Drug, Alcohol and DNA Testing Services Framework Wales

Drug, Alcohol and DNA Testing Services Framework Wales

Newport City Council invites tenders on behalf of local authorities in South, Mid and West Wales for the provision of drug, alcohol and DNA testing services via a Framework Agreement.

United Kingdom-Newport: Services provided by medical laboratories

2019/S 084-202222

Social and other specific services – public contracts

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Newport City Council
Civic Centre
Newport
NP20 4UR
United Kingdom
Contact person: Joanne James
Telephone: +44 1633656656
E-mail: procurement@newport.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKL21
Internet address(es):Main address: www.newport.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: https://www.sell2wales.gov.wales/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA0273

I.2)Information about joint procurement

The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body

I.3)Communication

Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk
Electronic communication requires the use of tools and devices that are not generally available. Unrestricted and full direct access to these tools and devices is possible, free of charge, at: https://etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority

I.5)Main activity

General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Drug, Alcohol and DNA Testing Services Framework for Local Authorities South, Mid and West Wales

Reference number: NCC-2019-012

II.1.2)Main CPV code

85145000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

Newport City Council invites tenders on behalf of local authorities in South, Mid and West Wales for the provision of drug, alcohol and DNA testing services via a Framework Agreement.

There are 2 lots:

Lot 1: Drug and Alcohol Testing Services;

Lot 2: DNA Testing Services.

Providers can bid for one lot or both lots.

This framework will be also open to local authorities in North Wales to use if they wish to do so.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 2 000 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for all lots
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

DNA Testing Services

Lot No: 2

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

85145000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKL
NUTS code: UKL1
NUTS code: UKL11
NUTS code: UKL12
NUTS code: UKL13
NUTS code: UKL14
NUTS code: UKL15
NUTS code: UKL16
NUTS code: UKL17
NUTS code: UKL18
NUTS code: UKL21
NUTS code: UKL22
NUTS code: UKL23
NUTS code: UKL24
NUTS code: UKL2

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Newport City Council invites tenders on behalf of local authorities in South, Mid and West Wales for the provision of DNA Testing Services via a framework.

This framework will also be open to local authorities in North Wales to use if they wish to do so.

II.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract or the framework agreement

Duration in months: 48

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Drug and Alcohol Testing Services

Lot No: 1

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

85145000
85111810

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKL
NUTS code: UKL1
NUTS code: UKL11
NUTS code: UKL12
NUTS code: UKL13
NUTS code: UKL14
NUTS code: UKL15
NUTS code: UKL16
NUTS code: UKL17
NUTS code: UKL18
NUTS code: UKL21
NUTS code: UKL22
NUTS code: UKL23
NUTS code: UKL24

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Newport City Council invites tenders on behalf of local authorities in South, Mid and West Wales for the provision of drug and alcohol testing services via a Framework Agreement.

The framework will also be open to local authorities in North Wales to use if they wish to do so.

II.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract or the framework agreement

Duration in months: 48

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation

III.1.4)Objective rules and criteria for participation

List and brief description of rules and criteria:

Criteria as detailed in the procurement documents.

III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1)Information about a particular profession
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description

IV.1.1)Form of procedure

Open procedure

IV.1.3)Information about framework agreement

The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
IV.1.10)Identification of the national rules applicable to the procedure:

IV.1.11)Main features of the award procedure:

As stated in the procurement documents.

IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure

IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate / Time limit for receipt of expressions of interest

Date: 12/06/2019
Local time: 16:00

IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:

English

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

Electronic ordering will be used
Electronic invoicing will be accepted
Electronic payment will be used

VI.3)Additional information:

1) Register your company on the etenderwales portal (this is only required once)

— browse to the eSourcing Portal: www.etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk

— click the “Suppliers register here” link,

— agree to the terms and conditions and click “continue”,

— enter your correct business and user details,

— note the username you chose and click “Save” when complete,

— you will shortly receive an email with your unique password (please keep this secure).

2) Express an interest in the project

— login to the portal with the username/password,

— click the “ITTs Open to All Suppliers” link. (These are Pre-Qualification Questionnaires open to any registered supplier),

— click on the relevant ITT (itt_74829) available from 1.5.2019 to access the content,

— click the “Express Interest” button in the “Actions” box on the page,

— this will move the ITT into your “My ITTs” page. (This is a secure area reserved for your projects only),

— click on the ITT code to access the content.

3) Responding to the tender

— you can now choose to “Create Response” or “Decline to Respond” (please give a reason if declining),

— you can now use the “Messages” function to communicate with the buyer and seek any clarification,

— note the deadline for completion, then follow the onscreen instructions to complete the ITT,

— there may be a mixture of online and offline actions for you to perform (there is detailed online help available).

If you require any further assistance use the online help, or the BravoSolution help desk is available Mon – Fri (8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.) on:

— email: help@bravosolution.co.uk

— Phone: 0800 368 4850

Note: The authority is using eTenderwales to carry out this procurement process. To obtain further information record your interest on Sell2Wales at https://www.sell2wales.gov.wales/search/search_switch.aspx?ID=91711

(WA Ref:91711)

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Newport City Council
Civic Centre
Newport
NP20 4UR
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1633656656Internet address: www.newport.gov.uk
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

25/04/2019

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