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NURSING DIRECT SERVICES

Solicitation number HT360-123541/C

Publication date

Closing date and time 2013/10/28 14:00 EDT

Last amendment date


    Description
    Trade Agreement: Set-Aside Program for Aboriginal Business (SPAB)
    Tendering Procedures: All interested suppliers may submit a bid
    Attachment: YES (MERX) Electronic
    Competitive Procurement Strategy: Best Overall  Proposal
    Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement: No
    Nature of Requirements: 
    TITLE
    Nursing Services for Remote, Isolated and Semi-Isolated First
    Nations Communities in Manitoba, Ontario and Quebec, for Health
    Canada (HC).
    
    INTRODUCTION
    The Department of Public Works and Government Services Canada
    (PWGSC) is soliciting bids from Bidders, on behalf of Health
    Canada, for the provision of Nursing Services for Remote,
    Isolated and Semi-Isolated First Nations Communities in
    Manitoba, Ontario and Quebec on an "as and when requested basis.
    
    DESCRIPTION OF REQUIREMENT
    The Department of Health Canada (HC) is seeking the services of
    three Contractors for the provision and management of a
    workforce of nurses to supplement internal HC resources on an as
    and when requested basis, at different remote, semi-isolated and
    isolated locations of First Nations in the provinces of
    Manitoba, Ontario and Quebec. The contracted services will
    include primary health care and hospital nursing service
    requirements.
     
    The services provided by the Contractor will encompass the care
    of patients and the provision of assistance to medical doctors
    in the treatment of illness, the conduct of programs designed to
    promote health and prevent diseases, and the provision of
    advice. The services may also include direct patient care to
    individuals, families and groups in the home and community, and
    consultation, dependent upon the demands of individual task
    authorization.
    
    Each contract will also include an option to acquire Nursing
    Services for additional regions.  The Contracting Authority can
    also add additional clients from time to time, which may include
    any Government Department, Departmental Corporation or Agency,
    or other Canada entity described in the Financial Administration
    Act (as amended from time to time), and any other party Public
    Works and Government Services Canada (PWGSC) has been authorized
    to act from time to time under section 16 of the Department of
    Public Works and Government Act. 
    
    Each contract is expected to be awarded for a three-year initial
    period, plus five one-year option periods.
    
    There is a security requirement associated with this
    requirement.  For additional information, consult Part 6 -
    Security, Financial and Other Requirements, and Part 7 -
    Resulting Contract Clauses.  Bidders should consult the
    "Security Requirements for PWGSC Bid Solicitations -
    Instructions for Bidders"
    (http://www.tpsgc-pwgsc.gc.ca/app-acq/lc-pl/lc-pl-eng.html#a31)
    document on the Departmental Standard Procurement Documents web
    site.
    
    Bidders should note that pursuant to section 01 of Standard
    Instructions 2003, they must comply with the Code of Conduct for
    Procurement. Also, as stated in sub-article 4 of section 01 of
    Standard Instructions 2003, bidders must provide a list of
    names, or other related information as needed. 
    
    Bidders in receipt of a pension or a lump sum payment must
    provide the required information as detailed in article 3 of
    Part 2 of the bid solicitation.
    
    There is a Federal Contractors Program (FCP) for employment
    equity requirement associated with this procurement; see Part 5
    - Certifications, Part 7- Resulting Contract Clauses and the
    annex named Federal Contractors Program for Employment Equity -
    Certification.
    
    This procurement is set aside under the federal government's
    Procurement Strategy for Aboriginal Business (PSAB).
    Non-Aboriginal businesses may submit a bid in response to this
    Bid Solicitation, but will be considered only if less than three
    bids are submitted by Aboriginal Businesses or less than three
    bids submitted by Aboriginal Businesses are deemed responsive,
    as per the evaluation process detailed in Part 4 of this
    document.
    
    The requirement is subject to a preference for Canadian services.
    
    COMMUNICATIONS DURING THE PERIOD OF THE BID SOLICITATION
    
    To ensure the integrity of the competitive bid process,
    enquiries and other communications regarding the RFP, must
    directed only to the Contracting Authority identified below.
    Failure to comply with this paragraph may (for that reason
    alone) result in the disqualification of the bid.
    
    CONTRACTING AUTHORITY
    
    Hana Benabdallah
    Telephone:	(819) 956-3333
    email:		hana.benabdallah@tpsgc-pwgsc.gc.ca
    
    ***** Note: Do not submit proposals to the above PWGSC contact
    *****
    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.

    Contract duration

    Refer to the description above for full details.

    Trade agreements

    • Set-Aside Program for Aboriginal Business (SPAB)

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    Contact information

    Contracting organization

    Organization
    Public Works and Government Services Canada
    Address
    11 Laurier St, Phase III, Place du Portage
    Gatineau, Quebec, K1A 0S5
    Canada
    Contracting authority
    Benabdallah, Hana
    Phone
    (819) 956-3333 ( )
    Address
    Place du Portage, Phase III, 12C1
    11 Laurier St./11 rue, Laurier
    Gatineau
    Gatineau, Gatineau, K1A 0S5

    Buying organization(s)

    Organization
    Health Canada
    Address
    Address Locator 0900C2
    Ottawa, Ontario, K1A 0K9
    Canada
    Bidding details

    Full details regarding this tender opportunity are available in the documents below. Click on the document name to download the file. Contact the contracting officer if you have any questions regarding these documents.

    Tender documents
    Document title Amendment no. Language Unique downloads Date added
    French
    2
    French
    4
    French
    3
    French
    6
    005
    French
    3
    000
    French
    22
    004
    French
    8
    002
    French
    7
    006
    French
    4
    French
    3
    003
    French
    3
    French
    1
    French
    2
    001
    French
    8
    English
    5
    English
    2
    English
    5
    000
    English
    124
    002
    English
    16
    004
    English
    10
    English
    4
    English
    3
    English
    15
    003
    English
    10
    001
    English
    36
    006
    English
    30
    005
    English
    9
    English
    9
    English
    4

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    Summary information

    Notice type
    Request for Proposal
    Language(s)
    English, French
    Region(s) of delivery
    Manitoba
    ,
    Ontario (except NCR)
    ,
    Quebec (except NCR)
    Commodity - GSIN
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