Home Oxygen Services National Contracts

Home Oxygen Services National Contracts

National Contracts will be established by NHS England for and on behalf of identified Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) in each geographical region (identified by Lot).

United Kingdom-Wakefield: Oxygen-therapy services

2019/S 013-026593

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

The NHS Commissioning Board (operating as NHS England)
Phoenix House, Topcliffe Lane
Wakefield
WF3 1WE
United Kingdom
Contact person: Mike Gillespie
Telephone: +44 7782382516
E-mail: mike.gillespie@nhs.net
NUTS code: UK
Internet address(es):Main address: https://www.england.nhs.uk

Address of the buyer profile: https://nhsengland.bravosolution.co.uk/web/login.html

I.2)Information about joint procurement

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://nhsengland.bravosolution.co.uk/web/login.html
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://nhsengland.bravosolution.co.uk/web/login.html
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address
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://nhsengland.bravosolution.co.uk/web/login.html

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.5)Main activity

Health

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Home Oxygen Services National Contracts

Reference number: ITT_631

II.1.2)Main CPV code

85111700

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

National Contracts will be established by NHS England for and on behalf of identified Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) in each geographical region (identified by Lot), who have the responsibility for commissioning the Home Oxygen Service for service users. A single contract will be awarded for each Region and all identified CCGs will be party to the Contract. The Home Oxygen Service (HOS) provides a service to users in their own homes and also supports users working and travelling outside the home through the provision of appropriate oxygen supply and equipment. HOS includes, but is not limited to:

— the provision of a customer contact centre,

— processing and delivery of Home Oxygen requests,

— supply and installation of equipment,

— training and guidance for service users and/ or carers,

— managing oxygen supplies through replenishment of cylinders and Liquid Oxygen (LOX),

— reimbursement of electricity costs for concentrator users and

— servicing and maintenance of equipment.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 750 000 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for maximum number of lots: 5
Maximum number of lots that may be awarded to one tenderer: 4
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

HOS Region 1 North East England

Lot No: 1

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

24111500
24111900
33157000
33157110
33157200
33157400
33157810
42996600
44611100
44611110
44611200
44612100
85111700
85141210

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK
NUTS code: UKC
Main site or place of performance:

Home Oxygen Services for 10 Clinical Commissioning Groups in Region 1 North East England, as defined in II.2.4 below.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Lot 1 is for the North East region of England. The home oxygen service provides a service to users in their own homes and also supports users working and travelling outside the home through the provision of appropriate oxygen equipment. CCGs, have the responsibility for providing the home oxygen service to patients. The services that will be included in the contracts includes, but is not limited to:

— the provision of a customer contact centre,

— processing and delivery of Home Oxygen requests,

— supply and installation of equipment,

— training and guidance for service users and/ or carers,

— managing oxygen supplies through replenishment of cylinders and Liquid Oxygen (LOX),

— reimbursement of electricity costs for concentrator users and

— servicing and maintenance of equipment. Suppliers must be able to deliver all aspects of the service and must support the service that they provide with a suite of reports that enable clinicians to monitor the oxygen usage for their patients, and to be alerted when service users are not responsive to risk assessments and maintenance. This is in addition to reports that support reconciliation.

The 10 Clinical Commissioning Groups referred to in II.2.3 are:

— NHS Darlington Clinical Commissioning Group,

— NHS Durham Dales, Easington and Sedgefield Clinical Commissioning Group,

— NHS Hartlepool and Stockton-on-Tees Clinical Commissioning Group,

— NHS Newcastle Gateshead Clinical Commissioning Group,

— NHS North Durham Clinical Commissioning Group,

— NHS North Tyneside Clinical Commissioning Group,

— NHS Northumberland Clinical Commissioning Group,

— NHS South Tees Clinical Commissioning Group,

— NHS South Tyneside Clinical Commissioning Group,

— NHS Sunderland Clinical Commissioning Group.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 118 000 000.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 120
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Initial contract term of 7 years (84 months) followed by an option of 3 years (36 months) during which time the services are likely to be retendered as an ongoing requirement.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of options:

Initial contract term of 7 years (84 months) followed by an option of 3 years (36 months) during which time the services are likely to be retendered as an ongoing requirement.

II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

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

NHS England intends to use its eTendering system once the tender goes live. A Contract Notice will be issued to alert suppliers when the tender goes live. If you are interested in the tender please register here: https://nhsengland.bravosolution.co.uk/

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

HOS Region 2 North West England

Lot No: 2

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

85111700

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK
NUTS code: UKD
Main site or place of performance:

Home Oxygen Services for 31 Clinical Commissioning Groups in Region 2 North West England, as defined in II.2.4 below.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

NB: See Lot 1 for additional CPV codes.

