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Title: Provision of South East Wales Independent Mental Capacity Advocacy (IMCA)
Published by: NHS Wales Shared Services Partnership
Publication Date: 20/06/2018
Deadline Date: 27/07/2018
Deadline Time: 12:00
Notice Type: 02 Contract Notice
Has Documents: No
Has ESPD: No
Abstract: Velindre NHS Trust on behalf of Cardiff and Vale, Aneurin Bevan and Cwm Taf University Health Boards are inviting suitably qualified organisations to express an interest for provision of an Independent Mental Capacity Advocacy Service (IMCA).
The purpose of the IMCA service is to help particularly vulnerable people who lack the capacity to make important decisions about serious medical treatment and changes of accommodation. It is available to those who have no family or friends whom it would be appropriate to consult about these decisions. The service includes adult protection cases (POVAs) and care reviews. IMCA also has a role in the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DOLs) process. An IMCA may be instructed by the Supervisory Body to support a person for whom an authorisation is being sought; or to undertake the role of the Relevant Person's Representative, or to provide assistance to the relevant person and their representative in exercising their rights under the legislation.
CPV: 85000000, 85300000, 85323000, 85312310.

Contract notice

Directive 2014/24/EU - Public Sector Directive

Section I: Contracting Change authority

I.1) Name and addresses

NHS Wales Shared Services Partnership

4-5 Charnwood Court,, Heol Billingsley, Parc Nantgarw

Cardiff

CF15 7QZ

UK

Telephone: +44 2920903849

E-mail: edward.butler@wales.nhs.uk

NUTS: UK

Internet address(es)

Main address: http://www.procurement.wales.nhs.uk

Address of the buyer profile: https://www.sell2wales.gov.wales/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA0221

I.2) 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://etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk


Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address


Tenders or requests to participate must be sent electronically to:

https://etenderwales.bravosolution.co.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

Provision of South East Wales Independent Mental Capacity Advocacy (IMCA)

Reference number: PRO-OJEULT-37952

II.1.2) Main CPV code

85000000

 

II.1.3) Type of contract

Services

II.1.4) Short description

Velindre NHS Trust on behalf of Cardiff and Vale, Aneurin Bevan and Cwm Taf University Health Boards are inviting suitably qualified organisations to express an interest for provision of an Independent Mental Capacity Advocacy Service (IMCA).

The purpose of the IMCA service is to help particularly vulnerable people who lack the capacity to make important decisions about serious medical treatment and changes of accommodation. It is available to those who have no family or friends whom it would be appropriate to consult about these decisions. The service includes adult protection cases (POVAs) and care reviews. IMCA also has a role in the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DOLs) process. An IMCA may be instructed by the Supervisory Body to support a person for whom an authorisation is being sought; or to undertake the role of the Relevant Person's Representative, or to provide assistance to the relevant person and their representative in exercising their rights under the legislation.

II.1.5) Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 1 104 525.00 GBP

II.1.6) Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: No

II.2) Description

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

85300000

85323000

85312310

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UKL22

UKL21

UKL15

UKL16

UKL17


Main site or place of performance:

The service will be provided across the boundaries of the Cardiff and Vale, Cwm Taf and Aneurin Bevan University Health Boards.

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

At commencement of this contract, the geographical area of Bridgend County Borough Council will transfer to the Cwm Taf University Health Board from Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University Health Board. Further details can be found in the Invitation to Tender document.

The service will provide Independent Mental Capacity Advocates where there is no-one to consult about the person’s best interests, who are instructed to support and represent a person over 16 years of age who lacks capacity to make certain serious decisions and may include people with dementia, brain injury, learning disability, mental health issues, a stroke, or who are unconscious or in a coma. The IMCA’s role is to make representations about that person’s wishes, feelings, beliefs and values, at the same time as bringing to the attention of the decision-maker all factors that are relevant to the decision. This will include supporting the person who lacks capacity; obtaining and evaluating information; as far as possible ascertaining the person’s wishes and feelings, beliefs and values; obtaining a further medical opinion if necessary and ascertaining alternative courses of action. The IMCA will represent the person’s views and interests and prepare a report for the decision-maker. The IMCA will also be able to challenge the decision-maker.

