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Dental workstations

Leidos Supply Ltd for UK Ministry of Defence | Published February 21, 2017  -  Deadline March 15, 2017
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33192400

Dental workstations

Transport for Dental Students

NHS Wales Shared Services Partnership | Published February 16, 2017
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Transport for Dental Students

Hertfordshire Dental Unscheduled Care

NHS Arden & GEM CSU | Published February 10, 2017
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Hertfordshire Dental Unscheduled Care.

Domiciliary Dental Care Kits

NHS Wales Shared Services Partnership | Published February 23, 2017
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33711790

Domiciliary Dental Care Kits

Dental Service for Manitoba Region, First Nations and Inuit Health Dental Program

Health Canada | Published February 14, 2017  -  Deadline March 27, 2017
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Dental Service for Manitoba Region, First Nations and Inuit Health Dental Program.

Provision of General Dental Services in Tewkesbury

NHS Commissioning Board (NHS England) | Published February 3, 2017
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Provision of General Dental Services in Tewkesbury.

Dental Services (Leicestershire, Lincolnshire and Rutland)

NHS Arden & GEM CSU | Published February 3, 2017
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Dental Services (Leicestershire, Lincolnshire and Rutland).

Provision of Dental Equipment Spare Parts

NHS Wales Shared Services Partnership | Published February 10, 2017
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Provision of Dental Equipment Spare Parts

Dental Services

Correctional Service of Canada | Published February 16, 2017  -  Deadline March 3, 2017
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This requirement is for: Dental Services at the Correctional Service of Canada, Stony Mountain Institution, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Trade agreement: This procurement is not subject to any trade agreement.

Tendering procedures: All interested suppliers may submit a bid.

Competitive Procurement Strategy: lowest priced compliant bid.

Set-aside under the Procurement Strategy for Aboriginal Business: This procurement is not subject to any set-asides for Aboriginal Suppliers.

Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement: This procurement is not subject to a Comprehensive Land Claims Agreement.

Security Requirements: This contract includes security requirements.

Nature of Requirements:

The following is a summary of the statement of work for this requirement.

The Correctional Service Canada has a requirement to provide primary dental care, including x-rays and health promotion to inmates residing at Stony Mountain Institution.

Objectives: Provide and coordinate essential dental services to inmates residing at Stony Mountain Institution.

Deliverables: Provide inmate care during clinics up to a maximum of 1320 hours per year.

Term of Contract: April 1, 2017 to March 31, 2020 plus two one year option periods.

File Number: 51000-17-2415808-B

Contracting Authority: Claudette Chabot, Procurement Officer

Contracting and Materiel Services

3427 Faithfull Avenue

Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

S7K 8H6

Telephone number: 306 659 9255

Facsimile number: 306 659 9317

E-mail: 501Contracts@csc-scc.gc.ca

NOTE TO BIDDERS: Bidders can obtain the complete statement of work and evaluation criteria by ordering the solicitation document and associated documents from Buyandsell.gc.ca/tenders.

The Crown reserves the right to negotiate with suppliers on any procurement.

Documents may be submitted in either official language of Canada (English or French).

Given the nature of the requirements, proposals submitted by such means as facsimile or electronic mail will not be accepted.

After contract award, bidders may request a debriefing on the results of the bid solicitation process. Bidders should make the request to the Contracting Authority within fifteen (15) working days of receipt of the results of the bid solicitation process. The debriefing may be in writing, by telephone or in person.

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Topics include:

Overview of the federal government contracting process;

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The full schedule of seminars can be found on the Buyandsell.gc.ca website, under Event Calendar (https://buyandsell.gc.ca/event-calendar).

Prices Registration ATA to provide DENTAL MATERIAL: CREAM AND DENTAL DENTAL FLOSS

PREFEITURA DO MUNICÍPIO DE SÃO PAULO | Published February 14, 2017  -  Deadline March 6, 2017
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Object: Electronic Auction - Prices Registration ATA to provide DENTAL MATERIAL: CREAM AND DENTAL DENTAL FLOSS

Dental and subspecialty instruments and devices

Oslo kommune v/ Helseetaten | Published February 16, 2017  -  Deadline April 3, 2017
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33130000, 85131000, 85130000

The Contracting Authority intends to enter into a framework agreement with 1 supplier for the purchase technical dental supplies/works/services for our dental clinics in Oslo. The dental clinics are obliged to undertake purchases with the tender with whom the framework agreement is entered into, and the selected tenderer is, after orders are placed by the individual clinic, obliged to deliver in accordance with the framework agreement.

Community Dental Service including Epidemiology Service

NHS England - North | Published February 4, 2017
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Community Dental Service including Epidemiology Service.

Routine Dental Services — BD7 (Bradford) Area

NHS England - North | Published January 31, 2017
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Routine Dental Services — BD7 (Bradford) Area.

NHS England Community Dental Services for Essex

NHS Arden & GEM CSU | Published February 11, 2017
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NHS England Community Dental Services for Essex.

Dental Equipment Repair

Health Canada | Published February 16, 2017  -  Deadline March 28, 2017
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Trade Agreement: WTO-AGP/NAFTA/Canada FTAs with Peru/Colombia/Panama Tendering Procedures: All interested suppliers may submit a bid Competitive Procurement Strategy:  Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement: No Nature of Requirements:   Dental Equipment Repair  HT434-162321/A Maki, Christie Telephone No. - (204) 891-6126 (    ) Fax No. - (204) 983-7796 (    ) christie.maki@pwgsc.gc.ca  First Nations and Inuit Health Branch  Alberta Region  FNIHB-AB Region requires on-site and off-site repair and maintenance of dental equipment and cabinetry in Health Canada dental clinic facilities located on reserve lands throughout Alberta on an as and when required basis.  The Contractor must be able to supply and install dental equipment parts required to maintain, and repair existing dental equipment and facilities.  The Contractor is also required to provide the Technical Authority, who is the Supervisor, Dental Unit, Non-Insured Health Benefits (NIHB) Manager, or their designate with recommendations to ensure that the dental clinics comply with provincial and federal regulations for such facilities. The Contractor must provide the Technical Authority or their designate with recommendations for scheduled maintenance of equipment and facilities.  The Contract will be in effect for two (2) years, from approximately May 1, 2017 to April 30, 2019, with Health Canada reserving the right to exercise up to three (3) options periods of one (1) year each for a total of five years.  The requirement is subject to the provisions of the World Trade Organization Agreement on Government Procurement (WTO-AGP), the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), and the Agreement on Internal Trade (AIT).   Delivery Date: Above-mentioned  The Crown retains the right to negotiate with suppliers on any procurement.  Documents may be submitted in either official language of Canada.

Dental Services (Overseas)

Department of the Army, U.S. Army Medical Command | Published February 9, 2017  -  Deadline March 13, 2017
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The Regional Health Contracting Office-Europe, Landstuhl, Germany, intends to pursue a Single Award, Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity, Personal Services Contract to provide Dental Services for various Army overseas locations in Germany, Italy, Belgium, and Korea. This contract is intended to be awarded for a base period of one   (1) year starting 01 October 2017 through 30 September 2018, and four (4) option  years through 2022. The services will be provided by General Dentists, Pediatric Dentists, Orthodontists, and Dental Hygienists. This procurement will be a Request for Proposal, Unrestricted, Full and Open. Solicitation W9114F-17-R-0001 will be issued on or about 09 February 2017 with a closing date of 30 days after issue date.

