Published date: 27 October 2015


Awarded opportunity - This means that the contract has been awarded to a supplier.


Closing date: 27 November 2015

Contract summary

Industry

  • Health services - 85100000

  • Community health services - 85323000

Location of contract

South East

Value of contract

--

Published date

27 October 2015

Closing date

27 November 2015

Contract start date

01 April 2016

Contract end date

31 March 2019

Contract is suitable for SMEs?

Yes

Contract is suitable for VCSEs?

Yes


Description

NHS Coastal West Sussex CCG wish to commission an AQP Community ENT Service to manage conditions that do not require specialist intervention at secondary care level. This Service will enable improved patient flow through ENT services with the overall aim of the Service will be to:
•demonstrate a movement in the clinical threshold for accessing service for assessment, diagnosis and treatment from secondary care into a community based service
• deliver timely, appropriate and increased interventions in the community
• develop common pathways of care ensuring there is no unnecessary duplication, and promote the integration and coordination of services
•ensure patients are seen and treated in the right place at the right time and by the most appropriate person
• deliver improved patient experience
The Provision of a Community ENT Service is a contract for a period of 3 years, commencing on the 1st April 2016, with the option to extend for a further period of 24 months.
The annual forecast total AQP spend for 2016/17 is expected to be c£500,000. It should be noted that under the Any Qualified Provider model, there will be no guarantees of volume or payment in the contracts awarded. The window opens on 27th October 2015.
A provider information event will take place at 10:00 - 12:00 on Thursday 12th November 2015 at The White Swan, 16 Chichester Road, Arundel, West Sussex, BN18 0AD. To submit you details to book a place contact shirleybone@nhs.net or phone 01903 708518.
The offer documentation comprises of the following:
Document 1 AQP Qualification Information
Document 2 AQP Application form
Document 3 Service Specification
Document 4 Payment Schedule
Document 5 Local Quality Requirements (LQR mapping)

In securing services from Providers, the authority needs assurance of competence, quality and safety standards, just as it would for services secured under a formal tender process.
Any provider will be eligible to join a list of qualified providers subject to demonstrating competency against the authority's specified criteria.
Please read the qualification questionnaire and the supporting offer documents very carefully since failure to comply with the requirements contained therein (including paying particular attention to Maximum Word Limits for answers) will invalidate your submission.
All correspondence regarding this procurement should be through the e-tendering portal https://in-tendhost.co.uk/soepscommissioning. Any correspondence received via other means may not be responded to.


About the buyer

Contact name

Andrew Elliott

Address

36-38 Friars Walk
Lewes
BN7 2PB
England

Email

aelliott1@nhs.net


Awarded Information

Awarded date

27 January 2016

Contract start date

01 April 2017

Contract end date

31 March 2019

Total value of contract

--

This contract was awarded to 3 suppliers.

Supplier name

Concordia Community Outpatients Ltd

Supplier address

Unit 10.1.1 The Leathermarket
11-13 Weston Street
London
SE1 3ER

Supplier references

None

Value of contract

--

Supplier is SME?

No

Supplier is VCSE?

No


Supplier name

Practice Based Clinical Services Ltd

Supplier address

Rush Green Medical Centre
261 Dagenham Road
Romford
Essex
RM7 0XR

Supplier references

None

Value of contract

--

Supplier is SME?

No

Supplier is VCSE?

No


Supplier name

Queen Victoria Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Supplier address

Holtye Road
East Grinstead
West Sussex
RH19 3DZ

Supplier references

None

Value of contract

--

Supplier is SME?

No

Supplier is VCSE?

No


Other information

Attachments

CCG website

http://www.coastalwestsussexccg.nhs.uk/

e-tendering system

https://in-tendhost.co.uk/soepscommissioning

The window for questions from Applicants will close at 12pm, 18th November 2015, allowing time for answers to be posted and applicants to complete and submit their applications by the reply by date of Friday 27th November 2015.
If Applicants are asked Clarification Questions during the Evaluation Stages, they have 48 hours in which to respond. Please ensure that you have staff available to answer the questions, which will be sent to you by email. Failure to respond in the given time could adversely impact your application.
If qualified, your organisation will be required to accept the terms and conditions and be compliant with the NHS Standard Contract and any subsequent revisions thereof.
It should be clearly noted that certain parts of the contract e.g. Local Quality Requirements are subject to change this and every year in line with DH/Monitor Guidance. At its absolute discretion, the contracting authority will reflect these changes as it deems appropriate in this contract.
Please note that the Contracting Authority will not enter into an arrangement with any individual or organisation that does not fully accept this requirement. Please note that caveat responses will be considered as non-acceptance of this requirement.
The Contracting Authority reserves the right to change dates and times or modify any stage of the process including the introduction of additional steps or stages in order to maximise efficiencies.
The Contracting Authority looks forward to receiving your submission.


Closing date: 27 November 2015