Diagnostic Sets Tender

Diagnostic Sets Tender

NHSGG&C estimates that it will require to purchase between 250-350 wall and roll stand mounted diagnostic sets (Total, not of each) and in anticipation of considerable interest in this opportunity invites expressions of interest from suitably qualified suppliers and completion of this Pre-Qualification Questionnaire in order to be considered further.

United Kingdom-Glasgow: Diagnostic devices

2014/S 143-256572

Contract notice

Supplies

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde
1st Floor Catering Modular Building, Southern General Hospital, 1345 Govan Road
Contact point(s): Procurement Equipping Team
For the attention of: Nick Cleary
G51 4TF Glasgow
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1412327868
E-mail: nick.cleary@ggc.scot.nhs.uk

Internet address(es):

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA10722

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:

NSGH – Diagnostic Sets.

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

Supplies
Purchase
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: New South Glasgow Adult and Children’s Hospital, Glasgow.

NUTS code UKM34

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)

Two new hospitals, an Adult (1109 Beds) and a Children’s (256 Beds) have been constructed within the campus of the existing Southern General Hospital Glasgow. Both buildings will be equipped in the period 26 January to 23.4.2014. Due to the size of the buildings and the range and volumes of equipment being procured it is essential that we plan and scheduled all Procurement activity in advance to ensure that the equipping process can be completed to programme.
NHSGG&C estimates that it will require to purchase between 250-350 wall and roll stand mounted diagnostic sets (Total, not of each) and in anticipation of considerable interest in this opportunity invites expressions of interest from suitably qualified suppliers and completion of this Pre-Qualification Questionnaire in order to be considered further.
While individual requirements and delivery protocols will be covered within the Invitation to Tender (if invited) the successful supplier must oversee all aspects of the project.
The draft Specification is attached to assist suppliers with determining whether they can meet the specification. Only those suppliers shortlisted will be invited to submit offers and thus no pricing should be provided at this time. Failure to comply could result in elimination from the process.

Note: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Public Contracts Scotland Web Site athttp://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=313848

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

331241003310000033000000

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

Variants will be accepted: no
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract

II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

As detailed within the Pre-Qualification Questionnaire and subsequent Invitation to Tender, but currently between 250 – 350 wall and roll stand mounted diagnostic sets (Total, not of each).

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no

II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: no

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

Starting 1.11.2014. Completion 31.10.2015

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:

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

Joint and Several Liability.

III.1.4)Other particular conditions

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: yes
Description of particular conditions: All future orders will be placed with deliveries being completed in one of 2 ways:
a. For low value / low volume orders the requirement will be to delivery to site only.
b. For high value / high volume orders the requirement will include the delivery to the site, unpacking and placement of equipment within the building. If the equipment requires assembly Suppliers will be required to complete this task and to manage and dispose of any waste or packing materials.
Each supplier will be advised of the required service (a or b) prior to any order being placed.
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: AS detailed within the Pre-Qualification Questionnaire.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: As detailed within the Pre Qualification Questionnaire.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
(1) Samples, descriptions and/or photographs, the authenticity of which must be certified if the contracting authority so requests.
(2) A statement of the principal goods sold or services provided by the supplier or the services provider in the past 3 years, detailing the dates on which the goods were sold or the services provided; the consideration received; the identity of the person to whom the goods were sold or the services were provided.
(3) A check may be carried out by the contracting authority or by a competent official body of the State in which the candidate is established, to verify the technical capacity of the candidate; and if relevant, on the candidates study and research facilities and quality control measures.
(4) An indication of the proportion of the contract which the services provider intends possibly to subcontract.
(5) A list of works carried out over the past 5 years, detailing the value of the consideration received; when and where the work or works were carried out; and whether they were carried out according to the rules of the trade or profession and properly completed.
AS detailed within the Pre Qualification Questionnaire and subsequent Invitation to Tender.
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 minimum number 5: and maximum number 7
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: Completion and submission of the attached questionnaire. It is used to allow us to identify a number of suitably qualified and experienced candidates who will be invited to submit a tender for this competition. Questionnaires will be scored based on the criteria in Part H and the top 5 scoring candidates will normally be taken forward to the ITT stage increasing to 6 or 7 should their scoring be equal to or less than 5 % below that of the 5th highest score. Any candidates who score under 50 % in either the Financial Status section OR the Service Operation and Quality section will be deemed not to meet the organisations requirements and will not be taken forward to the ITT regardless of the number of candidates.
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:
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

25.8.2014 – 12:00

IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

28.8.2014

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

This Procurement relates to the purchase of Diagnostic Sets only. Further Procurement opportunities relating to the equipping of the New South Glasgow Hospitals will be advertised as required.
(SC Ref:313848)
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: The Authority shall notify all economic operators of its decision to award the contract by electronic mail as soon as possible after a decision has been made to conclude the contract, and shall allow a period of at least 10 clear calendar days (at least 15 in the event that the communication method used by any relevant party is not electronic), before contract is awarded. Unsuccessful economic operators shall be provided in that notice with a summary of the reasons why the economic operator was unsuccessful and the characteristics and relative advantages of the successful economic operator. An economic operator that suffers, or risks suffering, loss or damage attributable to a breach of duty under the Public Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2006 (SSI 2006/1) (as amended) may bring proceedings in the Sheriff Court or the Court of Session.
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

24.7.2014

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