Dental-practice services

Arden & GEM CSU | Published February 2, 2017  -  Deadline March 6, 2017
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85131000

Arden and Greater East Midlands Commissioning Support Unit, acting on behalf of NHS England Central Midlands, is inviting suitably qualified providers to offer high quality and safe General Dental Services across Leicestershire and Lincolnshire and a Special Care Dentistry Service for Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland. This procurement will consist of two ITTs:

1. General Dental Services — 10 Lots across Leicestershire and Lincolnshire. Each Lot will be a separate Personal Dental Services Plus (PDS Plus) Agreement.

2. Special Care Dentistry Service across Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland (Personal Dental Services (PDS) Agreement).

All contracts will commence on 1.12.2017.

Contracts will be for seven years with the option to extend up to a further 3 years (maximum 10 years).

Further information is available at https://ardengemcsu.bravosolution.co.uk and the deadline for responses is 14:00, 6.3.2017.

General Dental Services Lots 1-8.

8-8 services:

— Each practice to be open 8 am to 20:00, 365 days a year,

— Urgent care sessions plus routine appointments to be available,

— Practices will be the urgent care providers for those patients not receiving regular dental care or when a patient's practice is closed,

— Emphasis on preventative dentistry,

— Providers must meet Best Practice HTM 01-05 requirements.

Each contract will be for 25 000 UDAs.

General Dental Services Lots 9-10.

Extended access services:

— Opening hours to meet needs of patients,

— Normal surgery times plus extended opening times,

— Minimum extended access for contracts with activity below 20 000 units of dental activity is defined as:

a) 2 sessions per week either early morning or evening, and

b) 1 session on a Saturday morning:

— Urgent and routine care,

— Emphasis on preventative dentistry,

— Providers must meet Best Practice HTM 01-05 requirements.

Lot 9 (Boston) is for 15 000 UDAs and Lot 10 (Leicester) is for 10 000 UDAs.

Special Care Dentistry:

— Broadly concerned with providing and enabling the ‘improvement of oral health of individuals and groups in society who have a physical, sensory, intellectual, mental, medical, emotional or social impairment or disability or more often a combination of a number of these factors’,

— Provision of Paediatric Dental Service,

— Mandatory services for children and adults who require Special Care dentistry — Advanced mandatory services:

> Pain and Anxiety Management Services (PAMs) including sedation for patients with ‘severe’ dental anxiety/phobia,

> General Anaesthesia (GA): children and adults who meet criteria,

> Domiciliary Care for house-bound patients,

> Specialist Advice,

— Provider must have a Specialist in Paediatric Dentistry and Consultant in Special Care Dentistry,

— Provider must meet Best Practice HTM 01-05 requirements.

The General Anaesthesia provision will be carried out under a separate NHS Standard Contract.

Payment for this service will be on a block contract basis.

Hertfordshire Dental Unscheduled Care

Arden & GEM CSU | Published January 29, 2017  -  Deadline March 2, 2017
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NHS Arden and Greater East Midlands CSU (AGCSU) on behalf of NHS England Midlands& East (Central Midlands) is inviting suitably qualified and experienced providers to deliver Unscheduled Dental Care Services in Hertfordshire. This Procurement consists of two geographically based lots. 

Hertfordshire Dental Unscheduled Care

Arden & GEM CSU | Published January 28, 2017  -  Deadline March 1, 2017
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NHS Arden and Greater East Midlands CSU (AGCSU) on behalf of NHS England Midlands& East (Central Midlands) is inviting suitably qualified and experienced providers to deliver Unscheduled Dental Care Services in Hertfordshire. This Procurement consists of two geographically based lots.

Dental practice and related services

NHS England North (Yorkshire and the Humber) | Published February 4, 2017  -  Deadline March 8, 2017
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85130000, 85000000

North of England Commissioning Support (NECS) is a commissioning support service and is managing this process for and on behalf of NHS England North (Yorkshire and the Humber) ‘The Contracting Authority’.

NHS England — North (Yorkshire and the Humber) is seeking to procure high quality Community Dental Services provided through 5 lots.

Lot 1: Calderdale, Kirklees, Bradford and Craven.

