Block Purchase Bed Commission Greater Manchester

Block Purchase Bed Commission Greater Manchester

NHS ALW wish to commission 20 block purchase beds for the health economy from Monday 19.11.2012 to Sunday 24.2.2013, a period of 14 calendar weeks over the winter period.

UK-Salford: miscellaneous health services

2012/S 155-259131

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Greater Manchester Procurement
NHS Greater Manchester, St James House, Pendleton Way
For the attention of: Victoria Mataitonga
M6 5FW Salford
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1612125124
E-mail: victoria.mataitonga@nhs.net

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
Other: Primary Care Trust
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: yes

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
NHS Ashton, Leigh & Wigan Winter Step Down Beds 2012-13.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Services
Service category No 27: Other services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: UK.
NUTS code UKD3
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

Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in months: 3
Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement

Estimated value excluding VAT: 0 GBP

II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
The NHS Ashton, Leigh and Wigan (NHS ALW) health economy has commissioned step down beds as part of the urgent care infrastructure in NHS ALW over the winter period for the last 3 years. This additional bed capacity has supported the maintenance of a safe NHS ALW urgent care system and improved patient flow during times of acute bed pressures over the winter period.
NHS ALW wish to commission 20 block purchase beds for the health economy from Monday 19.11.2012 to Sunday 24.2.2013, a period of 14 calendar weeks over the winter period.
The beds will be available to patients who have been assessed as requiring 1-10 days additional inpatient care and who have been medically discharged from the acute care facility. Strict gate-keeping, monitoring and inclusion / exclusion criteria will be established for patients accessing this facility.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85140000, 85000000, 85100000

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no
II.1.8)Lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.1.9)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
II.2.2)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.3)Information about renewals
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion
in days: 98 (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:

Details will be included in the procurement documentation available for download from EU supply eTendering portal: https://nhssbs.eu-supply.com (Tender Ref 13556).

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

Details will be included in the procurement documentation available for download from EU supply eTendering portal: https://nhssbs.eu-supply.com (Tender Ref 13556).

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

Details will be included in the procurement documentation available for download from EU supply eTendering portal: https://nhssbs.eu-supply.com (Tender Ref 13556).

III.1.4)Other particular conditions
The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: no
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: Details will be included in the procurement documentation available for download from EU supply eTendering portal: https//nhssbs.eu-supply.om (Tender Ref 13556).
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Details will be included in the procurement documentation available for download from EU supply eTendering portal: https//nhssbs.eu-supply.om (Tender Ref 13556).
III.2.3)Technical capacity
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
Details will be included in the procurement documentation available for download from EU supply eTendering portal: https//nhssbs.eu-supply.om (Tender Ref 13556).
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession
Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession: no
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service
Legal persons should indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff responsible for the execution of the service: no

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Open
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate
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 in the specifications, in the invitation to tender or to negotiate or in the descriptive document
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:
Tender Reference Number 13556
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
no
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
1.10.2012 – 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 tenders
Date: 1.10.2012 – 12:00
Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: no

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
VI.3)Additional information
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VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: OJEU procedures include a minimum 10 calendar day standstill period from when information on the award of the contract is communicated to bidders.
This period allows unsuccessful bidders to seek further debriefing from the contracting authority before the contract is entered into.
Such information should be requested from NHS Greater Manchester Procurement.
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:9.8.2012

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