Clinical Trials For Blood Testing NHS Blood and Transplant

Clinical Trials For Blood Testing NHS Blood and Transplant

Every year we collect, test, process, store and issue approximately 2 million blood donations and we ensure that all products we supply meet all quality and regulatory requirements and are safe for patient use.

UK-Bristol: blood analysers

2012/S 164-272475

Prior information notice

Supplies

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

NHS Blood and Transplant
North Bristol Park, Filton
For the attention of: Hannah Evans
BS34 7QH Bristol
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: Hannah.evans@nhsbt.nhs.uk

Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

I.2)Type of the contracting authority
National or federal agency/office
I.3)Main activity
Health
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities

Section II.B: Object of the contract (Supplies or services)

II.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
Clinical Trials For Blood Testing.
II.2)Type of contract and place of delivery or of performance
Supplies
NHSBT sites in England and North Wales.
NUTS code UK
II.3)Information on framework agreement
II.4)Short description of nature and quantity or value of supplies or services:
NHS Blood and Transplant is a Special Health Authority, responsible for the provision of blood components and tissues and a range of associated specialist laboratory and patient therapeutic services to hospitals in England and North Wales. Every year we collect, test, process, store and issue approximately 2 million blood donations and we ensure that all products we supply meet all quality and regulatory requirements and are safe for patient use.
Within the Supply Chain directorate of the Authority, the testing function performs a wide range of testing; these include:
— the large-scale serological screening of blood and tissue donations for microbiological markers such as HBsAg, anti-HCV, combined HIV antigen/antibody, syphilis antibody, anti-HTLV and anti-CMV; smaller scale screening for malaria antibodies, antibodies to T.cruzi (Chagas disease), and anti-HBc and anti-HBs on selected donations,
— the large scale NAT screening of blood and tissue donations for HIV, HBV and HCV viral Nucleic Acid,
— the large scale Blood grouping of blood and tissue donations,
— the extended Phenotyping/Genotying of Blood donations.
NHSBT would like to inform potential suppliers that the Authority would be interested in partaking in clinical trials, collaborative studies and evaluations of new technology or systems.
Studies would have to be relevant to this particular business area and the Authority will reserve the right to choose which studies they agree to take part in based on relevance to the business and availability of resource etc. to carryout the study.
Please note: Participation in a clinical trial this does not give any supplier an advantage in a tender situation and the Authority is bound to follow the OJEU procedures.
Acceptance to participate in a clinical trial does not bind the Authrity to purchase or enter in to an agreement with any supplier.
II.5)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

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II.6)Scheduled date for start of award procedures
II.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
II.8)Additional information:

If you are intersted in participating then please email hannah.evans@nhsbt.nhs.uk and include a brief outline of your proposed system and how it is relevant to the Authority.

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Information about reserved contracts

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about European Union funds
VI.2)Additional information:
VI.3)Information on general regulatory framework

VI.4)Date of dispatch of this notice:23.8.2012

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