Network Support Contract Essex

Network Support Contract Essex

Data Communication Network Support Contract.

UK-Westcliff-on-Sea: computer network services

2012/S 93-153986

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Southend University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Southend Hospital Prittlewell Chase
For the attention of: Clive Cambridge, Head of Purchasing and Supply
SS0 0RY Westcliff-on-Sea
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1702508120
E-mail: clive.cambridge@southend.nhs.uk
Fax: +44 1702508177

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: www.southend-hospital.co.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
Regional or local authority
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: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
Data Communication Network Support Contract.
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
NUTS code UKH31
II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
The Trust wish to Identify a supplier who will provide the Trust with network support and maintenance over a three year contract with an option for an additional years extention period.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

72700000, 72610000

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
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
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: 36 (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:
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.
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: (a) is bankrupt or is being wound up, where his affairs are being administered by the court, where he has entered into an arrangement with creditors, where he has suspended business activities or is in any analogous situation arising from a similar procedure under national laws and regulations;
(b) is the subject of proceedings for a declaration of bankruptcy, for an order for compulsory winding up or administration by the court or of an arrangement with creditors or of any other similar proceedings under national laws and regulations;
(c) has been convicted by a judgment which has the force of res judicata in accordance with the legal provisions of the country of any offence concerning his professional conduct;
(d) has been guilty of grave professional misconduct proven by any means which the contracting authorities can demonstrate;
(e) has not fulfilled obligations relating to the payment of social security contributions in accordance with the legal provisions of the country in which he is established or with those of the country of the contracting authority;
(f) has not fulfilled obligations relating to the payment of taxes in accordance with the legal provisions of the country in which he is established or with those of the country of the contracting authority;
(g) is guilty of serious misrepresentation in supplying the information required under this Section or has not supplied such information;
(h) has been the subject of a conviction for participation in a criminal organisation, as defined in Article 2(1) of Council Joint Action 98/733/JHA;
(i) has been the subject of a conviction for corruption, as defined in Article 3 of the Council Act of 26.5.1972 and Article 3(1) of Council Joint Action 98/742/JHA3 respectively;
(j) has been the subject of a conviction for fraud within the meaning of Article 1 of the Convention relating to the protection of the financial interests of the European Communities;
(k) has been the subject of a conviction for money laundering, as defined in Article 1 of Council Directive 91/308/EEC of 10.6.1991 on prevention of the use of the financial system for the purpose of money laundering.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Appropriate statements from banks or, where appropriate, evidence of relevant professional risk indemnity insurance.
III.2.3)Technical capacity
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
A list of major contracts won in the last 24 months, ideally with in the Health Sector or any other public sector area, with named reference sites, contact names, current telephone numbers and e-mail addresses.
Appropriate trade registrations and certificates.
Failure to provide this information as part of your expression of interest may lead to your company not being issued tender documents.
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
Restricted
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate
Envisaged minimum number 5: and maximum number 7
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:
SE1293
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
no
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
11.6.2012
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
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening tenders

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
1) If, and when this requirement is offered to tender, this may be done in whole or part via electronic means using the internet, and may also be completed through the medium of an electronic reverse auction.
2) Please ensure that your expression of interest contains a named contact, with appropriate contact details i.e. telephone number, fax number and e-mail address, for use during this tender exercise.
3) The Trust does not bind itself to accept the lowest offer or any offer and reserves the right to accept an offer in whole or part, each item for this purpose being treated as separate.
4) Depending on the number of responses received the Trust reserves the right to issue a prequalification questionnaire covering further requirements specific to this tender.
5) The Trust can not be held responsible for any costs incurred by Offerors in relation to the preparation of their offer and any post offer clarification.
6) The Trust undertakes to use its best endeavours to hold confident any information provided in any proposal submitted, subject to the Trust’s obligation under law, including the Freedom of Information Act 1997. If the applicant considers that any information submitted in any proposal should not be disclosed because of its sensitivity then this should be stated with the reason(s) for considering it so.
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: Southend University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust will incorporate a minimum of 10 calendar days standstill period at the point information of the award of contact is communicated to tenderers. This period allows unsuccessful tenderers to seek further debriefing from the contracting authority before the contract is entered into.
Applicants have two working days from the notification of the award decision to request additional debriefing and that information has to be provided a minimum of 3 working days before the expiry of the standstill period.
Such additional information should be requested from the contact in part 1.1 of this advert.
If an appeal regarding the award of the contract has not been successfully resolved the Public Contracts Regulation 2006 (SI 2006 No5) provide for the aggrieved parties who have been harmed or at risk of harm by a breech of the rules to take action in the High Court (England, Wales or Northern Ireland. Any such action must be brought promptly (generally within 3 months). Where a contract has not been entered into the court may order the setting aside of the award decision or order the authority to amend any document and may award damages. If the contract has been entered into the Court may only award damages (the purpose of the standstill period referred to allows the parties to apply to the courts to set aside the award decision before the contract is entered into).
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:11.5.2012

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