Lot 2: Leeds and Wakefield.

Lot 3: Sheffield, Rotherham, Doncaster, Barnsley and Bassetlaw.

Lot 4: North Yorkshire and York excluding Craven.

Lot 5: North East Lincolnshire, North Lincolnshire, East Riding of Yorkshire and Hull.

North of England Commissioning Support is working for and on behalf of NHS — England (Yorkshire and the Humber) who wish to commission Community Dental Services.

NHS England — North (Yorkshire and the Humber) is seeking to procure high quality Community Dental Services in Calderdale, Kirklees, Bradford and Craven.

The aim of the CDS will be to improve the oral health and reduce the oral health inequalities of people in Yorkshire and The Humber and Bassetlaw who have a physical, sensory, intellectual, mental, medical, psychological and/or emotional or social impairment or disability or more often a combination of these through:

— Providing high quality consultant-led paediatric and special care dentistry to children and adults. This will include children with more complex dental needs.

— Providing high quality dental care to people from vulnerable groups whose needs may not be accommodated in NHS general dental services.

— Through a period of transition over 3 years, transfer patients with lower levels of complexity assessed using the case mix tool into NHS general dental services so their care can be managed by primary care dental teams

The Community Dental Services will work closely the relevant clinical networks, commissioners and primary and secondary providers to ensure appropriate timely, effective and safe Community Dental Service for the treatment of the eligible local population. Work via the clinical networks to take part in the development of the Referral Management System.

The basic principles that mirror that of the Open procedure will be followed for this procurement to test the capacity, capability, and technical competence of tenderers in accordance with The Public Contracts Regulations 2015, ensuring a fair, open and transparent process in accordance with NHS (Procurement, Patient Choice and Competition) (No 2) Regulations 2013.

Under the Public Services (Social Value) Act 2012 the Contracting Authority must consider:

(a) How what is proposed to be procured might improve the economic, social and environmental well-being of the area where it exercises its functions, and

(b) How, in conducting the process of procurement, it might act with a view to securing that improvement.

Accordingly, the subject matter of the contract has been scoped to take into account the priorities of the Contracting Authority relating to economic, social and environmental well-being.

NECS is utilising an electronic tendering system to manage this procurement and communicate with potential providers. Accordingly, there will be no hard copy documents issued to potential providers and all communications with NECS, including your tender submission, will be conducted via the portal www.proactisplaza.com/supplierportal/?CID=NECS hosted by Proactis, the managed service provider for the NECS electronic tendering system.

Express Interest:

To express an interest in tendering for this service, please register on the electronic tendering portal, which can be found at www.proactisplaza.com/supplierportal/?CID=NECS.

Once registered, you will be able to view details of the tender opportunity by selecting the ‘Opportunities’ box, and then searching for ‘Community Dental Services’ (Reference NHSE80). To view further information on this specific tender opportunity, click the button marked ‘show me’. From this area, you will be able to request documents for this tender opportunity.

Please note that it is free to register on the portal, which can be accessed at any time of day as long as you have a working internet connection. If you have any problems registering on the portal, you should contact PROACTIS by Email:Suppliersupport@proactis.com Website:

http://proactis.kayako.com/suppliernetwork/Core/Default/Index (Monday to Friday, 8:30 to 17:00).

Please Note: The closing date for receipt of tenders is 12:00 on 8.3.2017.

North of England Commissioning Support is working for and on behalf of NHS — England (Yorkshire and the Humber) who wish to commission Community Dental Services.

NHS England — North (Yorkshire and the Humber) is seeking to procure high quality Community Dental Services including Epidemiology in Leeds and Wakefield.

The aim of the CDS will be to improve the oral health and reduce the oral health inequalities of people in Yorkshire and The Humber and Bassetlaw who have a physical, sensory, intellectual, mental, medical, psychological and/or emotional or social impairment or disability or more often a combination of these through:

— Providing high quality consultant-led paediatric and special care dentistry to children and adults. This will include children with more complex dental needs.

— Providing high quality dental care to people from vulnerable groups whose needs may not be accommodated in NHS general dental services.

— Through a period of transition over 3 years, transfer patients with lower levels of complexity assessed using the case mix tool into NHS general dental services so their care can be managed by primary care dental teams.

— Through a Co-procurement process Deliver the fieldwork for Public Health England's Dental Public Health Epidemiology Programme where commissioned by local authorities.

The Community Dental Services will work closely the relevant clinical networks, commissioners and primary and secondary providers to ensure appropriate timely, effective and safe Community Dental Service for the treatment of the eligible local population. Work via the clinical networks to take part in the development of the Referral Management System.

The basic principles that mirror that of the Open procedure will be followed for this procurement to test the capacity, capability, and technical competence of tenderers in accordance with The Public Contracts Regulations 2015, ensuring a fair, open and transparent process in accordance with NHS (Procurement, Patient Choice and Competition) (No 2) Regulations 2013.

Under the Public Services (Social Value) Act 2012 the Contracting Authority must consider:

(a) How what is proposed to be procured might improve the economic, social and environmental well-being of the area where it exercises its functions, and

(b) How, in conducting the process of procurement, it might act with a view to securing that improvement.

Accordingly, the subject matter of the contract has been scoped to take into account the priorities of the Contracting Authority relating to economic, social and environmental well-being.

NECS is utilising an electronic tendering system to manage this procurement and communicate with potential providers. Accordingly, there will be no hard copy documents issued to potential providers and all communications with NECS, including your tender submission, will be conducted via the portal www.proactisplaza.com/supplierportal/?CID=NECS hosted by Proactis, the managed service provider for the NECS electronic tendering system.

Once registered, you will be able to view details of the tender opportunity by selecting the ‘Opportunities’ box, and then searching for ‘Community Dental Services’ (Reference NHSE80). To view further information on this specific tender opportunity, click the button marked ‘show me’. From this area, you will be able to request documents for this tender opportunity.

Please note that it is free to register on the portal, which can be accessed at any time of day as long as you have a working internet connection. If you have any problems registering on the portal, you should contact PROACTIS by Email:Suppliersupport@proactis.com Website:

http://proactis.kayako.com/suppliernetwork/Core/Default/Index (Monday to Friday, 8:30 to 17:00).

Please Note: The closing date for receipt of tenders is 12:00 on 8.3.2017.

North of England Commissioning Support is working for and on behalf of NHS — England (Yorkshire and the Humber) who wish to commission Community Dental Services.

NHS England — North (Yorkshire and the Humber) is seeking to procure high quality Community Dental Services in North Yorkshire and York (excluding Craven).

The aim of the CDS will be to improve the oral health and reduce the oral health inequalities of people in Yorkshire and The Humber and Bassetlaw who have a physical, sensory, intellectual, mental, medical, psychological and/or emotional or social impairment or disability or more often a combination of these through:

— Providing high quality consultant-led paediatric and special care dentistry to children and adults. This will include children with more complex dental needs.

— Providing high quality dental care to people from vulnerable groups whose needs may not be accommodated in NHS general dental services.

— Deliver in the community setting high quality care for residents at Askham Grange.

— Through a period of transition over three years, transfer patients with lower levels of complexity assessed using the case mix tool into NHS general dental services so their care can be managed by primary care dental teams.

The Community Dental Services will work closely the relevant clinical networks, commissioners and primary and secondary providers to ensure appropriate timely, effective and safe Community Dental Service for the treatment of the eligible local population. Work via the clinical networks to take part in the development of the Referral Management System.

The basic principles that mirror that of the Open procedure will be followed for this procurement to test the capacity, capability, and technical competence of tenderers in accordance with The Public Contracts Regulations 2015, ensuring a fair, open and transparent process in accordance with NHS (Procurement, Patient Choice and Competition) (No 2) Regulations 2013.

