Domiciliary Care for Children and Young People
Framework agreement for the continuing care of Paediatric patients (0-18) with Long Term Ventilation Needs. MESCG is therefore seeking to procure a framework of contractors who can provide domiciliary care for children and young people aged 0-18 who live in but not exclusive to the East Midlands and who require Long Term Ventilation.UK-Leicester: medical equipments, pharmaceuticals and personal care products
Section I: Contracting authority
Midlands and East Specialised Commissioning Group
Fosse House 6 Smith Way Grove Park, Enderby
For the attention of: Frank Barson
LE19 1SX Leicester
Telephone: +44 1162950904
General address of the contracting authority: https://emprocurenhs.bravosolution.co.uk
Address of the buyer profile: https://emprocurenhs.bravosolution.co.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)
Section II: Object of the contract
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: This framework agreement will include, and be for the benefit of, NHS trusts in England, including acute, foundation, ambulance, care, primary care and mental health trusts, strategic and special health authorities. Please follow the links below to identify specific organisations:
— Acute trusts: http://www.nhs.uk/ServiceDirectories/Pages/AcuteTrustListing.aspx,
— Ambulance trusts: http://www.nhs.uk/ServiceDirectories/Pages/AmbulanceTrustListing.aspx,
— Care trusts: http://www.nhs.uk/ServiceDirectories/Pages/CareTrustListing.aspx,
— Mental health trusts: http://www.nhs.uk/ServiceDirectories/Pages/MentalHealthTrustListing.aspx,
— Primary care trusts: http://www.nhs.uk/servicedirectories/pages/primarycaretrustlisting.aspx,
— Strategic health authorities: http://www.nhs.uk/ServiceDirectories/Pages/StrategicHealthAuthorityListing.aspx,
— Special health authorities: http://www.nhs.uk/ServiceDirectories/Pages/SpecialHealthAuthorityListing.aspx.
This will include any statutory and other successor organisations to any of the foregoing.
[More details of the specific organisations involved in this opportunity will be published during the process.].
NUTS code UK
Duration of the framework agreement
Duration in months: 48
Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 1 000 000 and 5 000 000 GBP
Tenders may be submitted for one lot only
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Any supplier may be disqualified who does not respond to the following in the requisite manner: 1) Entering general supplier information Midlands & East Specialised Commissioning Group utilises the NHS Supplier Information Database (Sid4health) to manage and assess general pre-qualification information in the form of a profile. Candidates are requested to provide their profile in Sid4health as follows: (i) Candidates must obtain a Dun & Bradstreet (D&B) D-U-N-S® Number to enable registration on sid4health. This normally is provided within 48 hours but may take up to 5 days*, so please ensure this step is completed as soon as possible. The D-U-N-S® Number is the standard supplier coding for the NHS and must be obtained for use in all trading with the NHS. Check to see if your company has a D-U-N-S® Number on the sid4health registration page. * The D-U-N-S® Number registration turnaround time quoted is for UK subjects. Non UK subjects (businesses registered outside of the UK), should use www.dnb.com and choose the country in which the business is registered from the selection at the top of the Home page and then search for DUNS request form. If unable to find a DUNS request form please contact the local Customer Services team. Turnaround times will vary from country to country. (ii) Candidates should register on Sid4health at www.sid4health.nhs.uk/home.action and submit their Sid4health company profile for publication to the system. Select the Register Organisation on the left of the page and then select Organisation Type supplier. Key in details as shown to search for your D-U-N-S® Number. If you are not on their database click on the link at the bottom of the page to obtain a number from D&B. (iii) Once registration has been authorised by the sid4health administrator and after receiving logon details, access the Profile Management area and create and validate your sid4health company profile. (Candidates must publish at least one validated profile to make their profile available for buyers to view generally – see the Help page on sid4health within Profile Management for more details). (iv) Candidates should ensure all the mandatory fields of their sid4health profile are completed. Failure to comply with the completion of all mandatory fields could result in the elimination from the procurement process. D&B data will be supplied automatically by D&B. (v) Once a candidate has ensured that all the required fields are completed and the profile has been validated, they must add the profile to the Request to Participate list (include the name and number of the PQQ or ITT here). Select ‘View all request to participate lists’ on the left menu and search/select this list. Select the Join button to the right of the list and then select the validated profile to allocate to this procurement (you may have more than one validated profile as you may have different information held against your profile for different procurements). (vi) Where access to Sid4health is unavailable, please contact the sid4health Helpdesk at: firstname.lastname@example.org. 2) Submission of expression of interest and procurement specific information. This procurement exercise will be conducted on the BravoSolution e-procurement portal at https://emprocurenhs.bravosolution.co.uk. Candidates wishing to be considered for this contract must register their expression of interest and provide additional procurement specific information through the portal as follows: i) Candidates should register on the BravoSolution e-procurement portal at https://emprocurenhs.bravosolution.co.uk. ii) Once registered, candidates must express their interest as follows a) login to the portal b) select “View current opportunities and notices” c) access the listing related to this contract LTV Continuing Care click on Express Interest button iii) Once you have expressed interest, please access the My PQQs / My ITTs page, where you can construct your reply as instructed. You must then publish your reply using the publish button. iv) For any support in submitting your expression of interest please contact the eTendering Help-desk at 0800 368 4850 or email@example.com.
Section IV: Procedure
Additional information about electronic auction: Details of any auction will be pulished in the ITT.
Payable documents: no
Section VI: Complementary information
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:30.7.2012