Incident ground kit PPE for specialist ambulance HART teams
The requirement is for replacement of PPE as and when required locally by the Ambulance trust for the Hazardous Areas Response Team (HARTeam) across England, N. Ireland, Scotland and Wales.
UK-Birmingham: clothing, footwear, luggage articles and accessories
Section I: Contracting authority
West Midland Ambulance Service
Chelmsley Wood Ambulance Station, Waterloo Avenue
For the attention of: Laura Johnson
B37 6RE Birmingham
Telephone: +44 1384246608
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)
Section II: Object of the contract
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Deliveries could be made UK wide.
NUTS code UK
For the purpose of quantities for this framework there are 15 HARTeams across the England, plus 3 in Scotland, 1 in Wales and 1 in N. Ireland each team has 46 operatives, each operative will have an Incident Ground kit as part of the standard PPE issue.
The Incident Ground Kit PPE garment needs to be inherently fire retardant, consist of a two piece trouser and jacket configuration to standard EN ISO 11612 (protective clothing against heat and flame. previously EN531). The trouser must have fixed bracers and be capable of fitting to the jacket by way of a zip function to create a one piece garment. Both garments need to be machine washable at 40°C.
18000000, 18130000, 18230000
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
1. Register your company on the eSourcing portal (this is only required once) – Browse to the eSourcing Portal: https://www.nhssourcing.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 onscreen instructions to complete the PQQ/ ITT – There may be a mixture of online & 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.
Section IV: Procedure
The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated below
1. Price. Weighting 30
2. Quality. Weighting 70
Payable documents: no
Section VI: Complementary information
Chelmsley Wood Ambulance Station
B37 6RE Birmingham
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:6.12.2012