Contract Framework to Supply Toothbrushes to NHS Scotland
This contract framework is for the provision of dental products for the NHSS Child Smile programme. Including; Toothbrushes, Toothpaste, Drinking cups including information leaflets.
United Kingdom-Edinburgh: Toothbrushes
Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)
The Common Services Agency (more commonly known as NHS National Services Scotland) (‘the Authority’)
Gyle Square (NSS Head Office), 1 South Gyle Crescent
Contact point(s): Procurement, Facilities and Commisioning
For the attention of: Alex Little
EH12 9EB Edinburgh
Telephone: +44 1698794410
General address of the contracting authority: http://www.nhsscotlandprocurement.scot.nhs.uk/
Address of the buyer profile: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA11883
Electronic access to information: www.publictendersscotland.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk
Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: www.publictendersscotland.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk
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
The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: yes
Golden Jubilee Hospital (National Waiting Times Centre Board)
NHS Ayrshire and Arran
NHS Dumfries and Galloway
NHS Education for Scotland
NHS Forth Valley
NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde
NHS Health Scotland
Healthcare Improvement Scotland
NHS Western Isles
Scottish Ambulance Service
The Common Services Agency for the Scottish Health Service
The State Hospital for Scotland
All entities constituted pursuant to the National Health Service (Scotland) Act 1978, (i.e. all NHS Scotland Health Boards, Special Health Boards and the Authority or other NHS organisation established pursuant to the NHS (Scotland) Act 1978) and any Integrated Joint Boards established pursuant to the new Public Bodies (Joint Working) Scotland Act 2014
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
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: All entities constituted pursuant to the National Health Service (Scotland) Act 1978, (i.e. all NHS Scotland Health Boards, Special Health Boards and the Authority or other NHS organisation established pursuant to the NHS (Scotland) Act 1978) and any Integrated Joint Boards established pursuant to the new Public Bodies (Joint Working) Scotland Act 2014.
NUTS code UKM
II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement
Framework agreement with a single operator
Duration of the framework agreement
Duration in years: 3
Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement
Estimated value excluding VAT: 2 016 000 GBP
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
It also requires the provision of Dental ‘Packs’, which include toothbrushes, toothpaste.
Note: Loose toothbrushes are printed with images.
Note: The buyer is using PCS-Tender to carry out this procurement process. Please note this is a separate website and if you are not already registered, registration will be required.
To access PCS-Tender, record your interest in this notice and access the tender documentation please visithttps://www.publictendersscotland.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk and search for project Code 8735 under ITTs Open to All Suppliers. Please use the Search/Filter function, then select Project Code from the dropdown. Please note that once you have expressed interest in the ITT it will move to your My ITTs area.
For further information on using PCS-Tender, please read the Supplier Response Guide:https://www.publictendersscotland.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/esop/pts-host/public/pts/supplierhelppage/PCS-TSupplierResponseGuide.pdf
If you have already registered on Public Contracts Scotland and PCS-Tender and paired your accounts you can access PCS-Tender through your Public Contracts Scotland Control Panel.
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:
Loose nursery toothbrushes (banded in 10 s) — 597 000 eachs;
Loose primary toothbrushes (banded in 10 s) — 179 200 eachs;
Loose toothpaste (100 ml) — 155 250 eachs;
Feeding cups — 298 500 eachs;
Packs: Age 0 to 3 — 238 800 eachs;
Packs: Age 3 to 6 — 298 500 eachs;
Stickers for racks: — 10 800 pairs;
The budget for this Scottish Goverment funded programme is fixed at 504 000 plus vat per annum for the duration of the framework.
Estimated value excluding VAT: 504 000 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options
Description of these options: One optional twelve month extension is available on this framework at the sole discretion of the Authority.
Provisional timetable for recourse to these options:
in months: 33 (from the award of the contract)
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.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
III.1.4)Other particular conditions
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: Minimum standards applicable as follows;
Product compliance to ISO 20126:2012 — Dentistry. Maunal toothbrushes (or equivalent)
Product compliance to ISO 11609:2010 — Dentistry — Dentifrices — requirements, test methods and marking.
EU COSMETICS REGULATION (EC 1223/2009) — Toothpaste compliance.
See contract tender documents.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
See contract tender documents.
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated below
1. Cost. Weighting 60
2. Functional characteristics. Weighting 30
3. Complaints management. Weighting 10
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:
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
IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 3.8.2015 – 12:00
Gyle Square, 1 South Gyle Crescent, Edinburgh EH12 9EB
Section VI: Complementary information
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: