Framework for Supply of Medical Liquid Oxygen

Framework for Supply of Medical Liquid Oxygen

This framework agreement is for the supply of medical liquid oxygen and the associated storage equipment to trust sites within East of England region, South-East Coast region.

United Kingdom-Fulbourn: Oxygen

2015/S 217-395593

Contract notice

Supplies

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

East of England NHS Collaborative Hub
Victoria House, Capital Park, c/o East of England NHS Collaborative Procurement Hub
For the attention of: Sprakes Stephanie
CB21 5XB Fulbourn
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1223597774
E-mail: stephanie.sprakes@eoecph.nhs.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: www.eoecph.nhs.uk

Electronic access to information: https://eoecph.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)

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

Papworth Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
CB23 3RE Papworth Everard
UNITED KINGDOM

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description

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

Framework Agreement for the Supply of Medical Liquid Oxygen.

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

Supplies
A combination of these
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: The NHS Commercial Alliance represents NHS Trusts in the East of England (EoECPH), Thames Valley and Wessex and South-East Coast (NHS Commercial Solutions), including any body obtaining new membership to EoECPH, NHS Commercial Solutions and Thames Valley and Wessex. This Framework Agreement will include but not be limited to NHS Trusts in England, including Acute, Ambulance, Mental Health, Clinical Commissioning Groups, Health and Care Trusts, Area Teams, Local Authorities and Special Health Authorities, HSC in Northern Ireland, NHS Scotland Trusts and NHS Wales Trusts. Please follow the links below to identify specific organisations:

1. Acute trusts: http://www.nhs.uk/ServiceDirectories/Pages/AcuteTrustListing.aspx

2. Ambulance trusts: http://www.nhs.uk/ServiceDirectories/Pages/AmbulanceTrustListing.aspx

3. Mental health trusts: http://www.nhs.uk/ServiceDirectories/Pages/MentalHealthTrustListing.aspx

4. Clinical Commissioning Groups: http://www.nhs.uk/ServiceDirectories/Pages/CCGListing.aspx

5. Health and Care trusts: http://www.nhs.uk/ServiceDirectories/Pages/CareTrustListing.aspx

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

7. Local Authorities: http://local.direct.gov.uk/LDGRedirect/MapLocationSearch.do?LGSL=209&LGIL=8

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

7. HSC in Northern Ireland: http://online.hscni.net/other-hsc-organisations

8. NHS Scotland trusts: http://www.show.scot.nhs.uk/Sites_AZ.aspx

9. NHS Wales trusts: http://www.wales.nhs.uk/ourservices/directory

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 within the ITT).

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: 4

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 3 000 000 and 6 000 000 GBP

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

This framework agreement is for the supply of medical liquid oxygen and the associated storage equipment to trust sites within East of England region, South-East Coast region (NHS Commercial Solutions) and Thames Valley and Wessex region. Other trusts will be able to access this framework under Lot 4.
This framework agreement is 2 years with a possible extension period of 2 years.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

24111900

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: yes
Tenders may be submitted for all lots

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:
II.2.2)Information about options
II.2.3)Information about renewals
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Information about lots

Lot No: 1 Lot title: East of England

1)Short description

Supply of medical liquid oxygen to trust sites within the East of England region as illustrated in ITT.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

24111900

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion

5)Additional information about lots

The Contracting Authority intends to use an eTendering system in this procurement exercise and reserves the right to use a reverse auction.

Lot No: 2 Lot title: Thames Valley and Wessex

1)Short description

Supply of medical liquid oxygen to trust sites within Thames Valley and Wessex region as illustrated in the ITT.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

24111900

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion

5)Additional information about lots

The Contracting Authority intends to use an eTendering system in this procurement exercise and reserves the right to use a reverse auction.

Lot No: 3 Lot title: NHS Commercial Solutions

1)Short description

Supply of medical liquid oxygen to trust sites within South-East Coast (NHS Commercial Solutions).

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

24111900

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion

5)Additional information about lots

The Contracting Authority intends to use an eTendering system in this procurement exercise and reserves the right to use a reverse auction.

Lot No: 4 Lot title: Additional Organisations, Area/s

1)Short description

Supply of medical liquid oxygen to trust sites outside of East of England, Thames Valley and Wessex and South-East Coast.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

24111900

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion

5)Additional information about lots

The Contracting Authority intends to use an eTendering system in this procurement exercise and reserves the right to use a reverse auction.

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract

III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:

As detailed in the ITT documentation.

III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

As detailed in the ITT documentation.

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

As detailed in the ITT documentation.

III.1.4)Other particular conditions

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: yes
Description of particular conditions: As detailed in the ITT documentation.
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: Suppliers Instructions:
How to Express Interest in this Tender:
1. Register your company on the eSourcing portal (this is only required once):

— Browse to the eSourcing Portal: https://eoecph.bravosolution.co.uk and click the link to ‘Register‘’;

— Accept 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 Tender:
— Login to the portal with the username/password;
— Click the ‘PQQs/ITTs Open To All Suppliers’ link. (These are Pre-Qualification Questionnaires or Invitations to Tender open to any registered supplier);
— Click on the relevant PQQ/ITT to access the content;
— Click the ‘Express Interest’ button at the top of the page;
— This will move the PQQ/ITT into your ‘My PQQs/My ITTs’ page. (This is a secure area reserved for your projects only);
— You can now access any attachments by clicking ‘Buyer Attachments’ in the ‘PQQ/ITT Details’ box.
3. Responding to the Tender:
— Click ‘My Response’ under ‘PQQ/ITT Details’, you can choose to ‘Create Response’ or to ‘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 on-screen instructions to complete the PQQ/ITT;
— There may be a mixture of online and offline actions for you to perform (there is detailed online help available);
— You must then submit your reply using the ‘Submit Response’ button at the top of the page.
If you require any further assistance, please consult the online help or contact the eTendering help desk.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: See Invitation to Tender.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: See Invitation to Tender.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
See Invitation to Tender.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
See 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

Open

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

Envisaged minimum number 1: and maximum number 4
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
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

7.12.2015 – 12:00
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

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
VI.2)Information about European Union funds

VI.3)Additional information

The Contracting Authority intends to use an eTendering system in this procurement exercise and reserves the right to use a reverse auction.
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

4.11.2015

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