United Kingdom-Lichfield: Provision of an Inpatient and Outpatient Mental Health Service

Type of document: Contract Notice
Country: United Kingdom
Publication Ref: (2022/S 000-011199/EN)
Nature of contract: Service contract
Procedure: Not applicable
Type of bid required: Not applicable

Prior information notice without call for competition
Services

This notice is for prior information only
Section I: Contracting authority
I.1) Name and addresses
Official name: Ministry of Defence
Postal address: DMS Whittington
Town: Lichfield
Postal code: WS14 9PY
Country: United Kingdom
Contact Person: Kelvin Edwards
Email: kelvin.edwards109@mod.gov.uk
Internet address(es):
Main address: www.contracts.mod.uk

Additional information can be obtained from:
the above mentioned address
I.4) Type of the contracting authority
Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local sub-divisions
I.5) Main activity
Defence

Section II: Object
II.1) Scope of the procurement:
II.1.1) Title: Provision of an Inpatient and Outpatient Mental Health Service

Reference number: 703541450
II.1.2) Main CPV code: 85121270
II.1.3) Type of contract: Services
II.1.4) Short Description:
This Prior Information Notice is to alert the market that the Authority shall have a requirement for the provision of occupationally focused high-quality mental health service to Service personnel and entitled eligible civilians deemed to require an inpatient assessment, or a period of stabilisation and treatment (and in some cases (< 10 per annum) under 18’s).
Within the contract the Authority will request outpatient psychotherapy services, of largely high intensity therapy, averaging a rolling 116 referrals.
II.1.6) Information about lots:
The contract is divided into lots: no
II.2) Description:
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
Main CPV code: 85111200

II.2.3) Place of performance
Nuts code:
II.2.4) Description of the procurement
As an estimate, the Authority will request outpatient psychotherapy services, of largely high intensity therapy, averaging a rolling 116 referrals.
It is envisaged that the inpatient and outpatient service provision will complement the existing Defence Departments of Community Mental Health. It will be essential that partnership working between the Tenderer and the appropriate Service Authorities is rapidly established. Patients will require to be assessed and admitted within specified timeframes to a location that is as close as possible to the patient’s unit or home, if clinically, whichever is closer or, if applicable, to a location specialising in the management of particular mental health problems/or as specified by the Referring Officer.
The General scope of the requirement is limited to assessment and basic treatment to achieve mental state stabilisation (or detoxification) as appropriate for inpatient care. For outpatient provision this will be in the form of 12 session blocks of a specific intervention.
II.2.5) Award criteria

II.2.14) Additional information: As part of the Tender process, the Authority shall visit the Tenderer's premises (at time to be agreed between the Authority and the Tenderer) for the purposes of assessment / evaluation of the facilities. If this is not possible then a live virtual tour shall be required.

II.3) Estimated date of publication of contract notice:2022-05-23
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1) Description

IV.1.8) Information about the Government Procurement Agreement(GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: no
IV.2) Administrative information

Section VI: Complementary information
VI.2) Information about electronic workflows
VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice:2022-04-29

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