Bariatric Equipment Rental Contract

Bariatric Equipment Rental Contract

County Durham and Darlington NHS Foundation Trust is looking to contract for rental of adhoc Bariatric Equipment.

United Kingdom-Durham: Miscellaneous medical devices and products

2016/S 029-047034

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

County Durham Procurement Consortium on behalf of County Durham and Darlington NHS Foundation Trust
Bede House, Belmont Business Park
For the attention of: Amanda McElroy
DH1 5TW Durham
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1913332614
E-mail: amandamcelroy@nhs.net

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://www.cddft.nhs.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.cardea.nhs.uk

Electronic access to information:https://www.cardea.nhs.uk/cardea/DisplayModules/TradeModules/Negotiations/Opportunities/ViewOpportunityEvent.aspx?EventID=3231&Culture=en-GB

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate:https://www.cardea.nhs.uk/cardea/DisplayModules/TradeModules/Negotiations/Opportunities/ViewOpportunityEvent.aspx?EventID=3231&Culture=en-GB

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

Body governed by public law

I.3)Main activity

Health

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)Description

II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:

Bariatric Rental Equipment Contract.

II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Services

NUTS code UKC

II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)

The notice involves a public contract
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement

II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)

County Durham and Darlington NHS Foundation Trust (CDDFT) is looking to contract for rental of adhoc
Bariatric Equipment. The Trust is 1 of the largest integrated care providers in England, serving a
population of around 600 000 people. CDDFT provides Acute services at 2 sites which are Darlington
Memorial Hospital and University Hospital of North Durham. Core services at each of these sites include
Accident and Emergency; acute medicine, critical care; emergency and planned surgery; orthopaedics; women
and children’s services and a full range of support, diagnostic services and outpatients. The Trust also
provides local hospital services within the community at Bishop Auckland General Hospital, Shotley Bridge
Community Hospital, Chester-Le-Street Community Hospital, Richardson Community Hospital, Weardale
and Sedgefield Community Hospital and 80 other community based locations, as well as providing care in
patients’ homes. CDDFT is looking to source a supplier to provide rental of Bariatric moving and handling
equipment which will include the following products: Bariatric Bed, Bariatric Static Mattress, Bariatric
Dynamic Mattress, Bariatric Seat Cushions, Bariatric Gantry Hoist, Bariatric Sling, Bariatric bed side chairs,
Bariatric attendant controlled shower/commode chair specification. The contract will be for 24 months with
an option to extend for 12 months + 12 months. To participate in this Tender process please access the

following: https://www.cardea.nhs.uk/Cardea/DisplayModules/TradeModules/Negotiations/Opportunities/

ViewOpportunityEvent.aspx?EventID=3231&Culture=en-GB Expressions of interest will close 12:00, 22.3.2016.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

33190000

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes

II.1.8)Lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.1.9)Information about variants
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract

II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

County Durham and Darlington NHS Foundation Trust (CDDFT) is looking to contract for rental of adhoc Bariatric Equipment. The Trust is 1 of the largest integrated care providers in England, serving a population of around 600 000 people. CDDFT provides Acute services at 2 sites which are Darlington Memorial Hospital and University Hospital of North Durham. Core services at each of these sites include Accident and Emergency; acute medicine, critical care; emergency and planned surgery; orthopaedics; women and children’s services and a full range of support, diagnostic services and outpatients. The Trust also provides local hospital services
within the community at Bishop Auckland General Hospital, Shotley Bridge Community Hospital, Chester-Le-Street Community Hospital, Richardson Community Hosptial, Weardale and Sedgefield Community Hospital and 80 other community based locations, as well as providing care in patients’ homes. CDDFT is looking to source a supplier to provide rental of Bariatric moving and handling equipment which will include the following products: Bariatric Bed, Bariatric Static Mattress, Bariatric Dynamic Mattress, Bariatric Seat Cushions, Bariatric Gantry Hoist, Bariatric Sling, Bariatric bed side chairs, Bariatric attendant controlled shower/commode chair specification. The contract will be for 24 months with an option to extend for 12 months + 12 months.

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no

II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: yes

II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Duration in months: 48 (from the award of the contract)

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:

III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

Further details will be provided to those who express interest in this opportunity and/or are invited to tender.

III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

No special legal form is required, but each supplier will be required to become jointly and severally responsible for the contract before acceptance.
III.1.4)Other particular conditions
III.2)Conditions for participation

III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: In accordance with Regulation 58 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 and as set out in the relevant contract documents and other documentation including pre-qualification.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: In accordance with Regulation 58 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
In accordance with Regulation 58 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015.
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Restricted

IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate

Envisaged number of operators: 5
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: Full details of the criteria are detailed in the pre-qualification questionnaire which must be sought and returned by the closing deadline.
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue
IV.2)Award criteria

IV.2.1)Award criteria

The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated below

1. Cost. Weighting 40

2. Proposed approach to providing the service required within this contract. Weighting 10

3. Proposed approach to providing the delivery of equipment required within this contract. Weighting 10

4. Proposed approach to equipment availability/selection of equipment. Weighting 10

5. Proposed approach to cover breakdown/call out for faulty equipment. Weighting 5

6. Proposed approach to how you will maintain the equipment. Weighting 5

7. Proposed approach to training. Weighting 5

8. Proposed approach to providing clinical support throughout this contract. Weighting 5

9. Proposed approach to business continuity. Weighting 5

10. Proposed approach to contingency planning. Weighting 5

IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction

An electronic auction will be used: no
IV.3)Administrative information

IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:

SP1250 Bariatric Rental Equipment
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document

IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

22.3.2016 – 12:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up

English.
IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
VI.2)Information about European Union funds

VI.3)Additional information

To receive more information about this opportunity, including any amendments and/or clarifications and to request any clarifications and/or to respond to this opportunity please follow the link within the description section of this advert, to register your interest to this opportunity you must follow the link within the description section of this advert. Following an expression of interest, the PQQ will be available to complete on the eSourcing system. The PQQ must be returned in accordance with the instructions set out in the PQQ by the time and date indicated. The contracting authority does not bind itself to accept the lowest or any offer and reserves the right to accept an offer in either whole or in part. The contracting authority is not responsible for any costs incurred by bidders in relation to the participation in this process. All figures provided in this notice are approximate. This contract opportunity has not been split into lots due to the Health and Safety/ training required when using the equipment. Also to ensure continuity of service within the Clinical environment and to reduce clinical risk and ensure the safety of patients.
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

9.2.2016

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