medical Services Contract for approximately 7 780 patients at East Craigs Medical Practice Edinburgh. The board are currently in discussion with the current ...

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
NHS Lothian
Procurement Headquarters, Lothian Health Board Pentland House 47 Robb's Loan
Edinburgh
EH14 1TY
United Kingdom
Contact person: Alison McNeillage
Telephone: +44 1315378422
E-mail:
NUTS code: UKM75

Internet address(es):

Main address: http://www.nhslothian.scot.nhs.uk/

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA00326

I.2)Joint procurement
I.3)Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk
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 Lothian East Craigs Medical Practice.

Reference number: LOTL 238 -17e
II.1.2)Main CPV code
85121000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

Expressions of interest are invited to provide primary medical services under a General Medical Services Contract for approximately 7 780 patients at East Craigs Medical Practice Edinburgh. The board are currently in discussion with the current practice about securing the premises for future use. The successful applicant will contract with the Board to occupy the premises.

This is an excellent opportunity to improve health outcomes and NHS Lothian would welcome applications from interested parties that will deliver high quality primary medical services responsive to the needs of the patient population. As well as delivering essential services, the successful provider will be expected to offer a range of additional and enhanced services.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 4 400 000.00 GBP
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
85121000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKM78
Main site or place of performance:

East Craigs Medical Practice

10 Bughtlin Place

Edinburgh

EH12 8XP.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Expressions of interest are invited to provide primary medical services under a General Medical Services Contract for approximately 7,880 patients at the East Craigs Medical Practice Edinburgh, unless the Applicant proposes otherwise. The board are currently in discussion with the current practice about securing the premises for future use. The successful applicant will contract with the Board to occupy the premises.

This is an excellent opportunity to improve health outcomes and NHS Lothian would welcome applications from interested parties that will deliver high quality primary medical services responsive to the needs of the patient population. As well as delivering essential services, the successful provider will be expected to offer a range of additional and enhanced 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
Value excluding VAT: 4 400 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 60
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The commencement date for the contract will be agreed between the successful bidder and NHS Lothian, but the current expectation is that the contract will start on 1st December 2017. There is no fixed term applicable to the awarded contract. The contract duration of 60 months used in this notice is for illustrative purposes only.

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

It is a requirement that all applicants meet the criteria of section 17L of the National Health Service (Scotland) Act 1978, as amended.

Interviews are expected to be held on 23.10.2017. Please ensure you are able to attend this date.

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:

It is a requirement that all applicants meet the criteria of section 17L of the National Health Service (Scotland) Act 1978, as amended.

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1)Information about a particular profession
Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession
Reference to the relevant law, regulation or administrative provision:

It is a requirement that all applicants meet the criteria of section 17L of the National Health Service (Scotland) Act 1978, as amended.

III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:

Details are provided in the Invitation to Submit a Business Case.

III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract
Obligation to indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff assigned to performing 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
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: 22/09/2017
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:
English
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
Duration in months: 3 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 22/09/2017
Local time: 12:30
Place:

NHS Lothian.

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:

NOTE: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Public Contracts Scotland Web Site at http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=508556.

The buyer has indicated that it will accept electronic responses to this notice via the Postbox facility. A user guide is available at http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/sitehelp/help_guides.aspx.

Suppliers are advised to allow adequate time for uploading documents and to dispatch the electronic response well in advance of the closing time to avoid any last minute problems.

The Contracting Authority does not intend to include a sub-contract clause as part of community benefits (as per Section 25 of the Procurement Reform (Scotland) Act 2014) in this contract for the following reason:

Not Applicable for General Practice

(SC Ref:508556).

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
NHS Lothian
Procurement Headquarters, Lothian Health Board Pentland House 47 Robb's Loan
Edinburgh
EH14 1TY
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1315378422

Internet address:http://www.nhslothian.scot.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:
18/08/2017