Interpreting, Transcription and Translation Services Tender

Interpreting, Transcription and Translation Services Tender

The Trusts seeks to ensure the delivery of a fully managed Translation, Interpretation and Transcription Service.

United Kingdom-Bedford: Translation services

2018/S 054-119689

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Bedford Hospital NHS Trust
Bedford Hospital NHS Trust, Kempston Road
Bedford
MK42 9DJ
United Kingdom
Contact person: Mr Tom Devine
Telephone: +44 1234792660
E-mail: tom.devine@bedfordhospital.nhs.uk
Fax: +44 1235792155
NUTS code: UKH2
Internet address(es):Main address: www.bedfordhospital.nhs.uk

Address of the buyer profile: www.bedfordhospital.nhs.uk

I.1)Name and addresses

Luton and Dunstable University Hospital NHS Trust
Lewsey Road
Luton
LU4 0DZ
United Kingdom
Contact person: Tom Devine
Telephone: +44 1234792660
E-mail: tom.devine@bedfordhospital.nhs.uk
Fax: +44 1234792155
NUTS code: UKH2Internet address(es):Main address: https://www.ldh.nhs.uk/

I.2)Information about joint procurement

The contract involves joint procurement

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: http://www.supplying2nhs.org/
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: http://www.supplying2nhs.org/

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:

Managed Service for provision of Interpreting, Transcription and Translation Services

Reference number: DN330062

II.1.2)Main CPV code

79530000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

The requirement under this Contract is for the provision of a high quality, cost effective and efficient Translation, Interpretation and Transcription Services to be delivered to the Trusts through this Contract, the Trusts seeks to ensure the delivery of a fully managed Translation, Interpretation and Transcription Service, that provides all ancillary services required for the delivery of this provision. This is to include the seamless, end-to-end delivery of a Service that offers advisory and administrative support.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 1 375 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKH2

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The requirement under this Contract is for the provision of a high quality, cost effective and efficient Translation, Interpretation and Transcription Services to be delivered to the Trusts through this Contract, the Trusts seeks to ensure the delivery of a fully managed Translation, Interpretation and Transcription Service, that provides all ancillary services required for the delivery of this provision. This is to include the seamless, end-to-end delivery of a Service that offers advisory and administrative support in the following key areas;

— Verbal and Non-verbal Face-to-Face Interpretation Services that facilitate the conversion of spoken languages from one to another and the communication between deaf-blind, deaf and/or hard of hearing Service Users and hearing individuals via the use of a Linguist in physical attendance, allowing listeners and speakers to understand one another,

— Verbal and Non-verbal Video Interpretation Services that facilitate the conversion of spoken languages from one to another and the communication between deaf-blind, deaf and/or hard of hearing Service Users and hearing individuals via the use of video and audio technology allowing listeners and speakers to understand one another,

— Verbal and Non-verbal Translation and Transcription Services that that allows for the translation of written materials, the transcription of audio files, tapes and other electronic media into written and/or electronic text and the transcription of written documents into alternative formats to include but not limited to Braille, Easy Read, Audio and Large Print,

— Telephone Interpretation Services allowing for the conversion of spoken languages from one to another via the use of a Linguist over the telephone and all additional ancillary services required to deliver the Service. The Service Specification provides a detailed breakdown of the Service Requirements and as such, should be referenced by organisations tendering for this Contract.

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: 1 375 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The contract provides for 2 x 12 month extension options.

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

Maximum number: 5

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: yes

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of options:

The contract provides for 2 x 12 month extension options.

II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

Tenders must be presented in the form of electronic catalogues or include an electronic catalogue

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

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
III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
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

Restricted 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: yes
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: 16/04/2018
Local time: 12:00

IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

Date: 28/05/2018

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

Duration in months: 3 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

Electronic ordering will be used
Electronic payment will be used
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Bedford hospital NHS Trust
South Wing Kempston Road
Bedford
MK42 9DJ
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1234792660
E-mail: tom.devine@bedfordhospital.nhs.uk
Fax: +44 1234792155Internet address:www.bedfordhospital.nhs.uk

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

As above
Kempston
MK42 9DJ
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1234792660
E-mail: tom.devine@bedfordhospital.nhs.uk
Fax: +44 1234792155Internet address:www.bedfordhospital.nhs.uk
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:

16/03/2018

 

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