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: 1 104 525.00 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 initial term of the contract will be for three years with an option to extend at the sole discretion of the contracting Authority for two further periods each of one year.

II.2.9) Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

II.2.10) Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: No

II.2.11) Information about options

Options: No

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

The following Local Authorities will be able to 'call off' the contract; Rhondda Cynon Taf, Merthyr Tydfil, Cardiff, Vale of Glamorgan, Monmouthshire, Newport, Blaenau Gwent, Torfaen, Caerphilly and Bridgend.

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1) Conditions for participation

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.2) Conditions related to the contract

III.2.2) Contract performance conditions

As set out in the tender documents.

Supplier's will be required to enter into terms and conditions of contract as set out in the ITT, save for matters of clarification or consistency the terms are non-negotiable.

NWSSP reserves the right to request a parent company and/or other guarantees of financial liability.

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1) Description

IV.1.1) Type of procedure

Open procedure

IV.1.8) Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: No

IV.2) Administrative information

IV.2.2) Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Date: 27/07/2018

Local time: 12:00

IV.2.4) Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted

EN

IV.2.7) Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 27/07/2018

Local time: 12:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1) Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: No

VI.3) Additional information

The services to which this notice relates fall within Regulation 74, Section 7, Chapter 3, Part 2 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (Regulations). Although the Contracting Authority may voluntarily adopt certain provisions in the Regulations for the purposes of, inter alia, applying selection criteria at PQQ stage, neither the publication of this voluntary notice nor the employment of any particular terminology nor any other indication shall be taken to mean that the Contracting Authority (or any of the NHS Wales bodies on whose behalf it is acting) intend to hold themselves bound by any of the Regulations save those applicable to 'Light Touch' services.

The Contracting Authority will not accept completed PQQ's after the stated closing date.

The Contracting Authority reserves the right to conclude the contract in whole, in part or annul the tendering process.

The tendering process will be undertaken via electronic means using the Bravo e-tendering system.

Access Bravo eTenderWales at https://etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk/. Register/login to the portal and click "PQQs open to all

suppliers". Find the pqq_number & title and click on the "express interest" button. This will move the PQQ/ITT into your "my PQQ" page.

To access attachments click "buyer attachments" in the "PQQ details".

To respond click "my response" under "PQQ details". Then "create response" or "decline to respond". You can use the "messages" function

to communicate with the buyer and seek any clarification. Submit your tender using the "submit response" button.

NOTE: The authority is using eTenderwales to carry out this procurement process. To obtain further information record your interest on Sell2Wales at https://www.sell2wales.gov.wales/search/search_switch.aspx?ID=82778

(WA Ref:82778)

VI.4) Procedures for review

VI.4.1) Review body

NHS Wales Shared Services Partnership

4-5 Charnwood Court,, Heol Billingsley, Parc Nantgarw

Cardiff

CF15 7QZ

UK

Telephone: +44 1443848585

Internet address(es)

URL: http://www.procurement.wales.nhs.uk

VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice

18/06/2018


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Additional information added to the notice since it's publication.
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Main Contact: edward.butler@wales.nhs.uk
Admin Contact: N/a
Technical Contact: N/a
Other Contact: N/a

Commodity Categories

Commodity Categories
IDTitleParent Category
85323000Community health servicesSocial services
85312310Guidance servicesSocial work services without accommodation
85000000Health and social work servicesOther Services
85300000Social work and related servicesHealth and social work services

Delivery Locations

Delivery Locations
IDDescription
1022Cardiff and Vale of Glamorgan
1015Central Valleys (Merthyr Tydfil, Rhondda Cynon Taf)
1016Gwent Valleys (Torfaen, Blaenau Gwent, Caerphilly)
1021Monmouthshire and Newport

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