GPS Service London
Patient GPS monitoring service (forensic).
UK-Beckenham: surveillance and security systems and devices
Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)
South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust
Royal Bethlem Hospital, Monks Orchard Road, Kent
For the attention of: Omobola Sotomi
BR3 3BX Beckenham
Telephone: +44 32284600
General address of the contracting authority: www.slam.nhs.uk, URL: https://www.delta-esourcing.com/delta
Address of the buyer profile: https://www.delta-esourcing.com/delta Access Code:B3P264TNSN
Electronic access to information: https://www.delta-esourcing.com/delta
Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: https://www.delta-esourcing.com/delta
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.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities
The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: yes
Guys and St Thomas NHS Foundation Trust
Westminster Bridge Road
SE1 7EH London
Kings College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
SE5 9RS London
Kings College London
WC2R 2LS London
Section II: Object of the contract
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
Patient GPS monitoring service (forensic).
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Service category No 23: Investigation and security services, except armoured car services
NUTS code UKI
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)
Surveillance and security systems and devices. Security services. Surveillance services. Repair and maintenance services of security equipment. The service will comprise of two elements: the first element is for the rental of secure non-removable monitoring devices which will be worn by service users whilst off the Trust’s grounds. The second element of the requirement is for the monitoring and tracking of service users (who are wearing the devices) via Global Position Systems (GPS). Service users are medium security offenders and mental health patients based across 2 sites in London.
This contract is initially for use by South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust (SLaM or the Trust) and the only guaranteed volume is for SLaM. However, SLaM is part of the King’s Health Partners – which includes King’s College London; King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust; and Guy’s & St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust. Any of the King’s Health Partners may wish to appoint the chosen provider of this tender process during the contract period. Please visit www.kingshealthpartners.org for more information about the Partnership. Additionally other London NHS Authorities may wish to use the service. Details of these Authorities may be found at http://www.london.nhs.uk/who-we-are/nhs-in-london.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)
35120000, 79710000, 79714000, 50610000
II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
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:
2 years fixed contract with the option to extend by three 1 year periods.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 400 000 and 500 000 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options
II.2.3)Information about renewals
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion
Duration in months: 60 (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:
As described in the tender documents.
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
As described in the tender documents.
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
III.1.4)Other particular conditions
The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: yes
Description of particular conditions: Suppliers must read through this set of instructions and follow the process to respond to this opportunity.
The information and/or documents for this opportunity are available on https://www.delta-esourcing.com/delta. You must register on this site to respond, if you are already registered you will not need to register again, simply use your existing username and password. Please note there is a password reminder link on the homepage.
Suppliers must log in, go to your Response Manager and add the following Access Code: B3P264TNSN. Please ensure you follow any instruction provided to you here.
Please ensure that you allow yourself plenty of time when responding to this invite prior to the closing date and time, especially if you have been asked to upload documents. The closing date and time is final. Failure to abide by timescales will automatically result in disqualification.
If you experience any technical difficulties please contact the Delta eSourcing Helpdesk on call 0845 270 7050 or email email@example.com.
SLAM supplies service utilises the NHS supplier information database (Sid4Health) to manage and assess general Supplier information in the form of a profile. Candidates are requested to provide their profile on the Sid4Health as follows:
a) candidates should register on Sid4health at http://www.sid4health.nhs.uk by clicking on the register organisation tab and select the supplier button. To continue with the registration process Suppliers must have a current DUNS Number. If a supplier does not have a DUNS number there is a link to the D&B UK website to request a DUNS supplier number. Suppliers who already have a published profile on Sid4Health must confirm that information is up to date;
b) candidates should ensure all relevant sections of their NHS Sid4Health profile are completed to demonstrate their ability to meet the short listing criteria applicable to this contract. Where access to NHS Sid4Health is unavailable, please contact NHS Sid4Health helpdesk at firstname.lastname@example.org
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: (a) Appropriate statements from banks or, where appropriate, evidence of relevant professional risk indemnity insurance
(b) The presentation of balance-sheets or extracts from the balance-sheets, where publication of the balance-sheet is required under the law of the country in which the economic operator is established
(c) A statement of the undertaking’s overall turnover and, where appropriate, of turnover in the area covered by the contract for a maximum of the last three financial years available, depending on the date on which the undertaking was set up or the economic operator started trading, as far as the information on these turnovers is available
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
(b) a list of the principal deliveries effected or the main services provided in the past three years, with the sums, dates and recipients, whether public or private, involved. Evidence of delivery and services provided shall be given: – where the recipient was a contracting authority, in the form of certificates issued or countersigned by the competent authority, – where the recipient was a private purchaser, by the purchaser’s certification or, failing this, simply by a declaration by the economic operator
(i) A statement of the tools, plant or technical equipment available to the service provider or contractor for carrying out the contract
(j) An indication of the proportion of the contract which the services provider intends possibly to subcontract
As detailed in the Tender documents.
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
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
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 6
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: As stated in the pre-qualification documents and tender prospectus.
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue
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.3.1)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
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
31.5.2012 – 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
IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening tenders
Section VI: Complementary information
VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
The contracting authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SMEs). However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement, and the contract will be awarded on the basis of the most economically advantageous tender. The contracting authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SMEs). However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement and the contract will be awarded on the basis of the most economically advantageous tender. GO Reference: GO-2012430-PRO-3891373.
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust
Royal Bethlem Hospital, Monks Orchard Road
Telephone: +44 2032284600
Internet address: www.slam.nhs.uk
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: Lodging of appeals: SLaM will incorporate a minimum 10 calendar days standstill period at the point information on the decision to award the contract is communicated to tenderers. This decision notice will incorporate the award criteria, the reasons for the decision, the reasons (if any) why a tenderer did not meet any technical specification, the identity of the successful tenderer(s) and a precise statement of when the standstill period is expected to end. Any appeal or challenge against the award decision must be communicated to the address stated in Section I.1 within the standstill period. If an appeal or challenge regarding the decision to award the contract has not been successfully resolved the Public Contracts Regulations 2006 (as amended) provide for aggrieved parties who have suffered harm or are at risk of harm by a breach of the procurement rules to take action in the High Court (England Wales and Northern Ireland). Any such action must be brought promptly (generally within 3 months) (NB this time limit may be reduced to 30 days in circumstances where the contract award has been publicised to all participants in accordance with the Regulations). Where a legal challenge is launched against the award decision SLaM is obliged to suspend the making of the contract. Where a challenge is made after the contract has been entered into then that contract could be declared ineffective and/or shortened and/or a fine imposed by the court, but only where the courts are satisfied that there has been a serious breach of the procurement rules.
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: