Audiology Service Contract
George Eliot Hospital requires an Audiology outpatient and a newborn hearing screening service.
United Kingdom-Nuneaton: Medical hospital services
Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)
George Eliot Hospital NHS Trust
For the attention of: Price Steve
CV10 7DJ Nuneaton
Telephone: +44 2476865271
Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)
Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)
Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: The above mentioned contact point(s)
I.2)Type of the contracting authority
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities
Section II: Object of the contract
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Service category No 25: Health and social services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: George Eliot Hospital, Nuneaton, Warwickshire.
NUTS code UKG13
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
The acute contract for the Audiology outpatient will include requirements for both adults and paediatrics including diagnostics and screening services. The contract shall be for an initial period of 3 years with the option to extend for an additional 2 years in 12 month increments.
The contract will be comprised of 3 parts under a single Lot:
— Any Qualified Provider (AQP) service,
— Newborn hearing screening service.
A contract value is not stated as George Eliot Hospital deem it the responsibility of the shortlisted bidders to competitively bid against the requirements that shall be stated with the ‘invitation to tender’ document, however the contract value is deemed substantial.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)
II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
II.1.9)Information about variants
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
3 year contract with potential 2 x 12 month extensions.
II.2.3)Information about renewals
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
How to express interest in this tender:
1. Register your company on the e-Sourcing portal. (This is only required once):
— Browse to the e-Sourcing portal: https://www.nhssourcing.co.uk and click the link to register.
— Accept the terms and conditions and click ‘continue’.
— Enter your correct business and user details.
— Note the username you chose and click ‘Save’ when complete.
— You will shortly receive an email with your unique password. (Please keep this secure).
2. Express an Interest in the tender:
— Login to the portal with the username/password.
— Click the ‘PQQs / ITTs Open To All Suppliers’ link. (These are pre qualification questionnaires or invitations to tender open to any registered supplier).
— Click on the relevant PQQ/ ITT to access the content.
— Click the ‘Express Interest’ button at the top of the page.
— This will move the PQQ /ITT into your ‘My PQQs/ My ITTs’ page. (This is a secure area reserved for your projects only).
—You can now access any attachments by clicking ‘Buyer Attachments’ in the ‘PQQ/ ITT Details’ box.
3. Responding to the tender:
— Click ‘My Response’ under ‘PQQ/ ITT Details’, you can choose to ‘Create Response’ or to ‘Decline to Respond’. (Please give a reason if declining).
— You can now use the ‘Messages’ function to communicate with the buyer and seek any clarification.
— Note the deadline for completion, then follow the onscreen instructions to complete the PQQ/ ITT.
— There may be a mixture of online and offline actions for you to perform. (There is detailed online help available).
— You must then submit your reply using the ‘Submit Response’ button at the top of the page.
If you require any further assistance, please consult the online help or contact the e-Tendering help desk.
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: Stated in PQQ document.
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up
Section VI: Complementary information
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: