Financial Leasing Framework for Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Financial Leasing Framework for Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Framework agreement with several operators. Maximum number of participants to the framework agreement envisaged: 30.

United Kingdom-Cambridge: Financial leasing services

2014/S 097-169813

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Hills Road
Contact point(s): Leaseguard Group Ltd
For the attention of: Carrie Rudge
CB2 0QQ Cambridge
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1865340800
E-mail: frameworks@leaseguardonline.com

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: www.cuh.org.uk

Address of the buyer profile: www.cuh.org.uk

Further information can be obtained from: Carrie Rudge, Framework coordinator, Leaseguard Group Limited
Overy Court, Overy
Contact point(s): Leaseguard Group Limited
For the attention of: Carrie Rudge
OX10 7JU Dorchester on Thames
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1865340800
E-mail: frameworks@leaseguardonline.com
Internet address: www.leaseguardonline.com

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: Carrie Rudge, Framework Coordinator, Leaseguard Group Limited
Overy Court, Overy
Contact point(s): Leaseguard Group Limited
For the attention of: Carrie Rudge
OX10 7JU Dorchester on Thames
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1865340800
E-mail: frameworks@leaseguardonline.com
Internet address: www.leaseguardonline.com

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: Carrie Rudge, Framework Coordinator, Leaseguard Group Limited
Overy Court, Overy
Contact point(s): Leaseguard Group Limited
For the attention of: Carrie Rudge
OX10 7JU Dorchester on Thames
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1865340800
E-mail: frameworks@leaseguardonline.com
Internet address: www.leaseguardonline.com

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: yes

This Contract Notice is for the set up of a Framework available to use by the public bodies listed in section II.1.5

 

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description

II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:

Financial Leasing Framework.

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

Services
Service category No 6: Financial services a) Insurances services b) Banking and investment services

NUTS code UK

II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)

The notice involves the establishment of a framework agreement

II.1.4)Information on framework agreement

Framework agreement with several operators
maximum number of participants to the framework agreement envisaged: 30

Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in years: 4

Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement

Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 10 000 000 and 400 000 000 GBP

II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)

Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust as the Contracting Authority and Central Purchasing Body is procuring a multi-supplier framework agreement for financial leasing. This will include operating leases and finance leases. The Framework will be for the benefit of itself and all other public bodies listed here https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations. This includes, but is not limited to, the following public bodies:

NHS bodies, including but not limited to all NHS Acute Trusts http://www.nhs.uk/servicedirectories/pages/acutetrustlisting.aspx

Mental Health Trusts http://www.nhs.uk/servicedirectories/pages/mentalhealthtrustlisting.aspx Primary Care Trusts, CCGshttp://www.nhs.uk/ServiceDirectories/Pages/CCGListing.aspx, Health and Care Trustshttp://www.nhs.uk/ServiceDirectories/Pages/CareTrustListing.aspx

Area Teams http://www.nhs.uk/ServiceDirectories/Pages/AreaTeamListing.aspx

Special Health authorities http://www.nhs.uk/ServiceDirectories/Pages/SpecialHealthAuthorityListing.aspx

Ambulance services http://www.nhs.uk/servicedirectories/pages/ambulancetrustlisting.aspx

Schools http://www.education.gov.uk/edubase/home.xhtml

Further education colleges http://www.hefce.ac.uk/whatwedo/invest/unicoll/fecs/

Universities http://www.universitiesuk.ac.uk/aboutus/members/Pages/default.aspx

Local Authorities http://www.idea.gov.uk/idk/org/la-data.do

Fire service http://www.fireservice.co.uk/information/ukfrs

Government ministerial departments https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations

Non ministerial departments https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations

All Agencies and other public bodies as set out https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations

Reference to all public bodies above shall include statutory successors and organisations created as a result of re-organisation or organizational changes in relation to all these types of bodies. The framework will also be available for all newly formed or merged public bodies.
Lessors appointed to the framework will be invited to offer financial leasing on equipment, services and software for a broad range of assets required by public bodies including (but not limited to):
CRACOE medical equipment including (but not limited to) nuclear medicine, MRI scanners, CT scanners, contrast injectors, radiotherapy, angiography and fluoroscopy, lithotripters, bone densitometers, digital mammography, mobile image intensifiers, static x-ray, mobile x-ray;
Non-CRACOE medical equipment including (but not limited to) contrast injectors, ophthalmology, surgical microscopes, medical lasers, flexible endoscopy, rigid endoscopy, ventilators, anaesthesia, dental capital, architectural surgical medical systems, neonatal incubators and related accessories, ECG, external defibrillator, operating tables, patient monitoring, infusion pumps, renal / haemodialysis, bladder scanners, robots, ultrasound, electrosurgical generators;
Decontamination, dental decontamination and sterilisation equipment;
Measuring, analysis and testing equipment including (but not limited to) pathology, laboratory;
Ward, domestic and estates equipment including (but not limited to) patient trolleys and stretchers, pressure area care, furniture, mobile / modular / temporary buildings, estates plant and machinery, demountable car parks, car park barriers / ticketing machinery, waste disposal, catering, domestic appliances, washroom, industrial machinery;
ICT equipment, hardware and software including (but not limited to) network architecture, enterprise hardware, client hardware, radio, wi-fi architecture, telecommunications, systems to support medical equipment, software, security, photocopiers, printers;
Green technology (renewable energy and energy efficiency) equipment including (but not limited to) solar, photo-voltaic and thermal, heat pumps, bio-mass, LED, building control management technology;
Vehicles including (but not limited to) ambulances, patient transport vehicles, materials handling, construction, trucks, lorries, buses, coaches, cars, vans.
Both operating and finance leases will be able to be procured through the framework.
The framework agreement will be for an initial period of 2 years with an option to extend the framework for a further 2 years.
The contracting authority reserves the right not to award the opportunity or to award only part (or a different arrangement) of the opportunity described in this contract notice.
Further details are contained in the invitation to tender and associated documents (see section VI.3 (Additional Information) for details of how to obtain these).

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

66114000

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:

It is difficult to predict the volume of lease financing to be contracted under this framework. This will depend on customer uptake for the services provided under the framework arrangements.
The volume of lease financing to be contracted under the framework is estimated to not exceed 100 m GBP per annum.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 10 000 000 and 400 000 000 GBP

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of these options: The Framework Agreement will be for an initial term of 2 years with an option to extend (exercisable during the initial term) for a further 2 years.

II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: no

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

Duration in months: 48 (from the award of the contract)

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract

III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:

The contracting authority reserves the right to require deposits, guarantees, bonds or other forms of appropriate security.
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:

The contracting authority reserves the right to require groupings of contractors to take a particular legal form or to require a single contractor to take primary liability or to require that each party undertakes joint and several liability.

III.1.4)Other particular conditions

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: no
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: In accordance with Articles 45 to 50 of Directive 2004/18/EC and Regulations 23 to 25 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2006 and as set out in the invitation to tender available upon request from the email address set out in Annex A.II.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: In accordance with Article 47 of Directive 2004/18/EC and Regulation 24 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2006 and as set out in the invitation to tender.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: As set out in the invitation to tender.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
In accordance with Articles 48 to 50 of Directive 2004/18/EC and Regulation 25 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2006 and as set out in the invitation to tender.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
As set out in the 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

Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession: no

III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

Legal persons should indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff responsible for the execution of the service: yes

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Open
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate

IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue

Recourse to staged procedure to gradually reduce the number of solutions to be discussed or tenders to be negotiated no
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: yes
Additional information about electronic auction: The contracting authorities reserve the right to use electronic auctions in the conduct of mini-competitions.
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

no

IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document

Time limit for receipt of requests for documents or for accessing documents: 12.6.2014 – 14:00
Payable documents: no

IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

1.7.2014 – 17:30
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

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

Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: no

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

VI.2)Information about European Union funds

The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no

VI.3)Additional information

Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust will be acting as the Contracting Authority and Central Purchasing Body in establishing the framework. Leaseguard Group Limited will conduct the framework procurement on the behalf of the Trust as its agent.

Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust as the Contracting Authority and Central Purchasing Body is procuring a multi-supplier framework agreement for financial leasing on equipment and services. This will include operating leases and finance leases. The Framework will be for the benefit of itself and all other public bodies listed here https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations. This includes, but is not limited to, the following public bodies:

NHS bodies, including but not limited to all NHS Acute Trusts http://www.nhs.uk/servicedirectories/pages/acutetrustlisting.aspx

Mental Health Trusts http://www.nhs.uk/servicedirectories/pages/mentalhealthtrustlisting.aspx Primary Care Trusts, CCGshttp://www.nhs.uk/ServiceDirectories/Pages/CCGListing.aspx, Health and Care Trustshttp://www.nhs.uk/ServiceDirectories/Pages/CareTrustListing.aspx

Area Teams http://www.nhs.uk/ServiceDirectories/Pages/AreaTeamListing.aspx

Special Health authorities http://www.nhs.uk/ServiceDirectories/Pages/SpecialHealthAuthorityListing.aspx

Ambulance services http://www.nhs.uk/servicedirectories/pages/ambulancetrustlisting.aspx

Schools http://www.education.gov.uk/edubase/home.xhtml

Further education colleges http://www.hefce.ac.uk/whatwedo/invest/unicoll/fecs/

Universities http://www.universitiesuk.ac.uk/aboutus/members/Pages/default.aspx

Local Authorities http://www.idea.gov.uk/idk/org/la-data.do

Fire service http://www.fireservice.co.uk/information/ukfrs

Government ministerial departments https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations

Non ministerial departments https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations

All Agencies and other public bodies as set out https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations

Reference to all public bodies above shall include statutory successors and organisations created as a result of re-organisation or organizational changes in relation to all these types of bodies. The framework will also be available for all newly formed or merged public bodies.
Lessors appointed to the framework will be invited to offer financial leasing on equipment, services and software for a broad range of assets required by public bodies including (but not limited to):
CRACOE medical equipment including (but not limited to) nuclear medicine, MRI scanners, CT scanners, contrast injectors, radiotherapy, angiography and fluoroscopy, lithotripters, bone densitometers, digital mammography, mobile image intensifiers, static x-ray, mobile x-ray;
Non-CRACOE medical equipment including (but not limited to) contrast injectors, ophthalmology, surgical microscopes, medical lasers, flexible endoscopy, rigid endoscopy, ventilators, anaesthesia, dental capital, architectural surgical medical systems, neonatal incubators and related accessories, ECG, external defibrillator, operating tables, patient monitoring, infusion pumps, renal / haemodialysis, bladder scanners, robots, ultrasound, electrosurgical generators;
Decontamination, dental decontamination and sterilisation equipment;
Measuring, analysis and testing equipment including (but not limited to) pathology, laboratory;
Ward, domestic and estates equipment including (but not limited to) patient trolleys and stretchers, pressure area care, furniture, mobile / modular / temporary buildings, estates plant and machinery, demountable car parks, car park barriers / ticketing machinery, waste disposal, catering, domestic appliances, washroom, industrial machinery;
ICT equipment, hardware and software including (but not limited to) network architecture, enterprise hardware, client hardware, radio, wi-fi architecture, telecommunications, systems to support medical equipment, software, security, photocopiers, printers;
Green technology (renewable energy and energy efficiency) equipment including (but not limited to) solar, photo-voltaic and thermal, heat pumps, bio-mass, LED, building control management technology;
Vehicles including (but not limited to) ambulances, patient transport vehicles, materials handling, construction, trucks, lorries, buses, coaches, cars, vans.
Operating and finance leases will be able to be procured through the framework.
The framework agreement will be for an initial period of 2 years with an option to extend the framework for a further 2 years.
The contracting authority reserves the right not to award the opportunity or to award only part (or a different arrangement) of the opportunity described in this contract notice.
Sections II.2.2 (Options) and II.3 (Duration).
The framework agreement will be for an initial term of 2 years with an option to extend (exercisable during the initial term) for a further 2 years. Call-Off contracts entered into by customers to the framework may extend beyond the term of the framework agreement.
Section IV.3.3 (Conditions for obtaining documents).

The invitation to tender is available by request by emailing frameworks@leaseguardonline.com

Section VI.4.1 (Body responsible for Appeals Process).
Any appeal should be lodged directly with Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust marked for the attention of Richard Hyde. A copy should also be provided at the same time for the attention of Carrie Rudge at Leaseguard Group Limited at the contract details provided in Annex A.I below.

VI.4)Procedures for appeal

VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Hills Road
CB2 0QQ Cambridge
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: richard.hyde@addenbrookes.nhs.uk
Telephone: +44 1223274304
Internet address: www.cuh.org.uk

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: In accordance with Regulation 32 (Information about contract award procedures), Regulation 32A (standstill period), Regulation 47 and Regulations 47D to 47N (inclusive) of the Public Contracts Regulations 2006 (as amended).
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

16.5.2014

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