Prior information notice
This notice is for prior information only
Directive 2014/24/EU - Public Sector Directive
Section I: Contracting
I.1) Name and addresses
The Common Services Agency (more commonly known as NHS National Services Scotland) ("NSS")
Gyle Square (NSS Head Office), 1 South Gyle Crescent
Contact person: George Futcher
Telephone: +44 1312757041
Main address: http://www.nhsscotlandprocurement.scot.nhs.uk/
Address of the buyer profile: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA11883
I.2) Joint procurement
The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
I.4) Type of the contracting authority
Body governed by public law
I.5) Main activity
Section II: Object
II.1) Scope of the procurement
Community IT Systems as a Managed Service
II.1.2) Main CPV code
II.1.3) Type of contract
II.1.4) Short description
Patient administration and clinical systems delivered as a managed service to support the delivery of Community services within NHS Scotland. This will include, but not limited to, implementation, development, testing, support and training services, and optional software modules. The services are to be made available pursuant to a multi-supplier framework by NSS on behalf of NHSScotland Health Boards premises from which Community primary medical care services are provided. Suppliers appointed to the framework will be required to interface and integrate to other clinical and business systems in Health & Social Care.
II.1.6) Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots:
II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)
II.2.3) Place of performance
II.2.4) Description of the procurement
It is the intention of NSS to enter into a multi-supplier framework pursuant to which Community IT patient administration and clinical systems are to be delivered as a managed service. Call off contracts from the framework may be entered into to deliver services to entities constituted pursuant to the National Health Service (Scotland) Act 1978, or Integrated Joint Boards. Such call off contracts may be entered into by direct award or after mini competition.
II.3) Estimated date of publication of contract notice:
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1.8) Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement:
Section VI: Complementary information
VI.3) Additional information
This PIN does not constitute a call for competition, it is for information only. Any procurement of services by NSS will be carried out strictly in accordance with the Public Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2015.
NSS may use this PIN for pre-procurement market engagement in due course. Therefore, please register interest in this notice to ensure you receive any future communications. Participation or non-participation in this PIN shall not prevent any supplier from participating in a potential future procurement, nor place any supplier at an advantage or disadvantage in a potential future procurement. Participation in any pre-procurement market engagement process will be at each supplier’s own cost and expense.
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=500610.
VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice
Information added to the notice since publication.
Additional information added to the notice since it's publication.
|17/08/2017 15:08||ADDED FILE: Market Testing Questionnaire
Please complete the market questionnaire and return to firstname.lastname@example.org by the 7th Sept 2017.
|24/08/2017 15:48||Question and Answers deadline change
The deadline for submission of questions through the online Q&A function has been changed as below.
Old question submission deadline: 30/11/2017 12:00
New question submission deadline: 07/09/2017 12:00
Please ensure that you have submitted all questions before the new date.
|23/10/2017 14:54||Economies of Scale
You recently registered against this PIN notice and a number of Organisations responded to our questionnaire. If you responded to that questionnaire we would be grateful if you could email Mark Salveta a response to this question
The Community Systems Market Sounding Exercise issued in August 2017, asked pricing information based on 4000 users. Can we clarify if a discounted price model would be available for larger volumes of users and what this would represent?