Managed Pathology Services Cambridge

Managed Pathology Services Cambridge

The contract will cover the provision of a Managed Pathology Service at Satellite Pathology Centres at East and North Hertfordshire Hospital and Hinchingbrooke Hospital. 


United Kingdom-Cambridge: Pathology services

2014/S 129-231315

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
The Pathology Partnership, Compass House, Vision Park, Chivers Way, Histon
Contact point(s): Procurement Manager
For the attention of: Jesca Ackell
CB24 9AD Cambridge
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1223393982
E-mail: j.ackell@nhs.net

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: www.cuh.org.uk

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

The Ipswich Hospital NHS Trust
Heath Road
IP4 5PD Ipswich
UNITED KINGDOM

East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust
Lister Hospital, Coreys Mill Lane
SG1 4AB Stevenage
UNITED KINGDOM

Colchester Hospital University NHS Foundation Trust
Turner Road
CO4 5JL Colchester
UNITED KINGDOM

West Suffolk Hospital NHS Trust
Hardwick Lane
IP33 2QZ Bury St Edmunds
UNITED KINGDOM

Hinchingbrooke Health Care NHS Trust
Hinchingbrooke Hospital, Hinchingbrooke Park
PE29 6NT Huntingdon
UNITED KINGDOM

 

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description

II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:

Managed Pathology Services.

II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Services
Service category No 27: Other services
NUTS code UKH1,UKH12,UKH14,UKH3,UKH23

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)

Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation.
Trust is hosting TPP (The Pathology Partnership) a pathology joint venture.

The contract will cover the provision of a Managed Pathology Service at Satellite Pathology Centres at East and North Hertfordshire Hospital and Hinchingbrooke Hospital. The scope of service will include a range of testing services including but not limited to Biochemistry, Haemotology, Coagulation and Blood Transfusion. Satellite Pathology Centres at East and North Hertfordshire and Hinchingbrooke sites are aligned and will work closely with the Pathology Hub site located at Cambridge University Hospitals Biomedical Campus. Please seehttp://www.thepathologypartnership.info for more information.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85111800

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes

II.1.8)Lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for one or more lots

II.1.9)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract

II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

Provision of managed pathology services (detailed information will be provided in the tender documents).

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of these options: Management of Sub-contractors to The Pathology Partnership sites.
As an extension of the Managed Service arrangements we put in place, The Pathology Partnership reserves the option to explore the future potential for a Managed Service provider to take on the management of sub-contractors to The Pathology Partnerships sites.

II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Duration in months: 72 (from the award of the contract)

Information about lots

Lot No: 1 Lot title: Managed Pathology Service at East and North Hertfordshire Hospital

1)Short description

Contract will cover the provision of a Managed Pathology Service at Satellite Pathology Centres at East and North Hertfordshire Hospital. Scope of service will include a range of testing services including but not limited to Biochemistry, Haematology, Coagulation and Blood Transfusion. Satellite Pathology Centres at East and North Hertfordshire and Hinchingbrooke sites are aligned and will work closely with the main Pathology Hub site located at Cambridge University Hospitals sited on Cambridge Biomedical Campus.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85111800

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 2 Lot title: Managed Pathology Service at Hinchingbrooke Hospital

1)Short description

Contract will cover the provision of a Managed Pathology Service at Satellite Pathology Centres at Hinchingbrooke Hospital. Scope of service will include a range of testing services including but not limited to Biochemistry, Haematology, Coagulation and Blood Transfusion. Satellite Pathology Centres at East and North Hertfordshire and Hinchingbrooke sites are aligned and will work closely with the main Pathology Hub site located at Cambridge University Hospitals sited on Cambridge Biomedical Campus.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85111800

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 3 Lot title: Managed Pathology Service at East and North Hertfordshire and Hinchingbrooke sites

1)Short description

Contract will cover the provision of a Managed Pathology Service at Cambridge Satellite Pathology Centres at East and North Hertfordshire Hospital and Hinchingbrooke Hospital. Scope of service will include a range of testing services including but not limited to Biochemistry, Haematology, Coagulation and Blood Transfusion. Satellite Pathology Centres at East and North Hertfordshire and Hinchingbrooke sites are aligned and will work closely with the main Pathology Hub site located at Cambridge University Hospitals sited on Cambridge Biomedical Campus

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85111800

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract

III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:

If considered appropriate by the Trust an indemnity, guarantee, bond or other form of appropriate security may be required.
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

Joint and several liability will be required.

III.1.4)Other particular conditions

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: no
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: In accordance with Articles 45 and 46 of Directive 2004/18/EC and Regulation 23 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2006.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: In accordance with Article 47 of Directive 2004/18/ECand Regulation 24 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2006.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
In accordance with Article 48 of Directive 2004/18/ECand Regulation 25 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2006.
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts

III.3.1)Information about a particular profession

Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession: no

III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

Legal persons should indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff responsible for the execution of the service: no

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

Recourse to staged procedure to gradually reduce the number of solutions to be discussed or tenders to be negotiated no
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:

ADD/PU/JA/14/05

IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

no

IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document

Time limit for receipt of requests for documents or for accessing documents: 18.8.2014 – 17:00
Payable documents: no

IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

26.8.2014 – 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

in days: 120 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: no

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no

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
VI.4)Procedures for appeal

VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Hills Road
CB2 0QQ Cambridge
UNITED KINGDOM
Internet address: www.cuh.org.uk

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: The Trust will incorporate a standstill period at the point the decision regarding the award of the contract is communicated to tenderers. The standstill period shall be in accordance with Regulation 32A 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:

4.7.2014

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