Lot 2 is for the North West region of England. The home oxygen service provides a service to users in their own homes and also supports users working and travelling outside the home through the provision of appropriate oxygen equipment. CCGs, have the responsibility for providing the home oxygen service to patients. The services that will be included in the contracts includes, but is not limited to:

— the provision of a customer contact centre,

— processing and delivery of Home Oxygen requests,

— supply and installation of equipment,

— training and guidance for service users and/or carers,

— managing oxygen supplies through replenishment of cylinders and Liquid Oxygen (LOX),

— reimbursement of electricity costs for concentrator users and

— servicing and maintenance of equipment. Suppliers must be able to deliver all aspects of the service and must support the service that they provide with a suite of reports that enable clinicians to monitor the oxygen usage for their patients, and to be alerted when service users are not responsive to risk assessments and maintenance. This is in addition to reports that support reconciliation.

The 31 Clinical Commissioning Groups referred to in II.2.3 are:

— NHS Trafford Clinical Commissioning Group,

— NHS Blackburn With Darwen Clinical Commissioning Group,

— NHS Blackpool Clinical Commissioning Group,

— NHS Bolton Clinical Commissioning Group,

— NHS Bury Clinical Commissioning Group,

— NHS Chorley and South Ribble Clinical Commissioning Group,

— NHS East Lancashire Clinical Commissioning Group,

— NHS Eastern Cheshire Clinical Commissioning Group,

— NHS Fylde & Wyre Clinical Commissioning Group,

— NHS Greater Preston Clinical Commissioning Group,

— NHS Halton Clinical Commissioning Group,

— NHS Heywood, Middleton And Rochdale Clinical Commissioning Group,

— NHS Knowsley Clinical Commissioning Group,

— NHS Liverpool Clinical Commissioning Group,

— NHS Manchester Clinical Commissioning Group,

— NHS Morecambe Bay Clinical Commissioning Group,

— NHS North Cumbria Clinical Commissioning Group,

— NHS Oldham Clinical Commissioning Group,

— NHS Salford Clinical Commissioning Group,

— NHS South Cheshire Clinical Commissioning Group,

— NHS South Sefton Clinical Commissioning Group,

— NHS Southport and Formby Clinical Commissioning Group,

— NHS St Helens Clinical Commissioning Group,

— NHS Stockport Clinical Commissioning Group,

— NHS Tameside and Glossop Clinical Commissioning Group,

— NHS Vale Royal Clinical Commissioning Group,

— NHS Warrington Clinical Commissioning Group,

— NHS West Cheshire Clinical Commissioning Group,

— NHS West Lancashire Clinical Commissioning Group,

— NHS Wigan Borough Clinical Commissioning Group,

— NHS Wirral Clinical Commissioning Group.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 105 000 000.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 120
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Initial contract term of 7 years (84 months) followed by an option of 3 years (36 months) during which time the services are likely to be retendered as an ongoing requirement.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of options:

Initial contract term of 7 years (84 months) followed by an option of 3 years (36 months) during which time the services are likely to be retendered as an ongoing requirement.

II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

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

NHS England intends to use its eTendering system once the tender goes live. A Contract Notice will be issued to alert suppliers when the tender goes live. If you are interested in the tender please register here: https://nhsengland.bravosolution.co.uk/

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

HOS Region 3 Yorkshire and Humber England

Lot No: 3

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

85111700

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK
NUTS code: UKE
Main site or place of performance:

Home Oxygen Services for 20 Clinical Commissioning Groups in Region 3 Yorkshire and Humber, as defined in II.2.4 below.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

NB: See Lot 1 for additional CPV codes.

Lot 3 is for the Yorkshire and Humber region of England. The home oxygen service provides a service to users in their own homes and also supports users working and travelling outside the home through the provision of appropriate oxygen equipment. CCGs, have the responsibility for providing the home oxygen service to patients. The services that will be included in the Contracts includes, but is not limited to:

— the provision of a customer contact centre,

— processing and delivery of Home Oxygen requests,

— supply and installation of equipment,

— training and guidance for service users and/ or carers,

— managing oxygen supplies through replenishment of cylinders and Liquid Oxygen (LOX),

— reimbursement of electricity costs for concentrator users and

— servicing and maintenance of equipment. Suppliers must be able to deliver all aspects of the service and must support the service that they provide with a suite of reports that enable clinicians to monitor the oxygen usage for their patients, and to be alerted when service users are not responsive to risk assessments and maintenance. This is in addition to reports that support reconciliation.

The 20 Clinical Commissioning Groups referred to in II.2.3 are:

— NHS Leeds Clinical Commissioning Group,

— NHS East Riding Of Yorkshire Clinical Commissioning Group,

— NHS Airedale, Wharfdale and Craven Clinical Commissioning Group,

— NHS Barnsley Clinical Commissioning Group,

— NHS Bradford City Clinical Commissioning Group,

— NHS Bradford Districts Clinical Commissioning Group,

— NHS Calderdale Clinical Commissioning Group,

— NHS Doncaster Clinical Commissioning Group,

— NHS Greater Huddersfield Clinical Commissioning Group,

— NHS Hambleton, Richmondshire and Whitby Clinical Commissioning Group,

— NHS Harrogate and Rural District Clinical Commissioning Group,

— NHS Hull Clinical Commissioning Group,

— NHS North East Lincolnshire Clinical Commissioning Group,

— NHS North Kirklees Clinical Commissioning Group,

— NHS North Lincolnshire Clinical Commissioning Group,

— NHS Rotherham Clinical Commissioning Group,

— NHS Scarborough and Ryedale Clinical Commissioning Group,

— NHS Sheffield Clinical Commissioning Group,

— NHS Vale of York Clinical Commissioning Group,

— NHS Wakefield Clinical Commissioning Group.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 99 000 000.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 120
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Initial contract term of 7 years (84 months) followed by an option of 3 years (36 months) during which time the services are likely to be retendered as an ongoing requirement.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of options:

Initial contract term of 7 years (84 months) followed by an option of 3 years (36 months) during which time the services are likely to be retendered as an ongoing requirement.

II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

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

NHS England intends to use its eTendering system once the tender goes live. A Contract Notice will be issued to alert suppliers when the tender goes live. If you are interested in the tender please register here: https://nhsengland.bravosolution.co.uk/

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

HOS Region 4 East Midlands England

Lot No: 4

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

85111700

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK
NUTS code: UKF
Main site or place of performance:

Home Oxygen Services for 20 Clinical Commissioning Groups in Region 4 East Midlands England, as defined in II.2.4 below.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

NB: See Lot 1 for additional CPV codes.

Lot 4 is for the East Midlands region of England. The home oxygen service provides a service to users in their own homes and also supports users working and travelling outside the home through the provision of appropriate oxygen equipment. CCGs, have the responsibility for providing the home oxygen service to patients. The services that will be included in the Contracts includes, but is not limited to:

— the provision of a customer contact centre,

— processing and delivery of Home Oxygen requests,

— supply and installation of equipment,

— training and guidance for service users and/ or carers,

— managing oxygen supplies through replenishment of cylinders and Liquid Oxygen (LOX),

— reimbursement of electricity costs for concentrator users and

— servicing and maintenance of equipment. Suppliers must be able to deliver all aspects of the service and must support the service that they provide with a suite of reports that enable clinicians to monitor the oxygen usage for their patients, and to be alerted when service users are not responsive to risk assessments and maintenance. This is in addition to reports that support reconciliation. The 20 Clinical Commissioning Groups referred to in II.2.3 are:

— NHS Bassetlaw Clinical Commissioning Group,

— NHS Corby Clinical Commissioning Group,

— NHS East Leicestershire and Rutland Clinical Commissioning Group,

— NHS Erewash Clinical Commissioning Group,

— NHS Hardwick Clinical Commissioning Group,

— NHS Leicester City Clinical Commissioning Group,

— NHS Lincolnshire East Clinical Commissioning Group,

— NHS Lincolnshire West Clinical Commissioning Group,

— NHS Mansfield and Ashfield Clinical Commissioning Group,

— NHS Nene Clinical Commissioning Group,

— NHS Newark and Sherwood Clinical Commissioning Group,

— NHS North Derbyshire Clinical Commissioning Group,

— NHS Nottingham City Clinical Commissioning Group,

— NHS Nottingham North and East Clinical Commissioning Group,

— NHS Nottingham West Clinical Commissioning Group,

— NHS Rushcliffe Clinical Commissioning Group,

— NHS South Lincolnshire Clinical Commissioning Group,

— NHS South West Lincolnshire Clinical Commissioning Group,

— NHS Southern Derbyshire Clinical Commissioning Group,

— NHS West Leicestershire Clinical Commissioning Group.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 85 000 000.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 120
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Initial contract term of 7 years (84 months) followed by an option of 3 years (36 months) during which time the services are likely to be retendered as an ongoing requirement.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of options:

Initial contract term of 7 years (84 months) followed by an option of 3 years (36 months) during which time the services are likely to be retendered as an ongoing requirement.

