Information System to support inpatient and residential care services

Information System to support inpatient and residential care services

NHS Commercial Procurement Collaborative.

UK-Sheffield: Medical software package

2012/S 244-401762

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

NHS Commercial Procurement Collaborative (NHS CPC) ( hosted by and acting through Leeds and York Partnership NHS Foundation Trust)
Don Valley House, Savile Street East
For the attention of: Lesley Bennett
S4 7UQ Sheffield
UNITED KINGDOM

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

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
Information System to support inpatient and residential care services.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Services
Service category No 7: Computer and related services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Leeds Community Healthcare NHS Trust (lead organisation), Leeds City Council.
NUTS code UK
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)
Information System to support inpatient and residential care services.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

48180000, 48000000, 48814200, 48100000, 48219300, 72000000

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
II.1.8)Lots
II.1.9)Information about variants
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 150 000 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: 84 (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:
Parent Company or other guarantees may be required in certain circumstances.
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
Further details in the ITT documents
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
A consortium bid is acceptable but the contracting authority reserves the right to require any contract to be entered into with a single legal entity (whether a lead contractor or special purpose vehicle).
III.1.4)Other particular conditions
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: Refer to ITT documents.
Suppliers must confirm that none of the circumstances set out in Regulation 23 (1) or 23 (4) of the Public Contracts Regulations apply to the supplier.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Candidates may be disqualified who do not respond in accordance with the format and instructions of this requirement. Prior to entering your general information and expressing an interest in this requirement candidates are requested to provide their profile in Sid4health. The NHS CPC utilizes the NHS Supplier Information Database (sid4health) to manage and assess general pre-qualification info in the form of a profile. To register your profile on Sid4health you must:
i) obtain a Dun & Bradstreet (D&B) DUNS(R) Number to enable registration on sid4health. Normally its provided within 48 hours but may take up to 5 days. The DUNS(R) No. is the standard supplier coding for the NHS and must be obtained for trading with the NHS. Check if your company has a DUNS(R) No on the Sid4health registration page.
ii) go to www.sid4health.nhs.uk and select Register Supplier Organisation and enter the first part or the whole of your organisation name or DUNS number. Click on Search, follow instructions to complete the registration or select an existing registration to create a new user account. (Candidates must publish at least one validated profile to make their profile available for buyers to view generally – see Help page on Sid4health within Profile Management for details). iii) ensure all mandatory fields of their Sid4health profile are completed. D&B data will be supplied automatically by D&B.

iv) Where access to Sid4health is unavailable, contact the sid4health Helpdesk: helpsid4health@eurodyn.com

Once your sid4health profile has been completed and validated progress to express interest in this tender as per section VI.3) Please ensure you keep your profile updated within Sid4health regularly.

III.2.3)Technical capacity
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
Refer to ITT documents.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
Suppliers must confirm that none of the circumstances set out in Regulation 23 (1) or 23 (4) of the Public Contracts Regulations apply to the supplier.
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
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
An electronic auction will be used: no
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
25.1.2013 – 17:00
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
Duration in months: 3 (from the date stated for receipt of 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
The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
VI.3)Additional information

Instructions How to Express Interest in this Tender~: 1. Register your company on the eSourcing portal (required once) – Browse to the eSourcing Portal: https://yhcpc.bravosolution.co.uk and click the link to register – Accept the terms and conditions and click ‘continue’ – Enter your correct details – Note the username you chose and click ‘Save’ when complete – You will shortly receive an email with your unique password (keep this secure). Once registered, please follow the steps to import your sid4health profile, the instructions to do so are in the ‘Supplier Import guide’ once logged in. You will then be able to express interest in the tender exercise that is of interest to you 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/ 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 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 at +44 8003684580 or help@bravosolution.co.uk

VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: NHS CPC will incorporate a minimum 10 calendar day standstill period at the point information on the award of contract is communicated to tenderers, in accordance with Regulation 32A of the Public Contracts Regulations 2006. Any tenderer wishing to appeal the decision to award the contract, or after the award of the contract appeal the award of the contract, shall have the rights set out in Part 9 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2006.
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:15.12.2012

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