UK-Middlesbrough: Dental-practice services.

UK-Middlesbrough: Dental-practice services.

Preliminary Questions
This notice is for prior information only: Yes
This notice aims at reducing time-limits for receipt of tenders: No
This notice is a call for competition: No

Section I: Contracting Authority

I.1) Name and addresses:
Teesside University
Borough Road, Middlesbrough, TS1 3BA, United Kingdom
Tel. +44 1642342166, Email:
Contact: Procurement
Main Address:, Address of the buyer profile:
Specifications and additional documents: As Above
I.2) Joint procurement:
The contract involves joint procurement: No.
The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body: No .

I.3) Communication
Further information can be obtained from: the above mentioned 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 - 1
II.1.1) Title: Teesside University Dental Facility
Reference number: 18.57
II.1.2) Common Procurement Vocabulary:
85131000 - Dental-practice services.
II.1.3) Type of contract: SERVICES
II.1.4) Short description:
The School of Health & Social Care at Teesside University has a fully equipped Student Dental Facility (SDF) that offers a wide range of free dental treatments including oral hygiene, dietary advice, routine scale and polish and extensive periodontal treatments to a current population of approximately 3,000 patients. The SDF is Care Quality Commission (CQC) approved.The SDF provides a placement opportunity for students studying the Certificate in Dental Nursing and BSc (Hons) Dental Hygiene and Dental Therapy courses to achieve the skills and competencies needed to complete their studies. The students currently provide free dental treatments to Teesside University staff and students as well as the wider community in the Tees Valley area. The University is seeking to lease its Dental estate to an external organisation in relation to fully taking over management of the SDF.
II.1.5) Estimated total value:
Value excluding VAT (give figures only) : 1 - GBP
II.1.6) Information about lots:
This contract is divided into lots: No
Maximum number of lots that may be awarded to one tenderer: Not Provided
The contracting authority reserves the right to award contracts combining the following lots or groups of lots: Not Provided

II.2) Lot Description
II.2.3) Place of performance:
Region Codes:
UKC1 - Tees Valley and Durham
II.2.4) Description of the procurement:
This would involve strategically managing the SDF including staffing capacity, policies and procedures and financial performance to enable the SDF to remain a safe, sustainable and secure environment. A significant part of the agreement would be to work in partnership with the University so that Dental students would still have full access to the SDF to gain practical experience within it.
The University would be committed to work in partnership with the Dental organisation to develop a portfolio of Continuing Professional Development (CPD) for delivery to the wider Dental community, as well as the development of new dental professional courses utilising the expertise of practice colleagues as well as academic staff.
If you would be interested in finding out more about this opportunity and view the facilities, please contact:
by Friday 1st February 2019 Mrs Marion Grieves, Dean of School of Health & Social Care
Telephone: 01642 384962 or
II.2.14) Additional information
The University, having taken advice from Queen's Counsel, has reviewed its governance and income as stated in previous audited financial statements and determined that it is not a ‘contracting authority’ for the purposes of EU public procurement regime as implemented by the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (as amended). This will apply from 1st August 2018. This is a voluntary publication.

II.3) Estimated Date of publication

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1) Description
IV.1.8) Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA )
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA) - NO

Section VI: Complementary Information
VI.3) Additional Information:
For more information about this opportunity, please visit the Delta eSourcing portal at:

To respond to this opportunity, please click here:
GO-201912-PRO-13815537 TKR-201912-PRO-13815536

VI.5) Date Of Dispatch Of This Notice: 02/01/2019