II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

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

NHS England intends to use its eTendering system once the tender goes live. A Contract Notice will be issued to alert suppliers when the tender goes live. If you are interested in the tender please register here: https://nhsengland.bravosolution.co.uk/

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

HOS Region 5: West Midlands England

Lot No: 5

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

85111700

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK
NUTS code: UKG
Main site or place of performance:

Home Oxygen Services for 20 Clinical Commissioning Groups in Region 5 West Midlands England, as defined in II.2.4 below.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

NB: See Lot 1 for additional CPV codes.

Lot 5 is for the West Midlands region of England. The home oxygen service provides a service to users in their own homes and also supports users working and travelling outside the home through the provision of appropriate oxygen equipment. CCGs, have the responsibility for providing the home oxygen service to patients. The services that will be included in the Contracts includes, but is not limited to:

— the provision of a customer contact centre,

— processing and delivery of Home Oxygen requests,

— supply and installation of equipment,

— training and guidance for service users and/ or carers,

— managing oxygen supplies through replenishment of cylinders and Liquid Oxygen (LOX),

—reimbursement of electricity costs for concentrator users and

— servicing and maintenance of equipment. Suppliers must be able to deliver all aspects of the service and must support the service that they provide with a suite of reports that enable clinicians to monitor the oxygen usage for their patients, and to be alerted when service users are not responsive to risk assessments and maintenance. This is in addition to reports that support reconciliation.

The 20 Clinical Commissioning Groups referred to in II.2.3 are:

— NHS Sandwell and West Birmingham Clinical Commissioning Group,

— NHS Birmingham and Solihull Clinical Commissioning Group,

— NHS Cannock Chase Clinical Commissioning Group,

— NHS Coventry and Rugby Clinical Commissioning Group,

— NHS Dudley Clinical Commissioning Group,

— NHS East Staffordshire Clinical Commissioning Group,

— NHS Herefordshire Clinical Commissioning Group,

— NHS North Staffordshire Clinical Commissioning Group,

— NHS Redditch and Bromsgrove Clinical Commissioning Group,

— NHS Shropshire Clinical Commissioning Group,

— NHS South East Staffordshire and Seisdon Peninsula Clinical Commissioning Group,

— NHS South Warwickshire Clinical Commissioning Group,

— NHS South Worcestershire Clinical Commissioning Group,

— NHS Stafford and Surrounds Clinical Commissioning Group,

— NHS Stoke-on-Trent Clinical Commissioning Group,

— NHS Telford and Wrekin Clinical Commissioning Group,

— NHS Walsall Clinical Commissioning Group,

— NHS Warwickshire North Clinical Commissioning Group,

— NHS Wolverhampton Clinical Commissioning Group,

— NHS Wyre Forest Clinical Commissioning Group.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 108 000 000.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 120
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Initial contract term of 7 years (84 months) followed by an option of 3 years (36 months) during which time the services are likely to be retendered as an ongoing requirement.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of options:

Initial contract term of 7 years (84 months) followed by an option of 3 years (36 months) during which time the services are likely to be retendered as an ongoing requirement.

II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

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

NHS England intends to use its eTendering system once the tender goes live. A Contract Notice will be issued to alert suppliers when the tender goes live. If you are interested in the tender please register here: https://nhsengland.bravosolution.co.uk/

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

HOS Region 6 South Central England

Lot No: 6

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

85111700

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: IE05
NUTS code: UK
Main site or place of performance:

Home Oxygen Services for 13 Clinical Commissioning Groups in Region 6 South Central England, as defined in II.2.4 below.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

NB: See Lot 1 for additional CPV codes.