Under the Public Services (Social Value) Act 2012 the Contracting Authority must consider:

(a) How what is proposed to be procured might improve the economic, social and environmental well-being of the area where it exercises its functions, and

(b) How, in conducting the process of procurement, it might act with a view to securing that improvement.

Accordingly, the subject matter of the contract has been scoped to take into account the priorities of the Contracting Authority relating to economic, social and environmental well-being.

NECS is utilising an electronic tendering system to manage this procurement and communicate with potential providers. Accordingly, there will be no hard copy documents issued to potential providers and all communications with NECS, including your tender submission, will be conducted via the portal www.proactisplaza.com/supplierportal/?CID=NECS hosted by Proactis, the managed service provider for the NECS electronic tendering system.

Once registered, you will be able to view details of the tender opportunity by selecting the ‘Opportunities’ box, and then searching for ‘Community Dental Services’ (Reference NHSE80). To view further information on this specific tender opportunity, click the button marked ‘show me’. From this area, you will be able to request documents for this tender opportunity.

Please note that it is free to register on the portal, which can be accessed at any time of day as long as you have a working internet connection. If you have any problems registering on the portal, you should contact PROACTIS by Email:Suppliersupport@proactis.com Website:

http://proactis.kayako.com/suppliernetwork/Core/Default/Index (Monday to Friday, 8:30 to 17:00).

Please Note: The closing date for receipt of tenders is 12:00 on 8.3.2017.

North of England Commissioning Support is working for and on behalf of NHS — England (Yorkshire and the Humber) who wish to commission Community Dental Services.

NHS England — North (Yorkshire and the Humber) is seeking to procure high quality Community Dental Services in North East Lincolnshire, North Lincolnshire, East Riding of Yorkshire and Hull.

The aim of the CDS will be to improve the oral health and reduce the oral health inequalities of people in Yorkshire and The Humber and Bassetlaw who have a physical, sensory, intellectual, mental, medical, psychological and/or emotional or social impairment or disability or more often a combination of these through:

— Providing high quality consultant-led paediatric and special care dentistry to children and adults. This will include children with more complex dental needs.

— Providing high quality dental care to people from vulnerable groups whose needs may not be accommodated in NHS general dental services.

— Through a period of transition over three years, transfer patients with lower levels of complexity assessed using the case mix tool into NHS general dental services so their care can be managed by primary care dental teams.

— Through a Co-procurement process Deliver the fieldwork for Public Health England's Dental Public Health Epidemiology Programme where commissioned by local authorities.

The Community Dental Services will work closely the relevant clinical networks, commissioners and primary and secondary providers to ensure appropriate timely, effective and safe Community Dental Service for the treatment of the eligible local population. Work via the clinical networks to take part in the development of the Referral Management System.

The basic principles that mirror that of the Open procedure will be followed for this procurement to test the capacity, capability, and technical competence of tenderers in accordance with The Public Contracts Regulations 2015, ensuring a fair, open and transparent process in accordance with NHS (Procurement, Patient Choice and Competition) (No 2) Regulations 2013.

Under the Public Services (Social Value) Act 2012 the Contracting Authority must consider:

(a) How what is proposed to be procured might improve the economic, social and environmental well-being of the area where it exercises its functions, and

(b) How, in conducting the process of procurement, it might act with a view to securing that improvement.

Accordingly, the subject matter of the contract has been scoped to take into account the priorities of the Contracting Authority relating to economic, social and environmental well-being.

NECS is utilising an electronic tendering system to manage this procurement and communicate with potential providers. Accordingly, there will be no hard copy documents issued to potential providers and all communications with NECS, including your tender submission, will be conducted via the portal www.proactisplaza.com/supplierportal/?CID=NECS hosted by Proactis, the managed service provider for the NECS electronic tendering system.

Once registered, you will be able to view details of the tender opportunity by selecting the ‘Opportunities’ box, and then searching for ‘Community Dental Services’ (Reference NHSE80). To view further information on this specific tender opportunity, click the button marked ‘show me’. From this area, you will be able to request documents for this tender opportunity.

Please note that it is free to register on the portal, which can be accessed at any time of day as long as you have a working internet connection. If you have any problems registering on the portal, you should contact PROACTIS by Email:Suppliersupport@proactis.com Website:

http://proactis.kayako.com/suppliernetwork/Core/Default/Index (Monday to Friday, 8:30 to 17:00).

Please Note: The closing date for receipt of tenders is 12:00 on 8.3.2017.

North of England Commissioning Support is working for and on behalf of NHS — England (Yorkshire and the Humber) who wish to commission Community Dental Services.

NHS England — North (Yorkshire and the Humber) is seeking to procure high quality Community Dental Services and Epidemiology Services in Sheffield, Rotherham, Doncaster, Barnsley and Bassetlaw.

The aim of the CDS will be to improve the oral health and reduce the oral health inequalities of people in Yorkshire and The Humber and Bassetlaw who have a physical, sensory, intellectual, mental, medical, psychological and/or emotional or social impairment or disability or more often a combination of these through:

— Providing high quality consultant-led paediatric and special care dentistry to children and adults. This will include children with more complex dental needs.

— Providing high quality dental care to people from vulnerable groups whose needs may not be accommodated in NHS general dental services.

— Through a period of transition over three years, transfer patients with lower levels of complexity assessed using the case mix tool into NHS general dental services so their care can be managed by primary care dental teams.

— Through a Co-procurement process Deliver the fieldwork for Public Health England's Dental Public Health Epidemiology Programme where commissioned by local authorities.

— Deliver in the community setting high quality care for prisoners from Hatfield and Lakes prison (Hatfield prisoners only).

The Community Dental Services will work closely the relevant clinical networks, commissioners and primary and secondary providers to ensure appropriate timely, effective and safe Community Dental Service for the treatment of the eligible local population. Work via the clinical networks to take part in the development of the Referral Management System.

The basic principles that mirror that of the Open procedure will be followed for this procurement to test the capacity, capability, and technical competence of tenderers in accordance with The Public Contracts Regulations 2015, ensuring a fair, open and transparent process in accordance with NHS (Procurement, Patient Choice and Competition) (No 2) Regulations 2013.

Under the Public Services (Social Value) Act 2012 the Contracting Authority must consider:

(a) How what is proposed to be procured might improve the economic, social and environmental well-being of the area where it exercises its functions, and

(b) How, in conducting the process of procurement, it might act with a view to securing that improvement.

Accordingly, the subject matter of the contract has been scoped to take into account the priorities of the Contracting Authority relating to economic, social and environmental well-being.

NECS is utilising an electronic tendering system to manage this procurement and communicate with potential providers. Accordingly, there will be no hard copy documents issued to potential providers and all communications with NECS, including your tender submission, will be conducted via the portal www.proactisplaza.com/supplierportal/?CID=NECS hosted by Proactis, the managed service provider for the NECS electronic tendering system.

Once registered, you will be able to view details of the tender opportunity by selecting the ‘Opportunities’ box, and then searching for ‘Community Dental Services’ (Reference NHSE80). To view further information on this specific tender opportunity, click the button marked ‘show me’. From this area, you will be able to request documents for this tender opportunity.

Please note that it is free to register on the portal, which can be accessed at any time of day as long as you have a working internet connection. If you have any problems registering on the portal, you should contact PROACTIS by Email:Suppliersupport@proactis.com Website:

http://proactis.kayako.com/suppliernetwork/Core/Default/Index (Monday to Friday, 8:30 to 17:00).

Please Note: The closing date for receipt of tenders is 12:00 on 8.3.2017.