Microbiology Managed Service Tender Stoke-on-Trent

Microbiology Managed Service Tender Stoke-on-Trent

Managed service contract in the areas of microbiology/cellular pathology.

United Kingdom-Stoke on Trent: Pathology services

2018/S 179-404896

Contract notice

Supplies

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

N/A
N/A
Royal Stoke University Hospital, Newcastle Road
Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire
ST4 6QG
United Kingdom
Contact person: Steve Kettle
E-mail: steve.kettle@uhnm.nhs.uk
NUTS code: UKG
Internet address(es):Main address: http://www.uhnm.nhs.uk

Address of the buyer profile: https://uk.eu-supply.com/ctm/Company/CompanyInformation/Index/13355

I.2)Information about joint procurement

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://uk.eu-supply.com/app/rfq/rwlentrance_s.asp?PID=24784&B=UHNS
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://uk.eu-supply.com/app/rfq/rwlentrance_s.asp?PID=24784&B=UHNS
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Other type: NHS

I.5)Main activity

Health

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Microbiology Managed Service

Reference number: MED3153

II.1.2)Main CPV code

85111800

II.1.3)Type of contract

Supplies

II.1.4)Short description:

UHNM Supplies and Procurement Department on behalf of the following Trusts; University Hospital of North Midlands (UHNM), Mid Cheshire NHS FT (MCFT) is seeking a contractor for the provision of a managed service contract in the areas of microbiology/cellular pathology initially to include, but not limited to, microbiology, (bacteriology, virology, serology and molecular pathology), at its laboratories based at Royal Stoke University Hospital and Macclesfield District Hospital. The contractor would be responsible for the supply of all equipment, consumables and all associated reagents required to deliver a comprehensive managed service to the Trusts. The contractor would be responsible for the service and maintenance of all equipment throughout the duration of the contract.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 11 500 000.00 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)

33696500
51430000
71900000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKG

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Provision of a Microbiology Managed Service

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: 11 500 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 156
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The duration of the Pathology Managed Service contract shall be 8 years with an option to extend for a further 3 years plus 2 years to total of 13 years. It is expected that there will be a refresh of equipment/technology, should the Trusts decide to extend the managed service contract during the initial 8 year period.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
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

List and brief description of selection criteria:

A Dun and Bradstreet report will be obtained by the UHNM to assess your organisation’s financial viability. This report will be used to determine whether your organisation has the financial capability and capacity should you be successful. Vendors may be rejected if their Dunn and Bradstreet rating shows a risk indicator of 3 ‘Slightly greater than average risk of Financial Failure’.

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
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

Open 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: no
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: 19/10/2018
Local time: 12:30
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

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

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 19/10/2018
Local time: 12:30

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published:

13 years

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

VI.3)Additional information:

To receive more information about this tender, including any amendments and/or clarifications and to request any clarifications and/or to respond to this tender, you must register your interest to this tender on the following site: https://uk.eu-supply.com/uhnm.asp

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust
Royal Stoke University Hospital, Newcastle Road
Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire
ST4 6QG
United Kingdom

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust
Royal Stoke University Hospital, Newcastle Road
Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire
ST4 6QG
United Kingdom

VI.4.3)Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

The Trust will incorporate a minimum 10 calendar day standstill period at the point where the award decision notice is communicated to the tenderers. The award decision notice will specify the criteria for the award of the contract, the reasons for the decision, including the characteristics and relative advantages, the name and score of the successful tender; and will specify when the standstill period is expected to end or the date before which the Trust will not conclude the contract.

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust
Royal Stoke University Hospital, Newcastle Road
Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire
ST4 6QG
United Kingdom

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

14/09/2018

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