Lot 6 is for the South Central region of England. The home oxygen service provides a service to users in their own homes and also supports users working and travelling outside the home through the provision of appropriate oxygen equipment. CCGs, have the responsibility for providing the home oxygen service to patients. The services that will be included in the Contracts includes, but is not limited to:

— the provision of a customer contact centre,

— processing and delivery of Home Oxygen requests,

— supply and installation of equipment,

— training and guidance for service users and/or carers,

— managing oxygen supplies through replenishment of cylinders and Liquid Oxygen (LOX),

— reimbursement of electricity costs for concentrator users and

— servicing and maintenance of equipment. Suppliers must be able to deliver all aspects of the service and must support the service that they provide with a suite of reports that enable clinicians to monitor the oxygen usage for their patients, and to be alerted when service users are not responsive to risk assessments and maintenance. This is in addition to reports that support reconciliation. The 13 Clinical Commissioning Groups referred to in II.2.3 are:

— NHS North Hampshire Clinical Commissioning Group,

— NHS Berkshire West Clinical Commissioning Group,

— NHS Buckinghamshire Clinical Commissioning Group,

— NHS East Berkshire Clinical Commissioning Group,

— NHS Fareham and Gosport Clinical Commissioning Group,

— NHS Isle of White Clinical Commissioning Group,

— NHS Milton Keynes Clinical Commissioning Group,

— NHS North East Hampshire and Farnham Clinical Commissioning Group,

— NHS Oxfordshire Clinical Commissioning Group,

— NHS Portsmouth Clinical Commissioning Group,

— NHS South Eastern Hampshire Clinical Commissioning Group,

— NHS Southampton Clinical Commissioning Group,

— NHS West Hampshire Clinical Commissioning Group.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 58 000 000.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 120
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Initial contract term of 7 years (84 months) followed by an option of 3 years (36 months) during which time the services are likely to be retendered as an ongoing requirement.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of options:

Initial contract term of 7 years (84 months) followed by an option of 3 years (36 months) during which time the services are likely to be retendered as an ongoing requirement.

II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

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

NHS England intends to use its eTendering system once the tender goes live. A Contract Notice will be issued to alert suppliers when the tender goes live. If you are interested in the tender please register here: https://nhsengland.bravosolution.co.uk/

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

HOS Region 7 London England

Lot No: 7

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

85111700

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK
NUTS code: UKI
Main site or place of performance:

Home Oxygen Services for 32 Clinical Commissioning Groups in Region 7 London England, as defined in II.2.4 below.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

NB: See Lot 1 for additional CPV codes.

Lot 7 is for the London region of England. The home oxygen service provides a service to users in their own homes and also supports users working and travelling outside the home through the provision of appropriate oxygen equipment. CCGs, have the responsibility for providing the home oxygen service to patients. The services that will be included in the Contracts includes, but is not limited to:

— the provision of a customer contact centre,

— processing and delivery of Home Oxygen requests,

— supply and installation of equipment,

— training and guidance for service users and/ or carers,

— managing oxygen supplies through replenishment of cylinders and Liquid Oxygen (LOX),

— reimbursement of electricity costs for concentrator users and

— servicing and maintenance of equipment. Suppliers must be able to deliver all aspects of the service and must support the service that they provide with a suite of reports that enable clinicians to monitor the oxygen usage for their patients, and to be alerted when service users are not responsive to risk assessments and maintenance. This is in addition to reports that support reconciliation.

The 32 Clinical Commissioning Groups referred to in II.2.3 are:

— NHS Ealing Clinical Commissioning Group,

— NHS Barking and Dagenham Clinical Commissioning Group,

— NHS Barnet Clinical Commissioning Group,

— NHS Bexley Clinical Commissioning Group,

— NHS Brent Clinical Commissioning Group,

— NHS Bromley Clinical Commissioning Group,

— NHS Camden Clinical Commissioning Group,

— NHS Central London Clinical Commissioning Group,

— NHS City and Hackney Clinical Commissioning Group,

— NHS Croydon Clinical Commissioning Group,

— NHS Enfield Clinical Commissioning Group,

— NHS Greenwich Clinical Commissioning Group,

— NHS Hammersmith and Fulham Clinical Commissioning Group,

— NHS Haringey Clinical Commissioning Group,

— NHS Harrow Clinical Commissioning Group,

— NHS Havering Clinical Commissioning Group,

— NHS Hillingdon Clinical Commissioning Group,

— NHS Hounslow Clinical Commissioning Group,

— NHS Islington Clinical Commissioning Group,

— NHS Kingston Clinical Commissioning Group,

— NHS Lambeth Clinical Commissioning Group,

— NHS Lewisham Clinical Commissioning Group,

— NHS Merton Clinical Commissioning Group,

— NHS Newham Clinical Commissioning Group,

— NHS Redbridge Clinical Commissioning Group,

— NHS Richmond Clinical Commissioning Group,

— NHS Southwark Clinical Commissioning Group,

— NHS Sutton Clinical Commissioning Group,

— NHS Tower Hamlets Clinical Commissioning Group,

— NHS Waltham Forest Clinical Commissioning Group,

— NHS Wandsworth Clinical Commissioning Group,

— NHS West London Clinical Commissioning Group.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 107 000 000.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 120
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Initial contract term of 7 years (84 months) followed by an option of 3 years (36 months) during which time the services are likely to be retendered as an ongoing requirement.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of options:

Initial contract term of 7 years (84 months) followed by an option of 3 years (36 months) during which time the services are likely to be retendered as an ongoing requirement.

