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Sensory Impairment Services.

Contract award notice


Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

Herefordshire Council
Brockington, 35 Hafod Road
For the attention of: Joanne Parkes-Newton
HR1 1SH Hereford
Telephone: +44 7590266515
E-mail: [email protected]

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority:

I.2)Type of the contracting authority
Regional or local authority
I.3)Main activity
General public services
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities

The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: yes

As per description within the Contract Notice and point II.1.4 of this notice.
As per description within the Contract Notice and point II.1.4 of this notice.
As per description within the Contract Notice and point II.1.4 of this notice.

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract
Sensory Impairment Services.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Service category No 25: Health and social services

NUTS code UK,UKG11

II.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
II.1.4)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
Herefordshire Council (‘the Council') will be requesting tenders which cover the provision of Sensory Impairment Services, Herefordshire. (‘the Services'), which will be commissioned from the date of the Contract award. However, the specification also contains the scope to transform or commission further Services via the Contract. The Council also reserves the right to commission other services within the scope of the CPV codes listed in this notice. (However, please note that the Council may also include the potential to commission Sensory Impairment Services during the life of other linked NSI procurements for Adult Health and Social Care Services, as detailed in the PIN 2013/S 154 26863 published on TED on the 9.8.2013. The contracts for which are seeking commencement on the 31.3.2014). In reserving the right to commission Services within the scope of the CPV codes listed within this Notice, the Council wishes to retain the flexibility to cope with future changes in service requirements and strategic direction, such as progression towards becoming a commissioning authority, which will involve increased private sector provision of services currently provided by the Council and other partners /providers.
The Sensory Impairment Service will provide a range of therapeutic services and interventions for people with visual and / or hearing impairments. Interventions carried out by the team will be tailored to meet the specific needs of referred adults with sensory impairments within the context in which they live.
The service will be committed to improving the quality of life of people with sensory impairments by promoting independence and social inclusion to minimise the impact of any disability.
The Contract will also be open for use for other Local Authorities (as defined in Regulation 3(2) to (5) of the
Public Contracts Regulations 2006 (as amended) and their statutory successors and organisations created as a result of re-organisation or organisational changes.) A list of the local authorities eligible to use this Contract is available via a search via the following link:

The Contract may also be used by other NHS Contracting Authorities delivering services within the county of Herefordshire. Details are available via a search via the following link

II.1.5)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85000000, 75200000, 85300000, 85140000, 85323000, 98300000, 98330000, 85312300, 85312400, 85321000, 80510000, 85311100, 85311200, 85311300, 85312500, 33190000, 33196200

II.1.6)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no
II.2)Total final value of contract(s)
II.2.1)Total final value of contract(s)
Value: 330 000 GBP
Excluding VAT

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
IV.2)Award criteria
IV.2.1)Award criteria
The most economically advantageous tender in terms of
1. Quality. Weighting 55
2. Price. Weighting 45
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
An electronic auction has been used: no
IV.3)Administrative information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority
As per the Proactis System No REQD1000111
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

Prior information notice

Notice number in the OJEU: 2013/S 154-268634 of 9.8.2013

Contract notice

Notice number in the OJEU: 2013/S 227-395240 of 22.11.2013

Section V: Award of contract

V.1)Date of contract award decision:
V.2)Information about offers
Number of offers received: 1
Number of offers received by electronic means: 1
V.3)Name and address of economic operator in favour of whom the contract award decision has been taken

Herefordshire Vision Links
36 Widemarsh Street
HR4 Hereford

V.4)Information on value of contract
Total final value of the contract:
Value: 330 000 GBP
Excluding VAT
V.5)Information about subcontracting
The contract is likely to be sub-contracted: yes
Value or proportion of the contract likely to be sub-contracted to third parties:
Not known

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about European Union funds
The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
VI.2)Additional information:
The Contract value as set out at point V.4 of this notice is based on the specification as described within the tender documents and this has been estimated over the maximum term of the Contract, however this value is subject to fluctuations in demand and the scope of the Contract as set out within the Contract notice and the short description of the Contract within this notice at point II.1.4.
VI.3)Procedures for appeal
VI.3.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
VI.3.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.3.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained
VI.4)Date of dispatch of this notice: