Managed Laboratory Service Contract for Pathology

Managed Laboratory Service Contract for Pathology

CWPS is seeking a partner to implement a Managed Laboratory Service Contract for Pathology that will include the provision of maintenance and replacement of pathology equipment.

United Kingdom-Birmingham: Pathology services

2017/S 235-488016

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

HealthTrust Europe LLP (HTE) acting as agent for the University Hospitals of Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust (“UHCW”)
19 George Road
Edgbaston, Birmingham
B15 1NU
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 08458875000
E-mail: hannah.nicholls@htepg.com
NUTS code: UKInternet address(es):Main address: https://healthtrusteurope.bravosolution.co.uk
I.2)Joint procurement

I.3)Communication

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

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:

CWPS Pathology Blood Science Managed Service

Reference number: SF049736-001

II.1.2)Main CPV code

85111800

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

HealthTrust Europe LLP (HTE) acting as provider of procurement services on behalf of University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire Trust (the “Trust”). Coventry and Warwickshire Pathology Services (“CWPS”) is a managed network of laboratories hosted by University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust.

CWPS is seeking a partner to implement a Managed Laboratory Service Contract for Pathology that will include the provision of maintenance and replacement of pathology equipment, associated connectivity and the supply of consumables, associated items, chemicals and reagents. Additional development of the service will be required such as the dedicated support in promoting innovation, upskilling of staff, and access to global research and novel bio marker pipelines to assist in the future strategy of the network. This procurement will cover all aspects of Blood Sciences (Chemistry, Immunoassay, Serology, Haematology, Coagulation, Immunology) and Molecular Testing.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 112 000 000.00 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)

85111810

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK
Main site or place of performance:

Laboratory services are provided at:

• University Hospital, Coventry.

• South Warwickshire Hospital, Warwick.

• George Eliot Hospital, Nuneaton.

• Queens Hospital, Burton (until at least 2022).

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

HealthTrust Europe LLP (HTE) acting as provider of procurement services on behalf of University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire Trust (the “Trust”). Coventry and Warwickshire Pathology Services (“CWPS”) is a managed network of laboratories hosted by University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust. Laboratory services are provided at:

• University Hospital, Coventry.

• South Warwickshire Hospital, Warwick.

• George Eliot Hospital, Nuneaton.

• Queens Hospital, Burton (until at least 2022).

Due to the potential establishment of Pathology Networks across England, additional laboratories may be added to the group of CWPS managed network of laboratories. These laboratories may include Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust and Wye Valley NHS Trust. The impact of the addition of these laboratories will be discussed with Bidders during the dialogue phase.

As part of this procurement, the appointed Successful Tenderer will be expected to cover the exit fees of the current contract.

CWPS is seeking a partner to implement a Managed Laboratory Service Contract for Pathology that will include the provision of maintenance and replacement of pathology equipment, associated connectivity and the supply of consumables, associated items, chemicals and reagents. Additional development of the service will be required such as the dedicated support in promoting innovation, upskilling of staff, and access to global research and novel bio marker pipelines to assist in the future strategy of the network. This procurement will cover all aspects of Blood Sciences (Chemistry, Immunoassay, Serology, Haematology, Coagulation, Immunology) and Molecular Testing, with the potential to include Point of Care testing at a later stage.

The key aims of this project are to establish a partnership arrangement to help improve efficiency, reduce costs and to deliver an improved diagnostic service to our users. These aims will be achieved by the implementation of a hub laboratory at George Eliot and the use of state of the art analytical equipment combined with appropriate automation.

It is expected further procurements will be required in future years under this Managed Service Agreement. At this time, there is an intention to include the following: -.

• Serology Testing – £118,000 – Expiry Date 31/01/22.

• HbA1c – £150,000 – current workload 350,000 P/A – Expiry Date 31/03/21.

• Immunology Indirect Immunofluorescence – £44,500 P/A – Expiry Date 31/08/21.

• Protein Electrophoresis – £54,000 P/A – Expiry Date 31/07/21.

• Haemoglobinopathy – 12,000 test P/A – £24,000 P/A – Expiry Date 31/07/21.

• Blood Collection Tubes – 500k.

• Mass Spec – This is a new technology that will be implemented.

• Blood Transfusion – Approx. £500,000.

The resultant contract arising from this procurement will be entered into between The Trust and the successful bidder.

The duration of the Contract will be 7 years (the “Initial Term”) with the option for the Contracting Authority to extend the term for a further 7 years (the “Secondary Term”) in its sole discretion.

The contract is anticipated to have an Initial annual value of approximately £6,500,000, £45,500,000 for the Initial Term and £91,000,000 for the total of the Initial Term and Secondary Term.

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: 91 000 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 84
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Option to extend for up to a further 7 years.

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

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of options:

Option to extend for up to a further 7 years.

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

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

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

Competitive dialogue
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

Recourse to staged procedure to gradually reduce the number of solutions to be discussed or tenders to be negotiated
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

Notice number in the OJ S: 2016/S 066-115210

IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Date: 02/01/2018
Local time: 16:00

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

Date: 19/01/2018

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: 24 (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 invoicing will be accepted
Electronic payment will be used

VI.3)Additional information:

—TERMS AND CONDITIONS / ACTIVITY BASED INCOME (ABI).

The terms and conditions of this contract are appended to the ISIT. These terms include provisions for the payment of the supplier of an ABI management of the contract, the management and administration of the contract HTE.

—SUBMISSION OF EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST AND PROCUREMENT INFORMATION.

This exercise will be conducted on the HTE Bravo portal. Candidates wishing to be considered

Register on the HTE portal at https://healthtrusteurope.bravosolution.co.uk. Login to the portal with username / password. Click the PQQs / ITTs Open to All Suppliers link. These are the PQQs / ITTs open to any registered supplier. Click on the PQQ / ITT to access the content. Click the Express button at the top of the page. This will move the PQQ / ITT to your My PQQs / My ITTs page. You can access any Attachments in the PQQ / ITT Details box. Follow the onscreen instructions to complete the PQQ / ITT. Submit your reply using the Submit Response button at the top of the page. If you require any further advice, contact the Bravo e-Tendering Help Desk at help@bravosolution.co.uk.

Sid4Gov.

HTE used the sid4gov supplier information database. Candidates should register on sid4gov at https://sid4gov.cabinetoffice.gov.uk/organisation/register and submit their sid4gov company profile for publication on the database. Candidates already registered on sid4gov must ensure information is up to date. Where access to sid4gov is unavailable, please contact the sid4gov helpdesk at sid4gov@gps.gsi.gov.uk. Please note that sid4gov does not prepopulate any fields of the PQQ on HTE’s Bravo portal. Candidates must complete the Qualification & Technical Envelopes of the PQQ in Bravo in full.

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

HealthTrust Europe Legal Department
19 George Road
Birmingham
B15 1NU
United Kingdom
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:

01/12/2017

 

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