II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

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

NHS England intends to use its eTendering system once the tender goes live. A Contract Notice will be issued to alert suppliers when the tender goes live. If you are interested in the tender please register here: https://nhsengland.bravosolution.co.uk/

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

HOS Region 8 South East Coast England

Lot No: 8

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

85111700

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK
NUTS code: UKJ
Main site or place of performance:

Home Oxygen Services for 19 Clinical Commissioning Groups in Region 8 South East Coast England, as defined in II.2.4 below.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

NB: See Lot 1 for additional CPV codes.

Lot 8 is for the South East Coast region of England. The home oxygen service provides a service to users in their own homes and also supports users working and travelling outside the home through the provision of appropriate oxygen equipment. CCGs, have the responsibility for providing the home oxygen service to patients. The services that will be included in the Contracts includes, but is not limited to:

— the provision of a customer contact centre,

— processing and delivery of Home Oxygen requests,

— supply and installation of equipment,

— training and guidance for service users and/ or carers,

— managing oxygen supplies through replenishment of cylinders and Liquid Oxygen (LOX),

— reimbursement of electricity costs for concentrator users and

— servicing and maintenance of equipment. Suppliers must be able to deliver all aspects of the service and must support the service that they provide with a suite of reports that enable clinicians to monitor the oxygen usage for their patients, and to be alerted when service users are not responsive to risk assessments and maintenance. This is in addition to reports that support reconciliation.

The 19 Clinical Commissioning Groups referred to in II.2.3 are:

— NHS South Kent Coast Clinical Commissioning Group,

— NHS Surrey Heath Clinical Commissioning Group,

— NHS Ashford Clinical Commissioning Group,

— NHS Brighton and Hove Clinical Commissioning Group,

— NHS Canterbury and Coastal Clinical Commissioning Group,

— NHS Coastal West Sussex Clinical Commissioning Group,

— NHS Crawley Clinical Commissioning Group,

— NHS Dartford, Gravesham and Swanley clinical Commissioning Group,

— NHS East Surrey Clinical Commissioning Group,

— NHS Eastbourne, Hailsham and Seaford Clinical Commissioning Group,

— NHS Guildford and Waverley Clinical Commissioning Group,

— NHS Hastings and Rother Clinical Commissioning Group,

— NHS High Weald Lewes Havens Clinical Commissioning Group,

— NHS Horsham and Mid Sussex Clinical Commissioning Group,

— NHS Kent and Medway Clinical Commissioning Group,

— NHS Surrey Downs Clinical Commissioning Group,

— NHS Swale Clinical Commissioning Group,

— NHS Thanet Clinical Commissioning Group,

— NHS West Kent Clinical Commissioning Group.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 70 000 000.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 120
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Initial contract term of 7 years (84 months) followed by an option of 3 years (36 months) during which time the services are likely to be retendered as an ongoing requirement.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of options:

Initial contract term of 7 years (84 months) followed by an option of 3 years (36 months) during which time the services are likely to be retendered as an ongoing requirement.

II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

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

NHS England intends to use its eTendering system once the tender goes live. A Contract Notice will be issued to alert suppliers when the tender goes live. If you are interested in the tender please register here: https://nhsengland.bravosolution.co.uk/

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation

III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

List and brief description of conditions:

As stated in the procurement documents.

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability

Selection criteria as stated 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)Type of procedure

Open procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction

IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: no
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

Date: 04/03/2019
Local time: 14:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

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

English

IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

Tender must be valid until: 04/07/2019

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 04/03/2019
Local time: 14:01

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published:

January 2025

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:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

The NHS Commissioning Board (operating as NHS England)
Phoenix House, Topcliffe Lane
Wakefield
WF3 1WE
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 7782382516
E-mail: mike.gillespie@nhs.netInternet address: https://www.england.nhs.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:

16/01/2019

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