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Provision of a Service to Manage Violence and Aggression Training for Staff.

Contract award notice


Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

NHS Wales Procurement Services (on behalf of ABMU Health Board)
Neath Port Talbot Hospital, Baglan Way
Contact point(s): Procurement
For the attention of: Sarah McCarthy
SA12 7BX Port Talbot
Telephone: +44 1639684431

Internet address(es):

Address of the buyer profile:

I.2)Type of the contracting authority
Body governed by public law
I.3)Main activity
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities
The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract
Provision of a Service to Manage Violence and Aggression Training for Staff.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Service category No 27: Other services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University Health Board.

NUTS code UKL18

II.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
The notice involves the establishment of a framework agreement
II.1.4)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University Health Board invites suppliers to tender for the provision of a service to manage violence and aggression training for staff working in Mental Health services. The contract will operate for a period of 3 years to commence from April 2015, with an option to extend for a further periods of 12 months, at the Health Board's discretion.
In Wales standards for training are identified in the All Wales Violence and Aggression Training Passport and Information Scheme (Passport) that comprises various Modules (currently Modules A-D).
There are 2 areas of training requirement:
General personal safety (Module B) and breakaway techniques (Module C);
Restrictive Physical Intervention (RPI) for the safe management of patients (Module D).
Ward based nursing staff will require Modules B, C and D with other staff groups covering Modules B to C. Training needs include new staff and there will also be a requirement for update training at appropriate frequencies.
Interested parties must have experience of training clinically based staff within the Mental Health environment.
II.1.5)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

80511000, 80500000

II.1.6)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
II.2)Total final value of contract(s)
II.2.1)Total final value of contract(s)
Value: 154 350 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. Mental health work setting. Weighting 35
2. Experience/qualifications. Weighting 20
3. Resilience. Weighting 15
4. Finance. Weighting 30
5. Demonstration of non aversive techniques. Weighting 100
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
IV.3)Administrative information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

Contract notice

Notice number in the OJEU: 2014/S 219-387493 of 13.11.2014

Section V: Award of contract

Lot title: Service to Manage Violence and Aggression Training
V.1)Date of contract award decision:
V.2)Information about offers
Number of offers received: 5
V.3)Name and address of economic operator in favour of whom the contract award decision has been taken

Connective Care Education
Connective Training and Consultancy Services Ltd, 8 Williams Court, Trade Street
CF10 5DQ Cardiff
Internet address:

V.4)Information on value of contract
V.5)Information about subcontracting

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about European Union funds
VI.2)Additional information:
(WA Ref:28774).
VI.3)Procedures for appeal
VI.3.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
VI.3.2)Lodging of appeals
Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: The Authority will allow a minimum 10 calendar day standstill period between notifying the award decision and awarding the contract. Unsuccessful bidders and applicants are entitled to receive reasons for the decision, including the characteristics and relative advantages of the winning bid and the reasons why the bidder/applicant was unsuccessful. Should additional information be required it should be requested of the addressee in Section I.1) Aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are at risk of harm by breach of the procurement rules, have the right to take action in the High Court (England and Wales). Any such action is subject to strict time limits and must be brought promptly.
VI.3.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

Sarah McCarthy
Procurement Department, Block A, Neath Port Talbot Hospital, Baglan Way
SA12 7BX Port Talbot
Telephone: +44 1639684423

VI.4)Date of dispatch of this notice: